Kullu was once known as ‘Kulanthapitha’, which means ‘the end of the habitable world’. Cradled in the Himalayas at an altitude of 1220 m, sandwiched between the Pir Panjal, Lower Himalayan, and Great Himalayan ranges, Kullu is a valley gifted with nature’s charm and scenic beauty. Splashing rivers, snow-clad peaks, water streams, and lofty mountains with the finest of slopes make it a place perfect for adventure sports. There is pleasure in every step you take in these enchanted valleys and in every gurgle, you hear in the clear mountain streams.
The district has incomparable Beas and its sub-valleys which are full of natural charm and grandeur. Kullu town has secured its place on the international tourist map for its famous Dussehra festival. Every year large numbers of pilgrims and tourists horde the place during the festive season.