100 cc Was Enough For Us To Wander Around Himachal #gogreen

Tripoto
28th Oct 2017
Photo of 100 cc Was Enough For Us To Wander Around Himachal #gogreen by Jatin Rathi
Day 1

Delhi-Tosh-Delhi on my Hero Splendor covering a distance of 1100km.

Tosh village is in Himachal Pradesh state of India. It is located at about 2,400 metres in elevation on a hill near Kasol in the Parvati Valley, surrounded by mountains. Tosh offers some breathtaking views of the Parvati Valley.

I was thinking about a roadtrip from a while but goddamn procrastination! Randomly one day I asked my Friend if he would like to join me for a ride to himachal and explore the vibe of the hippie village Kasol, He said yes and we got ready.

We left around 2pm from Delhi which was a bad choice. We reached Chandigarh around 8 pm after making hundreds of stops For Tea and again started the journey, after a while we realised that google maps played us well and now we are on a shattered road which lowers the distance around 30km. But adds 20 times more gear changing and many hours of extra riding and more stops we reached Nalagarh and met the highway and it was such a relief. Made a stop around 3am as it was chilly and so dark. Collected some woods and had a little bonfire to keep us warm spent almost 2 hours there just to stay in that comfort, 5:00 am we were on the road again after vanishing the little fire.

Choose wisely

Photo of New Delhi, Delhi, India by Jatin Rathi

One of the hundred stops we made

Photo of New Delhi, Delhi, India by Jatin Rathi

Little fire keeping us warm.

Photo of New Delhi, Delhi, India by Jatin Rathi
Day 2

As the sun comes up the High beam goes off Speed is no more than 30 as the chilly wind really hit your bones as hard as faster you go.

Morning

Photo of Bagi, Himachal Pradesh, India by Jatin Rathi

Then this Hanogi bridge catch our attention and I put the sidestand and we catch a glimpse of the Beas River so pure.

Hanogi Bridge

Photo of Hanogi Footbridge, Khahri, Himachal Pradesh, India by Jatin Rathi

Beas River

Photo of Hanogi Footbridge, Khahri, Himachal Pradesh, India by Jatin Rathi

Looks like I am wearing a overcoat but that’s the sleeping bag saving me from

Riverside

Photo of Sutlej River by Jatin Rathi

Posing and shivering covered in sleeping bag

Photo of Sutlej River by Jatin Rathi

Made a stop for a maggi at Banala it was so delicious and perfect for the morning. Costs only 50₹

Veg Maggi Served in Copper bowl

Photo of Banala, Himachal Pradesh, India by Jatin Rathi

Finally reached Kasol around 11 Am had these amazing momos right in front of German Bakery near Kasol Park. Roamed around after parking the bike the village was unique it felt different.

Kasol might seem like a plain, nondescript village from the outside, but it is one of the best places in the country to just sit back and chill in the lap of nature.

Mouthwatering

Photo of Kasol, Himachal Pradesh, India by Jatin Rathi

Kasol Bazaar

Photo of Kasol, Himachal Pradesh, India by Jatin Rathi

We crossed the bridge toward chalal trek and saw this Oh Magic View Cafe went right up and relieved ourselves from the backpacks and rested for a while got a room for ₹500 at the same cafe spent the night there.

Cute little kid in the guest house.

Photo of Chalal Trek Trail, Kullu, Himachal Pradesh, India by Jatin Rathi

Oh magic view Cafe

Photo of Chalal Trek Trail, Kullu, Himachal Pradesh, India by Jatin Rathi

Om namah Shivay

Photo of Chalal Trek Trail, Kullu, Himachal Pradesh, India by Jatin Rathi

welcome to magica

Photo of Chalal Trek Trail, Kullu, Himachal Pradesh, India by Jatin Rathi

Chalal Trek-Trail

Photo of Chalal Trek Trail, Kullu, Himachal Pradesh, India by Jatin Rathi
Day 3

Morning in Kasol is unbeatable by any destination the river sound and peace what else do you need. Had a good breakfast and left Kasol at 1:00 Pm

Kasol-Tosh

Photo of Sosan, Himachal Pradesh, India by Jatin Rathi

View

Photo of Sosan, Himachal Pradesh, India by Jatin Rathi

Roadside Attraction

Photo of Sosan, Himachal Pradesh, India by Jatin Rathi

It is a do-nothing vacation spot where people come to enjoy the peaceful surroundings and have a laid back holiday.

