Shubhum Guest House: Okay Food

Last year during monsoon, we were in Katrain, which is famous for apple orchards. The small town on the National Highway 21 is a 45-minute drive from Manali. It was not a tourist season. Only a few travelers like us could be spotted. Hotel occupancy was low and restaurants were…

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Kullu Bus Stand Needs to Improve Basic Facilities


Kullu Bus Stand Needs to Improve Basic Facilities


Recently announced new ‘Kullu-Manali Mega Tourism Promotion Circuit’ worth INR 50.00 crores is a welcome step because the state government needs to improve existing basic infrastructure on oversold Kullu-Manali circuit. For instance, the entry point, main Kullu Bus Stand, is in shabby state. It does not even have public conveniences like clean wash rooms and waiting rooms. One more important thing requires attention. Though buses arrive at and depart from the stand as early as 4 A.M., almost all counters and shops open after 6 A.M.