Kullu is one of the most sought after locations to spend the month of May. When people are looking forward to escaping the harsh summer weather in the cities, they plan for a trip to the hill station. Kullu has been an evergreen location. As many people plan to visit this place in May, there needs to be an idea as to where and how one needs to plan to do things to enjoy oneself. You need to visit the places which would fill your soul. There are a lot of things to do in Kullu in May where the entire family can take part and have the best time of their lives.
Things To Do In Kullu In May
These are the list of never miss to do things when you are spending the month of May in Kullu. Take note of this and have an enjoyable time.
1. Trekking Around Prashar Lake
Prashar Lake is also known as Prashar Lake. It looks like a saucer of blue waters that is tucked between the hill slopes. The pristine blue water of the lake is very enchanting to the eyes. The lake is fed by the glaciers which melt and so the water tastes extremely sweet. It is indeed a great pleasure to go for a trek around the waters of Prashar Lake. Even the first-timers can go for trekking in the area surrounding the lake as the terrain is very smooth enough. You can take accommodation in the guesthouses around the lake and go for morning trek.
Where: 49 Km North of Mandi, D.P.F. Parashar Dhar, Himachal Pradesh, 175001, India
Entry Fee: No
2. Rafting In River Beas
Whenever anyone plans a trip to Kullu, they never miss out on trying one of the most preferred adventure sports, Rafting. This is one of the best adventure sports you should never miss out on trying in May. As the waters flow heavily during the monsoon season, rafting gets prohibited in the waters of the river. In the extreme winter season, as many aren’t fine with the heavy chillness of the waters, but when you are rafting in the summer months of May, you can thoroughly enjoy the ride. A guide accompanies you throughout the rafting experience and you are provided with good quality lifeguards.
Where: Manali. Himachal Pradesh
Timings: 9 am to 5 pm
Entry Fee: INR 1400 per person
3. Paragliding In Kullu Hills
It is lovely to watch the hills and hear the noises that emanate from it from ground level, then imagine flying above the hills and then seeing it from a height, feeling your feet in the air and enjoying the feel of adrenaline rush is something which is one of the most sought after things to do when you are in Kullu. Paragliding is the best when it is enjoyed in May as the air gets too cold in the winter months. When you are a first-timer, you need not worry at all as there are trained people who would help you to get into the drill and remove the fear from you fully.
Where: Kullu – Naggar – Manali Road, Prini, Manali, Himachal Pradesh 175103
Timings: 6 am to 5 pm
Entry Fee: INR 1550 per person
4. Camping Under The Stars
It is a great experience to sleep in the burrows of nature and admire the beauty of the stars by lying down in the green pastures and staring at the stars of the sky. This is a great way to spend time with your friends and family as well. There can’t be a great honeymoon experience other than camping in the beautiful hills. As it gets too cold in the winter months, it is best to camp in May. As many prefer to camp in May, you can find a heavy DJ set up and you can stay up all night and keep chatting with your beloved ones.
Where: Bhuntar – Kullu Rd, Badah, Kullu, Himachal Pradesh 175101
Timing: 24 hours
Entry Fee: INR 2000 onwards per person
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5. Hill Climbing In The Hillocks
There is a mountaineering and hill-climbing practice session classes are undertaken at Manali. The hillocks of Kullu are very much apt for hill climbing during all seasons of the year. The ones who seek extreme levels of adventure go hill climbing even in the rough winters. For the ones who want to try out climbing hills, can choose Kullu without a second thought for the weather conditions are so apt for hill climbing in May. There are a lot of places which sell the necessary equipment needed for hill climbing like ropes and special shoes for cheap prices.
Where: Solang Valley, Himachal Pradesh
Entry Fee: INR 1200 onwards
6. Bicycling Trails By Smelling The Air Of Hills
Almost all the hill stations in India allows one to cycle around the hills and smell the fresh air. When you are cycling around the hills of Kullu which is located in the foothills of Himalayas, it is a different experience altogether. The sights of the hills capped with snow get impregnated in your minds and you are sure to take back a lot of beautiful memories home. There are special trails which are arranged for the cyclists. Cycling is best enjoyed in the summer months like May as the roads are not slippery. During the monsoon season, the roads get slippery and, in the winter, there is a problem of visibility. The special kind of cycles for touring in the hills are put out for rent and you can take one of those.
Where: Bicycle Trials
Timing: 9 am to 7 pm
Entry Fee: INR 1200 per person for a day
7. Feel The Power Of Lord Shiva At KheerGanga
When there are a lot of places in and around Kullu which is well known for its trekking trails, this beautiful place apart from serving as a great option for trekking is also one of the holiest sites for Hindus. It is said that Lord Kartikeya, the son of Lord Shiva is said to have undergone penance for about 1000 years in this very same place. The pristine beauty of this place has served as a great location for the Lord himself to have meditated for such long. One can feel the spiritual power just filling them up at this place. It is great for those who seek inner peace.
Where: Parvati Valley | Kasol, Manikaran 175105, India
Timing: 12 am to 12 pm
8. Dip At Hop Springs At Manikaran
Manikaran, which is located very few kilometers away from Kullu is known all over the world for the presence of the hot water springs. If you dip a small sack of water in those springs, it comes out fully boiled, this is the power of heat of the waters. The major hot water spring is located within the premises of a very famous Gurudwara. A swimming tank is arranged where the hot water from the springs is mixed with the cool water from the hills and set to a temperature which is suitable for having a dip. This is one of the excellent experiences which you don’t get to enjoy in all parts of the world easily.
Where: Hari Har Ghat, Manikaran Rd, Manikaran, Himachal Pradesh 175105
Timings: 12 am to 12 pm
These are the list of things you can indulge in May in Kullu. All these activities are not priced too high. To avoid last-minute disappointment, it is better to book the tickets to Kullu well in advance. You need not spend time in queues when you are in Kullu in May as none of the activities demand that. It is safe to try out all the adventure sports when you are in Kullu in May.
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