One of the most renowned Sikh pilgrimage sites near Manali, Manikaran Gurudwara, is a sacred shrine of Sikhs located right along the banks of the Parvati river. It is believed that the location of Manikaran Gurudwara Sahib is the exact meditative spot of Guru Nanak Dev Ji. The divinity of the Gurudwara is so much that pilgrims believe there is no need to visit the other religious centers of India post visiting this place. Not just an honored place for the Sikhs, Manikaran holds much significance even for the Hindus. In the vicinity of the famed Gurudwara erupts three hot water springs, which are primarily used as sacred bathing ghats. One is located under the Gurudwara and the other two are just adjacent to it.
Legends have it that these hot water springs erupted due to the effort of Sheshnag when Lord Shiva was trying to relocate the lost jewel of Goddess Parvati. In an attempt to avoid Lord Shiva's wrath, Sheshnag threw precious stones from Earth, which culminated in the eruption of these hot water springs. Owing to such mythological beliefs, Manikaran Gurudwara is among the top tourist attractions in Manali. In addition, there are numerous other tourist attractions near Manikaran Sahib, which you can explore during the Kullu Manali tour packages. We offer a wide range of well-curated Kullu Manali customizable packages, and you can book a tour with us!