KULLU MANALI HILL STATION

KULLU MANALI HILL STATION

In the lap of the great Himalayas lie the spectacular hills of Kullu and Manali. These are situated between the peaks of the Pir Panjal and Dhauladhar ranges. The hill station is surrounded by huge snow clad mountains all over with pinewood forests alongside the Beas river flowing makes the view magnificent. Kullu Manali is one of the most popular destinations in India owing to the stunning beauty it has. You might fall in love with this place and would not want to go back to your city life. You can visit various spots here to make your trip a memorable one. Some of the popular spots are- Beas Kund, Chandrakhani Pass, Rohtang Pass, Manikaran, and Solang Valley which lures numerous of people to be a part of the fairytale beauty.

Kullu is a beautiful valley in Himachal Pradesh with loads of stunning views and temples while Manali is a hilltop with the flowing rivers, a water stream, and hot springs. Manali, the queen of hills is a perfect place to unleash the adventure aficionado in you. This place will offer you a number of adventure sports like mountaineering, trekking, zorbing, and skiing. Though Manali can be visited all year long owing to the pleasant weather, it is loved the most when the mountains are covered with snow. Winters are also the best time for honeymoon couples to have an exciting experience in this stunning view. So book your honeymoon packages for Manali soon!

Kullu Manali is a great place to indulge in shopping as there lots of markets to satisfy your craving for shopping. You get some of the best woolen clothing and carpets. You can buy some fresh fruits and pickles made by the locals. You can pick some of the best quality shawls, caps and jackets from here as well. All the major markets are situated at the Mall road which comes on the top of the list for tourists. Manali is also packed with shops that sell artifacts, handicrafts, shawls, woolen wear, local tweeds, rugs, Buddhist paintings, Bamboo souvenirs, Chinese goods, artificial jewelry, etc. which will remind you of your stay here in Manali when you are back to your hometown. So be sure you take something from here as a souvenir.

If you are planning your trip to Manali it is better that you book your train tickets and Manali hotel services and Manali taxi services beforehand to make sure that you will not be in a trouble once you get down here and have to search for a hotel. Some of the major tourist attractions of this region are mentioned here. These are-

  1. Arjun Gufa: On the bank of the river Beas, is the 'Arjun Gufa' located near Prini village. It is believed that Arjuna practiced austerities to get a weapon from Lord Indra that was called Pashupata Ashtra.
  2. Jagatsuhk: About 6kilometers from Manali is the famous Shiva Sanctum in ‘Shikara’ style. It houses the temples dedicated to Sandhya Gayatri and Lord Shiva.
  3. Monasteries: Manali is famous for its Buddhist monasteries and shiny gompas. There are 3 recently built Tibetan monasteries. Every year thousands of Buddhists come here to offer prayer.
  4. Rahala Waterfalls: About 16 kilometers from Manali are the beautiful Rahalla Falls located at the start of the climb to Rohtang Pass at an elevation of 2,501 meters.
  5. Keylong: Lying about 120 kilometers from Manali, Keylong is the headquarters of Spiti and Lahaul district Monasteries of Shashus and Kardung are important attractions.
  6. Udaipur: An important pilgrimage located in the Pattan Valley. It is very scenic and attracts tourist by its magnificent beauty.
  7. Rahala waterfalls: About 16 kilometers from Manali are the beautiful Rahalla Falls located at the start of the climb to the Rohtang Pass at an elevation of 2,501 meters.