the widest part of the valley, Katrain is 20 kms from Kulu on way to Manali.
Apple orchards and trout hatchery lend charm and prominence to the place. It is
also famous for bee keeping and Govt. trout farm at Patilkulh. The widest part
of Kullu Valley is katrain. Trout hatchery is also nearby. Sufficient
accommodation is available in Hotels of HPTDC.
holiday destination. 42 kms from Kullu, charmingly located on an open space
which slopes down to the broad expanse of clear white sand at the Parvati
river. The place is well known for trout fishing.
Largi : ( 957 metres ) 34 km. This is a small hamlet providing excellent
trout fishing. The famous rivers Sainj and Tirthan join the Beas a few hundred
metres below. Larji is patronised mostly by anglers.
Arjun Gufa (CAVE): 4 kms. from Manali towards Naggar, the cave is
situated near Prini village 1 km. above the road where Arjun had meditated. This
is good 1/2 a day excursion with charming view of the brilliant mountains.
BAJAURA: 15 kms short of Kullu, Bajaura is on the main road where
Basheshwar Mahadev Temple is situated about 200 m from the village in a plain
between the main road and the Beas river. It is believed to have been built in
the mid 8th century.
State: Himachal Pradesh
Climate: In winter, the temperature can drop to below freezing point
when heavy woollens are required. Summer temperature are mild and light
woollens/cottons are recommended.
Altitude: is situated at an altitude of about 1463 mtrs.
Best time to visit: All the year round.
By Train: The nearest rail head is Chandigarh which is 320 km away.
By Air: The nearest airport is Bhunter which is about 50 km and 10 Km
beyond Kullu. Archana Airways and Jagson Airways operate daily flights from
Delhi to Kullu & Shimla to Kullu.
By Road: It is well connected by road from Chandigarh and Delhi and
situated on National Highway No 21. Regular buses, coaches and taxies ply from
Delhi and Chandigarh.
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