town is situated in Parbati Valley at a distance of 45km from
Kullu. The beautiful Parbati Valley is situated to the north-
east of Kullu.
Manikaran is famous for hot water springs that cure rheumatic
pains. Manikaran is renowned for Gurudwara and Ram temple that
bestows free lodging and food.
Primary health services and police assistance is easily available.
Accommodation and telecommunication services are also readily
Hot Water Springs
Manikaran is famous for its hot water springs gushing out from
below the rocks. Temperature of water varies from 88°C to 94°C.
Presence of radium is one of the main reasons given by a German
scientist behind the hot water springs. Rice can be cooked in
twenty minutes in the hottest of springs.
Shri Narayan Hari Gurudwara
50 years old, this Gurudwara is famous for its hot water springs.
At present there is accommodation facility for 4000 people with
This temple belonging to 15th century was built by Raja Jagat
Singh in pyramidal style. The idol of Raghunathji, which is kept
in the Raghunath temple of Kullu was brought from the Ram Temple
in 1661 A.D.
The temple provides lodging facilities to the visitors at nominal
price. They also provide with lungar (free communal food).
Jari (1624m) is situated to the east of Kullu Valley, 34km from
Kullu town. River Parvati and Malana stream merge here and then
flow. The tall deodar trees surrounding the village amidst the
high mountains present a fabulous picture.
village (2652m) is situated to the north- east of Kullu Valley.
It is considered to be the oldest Republic State in the world.
The people of Malana have their own culture, customs, language
and administration which is firmly based on their village diety
(2960m) is situated to the east of Kullu, at a distance of 15km
from Manikaran, which is a difficult tread through the forest.
Kheer Ganga has a hot water spring. White sulphur particles can
be seen sticking at the bottom on both sides of the spring or
floating like milk cream here and there.
This lake (4116m) is situated to the east of Kullu Valley. River
Parvati rises from here. From one end of the 1km long lake, desert
area of Spiti starts.