1737 m, on the right bank of river Parvati. this place is famous for hot
sulphur springs revered by both Hindus and Sikhs pilgrims. Thousand, of
pilgrims take dip in holy water. The water of the spring is also said to
have curative value which cures many skin diseases. According to an
ancient saying Manikaran is also connected with Lord Shiva and His
divine concert Parvati.
Kasol is situated on way from Bhuntar to
Manikaran. HPTDC runs Tourist Hut at Kasol.
road the Manikaran is 45 km from Kullu via Bhunter and 85 km from Manali.
The road bifurcates at Bhunter 10 km short from Kullu via Jari and Kasol.
The airport at Bhunter (Kullu) is at a distance of 35 km.
CLIMATE : In winter, the temperature gets quite low when
heavy woolens are required. It is pleasant in summer and cottons are
PLACES OF INTEREST
PULGA: Kasol to Pulga
is a challenging trek of 16 km and climb of a nearly 1600 meters.
KHIRGANGA: The place
is well known for its hot springs. Its water contains medicinal
property. Another 2 Km from Khirganga lies Mantalai which is a scenic
CHANDRAKHANI PASS: It
lies east of Katrain. After a stiff climb from Kasol, the whole area
looks wonderfully striking and colourful when the flowers blossom.
Beyond the beautiful Chandra Khani Pass lies an unique village Malana
which is famous for its distinct culture and the temple of Jamlu devta.
SHOJA (69 km): This
is a vantage point for a complete panorama of the Kulla area. It
provides an encompassing view of snow peaks and valleys, meadows and
forests, rivers and streams. Bifurcating from Aut from the National
Highway, Shoja is just 5 km short from Jallori Pass. A walk of 5 km from
the Pass takes you to the Sarolsar Lake among deep forest. The road
further to JallorI Pass connects to Rampur, Narkanda and Shimla via Ani