Located on the bank of the Beas River in the Kullu Valley it is the capital town of Kullu District. Kullu Valley is the largest valley in the Kullu district. It is well-known among tourists for its beautiful settings endowed with superb scenic beauty. It is also known as the valley of the gods. Its pine and deodar forests, flower meadows, beautiful landscapes, and fruit orchards with cool breeze and enchanting bird songs provide perfect setting for family holiday or honeymoon holiday.
It is equally preferred by all types of tourists, such as nature lovers, culture lovers, couples, honeymooners, adventure seekers, etc. Adventure sports in Kullu are also very popular. On your Kullu tours you will have wonderful opportunity to experience skiing down the Himalayan slopes, river rafting, trekking, etc. You will also see the unique culture and custom depicting simple lifestyle of the natives.
Bijli Mahadev Shrine
It is about 10 km from Kullu. Bijli Mahadev temple is one of the most striking temples in Kullu district. It can be reached by a tough but rewarding climb of 10 km trekking. You can see a panoramic view of Kullu and Paravati Valleys from the temple.
Camping Sight Raison
It is at the distance of 16 km away from Kullu. It is the ideal sight for spending a quite holiday in spectacular settings and for holding youth camps. Here you will have wonderful opportunity to see a large number of fruit orchards which adds special charm to your vacation.
Delightfully situated on a wooden slope on the left bank of the River Beas, Naggar provides spectacular view. Here you will have wonderful opportunity to see large number of famous temples like Vishnu Temple, Lord Krishna Temple and Tripura Sundari Temple. It is also a base for undertaking treks to Chanderkhani Pass and to remote valley of Malana.
Little ahead of the beautiful Chanderkhani Pass lies the village Malana which is famous for the temple of Jamlu and its distinct, social and cultural life. Malana is considered to be the oldest democracy in the world. It would be worth while to visit this village to study the style and social system prevalent there.
Situated at the distance of 20 km from Kullu, it is the central and the widest part of the valley. Here you will see apple orchards and trout hatchery. It is also famous for bee keeping and Govt. trout farm at Patilkulh.
Situated on the bank of the Paravati River, Kasol is an ideal holiday destination. It is 42 km away from Kullu. It is well known for trout fishing.
It is just 15 km away from Kullu. It is famous for Basheshwar Mahadev Temple. The temple is believed to have been built in the mid 8th century.
How to Reach
The nearest airport is at Bhuntar, which is 10 km south of Kullu. Bhuntar is well connected to Delhi by air, and there are daily flights between the two.
The nearest railhead is at Jogindernagar (95 km).
Kullu is well connected Shimla, Delhi, Chandigarh, Mandii, Manali, Manikaran, Naggar, Bajura, and Dharamshala.