Kullu valley is a place which is known by the name the ” valley of gods” and throngs with lots of beautiful valleys. It is located at an altitude of 1230 m in the Indian state of Himachal Pradesh. It is also in between the majestic Himalayas hills and beside the river Beas. Kullu comes with the Manali which is the top choice of every traveler or especially honeymooners. The valley is about 10 km north of the airport at bhunter. That beauty like snow-covered hills, towering jungles, rivers, and stunning apple orchards also allows many filmmakers to shoot here. 

Kullu Valley For Travelers

Kully valley is famous for its temples which are completely surrounded by the forest. It is also a perfect spot for adventure junkies who want to enjoy trekking, river rafting, paragliding, mountaineering, and hiking as well. East of It is covering many village temples of Bijli Mahadev, Mounty Nag, and Pueed. The ridge of Kullu valley escape, the hidden gem of the Himalayas is Manikaran valley, along the Parvati river which joins Beas at Sangam in Bhuntar.

The traditional name of Kullu valley is Kulanthpitha. In simple words the ending point of the Inhabitat of the world. That place is also mentioned in many devotionals and its historical toms like Ramayana, Mahabharata, and Vishnu Puran. 

All the above-shared information makes Kullu Himachal Pradesh perfect for travelers.

Things to Do: 

  • Raghunath Temple: The Raghunath Temple is located at a height of 2056 Metres above sea level. It is one of the prime attractions of Kullu valley.

  • Jagannathi Devi Temple: Nestled with beautiful lush green surroundings and deep gorges and stretched valleys of Kullu and located 10km away from the heart of Kullu.

  • Great Himalayan National Park: Great Himalayan National Park was constituted in 1984 and was formally notified as a national park in 1999. it is located sub-district of Kullu valley.
  • Bhuntar: Bhuntar is a town and aNagarr panchayat in Kullu district in the state of Himachal Pradesh, India and it is only 11 km away from Kullu town 
  • Dhakpo Shedrupling Monastery: It is a monastery. Which is  surrounded by the mighty Himalayan mountains is located on a hilltop on the Kullu Manali highway.  
  • Kharal: Kharal village is located in Kullu tehsil of Kullu district in Himachal Pradesh, India. It is situated 1km away from Kullu.
  • Raison: Raison is a stopoverthath has vast camping grounds maintained by Himachal Pradesh Tourism. It is 15 km (approx) away from Kullu valley.
  • Kulant Pith: Kulant Pith, situated at Vishnu Kund. It is located  in the state of Himachal Pradesh, and is amongst the most superior piths in the country.
  • Gauri Shankar Temple: Gauri Shankar Temple is one of the oldest temples present in India. It is situated immediately below the castle of Naggar in Naggar Village.
  • Naggar Castle: Naggar Castle is a medieval castle, which is located in Kullu, Himachal Pradesh, India.  That is Built by Raja Sidh Singh of Kullu in around 1460 A.D.

  • Parvati Valley Trek: The Parvati Valley runs eastwards, through a steep-sided valley from the town of Bhuntar, in the Kullu district of Himachal Pradesh in Northern Indi. It serves majestic views of nature.

  • Jana Waterfall: Jana Waterfall is a 30 feet high waterfall located near Manali in a quaint village called Jana.  It is 37km away from the Kullu valley.

  • Inderkilla National Park: Inderkilla National Park is a national park in Himachal Pradesh, India established in 2010. It covers an area of about 104 square kilometers. It is located near the Kullu valley. 

  • Chandrakhani Pass: Chanderkhani Pass is a pass in the Kullu District of India at a height of 3,660meterss. It make a way to the villages of Rumsu and Pulag to the well known village of Malana, which indirectly forms a trekking route from Naggar to Malana across the Chanderkhani Pass.

  • Hanogi Mata Temple: Situated at a distance of 36 km from Kullu Hanogi Mata Temple is one of the most prestigious religious centers in Himachal Pradesh. It is the perfect and favorite place of every tourist.

