Adventure Awaits: 5 Things to do in Kasol, Himachal Pradesh (2023)
Kasol - Himachal Pradesh

Adventure Awaits: 5 Things to do in Kasol, Himachal Pradesh (2023)

Kasol is a small hippie town located in Kullu district in Himachal Pradesh. It is situated on the banks of the Parvati River, on the way between Bhuntar and Manikaran. It is located 30 km from Bhuntar and 3.5 km from Manikaran. Kasol is a hippie paradise and a great place to meet and make new friends. Kasol is known for its trendy cafes and friendly people

Below are the top things to do in Kasol

#1 Hike the Kheerganga

If you are full of adventure the take a hike to the Kheerganga. This nine km long hike will take about four hours where you will climb through narrow and tricky trails. You can see the beauty of nature that lies in the green hills and the valleys. Since the place is covered in snow for most of the year, the trek can be a bit tough. The view from the top will take your breath away. It is a hub for hippies who throng this place all year round. If you want to soak in all the freshness, chill around for some time and even visit the Shiva temple that also has hot springs nearby.

Kheerganga Trek - things to do in kasol
Kheerganga Trek End point

#2 Enjoy Israeli cuisine

With all the walking, trekking and hiking that makes up for most parts of your Kasol trip, you are bound to get hungry. To cure the hunger pangs you will be in for the Israeli cuisine that is a special treat of Kasol. Kasol is also known as Mini Israel since a lot of Israeli people come here to settle. The easiest way to spot an Israeli food joint is looking at the signboards printed in Hebrew an Israeli language. There are also many street-side cafes that offer some of the best local foods that you can eat amidst the scenic landscape. The colourful food will surely increase your appetite in the chilly winters.

Israeli Cuisine
Israeli Cuisine

#3 1 Day Trek to Malana

The people in the village of Malana do not allow outsiders to touch the walls of their home. If someone touches the walls, they wash it with the blood of the buffalo. They don’t consider themselves as a part of the Indian Govt and have their own govt.

Malana  Trek
Malana Trek

#4 Trek to Tosh

You can go trekking towards Tosh through a forest that provides a much shorter route. You can even take a cab that will charge you around Rs.200. There are many accommodation services along with cheap food that will save you from splurging. You can try the Israeli and European food along with some typical Indian food to satiate your taste buds. Tosh is located on the hillside with a river and a waterfall in its backdrop. If you take a long walk to Tosh, you will be delighted to come across spectacular beauty along your way.

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#5 Visit Manikaran

Manikaran Sahib Gurdwara is just 6-kilo meters ahead of Kasol. You can take a cab or hitch a ride. The main attractions here are the Gurudwara and the hot springs located within the Gurudwara premises. Take a dip into the hot water pool in the Manikaran Sahib Gurudwara and wash your sins. You will see a warning sign to not spend much time in the hot water pools here. The water is so relaxing that we have seen people pass out when they spend along time in the hot water pool. Pray in the Gurudwara and enjoy’s gods holy langar.

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Suggested trip plan for Kasol

Whenever you visit Kasol, these are must things to do in Kasol. In case you need help to plan a trip to Kasol get in touch with us at and we will be happy to help you with this. Hope you liked our article about things to do in Kasol, Do let us know via comments

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