Here's a list of some interesting things that you can do while in Parvati Valley the Hippie capital of Himachal Pradesh.
1. The village of taboos
Malana is considered as one of the oldest democracies in the world. The villagers believe that they have pure Aryan genes and that they are descendants of Alexander the Great's soldiers. The locals claim to have a well organised parliamentary system, guided by their Devta Jamlu Rishi.
The most common way to reach Malana is from Jari. Take a direct bus from Delhi to Bhuntar, preferably an overnight journey and reach Bhuntar by morning. Board a local bus to Jari and hire a jeep to Malana.
2. Urban Clans
Urban Clans at Yolo Camping is your getaway to make your next holiday a lot more affordable. In layman terms INR 500 is the entry to let loose and win travel as well as stay coupons worth 50k around Indoors, Bhutan, Sri Lanka and Thailand.
3. Peace vibe
Parvati Valley is nature's gift to mankind, you can attain ultimate peace in this valley by sitting near the river and handing over yourself to nature. Peace vibe can be attained at riverside campsites and a few hotels. We recommend you guys stop by Yolo Camping in Jari situated on an apple farm for riverside peace vibe.
4. Clean river
The beauty about Parvati Valley is the blue water flowing across the mountains, rocks and fields.
5. Backpacker's paradise
Parvati Valley has one of the best and budget-friendly places in Himachal. But don't expect a at room at less than INR 300.
6. Israeli food culture
Head to Evergreen Cafe and try out the chicken schnitzel there.
7. Natural hot water springs
Parvati Valley is known for its natural hot water springs.
8. Buy Hippie merchandise
One of the unique things about Kasol is the variety of Hippie merchandise to buy, right from Aladdin pants, poncho, gloves, patches, head caps and scarves.
9. Momo, Thupka and chowmeen
These three items are the highlights on the streets of Kasol, head on to Shambu momo and munch on the lip-smacking momos with three different types of chutneys.
If you would want to have a party at Parvati Valley head to YOLO Camping for Urban Clans.
11. Pahadi dogs
If you are an animal lover then this is something worth going looking for. Kasol bus stop has a couple of good dogs in and around the valley. If you are a husky lover then come to YOLO Camping and meet Ice.
12. Rudra Nag waterfall
This is one of the waterfalls across the course of the Kheerganga trek. Stop by here to take a dip.
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13. Kheerganga trek in Parvati Valley
For the hill where Lord Shiva meditated for 1000 years, this is one of the easy hiking trail in the valley. Please take off your footwear before entering the sacred spring.
14. The Village of trance
You must have heard of Tosh, which is easily accessible and has its own beauty, anywhere you step, the mountains will cover you and be right in front of you.
15. Pulga village
If your want to experience dense forests, alpine trees, flora and fauna then this is the place.
16. Chalal village
If you have had a heavy lunch in the afternoon, go to Chalal for a long walk.
17. Graffiti all around
You will find a good number of graffiti all around Kasol.
18. Bumpy ride
If you want to do something unusual, hop into a local bus for a vibe of the valley.
19. Camping by the riverside
You will find plenty of riverside camps, we recommend YOLO Camping
20. Change your avatar at Chote ki Embroidery
If you are bored of your usual city look then walk into this place for a complete revamp.
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