Kheer Ganga (3050 meters) lies at the extreme end of Parvati valley and the last inhibited village while trekking to pin valley via Pin-Parvati pass. Kheerganga's panoramic skies and vast greenery are a much-needed delight to the trekker's eyes and especially the tired legs. It is a holy place with a hot water spring, a small temple of Lord Shiva and a bathing tank. It makes a rare combination for any trekker to bath in hot spring water when everything is covered by snow.
Rail: Take Pooja Superfast express, which departs at 10:25 pm and arrives at Pathankot Railway station at 6:05 am. You can take a bus or taxi to Barshaini, from where you will have 2 options, take a cab that will cost Rs.200 or you can walk for around an hour across the hills to get to Tosh.
Road: Delhi to Tosh is 515 km by road and takes about 10-12 hours to reach.
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Approx trekking distance (Both sides) : 26 km
Base Camp :
Difficulty : Easy
Highest point of trek : 10,065 ft.
Nearest Airport : Bhuntar Airport
Nearest Railhead : 150 km
Region : Kullu
Snow : Kheerganga is covered with snow in the winters, i.e from November to January.
Starting point of trek : Tosh
Day 1 : Tosh to Kheerganga
Distance: 14 Km , Duration: 6-7 Hrs
Walk by the road from Tosh to Barshaini, a small village in the valley which is where you start the hike in the forest. Cross the village of Nakthan and the temple of Rudra Nag, both ideal places to take short breaks on the way to KheerGanga which is where you can spend the night in basic tented accomodation.
Day 2 : Kheerganga to Barsheni to Bhuntar
Distance: 12 Km , Duration: 6-7 Hrs
Get up early in the morning to enjoy the sunrise and cherish the view of the misty mountains. Take a bath in hot water spring and have breakfast. After breakfast, start back journey to Barsheni. From Barsheni, catch the Bus to Bhuntar. There are regular buses and taxis to Delhi from Bhuntar.
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