Manikaran

AN IMPORTANT PILGRIMAGE CENTRE FOR BOTH HINDUS AND SIKHS

MANIKARAN

Located in the scenic Parvati Valley, the small town of Manikaran is known to be an important pilgrimage centre for both Hindus and Sikhs. As per popular Hindu mythology it is believed that the first form of human life was created in Manikaran, after intense floods. Manikaran is also an important religious destination for Sikhs due to the presence of the iconic Sri Guru Nanak Dev Ji Gurudwara. Mentioned in the 12th Guru Khalsa, the Gurudwara has three legendary hot springs. It is believed that the water in these hot springs has the ability to cure the most complex of diseases. A perfect blend of religious landmarks, hot springs and the stunning landscape make Manikaran one of the most visited places in Himachal Pradesh!

MAJOR ATTRACTIONS

A popular religious destination, Manikaran is situated in the picturesque Parvati Valley. An important pilgrimage destination for both Sikhs and Hindus, the highlight of Manikaran is the iconic Gurudwara and the Hot Water Springs. The Hot Water Springs are believed to have healing properties. Pulga, Khirganga and Malana villages are some of the main attractions in and around Manikaran.

HOW TO GET HERE?

AIR

There are no regular flights from other major cities of the country to Manikaran. Nearest airport is Bhuntar Airport (KUU), Kullu, Himachal Pradesh, 24 km away.

RAIL

Manikaran does not have an train station. Nearest option is Summer Hill (SHZ), Shimla, Himachal Pradesh, 106 km away or Shimla (SML) station

ROAD

Manikaran is well connected by road network to major cities of India.

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