Hot Water Springs in Himachal Pradesh are located in two majestic rivers, the Beas and the Sutlej, which flow through the state of Himachal Pradesh. This place is not only scenic but the mineral water of the springs is also considered curative. Being one of the major tourist attractions of the state, people from far and wide come here to see the incomparable charm of the mountains and the holy atmosphere. Five world-famous hot water springs of Himachal where you can take a bath in any season and cure all kinds of skin diseases:

1. Tattapani (District Shimla)

Tattapani is a common tourist attraction located at a distance of 25 km from Naldehra in Himachal Pradesh and hot water springs in Himachal Pradesh. Situated at an altitude of 655 meters above sea level, Tattapani is famous for its hot sulfur springs and attracts many tourists throughout the year.

“Tatta-Pani” meaning sorrow, are various hot sulfur springs situated on the banks of the Sutlej stream. Covering an area of 1 square metric linear unit, these sulfur springs are units of salutary value. The sulfurous water of the spring is said to have curative powers that provide relief from ailments such as joint pain, fatigue, and skin diseases. People from all over the country come to Tattapani to read the sulfurous water of the spring. This outflow is pure and the temperature of the water varies depending on the water level of the stream. Tattapani also has several temples, which hold religious significance for Hindus. People can also enjoy rafting and trout fishing at Tattapani on the Satluj stream.

2. Manikaran

Manikarna is found in a natural depression on the Hindu deity’s stream to the northeast of Bhuntar within the Kullu district of Himachal Pradesh. It is at an altitude of 1760 meters. The community attracts tourists visiting Manali and Kullu for its hot springs and pilgrimage centers. Manikaran is a pilgrimage center for Hindus and Sikhs. Hindus believe that after the flood Manu recreated human life in Manikaran, making it a holy place. There is a temple and a gurudwara here. The area is famous for its hot springs and beautiful landscape.


Hot Spring, Khirganga
Hot Spring, Khirganga

3. Khirganga

Kheerganga, where Lord Shiva did penance for 3000 years. Kheerganga is situated in the Parvati valley at a distance of 22 km from Manikaran. And is covered with snow in winter. To reach here you have to cross a long trek through the Himalayas. After the climb, you can take a hot water bath to remove your fatigue. It is one of the most picturesque hot springs where you can enjoy the natural beauty all around. This water is believed to have wonderful medicinal properties and has special significance for Hindu and Sikh visitors. There is also a facility to stay and eat. It is customary to visit the temple early in the morning before going to Kund, an inaccessible waterfall in Himachal Pradesh.

4. Hot Springs at Vashisht ( District Kullu )

Vashishtha is about 6 km from Manali town in the Kullu district. The hot spring is situated on the Beas River near Manali. There is a huge temple dedicated to the ancient Indian sage Vashishtha who was the mentor of Lord Rama and Lakshmana. The hot spring of Vashishtha is believed to cure many skin diseases. Many people visit Vashishtha daily to take a dip in these hot springs. And there is a separate water tank which is reserved only for ladies.

Hot Springs at Vashisht,Kullu
Vashisht Hot Springs, Kullu

5. Hot Springs at Kasol (District Kullu)

The water temperature here is much lower than in Manikaran. Kasol has become a very popular tourist destination, especially among Israeli tourists. The hot water here comes out from one place and the temperature of the water is much lower than the other hot water springs of Himachal. Still, many people come here, there is a lot of peace here and people enjoy it.

Hot Water Springs, Kasol
Hot Water Springs, Kasol

6. Jeyori

Jeyori Hot Springs is situated on the picturesque road to Spiti Valley, commonly known as the Hindustan Tibet Road. Held in the month of July, the journey to the famous Manimahesh shrine of Shrikhand Mahadev Peak begins with a dip in the hot spring water of Jori. Pilgrims take a dip in the hot springs of Jyori and then start their journey toward the abode of Lord Shiva.


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