About Kullu

By Kullu Manali Trips

Kullu is a district of Himachal Pradesh (A state of India), it is on 12,79 m height from the sea lavel, it is at 493 Km distance from Delhi and only 260 Km from Chandigarh. The place is situated in a green and beautiful valley between the Beas River and Himalayan mountains. The valley was earlier known as Kulanth Peeth. Kulanth Peeth means the end of the habitable world. This valley has been a valley of Gods in India from the very beginning. It is also believed that once upon a time this place was home to many Hindu Gods, Goddesses, and divine spirits. There are many pilgrimage sites for Hindus, Sikhs, and Buddhists in the valley which makes it an extremely holy land for all religions. It is said that the valley was the home of Lord Raghunath Ji who presides over the region that is why an ancient temple of Raghunath Ji still exists here. Many such religious shreds of evidence existing in the valley, which are symbols of Hinduism and closely related to Santana dharma. In which the famous venue included Raghunath Temple, Hadimba Devi Temple, Ghatotkacha Temple, Gurudwara Sahib in Manikaran, Hot water springs in Manikaran, and Arjun Gufa. The valley is very famous for its religious importance as well as its natural beauty. The beauty of the landscapes of the valley captivates anyone's mind. The pilgrimage sites located in the valley, the natural beauty of the place, several places to visit in Kullu valley, Mountaineering, River Rafting, Paragliding, Trekking provide a different identity to the valley. Kullu is also well known for its Rivers, Waterfalls, National Parks, and Forests. Snow Leopards, Tigers, Bears, and various types of Himalayan birds can often be seen in the forests and National Parks around the valley. The cultural celebrations and festivals of the valley are also very famous, of these, Dussehra of Kullu is a famous festival all over the world. Every year lakhs of people from India and other countries come here to visit. There are many places to visit in the valley, where the people explore the place and enjoy the natural beauty.

How to Reach Kullu

Kullu is the very famous place of North India, which is connected to almost all the major cities of North India Delhi, Chandigarh, Amritsar, Ambala, Pathankot. You can reach here by Bus, By Train and Airplane, services are available for the valley.

Places to visit in Kullu
  • The interesting places to explore in Kullu Valley
  • Kasol
  • Bijli Mahadev Temple
  • Manikaran
  • Tosh
  • Kheerganga
  • Manali
  • Jana Waterfall
  • Naggar
  • Dobhi
  • Gulaba
  • Hampta Pass
  • Solang Valley
  • Atal Tunnel
  • Sissu Valley
  • Rohtang Pass
Best time to Visit Kullu

Kullu can be visited during Summer, Winter, or any season.

Adventurous activities in Kullu
  • Kullu has a lot of adventurous places where one can enjoy numerous adventurous activities like:
  • Paragliding
  • River Rafting
  • River Crossing
Airport in Kullu

Bhuntar Airport is the only Airport near Kullu which is just 10 km before Kullu.

Some Interesting facts about Kullu
  • Till when the Kullu Dessuhra doest not start until the chariot of Hadimba Mata doesn't reach there from Manali.
  • According to the Indian mythological texts Kullu was known as Kulutadesh.
  • Do you know that Nirmand, a town situated in Kullu was also known as Choti Kashi?
  • Mata Parwati has spent a long time in Manikaran.

  • FAQ by Travelers

    Are Kullu and Manali same ?

    No, Manali is a famous tourist place, a town of Kullu District state of Himachal Pradesh. Kullu is the district headquarter and Manali town is 40 km away from Kullu.

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