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1. Parvati River

Parvati River
Must visit 3.6 /5

0 km
from city center
1 out of 24
places to visit in Kasol

Parvati River flows through the Parvati Valley in Kasol and is an indispensable part of this town. The thundering river originates from the Man Talai Glacier, flowing north through Parvati Valley and eventually flowing into the Beas River near Kullu. Though not really a place to visit, the Parvati River is definitely a top attraction in Kasol. Since the flow is too dangerous to allow any adventure activities, you can simply sit on the rocks by the Parvati River and be mesmerised by the rumbling sounds.

2. Chalal

Chalal
3.3 /5

1 km
from city center
2 out of 24
places to visit in Kasol

While Kasol gets the spotlight amongst the villages of the Parvati Valley, one can enjoy the true serenity of the magical Himachal by trekking a little further from this major town to the quaint little village of Chalal. Situated at an altitude of over 5300 feet and a 30-minute trek away from the tourist hub of Kasol, Chalal has managed to retain its old-world mountain village rustic charm. With a grand view of snow-capped mountains and majestic pine trees, this quaint town has been nicknamed the "Isreal of Himachal Pradesh", and rightfully so!

3. Malana

Malana
Must visit 3.5 /5

8 km
from city center
3 out of 24
places to visit in Kasol

Malana is famous for its cultivation of Malana cream, a quality of Hash. Also known for its strong culture and religious beliefs, with various sentiments embedded in the past, it is a place meant for people who seek spiritual guidance. This place is also known for its beautiful trek route.

4. Camping in Kasol

Camping in Kasol
3.4 /5

2 km
from city center
4 out of 24
places to visit in Kasol

From luxurious modern camps to affordable ones, Kasol offers you a wide range of camping options. What makes it even more special is the Parvati River flowing across the village. Other fun activities like bonfire, fishing, trekking and mountaineering are also organised. You can also trek and camp in Kheerganga.

5. Barshaini

Barshaini

13 km
from city center
5 out of 24
places to visit in Kasol

Perhaps the last place accessible by road in the Parvati Valley, Barshaini is a small village beyond Manikaran that also serves as the starting point for the 24km trek to Kheerganaga and is also connected to the small villages of Kalga-Tulga-Pulga.

6. Rasol

Rasol
3.6 /5

1,495 km
from city center
6 out of 24
places to visit in Kasol

Nestled in the Parvati Valley of the Himalayas is the magical village of Rasol. Close to the famous Malana village and Kasol, Rasol is a simple yet exhausting trek from Kasol (around 3-4 hours), spanning between two and four hours. Chalal is the starting point of the trek. Visitors are greeted by an endless expanse of lush greenery as they enter Rasol, which has around 75-100 wooden houses. 

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7. The Evergreen Cafe

The Evergreen Cafe

0 km
from city center
7 out of 24
places to visit in Kasol

The Evergreen Cafe is one of the most popular cafes of Kasol which serves mouth watering Israeli, Chinese, Mexican, Indian and multi cuisine food. Visiting here is like a ritual and one of the top things to do in Kasol. You also get an incredible view of the mountains from the outdoor seating. It is basically the best of two worlds- food with a view.

8. Kheerganga Trek

Kheerganga Trek
Must visit 4.2 /5

20 km
from city center
8 out of 24
places to visit in Kasol

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.

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9. Manikaran Gurudwara

Manikaran Gurudwara
Must visit 3.5 /5

4 km
from city center
9 out of 24
places to visit in Kasol

Located hardly 15 minutes from Kasol, Manikaran Gurudwara lies deftly on the banks of the Parvati River. It serves as a major pilgrim centre for Hindus and Sikhs. There are three hot springs where one can take a bath, one being inside the Gurudwara itself and the other two being privatised by the guesthouses. Different sections for men and women are made at the bathing place. The water in these springs contains sulphur which is capable of curing diseases. The water is hot enough to prepare food by directly placing the vessels and is served as a langar.

10. Tosh

Tosh
Must visit 4.2 /5

0 km
from city center
10 out of 24
places to visit in Kasol

A hippie culture and some stunning sceneries - this is what makes up Tosh. This little village tucked in the Himachal offers ongoing trekkers pretty pastoral scenes and calming views.

