Rashol Pass

Rashol Pass connecting Malana and Rashol villages in Parvati valley

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Malana

This ancient solitary village in the Malana Nala, a side valley of the Parvati Valley to the north-east of Kullu Valley, is isolated from the rest of the world. Inhabitants believe they descend from Alexander the Great and insist outsiders to not physically touch them while passing through

Parvati Valley

Beautiful views while descending from the Kasol pass into the Parvati valley below

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Falls

Vertical waterfall below the Rashol pass as seen from Malana Nala valley

Rashol

Tribal home made of wood and mud above Rashol village in Parvati valley

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Steep down

Rock path descending steeply from Malana village into the Malana Nala valley, side-valley of Parvati

Harvesting

Lady collecting grasses and herbs to feed her cattle high up in the Malana Nala valley

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Malana Nala

The narrow steep Malana Nala valley side-valley of Paravati

Transport

Steel cables carrying all type of goods from the valley to the villages high above. Here moving goods to Kasol village

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Kasol

Beautiful views on the valley near Rashol while camping on a rooftop at Kasol in the Parvati valley