Kullu

Kullu

Kullu, a popular tourist destination normally coupled with Manali, is an open valley with panoramic views and majestic hills covered with Deodar as well as Pine trees.

Situated at an altitude of 1230 meters, Kullu is a nature lover's heaven. Abundant with lush greenery, pristine river streams and a wonderful climate, Kullu is referred to as one of the most popular visitor places in Himachal Pradesh. Kullu is also popular as a sister town to Manali which is on a lot greater elevation and gives much more panoramas. Generally tourists cover both Kullu as well as Manali in one trip. Tourists coming to Kullu and Manali can indulge in a great deal of experience sports tasks like river rafting, travelling, and mountaineering and so on. Set in the lap of nature, the picturesque landscape of this small town is mesmerizing. Kullu also has few important temples like the Raghunathji Temple and Jagannathi Devi Temple. Apart from temples, the Pandoh Dam and Chandrakhani Pass are also must-visits in this region. Kullu is additionally made use of as the base town to reach Manikaran, Kasol, Malana, Bhunter as well as Rohtang Pass also.

Climate of Kullu

December and also January during winter observe cheapest temperature levels ranging from − 4 to 20 ° C (25 to 68 ° F), with some snowfall. Evenings as well as mornings are very cold during winters. Annual greatest temperature in summer varieties from 24 to 34 ° C (75 to 93 ° F) during May to August. Months of July as well as August are wet as a result of downpour; having around 150 mm (5.9 in) rains monthly. Environment is pleasurable in October and also November.

How to Reach Kullu

Air

The nearest airport (IATA code KUU) goes to Bhuntar town, located on NH21 at the confluence of the Parvati and also Beas rivers (latitude 31.8763 N and longitude 77.1541 E), concerning 10 km (6.2 mi) south of Kullu community. The airport is also referred to as Kullu-Manali airport as well as has a path more than a kilometer long. Indian Airlines and also some private airline companies have routine flights to the airport terminal. Himalayan Bulls in collaboration with Deccan Charters began trips on Kullu-Chandigarh-Kullu field beginning 2 April 2014 with 2 to 3 unscheduled flights each day in eight-seater planes.

Chandigarh airport is the nearest large airport.

Road

Kullu can be gotten to from Delhi by national freeway NH 1 approximately Chandigarh as well as from there by national freeway NH21 that travels through Bilaspur, Sundernagar as well as Mandi towns. The roadway distance from Delhi to Chandigarh by bus is 260 km (160 mi) and from Chandigarh to Kullu is 252 km (157 mi); the overall distance from Delhi to Kullu thus has to do with 512 km (318 mi).

Rail

Kullu is not easily approachable by rail. The nearest broad gauge railheads are at Una and Kiratpur Sahib (Both 200 kilometres (120 miles) away), Kalka 240 kilometres (150 miles) away, Pathankot 275 kilometres (171 miles) away, and Chandigarh (280 kilometres (170 miles). The nearest narrow gauge railhead is at Joginder Nagar (100 km [62 mi]) away.

Sightseeing Places in Kullu
  1. Raghunath Temple
  2. Shringi Rishi Temple- Banjar
  3. Maha Devi Tirth Temple
  4. Bijli Mahadev Temple
  5. Devta Narsingh
  6. Raison
  7. Shoja
  8. Basheshwar Mahadev Temple, Bajaura
  9. Naggar
  10. Kasol