This Holiday summer season take a journey to the unexplored territory of the beautiful village in Himachal Pradesh, Tosh. The typical journey begins from Delhi to Tosh where there is a good connection of roads and at the same time you can enjoy the scenic beauty of the village.
Situated in the state of Himachal Pradesh, Tosh is your hidden gem in the hills to experience the breathtaking beauty of India. Situated at a height of about 8500 feet above the sea level, it is on a hill on the Parvati valley. If you want to experience tranquillity along with nature, then this is the place to be.
The journey to Tosh-
The journey to Tosh, Himachal mostly begins from Delhi and the best and the most viable option is to take a bus from the Kashmiri gate at Delhi to Manali in Himachal Pradesh. On the way to Manali, you can get down at a place called Bhuntar from where you can proceed your journey to Kasol. For the bus, there is the HRTC online booking system.
After Kasol you can head to Manikaran and then to Barsheni and then to the final destination to Tosh. In the winters you can take a walk in Barsheni via the road.
Tosh is also accessible via Guntur through any government bus which will drop you off at Manikaran. It is also accessible from Chandigarh and from there you can take a bus to Manali.
Since Tosh is blessed with spectacular mountains, there are some of the most amazing things to do in this place. You can take your backpacker mode in once you decide to go for Tosh. We take a look at some –
This is a must try out option, since you will be enjoying this hike like no other as it is a very relatively easy mountain to hike while enjoying the nature around.
Visit the Hadimba Devi temple-
It is one of the most popular temples in Manali and many tourists visit here. It is a four storied structure and lies next to the forested range, which is simply a beautiful location in itself.
Hot springs at Manikaran-
Witness nature’s magic at the hot springs at Manikaran and experience a hot spring. What’s more, there is also a scenic view of the river surroundings which is magical in itself.
Trek to Kheer Ganga-
One of the most challenging and fun treks surrounded by nature it is one of the best treks to do if you are ever in Tosh. You will find yourself surrounded by dense and beautiful clouds once you decide to go up here.
One of the must-do acts, while you are in Tosh, is the fact that you must let in soak nature and get the best of it once you reach here. Camping by the side of the majestic valley is surely a great idea to do so and enjoy the pristine untouched heaven of the mountains.
There are a lot of gourmet delicacies also to explore once you reach this town. It typically comprises of Indian, European and Italian food. But beware of the fact that the food is typically costly here as food reaches a lot of time to reach as it also takes time for the raw materials to reach here.
The BEST time to visit –
Tosh is blessed with a pleasant climate all throughout the year and so it is also the most favored destination but the best time to visit is between April to October, since in the winters the village becomes quite inaccessible, However, if you do want to visit it in winter, then visit between November to February. But mostly it is preferred to visit in the summers as you will be able to enjoy the scenic beauty around.