- Famous for: Great Himalayan Ranges, Nature, Hill station, Temples.
- Major Attractions: Bijli Mahadev Temple, Raghunath Temple.
- Nearby Places: Manali, Kasol, Manikaran.
- Ideal Visit Time: 1- 2 days.
Kullu in Himachal Pradesh is one of the most frequented tourist destinations. Often heard along with the name Manali, yet another famous tourist spot, Kullu is situated on the banks of Beas River. It was earlier called as Kulanthpitha, meaning ‘The end of the habitable world’. Awe-inspiring, right? Kullu valley is also known as the ‘Valley of Gods’.
How To Reach
The nearest airport is Kullu–Manali Airport but it has limited accessibility and its operations are irregular. Chandigarh is the next nearest airport with better connectivity. It takes about 6 hr 48 min (269.3 km) from here to Kullu via road.
The nearest railway station is Joginder Nagar (JDNX) located 95 kms away and is a narrow broad gauge. Therefore it is not accessible from all major cities. Chandigarh Junction railway station (CDG) is the nearest major railway station with good connectivity from all the major northern cities. From here bus or private cabs can be taken to Kullu 269.3 km away.
Himachal Road Transport Corporation (HRTC) operates regular buses to and from Kullu to other cities in HP. Buses are also available from Delhi, Pathankot, Chandigarh. Jammu- Delhi highway, NH 154, NH205 connects Kullu.
Place To Visit
- Basheshwar Mahadev Temple.
- Sultanpur Palace.
- Parvati Valley.
- Great Himalayan National Park.
- Bijli Mahadev Temple.
- Bhrigu Lake.
The attractions in Kullu are more. Trekking, mountaineering, angling, skiing, white water rafting and para gliding are some of the adventurous sports available here.
Our group of 6 people from Delhi Booked Tour With Discover Himachal and had lot of fun and are happy to give a thumbs up for the Kareri Lake trek and experience. we had unlimited fun and the trails were so appealing. Really, a must trek to take for the beginners.
I will be celebrating my first wedding anniversary next month and our honeymoon memories are still very fresh in both our minds.. It was a beautiful experience visiting the snow clad valleys of Shimla-Manali.. and Packthebags made it even more special.
Kullu Manali tour
This experience with Sky Adventures was truly amazing and I got to explore a whole different side of adventure travel. Everything was amazing! Will return soon for more! Loved the glaciers and pristine skies and rivers!