Manikaran serves to bridge the gap between traditional places of worship and the excitement of discovery that a normal tourist expects from a trip to the hills. Manikaran enthralls both as a hill station full of green grandeur and an abode of divinity The beauty of this place lies in the peaceful and, green surroundings, towering mountains, the rushing river parvati and most of all the hot water springs unique to this locale. Manikaran is a pilgrimage center for Hindus and Sikhs.
Manali is the hub of tourist attractions along with the adventure and scenic spots.Just 40 kms away from Kullu to the north, Manali is situated near the end of the valley on the National Highway leading to Leh. The landscape here is breath taking. One sees well-defined snow capped peaks, the Beas river with its clear water meanders through the town. On the other side are deodar and pine trees, tiny fields and fruit orchards. It is an excellent place for a holiday.
Diyar is very famous for its Scenic beauty and Triyugi Narayan Temple.This temple was built in 800 AD.The temple of Dayar made of stone and wood has an idol of Vishnu about four feet in height along with smaller metal idols of Buddha.
Hadimba Devi Temple
This is one of the most prominent tourist destinations in Manali.Dedicated to goddess Hadimba,it is one of the most important temples of region.The temple was built by Raja Bahadur Singh in 1553 AD and has been constructed in Pagoda style. The temple is dedicated to Hadimba-wife of Bhima. Bhima was one of the Pandavas who visited this place during their exile.
Bijli Mahadev Temple
Bijli Mahadev, the temple dedicated to Lord Shiva, is located across the river Beas, at some ten kilometers distance from Kullu. It is adorned with a staff that is sixty feet high and is visible from near by Kullu and Parvati valleys also. This sparkling temple has excellent view from near by mountains. Bijli Mahadev temple is called the ‘Temple of Lightening’ as it is believed that its staff attracts divine blessings, in the form of lightening, from presiding deity Lord Shiva.
Basheshwar Mahadev Temple
Basheshwar Mahadev Temple is a beautiful temple in Bhuntar, known for its stone carvings, flat shikharas and sculptures. The temple is located 4 km from the Bhuntar airport. Also called as Visveshvara Mahadev, the temple is believed to have been built in the 8th century and is the largest of all the stone temples in Kullu.
Naggar has a panoramic view of the valley of Gods. Naggar ,1770 m above the sea leavel has been an old capital of the Kings of KulluThe surviving old castle is an a marvelous medievval building.Bult in local architect KATHKOONI having alternate course of stone and wooden beams with a tiny temple at its center known as JAGTIPAT TEMPLE: In the upper courtyard of the castle there is a tiny temple -a small square structure which contains "Jagtipatt" a slab of stone measuring 5'x8'x6" which is said to have been brought from a place near Vashisht by honey bee
This lake lies 45 km north of Mandi, with a three storied pagoda like temple dedicated to the sage Prashar. The Lake is located at an height of 2730 m above sea level. With deep blue waters, the Lake is held sacred to the sage Prashar and he is regarded to have meditated here. Framed by snow-capped peaks and looking down on fast flowing river Beas, the Lake can be approached via Drang. Every year in the month of June, famous traditional fair is held here. Several camping sites are also located here and it is the base for numerous easy & hard treks.
The tourist who visits Kullu can enjoy various adventure activities like white water rafting camping and trekking.