include the Apple orchards can be seen in the central and the widest part of
the valley, Katrain lending charm and prominence to the place which is
located about 20kms. from Kulu on way to Manali,
Akhara Bazaa where Kullu
caps, shawls, 'pattoos', gudmas, 'puhlas' and 'namdas' or rugs can be
purchased as a memento to this place.The Sultanpur
Palac containing some fine examples of the Kullu style of miniature
painting, characterized by simple rural scenes and the lack of human
the natural splendor of kullu valley, the kullu is also famous for Dussehra
fair. The most popular and colourful festival of the place when lakhs of pilgrims
visit Dussehra .During its colorful
Dussehra Festival, decorated palanquins convey gods and goddesses from temples all
over the valley to Kullu, to pay homage to the reigning deity Raghunathji.The valley is also famous for its
exquisitely woven colourful hand made shawls and kullu caps.
also a convenient base
for variety of adventure sports specially for trout hatchery .Aut on the
Mandi-Manali highway at the entry point to the Kullu Valley, where the road enters
the Mandi - Largi gorge,reservoir of the Pandoh Dam, the entire reservoir , Aut
and Largi are excellent places for angling.
Larji 34kms South of Kulu, Banjar At a
distance of 58 kms. south of Kulu, is an excellent spot for trout fishing in the
waters of river Tirthan. If you a looking for a place in solitude as well as want
to enjoy fishing the clear white sand at the Parvati riverat at Kasol is the ideal
destination for you .
The place is well known for trout fishing or may enjoy sight seeing while trekking
on the mountain their are unlimited number of trek route , the most
popular treks are from Chanderkhani Pass and to remote valley of Malana.
Naggar is the base for you to start your journey
Places of Interest
Naggar (1760 m):
Once the capital of Kullu
delightfully situated on the left bank of the Beas, on a wooded slope and commands
an extensive view. It was the capital of erstwhile Kulu state for about 1400
years. There are large number of famous temples notably Vishnu, Tripura Sundari
& Lord Krishana. .the paintings Russian artist, can be seen along withhis
sculptures at Roerich art gallery. is less than a km. from the Castle.
: It contains some fine examples of the Kullu style of miniature painting,
characterised by simple rural scenes and the lack of human subjects
Bazaar: Known as one of the main bazaar, where Kullu caps,
shawls, 'pattoos', gudmas, 'puhlas' and 'namdas' or rugs are sold in plenty.
: This temple was built by Raja Jagat Singh to house the
image and even today, is greatly revered. The shrine houses an image of Shri
Raghunath in his chariot. Raghunathji is the principal deity of the valley.
Bijli Mahadev temple 10kms.
from Kullu across the Beas river, Bijli Mahadev temple is one of the striking
temples in the temples strewn district. It can be reached by a tough but rewarding
climb of 10 kms. trek. From the temple a panoramic view of Kulu & Paravati
valleys can be seen.
:At a distance of 4 km along the Kullu to Manali road a small cave enshrines
an image of Goddess Vaishno Devi.
: This temple is in Bhekhli village, 3-km from Kullu. It's a stiff climb but
from the temple one can catch fine views of the
Bajaura (15 km from kullu ) is on the
main road where Basheshwar Mahadev temple is situated believed to have been
built in the mid 8th century.about 200 m from the village
in a plain between the main road and the Beas river.
Manikaran (45 km from Kullu at a height of 5700 ft) : Famous for its
which is believed to be good for rheumatism, gout, muscular pain etc. The water is
so hot that the Dals, Rice etc. can be boiled in it. It is well known Pilgrimage
place on account of Ancient Hindu Temple of Lord Ram and a
The best time to visit :- The best
time to visit is between April
to early July and again from September to November
||The airport at Bhunter is 10 km from ,
Chandigarh air port is 120 Km .
Railhead is at Joginder Nagar , Chandigarh is more handy.
Kulu is 220 Km from Shimla, 265 from Chandigarh,
& 258 from Pathankot