Mandi is beautiful tourists spot located on the river banks of Beas. It has a copious heritage and history constituted by its temples which are main tourists attractions. This is also the entryway to Himachals most well know valleys including Kullu, Manali, Lahaul and Spiti. The total town is enriched with the glory of sprinkling of temples. Tourists to Mandi can delight famous lakes, hot spring, trekking areas, Rewalsar Lake, Prashar Lake, Kamrunag Lake, Shikari Devi temple. The main scenic beauty of Mandi is Rewalsar Lake which attracts large number of visitors all around the year. It is also an idealistic place for shopping. Tourist can also enjoy a fine trek to astonishingly charmingly Prashar Lake.
PLACES TO VISIT
This lake is an important pilgrimage and it is in square shape. It is famously known for its drifting island. Rewalsar Lake is also linked with Nag cult or serpent idolizing.
This lake is located in a cup like valley. A temple of great charm is also present here. With deep blue crystal clear waters, this beautiful lake is accommodated hallowed to the Saga Prashar.
Shikari Devi Temple
This place is an idealistic tourists spot of placidity for trekkers located at an altitude of 3332 metres above sea level. Beguiling view of the sunrise ad sunset from the temple is mortal arousing.
This is a charming fertile valley warmly welcomes the tourists who are tired with its open arms from Mandi. The famous temples for ideal worship such as Devi Temple, Sukhdev Vatika and the temple of Mahamaya are present here.
This place is the depot of narrow down railway line from Pathankot to Jogindernagar. Travel from Jogindernagar to Barot in the upcountry of Mandi district, on the haulage trolley is electrifying.
This place is perching abstruse in a beautiful valley and environed by hills. Tatta Pani is situated on the right bank of Sutlej River. The instinctive sulphur spring is pure and has therapeutic ability for various body ailments.
HOW TO REACH
The closest airport is in Bhuntar at a distance of 62km.
The closest narrow gauge line between Jogindernagar and Pathankot is at 55km.
The most part of Mandi is linked by roads through the HRTC to service the needs of the people. Mandi is reachable by road from Shimla, Chandigarh, Pathankot and Delhi. The regular bus services connecting it to other towns like Manali, Palampur and Dharamshala are available.
WHEN TO VISIT
The Best season to visit Mandi is from March to October.