Brief about the Destination: Manikaran is a pilgrimage centre for Hindus and Sikhs. It is associated with Lord Shiva and Parvati. Shri Guru Nanak Dev Ji has also visited this place.

Places to see: Gurudwara  Manikaran Sahib, Temple of Lord Shiva &  Hot Springs  and   Temple of Lord  Rama.

Location:Manikaran is located in the Parvati Valley between the rivers Beas and Parvati, northeast of Bhuntar in the Kullu District of Himachal Pradesh. Kullu is 45 K.Ms from Manikaran.

Route: Chandigarh-Ropar-Kiratpur Sahib-Swar Ghat-Bilaspur-Sunder Nagar-Mandi-Pandoh-Bhunter-Manikaran.

Distance from Chandigarh: Manikaran is 300 K.Ms from Chandigarh.

Accommodation: Accommodation is available at Manikaran  Gurudwara Sahib. Hotels are also available  at Manikaran.

General Information:

  • Altitude above sea level: Manikaran:1760 Meters


  • Temperature: Maximum           Minimum

(Degree Celcius)                               (Degree Celcius)


Summer                    17                              5


Winter                       03                              -8



  • Best season to visit: Manikaran: April to June, Sept. to Oct.


  • Clothing:Summer: Light woolens, Winter: Heavy Woolens


  • Language:Pahari, Hindi, Punjabi and English.


  • Items to carry: Woolen clothes ,Water bottle and required medicines etc.


  • Any other information: Tourists should be mentally and physically ready for trekking/walking for various tourist places.