Flanked by beautiful Himalayan peaks and awe-inspiring natural vistas, Kullu is an awesome travel destination. Known as the Valley of Gods, it boats of a large number of tourist attractions. Along with that, the place also has some great excursions, which can be visited upon for further expansion of fun and exploration. These locations are equally enchanting and fruitful. Ranging from Manali and Rohtang pass to Manikaran, there places to see near Kullu offer a lot to its visitors.
Located at the altitude of 1463 meters above sea level and around
twenty kilometers from the city of Kullu, Katrain is in center of the
valley. The place is quite known for its apple orchards and trout
hatcheries, which lend charm and prominence to the ambience.
Erstwhile capital of Kullu, Naggar is located on the left bank of the
river Beas and commands an extensive view of the surrounding vistas.
There are a large number of famous temples here, notably of Lord Vishnu,
Tripura Sundari & Lord Krishna. Roerich art gallery, which houses
the paintings of Nicholas Roerich as well as his sculptures, is less
than a km from the here. Naggar is also a base for undertaking treks to
Chanderkhani Pass and to remote valley of Malana.
Located on the bank of river Parvati, at the height of 1640 meters,
Kasol is a perfect sojourn. Its location is extremely attractive. With
wide and open environs, which slope down to the broad expanse of clear
white sand at the Parvati River, the place is an excellent place for a
Situated at the altitude of 2652 meters and near the beautiful
Chanderkhani Pass, Malana village is famous for the temple of Jamlu,
apart from its distinct, social and cultural life. Malana has sustained
its democratic setup and it is considered to be the oldest democracy in
Situated at 957 meter above the sea level and in south of Kulu, at the
distance of 34 kilometers, Larji is a small hamlet providing excellent
spot for trout fishing. The PWD rest house is located in a stunning
position between the foaming torrents of the river Sainj & Tirthan,
before they join the Beas. Mostly anglers patronize the place.
Basheshwar Mahadev Mandir
Situated 200 meters above the sea level, the temple is a bit away from
the village, in a plain between the main road and the Beas River.
According to the sources, the local rulers built the temple in 8th
Located at the altitude of 1700 meters and at the distance of 45
kilometers from Kulu, Manikaran is famous for its hot springs. Thousands
of pilgrims come here each year, to take a dip into the spring and feel
heavenly. The water is so hot that dal, rice, etc. can also be cooked in
it. Ramchandra and Shivaji temples and a Gurdwara for Sikhs are other
major attractions at the place.