Kheer Ganga In Kasol
Trek through the lush green paradise of Kheer Ganga in Kasol
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Kheerganga Trek, Kasol (Himachal Pradesh)
KheerGanga in Kasol is a beautiful, frothy-white mountain river. It falls from high up in the mountains, and the only way to reach it is via a short but arduous trek. The Kheer Ganga Trek is famed all over the country, with trekking enthusiasts raving about the beauty of it. The trek roughly is of no more than 12 kms, and can be covered in no more than 5 or 6 hours if you take only a couple of short breaks. People who have frequent trekking experience can easily reach KheerGanga and then return the same day, but for those who have the time and would like to relax for a little while before returning, there is the option of staying at the camp at KheerGanga for the night and return in the morning. You can carry your own tent or hire some from the guides at the lodge at the summit.
History of Kheerganga
Kheerganga in Kasol has rich mythological history attached to it. It is believed that during the Satyug period, kheer emerged out of the Ganga river with the blessings of Lord Shiva and Parvati. Later, on arrival of the Kalyug period, Parshuram stopped the flowing of kheer and converted it into the hot spring. Today also, milk-like particles can be seen flowing in the river and it is believed that the hot water of the river is rich in minerals which can cure various skin and stomach diseases.
Trekking Route to Kheerganga
Kheerganga is one of the most scenic treks in India. There is a variety of flora that can be witnessed on the trails which looks heavenly beautiful. The trek to Kheerganga starts from Barshaini. There are two options from Barshaini which leads to Kheerganga trek, one is through Kalga and other is through Shiva Temple. One can find immense greenery on either side of the trekking trails. Small wooden houses can also be seen as you go along the trekking trails. One can witness the streams of water throughout the trek, the sound of which is very soothing and relaxing. On reaching Kheerganga in Kasol, one can just relax in the hot water springs here and can also enjoy camping.
Camping in Kheerganga
A paradise in true sense for nature lovers, Kheerganga is one of the best places to relax and unwind. Decked with interesting rocks, milky waters, and white snow, hot springs, and historical spots, including Rudra Naag Waterfall, Shiv Temple, and others, here is your chance to have a remarkable experience while enjoying camping in Kheerganga. Tiring though the trip might be, in the end it seems worth it because of the amazing views that the summit offers. Imagine a lush green paradise, with snow-covered peaks in the distance and huge towering rock faces covering you from all sides, and meadows full of wildflowers, and you will get an idea of the beauty of KheerGanga in Kasol.
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Where is Kheer Ganga?
The Kheer Ganga Hot Water Springs are located near Kasol. You can reach it by trekking to the point.
Can one go swimming in the Kheer Ganga?
You can soak in the Kheer Ganga Hot Water Spring. They are not deep enouhg for a comfortable swim.
Is watersports available on Kheer Ganga?
There is no watersports available at the Kheer Ganga Hot Water Spring.
How far is Kheerganga from Kasol?
With a distance of about 23 km from Kasol downtown, you can reach Kheerganga while driving for about 5 to 6 hours via Barshaini.
Is Kheerganga trek difficult?
As most of the track goes through lush forests and it is muddy also, it means the trek to Kheerganga is full of mud and shade, which makes it a little dangerous, or say, difficult.
Is there mobile network in Kheerganga?
Though, Kheerganga has mobile network connectivity, and you might find the networks of BSNL there, but it is recommended to make important calls before you start the trek.
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