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Kasol Tourism Guide
A state of Nirvana, Kasol is not just a serene village but also a paradise for hipsters from all over the world. Tucked in the Parvati Valley in Kullu District of Himachal Pradesh, Kasol lies near Manali separated on the way to Manikaran. Kasol tourism will take you through the beauty of silence and simple lifestyle.
For those looking to chill with friends in the hills should know that there ain't no party like a Kasol party. Chalal Trek Trail, Manikaran, Malana village, and Tosh are popular places to visit in Kasol. Every year, thousands of backpackers come and witness the simplicity and peace in this quiet place beside the Parvati river. This Kasol travel guide will assist you with everything you need to know about Kasol tourism.Kasol, largely, is a market with all tourist facilities being provided such as transport tickets, vehicle bookings, food and accommodation. Kasol serves as a base for other nearby villages of Malana, Rasol, Tosh, Chalal, Kalga, Pulga, Tulga, Katagla and Kheerganga, all falling in the Parvati valley. Moreover, Kasol is so small, that a person can walk from one end of it to the other in just a couple of hours. It is divided into Old Kasol and New Kasol by a bridge above the Parvati river. Having this Kasol tour guide with you will help your stay in this place make more enjoyable. Chalal Trek Trail in Kasol is a popular hiking trail by the river Parvati to relax and enjoy the serenity of woods. Take a holy dip in the hot springs of Gurudwara Manikaran Sahib which is said to heal many skin and breathing problems. For those who are wondering that tourism in Kasol just happens to be a beautiful village with sites of pilgrimage, you should then surely check out the cafes in the Kasol market. Food in Kasol is largely influenced by its inhabitants in which Israelis comprise of a large chunk. Since Israel is a war-torn country with compulsory military service, the young Israelis head to India after serving the army and reside in the Himalayan villages for months and years to experience peace in the mountains. You will get all best selling dishes from Israeli cuisine like Falafel and Tabbouleh. Also, cafes in this place serve some of the best pizzas and many continental dishes you’ll have anywhere.Peace, Love, Unity, Respect - what makes a happy Kasol! Many hair stylists have entered the markets of Kasol with their very unique way of styling any hair to hippie hairstyles like Mohawks, Dreadlocks, Boho and many more. Moreover, clothing like Alaadeen pants, long length shirts and accessories like potter glasses, peace sign lockets, and bracelet made of Rudraksha beads will be found very commonly in these markets.
Kasol is a place for nature lovers and the people who seeking peace. The people of Kasol are very friendly and support tourism in the most helpful way possible. And in Kasol, you can do a lot. You can take a long trek to Kheerganga to enjoy astonishing views from the hilltop or just sit and relax on a rockstone beside the silent Parvati river, all you do here will surely give you a cherishable break from your busy life. Check out the other pages of this travel guide to Kasol to know more.
How To Reach Kasol
Read about the best & quickest routes to save time & money, as suggested by our travelers
The nearest airport to Kasol is Kullu Manali Airport also known as Bhuntar Airport in Kullu district. Daily flights connect the airport to the country’s capital, Delhi. You can book a cab or a taxi to go to Kasol from the Bhuntar airport which is a mere 31 km and will take you about 1 hour to reach there. The nearest airport to Kasol is located in Bhunter, which is 31 kilometres away.Looking for a Delhi to Kasol flight? For tourists coming from other countries, you can take a flight to Indira Gandhi International Airport in Delhi. From there, you can either opt for a bus, cab (540 km with an 11-12 hours journey) or take another flight from IGI Airport to Bhuntar and reach Kasol similarly as above.
Kasol does not have a railway station of its own. To reach Kasol by railways you have to get off at the nearest railway station to Kasol which is Joginder Nagar railway station, about 144 km from the village of Kasol. You can take a cab from the station to reach Kasol or a bus from the Joginder Nagar Bus Stand towards Manikaran which should take about 4.5 to 5 hours. Joginder Nagar is the nearest railway station to Kasol in Himachal Pradesh.Chandigarh Railway station is also very common among tourists coming via train. You can take a train to Chandigarh at a distance of 296 km from Kasol, which connects major Indian metro cities. You have to take a bus towards Manali or hire a cab to reach Kasol which should take about 8 to 9 hours.
Being one of the most visited places in India by foreign tourists, the village is accessible via excellent road facility. The NH-3 is the main road leading to this village towards Manali. A road journey should simply just be as enjoyable and pleasant as Kasol itself. You can opt for self-drive or hire a cab. Delhi sets the base for people coming from long distances. There are many agencies that provide vehicles for rent and cab services to Kasol you can get in Delhi. Also, buses ply daily to Kasol from Kashmiri Gate ISBT in Delhi mostly being semi-sleeper Volvos for about 1000 to 1500 INR per seat. This journey takes about 11 to 12 hours. You have to then get down at Bhuntar, and take another bus towards Manikaran.
It takes up to 7 hours from Chandigarh to Kasol via road. A bus from Kullu to Kasol via Bhuntar takes about 3 hours to cover the distance of 40 km. Private taxis are also available from Bhuntar to Kasol and beyond into Parvati Valley. It is best to take an overnight bus from New Delhi to make your Kasol trip memorable.
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