With a surge in the love for travel, thanks to the numerous influential travel bloggers and Instagram stars, there has been a steady rise in the number of backpackers and travellers looking for newer places to explore. One such newly spotted gem on the map is Kasol in beautiful Northern India. Located in Kullu district in popular travellers’ haven of cool and resplendent Himachal Pradesh, Kasol is a destination that leaves anyone and everyone who has visited it speechless with its natural splendour. It is a small village poised perfectly in the majestic mountains of the Himalayas, which offers its visitors numerous great attractions and opportunities for wonderful adventures. We can give you at least a score of reasons to visit this amazing destination, but here are top 6 of them that is enough to throw the light.
1. Beautiful villages
Visit the amazing tiny hamlets around Kasol
Where: Malana village or Tosh village located about 21 km and 18 km resp. from Kasol
Why to go: While Malana is a gorgeous village that’s famous for Malana cream and is one of the oldest democracies but still untouched by modernities, Tosh is an inimitably magnificent village with stunning views of sunrises and sunsets
2. Numerous trekking trails
Walk in the company of lush greenery and snow-draped mountains
Where: You can trek around Kasol to many spectacular places including Yanker Pass, Kheerganga, Sar Pass and Pin Parbati Pass or if you want something soother for your feet, try a walk up to Chalal, located 30 min away from Kasol.
What to expect: Refreshing ambience with dense thickets and great a photo-op
3. Fantastic Israeli food
Give your taste buds a treat with Shakshouka or Lemon Cake
Where: The Evergreen and The German Bakery situated at The Moon Dance
What to eat: Trout, hummus with pita bread, bureka, chicken shipudim etc. plus baked deserts like lemon cakes
4. Charming adventure camps
Ditch the usual hotel room and instead, spend a night in a tent under clear skies
Where: Book a tent offered by the Forest Department of the area
What to expect: Comfortable and well-maintained tents placed in a scenic area with fiercely flowing Parvati river beside it, and amazing vistas at morning and evening hours
5. Unparalleled serene environment
Find your inner peace surrounded by lovely mountains and gushing river
Kasol provides the ideal spot to invoke your inner artist, thinker or author, or simply to give you the much-needed space to find yourself and relax through reading, singing, pondering or dreaming!
6. Perfect place for revisiting childhood
Bring along the old card or board games, and spend some time enjoying and reminiscing about the golden days with your friends
With time so accommodating and space so warming, Kasol gives you the ideal break to break-free and simply enjoy and please yourself. You can begin by playing a game of volleyball at Cottage Cafe or pitthu if arrived in a group, or simply carom while sipping coffee at Jim Morrison Cafe.
Laced with innumerable enchanting trekking trails, scenic vantage points, warm hospitality, delicious food and luxurious stays, Kasol is definitely a place worth exploring on your very next holiday. But don’t take our word for it. Better go and make buckets full of treasurable memories, discovering Kasol on your own.
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