Kullu, June 4
The pristine Lug Valley area of the district will soon be developed as a center of tourist attraction. The Forestry Department prepared a Detailed Project Report (DPR) and submitted it to the government to develop the designated sites from a tourism perspective.
Dense forest, hiking routes
- The Lug valley has dense forests, ancient hiking routes and beautiful places. It also has a Forest Department rest house in Kaisdhar
- The state government is working to promote tourism in the valley through the forestry and tourism departments
The state government had included the Lug valley of Kullu district under the ‘Nai Rahein, Nai Manzilein’ scheme in December last year to develop unspoiled tourist destinations.
As part of the initiative to promote the Lug Valley
as a tourist spot, the Forest Department rest house at Kaisdhar, the roads around Kadaun, Rest
A cabin in Badasaur and a rain shelter in Naudhar will be developed. The repair of bridges, Mathasaur paths and various other works will also be carried out. Security walls will be erected around various temples. Badasaur, Naudhar, Lake Mathasaur, Alwar Nala Waterfall and various other spots will be beautified.
The Lug Valley has dense forests, ancient hiking routes and scenic spots. The state government works to promote tourism in the valley through the forestry and tourism departments.
The Service du Tourisme is preparing a roadmap for paragliding and other adventure sports in the valley. Efforts are being made to put the valley on the tourist map by creating basic facilities for tourists. Residents are encouraged to opt into the homestay program.
Kullu Divisional Forestry Officer (DFO), Angel Chauhan, said a DPR to develop various sites in the Lug Valley from a tourism perspective has been sent to the government. Various tourist spots in the valley will be developed at a cost of Rs 3.41 crore. Development work on tourist sites in the valley will be launched after government approval and provision of a budget.