Tosh lies enroute many trekking expeditions and is a small village at the end of Parvati valley with cottagcore vibes and a slow paced life. Tosh gained prominence due to its Cannabis plantations and a strong hint of Israeli culture. Tosh has high mountains, colourful houses, quaint Israeli cafes and all that one needs for relaxing in the Himalayas.
Best Places to Visit in Toshl are –
River Parvati is one of the best places to visit around Tosh, its banks are full of amazing views of the valley and the flora and fauna around it makes it even more beautiful. Camping at Tosh especially by the River Parvati is the most relaxing and rejuvenating experience in Kasol.
Manikaran Sahib is situated between the rivers Beas and Parvati. Manikaran Sahib is a Gurudwara which is visited by devotees all year round. It is famous for a hot spring located within the premise of the Gurudwara the belief around the Hot Spring is that taking a dip in this holy water washes away their sins.
Malana is one the oldest villages near Tosh and in the Parvati Valley region. Malana is famous for its distinct culture and the temple of Jamlu Devta. The residents of Malana consider themselves to be descendants of Alexander the Great and hence the village is often referred as ‘Little Greece of India’.
Kheer Ganga is peak near Tosh, the trek up to Kheer Ganga from Kasol is easy, at the end of the trek when one reaches Kheer Ganga they are greeted by hot springs and one of a kind views.
Kasol is a small, quiet and easygoing town situated in the Himalayas and a great escape from the stress of this chaotic life. It is an ideal destination for a weekend getaway for the ones who love snow.
Chhalal Village is perched at an elevation of 5366 feet above sea level and is located on the banks of the River Parvati, like Tosh, Chhalal also has unique cafes, and one can try out some of the best Israeli cuisines at this village.
Kullu is located more or less 50 km away from Kasol. Kullu has a number of sightseeing places, temples, historical places, rivers and much more. One can also take part in adventurous activities like trekking, yak safari and river rafting. The blend of places to visit and thing to do at Kullu makes it a perfect getaway spot away when visiting Kasol.
Manali, the twin of Kullu is at an elevation of more than 6500 feet above sea level, it is around 80 km away from Kasol. Manali is an iconic tourist destination, it has lots of scenic beauty; renowned for its snow-clad mountains as well as many activities for tourists. Manali is also close to Rohtang Pass (51 km), a high mountain pass mostly covered with snow.
Bhuntar is a quaint town in the Kullu district and is the lifeline of all tourism in the region. Bhuntar houses the Kullu Airport which connects a lot of hill stations such as Rohtang La, Kasol, Manali, Manikaran. Cabs, buses are available here. Apart from being the travel hub of the region it also has sprawling forests and rolling hills.
Naggar village is a lesser known village near Toshl. It has temples, military structures and museums making it one of the best places to visit Kasol. One should explore Naggar village to experience the rural beauty of this village. The culture of this village, International Roerich memorial trust, Naggar castle and Gauri Shankar temple make this place worth visiting.