Vashisth Rishi
Places of Interest

Rohtang Pass (51 km from Manali) : At an altitude of 4,112 metres on the highway to Keylong, the pass affords a wide-spread panorama of mountain scenery. In place of the pinnacled hills, sheltered valleys and cultivated tracts, the eye meets a range of precipitous cliffs, huge glaciers and piled Moraine, and deep ravines. Almost directly opposite is the well defined Sonepani glacier, slightly to the left are the twin peaks of the Geypang, jagged pyramids of rock, snow streaked and snow crowned.

Rohtang Pass   Enroute to Rohtang Pass, one can see the Nehru Kund which is clear water spring and scenic spot named after the late Prime Minister Pt. Jawahar Lal Nehru. Kothi (12 km) is a picturesque village and has a thrilling view of the deep gorge through which the Beas swiftly races. The beautiful Rahalla Falls (16 km) are at an altitude of 2500 m


Vashisth Hot Sulphur Springs

This small village near Manali is famous for its scenic beauty. The village has a temple dedicated to Lord Rama and Vashisth Muni. The village has some hot water springs, which are said to carry medicinal properties. It is a picturesque little place, 3-km out of Manali but on foot the distance is a bit shorter. 

Vashisth Temple Hot Sulphur Bath

 

Hadimaba Devi Temple :

Built in 1550 AD, Hadimba is the most powerful deity of the valley. The temple is fouriered with Pagoda shaped roof and front doorway covered with figures and symbols. There is a beautiful forest around it, which is a good picnic spot.

Hadimba Devi Temple

Solang Valley (13 kms from Manali) : A beautiful picnic spot. Nice meadows surrounded by Silver Oaks and spurs, offers views of Glaciers and snow capped mountains. It is International Skiing slope with a small ropeway. You can also enjoy Paragliding and Horse riding.

Club House : Has a beautiful view of deodar forest, with river flowing beside the Club House. It has indoor/ outdoor games. There are some picnic spots near it.

Manu Temple : 2 kms. from the Club House in old Manali lies the temple of MANU RISHI. It is believed that this is the only temple of Manu in India, who was the creator of human race on the earth.

Manikaran (45 km from Kullu at a height of 5700 ft) : Famous for its Hot Springs which is believed to be good for rheumatism, gout, muscular pain etc. The water is so hot that the Dals, Rice etc. can be boiled in it. It is well known Pilgrimage place on account of Ancient Hindu Temple of Lord Ram and a Gurudwara.

Naggar (28 km.) : On the left bank of the Beas and about three hundred metres above the river, Naggar is delightfully situated on a wooded slope and commands an extensive view, especially of the north west of the valley. Naggar was the capital of the Kullu Rajas for about 1,400 years.. Artist Nicholas Roerich's art gallery is worth a visit. Cars and jeeps can easily go up to the Naggar Castle which is now Himachal Tourism's well furnished Hotel Castle.

  Adventure Sports
White Water Rafting : River rafting is an exciting adventure sport. There is an unmatched thrill of shooting down the rapids. Knowledge of swimming is not necessary but you have to be reasonably fit. The rafting is done on a 9-14 km stretch between Pirdi and Jhidi. Its a full day trip from Manali. Special Cost for bookings made through us will be Rs 300/-  per Pax for Full Stretch of 14 kms  . One change, towel and bath slippers are required.

Para Gliding : You can sail high above the ground and see the mountains as never before. Experience the rush of cold air on your face and have a thrill of your life. Guided para gliding can be done from Solang Valley. The cost ranges from Rs. 350/- to 500/- per pax for a 5 minute flight.

Trekking : There are countless trekking routes in Kullu Valley. Most treks are of 2-10 days duration. However you could initiate yourself in the joys of trekking with a one day trek to Lamadugh. This is a light trek of approximately 6 km which even occasional walkers can enjoy. The cost is approximately Rs. 500/- per pax inclusive of lunch & transport. You must have proper walking shoes, jacket for rain protection and carry water & camera.


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