The Kheerganga trek is one of the most beautiful and recommended treks in India, especially for beginners. The panoramic skies and lush greenery all around gives you much-needed relaxation after a tiring trek.
Location: Parvati valley is a paradise of nature stretching from Bhuntar and Kullu to Spiti Valley. Bhuntar is easily accessible via Volvos and HRTC buses from Delhi , Chandigarh and Manali. You can take a ride from Bhuntar, passing Kasol and Manikaran to reach Barshaini.
Day-1 : Kasol to Barshaini ( via Manikaran )
Kasol is a picturesque village which offers multiple delights for casual walkers and trekkers. This hippie place has abundant options for food, ranging from Israeli and Italian to Chinese cuisines. The German Bakery and Shiva Shanti cafe are highly recommended here. Manikaran is famous for its natural hot spring water, said to possess curative powers. En-route Kheerganga, you will cross many waterfalls and find a myriad of mesmerizing views enthralling you.
Day-2 : After reaching Barshaini, you have many options to hike. You can also hike to Tosh, Pulga and Tulga from Barshaini. Or you can just stay in Tosh and refresh yourself for the adventure to come.
Day-3 : Walking Up to Paradise
The trek starts with a bridge crossing Parvati River.
It offers a spectacular view of the valley. There are many cafes along the way to sit and enjoy the majestic beauty all around you. The human spirit yearns for places where nature is preserved, where it has not been modified by human hands. The 14km trek becomes more beautiful as you step further. It takes 4-6 hours to reach the top. The view from the top is breathtaking. Accommodation is easily available here. Start bargaining for tents and you will find one for as low as Rs.300.
Just eat, sit, relax and capture the best moments of your life.
It is an ideal destination for backpackers, nature lovers and adventure enthusiasts due to Kheerganga’s scenic beauty and untouched mountains. Exploring this land is akin to exploring the universe, even as you discover yourself in the process.