Kasol

Kasol

Height 1640 m. Kasol is a charming spot with a broad expanse of clear white sands on the Parvati River bank. The Parvati River is the largest tributary of the Beas River in Kullu Valley. The cold waters and rapids of Parvati River at Kasol shelter good spots for trout fishing.

GETTING THERE :

  • By Road : Kasol in Parvati valley can be reached by road only and is 42 Kms from Kullu. The road to Kasol branches of at Bhunter.
  • By Rail : The nearest broad gauge railway station for Kasol is Chandigarh.
  • By Air: Bhunter Airport near Kullu is 32 Km from Kasol.

CLIMATE

In winter, the temperature gets quite low and heavy woollens are needed. Summers are pleasant and cottons are recommended.

ATTRACTIONS:

Parvati River, Kasol

Parvati River, Kasol

  • Pulga (1600 meters) is a challenging trek from Kasol.
  • Khirganga : On a trekking route in the Great National Himalayan Park has hot sulphur springs that have therapeutic properties. Mantalai, two kilometres beyond Khirganga is a scenic spot.
  • Chandra Khanni Pass is at a stiff climb from Kasol.
  • Malana Village : Lies beyond the Chandra Khanni Pass. This high altitude isolated society governed in the name of the presiding deity ‘Jamlu devta’ by a set of democratic traditions has preserved its way of life for centuries. At the head ofthe valley is the Malana Glacier.
  • Shoja (2962 m, 72 Km from Kasol) provides an all encompassing view of snow peaks, valleys, meadows, forests, rivers and streams.
  • Grahan (2567 m, 8 km from Kasol) is a small picturesque village connected to rest of the world only by a hiking trail through the forest.