A place in India, Mandi is an interesting place to visit, given its unique culture, history and character. When planning a trip to Mandi, make sure you visit its near-by prime city of Kullu. So, ideally any vacation planner would recommend you to visit Kullu for its bountiful attractions like Hot Springs At Manikaran, Tirthan Valley, Great Himalayan National Park on your trip to Mandi. Also, to reach Mandi, you'll have to take a flight to Kullu; so its not really a detour. And even if it is, the city is worth paying at least a quick visit. Most online packages to this city are of 1-2 days.
Don't just take a trip, let the trip take you! Have a enjoyable time at Mandi.