Best Place to Visit in Himachal
Page Tags: Published On: 30-01-2020
If you love hills and planning to visit Himachal Pradesh then Kheerganga Trek is the best option. Kasol is in the center of Parvati Valley is a trekking paradise in Himachal Pardesh. Kheerganga is one of the most famous tracks of Parvati Valley. Kheerganga is one of the most famous treks of Kasol; it is 7-8 hours of hike to the hot springs. The trek starts from Barshaini; our guides will take you to the Barshaini by road from Kasol. The path deviates from Barshaini towards Tosh village, 3 km from Barshaini. Total Kheerganag trek is around 12-13 km.
What would be the best time for Kheerganga trek?
Kheerganga trek is open for almost the whole year but the best time to visit Kheerganga is
What would be the best place to stay during Kheerganga trek?
At Kasol, you will find a street dotted with restaurants serving Chinese and Israeli food. You can
have your food according to your preferences.
How I can reach Kheerganga?
Reaching Kheerganga by Bus:
If you want to travel through the bus, you can take the bus from Delhi ISBT Kashmere Gate to
Bhutnar or from Chandigarh ISBT 43 to Bhutnar. From Delhi ISBT, it will take around 12-14
hours. Only semi-sleepers buses are available.
From Bhutnar, you need to take the bus for Barshaini, which will take around 2-3 more hours.
You can get the last bus around 4:30 p:m. You can also take the cab from there if you want to.
Reaching Kheerganga by Air:
If the bus journey seems to be very hectic and you don’t want to spoil too much time on the
bus traveling then you can take flight for Kullu and from Kullu, you can reach Barshaini by Bus
or Cab as per your convenience.
The route will be from: Kullu – Bhuttnar - Barshaini. It will take hardly 20-30 minutes from
reaching Kull to Bhutnar.
Routes for Kheerganga Trek
There are two routes from Barshaini for Kheergana trek:
Once you reach Barshaini with our guide, you can go right and hike up to the Kalga Village. This
router passing through forest and offers an easy climb for beginners.
The second route is via Nakhtan village and you need to take a left from a bridge at Barshani
village. This is comparative the shorter route and offers a more scenic view but quite steep at
places so it’s a difficult one.
Best place to visit nearby Kheerganga:
Manikaran is a holy place in the Parvati valley of Himachal Pradesh. Manikaran is a holy center
for Sikhs and Hindu as well. The legendary fable believe that once the wife of Shiva, Parvati
dropped her earrings in the spring of Manikaran which led to the uprising of hot water from
that place and Sikh believes that third Udasi came to this place in 1574 with his disciples and
after some time one of disciple felt hungry and the problem was there was no fire to cook so
Guru Ji lifted the stone in Manikaran and the spring of hot water came out of the earth.
It is a beautiful village located in the Kullu district of Himachal Pradesh. The village lies next to
Parvati River where you can sit around and enjoy the peace offered by nature. Cafes in this area
offer you world-class cuisines.