Kullu is known as the ‘Valley of Gods’. It has many mystical stories attached to its existence. Kullu and Manali are two twin hill stations that are flooded by the tourists throughout the year. it is adorned with many beautiful scrapped temples and festivals. The grandeur and the vicinity of the Himalayas over-awe every single person who has ever visited this magnificent place.

BEST TIME TO VISIT

The best time to visit is from March to June. However, adventure enthusiasts might prefer visiting the towns from September to November for trekking, climbing and river rafting while December to February offers a favorable climate for snow-skiing and heli-skiing.

Major Tourist Attractions:

  • Manikaran
  • Vaishno Devi Temple
  • Bijli Mahadev Temple
  • Sultanpur Palace
  • Raghunathji Temple
  • Basheshwar Mahadev Temple
  • Akhara Bazaar
  • Jagannathi Devi Temple
  • Great Himalayan National Park

PLACES AROUND KULLU

The Great Himalayan National Park – Located in the district of Kulu, it is one of the major national parks of Himachal Pradesh.

Bijli Mahadev Temple – Situated at an altitude of 2,438 meters one can reach this temple by a tough but rewarding climb through a 6-km long trek. From the temple site, a panoramic view of  Parvati valleys is available.

Bajeshwar Mahadev Temple – ( bajaura ) 15 km.This pyramidical temple belonging to the 8th century A.D. is embellished with wonderful carvings in stone and sculpture in the Shikhara style.

Raghunathji Temple – The temple is regarded as the most important holiest place in Kullu. It is dedicated to Lord Raghunathji another form of Lord Rama. The temple was built by the king Raja Jagat Singh who brought the present idol of the god from Ayodhya(the birthplace of Lord Rama) and established here.

Brighu Lake – In district Kullu, Brighu Lake lies east of the Rohtang Pass and is about 6-km from the village of Bulaba.

Akhara Bazaar – Known as one of the main bazaars, where  caps, shawls, ‘pattoos’, gudmas, ‘puhlas’ and ‘namdas’ or rugs are sold in plenty.

 

Facts about Kullu

State:  Himachal Pradesh.

District:  Kullu

Famous for/as Hill Station

Languages:  Hindi, English, Pahari

Season:  about Sep – June

Main Attraction: Dusshera

Altitude:  1950 m

Pincode: 175131

STD code: 01902

 

Restaurants in Kullu

  • Tirthan
  • Sapna Sweets
  • Valentino’s
  • Cafe Amigos
  • Highway On My Plate

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