Kullu

Kullu is a small hill-station in Himachal Pradesh, India. It is situated some 40 Km. before on way to Manali.

Raja Rupi Kulu Palace

Get in

Kullu (Bhuntar) has a airport which is connected to the larger cities like Chandigarh and New Delhi. AirIndia(domestic) flies Delhi to Kullu. Luxury Buses are available everyday from Chanderlok Building, Janpath, Delhi, charges are approx. ₹1000. Where as from ISBT State owned transport buses are running. Deluxe, Semi-Deluxe and Ordinary buses are running at much cheaper rates than private owned. Local tourism buses are available from all inter-state Bus Terminals in North Kullu is the famous international destination among national and foreign tourists,people are coming here from almost every part of the world.Kullu is also famous for international Dussehra festival.Major source of income of Kullu is Tourism and agriculture.Among tourists major visiting places around Kullu are Manali and Manikaran.Local Language of Kullu is Pahari.

Get around

There is a intra-town bus-system, which will take you to all the important places at very nominal prices . Also local taxis can be hired easily . Also, you can rent motorbikes from the local shops and enjoy the ride in the mountains

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Do


Don't

If planning for a trek up the beautiful mountains, don't forget to hire a local guide. As the local customs and laws are quite strict and you might land up in trouble if unknowingly you offended any of their laws. Touching their property,temple or trespassing can be considered an offend and can attract a fine of few hundred to few thousand rupees (₹).

Buy

Local handicrafts and shawls are a must buy.

Buy only from reputed shops. Rates of local vendors are cheaper than showrooms but demands identifying skills for shawl fiber and material. There is a big fare during dushera and there is special discount during Dushera festival. but you have to bargain and you don't get any guarantee of the items purchased out of the authorized showroom.

Must buy fruits from Kullu. They are cheap and fresh too.

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