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Mandi

(2250 Ft Above Sea Level)

Himachal Pradesh | India
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Mandi is categorised as Business and Transit


Mandi River Views (Nivalink Trip Dated - 27 March 2006)
Rewalsar Lake (Photo Courtesy: John Hill)

Reasons to Visit
  • Mandi is the gateway to the Kullu Valley and a point where road from Palampur / Dharamsala area and Chandigarh / Bilaspur area meet with the Road to Kullu Valley.
  • Mandi, which has a distinguished history and interesting architecture. It is also called "Chhota Kashi" as there are many ancient temples in the city and on the banks of river Beas.
  • Popular hill station of Manali is just 110 kms away and so Mandi is an important stopover before guests moving at hilly areas
  • Mandi is a base point to visit holy lakes of Prashar Lake and Rewalsar Lake.
Recommendations
  • Major Sikh Pilgrimage Destinations in India"Sikh Guru Gobind Singh (22 December 1666 – 7 October 1708), the tenth Guru of Sikhism, also resided at Rewalsar Lake (45 kms from Mandi) for one month and therefore sacred to Sikhs"
  • Significant Pilgrimages in Kullu Valley"Mandi (200 kms from Chandigarh and 110 kms from Manali). Mandi is base point to visit Prashar Lake (45 kms) and Rewalsar Lake (24 kms). These are lakes are significant for Hinduism, Tibetan Buddhism and Sikhism as Hindu Sages, Tibetan Guru Padmasambhava and Sikh Guru Gobind Singh lived here for some periods of their lives. Besides the lakes, there are temples, Monastery and Gurdwara to visit here."
  • Destinations for Transit stay on Delhi - Manali route"Mandi (110 kms short of Manali and about 200 kms from Chandigarh) on NH-21 is a riverside town and the most popular stopover on the Chandigarh-Manali Highway. Its just before one takes upward climb to hill station of Manali. "
  • Transit Destinations on Katra - Manali Route"A stopover enroute to Manali at 400 kms from Katra. Mandi is a popular stopover for Manali as after Mandi hilly terrain starts and its just 110 kms short of Manali, so guests can stopover for the night and then reach Manali by noon. "
Access Information
  • Nearest Airport -Kullu (70 kms), Dharamsala (130 kms), Shimla (155 kms)
  • Nearest Railway Station - Anandpur Sahib (138 kms), Una (140 kms), Shimla (155 kms)

Mandi has 4 Hotels approved and listed with Nivalink

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Short Break (4-6 nights)2

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Short Break

  • Extended Manali Getaway (6 Nights)
  • Tirthan Valley Adventure Getaway (4 Nights)

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Point to Point Transport

ServicesRates Starting From
Pickup from Dharamsala and drop to MandiRs. 3556

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Destination Ideas

  • Mandi Pilgrimage
  • Transit Stop at Mandi

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  • NameDescriptionCategorySub-CategoryDistance(Kms)
    Rewalsar Lake (19 kms - 4000 ft asl) is a spot is sacred for Hindus, Buddhists and Sikhs. There Hindu Temple, Buddhist Monastery and Sikh Gurdwaras here. It is here that the sage Lomas did penance in devotion to Lord Shiva, and the Sikh Guru Gobind Singh (22 December 1666 - 7 October 1708), the tenth Guru of Sikhism, also resided here for one month. It was from here that the Great Guru Padmasambhava left for Tibet. Known to the Tibetans as Guru Rimpoche, the Precious Master, it was under Padmasambhavas influence that Mahayana Buddhism spread over Tibet.
    Temple or Holy Place, Lake or Riverside, Gurdwara, Monastery
    Lord Shiva, High Altitude Lake, Major Gurdwara, Buddhist Monastery
    19
    Prashar Lake (8500+ ft asl) lies 49 km north of Mandi and is where Sage Prashar is said to have meditated. There is a three storied pagoda-like temple dedicated to the sage Prashar.
    Lake or Riverside
    High Altitude Lake
    49
  • NameDescriptionCategorySub-CategoryDistance(Kms)
    Gurdwara Mandi is located in Mandi town where Guru Gobind Singh, the 10th Sikh Guru meditated.
    Gurdwara
    Major Gurdwara
    1
    Barot is a Picnic spot at 33 kms. on the Mandi - Pathankot Highway. Known for the trout fishing and ropeway ride.
    Rides
    Ropeway
    33

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Average Day / Night Temperature of Mandi,Himachal Pradesh,India

January
18°C / 7°C
February
19°C / 10°C
March
26°C / 15°C
April
31°C / 19°C
May
38°C / 24°C
June
37°C / 27°C
July
36°C / 27°C
August
31°C / 24°C
September
30°C / 22°C
October
28°C / 16°C
November
24°C / 12°C
December
21°C / 9°C

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Nearest Airport in Mandi
  • Bhuntar Airport Kullu ( KUU ) , Kullu-70 Kms
Nearest Railway Stations in Mandi
  • Anandpur Sahib ( ANSB ), Anandpur Sahib-138 Kms
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