5 beautiful places to explore in Kullu this season

Kullu known as the “Nature Lover’s Paradise,” attracts travellers with an appealing open valley that provides magnificent views of the spectacular hills. At a height of 1,230 meters, Kullu is covered with deodar and pine trees and is surrounded by beautiful greenery, clean river streams and a fantastic climate.

Here are 5 beautiful places to explore in Kullu this season

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1. The Great Himalayan National Park

Kullu is 75 kilometres away from the Great Himalayan National Park, which is situated across the Parvati Valley. Since being recognized as a UNESCO World Heritage site in June 2014, it has transformed into a haven for all nature lovers and wildlife. With more than 31 species of animals and 181 species of birds, it is home to a wide variety of flora and fauna.

2. Tirthan Valley

Situated 70 kilometres away from Kullu, this valley is regarded as one of the most stunning in all of Himachal Pradesh. It comes under the area of the Great Himalayan National Peak. Trekking is one way to explore this area. Several adventure activities can be enjoyed in the valley, from Banjar to Bathad.

3. Pandoh Dam

Pandoh Dam is an embankment dam located in the Mandi district of Himachal Pradesh, built on the River Beas. It is one of the most popular sites to visit in Kullu, and the dam creates one of the town’s renowned man-made lakes, attracting a large number of tourists.

4. Friendship Peak

Friendship Peak is one of several places to explore in Kullu Manali, which is well-known for its numerous hiking choices. Trekking to the Friendship Peak, which lies at an elevation of 5,289 meters in Himachal Pradesh’s Pir Panjal Range, will take you through the magnificent Solang valley, alpine meadows, thick forests, colorful orchards and gushing streams.

5. Bhirgu Lake

It is named after the Indian sage Maharishi Bhirgu and lies between two high-altitude peaks to the east of the Rohtang Pass. It’s a 6-kilometer trek from Gulabo Village or through the hot springs of Vashisht. The lake’s water is considered sacred and never freezes entirely.