  • Bijli Mahadev Temple: Bijli Mahadev is one of the sacred temples of the Indian state of Himachal Pradesh and  It is located at an altitude of about 2,460m in the Kullu Valley.

  • Manikaran: Manikaran is located between  the Parvati Valley on river Parvati, northeast of Bhuntar in the Kullu District of Himachal Pradesh.

  • Jamula Temple: Jamula temple is located in Malana village within walking distance. That village Malana is just 50 kilometers away from Kullu valley by road.
  • Malana: Malana is an ancient Indian village in the state of Himachal Pradesh. This solitary village in the Malana Nala, a side valley of the Parvati Valley to the northeast of Kullu Valley, is isolated from the rest of the world. 

  • Beas Kund: The Beas Kund trail offers you close, base-to-summit views of big mountains of  himalayas. it is situated at 12,140 ft. Above sea level in Kullu valley.  

  • Bara Banghal: Bara Bhangal trek is one of the hardest and most adventurous treks in Himachal Pradesh. It is a high-altitude trek nestled at 4875 Mts above sea level.

  • Pandoh Dam: The Pandoh Dam is an embankment dam on the Beas River in Mandi district of Himachal Pradesh.

  • Bhrigu Lake: Bara Bhangal trek is one of the hardest and most adventurous treks in Himachal Pradesh. It is a high-altitude trek nestled at 4875 Mts above sea level.
  • Kheer Ganga: Khir Ganga is a temporary village set up throughout the summers in Himachal Pradesh.It is 61 km (approx) away from the kullu valley.
  • Shringi Rishi Temple Banjar: Shringi Rishi is the ruling deity of Banjar valley. Here Rishi is popularly known as Skirni Deo. It is 63 km away from kullu valley.
  • Friendship Peak: Located at an elevation of 5289 m in Pir Panjal Range, a trek to friendship peak is ideal for amateur and budding mountaineers
  • Tirthan Valley: That is the perfect spot in the Kullu district of Himachal Pradesh. The valley is known for its pristine Tirthan river, icy glacial springs, and verdant views of the Great Himalayan National Park. 
  • Prashar Lake: Prashar Lake is a freshwater lake. It is located at an altitude of 2,730 meters in the Mandi district of Himachal Pradesh and 74km approx away from the Kullu valley.
  • Rohtang La: It is known by the Rohtang pass which is connected to the kullu valley of Himachal Pradesh.  It is famous for its scenic beauty, and Rohtang Pass holds strategic importance for India. 
  • Pin Bhabha Pass: It is also known as Bhawa Pass. It is a high mountain pass situated near the kullu valley of northern Indian state of Himachal Pradesh in the Indian Himalayas.
    • Camping

    • Fishing

    • Paragliding 

    • Trecking

    • River Rafting

    • Paragliding

    • Skiing

    • Hiking

    • Mountain Biking

    • Mountaineering

    • Zorbing

    • Jeep Safari

    • Snowboarding

    • River Crossing

    • Angling

    • Snow Scooter

    • Quad Biking

    • Camping

    • Trekking

    •  Ziplining

    • Rock Climbing

    • Cable Car Ropeway

    • Rappelling

    • Bungee Jumping

    • Sidu

    • Patenda

    • Aktori

    • Tudkiya Bhat

    • Khatta

    • Babru

    • Red Rice

    • Trout

    • Mash Daal

    • Momos

    • Chha Gosht

How to Reach

There are many options to reach Kullu if you are planning a weekend trip to Kullu. The first thing you have to know is how you can reach it and which way is best for you. Below we are sharing some details on how you can reach the beautiful “valleys of god”. 

Via Air 

Delhi to Kullu 

If you are coming from Delhi there is the Indira Gandhi international airport (DEL). You can easily take a flight from DEL to Kullu Manali airport(KUU). Which only takes a maximum of 1 hour and 30 minutes. Daily flights are also available.

