Kullu and Manali are the two holiday destinations in Himachal Pradesh or the land of the snow clad mountains. Near the end of the Kullu valley 40km to its north is Manali. It is near the National Highway that connects with Leh. Both Kullu and Manali are favorite tourist destinations. The snow capped Himalayan Mountains through which the river Beas flow gives Kullu and Manali a picturesque look. The Kullu Manali tour packages provide you with a mind blowing experience of the Himalayan peaks. The scenic beauty along with the temples and monasteries make your trip complete.
The king of Kullu, Raja Jagat Sigh had built the Raghunathji Temple that was dedicated to Lord Rama, is one of the most auspicious places to visit in Kullu. Across the Beas River, 10 km from Kullu, is the temple of Bijli Mahadeo. This temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva; its location will give you a panoramic view of the Kullu valley. The Great Himalayan National Park is also included in the Kullu Manali tour packages. The rich flora and fauna of the Himalayan Mountains is maintained by the National Park. There are more than 30 animal species and 300 bird species found in this National Park. The snow leopard, musk deer and leopard are the main attractions of the Great Himalayan National Park.
The Hidimba Devi Temple is one of the major attractions of Manali. In 1553, Maharaja Bahadur Singh built this 4 storey wooden temple. The temple has a small brass statue of Hidimba Devi - the wife of Bhima the 2nd Pandava of the famous epic Mahabharata. The temple is famous for its fine wooden carvings of the local deities, animals and plants. Another major tourist attraction that is included in the Kullu Manali tour packages is the Vashist Spring, which is a sacred place. It is a hot spring that has sulphur in it and is renowned for its healing properties. People from far and wide come to visit this place in order to get cure for their ailments.
Manali is often referred to as the Switzerland of India. There are about 12 main National Parks in and around Kullu and Manali. They are there for wild life conservation. The Manali Wild Life Sanctuary is among the most important destinations in the Kullu Manali tour packages. The ibex, snow leopard, lion and a variety of birds is the main attraction of the sanctuary.
The Kullu Manali tour packages become even more exciting on account of the variety of adventure sports. They offer good trekking facilities. From the month of May till the mid of June, river rafting is the most preferred adventure sport. A jeep safari from Manali to Leh, which is the topmost mountain route, is the most memorable experience. Rock climbing, skiing and heli-skiing are some of the most preferred adventure sports. For those who cannot participate in these sports, they can indulge in fishing as the Beas is filled with salmon and trout.
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