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Tosh is a beautiful and unexplored destination in Himachal Pradesh. Located on a hilly terrain in Parvati valley, the village is surrounded by majestic and mystical mountains. If you are looking for a calm yet exotic place to spend a vacation with the family, then Tosh village is the place to be at! This village is close to Kasol, which is another popular tourist destination in Himachal Pradesh. Wooden houses, sparkling water of the Parvati river, and apple orchids are the major attractions of this village that never fails to mesmerize visitors.    

The best time to visit Tosh is between April and October, during this time the weather is pleasant for trekking, or to explore the village and nearby attractions. You may visit Tosh between November and February if you wish to experience snowfall and bone-chilling cold. Tourists can savor Indian, European, or Italian cuisines at the cafes in Tosh. Besides these elaborate cuisines, you may always relish the comforting combo of hot Maggi and tea at the street stalls.    

Major Attractions in and Around Tosh

1. Trekking. Because of being located on high terrain, the village offers lots of options for trek overs. Tourists can go on the most popular Kheerganga trek, which is approximately 10km long and takes 5 to 6 hours to complete.

2. Walk by the Parvati River. Tosh village is located along the Parvati river; the pristine and freshwater of the Parvati river is soothing for the eyes and makes the ambiance around surreal. You may sit or walk by the banks of the river and capture the enthralling views.   

Also Read: Set high on the Western Ghats of the state this district is home to the only Lava Kusha Temple in India

3. Exploration. Tosh village is geographically very small and can be explored on foot. With the peaceful surroundings amidst mountains and green landscapes, the place is perfect for morning or evening strolls.   

4. Jamdagni Rishi Temple. This ancient temple is another attraction that amazes the tourists with the tales associated with it. Jamdagni temple is opened for the public once a year between January and February.   

How to Reach 

Tosh is nearly 530km via NH 44, 1900km via NH 48, 2000km via NH 19, and 2700km via NH 44, from Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, and Bengaluru respectively. Mentioned below are all the travel options segregated into 3 categories: airways, roadways, and railways, that you may consider if planning to visit Tosh. 

By Air. Kullu Manali airport located in Bhuntar is the nearest to reach Tosh by airways. From Bhuntar airport, you have to cover another 50km via Manikaran Road and Barsheni Road, which will take approximately 3 hours. You may cover this distance via a taxi or through a tourist bus run by the Himachal government and private tourist bus operators.  

  • Delhi - Board non-stop AirIndia flight from Delhi. The airfare starts from INR 5,000
  • Mumbai - Board Connecting AirIndia flight from Mumbai. The airfare starts from INR12,000
  • Kolkata - Board connecting AirIndia flight from Kolkata with one stoppage. The airfare starts from INR15,000
  • Bengaluru - Board AirIndia flight from Bengaluru. The airfare starts from INR 12,000

By Train. Joginder Nagar railway station is where you must terminate your train journey to reach Tosh village. From the station, you may hire a taxi or get on a local tourist bus to travel another 145km via Mandi-Bajaura Road which is 6 hours drive to reach Tosh.

  • Pathankot - Board PTK JDNX Passenger NG from Pathankot and deboard at Joginder Nagar Station   

By Road. If you are fond of road trips, then a trip to any tourist destination in Himachal Pradesh will be worth a shot. You may drive to this village in your car or may get on an inter-state tourist bus from nearby cities to enjoy the landscapes en route to Tosh Village. Listed below is the estimate of distance in kilometers along with the best route to take from the nearby cities and adjoining states.  

  • Manali - 97km via NH 3 and Manikaran Road 
  • Shimla - 238km via Mandi Bajaura Road
  • Ludhiana - 330km via NH 154
  • Chandigarh -  290km via NH 154
  • Dehradun - 502km via NH 154
  • Dharamshala - 215km via NH 154

You can plan your trip and create your own route to the city with Adotrip’s technically driven circuit planner. Click here


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