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  • Trip introduction

    The Kheerganga-Tosh trek takes you through dense forest cover, over rickety bridges that criss-cross the Parvati river, and to the charming Tosh village. Barshaini is the start point for the trek to Kheerganga. You'll spend a night at Kheerganga, enjoying the evening with a dip in the healing hot springs. After that you return to Barshaini and set off in another direction towards Tosh. The trail lies at the foot of towering snow-capped mountains. You'll camp here for the night.

    NOTE: You can leave your extra luggage at the base camp in Kasol and carry only the essentials for your Kheerganga-Tosh trek. There is no charge for this service.

    Destination

    The Kheerganga and Tosh trail goes through the iconic Parvati valley, famed for its hippie culture, mountain views, and friendly people. The trek begins in Kasol, which has become a tourist destination itself, but quickly leads you into the less crowded mountains. You'll go through pine forests and lush valleys, stopping for the night in the rustic environs of Parvati Kund. From here, you'll climb onwards to Tosh where the air is clear and cold.

    Destination highlights

    Spend two nights in the mountains | Explore the beauty and serenity of Kheerganga and Tosh | Take a dip in the hot spring bath at Parvati Kund

    Activity Details

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    6726

    26 kms

    14 hrs

    10 kms

    Trip details
  • Day 1 of Kheerganga-Tosh trek: Trek to Kheerganga

    Do make sure you report to the base camp in Kasol by 10:00 hrs. Late arrivals will miss the trek. From here, you'll board buses or jeeps for Barshaini. It's a short 45 minute drive, and then your Kheerganga-Tosh trek begins. The trek is to Kheerganga is a gorgeous one, with river streams, forest covers, and panoramic views of the surroundings. At the top you'll take a dip in the hot springs at Parvati kund. Dinner and overnight camping in Kheerganga.

    Overnight in tents

    Tonight you'll camp at Kheerganga for the night. Your long day of trekking ends with a dip in the hot springs. After that, you'll enjoy a hot dinner, and retire to your tents. The tents are shared by three people, and you'll fall asleep to the sounds of nature outside. Today's package includes only dinner. You'll stop for lunch at a cafe (not included in cost) while you're trekking.

    Day 1 Milestone

    Kasol Base Camp

    Kheerganga

    10:00 AM

    Food

    Dinner

    Veg
    Day 2 Kheerganga-Tosh trek: Trek to Tosh
    Day 3 Kheerganga-Tosh trek: Return to Kasol
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  • Cancellation policy

    If cancelled 15 days or earlier before the Kheerganga-Tosh trek, 50% of the trek fees is refunded.

    Cancellations made between 1-15 days before the trek departure date will not receive any refund.

    No refund for late arrival or no show.

    If travellers arrive late for trek departures, they will miss the trek and will not receive a refund.

    Any meals/services not availed of by the traveller are not refundable.

    For cancellations or delays in the trek itinerary due to natural causes/security reasons/unavoidable circumstances, the operator is not responsible.

    Rules on trip

    You have to be above 15 years of age to participate in the expedition.

    Drinking is strictly prohibited while on the Kheerganga-Tosh trek. In case of misconduct, the supplier reserves the right to discontinue the trip.

    Participants are requested to carry valid photo ID proof, without which they will be refused entry to the campsite.

    Only those with valid and confirmed bookings are allowed to stay at the campsite.

    Trek departure timings are sacrosanct. The team will depart at the appointed time, regardless of late arrivals. There is no refund for those who miss the trek due to late arrival.

    No pickup or drops will be done en route.

    Additional instructions, booking policies, terms and conditions

    The operator does not offer any insurance for accidents, sickness, losses, etc. The traveller is advised to seek their own insurance.

    You will be required to sign an Indemnity Form before starting the Kheerganga-Tosh trek.
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  • Includes / Excludes

    Includes

    • Breakfast and dinner at Kasol and Tosh Camp (veg meals)

    • Lockers at base camp for storage (if required)
    • Wash and change facility at the base camp
    • Stay on triple sharing basis in tents/homestays with sleeping bags and sleeping mats
    • Experienced and professional guides
    • Common dry toilet tent
    • Camping fees, permits and storage of luggage at base camp
    • Forest entry and permissions
    • First aid
    • Certificate on completion
    • All applicable taxes

    Excludes

    • Transport from Kasol to Barshaini and back (this will cost about INR 35 per person, one way)

    • Lunch (you will stop at small cafes en route to your destination
    • Porter for personal luggage (can be arranged at an extra cost)
    • Airfare or transportation over and above the expedition plan
    • Travel insurance
    • Any expenses towards medical or other emergencies
    • Unforeseen handling costs due to weather disturbance, landslides, political unrest etc.
    • Personal expenses towards tips, telephone calls, laundry, beverage etc

    What to Wear

    What to Wear

    • T-shirts
    • Trekking pants
    • Windproof jacket, preferably with a hood
    • Warm and thick fleece, full-sleeves woollen sweater
    • Thermal inner wear (upper and lower)
    • Woollen cap
    • Woollen gloves
    • Woollen and regular socks
    • Scarf/muffler (optional)
    • Comfortable trekking/hiking shoes (shoes with a thick sole are recommended) OR comfortable sports shoes with good grip
    • Raincoat/poncho
    • Not to wear - Expensive watches, jewellery and electronic items on the trek
    • Heavy luggage
    • Hard suitcases

    What not to Wear

    • Loose clothing that will tangle around you while swimming
    • Restrictive clothing
    • Flip-flops

    Equipment / Gear

    We Provide

    • Tents on triple sharing basis
    • Sleeping bags, mats
    • Common toilet tent
    • Lockers for luggage storage at Kasol base camp
    • Any technical equipment if required

    You need to get

    • Small lightweight towel
    • Water bottle
    • Sunscreen lotion
    • Sunglasses
    • Cap
    • Lightweight floaters/sandals/slippers
    • Walking stick / trekking pole
    • Lip balm
    • Torch/flashlight (with extra batteries)
    • Personal medicines
    • Toiletries
    • Day pack/small bag to keep your essentials
    • Camera with charged batteries

    Medical Kit

    • Please carry specific personal or prescribed medication, personal first-aid kit.