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Manikaran, Kullu in Kullu

Summer:24 to 36° C (Pleasant)

Winter: 1 to 25° C (Chilled)

Monsoon: July to mid-September

Best time to visit:  September to June

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Overlooking Parvati Valley, Manikaran is a tiny town renowned for its spectacular natural hot springs and an important pilgrimage spot for both Hindu and Sikhs. Dotted with a number of temples of Lord Krishna, Rama and Vishnu and numerous Gurudwaras, Manikaran engages tourists through its stunning landscape.
Surrounded with many miraculous stories from Hindu and Sikh religions, Manikaran showcases the unadulterated beauty of Harinder Mountains and utmost serenity. The water of natural hot springs is considered sacred and helps cure diseases. Also known as a holy spot, Lord Ramchandra Temple is one of the most visited Hindu temples in Manikaran.
Another popular religious spots in Manikaran are Manikaran Gurudwara (Sri Guru Nanak Devji Gurudwara). Some of the famous nearby attractions include Mandi, Kasol, Naggar, Murlidhar Mandir, Triloknath Temple and Mata Kuan Rani Temple.


Road: The road condition is relatively good. State transport buses connect nearby cities to Manikaran. Deluxe and semi-deluxe buses run from Chandigarh, Delhi, Shimla and Pathankot. Travelling through road to Manikaran is a fantastic experience, due to the dazzling view of nature.

Railway: Joginder Nagar Railway Station (located about 148 km.) is the nearest railway station to reach Manikaran. This railway station is connected to major cities of the country via Chandigarh.

Airway: Bhuntar Airport (located about 34 km.) is the nearest airport to reach Manikaran. Regular flights from Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai and other cities are available. Prepaid cabs or buses are available from outside the airport to Manikaran.