Get an opportunity to bath in hot spring water after tiring 6-8 hours ascent to Kheerganga top.
The scenic views from the villages and lush green forest around the trail serve as the perfect halts and are perfect for delving into the beauty of Parvati Valley.
The snow-capped mountains view, easily visible from a distance.
It’s a pleasant trek on a narrow trail that goes along the Parvati river and goes through numerous waterfalls and remote villages.
Trek Start & End Location - Bharshaini
Trek Start Time - 10:00 AM on Day 1
Trek End Time - 02:00 PM on Day 2
Trek Duration - 2 Days/ 1 Night
Trek Difficulty - Easy to Moderate
Trek Distance - 24 Kms both ways
Trek Altitude/ Height - 3050 meters
Age Group Required - Between 16 to 45 Years
Kheerganga Trek is one of Himachal Pradesh’s most famous trekking attractions and lies deep in Parvati valley, Kasol. It attracts people from all over the country with its spellbinding beauty. The place is renowned for the spring of hot water and a spectacular view of the valley.
The trek is 12 km long and the terrain remains a modest incline and declines all the way to the top, although in some sections it is slightly steeper. Trek can be done in a 1-2days time period. It’s a pleasant trek on a narrow trail that goes along the Parvati river and goes through numerous waterfalls and remote villages. Get an opportunity to bath in hot spring water after tiring 5-7 hours ascent to Kheerganga top.
DAY WISE ITINERARY
Day 1 - Barshaini to Kheerganga | 12 Kms | 6 hours trek
Reach Barshaini, which is the trek starting point for Kheerganga (3050 Meters). Meet us here, and you can buy supplementary eatables if needed before leaving Barshaini. It takes 5-6 hours time by foot to cover a 12 km distance of Kheerganga top from here. The start of the trek is a gentle incline trail lined with beautiful apple orchards. Deodars and oak woods are also becoming a common sight as the trek progresses. You can hear the Parvati River endless roar flowing nearby, which is easily visible from Barshaini. Once you reach, We’ll provide you with a comfortable tent for an overnight stay. Relax in the camp for a while before you go straight to the Parvati Kund or the natural hot water springs, which in the winters become even more attractive. The snow-capped mountains view, easily visible from a distance. Enjoy the delicious meal cooked for you before retiring for the night in your tents. Flashes off!
Day 2 - Kheerganga to Barshaini | 12 Kms | 5 hours return trek
Wake up with morning tea call and tranquility of Paravati Valley mountains. Post breakfast, begin down trek back to Barshaini and make sure to revisit this picturesque tiny hamlet before leaving. Follows the same trail from where you came from. The scenic views from the villages and lush green forest around the trail serve as the perfect halts and are perfect for delving into the beauty of Parvati Valley. It is the end of the trip. After that, you’re free to explore nearby places like Tosh village, or you can immediately dive/travel back to Kasol.
WE ASSURE YOU OF OUR BEST SERVICESEND ENQUIRY
- Day 1 | Evening tea and dinner (dal, sabji, chapati, rice)
- DAY 2 | Breakfast (veg parantha/ poori bhaji with tea)
- Evening group bonfire with music till 11:00pm
- Accompany of experienced group guide from Bharshaini to Kheerganga and back
- Stay in safari camps (triple/quad sharing basis) with common washroom
- Tips, Gratitude to the Team
- Any Private Expense
- Any cost arising due to natural calamities
- Any Other Service Not Mentioned Above in Inclusions
HOW TO REACH
Travelers who want to travel to Kheerganga from Delhi should go to Kasol and Bharsaini. From Delhi to Kasol, there is no direct road or rail connection.
In Delhi, take a bus to Kullu or Manali from ISBT Kashmiri Gate, R K Ashram Metro Station, or Majnu-Ka-Tila. It would be best if you then continued till you reach Bhuntar. Again, from Bhuntar, you may catch a local bus to Kasol.
The nearest railway stations to Kasol are Pathankot and Joginder Nagar. You must take a train from Delhi to Pathankot or Joginder Nagar, then take local transportation to Kasol.
The nearest airport to Kasol is Bhuntar Airport, approximately 31 kilometers away. There is a direct flight from Delhi to Kullu. There is another flight from there to Bhuntar airport. Once you arrive in Kasol, trek operators will arrange transportation from Kasol to Bharsaini.
THINGS TO CARRY
- Trekking pole
- Thermals, Socks, Waterproof gloves (during winter season)
- Trekking shoes, Slippers/floaters
- Sun cap, Sunglasses, Sunscream
- Trekking pants
- Personal medical kit
- Personal toiletries
- Water bottle, Plastic bags
- ORS: In case of dehydration, Protein bars
Yes, you can witness snow throughout the wintry months of late November to March. There isn't always snow. The weather remains cold in the winter. If you want to enjoy the snow, you can also go to Tosh, Kasol or Manali.
Without a doubt. If you are new to Himalayan trekking, this is the ideal Himalayan trip for
you. It is a reasonably basic trek that even a normal person with ordinary fitness and no
previous trekking experience may accomplish. Hiking to Kheerganga is ideal for teaching
kids the pleasures of hiking and the natural habitat. Also, Parents/guardians must
accompany children under the age of 15.
Kheerganga is a magnificent trekking destination located 2,960 meters above sea level. The walk to Kheerganga is simple, including waterfall crossings and strong slopes. The entire distance traveled is 12 kilometers one way! On average, it takes 4-5 hours to go to Kheerganga. Kheerganga is largely a muddy jungle hike. However, it is a very short trip that even novices can do.
Just like several other treks in the himalyan region the mobile coverage in Kheerganga is
poor; only the BSNL network operates, and perhaps other networks may not function
properly. As a result, you must make all vital phone calls in kasol.
