Bhuntar is small city in the district of Kullu in Himachal Pradesh. It is located at a distance of 34.3 km from Manikaran and 39.6 km from Manali, two of the tourist hotspots in the state. Bhuntar with its own airport is well connected to Delhi which is 490.2 km. The Kullu district is known for its scenic beauty and the presence of beautiful temples and natural habitats. According to the 2001 census it has a population of 5260 residents.
Places to Stay
Bhuntar Junction offers a number of good budget hotel options to choose from. Some of them are Hotel Amit (Tariff – Rs. 900) and Sangam Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 750).
The official language of Bhuntar is Hindi. The other language spoken here is Punjabi.
The annual festivals like Lohri in mid-January, Holi in March, and Baisakhi in the month of April, are celebrated with great fervour here.
Places of Interest
Hidimbi Devi Mandir in Manali (39.6 km) is one of the famous tourist attractions from Bhuntar. Kullu (6.4 km) is a nearby tourist destination and offers various sightseeing options.
How to Get There
The nearest airport to Bhuntar is the Bhuntar Airport, at a distance of 12.3 km.
Situated at a distance of 36.1 km from Joginder Nagar Railway Station, the rail route to Bhuntar is well connected.
There are bus services from Bhuntar which is functional on a daily basis. The route is for nearby cities like Kullu (6.4 km), Mandi (27.5 km), Jogindarnagar (37.6 km), Manali (40.7 km), and Sundarnagar (46.7 km). Book your tickets online by comparing the bus ticket prices from several bus booking portals.