Arjun Gufa, Manali

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Travel Destination -

Manali

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Country -

India

ISD/STD Code -

91-01905

Area Pincode -

175143

Local Time -

9:35 AM

Local Weather -

Current temprature- 2.81, Minimum - -7.34, Maximun - 3.11
light snow with humidity 63% and Wind speed of 0.6 mph.

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Arjun Gufa Manali Himachal Pradesh India

Arjun Gufa is a major tourist attraction  owing to its splendid beauty and the legend associated with it. The Arjun Gufa is linked to the legend of Mahabharata. It is said that Arjuna, the great Pandava warrior from the Indian epic Mahabharata meditated in this place. Impressed by Arjuna's devotion Lord Indra gave him the most powerful weapon 'Pashupat Astra'. Because of this belief the Arjuna Gufa or the Cave of Arjuna got its name.The Kunt Bhayo lake and Kunti Mata temple are also located close to Arjun Gufa, at a distance of 2 km. The Arjun Gufa is among the most remarkable tourist spots in Manali. The stunning views of hills and valleys can be viewed from the Arjun Gufa by taking half a day excursion to the place. While Manali town is known for its clamor, Arjun Gufa offers pristine beauty and unending silence. It is best to set out for Arjun Gufa early in the morning as darkness sets in quite early. It is also important for visitors to carry light woolens as it can get chilly.The Arjun Gufa is at a distance of 21 km from Manali Bus Stand, 23 km from Kullu and 10 km from Prini Village, Arjun Gufa (Arjuna's Cave) is located towards Naggar and is based on the left bank of Beas river. The nearest village to Arjun Gufa is Prini and this village is largely known for its natural beauty. It is very close to Naggar Castle.The best time to visit the Arjun Gufa is during April to June and September to october.The nearest airport is Bhuntar airport which is at an approximate distance of 50km from Manali.This airport is well connected from many major cities in the country such as Delhi, Shimla and Ludhiana. Several airlines including Indian Airlines and Jagson Airlines operate regular flights to and from this airport. Visitors can opt for taxi services operating from Bhuntar to Manali.Joginder Nager is the railway station nearest to Manali and is located at a distance of approximately 50 kilometers. This railway station is well connected to the other cities in India.Manali is adequately connected to most important cities such as Delhi, Chandigarh, Ambala, Shimla, etc through bus services.

How to Reach -

Airport -
Bhunter is 50 km from Manali
Railway -
Joginder Nagar, 165 km away. The closest broad gauge rail heads are Chandigarh (310 km) and Ambala (355 km).
By road
The distance from Delhi is 570 km and from Shimla the distance is 280 km.

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The Himalayan resort town or the ultimate vacation heaven in all of Northern India, Manali is a high altitude hill station nestled in the mountains. Located in the Kullu district, the holiday terminus has earned itself a reputation as a honeymoon destination and backpacking center. Being set on the Beas River, it serves as a gateway for skiing in the nearby Solang valley and for trekking in the Parvati valley. It’s a jumping off point for rafting, mountaineering, and paragliding in the mountains of Pir Panjal which is home to the infamous Rohtang pass.