Manikaran: The Holy Town

Manikaran, situated in the Parvati valley of river Parvati, northeast of Bhuntar in the Kullu District of Himachal Pradesh. It is just 35 km from Kullu and around 295 kms from Chandigarh. Book intercity cab from Chandigarh to Manikaran to enjoy the scenic beauty for around 8 hours.

  • Known for its hot water springs and picturesque landscape, Manikaran is a pilgrimage center for Hindus and Sikhs having many temples and a Gurudwara. It is easy to reach, using One Way cab services from Chandigarh to Manikaran. Highly revered center for worship amongst Sikhs, Sri Guru Nanak Devji Gurudwara, which is believed to have been visited by Guru Nanak with his five disciples. Hot Springs, fascinating, both as nature's marvels as well as due to the history attached to them. You can also book a premium cab from chandigarh to Manikaran.

  • The water in these hot springs contains Uranium and other radioactive elements and is believed to cure diseases. You can witness these wonders by taking taxi from Chandigarh to Manikaran Lord Ramchandra Temple, built in the 17th century by Raja Jagat Singh. The legend behind the temple says that Lord Ram himself brought it from Ayodhya.

  • Harinder Mountain, Manikaran is a tourist-laden peak surrounded by the snow-capped mountain range on all sides, with the view of the town from these mountains is also breathtaking. Many people provide economical cab service from Chandigarh to Manikaran.

  • Lord Shiva Temple, a highly revered temple dedicated to Lord Shiva. Kulant Pith, the most sacred and superior of all the piths in India. It is believed that Lord Shankar stayed here for some time too, highly impressed by the place. City Shopping, 21 km from the city centre with local markets and bazaars around the popular tourist spots. It is a popular place to visit among tourists, and the best way to get here is by hiring a cab from Chandigarh to Manikaran.

  • Manikaran despite being a small town has a range of hotels for its visitors. The luxury hotels here have a panoramic view of the mountains and landscape. One can also find midrange and budget hotels in Manikaran. Be prepared for roadblocks, heavy snowfall, power cut and extreme cold if you are visiting the place in winters. The availability of safe cab service from Chandigarh to Manikaran makes the travel easy and less tiring.

Manikaran does not have too many options for food and one can eat at the lungars organized by the temples and the Gurdwaras in the area. It might also be convenient to carry your own packed food or make some personal arrangements there. You can carry as much food as you like if you get an outstation cab from Chandigarh to Manikaran.



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