Mandi District has more than 81 old stone temples, having different types of stone carvings. The nearby villages, such as the Kotli, Bhiuli, Khaliar and Manyana, are known for ancient Hindu temples and lakes.
One of the major attractions of the district is the Shikari Peak which is famous for the Shikari Devi temple and the Shikari Devi Sanctuary. The prominent Buddhist monasteries in the district are the Drikung Kagyu Gompa, Rewalsar Monastery, Tashijong Gompa, Bir Monastery and Tso-Pema Ogyen Heru-kai Nyingmapa Gompa. Rewalsar Lake, Kamru Nag Lake, Kumarwah Lake, Kunt Bhayog Lake, Pandoh Lake, Prashar Lake and Sukhsar Lake are also visited in Mandi. The Kalasar Lake and the Sukhsar Lake are situated at 1755 m and 1760 m above sea level respectively.
An important tourist attraction of Mandi is the Tarna Hill, which is popular for the Tarna Devi temple, Triloknath temple and Rani Amrit Kaur Park. Some of the picnic spots located near Mandi are the Kamlah Fort, Panjain Thach, Jhatingri, Rohanda, Tattapani, Naldehra, Mashobra, Barot and Balh Valley. The Gadda Gusaini, Sunken Garden, Sunder Nagar, Joginder Nagar and Janjehli are also situated close to the main town.
The important valleys like the Chauntra Valley and Pangna-Karsog Valley are known for several ancient temples and Buddhist monasteries. Some of the major temples and pilgrimage sites in the district are the Magru Mahadev, Mamleshwar Mahadev, Kamaksha Devi, Balak Rupi, Naina Devi and Padamasambhava Cave.