About Kasol

Unwind in the lap of nature

Himachal Pradesh

Kasol Overview

Nestled amidst the majestic Parvati Valley in the northern Indian state of Himachal Pradesh, Kasol has emerged as a popular tourist destination for those seeking solace in nature's lap. Surrounded by snow-capped peaks, lush green landscapes, and the gushing Parvati River, this quaint little village offers a tranquil retreat away from the chaos of city life. In this article, we will take you on a virtual tour of Kasol, showcasing its most captivating attractions and addressing frequently asked questions to help you plan a memorable visit.

Kheerganga Trek:

Embark on an adventurous journey to Kheerganga, a mesmerizing meadow nestled at an altitude of 3,050 meters. The trek commences from Barshaini and takes you through dense forests, sparkling waterfalls, and picturesque landscapes. Reaching the summit rewards you with breathtaking views of the snow-clad Himalayan peaks and a chance to relax in the natural hot water springs, renowned for their therapeutic properties.

Malana Village:

Known for its unique culture and history, a visit to Malana Village is like stepping into a time capsule. This isolated village, believed to be one of the oldest democracies in the world, has its own distinct language, customs, and legal system. Explore the narrow pathways lined with ancient stone houses, interact with the friendly locals, and witness their traditional way of life. Remember to respect their customs and avoid touching any of their belongings.

Tosh Village:

A short distance away from Kasol lies the charming village of Tosh, perched at an elevation of 7,874 feet. Surrounded by towering mountains and cascading waterfalls, Tosh offers a serene atmosphere and stunning vistas. Take a leisurely stroll through the village, sample local delicacies, and immerse yourself in the tranquility of the Himalayan wilderness.

Manikaran Sahib:

Located on the banks of the Parvati River, Manikaran Sahib holds immense religious significance for both Sikhs and Hindus. The holy gurudwara, adorned with intricate architecture, attracts devotees from far and wide. Experience the soothing vibes as you indulge in a langar (community meal) and take a dip in the natural hot springs known for their curative properties.

Chalal Village:

If you're seeking a peaceful escape from the bustling crowds, head to Chalal Village, a hidden gem near Kasol. This idyllic hamlet, accessible through a short hike, offers panoramic views of the valley and the river. Enjoy a riverside picnic, engage in meditation or yoga, or simply unwind amidst nature's tranquility.

Rasol Village:

Located at an elevation of around 10,000 feet, Rasol Village is a hidden gem that offers stunning views of the surrounding peaks. The village is known for its serene ambiance, friendly locals, and the opportunity to witness traditional Himachali culture. A trek to Rasol promises an offbeat experience and a chance to immerse yourself in the tranquil beauty of the Himalayas.

Chojh Village:

For those seeking a unique cultural experience, a visit to Chojh Village is a must. This quaint village is inhabited by the Gaddi community, known for its rich folklore and traditional way of life. Interact with the locals, learn about their customs and rituals, and relish the warm hospitality extended by the villagers.

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How to reach Kasol?

Kasol is standing at a high altitude is fairly connected to all the cities majorly by roadways:

By Flight

The Nearest airport is almost 31 km away, Bhuntar Airport is located near Kullu. It is linked to three major cities of India which are Delhi, Pathankot, and Shimla. You can hire local cabs or private vehicles according to your convenience from there to reach Kasol.

By Train

Joginder Nagar, which is 145 km away from Kasol is the nearest railway station to Kasol in terms of narrow gauge. Whereas, Pathankot is the nearest railway station available Broad gauge wise almost 150 Km away. You can opt for Himsagar Express, Andaman Express, Ten Jammu Express, and Sarvodaya Express. Chandigarh is around 310 Km away is another option you can go for. Taxis or private vehicles can be hired from here as well to reach Kasol.

By Road

The HRTC (Himachal Road Transport Corporation) buses run regularly from the surrounding states of Delhi, Haryana, and Punjab. They also run it inside the state to and fro from the cities of Pathankot, Shimla, Kangra, Solan, and Dharamshala. Apart from buses you can go for the personal vehicle as well you can witness the beauty of Indian valleys on your way and it is considered as one the adventurous route.

Where is Kasol situated?

Kasol is a small hill station situated in the district Kullu of the Indian state of Himachal Pradesh. This little town in Himachal Pradesh stands on the banks of the Parvati River and the level of pristine beauty through the years is just magnificent.

What is the best time to visit Kasol?

Kasol welcomes tourists from all around the globe throughout the year. You can visit according to your convenience and motive to visit the place.

Kasol in Summer

Summers in Kasol start from March and last till June. During this time you experience Kasol in the most energetic way. During summers temperature ranges between 13 degrees Celsius and 35 degrees Celsius in Kasol, you can set out for sightseeing in Kasol it is also the ideal time. if you're visiting in the months of May & June it can be a bit hot not till an unbeatable extent. The best places to visit at Kasol in summers are Parvati Lake, Tosh, Malana, Manikaran Gurudwara, Raol, and Chalal. It is observed that during this time trekkers and campers found their way to Kasol as crystal skies give you an opportunity to camp outdoors and gaze at the glitter stars in the night sky. Moreover, Kasol is home to charming events during this season.

