If there is a very panoramic, beautiful and miraculous landscape to be seen in India, then the place cannot be any other than Himachal Pradesh. If a tourist thinks of going somewhere to roam, the first name that emerges in his mind is Kullu-Manali.
This place, which is called the paradise of tourists, has all the characteristics that should be in any tourist place.
When the snow-clad mountain peaks here talk to the sky, its green valleys go down. Every now and then, when the flowing clean rivers flow at a rapid pace, you take away all the fatigue of your life. Seeing lakes is nothing short of hypnosis. You can get relaxed by sitting on their side for hours.
Many legends and legends are attached to this region. Here you can see or view mountaineering or enjoy paragliding, skiing, ice skating or golf, Himachal Pradesh is ready to welcome you with arms outstretched.
Valley of Gods Kullu: -
The valley of Kullu is also called the Valley of the Gods. In the spring season, a place like Kullu becomes wonderful. Here when pink and white flowers bloom all around, the scene which is present is difficult to describe in words. As far as the top of the slopes is seen, the colors of the brightly colored Rodendron flowers are scattered all over.
When autumn comes, the blue sky starts to look very pure. By December, the greenery is gone, but still in the forest tall tall cedar trees stand with their heads up. When winter comes, a white sheet of snow is laid on the slopes of the mountains. There is no doubt that it is the happiest place in the Western Himalayas.
It was also called Kulantpeeth in ancient times due to it being considered as the last border of human settlements. But it is mentioned by the same name in the epics - Ramayana, Mahabharata and Vishnu Purana.
Manali Environment Site 'Manali': -
Manali got its name from Manavalaya i.e. Manu's residence. Manu, who is said to be the father of mankind, chose a very captivating environment for his residence. Manali still cherishes its charm and beauty in the same way.
On one side is the splendor of the Himalayas, the Vyas river passing through the middle of the city, the lush green valley adorned with grasslands, grazing goats, apple orchards and folk songs captivating the mind of any tourist with its moonlight.
Manali and its surrounding green areas allow you to visit on one side and on the other, high mountains seem to challenge the climbers. If you want more adventurous moments in your vacation, then the most popular places for heli skiing are also here for you.
What to see: -
Kullu - Natural beauty is scattered here, go anywhere you will not have to be disappointed, yet the Roerich art gallery, the Ursavati Himalaya Folk Art Museum and Shambala Buddhist Thangka Art Museum are worth visiting. Places of worship include Kali Bari temple, Raghunath temple, Bijli Mahaderu temple and Vaishno Devi temple.
Manali - Kothi, Van Vihar, Tibetan Market and Mall, Rahala Falls, Rohtang Pass, Solang Valley, Hidimba Devi Temple, Jagatsukh Temple, etc. are worth seeing here.
Manikaran- Here is the old Hindu temple and gurudwara. There is a holy pilgrimage center in the Parvati Valley, 85 km from Manali and 45 km from Kullu.
According to a legend, the lost earring of the ear of Parvati, the wife of Lord Shiva, was found here, hence the name of this place is Manikaran.
Here, like the ice of Parvati river, there are glasses of hot water as well as hot water. Thousands of people take a dip in this hot water spectacle. This spectacle is famous for curing many diseases. This water is so hot that lentils, rice can be boiled in it.
how to go :-
Rail route - The nearest railway station is Chandigarh, Shimla, Joginder Nagar.
By Road - Taxis and luxury buses ply from Delhi, Chandigarh and Kullu. Bus service is available to return from Manali.
By Air: The nearest airport is Bhuntar. It is 10 km from Kullu and 50 km from Manali.
Where to stay- Hotel Manalsu, HPTDC at Log Huts. For other hotels like Sarvari Kullu, Hotel Kaisala Naggar, Hotel Kunjam Manali and Manali Huts, contact the tourist center located in Manali.
Temperature - maximum 26 ° C in summer, minimum 12 ° C, maximum 12 ° C in winter, minimum minus.