However, the village is quite small and can be easily explored by walking around.

Camping at Tosh

Photo of Tosh, Himachal Pradesh, India by Jatin Rathi

Tosh Village

Photo of Tosh, Himachal Pradesh, India by Jatin Rathi

Tosh Primary School

Photo of Tosh, Himachal Pradesh, India by Jatin Rathi

Kids playing during the recess

Photo of Tosh, Himachal Pradesh, India by Jatin Rathi

Mudhouse in Tosh

Photo of Tosh, Himachal Pradesh, India by Jatin Rathi

Tosh Bridge

Photo of Tosh, Himachal Pradesh, India by Jatin Rathi

view from cafe 360

Photo of Tosh, Himachal Pradesh, India by Jatin Rathi

Tosh

Photo of Tosh, Himachal Pradesh, India by Jatin Rathi
Photo of Tosh, Himachal Pradesh, India by Jatin Rathi

Morning Snowfall at Tosh

Photo of Tosh, Himachal Pradesh, India by Jatin Rathi

As soon as we enter Tosh after crossing the bridge Cafes and guest houses are lined up we decide to explore a lil first but we took a right turn towards Pinki didi cafe as I’ve too googled Top 10 things to do in tosh. In the middle i saw this Boom shiva cafe and we stopped had this Tea with Mambo Baba discussed the room rates and got to know that we can sleep in cafes. ₹300 per night, Food is expensive in tosh but it’s hard to find Good cuisine. Boom shiva cafe got some great delicious menu and taste and it feels like a second home.

Delicious Dinner for two @ ₹500 only

Nutella pancake @ ₹170

Tea @ ₹30

Boom Shiva Cafe

Photo of Boom Shiva Cafe, Tosh, Himachal Pradesh, India by Jatin Rathi

Mountain Warrior

Photo of Boom Shiva Cafe, Tosh, Himachal Pradesh, India by Jatin Rathi

Boom Shiva Cafe

Photo of Boom Shiva Cafe, Tosh, Himachal Pradesh, India by Jatin Rathi
Photo of Boom Shiva Cafe, Tosh, Himachal Pradesh, India by Jatin Rathi

Chailove

Photo of Boom Shiva Cafe, Tosh, Himachal Pradesh, India by Jatin Rathi

Nutella Pancake

Photo of Boom Shiva Cafe, Tosh, Himachal Pradesh, India by Jatin Rathi

Boom

Photo of Boom Shiva Cafe, Tosh, Himachal Pradesh, India by Jatin Rathi

Best Nutella Banana Pancake and a great view Plus mobile network for Idea Airtel And Vodafone.

Nutella Banana Pancake @ ₹260

Back to our Cafe as the sun goes down and chilly waves hit our bones, we came back to our cafe Boom Shiva and dozed off after having a good Indian Dinner.

Nutella Banana Pancake

Photo of Pinki didi’s The Last Resort and cafe 360’, village, Tosh, Himachal Pradesh, India by Jatin Rathi

Oldest Cafe in Tosh

Photo of Pinki didi’s The Last Resort and cafe 360’, village, Tosh, Himachal Pradesh, India by Jatin Rathi
Photo of Pinki didi’s The Last Resort and cafe 360’, village, Tosh, Himachal Pradesh, India by Jatin Rathi

Cafe 360 The last resort

Photo of Pinki didi’s The Last Resort and cafe 360’, village, Tosh, Himachal Pradesh, India by Jatin Rathi
Photo of Pinki didi’s The Last Resort and cafe 360’, village, Tosh, Himachal Pradesh, India by Jatin Rathi

Tosh Cafe 360

Photo of Pinki didi’s The Last Resort and cafe 360’, village, Tosh, Himachal Pradesh, India by Jatin Rathi
Day 4

We woke up and went straight to the Cafe 360 The last resort for Internet and Call our Homes, and It starts snowing I’ve experienced snowfall before but my Friend saw it for the First time it snowed for around 15 minutes and covered half of everything in white. It was no season for snowing and such a surprise we got. It was beautiful.

