Hot water spring is the most attractive place in this region and the hot water from this spring is even provided for taking bath. On the way to Rohtang Pass on the banks of river Beas is the place called Vashisht. This place is known for a temple which is dedicated to Vashisht Muni. It is built in a shape of Pyramid and the uniqueness of this temple is that it is built out of a single stone.
Vashist is located at a distance of about 6 km away from the beautiful town of Manali in the Kullu district of the Indian state of Himachal Pradesh. This place promises to provide the visitors a wonderful view of the beautiful Beas River. The Vashist Hot Water Spring is one of the famous attractions of this region.
The hot water springs that are amply found in this region have made this small village famous to people from all over the world. The hot water springs that come out of the granitic deposits cover a huge part of the Himalayas in this area. The temperature in these hot water springs vary between 110 degree Fahrenheit and 123 degree Fahrenheit.
The Vashist village lies at the foot of a laterite accumulated rocky hill on the left bank of the river Beas. The hill is covered with a large number of pine and deodar trees. The ponds or the water kunds, as they are popularly called, can be found just at the center of the village. The region around these hot water springs of Vashist provides a majestic vies of the enchanting greenery all around.
A large number of people visit these hot springs near Manali every day in order to take a dip. There is also one tank specially reserved for women of this locality. These hot water springs are also a major source of water for many tourist spots in and around Manali. The place has two separate baths for men and women and also includes some stylish showers with direct supplies of hot water.