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Kullu Valley

The Valley of Gods

Kullu valley, also called the valley of Gods, is nestled between the Dhauladhar and Pir Panjal ranges. The valley is approximately 225 km from the capital town of Shimla and runs north to south of the river Beas. It is about 80 km long and extends from the gorge at Aut to the Rohtang Pass. The Kullu valley is famous for hand-made shawls and kullu caps which are made of a woollen cloth with variety of colourful bands of Shaneel around it. It is an ideal place for rafting, paragliding, skiing and rock climbing.

Kullu Manali Airport, at Bhuntar, is 10 km from city center. Nearest railhead is at Joginder Nagar (95 km west).

Updated on 7th June, 2005
District: Kullu


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