Kullu Tourism Himachal Pradesh

Kullu is one of the most popular tourist destinations of Himachal Pradesh which is popularly known as the “Valley of God”. It is located in between beautiful Mountains and river Beas. Kullu along with Manali are the most favorite hill station among the honeymooners. It is a paradise for Nature and Adventure lovers which situated at an elevation of 1230 mts above the sea level. It is a popular destination generally couples offered the panoramic views and surrounding by the majestic hills with thick deodar and pine forests. The Charming abundance with lush greenery, pristine river streams, wonderful climate, fresh and pure environment, snow capped Himalayan peaks, thick forests, deodar jungles and apple orchards etc which make the destination one of the most popular in Himachal Pradesh. Kullu is the capital town of Kullu district and kullu valley is the largest valley in the kullu district.
Apart from it nature beauty it also a hot-spot for adventure lovers like trekking, river rafting, mountaineering, paragliding, hiking etc are some of the most Popular adventure activities which perform at Kullu. Angling is another popular activity which performed by the locals as well as tourists. It is offered the best trekking routes for beginners can trek around Beas Kund, Hanuman Tibba and Deo Tibba are one of the best trekking routes in Kullu.
Kullu has some of important religious temples like Ragunath Temple, Bijli Mahadev temple, Maha devi Tirth Temple, and Jagannathi Devi Temple. Here lots of religious ancient temples to explore. It is situated near Manali and a perfect place to relax for city busy life. It had several Buddhist monasteries. The festival Dussehra in Kullu is one of the most popular festivals which celebrated here with great joy and happiness every year in the month of October. Tour to Kullu is a perfect weekend gateway and you will get unforgettable memories for whole life and spend some quality time with family and friends.


Best time to visit:

Summer: Summer is pleasant and March to June is the summer season here. During the summer the temperature is around 10 to 20 degree. Summer is perfect for sightseeing and Adventure activities.
Winter: October to till February is the winter season at Kullu and during the winters the temperature is as low as -1 degree. You can enjoy the snow during winters and carry heavy woolen clothes.
Monsoon: Kullu received heavy amount of rainfall and the water level is high during the July to August.


Activities in Kullu:

Rafting: The River Beas offered the best options for rafting for beginner and professional rafters. April to June and again September to till October is the best time for rafting in kullu.

Fishing: Trout Fishing is one of the best activities which can perform easily here. The Tirthan, Kasol , Naggar, Katrain and Raison are some the beautiful Rivers which is famous for fishing.

City Shopping: Kullu has better shopping centers and popular for its traditional and modern stuff. Pashmina Shawls, Tibetan Traditional Stuff, Buddhist paintings and wooden stuff etc are the major shopping things which attracted the tourists.

Trekking: Kullu is one of the popular tourist destinations which offered the best options for trekking. Mountains, valleys, streams, snow, meadows and charming landscape etc attracted the tourists from all around.


Visiting place in Kullu:

Malana: It is ancient village and the Malana River makes the place more charming which is known as the Malana Nala. The village is popular for its culture and traditions.

Raghunath Temple: Raghunath temple is one of the oldest temples of the valley which is dedicated to Lord Rama. The Dussehra is one of the popular festivals which held here. This temple is visited in the autumn months but throughout the year lots of devotees visit Raghunath temple.

Bijli Mahadev Temple: Kullu is the home of the most beautiful temples. Bijili Mahadev temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva Lingam situated 22 km from Kullu with at an elevation of 2460mts above the sea level. According to the legend this temple gets struck by lightning every year.

Tirthan Valley: Tirthan is a most beautiful valley and ranked 18th among the 35 places to visit in Himachal Pradesh. You will enjoy the magnificent views of hilly rivers. The Great Himalayan national park is one of the major attractions of the place and it is heaven for wild lovers. You can enjoy the amazing trekking and passes with snow mountain peaks.

Gauri Shankar Temple: Gauri Shankar temple is one of the oldest temples in India. It is situated in the Naggar Village. It is believed that this temple is 12th century dated back dedicate to Lord Shiva. This temple is popular for its stone carving.

Brighu Lake: Brighu Lake is one of the cold lakes in Kullu Valley. This beautiful lake is 14 km far from Gulaba. The brighu Lake trek is one of the most popular treks among the trekkers. May to September is the best time to visit here.

Chandarkhani Pass: It is situated at a height of 3660 mts above the sea level which is popularly known for its scenic beauty which offered the excellent trekking trail. It is a famous pass and one of the best tourists place in Kullu. It is offered the 360 degree views of Meadows at the top of the pass.

Manikaran: It is popular for its hot spring and referred as the best place to visit in Kullu. The hot spring is situated at a height of 1760 mts above the sea level. Manikaran is one of the holiest places in India. This temple has beautiful story which attract the devotees.

Great National Himalayan Park: This beautiful park is established in 1984, it is very biggest national park situated near kullu. It is renowned as the UNESCO world heritage site which is spread an area of 1171 square km. You can experience all type of trekking here.

Dhakpo Shedrupling Monastery: This is a beautiful monastery where Buddhist monks live in Himachal Pradesh. This Monastery is popular known as the Kais Monastery and one of the prime attractions of the place.

Prashar Lake: Prashar Lake is one of the charming lakes of Kullu situated in Dhauladhar range. The blue water with white snow capped peaks increase the charm of the place. It is offered the best trekking routes.

Pandoh Dam: Padndoh Dam is one of the main tourists place in kullu. You will see a huge dam taming the feisty flow of the mountain river Beas.

Friendship Peak: It is one of the most popular trek present in India and one of the best places to visit in kullu with at an elevation of 5289 mts above the sea level. It is one of the most challenging routes in Himachal Pradesh. This trek is start from Solang valley.

Sri Guru Nanak Devji Gurudwara: This is one of the most visited places in Kullu. It is situated near the hot spring at Manikaran and one of the religious places for Sikhs and Hindus.


Excursion near Kullu:

Mandi: Mandi is situated at a distance of 70 km from Kullu and popularly known as the Varanasi of the east lies on the bank of Beas River. It is second most popular town of Himachal Pradesh. The pleasant weather, snow capped mountain peaks, fresh and pure environment and beautiful landscape are the major attraction of the place.

Manali: One of the most popular tourist attractions of Himachal Pradesh. Manali is a charming hill station which is known as the Capital of Honeymooner. The scenic beauty, charming views of surrounding, snow capped Himalayan peaks, green meadows, beautiful landscape, and lot of Adventure activities make the destination more attractive and popular among the tourists and Adventure lovers.

Parvati Valley: It is located in Kullu district which is passing through Manikaran. It is a religious town which revered by the both Hindu and Sikhs. Rudra- Nag, Pine forest, rock formation of Pandu pul and Pin- Parvati Pass etc are some of the most popular tourist attractions.

Rohtang pass: It is the gateway to Lahaul and Spiti Valley situated at an elevation of 13,054 mts above the sea level. Rohtang pass is one of the major attractions of Manali and must visited place. Offered the most amazing views of the surrounding. Amazing snow capped Himalayan peaks, challenging trekking passes, green meadows, charming landscape pleasant weather etc increase the charm of the place.


How to reach Kullu:

By Air: Joginder Nagar is the nearest Airport situated 125 km from Kullu. Buses and Taxies are easily available outside the Airport.
By Train:
By Road: Himachal Roadway operated luxury and economic buses from all nearby town and kullu is well connected to the other major destination of Himachal.

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