11. Magic Valley

Magic Valley

13 km
from city center
11 out of 24
places to visit in Kasol

Magic Valley, officially known as Waichin Valley, is a hidden gem in Himachal Pradesh, located above Malana Village at an altitude of 2,700m. An absolute treat for nature and adventure lovers, Magic Valley is known for its views of the majestic snow-covered Himalayas including Tiger Mouth Peak and Khiksa Thaj Glacier, gushing waterfalls, dense coniferous forests and streams.

12. Pulga

Pulga

4,025 km
from city center
12 out of 24
places to visit in Kasol

Pulga is a village located in Parvati Valley, 3 km from Barsheini. Located amidst denser deodar trees, waterfalls and apple orchards, Pulga is known for its scenic beauty and wooden homestays. Pulga is only accessible on foot.

13. Jim Morrison Cafe

Jim Morrison Cafe

1 km
from city center
13 out of 24
places to visit in Kasol

If you like spending hours without being poked, Jim Morrison cafe is the right place to head to. The food at dirt cheap prices, a literal artsy vibe, eclectic but pleasant surroundings and a place to lay down with WiFi, it is the ultimate chill zone of Kasol. with an amalgam of nature, music and amazing food, nothing can go wrong with this one. With an outdoor chair seating and an indoor floor seating, you can pick the right place to sit. It's rustic, reminisces Jim Morrison's music and it also has an amazing view of the little downtown.

14. Stone Garden Cafe

Stone Garden Cafe

0 km
from city center
14 out of 24
places to visit in Kasol

Stone Garden Cafe is a cafe specializing in Israeli food and great music. Extremely popular amidst foreigners and experimental locals, the visitors keep coming back for more. The Live music, peppy ambience and offbeat food attract a great footfall of Kasol making it a pretty popular hangout spot. We can say it's one of the most popular chill spots of the mountainscapes. The quirky paintings embellishing the walls will have you gawking at them all the time. Jam and drink away at this super cool cafe!

15. Pin Parvati Pass

Pin Parvati Pass
Must visit 4.0 /5

16 km
from city center
15 out of 24
places to visit in Kasol

Pin Parvati Pass serves as a perfect destination for the trekkers seeking challenging adventure. It is one of an amazing Trans Himalayan trek that will not only leave spellbound by its beauty but also gushing with adrenaline with the challenges it throws at you.

16. Kheerganga Waterfall

Kheerganga Waterfall

18 km
from city center
16 out of 24
places to visit in Kasol

Kheerganga is a tiny village and an important trekking point near Kasol in Himachal Pradesh. Kheerganga Waterfalls is a small stream of cascading water from the rocky hills on the side, en route to Kheerganga. The splendid waterfalls gurgle down in the backdrop of beautiful green hills and lush greenery and is a popular stopping point of the famous Kheerganga trek.

17. Sar Pass Trek

Sar Pass Trek
Must visit 4.0 /5

0 km
from city center
17 out of 24
places to visit in Kasol

Endowed with diverse terrain and rich in nature’s beauty, Sar Pass Trek is a perfect trek destination for beginners. Steeped in great beauty, the trail passes through thick forests, lush green meadows, rustic villages, and snow clad mountains gracing the backdrop.

18. Stargazing in Kasol

Stargazing in Kasol
3.4 /5

0 km
from city center
18 out of 24
places to visit in Kasol

If stargazing is what you die for Parvati valley has plenty of awing sights to offer. Lying beneath the sky full of twinkling stars is an unforgettable experience. Fall in love with the night beauty Kasol has to offer.

19. Buddha Place

Buddha Place

0 km
from city center
19 out of 24
places to visit in Kasol

Buddha Place is another one of the trademark cafes in Kasol. Although it has limited seating space and limited food options on the menu, but the place offers mesmerising views of the valley outside the window. Abuzz with activity all day long, the best meals here are maggi, chai and coffee. Also, trying banana crepes here is one of the top touristy things to do in Kasol.

