Kullu has a fantastic landscape, peacefulness and peculiar life style and tradition are some of the .This is a small ancient and a very attractive town of Himachal Pradesh. It has a large number of fantabulous valleys and breathless sight seeing of the mountains, providing a visual treat to the tourist. Kullu has turned into the hub of many escapade activities like mountaineering, trekking, river rafting etc. The charm of the valley has attracted many tourists and it is also called as Valleys of Gods. Kullu is gifted with the powerful Himalayas forming as its background and it looks like a scenic beauty out of a fairy tale. It is blessed with many dainty temples such as Manikaran, Hadimba, Bijli Mahadev, Vashishta etc. Kullu is a famous way station for tourist visiting Manali and trekkers pointing the trek routes of the Parvati valley and Pin valley.
PLACES TO VISIT
It is the primary tourism spot of Kullu and it is devoted to Lord Ram. Raghunath temple is believed as one among the most important divinities in the Hindu mythology.
Jagannathi Devi Temple
This temple is located at a 3km distance from Kullu and is also called as the Bekhili temple and it is in the Bekhili village.
Bijli Mahadev Temple
It is located on a goad at a height of 2460 metres. Similar to the name, the temple is often collided with by lightning. Bijli Mahadev temple is devoted to Lord Shiva, is situated at the bank of Beas River.
It is at 45km from Kullu dwells in the Parvati Valley, the sanctum pilgrimage place of Manikaran. The interesting fact about this place is here icy cold waters of the Parvati River co-exists with boiling water by its adjacent.
The craftsmanship of Kullu valley maintains a royal inheritance of handlooms and handicrafts. There is an astounding range of glorious handloom and handicraft products in Kullu.
It is located in the Spiti Valley of Himachal Pradesh. Tabo Monastery admits the eminence of being the biggest monastic complex in the Spiti area.
HOW TO REACH
The closest airport to Kullu is the Bhuntar airport located at 10kms from Kullu.
The closest broad gauge railway station is in Chandigarh at a distance of 270km.
Bus facilities are available from Shimla and Manali. Chandigarh is located at 270kms, Shimla is at 220kms and Manali is located at 50kms.
WHEN TO VISIT
The best time to visit Kullu to enjoy great weather is from March to November.