as the valley of Gods, Kullu is one of the most
popular honeymoon destinations in India. Rightly
so because the valley of Kullu is paradise in
itself. Situated in the state of Himachal Pradesh,
India, Kullu Manali is flanked by beautiful
Himalayan peaks and awe-inspiring natural vistas.
A honeymoon in Kullu Manali promises to be an
A walk through the misty forests, a leisurely
hand-in-hand amble through the smoky paths of the
quaint villages and you are in a trance. No doubt,
a magic unfolds before your eyes that captures you
in its mystique. That is Manali – beautiful,
About a half hour's brisk walk from the town,
sulphur springs gush forth from the mountains at
Vashisht. These springs, known as Vashist springs,
are medicinal and offer one a relaxing experience.
Here, in a bath complex with a restaurant and a
beautiful view, couples can soak in the privacy of
their own sunken bath.
It is one of the biggest villages in Kullu
district. About 6-km from Manali, Jagatsukh is
famous for its Shiva temple built in "shikara"
style. Close by is the ancient Devi Sharvati
Arjun Gufa: On the left bank of
the Beas, 5 kms from Manali near the village of
Prini, is the 'Arjun Gufa' or the cave of Arjuna.
It is believed that Arjuna practiced austerities
to get Pashupata Ashtra, the weapon of Lord Indra,
in this cave.
Beas Kund: Further ahead the Gufa
is the Beas Kund. The tiny roundish igloo like
stone hut shelters the Beas Kund, the source of
the river Beas. The icy cold and crystal clear
water flows at the source of the river like a
spring. The terrain around Beas Kund is rocky with
Rohtang Pass: 50 kms from Manali
town, at an altitude of 4,111 mtrs, lies the
Rohtang pass on the highway to Keylong. The
pristine Dasohar Lake is to left of the Pass. The
Pass, which is the only access to the Lahaul
Valley, is open from June to November each year.
However, unforecast snowfall and blizzards can
close the Pass even during this period. Rohtang
presents the majesty of the mountains in their
glory and splendor. Nearby the pass is the
Sonapani glacier and slightly to the left are the
twin peaks of Gaypan – a jagged rocky pyramid
covered in snow.
Kullu Valley: Sandwiched between the
Dhaula Dhar and the Pir Panjal ranges of
Himalayas, lies the beautiful valley of Kullu. It
invites the tourists to its natural grandeur with
its mountain slopes, the cascading waterwalls and
the snow covered peaks.
Kullu Temples: Besides the natural beauty
of the land, Kullu also has great temples that one
can visit. Some of the most famous temples are
Raghunath Temple, Jagannath Devi Temple and the