Manikaran, ‘jewel from the ear’ in Sanskrit, is a major pilgrim center for both Hindus and Sikhs. It is also renowned for its hot water springs gushing out from below the rocks.
Shri Ramchandra Temple, Shri Guru Nanak Devji Gurdwara and the Shiva Temple are the major tourist attractions.
The place offers hiking and trekking facilities to the tourists. It is also a good spot for trout fishing.
Manikaran offers ample shopping opportunities with Tibetan products being the specialty.
The nearest airport is Kullu Manali Airport at Bhuntar (35 km). Nearest railhead is Joginder Nagar Railway Station at Joginder Nagar. By road, Manikaran is linked with Kullu and Manali.
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