Here are the top 22 tourist attractions to see in Kullu:

1. Rafting in Manali

Must visit 4.2 /5

4 km
from city center
1 out of 22
places to visit in Kullu

The River Beas in Kullu, is popular for rafting of all grades of rapids, for amateurs, tourists as well as trained and professional rafters. End of April to June and September to October are the best months for rafting in Kullu. Avoid the monsoons and the winters if you want to go for Rafting here.

2. Great Himalayan National Park

4.2 /5 View 5+ photos

58 km
from city center
2 out of 22
places to visit in Kullu

Great Himalayan National Park, situated in Himachal Pradesh has four valleys named Sainj Valley, Tirthan Valley, Jiwa Nal Valley and Parvati Valley. They are all popular for their natural and scenic beauty. The park has exotic species of flora and fauna. The park was established in 1984.

3. Bijli Mahadev Temple

Must visit 3.6 /5

11 km
from city center
3 out of 22
places to visit in Kullu

This is the one temple in Kullu that you cannot miss. From a legend where lightning strikes, to a huge structure and surreal surroundings with some of the best views and sceneries of Kullu, the temple is enchanting in every bit.

4. Raghunath Temple, Kullu

Must visit 3.6 /5

1 km
from city center
4 out of 22
places to visit in Kullu

The oldest temple in the valley is a place of much festivity and color around and during Dussera and even otherwise assumes much religious importance amongst the locals.

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5. Friendship Peak

4.0 /5

0 km
from city center
5 out of 22
places to visit in Kullu

One of the trekkable summits in the Indian Himalayan region, the Friendship Peak looming at an elevation of 5,289 meters in the Pir Panjal range in Himachal Pradesh is a trekker's heaven.

6. Pandoh Dam

Must visit 3.6 /5

32 km
from city center
6 out of 22
places to visit in Kullu

This man-made marvel stands out from much of nature's picture perfect valleys and hills around it, with a rather spectacular and grand experience to offer to its viewer.

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7. Parvati Valley Trek

4.2 /5 View 9+ photos

0 km
from city center
7 out of 22
places to visit in Kullu

Regarded as one of the most challenging treks in northern Himalayan region, Parvati Valley Base Camp Trek is perfect for those seeking adventure.

8. Chandrakhani Pass

4.2 /5 View 5+ photos

18 km
from city center
8 out of 22
places to visit in Kullu

At a flattering height of 3600 meters, nestled in the Parvati Valley, the Chandrakhani pass is a favorite for those who seek natural beauty as well as those in search of adventure with mountains and valleys in the backdrop.

9. Manikaran

Must visit 3.5 /5

24 km
from city center
9 out of 22
places to visit in Kullu

Manikaran is a small town situated between rivers Parvati and Bears, famous for its hot water springs and beautiful landscapes. The town has many temples and a gurudwara, making it a significant pilgrimage centre for Hindus and Sikhs alike.

10. Malana

3.7 /5

18 km
from city center
10 out of 22
places to visit in Kullu

If you are up to some adventure, sightseeing and understand the traditions of the local inhabitants, a visit to this small village is a blessing in disguise. If visiting Kasol you need to get involved in a trekking expedition to Malana. Malana village is almost 21 km from Kasol. As you drive from Kasol to Malana, you will find an endpoint to the road. This endpoint is the spot from where the trek to Malana village begins. Trek 2 km uphill to reach the village of taboos. On your way, you will find the enchanting beauty river and valley blowing your mind.

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11. Bhrigu Lake

3.9 /5

39 km
from city center
11 out of 22
places to visit in Kullu

A blazing blue Brighu Lake sits snug between two high-altitude ridges towards the east of Rohtang Pass. One of the many glacial lakes in Kullu Valley, this lake makes for a perfect weekend trek and is also well- suited for families. The remarkable thing about this trek is that one can reach an impressive altitude of 14,000 feet and experience snow over the second day of trekking! To add to that, the camping grounds at Rola Kholi and Pandu Ropa offer dream-like views to wake up to.