Kasol in Monsoon 

The monsoon in Kasol starts in July and lasts around September. The temperature ranges between 22 degrees Celsius and 32 degrees Celsius. It is not safe to travel during this time of the year. There is observed sudden landslides, road blockages, and cloudbursts which cause torrential downpours and give rise to slippery roads which are too risky to take a chance. But if you still find yourself here during monsoon you can rent hotel or resorts at a cheaper cost and enjoy your staycation the rain-washed shades of gives a romantic vibe to this place as it is not advised to go out of sightseeing.

Kasol in Winter

The months between October and February bring in too chilly temperatures that range between 11 degrees to 1 degrees, which is not likely to give way to enjoyment. Covering yourself up with layers of warm clothes and staying in the resort room is something you do not look forward to before planning a vacation. During this time most of the roads are blocked due to heavy snowfall, only if you are willing to take a risk you can plan a trip to Kasol in winter. Trekking to Kheerganga, Pin Parvati Pass, and Sar Pass is something you can do during winters.

What is Kasol famous for?

Kasol is famous for mesmerizing natural beauty, pleasant weather, jaw-dropping backdrops and adventure that is available throughout the year Kasol has made it to the top of the list. Kasol has gained its fame for numerous reasons, the main one being the kind of atmosphere and scenic beauty that the city has.

What are the things to do in Kasol?

There are so many things to do in Kasol to list down a few to them:

  • Pin Parvati Pass: Enjoy A Thrilling Trek
  • Naggar: Try Fishing 
  • Hot Spring: Dip yourself into The Soothing Water
  • Shopping: Shop Amazing Souvenirs 
  • Sar Pass Trek: Fulfill your  Adventurous side
  • Rice Beer: Taste something different
  • Riverside Camping: Amazing experience
  • Hype Music Festival: Party with your friends
  • Bakeries: Bakery Goods
  • Snowfall: Experience snowfall
  • Massage: Relax yourself

How is life in Kasol?

Also popular by the name "mini Israel of India", Kasol is one of the enchanting hill stations found in India situated in the district of Kullu. The land of Kasol is a majestic place to blossom one's mind and soul. Land with thrilling treks, roaring rivers, varieties of yummy delights, rich vegetation, and kind humanity surely makes you feel alive. Kasol is a base camp to treks like Malana and Kheerganga. Due to the presence of an abundance of Israeli tourists here, Kasol is known as mini Israel. From adventurous treks to moonlight camping, Kasol is a perfect place to make your trip a memorable one.

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It was my first concert. the local guide is also a nice person, and people are also in helping nature. So the area of kasol is Nice. Hotels are also neat and clean.

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Hey, guys if you are planning to visit the Kheerganga trek within budget it would cost around 2k for an overnight stay you don't need to hire any trek professional it's easy and fun to do it on your own... DM me for more details Happy traveling!

Kasol Kheerganga Trek from Delhi



Doing riverside camping was a fantastic experience. To be out from the comfort of your home, Kasol was just so beautiful to miss anything. We had awesome camps and all the facilities were great. The tour has gifted me many lasting memories. I really look forward to another trip like this.

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It was one of the best things we had done in Kasol. It was a great decision to stay at the campsite for one night and we enjoyed it so much there. This riverside campsite has the best views and an amazing place to relax close to nature.

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Satish Talwar


I totally enjoyed my time on this trek. Beautiful peaceful Parvati riverside camps were there. The river was beautiful and it was relaxing experience. There was a lot of greenery too all around. Good trip.

Camping in Kasol

Jagadish Gandhi


Nice tour with Kasol camping. Super hilarious and very helpful guide we had with decent facilities for camping.

Camping in Kasol

Tanushri Kakkar


The staff at the camp is very interactive and easy to talk. The campsite looks like a picture from your story books. The food is flavorsome, played cards around the bonfire and went for a stroll along the river early morning, it felt so satisfying and contented. All thanks to the Banbanjara for giving us such heavenly experience.

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Lavanya Trivedi


During our stay, we also visited the mini Amsterdam- Chalal village and it was a quaint little hamlet hidden in the Parvati valley. Loved the idea of riverside camping in Kasol. Totally recommend the trip!

Camping in Kasol

Girika Shah


The tents were clean, the food was decent and the location can definitely be rated 5 out of 5. All in all, the experience was satisfactory.

Camping in Kasol



During our stay, we also visited the mini Amsterdam- Chalal village and it was a quaint little hamlet hidden in the Parvati valley. Loved the idea of riverside camping in Kasol. Totally recommend the trip!

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