Amidst the mountain slopes, picturesque views, the fairy-tale-like mist surrounding hot water springs, Kheerganga is such a beautiful hill station in Parvati Valley in the Kullu district that is a delightful natural scent of fresh air and sparkling streams.
If you are the one who is looking to find peace and escape the hustle and bustle of the city, this is the perfect place for you. For the plethora of seasons, this has been an adventure place for national and international tourists with low budget and backpacking.
Kasol, once known as the Mini-Israel in the lap of Himachal Pradesh, the trail to Kheerganga embraces you with spectacular panoramas that will leave you mesmerized, without any doubt. There are plenty of hiking and trekking routes for adventure seekers in Kasol to Kheerganga Trek package.
About Kheerganga Trek:
Kasol to Kheerganga is one of the most beautiful treks that comes in the way when you go to pin Parvati Pass. Settled at an elevation of 2690 meters above sea level, Kheerganga is the connection between Parvati Valley and Kullu.
The Trek starts from Kasol, then takes you to Barshaini village through a dense forest of Kheerganga. The third stop of the trek is Tosh village and completes at Kheerganga. Kasol to Kheerganga Trekking trail offers you splendid views of lush green forests covered with Deodar, Oak, Pines trees. As one goes to the uppermost stretch of the valley, as you cross Kheerganga, you will see the glimpses of nature adorn sparsely.
Difficulty: Easy to Moderate
Duration: 2 Days
Maximum Altitude: 2960 meters at Kheerganga
Starting Point: Kasol / Barshaini
Best time to Visit: April to June, September, and October
Best Time To Go For Kheerganga Trek:
The beginning of the Spring in the valley, when the flowers bloom to their fullest, is the best time to go for Kheerganga Trek. Kheerganga is a beautiful utopia that makes you fall in love with this magical wonderland when the flowersfalling from the trees in the form of bliss. However, the maximum crowd is in the summer season. You can visit a few campsites in Kasol to experience plenty of flora and fauna.
Mythology of Kheerganga:
People of Kheerganga believe that it was Kartikiye, son of Lord Shiva, Kartikeya, who meditated here for about thousands of years, and to tempt him, Lord Shiva channelized a stream of Kheer. The word Kheerganga means ‘milky white sacred water’.
Kheerganga Trek is an adventure that one should have once in a lifetime. The trek is best for beginners, and it is always delightful to explore the vivid beauty of nature is sensational. It is the favorite spot for adventure lovers to witness the snow-capped Himalayas and travel to see the splendid views in the lap of Parvati Valley.