Overview

   This tour is perfect for beginners looking for an adventurous trek in the lower Himalayas.This place is popular for its dense pine forests, Panoramic views of Himalayas, the relaxing natural hot water springs (Manikaran & Kheerganga), waterfalls (Rudranag), short hikes, serene villages (Kalga, Pulga, Tulga,Grahan,Tosh) ,and the valley's natural beauty, bustling local culture of Kasol.

    The crisp mountain air coupled with delicious Himachali & Israeli food with the smell of burning herbs coursing through the otherwise unpolluted air makes Kasol the so-called “Amsterdam of India”.It is called Mini Israel of India due to a high percentage of Israeli tourists here.

One should also take a short hike to Malana from Kasol to experience the centuries-old local Malana culture.

The total distance of the Kheerganga Trek is 10 km. The trekking trail starts at Bharsaini camp, and it goes literally 5 to 6 hours walk.Kheerganga is known for its natural hot water springs, one must definitely take a dive in the hot water pool in Kheerganga to feel hot and cold, at the same time.

Grahan is around 8 km from Kasol in the Parvati valley.The village has some beautiful temples with significant architecture.Hiking is the only option for tourists and locals to reach the village from Kasol.

Quick Info 

  • Duration              : 7 Nights - 6 Days
  • Difficulty              : Easy to Moderate
  • Highest Altitude  :  ~ 10,000 feet
  • Temperature       : -3 – 8°C
7 Nights 6 Days 12 May New Aruna Nagar, Delhi
Highlights
  • Perfect Trek for Beginners.
  • Panoramic views of Himalayas
  • Parvati Valley
  • Hot water springs.
  • Dense Forest trails.
  • Staying in hostels / Homestay.
  • Himachali & Israeli food
Inclusions/Exclusions

What is included in the tour

  • Delhi to Kasol & Kasol to Delhi Bus Fare.
  • Local transfers.
  • 5 Night Accommodation at Kheerganga, Kasol,Grahan & Tosh.
  • Meals(Veg) & stay as mentioned in the itinerary
  • Camping equipment.
  • Expert trek leader and guide.
  • Forest permit charges.
  • First aid

What is NOT included in the tour

  • Meals while travelling.
  • Lunch on all days(We want you to try out local Cuisines & not restricted to a particular restaurant, café)
  • Trekking equipment like Trekking Shoes, Trekking Pole
  • Private orders of Tea, Breakfast, Meals etc.
  • Personal expenses of any kind.
  • Any unforeseen fees/costs due to natural causes.
  • Insurance Coverage.
  • Any other charges not mentioned in “Fees Include“.
Itinerary

Day 1 : Delhi – Kasol

  • Arrive at Delhi as per your scheduled flight or train. The most preferred time to reach Delhi is before noon.
  • Our Departure to Kasol is from ‘Majnu Ka Tila’ (New Aruna Nagar Colony), a Famous Tibetan settlement in Delhi.
  • Backpackers will need to Majnu Ka Tila bus stop at 04:00 p.m.
  • We will take a Volvo bus for Bhuntar, Kasol from here by 5:30 p.m.
  • Overnight Journey

Day 2 : Kasol – Tosh

  • Reach Bhuntar & leave for Kasol by local transport.Travel time around 1.30 hr.
  • Upon reaching Kasol, we will check-in to a Hostel & keep extra luggage at hostel & we will leave for Tosh.
  • Tosh is the Last village with motor-able roads in Parvati Valley. View of Sar pass range,Some good and famous local cafes make this place a nice one to stay at.
  • Stay at Tosh
  • Meals: Dinner

 Day 3 : Tosh – Kheerganga

  • Time to gear up for the Kheerganga Trek.
  • After breakfast, we will leave for Barsheni Village & meet our Local trek leader at Bharsaini camp which is starting point of Kheerganga Trek.
  • The trekking distance from Basheni – Kheerganga by any of the routes is around 9-10 km.
  • Reach campsite at Kheerganga.
  • A day ends with beautiful trek.
  • Snacks will be served when you reach, and you shall be guided into your camping tents
  • Kheerganga is known for its natural hot water springs, one must definitely take a dive in the hot water pool in Kheerganga to feel hot and cold, at the same time.
  • Dinner (around bonfire) sums up the day for a peaceful night under a million stars.
  • Stay at Kheerganga
  • Meals: Breakfast & Dinner

 Day 4 : Kheerganga – Kasol

  • The day begins early with early breakfast.
  • Post breakfast, we will descend down to Barsheni through the same route to reach Kasol
  • A delicious vegetarian dinner sums up the tiring yet a wonderful trekking day.
  • Stay at Kasol
  • Meals: Breakfast &  Dinner

 Day 5 : Kasol – Manikaran – Chalal

  • After breakfast one can walk down to Kasol and enjoy the local fusion cuisine,visit local market.
  • Visit to Manikaran Gurudwara & Chalal Village.
  • After spending a wonderful day in Kasol, get back to your Hostel in the evening.
  • Dinner by 9 PM.
  • Stay at Kasol
  • Meals: Breakfast & Dinner

 Day 6 : Kasol – Grahan Trek

  • Time to gear up for the Grahan Trek.
  • After breakfast, we will leave for Grahan Trek (around 10 KM from Kasol)
  • Grahan trek, almost parallel to the riverside, is one of the most beautiful short treks in the Parvati valley.
  • Post reaching the homestay in Grahan and settling down, you can visit the waterfall, local temple or the village.
  • A day ends with beautiful trek.
  • Dinner sums up the day for a peaceful night.
  • Stay at Grahan Village
  • Meals: Breakfast & Dinner

 Day 7 : Grahan – Kasol

  • The day begins early with early breakfast.
  • Post breakfast we will be descend down to Kasol along with the trek guide.The trip ends here.
  • Reach back to Kasol by afternoon and depart to Delhi by evening.
  • Meals: Breakfast
  • Overnight Journey

 Day 8 : Kasol – Delhi

  • We will reach Delhi by Early morning & you can board your return flights, trains from here towards back home. 

NOTE : We are determined to conduct all the departures according to the mentioned itinerary. However, there might be alterations in the plan due to some unavoidable situations like climatic conditions. We will inform you about any such changes prior to the scheduled departure.

Things To Carry
  • Identity Card
  • Adequate Cash ( No ATMs available throughout the Journey)
  • Backpack
  • Clothes
  • Trekking equipment like trekking shoes, trekking pole
  • Water bottle
  • Raincoat,Torch with Extra Batteries
  • Some ready to eat food like plum cakes, fruits, dry fruits, chocolates, biscuits etc.
  • Any prescribed personal medicine (e.g.anti-allergic medicines suggested by doctor).
Pickup point
Majnu-ka-tilla, New Aruna Nagar, Delhi, India View on Map