Make Your Own Package:
Now with the help of our expert advice you can make your own package as per your own time schedule, money and convince. In this package you are free to choose your destinations as per your own choice, from the group of sights which are popular and approachable in Kullu-Manali region. In this package we will arrange accommodation, transportation and food related facilities as per your own choice. What you have to do is just go through the list of following destinations, choose your favorite ones and make us a call.
List of Popular Destinations/Sights adjoining Kullu-Manali region:
Mata Vaishno Maha Devi Tirth is located just 5 km from Kullu on Kullu-Manali National Highway No. 21.
- Lord Raghunath Ji Temple: The chief deity of Kullu is Raghunath Ji. Dussehra festival is held in its name. The idol is same which was used by Lord Rama himself at the time of Ashwamegh Yagya and was brought from Tretnath temple of Ayodhya. The temple was constructed in 1660 AD with a mixed look of Pahari and Pyramidal style.
- Bijli Mahadev Temple in Kullu Valley: Bijli-Mahadev temple is a ‘Kash’ style temple that has a “Shiva-Lingam”. This temple is situated in a meadow with lush green forests in the surroundings, 14 KM from Kullu. This place got its name after the great miracle that occurs occasionally. The ‘Shiva-Lingam’ is struck by lightening and it breaks into pieces, then the priest of the temple collects all the pieces and joins them together with the help of butter acting as an adhesive. During ‘Shivaratri’ every year, great rush of devotees gather here to pay homage to Lord-Shiva.
- White Water Rafting in Kullu: In Kullu Valley, white water rafting can be enjoyed in the river Beas throughout the year except during the period from 15-July to 15-September.
Trips generally start at Pirdi and continue 14 km down to Jhiri. White Water river- rafting facilities are offered by private operators at Pirdi near Kullu where a water sports centre has been set up to provide one stop water sports adventure experience for the tourist. Rafting is done on stretches of the River Beas, where rapids of high grades can be negotiated safely, providing an exhilarating experience for enthusiasts.
- Shawl Industies of Kullu: Where you can shop handloom products made up in Kullu region at reasonable prices.
Trip to The Great Himalayan National Park
The Great Himalayan National Park (GHNP), is one of India’s national parks, is located in Kullu region in the state of Himachal Pradesh. The park was established in 1984 and is spread over an area of 1,171 km2 at an altitude of between 1500 to 6000m. The Great Himalayan National Park is a habitat to numerous flora and more than 375 fauna species that comprises of approximately 31 mammals, 181 birds, 3 reptiles, 9 amphibians, 11 annelids, 17 mollusks and 127 insects. They are protected under the strict guidelines of the Wildlife Protection Act of 1972; hence any sort of hunting is not permitted.
In June 2014, the Great Himalayan National Park was added to the UNESCO list of World Heritage Sites.The Unesco World Heritage Site Committee granted the status to the park under the criteria of “exceptional natural beauty and conservation of biological diversity”.
Manikaran is located in the Parvati Valley between the rivers Beas and Parvati, northeast of Bhuntar in the Kullu District of Himachal Pradesh. It is at an altitude of 1760 m and is located about 45 km from Kullu.
This small town attracts tourists visiting Manali and Kullu to its hot springs and pilgrim centres. An experimental geothermal energy plant has also been set up here.
Sights of interest:
- Kasol: Well-known camping and place of tourist attraction famous for its river side location and multinational tourists.
- Manikaran town: Famous for its natural hot water springs, Gurudwara and Lord Rama temple.
Malana Village: Malana is an ancient Indian village in the state of Himachal Pradesh. This solitary village in the Malana Nala, a side valley of the Parvati Valley to the north-east of Kullu Valley, is isolated from the rest of the world. The majestic peaks of Chandrakhani and Deotibba shadow the village. It is situated on a remote plateau by the side of the torrential Malana river, at a height of 3,029 metres (9,938 ft) above sea level. Unaffected by modern civilisation, Malana has its own lifestyle and social structure. People are strict in following their customs. Malana has been the subject of various documentaries, including Malana: Globalization of a Himalayan Village, and Malana, A Lost Identity. The existing speakers of the autochthonous language Kanashi, the traditional language of the inhabitants of Malana, number approximately 1700. According to the 1961 census, the language speakers were then 563, but today the population of Malana is at least three times as large as 40 years ago.
