The pristine Kullu valley unravels its charms to its visitors
enthusiastically. It encases several picnic spots worth a visit.
Valley 13 km from Manali, the magnificent Solang valley
(2480 m) bids panorama of the pure snow-white crests and tall
deodar trees. The Solang valley serves as the base camp for trekkers
and mountainners. Solang slopes are the venue of State & National
level winter sports.
Sojha (2683 m) is
about 13 km from Banjar and is known for it's peaceful surroundings
and unique spectacles. It provides a panoramic view of snow ranges
and lush green fields. At dusk the lights of Shimla can be seen
from this spot.
There are two rest houses in Sojha. The Britishers who were spell
bound by its beauty built one of them and the forest department
built the other.
Dyar is situated to the north- east of
Kullu and at a distance of 25 km. The village got its name because
of the Deodar trees, which are in abundance here.
It has an ancient temple of Lord Trijugi Narayan constructed
in the 15th century in pagoda style.
(1433 m) is situated on the National Highway 21, just 13 km from
Kullu on the way to Manali.
It provides breathtaking views of the snowcapped peaks of Kullu
region. The site is ideal for camping and quiet holidays. The
Tourism Department has developed this site. There are 14 wooden
huts and a big grassy ground surrounded by the trees and apple
is 15 km from Manali and the last village on the way to Rohtang.
The area commands an excellent view. There is a ravine 400 feet
deep and 2 km long, which is to be crossed to enter the village.
Gulaba is situated about 20 km
from Manali. It is a very good picnic spot as beautiful flowerbeds
cover the area. The zigzag road presents a splendid panorama.
is a temple dedicated to Lord Shiva and is situated amid vast
pastures 14 km uphill Kullu. It is a nice site for picnics.