Delhi to Kasol (14 hrs. Journey) - Start your journey from Delhi late in the night and head to Kasol in private vehicle. Overnight journey to Kasol.
Arrive at Kasol - Reach Kasol at around noon. Check-in at the hotel. Have some rest and then head to to take a dip into Manikaran hot water spring and enjoy the langar feast. Visit the Kasol market, spend some time in the serenity of Parvati valley. Return to hotel in the evening for overnight stay.
Go for Malana trek - Wake up lazy morning. After breakfast, start your journey in private vehicle and go upto Malana village from where the trek starts. Gear up yourselves for 5 km long guided trek. Enroute visit the temples and waterfalls and get to know the lives of the locals. In evening, head back to hotel for overnight stay.
Head to Tosh - After breakfast, we'll continue our journey to Tosh valley. Have lunch (at your own) at the River side cafe in Tosh. In evening, return to hotel for overnight stay.
Back to Delhi - After breakfast, checkout from hotel and collect some souvenirs if you want to. In afternoon, we'll start our journey back to Delhi. Overnight journey to Delhi.
Arrive Delhi in the morning and the cab will drop you at airport/railway station to continue your journey back to home.
Kasol, Himachal Pradesh, India
Check In - 29-Dec-2016
Check Out - 1-Jan-2017
Accommodation for 3 nights in properties & room categories specified in the itinerary. One room would be provided for 5 adults (Dorm beds stay). Meal plan: CP (Breakfast only) All ex- Delhi transportation in a dedicated & exclusive private vehicle (Innova). Includes driver’s expenses, parking & toll charges, and road taxes. All the sight-seeing and transfers as per the Itinerary. Guided trek to Malana village Government Taxes/VAT/ Service Charges
I will write my review step by step.
Booking and planning the trip - Mr Vishal was very good in planning and in negotiations as he planned the itinerary very well and gave us the cheapest cost possible which made us to choose Shoes on loose immediately. He always ensured that everything will go smoothly.
Travelling and driver - I must say the driver was excellent. He drives very safely and smoothly. He even interacts with you time to time and cracks jokes in between. He really made our long travel enjoyable.
Travel agent during the trip - There were few glitches initially. The driver wasn't communicated that we had paid full amount in advance and because of this miscommunication, he had no cash during the trip. So we had to give him 2000 rupees in petty cash which he returned back after coming back to Delhi. So you must make sure that such small issues should not happen and other people may not take this lightly. We were even informed that the check in time will be adjusted to match it with our travelling time as Delhi to Kasol is a tiring journey. But when we reached Kasol at about 9 a.m. the dorm room was occupied and we had to wait in chilling temperature till the people staying check out. After calling the travel agent, I got the reply that check in time is constant. I can understand that its not anyone's mistake but this situation could have been avoided.
Hotel and hotel agent - Hotel agent Rakesh was very good while the hotel is quite good for bachelors or lone travelers. The dorm room was decent. There was a miscommunication about providing breakfast too as the hotel doesn't have a kitchen. So again I had to call the travel agent and then only the breakfast was made available from next day. Though breakfast was really delicious.
Overall trip - As I said the itinerary was very well planned and the trip went smoothly. So I will give this trip 3.5 stars. And definitely I will choose Shoes on loose next time. Thanks for making our Kasol trip a memorable experience.
Starting From INR 6500/-
Start your journey from Delhi by 06:30 P.M. We will take a pit stop for dinner at any decent roadside hotel. After dinner, we will continue overnight journey to Kasol.
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