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Grahan Village is situated at a close proximity to the hippie town of Kasol at an altitude of 7,700 ft in Parvati Valley. Popularly known as magic honey village, this village is famous for its honey which is collected from the forest nearby and has a different taste and feel to it. Grahan trek is an ideal experience for those who wish to escape from a busy and mundane lifestyle and want to experience the beauty and peace of nature.
To reach the Grahan Village Kasol, one has to cross the wooden bridges that make this trek a bit unique and special. The entire Grahan Village trek trail is covered with tall pine trees and one can witness the amazing landscape along the trail. Enjoy the mesmerizing scenic view of Parvati Valley and fresh mountain air on the trek and walk alongside the Grahan Nalla Stream - the highlight of the trek.
Note- If you are a group of 3 or more people, the trek can be organized anyday.
Grahan trek distance: 20 km
Grahan Village altitude: 7,700 ft
Grahan trek difficulty: Easy to moderate
Grahan trek best time: April to December
Assemble at the goStops Kasol and meet the fellow travelers and the trek guide.
After a quick briefing session we will start our trek to the quaint village of Grahan.
The Kasol to Grahan Village distance is 9 km and it takes 4-5 hours to reach there.
On the trail, get mesmerized by the dense forest of pine trees and cross the wooden bridges to reach the Grahan Village.
Upon reaching the village, check in to the homestay and freshen up.
Have sancks and explore the local market of the village and try different cuisines at the local cafes.
Back to homestay by evening. Have a hearty chit chat session with the fellow travelers around the warm bonfire.
Dinner and overnight stay at the village.
Stay Not Applicable
Wake up early in the morning in the lap of Parvati Valley and refresh yourself with a delicious breakfast.
Post breakfast, get ready for a small hike to 3 simultaneous waterfall that are 10-15 mins away from one another.
After spending some leisure time at Grahan Waterfall, head back to Kasol.
Upon reaching goStops Kasol, bid a warm farewell to the fellow trekking companions.
End of trip with beautiful memories.
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India’s fastest-growing backpacker hostel brand, goSTOPS predominantly aims to provide quality travel experiences and make living spaces accessible to the youth - millennials and Gen Z. Founded in 2014 by a Delhi-based couple - Pallavi Agarwal and Pankaj Parwanda, the brand not only provides accommodation, but it enhances the experience of its guests. Whether it is the quality of stay, facilities, amenities, or the things we, as humans, crave for like safety, human interaction, and a sense of belonging- goSTOPS takes care of all of it. So far, there are 25 active hostels, housing around 2,000 beds all over the country. The target is 55 hostels with 3,000 beds by March, 2022.
The company has a geographical footprint in all the major tourist spots in the country like Agra, Alleppey, Amritsar, Bir, Dalhousie, Delhi, Goa, Jaipur, Kasar Devi, Kochi, Leh, Manali, McLeod Ganj, Mukteshwar, Mumbai, Munnar, Mussoorie, Naggar, Nainital, Palampur, Pushkar, Rishikesh, Udaipur, and Varanasi. So far, goSTOPS has hosted more than 4,00,000 travelers across its 25 properties. The target audience is usually between the ages of 18 and 30, comprising a cross-section of solo travelers, group travelers, backpackers, digital nomads, and individuals seeking interesting stay and workation options. It is a full-stack operator brand that leases and transforms budget hotels and operates them as backpacker hostels.
goEXPERIENCES is the ‘experience division’ of goSTOPS, launched to inspire travelers to enhance their travel experiences. The founders believe that trips can be taken to the next level if they are planned and managed by experts on the ground. goSTOPS offers customized trekking and sports activities like cycling tours, snowboarding, rappelling, boulder climbing, etc. in Uttarakhand and Himachal Pradesh. Apart from this, travelers are introduced to new and offbeat destinations in Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Kerala, and other cities.
Grahan Village trek includes:-
Accommodation in homestay on sharing basis.
Dinner on day 1
Breakfast on day 2
Trekking with certified guides
Grahan village trek package Excludes:-
-Personal essentials -
(i) Equipment- Gumboots, trekking poles, etc.
(ii) Insurance- Personal and travel insurances
(iii) Beverage- Mineral water bottles, bottled or canned beverages
(iv) Snacks- Chocolates, dry fruits, protein, or nutrition bars
(v) Entertainment- Camera or drone fees
● In case your trek remains incomplete or uninitiated because of "force majeure" or due to personal reasons after you arrive at the starting point, you will not be able to get a refund, reschedule or replace any services that remain unutilized by you
● Any additional cost incurred due to changes in Government Guidelines related to travel/trek/COVID-19 will be borne by the trekkers
● Loading and unloading of personnel luggage
● Any kind of emergency evacuation charges.
THINGS TO CARRY
- Rucksack (Min 55 Ltrs with rain cover)
- Trekking Shoes, Floaters or Sandals
- Quick Dry Tees
- Track Pants
- Cotton socks
- Pair of woolen socks
- Rain jacket or Poncho
- 1 Full Sleeves Sweater or Fleece Jacket,1 Heavy Jacket, 1 Pair of Thermal
- Quick-dry towel
- Windproof Jacket
- Woolen Cap
- Sun Cap
- Lip Balm
- Cold Cream & SunScreen (SPF 40+)
- Packed food
- Water Bottle 1
- Headlamp or torch with fresh pair of batteries
- Personal Toiletries
- Personal Basic Medical Kit
- People who use spectacles (Use Photochromic glasses instead of contact lenses)
- Trekking Pole
- Extra Polythene
HOW TO REACH
By Road :- The NH-3 is the main road leading to this village towards Manali. A road journey should simply just be as enjoyable and pleasant as Kasol itself. You can opt for self-drive or hire a cab. Delhi sets the base for people coming from long distances.
By Train :- Kasol does not have a railway station of its own. To reach Kasol by railways you have to get off at the nearest railway station to Kasol which is Joginder Nagar railway station, about 144 km from the village of Kasol. You can take a cab from the station to reach Kasol or a bus from the Joginder Nagar Bus Stand towards Manikaran which should take about 4.5 to 5 hours.
By Air :- The nearest airport to Kasol is Kullu Manali Airport also known as Bhuntar Airport in Kullu district. Daily flights connect the airport to the country’s capital, Delhi. You can book a cab or a taxi to go to Kasol from the Bhuntar airport which is a mere 31 km and will take you about 1 hour to reach there. The nearest airport to Kasol is located in Bhunter, which is 31 kilometres away.
Policy and Terms
- If cancellation is made 30 days before the date of travel, 25% of the total tour cost will be charged as cancellation fees
- If cancellation is made 15 to 30 days before the date of travel, 50% of the total tour cost will be charged as cancellation fees
- If cancellation is made 0 to 15 days before the date of travel, 100% of the total tour cost will be charged as cancellation fees
- The applicable refund amount will be processed within 10 business days.