Places to visit in Kullu
The mesmeric vistas of Kulu have the power to allure innumerable tourists. The enticing panorama, the gigantic snow capped mountains and the chilly climate has made Kullu a perfect destinations for both adventures and the romantic newly wedded couples.
Whether its is walking down the main market or visiting the secluded Hadimba Devi Temple, Kullu tours are always replete with things to do and places to visit.
Rohtang Pass: The high mountain pass of Rohtang lies at an altitude of 3,978 m above sea level and located in the eastern hills of the Pir Panjal Range. The pass lies at a picturesque location with the rivers Beasand Chenab that lies to the southern and northern side of Rohtang Pass. Rohtank pass is famous for its picturesque and fascinating views of the valley and various hidden waterfalls. Rohtang Pass is a must visit on your trip to Kullu.
Hidimba Devi Temple: Situated atop a hillock the Hidimba Devi Temple is surrounded by the thick deodar forests was built in 1553. The temple structure is built in a distinctive architectural style that somewhat crossed Indian architecture with the one employed in the Buddhists monasteries. The structure is made primarily of the wood and 70m form the temple also lays the temple dedicated to Ghatotkach, the son of Nhima and Hidimba.
Solang Valley: Solang Valley is also known as the ‘Snow Point' and is famous for hosting various winter adventure sports like parachuting, skiing and paragliding etc. This Valley is located at an average height of 2,560 meters above sea level and is also one of the favorite trekking hotspots in the region. The views from the point are magnificent and give views to snow capped peaks and glaciers.
Bijli Mahadev Temple: Located at an height of 2,460 meters above sea level, Bijli Mahadev Temple is dedicated to the Hindu deity Lord Shiva. The name Bijli Mahadev refers to the 60 feet high lighting rod that is situated in the temple and is struck by lighting throughout the year. The Temple is located across the Beas River and can be reached by a moderately easy trek.