Got ready to explore the village vibe and started trekking towards Pink floyd Cafe.

Made a stop at Dev Fast food corner as it seems like an obvious place to sit, relax and crave for some snacks.

Fried Rice @ ₹60

Nutella pancake @₹160

Clouds

Photo of Tosh, Himachal Pradesh, India by Jatin Rathi

Snowfall

Photo of Tosh, Himachal Pradesh, India by Jatin Rathi

Light snow in the valley

Photo of Tosh, Himachal Pradesh, India by Jatin Rathi
Photo of Tosh, Himachal Pradesh, India by Jatin Rathi

Baby apple

Photo of Tosh, Himachal Pradesh, India by Jatin Rathi

Dev Fast Food corner

Photo of Tosh, Himachal Pradesh, India by Jatin Rathi
Photo of Tosh, Himachal Pradesh, India by Jatin Rathi

Visit Jamdagni Rishi Temple: In the centre of the village, there is a temple of Jamdagni Rishi. It is opened only once a year during January or February. The temple has a long verandah which provides a breathtaking view of the surrounding snow-capped Himalayan ranges.

Photo of Jamdagini Rishi Temple, Burwa, Himachal Pradesh, India by Jatin Rathi

Artwork of Temple

Photo of Jamdagini Rishi Temple, Burwa, Himachal Pradesh, India by Jatin Rathi

Entrance of Temple

Photo of Jamdagini Rishi Temple, Burwa, Himachal Pradesh, India by Jatin Rathi
Photo of Jamdagini Rishi Temple, Burwa, Himachal Pradesh, India by Jatin Rathi
Photo of Jamdagini Rishi Temple, Burwa, Himachal Pradesh, India by Jatin Rathi

On the way...

Little Kids posing like lil rockstars.

Golden Eagle captured with snow covered mountains in back.

Photo of Tosh, Himachal Pradesh, India by Jatin Rathi
Photo of Tosh, Himachal Pradesh, India by Jatin Rathi

You need to hike towards tosh waterfall and on that way Pink floyd cafe is there.Its placed with 180 degree view of snow capped mountain.People can enjoy food in open sitting area with good music and view

Photo of Pink Floyd Hotel, top, Tosh, Himachal Pradesh, India by Jatin Rathi
Photo of Pink Floyd Hotel, top, Tosh, Himachal Pradesh, India by Jatin Rathi
Photo of Pink Floyd Hotel, top, Tosh, Himachal Pradesh, India by Jatin Rathi

Got back to our cafe had a dinner in the candle light as the village was out of electricity for a while.

Photo of Boom Shiva Cafe, Tosh, Himachal Pradesh, India by Jatin Rathi
Day 5

Final day in tosh woke up early so we could reach the Delhi in daylight but that was never gonna happen we knew it!

After having a good breakfast saying goodbye to the paradise village we were on the road again!

Aloo paratha with Desi Ghee or Butter @ ₹60

TIPS :

>Carry Enough Cash as the only ATM is in Kasol which is mostly out of service/Cash

> Money spots are available in Tosh they charge 5-20% to withdraw cash from your card.

>Drink Natural water avoid Bottled water as they increase plastic waste and It is really hard to get them at those heights.

Photo of Boom Shiva Cafe, Tosh, Himachal Pradesh, India by Jatin Rathi
Photo of Boom Shiva Cafe, Tosh, Himachal Pradesh, India by Jatin Rathi
Photo of Boom Shiva Cafe, Tosh, Himachal Pradesh, India by Jatin Rathi

On the road missing the village already and the unforgettable moments.

And that was it to our journey.

Photo of Mandi, Himachal Pradesh, India by Jatin Rathi
Photo of Mandi, Himachal Pradesh, India by Jatin Rathi
Photo of Mandi, Himachal Pradesh, India by Jatin Rathi
Photo of Mandi, Himachal Pradesh, India by Jatin Rathi
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