About Kasol Kheerganga Trek

Kasol, Kheerganga and Parvati Valley are all jewels situated in the mesmerizing landscape of Indian Himalayas. Kasol is a pristine village in Himachal Pradesh, well known for its serene atmosphere, lush greenery and picturesque landscapes and vibrant culture. It's generally referblue to as the “Mini Israel of India” due to the significant presence of Israeli tourists.

Parvati Valley, where Kasol is located, is famous for its stunning Vistas, tranquil rivers and plethora of trekking opportunities. A standout among the trekking routes in this region is Kheerganga trek.

Kasol Kheerganga Trek is one of the most beautiful treks, famous for its hot springs and picturesque beauty of the himalayan mountains. Kheerganga is situated in the Parvati Valley of Himachal Pradesh. The trek typically starts from the village of Barshaini and sets its way through dense pine forests, surging waterfalls and charming meadows. Kheerganga is nestled at an altitude of 2,960 meters (9,711 feet), the trek’s allures lie in its captivating blend of natural beauty and cultural immersion promising an unforgettable adventure amidst the breathtaking Himalayan landscape. Kheerganga top houses a temple dedicated to Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvati, making it an important religious place for Hindus.

Quick facts : Kasol Kheerganga Trek Package

  • Kasol is situated at an altitude of approximately 1,580 meters (5,184 feet) above sea level, while Kheerganga, the highest point of the trek, is at an altitude of around 2960 meters (9,711 feet).
  • The total trekking distance from Barshaini to Kheerganga and back is approximately 24 km to 26 km depending on the route taken.
  • The Kasol Kheerganga trek typically takes 2-3 days to complete.
  • The Kheerganga trek is of moderate difficulty level, suitable for both beginners and backpackers.
  • The best time to undertake Kheerganga trek is during summer and autumn months, from April to November.

Places to visit in Kasol Kheerganga Trek

There are several captivating places to explore in Himachal’s Parvati Valley-

  • Kasol Village- Embark on your journey to this beautiful hamlet of Himachal Pradesh surrounded amidst lush green meadows, charming landscapes and scenic views of Himalayan mountains. Explore its beautiful cafes, vibrant markets offering hippie culture clothing and accessories and soak in the tranquil ambiance of Parvati Valley.
  • Manikaran Sahib Gurudwara- This sikh pilgrimage site is famous for its hot springs and Gurudwara Shri Manikaran Sahib. It's believed that a dip in the hot springs can cure various afflictions. Don't miss the langar offering delicious meals to all visitors.
  • Chalal Village- Just a short walk away from Kasol, Chalal offers a serene escape from the buzzing crowd. Hike through the quaint trails flanked by alpine forest, and if you are lucky, you might find some rare bird species.
  • Tosh Village- Tosh village is another picturesque village in Parvati Valley, this village is known for its stunning picturesque landscapes, snow-capped peaks and Himalayan Architecture. Take a leisurely stroll through its narrow lanes, interact with locals and savor some delicacies.
  • Kheerganga Trek- Embark on a breathtaking journey to Kheerganga, known for its natural hot springs and panoramic views of the surrounding mountains. The trek takes you through dense forests, surging waterfalls and meandering streams offering an unforgettable experience for nature enthusiasts and adventure seekers alike.
  • Parvati River- Spend some time by the shore of Parvati River. Listening to the soothing sound of the surging river and marveling at the beauty of the surrounding landscape.
  • Rudra Nag Waterfall- Enroute to Kheerganga, you'll witness the stunning Rudra Nag Waterfall, take a reviving break here, unwind amidst nature and capture some memorable photographs.
  • Barshaini- Barshaini, nestled in Himachal’s Parvati Valley is a serene starting point of Kheerganga Trek. surrounded by towering mountains and pristine landscapes. It offers breathtaking views and a serene atmosphere for nature enthusiasts. Barshaini offers one of the most beautiful experiences.

How to prepare for Kasol Kheerganga Trek

Here are some of the trips for how to prepare for the Kasol Kheerganga trek:

  • Physical Fitness- Start regular exercises like walking, running, jogging and cycling, also include strength training for your core, legs and upper body. The trek requires moderate to arduous levels of walking, so it's essential to be physically fit.
  • Food and Water- Bring enough water and food with you, keep drinking plenty of water to stay hydrated throughout the trek, pack high-energy snacks like energy bars, chocolates, dried fruits and nuts. Retain all these things sufficiently for the duration of the trek.
  • Clothing- Wear lightweight, thermal layer and moisture-wicking clothes, keep 4-5 pairs of socks, head cap and scarf to prevent crisp air along the trail.
  • Gear and Equipment- Bring trekking poles, headlamp/flashlight, poncho with you, sometimes all these things are provided by travel agencies, it will be good if you discuss this topic with them beforehand.
  • Footwear- Keep sturdy and comfortable trekking shoes or hiking boots with good ankle support.
  • First Aid Kit- Pack essential medications like antiseptics, bandages, blister pads and wipes.

