Kullu region is a brim full of natural treasures – rolling glens and mossy meadows, rushing streams and meandering brooks that provide tourists,trekkers,mountaineers,artists and pilgrims an escape from the heat and dust of the plains. With spectacular mountain scapes brilliantly clothed in sunshine or shrouded by mist, the Kullu also provides a delightful shopping experience and is famous for its exquisitely woven colourful hand made shawls and Kullu caps.
ORIENTATION : Kullu at an altitude of 1200 m oriented more towards the Northern region of India is situated in the central part of the state of Himachal Pradesh.Kullu is at the confluence of Beas and Sarvari rivers.Kullu is located between 31°58’00” North Latitude and 77°06’04” East Longitude. It is bounded by Lahaul-Spiti and Kangra districts, on the East and South-East by Kinnaur and Shimla districts.
HISTORY : History says that according to records Kullu was inhabited only from the 1st century AD and was also initially referred by the name Kulanthapitha. Kulanthapitha means the end of the habitable world. It remained isolated from the rest of the country till it was taken under control by the British. Kullu didn’t have any prominent rulers for it was ruled by a number of local rulers in the medieval period.