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Raison – The Adventurer's Hive


Raison, nestled at an altitude of 1433 km above sea level, is situated at a distance of about 16 km from Kullu. Made up of a few small villages, situated on the banks of the river Beas, Raison is well known for its camping sites and white-water river rafting. Numerous apple orchards and fruit gardens of plums and apricots add to the natural beauty of the place.

By the end of the winter season, in the month of March, the whole region becomes colourful with blooming flowers. A major attraction of the place is the Rajendra Prasad National Ophthalmology Centre, where a summer camp is organised every year. In the camp, different types of eye diseases are treated.

Tourist Places In And Around Raison

The Raghunath Temple, located in Raison, is a famous religious site among Hindus. Dedicated to the Hindu deity Ram, the temple attracts a large number of tourists as well as pilgrims all through the year. Another famous temple at Raison that should be visited is the Jagannathi Devi Temple. Located in a village called Bekhi, at a short distance of 3 km from Kullu, this temple was built with exquisite architectural skill.

How To Reach Raison

Kullu, Manali, Gushaini, Naggar, Bhuntar, Manikaran, and Palampur are some of the noted tourist destinations located nearby. Raison is accessible by air, rail and road. Though there is no railhead or airbase in Raison, one can travel till the nearest railway station or airport and from there till Raison. The nearest airbase to Raison is the Kullu Airport. Travellers can easily avail taxis or hire cars from outside the airport. By road, Raison can be reached via Kullu, a nearby town located at a distance of 21 km.

Raison Weather

Travellers can avail both private and state-owned buses to the destination. The weather of Raison remains moderate throughout the year. During summers, the temperature of the place ranges between 25°C and 35°C. Raison experiences moderate rainfall during monsoons, therefore, travellers can plan their trips during this season as well.

During winters, the temperature of the place ranges between 25°C and 0°C. Travellers are advised against visiting this place during peak winters, as the climate of the place turns harsh.

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How to Reach Raison

  • By Road
    Raison can be reached by road via Kullu, the nearest city from Raison located at a distance of 21 km. The city of Kullu can be reached via Shimla, Chandigarh and Amritsar from the rest of the country. Travellers can avail both private and state transport buses to Raison from Kullu.
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  • By Train
    The Chandigarh railway station is the nearest railhead to Raison. This railway station is connected to the major cities of India such as Chennai, New Delhi, and Amritsar. Travellers can easily avail buses or hire taxis from outside the railway station to reach Raison.
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  • By Air
    The Bhuntar Airport is the nearest air base to Raison which is situated at a distance of 21 km. This airport is well connected with major cities of the country. Travellers can hire taxis or take buses from here in order to reach the city centre
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