Trekking at high altitudes is dangerous. There are certain recommended responses to dangerous circumstances following the risk involved.
Risk: Before embarking on a high altitude hike, you should be informed of the effects of high altitudes on your health. Mountain sickness, headaches, nausea, and other forms of discomfort should be avoided.
Response: If you have any of these symptoms, notify the trip leader and always take medications in an emergency. Every camp has a stretcher, first-aid kit, and oxygen cylinders in an emergency
- The climatic conditions throughout the Kheerganga hike from the Kasol path may differ from place to place, so prepare appropriately.
- Remember to carry your medicine.
- The walk is not challenging; nevertheless, ensure you have some hiking experience.
- Visitors will be camping in the middle of nowhere, so don't anticipate any amenities and don't waste any food or water.
- Always stick to the rules, and don't stray too far from your squad.
Even in the winter, the trek remains open. You are allowed to do this trek even in the peak winters if you so desire! Furthermore, if the Kheerganga hike is done during the winters, some precautions must be taken: the snow becomes extremely treacherous and difficult throughout the winter. It is preferable to take a guided excursion to the summit of Kheerganga with proper hiking equipment, such as trekking footwear and poles. Yet, once you reach the summit safely, the hot springs that await you look much more alluring.
Kherganga is also well-known for its hiking and camping opportunities. It is nestled in the beautiful Himalayan ranges and captivates travelers with breathtaking scenery and a comfortable temperature.
People tired of the hustle and bustle of city life can come here to revive their zest and vitality with fresh air and a lovely atmosphere. Going on a Kheergang Trail is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity which leaves you with endless memories to cherish forever, with many trekkers flocking to this location to explore Mother Earth's beautiful wonders.
Visitors can experience the local community's customs and culture after they arrive. There will be several communities with fantastic eateries. The cuisine here is not just unusual but also delicious and therapeutic. Regarding Kheerganga, Kasol and Parvati valley are like siblings that cannot be overlooked.
Yes! You may stay & camp for the night, enjoying the peace of the serene hills and valleys surrounding the region. You may hire a tent at Kheerganga in addition to your excursion.
The Kheerganga climb will take roughly 5-7 hours, depending on your pace. After the climb, you may spend the night in this tranquil Himachal Pradesh locale.
The starting location for the beautiful Kheerganga Hike is Barshaini, which is only a three-hour drive from Manali and is at an elevation of 1189 meters. The journey begins at Barshaini, at the Parvati dam, and continues to Kheerganga, where you'll stay overnight in tents.
Kheerganga is believed to have been the home of Hindu Lord Shiva for thousands of years. Locals claim that Lord Shiva visited Kheerganga or that his son Kartik visited Kheerganga and pondered for thousands of years.
Kheerganga means "Milky White Sacred Water." This natural spring's water is hot and white like milk, and a dip in it is regarded as sacred is a temple beside the g that is said to be old.
As there are few stores after Barshaini, it is best to take all required things from the base. However, you may refill your supply of safe drinking water by filling your bottle at the natural springs of Ashram. You may also fill your bottles along the route
Travelers who want to travel to Kheerganga from Delhi should go to Kasol and Bharsaini.
From Delhi to Kasol, there is no direct road or rail connection.
● By road: In Delhi, take a bus to Kullu or Manali from ISBT Kashmiri Gate, R K
Ashram Metro Station, or Majnu-Ka-Tila. It would be best if you then
continued till you reach Bhuntar. Again, from Bhuntar, you may catch a local
bus to Kasol.
● By rail, the nearest railway stations to Kasol are Pathankot and Joginder
Nagar. You must take a train from Delhi to Pathankot or Joginder Nagar, then
take local transportation to Kasol.
● By plane, the nearest airport to Kasol is Bhuntar Airport, approximately 31
kilometers away. There is a direct flight from Delhi to Kullu. There is another
flight from there to Bhuntar airport. Once you arrive in Kasol, trek operators
will arrange transportation from Kasol to Bharsaini.
The terrain around Kheerganga region is overflowing with intriguing tourist attractions of all sorts! Tosh and Barshaini are good places to go sightseeing. Also, discovering Kasol is an appealing possibility because it has a lot to offer. A trip to Manali, which is only three hours away, is also an excellent alternative. If you're searching for some more adventure in the vicinity, the Chalal trek and the Malana trek are also appealing options! While in Kheerganga or Kasol, a visit to Manikaran is also recommended.
The ideal time to take up the Kheerganga trek in the Parvati Valley is in the summertime, between March to June. The conditions are generally favorable this year, making it simpler for tourists to experience nature and its grandeur. The Kheerganga hike has become extremely popular among youngsters this time of year
- Within a day of a successful booking, the client gets a voucher of the confirmation through email.
- If the preferred slots are not available, an alternative schedule will be arranged according to the preference of the customer, and a new voucher of confirmation will be sent through email.
- Alternatively, before confirmation, the customer can decide to cancel their booking, and a complete refund will be issued.
- Cancellations made in between 45 days of the start date of the trip will be assessed a cancellation fee of 25% of the total tour cost.
- Cancellations made between 15-30 days of the trip’s start date will be charged 50% of the total tour cost as cancellation fees.
- If you cancel within 0-15 days of the trip’s start date, you will be charged 100% of the entire tour cost as cancellation fees.
- In the event of bad weather or government restrictions, any trips or events may be cancelled. In such a case, the operators will do all possible to give a viable alternative. However, a cash refund is not available on this item.
If you select a refund after canceling your trek, the refund amount will be deposited into the payment account that you had used while making payment to us. It will take ten to twelve working days.
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