The hippie's Paradise
Tucked between the towns of Bhuntar and Manikaran, Kasol is a tiny quaint village situated on the banks of Parvati river. Famous for its soothing climate, picturesque landscape and breathtaking views to the mountains ranges, Kasol is a popular destination for backpackers, photographers and nature lovers. Located at a distance of 37 kms from Kullu, with the excellent view of snow-clad mountains and waters gushing down the Parvati river, the serenity this place offers is beyond these words. The beautiful village along the banks with smooth boulders, white sand, verdant meadows, the river offers a beautiful panoramic view of the surrounding Cliffs, the lush green array of pine trees and waterfalls. Kasol is one of the best places in the country, to get away sit back and relax amidst the beauty of nature.
Famous for its beautiful and adventurous trekking trails, Kasol is a paradise for trekkers. These trekking trials include the Kheerganga, Yanker Pass, Sar Pass and Pin Parbati Pass. To enjoy and understand the culture of this region, you can visit the exotic village of Malana located a few kilometres from Kasol. The village with its scenic beauty is often referred to as the ‘Little Greece’. Kasol also has a flea market that sells a variety of items like trinkets, souvenirs, pendants, and even semi-precious stones. Other major attractions of Kasol include Tosh, the Parvati River, Pin Parvati Pass attracting a number of tourists from all over to Kasol.
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A trip to Kasol is incomplete without devouring its local flavours and food. Kasol being a hub for a large number of Israelis, is famous for its fusion north Indian flavours with different cuisines. From Israeli cuisine to German bakeries Kasol is a foodie’s paradise. Some of the must-try foods once in Kasol are momos, egg paratha, ginger lemon honey tea, thukpa, waffles and crepes and rice beer. Kasol is also famous for its munchy apples.
Some of the good restaurants in Kasol are
· Café evergreen
· Jim Morrison Café
· Moon Dance Café and German Bakery
· Bhoj Café
· King Falalfel
· Oh Magic View Café
· Mama’s Café
Start early from Delhi to Kasol, the journey would take around 12 hours. After you settle in, in the evening, you can go to the main market for a stroll around the market and rest for the day.
After the breakfast head towards sightseeing at the Manikaran Gurudwara. Then you can proceed to trek at Kheer Ganga. If you are planning to camp, take all the necessary amenities with you.
After the early morning breakfast, you can head out to explore the villages of Tosh and Malana. After lunch, you can spend time relaxing along the valleys of Parvati River. Spend the night at Kasol enjoying the nightlife and you can head back to Delhi the next day.