Be it family, kids and couples, Kothi however is the most preferred tourist destination in the state of Himachal Pradesh. Lovingly this beautiful town is called as Koshtampi, which is beautifully located below Kalpa and is overshadowed by Kinner Kailash Peak. This picturesque village with its overwhelming temple, gorgeous willows green blooming fields, fruit trees makes this town a mesmerizing landscape. This beautiful hill station is as well home to Godesses Shuwang Chandika in this village.
This is one of the most sought after tourist place in the hill city of Manali. This mesmerizing town is quiet place, which absolutely takes one out of the hassle of city life. Owing to its natural beauty, the village area helps its entire visitors experience of the gorgeous River Beas, which meanders through the deep gorge. Evocative of an old rustic charm the village has been settings for numerous films. This mesmerizing village is as well the favorite haunt for painters, writers and poets. It is said that from anywhere in the village the view down below is simply breathtaking. Sudden thermal springs, picturesque picnic spots and the unruffled of the village is absolutely sure to take you to a different place.
Solang Valley which is only 8.5 km is a picturesque valley which lies between the gorgeous Solang village and Beas Kund, which offers view of mesmerizing glaciers and snow Crest Mountain and peaks.
Hidimbi Devi Temple which is lovingly called as Hadimba temple is a renowned Hindu Temple which is amidst the thick pine forest and which is dedicated to Hindu Goddess Hadimba. This temple is located just 1.2 km away from the serene village of Kothi. Other nearby tourist places located is Jogini Falls, Maa Sharvari temple, etc.
Kothi is beautifully anchored at the base of splendid Rohtang Pass on the highway named Lahaul Spiti Leh Highway. Earlier when people used to visit Rohtang Pass by climbing up on foot, then beautiful Kothi used to be the area for camping. The pristine surroundings and the quietness of the region can be best experienced by trekking about the place that was once the base camp.
This mesmerizing place has now got a beautiful rest house which is very well maintained by PWD. The guest house is based within an open surrounding and it also offers picturesque view of the glaciers and snow crest peaks. Apart from all these this rest house is as well home to a restaurant called Café Zeppelinn, which remains open throughout the day and which serves lip smacking momos, pastas, pizzas and sandwiches. It would be very precise to say that it is one of the most fascinating places here to enjoy scintillating nature which being on the lap of towering mountains. Other nearby hotels where one can enjoy their blissful stay here in Kothi is Wood Valley Cottage, Hotel the Conifer, Hotel Sitara International etc.
It is located just 15 to 20 km from the main bust stand of Manali and thus it is easily accessible by jeep and bus from the Manali stand. The nearest airport located in this region is Kullu Airport which is located at the distance of 32 km from Kothi.Best Time to Visit
Best Time to Visit
This mesmerizing place is blessed with a pleasant climate during the summer seasons where as the during the winter season the temperature falls below the freezing point. The afternoon becomes bit hot; the best time to visit this exotic town is between the months of May to October.
Though there is no dressing restrictions but carry some warm clothes as the temperature during the night and morning remains cool. Don’t forget to keep sturdy shoes as it might prove very handy as when trekking.
This amazing and pristine hill village is enjoyed by the Nature Lovers, Photo Fanatics, Family and Experience Seekers Entry Fees No entry fee is required Visit Timings It’s open all days of the week from 06:00 AM to 06:00 PM.