Plunge Into 5 Places To Visit in Kasol To Experience Peace

Written By: Abhilasha Prasad

Every traveler should discover Kasol, a hidden jewel lost in the midst of nature. The area offers something for everyone, from the tranquil Parvati River to the magnificent Kheerganga Trek. Among the other must-see locations in Kasol are the Manikaran hot springs, Tosh Valley, and the journey through Malana town. So, pack your luggage and head off to experience the best places in Kasol.

1. Manikaran Sahib

2. Parvati River

3. Magic Valley

4. Kheerganga

5. Parvati Pass

1. Manikaran Sahib

At an astounding 1760 m above sea level, Manikaran Sahib is a well-known Hindu and Sikh pilgrimage site. This little paradise is one of the greatest places to visit in Kasol since it has the best hot springs, a magnificent Hindu temple and Gurudwara, a bustling market nearby, and various affordable lodging options.

Places to visit in Manikaran Sahib are:

Distance from Major Cities: 

  • Kullu (42 km) 

  • Manali (80 km) 

  • Naggar (109 km) 

  • Mandi (109 km) 

Tips: There are not many food options in Manikaran. The local gurdwaras and temples host lungars where people can eat. 

Ideal Duration: 1 day

Best Time To Visit: October to June

Nearby Attractions: Parvati Valley (3.6 km), Naina Bhagwati Mandir (0.3 km) 

2. Parvati River

The river rises in the Parvati Valley, flows past ManTalai Glacier, and eventually empties into the Beas River close to Kullu. A rickety old wooden bridge must be crossed to reach the other side of the river, which is kind of exciting.

Major Highlights of Parvati River:

  • Among the popular hiking destinations in the region are the Chandrakhani Pass, Kheerganga, Rashol, Pin Pass, and Seosar. 

  • The hotels in the area serve delicious food and provide friendly service.

  • A beautiful Parvati cottage by the river is where you can stay.

Tips: You can indulge in fishing, but it requires special authorization from the forest department. 

Ideal Duration: 30 to 45 mins

Best Time To Visit: April to June

Nearby Attractions: Rasol (8 km), Parvati Valley (6 km)

3. Magic Valley

This hidden gem, located at a 4 km distance from Malana, is the best place to visit in Kasol. It is a truly lovely place to visit, with its pure waterfalls and majestic views. In this valley, there are a few places to camp out and enjoy a bonfire beneath the starry sky.

Highlights of Magic Valley: 

  • Camping along a river in Kasol.

  • Camp the night and walk to Malana.

  • After the trip, there will be a bonfire and some downtime at the riverbank camping. 

Ideal Duration: 1 day

Best Time To Visit: March to June

Nearby Attractions: Gurudwara Sahib Manikaran (26.5 km), Chalal Trek Trail (23.3 km) 

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4. Kheerganga 

This location is primarily known for its large trekking destinations, which draw visitors as it is the best tourist place in Kasol. This resting place is located on the way to the Kheerganga trek, which cascades down against a backdrop of picturesque green hills and verdant vegetation.

Three trekking routes to Kheerganga are:

  • Nakthan Village

  • Kalga Village

  • Tosh Village

Ideal Duration: 3 to 4 hours

Best Time To Visit: June to August

Nearby Attractions: Tosh Village (7.5 km), Gurudwara Sahib Manikaran (18 km) 

5. Pin Parvati Pass