With a distance of 40 km from each other and slightly more than 500 km from the capital city of India, Delhi, Kullu Manali presents breathtaking natural setting, peaceful and secluded environment along with excitement of various sports to all its visitors. Often referred as the ‘Silver Valley of Himachal Pradesh’, Kullu Manali are places worth visiting at least once in lifetime.
Snow clad mountain ranges, dense forests with rich flora and fauna, refreshing rivers and mesmerizing waterfalls create a setting which is nothing less than a paradise. Kullu Manali tour is not just for nature lovers or honeymooners but for each and everyone. Consisting of many religiously significant places as well as historical buildings, both the place make your trip all the more exciting.
There are umpteen numbers of sightseeing places in Kullu-Manali to keep you pleasantly engaged throughout your stay. Some of the popular tourist spot in Manali are Kothi, Solang Valley, Rahla Falls, Manali Sanctuary, Rohtang Pass, Tibetan monasteries, Arjun Gufa and many more. Some of the tourist spot in Kullu are Raghunathji Temple, Vaishno Devi, Jagannathi Temple, Bijli Mahadev Temple, The Great Himalayan National Park, Kanawar Sanctuary, etc. Around Kullu, you can visit places such as Kaishdhar, Bajeshwar Mahadev Temple (Bajaura), Kasol and Manikaran.
Kullu Manali tour is perfect for those looking for adventure and excitement. The Mountaineering Institute & Allied Sports at Manali makes it easier for you to try out various sports. It offer courses and training as well as conducts sports such as basic and advanced rock climbing, skiing, heli-skiing and high altitude trekking.
Solang Valley which is almost 13 km away from Manali present good skiing slopes. For trekking, the Kullu Manali region along with Lahaul and Spiti area are excellent. Jeep Safaris are also quite popular amongst tourists. The route from Manali - Rohtang Pass - Keylong, Lahaul, Kargah - Patseo - Ladakh, Lachu Lang La - Ramsey - Leh make for enjoyable Safaris.
The best time to plan your Kullu Manali tour is during the months of November to March. However, one can visit the places at any time of the year. Reaching destination is also not a difficult task either. If travelling via air, the nearest airport is Bhuntar which is close to 10 km away Kullu. One can hire taxis from the airport to Kullu. The are regular deluxe and luxury buses running from Kullu to cities like Chandigarh, Delhi and Shimla.