Kullu: Solace in the Mountains

Gushing waterfalls, pine trees, lush green valleys, orchards, snow capped mountain peaks, idyllic mountain villages- you can find all these and much more if you decide to visit Kullu Valley. Club this natural beauty with amazing climate and you are not far away from heaven on earth. Though it is not as popular as its sister town Manali, Kullu definitely offers a refreshing change when the former gets too cramped with tourists.

The annual Dussehra festival held in Kullu is quite an impressive affair and attracts a lot of travelers from North India. The sacred hot spring at Manikaran is another popular attraction near Kullu that offers mind blowing views of the Parvati Valley. If you are particularly religious, there are a lot of temples in and around Kullu that might interest you.

October and November are the best months to visit this mesmerizing and laidback town, though winters aren’t particularly harsh too. Avoid visiting during monsoons as the roads get slippery and landslides are a common occurrence.

Apart from various restaurants serving every kind of cuisine, you can also try local dishes like Bhature, Patrodu, Sattu, Kodra Roti, Jatu(red rice) etc. along with local wine referred to as Lugri. General weather of this destination is Cold. This destination is of type Mountain.