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

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Kamru Nag Lake, Mandi

Kamrunag Lake

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Prashar Lake

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Shikari Devi Temple

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