Kasol Kheerganga Trek

Kasol to Kheerganga Trekking and camping

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  • 2 Days / 1 Night
  • Kasol - Barshaini - Kheerganga
  • 2400/- Per Person
Trip Highlights
  • 12 Kms trek from Barsyani
  • Expert trekking guide
  • Camping at the meadows near Kheerganga
  • Pick up and drop from Kasol

Overview

Kheerganga Trek from Kasol, Himachal, camping

Time Duration : 2 Days / 1 Night

Destination Cover : Kasol – Barshaini – Rudra Nag –  Kheerganga

Trekking Distance : 12 Kms one side

Difficulty Leve : Easy to Moderate

Trek Suggest to : (14 Years to 55 years)

About the Destination :

Kasol, Himachal Pradesh

Welcome to one of the most gorgeous hamlets in Himachal Pradesh! Kasol is known for interesting trekking tracks, German bakery items, piping hot Momo’s, and even marijuana. There was a time when Kasol was a lesser-known destination and it was filled with Israelis. However, in recent times, you will find that people make way to Kasol for a long weekend getaway.

Known as the ‘mini Israel’ of Himachal Pradesh, the village is known for the fun and boozy parties. Also, travelers can relax in their hotels and even spend a lazy afternoon in the cafes. It is heaven for foodies because they will get to taste every type of cuisine in the restaurants and cafes!

Witness the beauty of the Parvati River and relax at the off-beat cafes in Kasol. This is the most relaxing hill-station where you can simply walk till the river, explore the forest and buy the best weed. Marijuana is not the only reason to travel to this village. The scenic beauty and the lip-smacking food will make you want to stay for a longer time.

Here’s an elaborate post that gives you a clear picture of what you can expect from Kasol!

Famous Activities to do in Kasol Himachal Pradesh

The majority of people love to visit Kasol for a relaxing time. They want to chill in the cafes, mingle with new people, watch the Parvati River, walk around the bridge, and even eat good food. Also, weed is famous in this area. However, you can find some adventurous activities around here. Take a look!

Kheerganga Trek

Wish to go till the end of Parvati Valley? It is possible! Kheerganga trek is the most famous thing to do. Once you reach the destination, it is a sight for sore eyes. There is a small Shiva temple with a hot spring. Dip into the bathing tank and take blessings from Lord Shiva.

The entire route is beautiful and you will get to see snow-capped mountains around you. The best time to go for a trek is May-June and September-October.

The route covers 24 km both sides. The starting point of the trek will be Barshaini, confluence point of Parvati and Tosh rivers.

Kasol Riverside Camping

It is fun to go camping near the river. Arrange a bonfire, view the star-filled skies, and hear the Parvati River flowing peacefully. The riverside camping trip is a fun thing to do!

Tour Itinerary

Day 01: Arrive Kasol drive to Barshaini and trek start to Rudra Nag – Kheerganga (12 Kms trek)

Morning pickup from Kasol and drive to Barshaini a small town located at the point of confluence, Parvati, and Tosh rivers. Reporting time is morning 10:00 Am

With the expert trekking guide, trek start to Kheerganga from here.  The total distance of the trek is 12kms and the approximate time to cover is 5 to 6 hours.

Trek rout to Kheerganga is easy to moderate level. Starting it covers the plan area along with Parvati river, beautiful apple orchids, and after some time serpents shaped waterfalls steep heights and dense forest of Deodar and Oak trees.

Upon arrival at the top, check-in pre-booked camps in the green meadow of Kheer Ganga. Have masala tea with hot Pakoras and take some rest.

Take the refreshing dip in the hot water spring of the Parvati Kund, though it’s one of the main charms of the trek. Sulfur water of the spring washed way the tiredness of the trek.

Have the delicious meals of the camp. Dinner and overnight stay at the camp.

 

Day 02: Explore the serenity and return back

Morning wake up with the sunrise at the campsite and explore the spectacular view of snow-covered mountains around.

Post breakfast check out from camp and return back to Barshaini.

From Barshaini drive back to Kasol. Trek ends with the sweet memories of Kasol Kheerganga trek.

Inclusions :

  • One night camp stay in sharing basis.
  • Meals (2 breakfast, 1 dinner, 1 evening snacks)
  • Morning evening tea with cookies at the campsite
  • Taxi to Barshyani
  • Evening bonfire at the campsite.
  • Guide fee inclusive

 

Exclusions:

  • Any personal expenses and insurance
  • Transportation to arrive at Kasol
  • Anything that is not mentioned in the inclusions section
  • Trekking from Barshaini to Kheerganga
  • Expert trekking guide during the tour
  • Bonfire facility at the camp
  • Refreshing bath at the Parvati Kund
  • Transportation from and Kasol to Barsyani and return back
  • Transport in sharing basis
  • Parking fee inclusive
  • Don’t forget to carry medications, warm clothes, a permit, and a guide.
  • Carry a poncho or a raincoat during the monsoon season.
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Commonly Asked Questions – Kheerganga Trek, Kasol Himachal

QUE) How to reach Kasol?

ANS) The gorgeous hamlet can be reached easily, but it sure takes half a day. If you are traveling on a bus, the night journey is preferred. Since there is no railway station in Kasol, one has to take a train to a certain point. Additionally, there is no airport in the village. Let’s take a quick look at how you can reach the destination!

By Air: The nearest airport is in Bhuntar. You can take a flight from Delhi as it takes only 1 hour to reach Bhuntar. There are many taxi hire services, local buses and private vans that take you to Kasol. Kasol is 31 km away from Bhuntar. If you are coming from another country, you can take a flight to Delhi and then head to Bhuntar.

By Train: There is a railway station in Joginder Nagar. This is 144 km away from Kasol. You would need to take public transport after your train reaches the station. Travelers can also catch a train till Chandigarh and then hire a cab or bus till Kasol.

By Road: Take NH-3 and you will reach Kasol. You can either self-drive or take a state bus. Travelers can take a bus from Kashmiri Gate as they travel to Kasol on a daily basis. Kasol is 519 km away from Delhi. The bus/car journey will take about 13 hours from Delhi to the final destination.

 

Que ) What is the best time to go for Kasol Kheerganga trek?

ANS ) The best time to go for Kasol Kheerganga trek is from October to June. November to February is extremely chilly! If you are planning to visit Kasol during the winter season then get ready to be wrapped up in layers of clothes and sitting in the hotel room. It is possible that roads might get blocked due to snowfall. 

If you are planning a trip, it is best to choose the summer season. Skip the monsoon and wintry months!