Mandi is a district of Himachal Pradesh and here you can read complete information about Mandi district. Mandi District is one of the central districts of Himachal Pradesh. Mandi is located at 31°72’N latitude and 76°92’E longitude. The mandi has an altitude of 2,490 feet above sea level. And it is situated on the banks of the Beas river.

About Mandi District

The Highways connect Mandi to Manali, Chandigarh, and Pathankot. The old name of Mandi was Mandav Nagar. And now it is also known as Choti Kashi(Varanasi of Hills). Mandi has divided into 12 subdivisions 17 tehsils and 15 Sub Tehsils. The Headquarters of the Mandi Districts is Mandi Town. If you want to read the history of Mandi Himachal Pradesh then you can read on this website. The subdivisions of the mandi district are Sunder Nager, Mandi Sadar, Sarkaghat, Balh, Gohar Dharmapur, Joginder Nagar, Thunag, Balichoki, Kotli, Padhar, and Karsog.


Area: 3,950 km2
Population: 999,777
Language: Mandeali, Suketi, Sarghati, Baldi, Hindi, English.
Tehsils: Mandi Sadar, Sandhol, Bhadrota, Lad Bharol, Kotli, Aut, Dharmpur, Nihri, Bali Chowki, Jogindarnagar, Sundarnagar, Karsog, Sarkaghat, Chachyot, Thunag, Padhar, Baldwara.
Sub-Tehsils: Pangna, Kataula,Tikken, Chhatri, Rewalsar, Dehar, Tihra, Bhadrota, Makriri, Mandap, Bagachanaugi, Dhalwan, Bagshad, Thachi, Ashla.
Subdivisions: Mandi Sadar, Sunder Nager, Sarkaghat, Balh, Gohar Dharmapur, Joginder Nagar, Thunag, Balichoki, Kotli, Padhar, and Karsog.

Travel Destinations:
Rewalsar Lake, Tarna Devi Hills, Panchvaktar Temple, Triloknath Temple, Bhimakali Temple, Historical Ghantaghar, Victoria Bridge, Madhav Rai Mandir, Baba Bhootnath Mandir, Ardhanareshwar Temple, Gurudwara, Prashar Lake, Barot, Joginder Nagar, Kamlah Fort, Shikari Devi, Kamrunag Temple, Prashar Lake, Barot Valley, Karsog Valley, Janjehli, etc are the travel destinations of Mandi District.

Fairs and Festivals:
The Famous fair of the mandi district is Shivaratri Fair. This is an international fair that is held for 7 days in Mandi Town. A Large number of gods and goddesses are invited. More than 200 deities assemble together during the Shivaratri Fair.

Weather and Climate:
Winters (October to March): 3°C
Summers (April to September): 32°C
Best time to Visit: March to May and then from October to November

Lakes of Mandi district:
The Famous lakes of the mandi district are Kamrunag Lake, Rewalsar Lake, Parashar Lake, Macchial Lake, Dehnasar Lake, Kunt bhyog Lake, Suka Sar lake, Sunder Nagar Lake, and Pandoh Lake.

How to Reach
By Air: The Nearest way to reach in mandi district by air is Bhuntar Airport in Kullu District (flight from Delhi via Chandigarh). The distance between Bhuntar Airport to Mandi is 60.7 km via NH3.

By Rail: Mandi does not have its own railway station. The Nearest Railway station for the mandi district is Joginder Nager Railway station. The distance between Joginder Nager to Mandi District is 71.9 km via NH154.

By Road: Mandi District in Himachal Pradesh is connected by road. Mandi district is connected to New Delhi, Chandigarh, and Shimla by bus. There are so many Tourist Buses, HRTC buses, and Cabs available if you are going to mandi by road.


Barot Valley

Barot Valley

Barot is a mesmerizingly beautiful village located in the serene valleys of Mandi District in the north Indi...

Prashar Lake Trek

Prashar Lake

One of the most offbeat places in Himachal Pradesh, Prashar Lake is a crystal clear water body situated about 50 km north of Mandi, with ...

Bhima Kali Temple

Bhima Kali Temple

Bhima Kali Temple is one of the famous temples of the Mandi dedicated to Goddess Bhima Kali. Situated on the banks of River Beas, this temple also showcases different statues and idols of Gods and

Kamru Nag Lake, Mandi

Kamru Nag Lake

A famous trekking path all around and situated at the height of 3334 m, Kamru Nag Lake lies on the Mandi-Karsog road and serves as a resting place for trekkers. Bounded by snow-covered Dhauladhar a...

Pandoh Dam, Kullu

Pandoh Dam

Pandoh Dam is an embankment Dam that lies in the Mandi district of Himachal Pradesh. Constructed on the Beas River, the primary purpose of

Shikari Devi Temple

Shikhari Devi Temple

The Shikhari Devi temple is positioned in the middle of snow-capped mountains and dense pine trees at an elevation of 2850 m above sea level. As per the legends, the temple is believed to be in exist...

Sunder Nagar

Sunder Nagar

Sunder Nagar was formerly a Princely state known as Suket. The fascinating beauty of this small town is embraced by the man-made lake produced by the waters of the Beas-Sutlej Project. This project is...


Bhootnath Temple

The Bhootnath Temple is an ancient temple and one of the most famous temples in Himachal Pradesh. The controlling deity is the Great Lord Shiva w...

Tattapani Hot Water


Tattapani village is located in Mandi district at a distance of 45 km from Shimla and 29 km from Naldehra. It is situated on the right bank of river Sutlej at an altitude of 2,230 ft. above the sea le...