Kasol is called the “land of hippies,” and you will find some quirky stays in Kasol where the influence is visible. Not just the stays but this small Himalayan village is a hub of creative and art cafes. Kasol is a small hamlet in the Parvati valley of Himachal Pradesh which is fondly known as the “little Israel,” for it is mostly flocked with Israeli tourists. Parvati valley is blessed with the ravishing and winding Parvati river. There are a number of campsites by the bank of Parvati river and just the sight of the river will fill up your senses with enthusiasm.
There are many resorts and homestays in the Kasol, some are located near the river and some can be found in the wilderness of the forest and under the leafy dome of Alpine and Oak trees. Camping amid apple orchards and alpine woods and sauntering along the river, humming, clicking and laughing is an experience that can change you as a person. There are well-appointed resorts and high-class hotels with standard and luxury rooms in Kasol which wouldn’t charge you a fortune for the comfort and view they provide.
The many neat and well-furnished cottages nestled amidst the apple orchards and pine woods have nicely appointed rooms ranging from standard to deluxe and serving from continental to Indian dishes. The delish food with a view of the forest or the invincible Parvathi river can impress you into extending your vacation. The adventure lovers can even enjoy plenty of sports like trekking, rafting, climbing, rappelling, river crossing and day hikes in the diverse landscape of this enchanting paradise. You can even travel to the nearby villages like Tosh, Chalal, Manikaran, Bharsaini etc to enjoy the best of the mountain sceneries. Kasol even serves as the base point to start many treks like the Malana village trek, Tosh village trek, Kheerganga trek etc.
If you plan to stay by the river into the camps or the riverside resorts then wake up early in the morning and go for a walk along the river, you will be refreshed by nature’s magic and the chirping that trees carry. If you are visiting Kasol when it is snow covered then you must take a trek to the Pin Parvati valley, crossing the rhythmic river at such height is just mind-blowing.
If you are looking for stays around Kasol, you can try the offbeat cottages and rooms in Rasol which is wedged between Manikaran and Kasol where the room windows and balcony opens to some surreal views of the river Parvati. There are myriads of options to live and stay in Kasol, the Israeli tourists even book for six months or so to just be in the magical Parvati valley, they explore the place like no one. If you book a room for that long, you are ought to get a huge discount and more leverage. There are many unknown trails that lead to many small and unexplored waterfalls in this valley from Kasol. Kasol serves as a getaway to many other popular hamlets in the region and you will find some really hip stays in Kasol.