Kasol – Mini Israel of India



Kasol is beautiful place in Kullu. Kasol is at distance of 5 kilometre from Manikaran. The height of Kasol is 1640 meters from sea level.It lies between 32°00′35″N 77°18′55″E.


Kasol is also called mini Israel. It is situated on the bank of Parbati river in the Parbati valley. The village is divided into Old Kasol on the Bhuntar side of its bridge, and New Kasol on the Manikaran side. Kasol is hub for backpackers for beautiful valley, untouched hills. Kasol population is very low. Kasol is climate good throughout the year.

Kasol – Mini Israel of India

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Places of interest in Kasol



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Malana is at a few kilometres distance from Kasol. In Malana one can still see the oldest democracy of the world where all inhabitants of the village participate in the village View of Malana Village administration. They have their own pattern of parliament that is Upper House (Jaistang) and Lower House (Kanishtang or Core). Jaistang has its own Executive and it works like Judiciary. If no solution comes out in the both houses , then the case is put forward to Jamalu Rishi (Devta) and then Devta decides the case through its ‘Gur’ and its decision is final and binding to all inhabitants of the village.

Parvati Valley


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Parvati Valley in Kasol is famous for photography.The summers are mild and winters are very cold. It is base camp for treks such as to sar Pass,yanker Pass.

Tosh Village


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Tosh Village in Kasol is quite popular with travellers who are lookinf for peaceful escape,and pure air.For entering into villeage walk over a wooden bridge.The visitors who come to Tosh are mostly backpacker from Israel, UK.There are few guest houses in village and people usually rent rooms.


In winter the temperature here can drop below freezing point when heavy woolens are required. In summer the climate is mild and light woolens/cottons are recommended.