20. Flea Market

Flea Market

20 out of 24
places to visit in Kasol

Market Browsing is one of the prime things to do in Kasol. Although the market street is a little small, but you will find shops lined with Jimmy Hendrix goodies, night vision glasses, neon trinkets and accessories, woollen clothes, caps and shoes, all of which you'd want to take back home. Besides, the market is based in the backdrop of the hills at one end of the road which makes for a perfect picturesque walk as well.

21. Shiv Temple

Shiv Temple

21 out of 24
places to visit in Kasol

A highly revered temple dedicated to Lord Shiva, this place attracts a huge number of tourists and pilgrims throughout the year. The temple, completely made in the name of Lord Shiva got slightly damaged and tilted due to an earthquake in 1905. It is said that devtas of Kullu pay regular visits to this temple.

22. Tulga

Tulga

124 km
from city center
22 out of 24
places to visit in Kasol

Situated in the middle of Kalga and Pulga in Himachal Pradesh’s Parvati Valley, Tulga is a secluded village that is accessible only from Barshaini and on foot. It is sparsely populated, dotted with only a few houses, and boasts of a serene environment owing to the lush greenery, patches of barley crops and the surrounding snow-clad mountains.

23. Little Italy

Little Italy

13 km
from city center
23 out of 24
places to visit in Kasol

Little Italy boasts of casual yet serene vibes and is set amidst tall green trees in the mountains, featuring wooden furniture and decor. What draws swarms of visitors to this cafe includes delicious dishes like farmhouse pizza, pasta, cheeseburgers, fish, danishes, muffins etc. There are live music sessions to entertain the guests as they eat.This cafe in Little Israel is a treat for foodies since it serves mouth watering Italian dishes made with an Indian twist.

24. Jim Morrison Cafe

Jim Morrison Cafe

13 km
from city center
24 out of 24
places to visit in Kasol

Popular for its bohemian vibes, Jim Morrison Cafe in Kasol serves scrumptious vegetarian fast food and beverages like waffles, hummus, pizza, sandwiches, chocolate pastry, coffee, shakes and more. There’s live rock music playing constantly, the walls are adorned with colourful artwork and visitors can also play one of the many board games here. Floor seating makes for a comfortable experience and there is a strong Wi-Fi connection too.

FAQs on Kasol

Can you suggest an itinerary for Kasol?

Day 1 - Reach Kasol, preferably by noon and take some rest. In the evening, you can go to the main market for a stroll, especially where you can buy precious curios and souvenirs that you can take home for your families.
Day 2 - The 2nd day should be the ideal time for starting your trip through Kasol. You can start with some blessings and sightseeing at the Manikaran Gurudwara. Thereon, you can proceed to trek at Kheer Ganga.
Day 3 - This day can be reserved for a visit to the beautiful Parvati River, of if you prefer, proceed towards the trekking hotspots like Tosh.

How can I commute within Kasol?

Walking is the best way to commute in Kasol as the town is very small. However, if you wish to go to Manikaran or to Malana, then you might need to take a local taxi or a state bus to go there.
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How much does a package cost for Kasol?

The packages for Kasol start at INR 6500 which can be further customized based on number of people, days, hotel category, vehicle type and customizations. You can have a look at all packages here

What are the top sightseeing places in Kasol?

The top sightseeing places in Kasol are Kheerganga Trek, Trekking in Kasol, Tosh, Parvati River, Malana, Pin Parvati Pass.

What are the top activities in Kasol?

The top activities in Kasol are Kheerganga Trek with Camping Book @ 1280 Only!, Tosh Valley Trek 2019, Himachal, Adventure Camping in Kasol, Kasol Trip And Trek To Kheerganga From Delhi, Kheerganga Trek And Camping In Kasol, Kheerganga Trek Ex Delhi.

What are the top hotels in Kasol?

There are 110 Hotels in Kasol which can be booked through Holidify. The most popular hotels in Kasol are Kabila Camps, Apple Garden Camps, SKYLAND CAMPS AND CAFE, Pink house kasol, The Five Dimensions Resort, Summer hills camping. You can see all the hotels in Kasol here
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