Monday, 8 June 2015

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Some of the major attractions of Kullu tourism

Beautiful and majestic mountains, crazy and playful rivers, lush green and rich meadows,
the green undulating hills and clear blue sky is what comes to your mind when you think of Himachal Pradesh. This is one state in India, whose charming tourist attractions will not get over even if you visit this place during every holiday of yours. 

One such beautiful place in this state whose beauty cannot be explained in simple words is the Kullu Valley. Located along the banks of River Beas, the small town of Kullu is the capital town of Kullu district. 

Surrounded by beautiful hills from all the sides, covered by fine Pine and deodar forests and apple orchards, this beautiful valley is nothing less than paradise, if we are to believe what is told in legends and fairy tales. 

To add to its glory we have the Pir Panjal, Lower Himalayan and Great Himalayan range surrounding it from all the sides that will make your Kullu tours one of the grandest holidays of your life. 

Some of the major attractions of Kullu tourism are the Raghunath Temple, the Jagannathi Devi Temple, Chandrakhani Pass, The Great Himalayan National Park, Pandoh dam and many more.

 It is a religious, adventurous as well as a naturally beautiful place that will fulfil all your desires and caters to all categories of tourists, whether they are pilgrims, adventurers, explorers, nature lovers etc. Also known as the valley of Gods, this is one of the most delightful regions found in the entire Himalayan range. 

It is about 80 kms in length and just 2 kms in breadth but houses some of the most breathtaking scenery of the Himalayas. The wide open spaces, the mighty rivers, the deep dark forests and the rich smell of nature soothe and relax your sense like nothing else. When the flowers bloom in spring, this valley comes alive and speaks to you of all the beauty that nature can provide. The white glittering snows of the winter purify your soul and senses. 

Kullu tourism is also known for its adventurous activities like trekking, mountaineering, paragliding, hiking and river rafting. Located at an altitude of 1230 metres, this picturesque valley provides some of the most exciting, interesting and adventurous trails for trekking and mountaineering. The jungles, the rivers, the grassy fields, the orchards, the slopes and the atmosphere fills you with joy and love and you will experience love and peace like never before. 

This beautiful valley of gods can be reached by airways, roadways and railways. The nearest airport is the Bhuntar airport which is just about 10 kms away and the nearest railway station is at Chandigarh which is about 270 kms away. 

Besides this it has a very good network of roads and buses, taxis etc are available to Kullu from major towns and cities like Shimla, Delhi, and Chandigarh etc. The best time to visit it is during the summers as the weather will be cool and pleasant. Kullu tour is a great way to escape the heat of summers in the plains.


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