Kasol is a hamlet in the district Kullu of Himachal Pradesh in north of India. It is a tiny village situated at the banks of the river Parvati. Kasol is a famous tourist attraction that has speedily gained fame as a very prevalent hub for trekkers, backpackers and the mystic nature lovers.
It is frequently identified as the Amsterdam of India, this old-fashioned slightly big village is royal in natural scenic beauty. While being placed between the towns of Bhuntar and Manikaran, Kasol might seem like a bare, featureless village from the external side, but it is one of the best spaces in the state to just sit back and chill in the lap of nature.
With the waters of the Parvati flowing along and a striking view of the snow-capped highlands in the background, having amble along the river is one of the best ways to spend a time in Kasol. Kasol is famous for its trekking environment, which include treks to Kheerganga, Yanker Pass, Sar Pass, and Pin Parbati Pass.
Although there are several hostels in Kasol but none of them, other than The five Dimensions, is surrounded by incredible scenery. You can stay in a The Five Dimensions hostel that embraces the side of the river, or a convenient wooden house with mountain views from every room. Choose a dwelling with outdoor tented beds to be even closer to landscape.
Trust us, if you want to spend some quality time in this beautiful place then resting in our The Five Dimensions resort is a classy decision. We several facilities like multiple restaurants, a bar, a spa with heat sauna, steam sauna, Jacuzzi, aroma bath therapy, wellness program, acupressure, and massage spas to take care of you.
We provide different stay options such as swiss tents, solo bamboo hut, standard hotel rooms and normal camping tent. There is one more exiting option, especially for students and people who want to have longer stay than usual.
The Five Dimensions, best hostel in Kasol also have fun extras like games, pets allowed, barbecues and music. We also have on-site coffee shop and eateries and many have open porches or balconies for admiring the views while sipping your drink.
New Kasol is the compact main road with reggae bars and a street market selling aromatic oils, Indian rugs and harem pants. Cross a swinging link over the Parvati River’s bubbling waters to Old Kasol.
Here you can take a walk by the river and eat delightful Israeli dishes or freshly caught trout from the cluster of colourful cafés and restaurant huts. Kasol is identified as “Mini Israel” thanks to its ironic Israeli cultural influence.
There are many fairy-tale villages to explore nearby. It’s a short walk to peaceable Chalal and Katagla, or you can take a bus to the quaint settlement of Tosh. From here you can go to visit Kalga, Tulga and Pulga with its attractive fairy forest.
The mystical town of Manikaran, a pilgrimage site for Sikhs and Hindus. It is 6km from Kasol and packed with temples and hot springs. For somber trekkers, a 4-hour hike up sharp, narrow trails will lead you to the Kheerganga peak into the clouds. You may Plunge into the geothermal bath and soak up sights of the whole valley.
How to reach Kasol?
Most travellers reach Kasol from Bhuntar with a lovely 90-minute bus ride through the Indian valleys. To get to Bhuntar, a normal sleeper bus from Dehli takes 10-13 hours.
Taxis are also available at Bhuntar’s bus station, and you can share it with other backpackers to save cash. It is pretty exiting to make new friends in journey. In Kasol, strolling is the main way to get around but cabs also wait by the bridge to take you further afield.