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Chanderkhani Pass - Things to Know Before Visiting

Chanderkhani Pass, Himachal Pradesh 175130

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About Chanderkhani Pass

Chandrakhani Pass is one of the most beautiful and serene pass, at an altitude of 3660 m located in the Kullu valley. Chandrakhani Pass offers fabulous views of the Deo Tibba peak, Pir Panjal and Parbati range of mountains. The trek is one of the most beautiful treks that introduces the traveler to the remote, hilly cultures of Himachal Pradesh. The scenic beauty of the Kullu valley and the mountain peaks that dot that horizon is a treat for the nature lover throughout the journey.


Attractions Near Chanderkhani Pass

Malana
Malana2.12km from Chanderkhani Pass

Isolated from the rest of the world lies a solitary village in Malana Nala, which is a side valley of the Parvati Valley. Known as Malana or the Malana Village, it is located in the Kullu district. Widely known for its strong culture and religious beliefs, with various sentiments embedded in the past, it is a place meant for people who seek spiritual guidance. This place is also apt for all adventure lovers since the route to Malana is famous for trekking.

Gauri Shankar Temple
Gauri Shankar Temple8.7km from Chanderkhani Pass

The temple of Gauri Shankar is situated immediately below the Naggar Castle in Naggar. Dating back to 12th century AD, the temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva. The temple is believed to be the last monument of the Gurjara-Pratihara traditions. This Shiva temple is a protected monument. The temple is famous for its splendid Shikhara Style architecture. The temple features a dome shaped top while the base is present in square shape.

Manikaran
Manikaran11.43km from Chanderkhani Pass

This small town is known for its hot springs and pilgrim centers. It is a pilgrim center for both Hindus and Sikhs, hence there are many temples and a gurudwara here.

Bijli Mahadev Temple
Bijli Mahadev Temple18.34km from Chanderkhani Pass

Bijli Mahadev Temple is one of the ancient and sacred temples in India. As the name suggests, it is dedicated to Lord Shiva and is very popular for trekking. It is said that the Bijli Mahadev Temple houses a Shiva Linga which was broken into pieces by lightning, that was brought back together and bounded by a temple priest using butter. The word around is that this repeats itself every year.

Manali
Manali19.54km from Chanderkhani Pass

Manali is a resort town nestled in the mountains of the indian state of himachal. This small town os the beginning of an ancient trade route to Ladakh and from there over the Karakoram pass. It is a popular tourist destination and serves as the gateway to Lahaul and Spiti district as well as Leh.

Museum of Himachal Culture & Folk Art
Museum of Himachal Culture & Folk Art20.45km from Chanderkhani Pass

The Museum was established in 1998 to collect and exhibit cultural and folk art antiques of Himachal Pradesh. Traditional dresses, utensils, musical and ritual instruments, wood carvings and all other traditional articles used by the people of Himachal Pradesh are present and exhibited in the museum. All these above mentioned items are basically handwork of the people of Himachal Pradesh representing the rich handicraft era of the state.

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Mountainous district, famous for its Himalayan treks.

What Visitors Say About Chanderkhani Pass

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Nithin Mathew
Nithin Mathew
2015-05-19
10 days of adventure battling the cold and the topography.

This was an incredible journey through the Himalayan peaks encountering hailstorms, snowfalls and above all the breathtaking beauty of the ranges. The feelings are difficult to explain but the expedition will make one stronger. There were around 50 people in the expedition, all strangers who become close battling the same hurdles. There were countless experiance throughout this trek which will be cherished throughout the life time. the incredible tall peaks, the gorge's, the bear den which we explored towards the last day of trek, the snow sliding, the amazing sunsets which floods the white peaked mountains in bright yellow, this journey was truly a great one.

Note: Prepare for extreme cold weather. Also, this trekking was done through Youth Hostel Association of India.

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