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Ideal duration: 1-2 days
Best time: Oct-Jun
Nearest Airport: Chandigarh
Upcoming: Adventure Sports: White River Rafting (Read More)
Kullu, a popular tourist destination generally coupled with Manali, is an open valley with panoramic views and majestic hills covered with Deodar and Pine trees.
Situated at an altitude of 1230 meters, Kullu is a nature lover's paradise. Abundant with lush greenery, pristine river streams and a wonderful climate, Kullu is known as one of the most popular tourist spots in Himachal Pradesh. Kullu is also popular as a sister town to Manali which is on much higher altitude and provides more scenic views. Typically travellers cover both Kullu and Manali in one trip. Tourists coming to Kullu and Manali can indulge in a lot of adventure sports activities like river rafting, trekking, mountaineering etc. Set in the lap of nature, the picturesque landscape of this small town is mesmerizing. Kullu also has few important temples like the Raghunath Temple and Jagannathi Devi Temple. Apart from temples, the Pandoh Dam and Chandrakhani Pass are also must-visits in this region. Kullu is also used as the base town to reachÊManikaran, Kasol, Malana, Bhunter and Rohtang Pass too.
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- Pack suitable clothing according to the weather. Kullu is mostly cold so do not forget to carry some woolens. If you're travelling with kids, preferably accompany them on all occassions.
The hot water spring was amazing .It is very popular in Manikaran.God's nature
Great Himalayan National Park with its abundance in both flora and fauna provide with some of the most spectacular views. However, Great Himalayan National Park or GHNP is not necessarily clubbed with a trip to Manali. Ideally, Great Himalayan National Park will require a few days on its own.
Located near Manali which opens several options for adventure. It is less crowded than its adjacent places. A perfect place to relax in the lap of nature away from the busy city life to explore your inner self.
A very small town with very less number of recreational activities compared to Manali.
For religious people as it has lots of ancient temples to explore. For family vacations and for adventure junkies.