Best time to do Kheerganga trek

  • Spring- The best time to do Kheerganga trek is during the spring season from March to June. The weather is pleasant with crisp air, clear blue skies and lush greenery of the surrounding, nights are equally cool with pleasant surroundings, star-studded skies and mild temperatures providing optimal conditions for the trek. Although it is important to know that Kheerganga Trek is open throughout the year and each season offers unique experiences.
  • Summer- Summer, from July to August brings warmer temperature to the region but heralds the onset of the monsoon season, while the valley dons the lush green cloak, Trekkers must navigate through occasional rainfall and slippery trails adding an element of adventure to the journey.
  • Autumn- Autumn is also one of the best time to do Kheerganga Trek during the months from September to June, the air is more cooler after rainfall throughout summer months, the beauty of lush greenery, vibrant foliage of himalayan landscapes, charming mountains and star studded skies at night, you will experience charming and picturesque beauty of the Kheerganga trek during these months.
  • Winter- Winter, from December to February blankets the whole valley in a silent veil of snow, creating a magical ambiance for intrepid adventurers. Trekking during this season is quite challenging but you can explore the surrounding areas.

FAQ’s

1. How far is Kheerganga Trek from Kasol?

The trek to Kheerganga from Kasol is 5 hours long with a distance of around 12 kilometers.

2. How to reach Kasol and Kheerganga trek from Delhi?

There is no direct way to reach Kasol and kheerganga from Delhi, either you can take a bus or drive for approximately 12-14 hours. From Kasol, Kheerganga trek starts from Barshaini, a 20-30 minute drive away.

3. Is there snow in Kheerganga?

Kheerganga receives heavy snowfall during winters.

4. Is Kasol Kheerganga trek good for group travelers?

Yes, Kasol Kheerganga trek is excellent for group travelers.

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Itinerary

Day 0

Delhi To Kasol | Overnight Journey

  • Assemble at boarding point in Delhi - RK Ashram Marg Metro Station/Majnu Ka Tilla/Keshav Puram Metro Station and meet your Trip Captain.
  • Start an overnight journey to Kasol and socialize with your co-travellers.

Day 1

Kasol Chill Scenes & Hippie Vibes

  • After arriving in Kasol, check-in to our comfy hotel & freshen-up.
  • Post refreshment, we will head out to explore the streets of Kasol, visit Chalal bridge and chill along Parvati riverside. Soak in the hippie vibes of Kasol, go for cafe hopping and treat your stomach with mouth-watering local dishes.
  • In the evening, get back to your property and indulge in group activities and attend trek briefing for next day.
  • Savour home-style cooked dinner and overnight stay in a hotel.


Day 2

Kheerganga Trek | Overnight Camping

  • Wake up early and post breakfast, drive from Kasol to Barshaini Dam and begin your trek to Kheerganga.
  • The trail passes through dense forest cover, soul-soothing waterfalls and rustic Himachali villages.
  • After arriving in Kheerganga, check-in to our campsite and have some leisure.
  • In the evening, chill with your travel clan and indulge in group activities.
  • Savour home-style cooked dinner and overnight stay in camps.

Day 3

Manikaran Hot Springs | Depart For Delhi

  • Wake up early in the morning and witness a mesmerising sunrise view on Pir Panjal range from Kheerganga.
  • Post breakfast, begin your trek down to Barshaini Dam.
  • Enroute Kasol, take a halt and visit the famous holy hot water springs at Gurudwara Manikaran Sahib.
  • In the evening, start-off your overnight journey to Delhi from Kasol.

Inclusions

  • Transportation from Delhi to Delhi: AC Semi-Sleeper Volvo Bus or Tempo Traveler, Tempo Traveler/Cab at all other times.
  • Accommodation on Sharing Basis: 1 night in Hotel (Kasol), 1 night in Alpine Camps (Kheerganga).
  • Meals: Kasol (Breakfast+Dinner), Kheerganga (Breakfast+Dinner), starting from Dinner on Day 1 to Breakfast on Day 3.
  • Local explorations as per itinerary.
  • Experienced and cool Trip Captain/Trek Guide.
  • Driver allowances, toll taxes, parking, state taxes.

Exclusions

  • Any extra meals apart from the ones mentioned under inclusions.
  • Travel Insurance, items of a personal nature like porterage, tips, laundry etc.
  • Any entry fees, extra expenses for optional activities or tickets, unless quoted in Inclusions.
  • Any other costing involved due to circumstances like natural calamity, weather conditions, riots, roadblocks, landslides or any other forced circumstances which are out of our control.
  • GST (5%) is applicable extra.
  • Anything which is not mentioned in the above inclusions.

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