Cradled in the lap of majestic Himalayas, Mandi is a popular town in Himachal Pradesh that acts as a junction of main roads from Kullu, Shimla and Dharamsala. Situated along the pristine Beas River, the scenic town of Mandi is dotted with 81 holy temples thus known as ‘Chota Kashi’ or smaller version of Varanasi. Decorated with towering pine trees and deodar trees, this hill retreat in Himachal is a perfect place for travellers to satisfy their wanderlust.
Mandi offers fascinating places to escape from the hullaballoos of urban madness. From serene lakes to thrilling treks, divine temples to local Himachali food, their is something for everyone in this little town of North India.
So hop on and plan to explore these amazing places in Mandi on your next weekend getaway.
Nestled at an altitude of 3334 m, Kamru Nag Lake is an offbeat destination and just perfect for adventure enthusiasts. Situated on Mandi-Karsog road, this beautiful Himalayan lake offers breathtaking vistas of snow-peaked Dhauladhars and Bahl Valley. The trekking trail is adorned with lush green forests offering a delightful experience. A holy shrine dedicated to Kamru Nag is also located in the proximity to the lake.
A hidden hamlet tucked between mighty Himalayas, Barot is a new-found destination for travellers around Mandi. Blessed with the calmness of Uhl River, the valley is packed with so many fun activities like trekking, forest walks, fishing and much more. Trout fish is the main speciality of this small Himalayan town. The serenity offered by nature makes Barot a nice place for a day trip away from the humdrum of city life.