The historic town Kullu is situated at a distance of 6 km from
Bhuntar airport towards Manali. The town serves as district headquarter
and all the administrative offices are situated in the vicinity
of Dushehra ground. There are nice camping areas, historical temples,
picnic spots around Kullu and much more to bestow on its visitors.
Medical and police services are readily available. You can avail
of the best accommodation and telecommunication facilities.
Camping site (1433m) is situated to the north of Kullu, at a distance
of 16 km from the Kullu town providing a welcome stay to the trekkers
& tourists. The site provides a nice locale for campfires on the
riverbank with huts for a comfortable stay.
Bijli Mahadev (2460m) is a sacred destination, situated to the
south- east of Kullu, at a distance of 14km by road till Chansari
and 3km on foot from Chansari village. It is a beautiful meadow
with an ancient temple. It gives an enthralling & panoramic view
of the Kullu and Manikaran valleys and is extremely popular among
the local populace.
The temple is situated at Sultanpur at a distance of 1 km uphill
Kullu bus stand. This historic temple is dedicated to Lord Raghunath,
the chief deity of Kullu. The temple is patronized by the Royal
of Kullu and their residence, the Rupi Palace is also situated
in the vicinity of the temple. Deity Raghunathji plays the key
role in the world famous festival of Kullu Dusshera
During Dussehra all the deities of Kullu Valley visit the temple
to pay homage to Lord Raghunathji.
Vishweshwar Temple, Bajaura
temple is located to the south- east of Kullu, at a distance of
14km from Kullu town. This ancient temple was built in the 8th
century and has exquisite stone carvings.
Situated at a distance of 8km from Kullu, Kaisdhar is an ideal
picnic spot. It is situated amidst spectacular and serene surroundings
encased with towering Deodar trees.
Vaishno Devi Temple
A 2km ride from the main town Kullu takes you to the temple of
Vaishno Devi. There is a cave inside the temple where an idol
of Lord Shiva is installed.