Via Train 

If you want to know how you can reach Kullu valley by train. You can travel to Jogindernagar railway station which is the nearest railway station to Kullu and is located 125km away from the Kullu valley.

Via Road 

When it comes to knowing how to reach Delhi to Kullu by road. It is important to know how much distance you have to cover by road which is 500 km (approx). It will take almost 10 hrs from Delhi to Kullu. You can hire a cab or self-drive.

There are also many options like taking a Volvo by the ISBT. 

You also can hire a cab from Chandigarh or Ambala.


Distance from Kullu

Raghunath Temple

1.7 Km

Jagannathi Devi Temple

8.2 Km

Great Himalayan National Park

9.1 Km


9.3 Km

Dhakpo Shedrupling Monastery

10.5 Km


13.9 Km


14.6 Km

Kulant Pith

22 Km

Gauri Shankar Temple

22.4 Km

Naggar Castle

22.6 Km

Parvati Valley Trek

33.7 Km

Jana Waterfall

34.7 Km

Inderkilla National Park

41.3 Km

Chandrakhani Pass

42.2 Km

Hanogi Mata Temple

42.9 Km

Bijli Mahadev Temple

44 Km


44 Km

Jamula Temple

44.2 Km


44.2 Km

Beas Kund

45.3 Km

Bara Banghal

48.7 Km

Pandoh Dam

53 Km

Bhrigu Lake

56.6 Km

Kheer Ganga

60.9 Km

Shringi Rishi Temple Banjar

63.4 Km

Friendship Peak

64.2 Km

Tirthan Valley

64.4 Km

Prashar Lake

73.4 Km

Rohtang La

75.9 Km

Pin Bhabha Pass

86.1 Km

Best time to visit Kullu Valley:

There is no best time to visit Kullu valley. Because in every season, every month, and every time Kullu valley serves you a different experience. But you have to know what kind of environment will be there before you come here. That is why we are sharing some details. So, it is easy for you to enjoy every moment in the beautiful valley. 

Winter season :

In Kullu valley, winter starts from the month mid-September to February. During this season Kullu valley was extremely cold and the temperature in this season sometimes also goes below 0°C, with heavy snowfalls. It is also the best time for honeymooners who want to wrap in between the cozy weather. So, that season can be the best time to visit Kullu valley.

Summer season:

During the summer season, Kullu valley is so pleasant and it is an ideal season for adventure junkies. Even that season can be best for you if you want to enjoy sightseeing. 

Monsoon season

In Kullu valley monsoon starts in July and lasts till mid-Sept. During this season this place is blessed with irregular natural showers and unpredictable landslides as well. It can spoil your travel as well. Because of that, we suggested you to avoid coming to Kullu valley during monsoon season. 


 If you are someone who wants to enjoy the views of beautiful valleys and love to be surrounded by the greenery of the forest. That destination can be the best for you. Kullu valley serves you the best experience of your travel. So, if you are planning to visit Kullu valley share the information about that who is coming with you So, it is easy to make your travel more meaningful. or if you have already taken a visit here share your experience with us.

F&Q’s Kullu Valley

Kullu valley is located in the central Himachal Pradesh state, northwestern India by lies on the Beas River about 60 miles (100 km) north of Shimla, the state capital, which is well connected by road.
Kullu valley is famous for its apple orchards which are famous worldwide.
The Kullu valley is known as the "Valley of the Gods" or "Dev Bhumi" so many natural sites for Hindus, Buddhists, and Sikhs alike.
If you are a nature lover this place is worth visiting.
Kullu and Manali are two completely different places. The distance between Kullu to Manali is approximately 40 km. Kullu is a district in Himachal Pradesh. on Another side, Manali is the hill station which is situated in Kullu.
Kullu valley is collected from 3 valleys themselves. which is categorized in Inner Seraj(Kullu), Outer Seraj(Kullu), and Mandi Seraj (Mandi).
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