Who doesn't want a break from the monotonous life of Monday-Friday to enjoy some quality time with family and loved ones? Well, all of us do. Traveling to the beautiful parts of the country is not just relaxing but also helps one to detoxify, away from everyday stress and worries. The sight of lush green beauty is soothing to the soul and is a treat to the eyes. One such destination where you can have the best time of your life is Kullu, also known as the Valley of Gods.
Located in the western Himalayas, on the banks of the river Beas, Kullu is situated at an altitude of 1200 m and is a starting point of many wonderful treks. With mountaineering, paragliding, and river rafting, it is one of the most loved places among adventure fanatics.
When the rest of the country experiences extreme heat, Kullu is the go-to place for tourists for its cool and pleasant weather. It's the most colorful and beautiful during the spring season (July to October). Winter months (November-February) are for travelers who are seeking a snow-filled adventure.
Best Tourist Attractions In Kullu
Known for its famous adventurous treks, Kullu also has strong religious ties. It is home to many famous temples, attracting thousands of pilgrims every year. What's more interesting is the fact that each of these temples has a story to tell. Some of the famous temples in the city are:
Being one of the most important tourist attractions, Raghunath temple is devoted to Lord Rama. It was built by Raja Jagat Singh in the year 1660 when he got an idol of Lord Rama from Ayodhya and erected this temple.
Bijli Mahadev Temple
Located across the river Beas, at a distance of about 10 kilometers from Kullu, The Bijli Mahadev Temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva. Interestingly, the temple is said to be frequently struck by lightning, and a tall staff projecting out of the shrine attracts the blessings in the form of lightning. The temple that is placed at a height of 2460 meters offers a scenic view of the valley.
Kullu has a rich heritage of colorful handlooms and handicrafts. Kullu shawls are famous all over the country and are known for their traditional pattern, elegance, and reasonable prices. The valley is shopping heaven for people who love handicrafts products.
The Experience of OYO Hotels In Kullu
There are 30 OYO hotels in and around the Kullu valley. They provide super affordable stays with access to all the essential amenities without digging a hole in your pockets.
All the 30 OYO residences are equipped with queen-sized beds, AC, free Wifi, power sockets, 32-inch LED/LCD TVs with DTH, in-house restaurants serving complimentary breakfasts, 24×7 power backup, first aid support. These properties also have the most hospitable staff to take care of all your needs.
You can also get in touch with the OYO Captains for recommendations regarding tourist spots, restaurants, and other things. All the OYO stays are appropriately staffed with professional, experienced, and certified personnel, providing orderly and driven service, ensuring a memorable stay.