Overview

 Mandi is also often called the “Varanasi of the Hills”

or “Choti Kashi” or “Kashi of Himachal”.

There are more than 300 temples in Mandi, which are dedicated to Hindu god and goddesses. The most famous amongst them is the Bhootnath Temple, which was built here in 1520. Mandi is one place that will definitely satiate your wanderlust. Situated along the river Beas, it is a beautiful town known for its rich culture.

Places To Visit

  1. Prashar Lake
  2. Bir Monastery
  3. Barot Valley
  4. Shikari Devi Temple
  5. Sunken Garden
  6. Nargu Wildlife Sanctuary

Things To Do

  1. Here, tourists can enjoy activities like trekking, night safari, mountaineering, skiing, etc.
  2. For wildlife enthusiasts, there is the famous Shikari Devi Wildlife Sanctuary, which is home to multiple species of animals including leopard, Goral, monal, black bear, barking deer, musk deer, Himalayan black bear, cat, and the Himalayan palm civet.
  3. Mountaineering, Rock Climbing, River Rafting, Trekking, Camping, Mountain Biking & Motor Cycling and Paragliding are some of the prominent adventure sports which can be enjoyed in Mandi.

Best Time To Visit

While you can visit the beautiful town of Mandi throughout the year, the best time to visit it is from April to October as the weather is most pleasant and comfortable for exploring the places around

Other Information

  1. LOCATION : Mandi
  2. AREA (KM sqr) : 3950
  3. POPULATION : 900987
  4. LANGUAGE SPOKEN : Hindi & pahadi (Mandeali)
  5. AVG. SUMMER TEMPERATURE (CELSIUS) : 18.5 to 39.6
  6. AVG. WINTER TEMPERATURE (CELSIUS) : 6.7 to 26.2
  7. RELIGION :Hinduism,Muslim, Sikhism, Christianity,Budhism and Jainism