Kullu is a major tourist destination in North India. The place has been a favorite destination among the travellers. Be it honeymoon trip or family trip or an adventure trip with friends Kullu has something for everyone. The scenic beauty, snow-capped mountains and lush greenery of this area is something worth experiencing. People on their North India Tours love to explore such places. Kullu are beautiful places which is having several tourist spots that you would discover and explore.
Popularly known as the “Valley of Gods”, Kullu is an important hill station which is boasted with hot springs, snow caped hills and scenic beauty. The place holds a special place in the heart of newly wed couples to nature lovers to adventure seekers. Here are some major tourist attractions in Kullu.
- Great Himalayan National Park
- Bijli Mahadev
- Bhrigu Lake
- Raghunathji Temple
- Sultanpur Palace
1. Great Himalayan National Park
Famous for its amazing wildlife species of Western Himalayan the National Park offers its guests a mesmerizing ecological view. Fauna species such as Brown Bear, Musk Deer, Leopard, Goral, Bharal, Kalij, Tragopan, and etc. Trekking in Rakti-Sar and Camping in alpine pastures is something memorable. This beautiful place has everything to make your tour wildlife tourism memorable. The best time to visit this national park is in between April to June and September to November.
2. Bijli Mahadev
A divine temple dedicated to Lord Shiva, Bijli Mahadev is located at the top of Kullu Valley. People from not only India but from across the world visit Bijli Mahadev. The specialty of this temple is that the devotees draw the blessings from Lord Shiva in the way of lightning. The temple is compact with two statues of bull (Nandi). Visiting this temple in Kullu will surely enhance your temple tours in India.
3. Bhrigu Lake
Located at an elevation of 4240 m above sea level Bhrigu Lake is also called the “Pool of the Gods”. The place fascinates thousands of travellers every year from all across the world. Wrapped around by the snow-capped mountain Bhrigu Lake can take the best picturesque shot during sunrise and sunset with the shimmering effect of water.
4. Raghunathji Temple
Evident to its name, the Raghunathji Temple is dedicated to Lord Rama, a prominent Hindu God from an Indian epic Ramayana. The festival of Dusserah brings lots of travellers to this pilgrimage. Listed among the oldest temples in Himachal, Raghunathji Temple is a perfect blend of Pahari and Pyramidal style the architecture of which will surely enhance your tour.
5. Sultanpur Palace
Located near Raghunathji Temple, Sultanpur Palace is another attraction that you can visit during your Manali travel. This beautiful temple is boasted with the perfect blend of Pahari and Colonial style of architecture. The huge and intrigue carved gates of Sultanpur Palace is very fascinating and is compacting with Lord Ganesha on the top. The miniature paintings without any human figures are the major attraction of this palace.
Kasol is a charming place which is boon with plenty of natural abundance. The place is located on the banks of pristine Paravati River. Famous among friends and family Kasol is a place perfect to spend precious time with your loved ones. Fishing is the major thing that one can do over here. Tour packages of north India completes with the presence of Kasol.
Places a prominent position among the Hinduism and Sikhism, Manikaran is a centre of attraction famous for its hot springs. The place is associated with the Sikhs and the Hindus where people of both community come together and offer their prayers to their respective deities. For Hindus, the place is associated with Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvati while for Sikhs this is the place where Gurudwara dedicated to Guru Nanak Ji (founder of Sikhism) is present also called Manikaran Gurudwara. Hot springs in here believed to possess curative powers.
The place is famous for all history lovers as this place is quite famous for castle and museum namely Nicholas Roerich. People can also explore various temples in and around Naggar that completes the your cultural and heritage walk in India. Due to its scenic beauty and wonderful charm the place is widely known as the Himacha’s cherished tourist destination.
Here are some more places which you can visit during your Kullu tours –
- Camping Site Raison
- Akhara Bazaar
- Basheshwar Mahadev Temple