25 km. Naggar was the capital of the Kullu Rajas for about 1,400 years.The
gallery housing the paintings of that Russian saint – cum – philosopher –cum
–artist Nicholas Roerich is nearby and is a must in any itinerary to Naggar. It
is also known for its castle and the Nicholas Roerich’s Museum.
On the left bank of the river Beas and about three hundred metres above the
river, Naggar is delightfully situated on the wooded slope and commands an
extensive view, especially of the North-West of the valley. There are a large
number of famous temples in and around Naggar and an excellent place for a
Bajeshwar Mahadev Temple : ( bajaura ) 15 km.This pyramidical temple
belonging to the 8th century A.D. is embellished with wonderful carvings in
stone and sculpture in the Shikhara style. This temple is situated about 200
metres from the village in a plain between the main road and the Beas river
Camping Sight Raison : ( 1,433 metres ) 16kms. away from Kulu, the sight
is ideal for spending a quite holiday in solitary splendor and for holding
youth camps. There are a large number of orchards in this part of the valley.
HPTDC has log cabins for comfortable stay.
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.
Kasol : ( 1,640 metres ) 42 km. Kasol is charmingly located in an open
space which slopes down to a broad expanse of clear white sand at the edge of
the river. It is situated on the bank of Parbati river in the Parbati valley.
Jagan Nath Temple : 3 km., a stiff climb leads one to the shrine from
where one gets a panoramic view of Kullu town.
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 1760mtrs.
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 play from
Delhi and Chandigarh.
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