Khoksar, situated on the right bank of the Chandra River
, is a small village and is the gateway to Lahaul. It is an avalanche-prone area, and is surrounded by high mountains. Formerly, Khoksar was a trade route to the West Asia.
The region is covered with snow during winters, and is the coldest inhabited place in the
Lahaul valley. The rivers are freezed and piled with snow affording regular channel for both human beings and animals.
During summers, Khoksar’s fields are filled with alpine flowers, potatoes and numerous water channels. The herds of sheep and goats grazing on the pastures provide a spectacular view.
Khoksar is 67 km north of Manali and at a distance of 5 km is
Gramphu, from where a diversion to the left leads to Kaza.