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Malana Village Day Hike

Malana is a small village in Parvati valley with an exciting hike, thrilling ride, a distinct culture, a panoramic meadow and great adventure. One of the best places to visit in Parvati Valley.

A day travel guide for Malana from Parvati Kuteer, Kasol. Malana crowns a mountain top with its scattered houses at 2652 M. One of the best places to visit in Parvati valley.

About Malana Village Day Hike

Malana : Situated on top of a rocky mountain Malana is a Himalayan village accessible by a 1-hour hike. The landscape is rugged, with steep peaks. One get’s motivated by looking at the range of snow covered mountains and panoramic views that Malana Village Provide

Tradition and Culture: Malana is claimed to be one of the oldest democratic civilisations in the world. The mythology also tells that Alexander the great got stranded here due to physical injuries and some soldiers decided to stay back. They are the inhabitants and founders of Malana. They speak their own language called Kanshi and worship a revered local deity, Jamlu Rishi or Jagdam Rishi.

The Village of Taboo : Malana has a lot of bizarre customs and cultures. One of them also forbids them from getting in physical touch with outsiders. This means that no traveller is allowed to touch them or enter their houses.

The road to Malana : The road takes steep turns and ascends drastically among picturesque landscapes. It is a delight for travel and nature enthusiast. Malana is 19 KM away from Kasol and can be covered by a rewarding 1 hour drive.

The Meadow above Malana : A beautiful meadow looking over the great expanse awaits for the weary eyes of a traveller. The meadow is just another 20 minutes hike away from the village and provides a panoramic view of the great valley beyond.

What makes Malana Village Special

  1. Malana village has a special and unique culture. They speak their own language, have their own god and own democratic system.
  2. Malana has a steep trek that will make your heart beat faster and add the pinch of adventure in your trip.
  3. The road to Malana is serene and crosses multiple picturesque vistas.

Location: Malana, Parvati valley, Himachal Pradesh
Duration: 3 hour to 4 hour
Difficulty: Intermediate
View: Village, Meadow, River, Mountain and Panoramic Valley View
Height: 2600 M
Experience: Adevnture, Outdoors, Unwind, Explore, Trekking & Nature

Travel Itinerary

  1. Malana is 19 KM away from Kasol

  2. Malana Village from Parking

  3. Meadow above Malana

  4. Parvati Kuteer, Kasol

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