Kullu - India's Winter Capital

Kullu is located in the central part of the state of Himachal Pradesh in the northern region of India. It is located amidst the Himalayas at an altitude of 1200 m above sea level at the confluence of Beas and Sarvari rivers. It is 240 km north of Shimla. The weather in Kullu is alpine. Summers (April-June) are mild and winters in India are cold (November-February). It experiences southwestern monsoon rains in July-September. For the people who live in the areas having extreme type of climate, the months from March to April provide the best time to visit the valley and escape from scorching heat. Kullu is famous for its colorful Dusshera Festival, so you can visit Kullu in the month of October - December.

The hills of Kullu in winters have all the ingredients for adventure packed with extreme winter sports, excitement and thrills and lots of unexplored valleys, towering peaks and snow-capped mountains and glaciers. A splendid combination of flora & fauna and vast tracts of virgin snow awaits you.

Kullu Attractions

Raghunath Temple
Dhalpur Ground
Jagannathi Devi Temple
Vaishno Devi
Bijli Mahadev

Travelling To Kullu

The nearest airport is at Bhuntar, which is 10 km south of Kullu. The nearest railhead is at Jogindernagar (95 km). Kullu has a good road link with Shimla, Delhi, Chandigarh, Mandi, Manali, Manikaran, Naggar, Bajura, and Dharamshala. We would provide you all India tourist permit vehicles for the local transportations and also for the intercity drives too.

1 comment:

  1. I found your blogs very useful and informative. You seem to be someone who knows india extensively. Would appreciate your input on my queries here.

    how is the weather up at kullu-manali in the months of Feb-March? Would it be ok to go there at that time or would you strongly recommend waiting till May?