KASOL KHEERGANGA TREK
When it’s about one of the most-visited trekking destinations in Himachal Pradesh, Kheerganga tops the list. Nestled in the stunning Parvati Vally near Kasol, Kullu, this place is located at an altitude of approximately 2950 meter. While on trek, you can come face to face with panoramic skies and vast greeneries.
During the Kasol to Kheerganga trek, you will be greeted with the raw beauty of nature. There is also the opportunity for you to interact with the locals and know more about the culture. Also, the snow-capped peaks that you’ll come across will fill you up with calmness.
Mention in mythology/history
Different places in India find mentions in the pages of history or mythological stories, Kheerganga is no different. There is a rather interesting story that embraces this place too. As the saying goes, Lord Karthikey lost while competing with his brother Lord Ganesha. He chose this place to meditate. That’s when his mother goddess Parvati came to the place and created a flow from rice pudding (kheer) to pacify her son. Later, this place came to be known as kheer-ki-ganga (rice pudding).
Kasol to Kheerganga distance
In this trek the travelers start their journey from Kasol. Between this place and Kheerganga, the distance is about 22 kiometer. This is among the most amazing treks that you can explore.
Things to see near Kheerganga
Besides trekking, there are other things too that you can explore in this amazing place. Strolls around the lush green forests are something that you should definitely do. They give you a chance to reconnect with nature. You can also visit Manikaran Gurdwara and Shiva-Parvati Temple. Other than that, you can take dips in freshwater spring and sulphur springs which will leave you feeling rejuvenated.
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