Manikaran regarded as the pilgrim centre for both Hindus and Sikhs, is 1.5 hrs from Kais by road. Located in Parvati valley and situated on bed of hot Sulphur springs, is home to the famous Gurudwara and Ram Temple and a must visit place. On the way halt at Kasol, a place made famous by Israeli tourists and their cuisine.
A gushing water fall, in close proximity of the camp is surrounded by whistling pine trees, apple orchards and snow-clad mountain peaks. For hikers, it offers a short trek up the hill.
Famous Shiva temple made in the Shikhara style.
For the art lovers, a must have Nicholas Roerich, a Russian artist, inspired by the picturesque landscape of the Himalayas, settled down in these beautiful hills after the Russian Revolution. His works are today exhibited in the art gallery and museum.
Roerich Art Gallery is set amidst well-tended lawns and displays the great art of Nicholas Roerich.
Starry night and a candle light dinner! Just a 30-minute drive from the camps to this 16th century castle, built by Raja Sidh Singh, it was the royal residence and later served as the state headquarters of the kingdom.
The major attraction of the castle is the small wooden temple inside the castle called Jagatipatt temple. Now converted into a Himachal heritage site by tourism department, this hotel serves authentic local food at its premises. The bonus is a magnificent view of the Kullu Valley.
Serene and Silent ……Village Kais is home to the famous Dhakpo Shedrupling Monastery, popularly known as Kais Gompa. Every year in the month of August His Highness Dhakpo Rinpochhe visits the Gompa to give his valuable blessings and is open to all.
Just 5 minutes from the camps, take a short walk to the monastery and to the local village market. Get to know and experience the simple life of the friendly people of this village.
3.2 kms ahead of Manali, visit the famous Rishi Vashisht Temple. This place is also famous for the healing properties of is hot water springs.
Located next to the Beas River, the Club House of Himachal Tourism has facilities like – roller skating ring, auditorium, billiard rooms, library & bar.
A protected monument, the temple is situated amidst the lush green and thick deodars of Dhungri. Dedicated to Hadimba Devi, wife of Bhima and mother of Ghatotkacha, this temple is built in pagoda style architecture with beautiful carvings and figurines.