12. Hanogi Mata Temple

3.2 /5

30 km
from city center
12 out of 22
places to visit in Kullu

Like any other sacred shrine or temple in the area, this one too finds itself a picture perfect backdrop. Watching over valleys from the top of a hill, the temple dedicated to Hindu Goddess Mata Hanogi, has a stream running down below, creating the perfect scenery for a religious and sacred structure.

13. Fishing in Kullu

3.2 /5

2 km
from city center
13 out of 22
places to visit in Kullu

Trout Fishing is quiet popular in the Kullu Valley. There are a number of spots fro fishing along the river Tirthan, such as Kasol, Naggar, Katrain and Raison.

14. Shopping in Kullu

3.0 /5

0 km
from city center
14 out of 22
places to visit in Kullu

One can shop for shawls, caps, jewellery, Thangka paintings, and a number of Tibetan souvenirs at the Tibetan Market. For more of traditional jewellery head to the Sultanpur Market. Other than these you will find a number of simple markets in and around tourist spots and temples.

15. Trekking in Kullu

3.2 /5

1 km
from city center
15 out of 22
places to visit in Kullu

Kullu is a popular destination for those in search of a trek through mountains, valleys, streams and more. The treks here are usually at a high altitude, cover various terrains, some welcoming and some not so much , as well as some unexplored landscapes and sacred temples.

16. Naggar

3.2 /5

18 km
from city center
16 out of 22
places to visit in Kullu

Naggar is an unexplored and modest town in the Kullu district, which will give you all the time to leisurely walk around, rest and rejuvenate amongst mountains, valleys, lush greenery and the River Beas flowing in much proximity.

17. Shringi Rishi Temple

3.2 /5

42 km
from city center
17 out of 22
places to visit in Kullu

Thousands of pilgrims come here every year to pay homage to Lord Shringa, who is the ruling deity of Banjar valley. The temple houses an idol of Shringa Rishi along with goddess Shanta in the temple. It is at small distance from the town of Kullu.

18. Bhuntar

3.2 /5

10 km
from city center
18 out of 22
places to visit in Kullu

What is generally overlooked as a town of utility only, with an airport and the last ATM before you travel to higher altitudes, is a town where one can have a calm, simple and almost idle break from the popular Himachal hill stations and their tourist rush.

19. Jagannathi Devi Temple

3.2 /5

2 km
from city center
19 out of 22
places to visit in Kullu

The temple is surrounded by an ancient legend of a shepherd boy who caught hold of one of the two girls dancing to the tune of his flute. She then revealed that she was a goddess and decided to settle in that village.

20. Pin Bhaba Pass Trek

3.5 /5

97 km
from city center
20 out of 22
places to visit in Kullu

Pin Bhabha Pass, also known as the sister of Pin Parvati Pass, is one of the most challenging and beautiful treks in the Himalayas. Located at an elevation of 4865 metres, Bhabha Pass acts as a bridge between the valley of Kinnaur and Spiti. Starting from the less explored village of Kafnu, the treck keeps you engaged with dramatic changes in the landscapes at every turn. Your journey will begin in the abundant greenery and will end in the barren lands of Spiti.

21. Paragliding

21 out of 22
places to visit in Kullu

Paragliding is one of the better experiences and one of the most exciting activities that you can try at Kullu. The place is a hot spot for adventure sports and this one is going to be one of the topmost experiences of your life. You get to fly like a bird atop the mighty Himalayas and enjoy a bird's eye view of the gorgeous valley.

22. Camping

22 out of 22
places to visit in Kullu

Camping is one experience which is especially sought after at the hills. And Kullu provides amazing camping opportunities where you can camp amidst the mountains and (if lucky) you can stargaze at night. You can also enjoy a bonfire and in house games along with amazing food. Some of these also organize rafting and trekking activities which you can take part in for a better experience.

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