Prashar Rishi Temple and Lake – Mandi:
Prashar Lake lies ~70 km south of Kullu, with a three storied pagoda-like temple dedicated to the sage Prashar. The Lake is located at a height of 2730 m above sea level. With deep blue waters, the lake is held sacred to the sage Prashar and he is regarded to have meditated there. An interesting thing about Parashar Lake is its floating circular island, that keeps changing its position through-out the year. Surrounded by snow-capped peaks and can be approached by a motorable link road from Bajaura near Bhuntar. The temple was built in the thirteenth century and the Lake is said to be unclear how deep it is, with a diver not being able to determine its depth.
Approximate Distances from:
Kullu-Manali Airport at Bhuntar: 62 km
Kullu town: 70 km
Manali town: 110 km
Naggar, situated in the lap of the charming Kullu valley, is one such place.
The location of Naggar is exceptionally picturesque. It is set on a slope lavishly covered with lush green forest. The place provides a delightful view of the surrounding mountain peaks. Being situated on the left bank of the Beas, this tourist attraction commands an enthralling view of the river as well.
There are some majestic religious sites in and around Naggar. Most famous among them include those dedicated to Vishnu, Lord Krishna and Tripura Sundari.
Another very important attraction in Naggar of Manali is the old castle. Once this place used to be the residence of the royal personalities of Himachal Pradesh. This structure with immense architectural beauty is carefully preserved by the state government for the visitors.
On a trip to Naggar you can also visit the famous Roerich art gallery. This place is located at a distance of about one kilometer from the castle in Naggar.
Jana Waterfall: From Manali to Nagar is 20 KM. This water fall is at a distance of 11.5 KM from Nagar town. The road starts from Nagar Market centre and it goes up and after half KM you have to take right turn and pass through narrow Jungle road with tall pine trees and through Apple gardens . Valley will be towards your right side. Beyond Jana Waterfall This road will further take you to Bijli Mahadev. This is not a big waterfall but the journey upto the waterfall is enjoying and there is a nice restaurant at the waterfall offering you local dishes. During season time ATV ( all tern vehicles ) and Jeep Safari available upto Bijili Manahdev.
Kais Monestary: Kais is the village where this beautiful monastery is built. It is situated in beautiful Kullu Valley in the state of Himachal Pradesh north of India. Every year in the month of August it is the time when His Highness Dhakpo Rinpochhe comes here and gives his valuable blessings to all human beings. Anyone can join these teaching classes. Monastery is at beautiful location middle of rice fields where you feel complete peace of mind. Kais is 20 Km from Kullu Manali Airport and 30 Km from main Manali. Kullu is just 09 Km from here.
Manali: Manali has sight seeing options for visitors and guests to see places around Manali and local sight seeing.
Sight Seeing Tour Around Manali Would Comprise attractions and Details as :
Manali to Solang valley, Paragliding and Adventure Fun, Rope Way Rides, Move Towards Rohtang or Snow Point, Whatever Accessible, back to Hotel by evening.
Manali Local Landmarks Sight Seeing, Important Heritage & Ancient Landmarks like
Hadimba Temple, Tibetan Monastery, Club House & Hot Water Springs And Vashishth temple.
Rohtang Pass: is a high mountain pass on the eastern Pir Panjal Range of the Himalayas around 51 km (32 mi) from Manali. It connects the Kullu Valley with the Lahaul and Spiti Valleys of Himachal Pradesh, India. Manali-Leh Highway, a part of NH 21, transverses Rohtang Pass.
There are number of Hotels, Resorts, Guesthouses, Cottages and Homestays located in Kullu-Manali region bookings of such are subject to your budget, availability and approachability.
What we can do is to provide you a diverse range of choices so that you can select your mode of accommodation as per your choice.
There will be two types of transportation mediums involve in this trip one that will bring you to the region which may be your private vehicle or a Volvo Bus. Second is the local taxi that take you to the various sights as per your interest.
So what we can do here we can provide tickets of Volvo bus to you at a reasonable rate so that you could come here and go back to your destination without any hurdle. Also we can arrange for you any type of commercial vehicle for your local sight seen.
Your budget and your expenses will depend upon various factors like duration of your stay, class of properties you choose for your stay and class of vehicle for your sight seen.
What we can do here: we will help you in all this through our personal counselling that will help you to know about the exact budget of your trip.