Places of Interest In and around Manali
Hadimba Devi Temple
Built in 1553 and with a superbly crafted Four Tiered Pagoda root, It is famous for
its elegantly carved doorway.Temple is located about 1.5 Kilometers from Mail Mall,
dedicated to the goddess Handimba Devi who according to the local myth was a
mountain belle rescued from her evil - demon brother by god Bhim who married
her later. She is worshipped by the people as a protector from evil omens and
natural calamities and honored as "Mother Goddess".
This is dedicated to a great sage manu, who was the first person in World. This
Temple is located at the end of Old Manali road about 3.5 Km from mail mall.
It is a old capital of Kullu. The Castle was built by Raja Bhosal. Now under HPTDC.
The Castle converted to Hotel. It is Ideal place for tourist and surrounding scenery
is very Charming.
Roerich Art Gallery
In Naggar an Gallery the Roerich Museum, Which Houses a Collection of the
Paintings of the Russian Artist Nicholas Roerich.
In a Picturesque setting, this has good ski slopes and picnic spots.The valley 13 Km
from Manali is famous for various adventurous activities like skating, paraglide ring,
snow scooter riding, horse riding and many more.
On the road to Keylong is the Nehru Kund (05Kms) which is clear water spring and
scenic spot named after the Late Pt. Jawahar Lal Nehru. Kothi (12Kms) is a
picturesque village and has a thrilling view of the deepgorge through which the
Beas Swiftly races.The Beautiful Rahalla Falls (16Kms) are at an altitude of 2500m.
A crucial link on the old trade route and still the gateway to Trans- Himalayan
Lahul, the Rohtang Pass is at a height of 3980m.
The club house with its comprehensive facilities that includes a roller scating rink,
an auditorium, a Billiards Room, a library, Tambola, table tennis make a wonderful
outing for the day Near Manalsu river.
Adventure & Fishing
The Manali- Based Mountaineering Institute organizes skiing, Rock climbing and Mountaineering Courses. Numerous treks and adventure trails lead out of Manali.
Some are Manali to Leh, Manali to Bhrigu Lake, Manali to Chandratal and Manali
to Spiti. There are Numerous places for Trout around Manali. Some are- Katrain,
Raison, Kasol, Larji and Naggar.
Here are Old Temples dedicated to Lord Shiva and to Sandhya Gayatri. The Arjun
caves are just ahead.
A fair size village on the left bank of the Beas, well known for its therapeutic hot
Sulpher Springs. It located at 4 Km distance from Main Mall & Bus Stand. Ancient
temples Of Vashishth Rishi and Lord Rama adds another holiness in the scenic
Kullu Shawls, Local tweeds, Caps rugs, Footwear, Fresh Fruits, Natural Oils (Olive
& Almond), Silver Jewellery, Pullovers, metal craft, Woollen Jackets and Bamboo