Kasol

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Kasol
Hill Station
Kasol Mountain View
Kasol Mountain View
Kasol is located in Himachal Pradesh
Kasol
Kasol
Location in Himachal Pradesh, India
Kasol is located in India
Kasol
Kasol
Kasol (India)
Coordinates: 32°00′35″N 77°18′55″E / 32.00972°N 77.31528°E / 32.00972; 77.31528
Country  India
State Himachal Pradesh
District Kullu
Area
 • Total 0.36 km2 (0.14 sq mi)
Elevation 1,580 m (5,180 ft)
Languages
 • Official Hindi English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Telephone code 01907
Vehicle registration HP- HP-
Nearest city Kullu
Literacy Low%
Climate cool (Köppen)

Kasol is a hamlet in the district Kullu, Himachal Pradesh, northern India.[1][2] It is situated in Parvati Valley, on the banks of the Parvati River, on the way between Bhuntar and Manikaran. It is located 31.2 km from Bhuntar[3] and 5 km from Manikaran. Kasol is the Himalayan hotspot for backpackers.[4].It acts as a base for nearby treks to Malana and Kheerganga.

Climate[edit]

Kasol has good weather throughout the year and receives fair amount of snowfall from late December to February. Köppen-Geiger climate classification system classifies its climate as humid subtropical (Cfa).[5]

Climate data for Kasol, Himachal Pradesh
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) 11.6
(52.9)
14.2
(57.6)
18.8
(65.8)
24
(75)
28.2
(82.8)
29.3
(84.7)
25.9
(78.6)
25
(77)
24.6
(76.3)
22.2
(72)
18.3
(64.9)
14.2
(57.6)
21.4
(70.4)
Daily mean °C (°F) 7.4
(45.3)
9.7
(49.5)
14
(57)
18.7
(65.7)
22.9
(73.2)
24.3
(75.7)
22.3
(72.1)
21.7
(71.1)
20.6
(69.1)
17.5
(63.5)
13.3
(55.9)
9.7
(49.5)
16.8
(62.3)
Average low °C (°F) 3.2
(37.8)
5.2
(41.4)
9.2
(48.6)
13.4
(56.1)
17.6
(63.7)
19.4
(66.9)
18.8
(65.8)
18.4
(65.1)
16.7
(62.1)
12.8
(55)
8.4
(47.1)
5.3
(41.5)
12.4
(54.3)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 111
(4.37)
108
(4.25)
155
(6.1)
103
(4.06)
100
(3.94)
93
(3.66)
324
(12.76)
276
(10.87)
160
(6.3)
70
(2.76)
27
(1.06)
55
(2.17)
1,582
(62.3)
Source: Climate-Data.org (altitude: 1582m)[5]

Transport[edit]

There are different transport options available to reach Kasol. To reach Kasol one must first reach Bhuntar from where you have the option to use the Bus service which is available hourly and is available only between 8AM to 6PM. However, the local Taxi Service is available all the times. Bhuntar also has the nearest Kullu–Manali Airport (IATA: KUU, ICAO: VIBR). Kasol being one of the most famous tourist places in the region has frequent local bus service running from Manali.[6] There is no direct flight or rail connectivity to Kasol.[7]

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External links[edit]


References[edit]

  1. ^ "Say 'High' - Kasol". Retrieved 7 May 2014. 
  2. ^ NREGA report
  3. ^ "Google Maps". Google Maps. Retrieved 2017-06-07. 
  4. ^ "www.kasol.net - The website of Kasol". Retrieved 2017-12-09. 
  5. ^ a b "Kasol - Climate graph, Temperature graph, Climate table". Climate-Data.org. Retrieved 2016-03-10. 
  6. ^ "My first trip to India - Kasol & Tosh". Retrieved 2017-05-25. 
  7. ^ "How to Reach KASOL?". Retrieved 2017-12-09.