Parvati valley extends alongside Parvati River fromBhuntar to the hot springs ofManikaranand beyond. The valley is very popular for the hippie culture that is prevalent in various places such asKasol. It also leads to the popular villageMalanawhere an altogether different culture exists. Those who are looking to explore the real beauty of Himalayas, this is for them. The valley has been a major attraction for many offbeat travelers and those who want to enjoy the hippie culture. Backpack travelers have a wonderful time while traveling in the Parvati valley as they get to see the various aspects of nature and culture in this region.