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About Manali

bout 40 Kms. away from Kullu to the north, Manali is situated near the end of the valley on the National Highway leading to Leh. The landscape here is breathtaking. One sees well-defined snow capped peaks, the Beas River with its clear water meanders through the town. On the other side are deodar and pine trees, tiny fields and fruit orchards. It is an excellent place for a holiday, a favorite resort for trekkers to Lahaul, Spiti, Kinnaur, Leh and Zanskar regions in Kashmir valley. It is known as SWITZERLAND OF INDIA. Manali is an important hill station of northern India and is the destination of thousands of tourists every year. Its cool atmosphere provides a perfect heaven for the ones afflicted by the hot Indian summers. Besides offering quite a few places for sightseeing, the city is also famous for adventure sports like skiing, hiking, mountaineering, paragliding, rafting, trekking, kayaking, and mountain biking. In short, Manali is the "Valley of the Gods" and an ideal place for the ones in search of both adventure and comfort. AIR: The nearest airfield is at Bhunter (Close to Kullu) located just 48 kms away from Manali. RAIL: The nearest railhead is at Kiratpur, 240 kms away. However, the railhead in Chandigarh is more convenient in terms of facilities available. Chandigarh is also well connected with major cities of India through railway network. ROAD: Access through National Highway 21, the hotel is 570 kms from Delhi, 425 kms from Dalhousie, 315 kms from Chandigarh and 275 kms from Shimla.

Van Vihar, Manali

Van Vihar, Manali

Adorned with sky touching deodar trees and laid by a dense carpet of vivid shades of green, the Van Vihar in Manali is a haven for nature lovers and avifauna enthusiasts. Also known as Van Vihar National Park, it is run and maintained by the municipal corporation of the city, and is located near the Mall Road making it easily accessible. This beautiful garden is a popular and frequently visited destination for children and adults alike. The favourite attraction of this park is a sparkling man-made lake that rests in the middle of the lush green landscape and brings the entire vicinity to life! Boating on the placid waters of the lake at Van Vihar and witnessing the mesmerising allure of the towering deodar trees will instil a beautiful sense of calm within you.

Solang Valley

When heading to Manali for a vacation, two absolutely essential destinations in the itinerary are Rohtang and Solang Valley. 14 kilometres to the north west of the main town of Manali, Solang Valley is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Himachal Pradesh. Situated on the way to Rohtang from Manali, every year the valley welcomes tourists in huge numbers. A favourite for adventure enthusiasts, parachuting to paragliding, horse riding to driving mini-open jeeps specially available for tourists of all age groups, Solang Valley has it all. During winters, Solang valley is covered with snowmaking skiing is a popular sport here, with training institutes and trainers located in the valley to supervise skiers and train beginners. As the snow melts, skiing is taken over by zorbing. Another popular attraction of Solang valley, taking advantage of the slopes of the valley, you are likely to spot a huge transparent ball with mostly two people inside it rolling down the slope during summers. Yes, Zorbing is as much fun as it looks like. One of the most vibrant and enjoyable places in Manali, there is no way one can possibly miss this amazing valley, while here.

Solang Valley
Rohtang Pass

Rohtang Pass

When planning a trip to Manali, a day off to the vista point of Rohtang Pass is the ultimate and almost essential attraction of the itinerary. Located at a distance of just 51 kilometres from the main town, Rohtang Pass can be reached only by road. The pass is located at a massive height of 3978 metres, the way up the hills is a treat to the eyes. As the vehicle climbs higher on the Manali- Keylong road, the beauty of the landscape around will leave you awestruck. A peculiar fact behind the name of the place is that it was named so because a number of people working in CBRE died whilst trying to cross this treacherous stretch. Owing to its splendid natural beauty, Rohtang Pass is a favourite among the community of film directors. Many blockbusters ranging from 'Jab We Met' to 'Yeh Jawani Hai Deewani' have been shot here. To just curl up on your seat in the car as it begins to chill with every increasing metre on the altitude scale and gaze outside at the mesmerizing beauty of nature is absolute bliss. Rohtang pass is an experience of nature in one of its rawest forms possible, amongst mountain peaks covered with snow, breathtaking view and magnificent and sprawling landscapes and views. The magnificence of the white landscape and sonorous silence is a mesmerising thing worth experiencing.

Hidimba Temple

Located amidst the snow-covered hills of Manali, the Hadimba Temple is a unique shrine dedicated to Hidimba Devi, who was the wife of Bhima and mother of Ghatothkach. Surrounded by gorgeous cedar forests, this beautiful shrine is built on a rock which is believed to be in the image of goddess Hidimba herself. The construction style of the Hidimba Devi temple is entirely different from that of any of the other temples, with its wooden doorways, walls, and cone-shaped roof. This temple is a fitting dedication to its presiding deity Hadimba. The magnificent Hidimba Devi Temple holds monumental importance to Hindu pilgrims as it is a part of the Hindu epic Mahabharata. Even apart from that, the Hadimba Temple is no less of wonder to nature lovers. Packed away into the laps of nature, this temple offers a quiet getaway to nature and peace lovers. Being quite a quaint story in itself, the Hidimba Temple is slowly but steadily attracting tourists from all over the country to its doors where history and heritage meet natural beauty.

Hidimba Temple
Hot water Spring

Hot water Spring

Watch steam rising from the boiling water of the "hot cave" at Hot Water Spring. Both Sikh and Hindu revere this holy site, and make pilgrimages to experience the water's reputed healing powers. Explore the Hindu shrines and temples in the area, and then mingle with locals, who boil rice without fire or electricity. You can walk 4 km (2.8 mi) or take an inexpensive cab for this worthwhile trip from Kasol. Plan to visit Hot Water Spring and other customer-reviewed,

Beas River,Manali

Go white water rafting on the rapids of Beas River in Manali. Enjoy the scenic views of forests and mountain peaks as you brave the rushing, clear waters on a rafting or canoeing ride. Boating is prohibited during monsoon season or if the weather is bad, but the river banks provide a picturesque place for hiking, taking a relaxing stroll, or having a picnic. With our online itinerary creator, Manali attractions like Beas River can be center stage of your vacation plans, and you can find out about other attractions like it, unlike it, near it, and miles away.

Beas River,Manali
Snow Scooter

Snow Scooter

The all round snow at Manali means that we can offer snow scooter rides to travellers. These powerful machines will carry you for about 2km through spectacular scenery and are excellent for adrenalin lovers but don't worry, you will always be riding with an experienced local driver. Snow scooters have become a very popular leisure vehicle when people want a small or long ride. After taking the ride of a snowboard, one can find himself in a magnificent nature filled with experiences and adventures. You may either drive snow scooter with an experienced snow scooter driver or drive yourself together with a guide. If skiing is the excitement and thrill then snow scooter is the riding experience with fun and joy. A hugely popular and the most exciting of all rides in the mountain terrains, snow scooter gives a panoramic view of the Sceneries around Manali. Snow Scooter is one of the most popular upcoming adventure sports of Manali.

Cable Car Ropeway

The link auto at Solang Valley is the main rope path in Kullu and Manali, which is getting increasingly famous nowadays. The greater part of the vacationers, the individuals who visit Solang Valley never miss to take a ride in the ropeway. The organization which works this is running a decent eatery at the most noteworthy purpose of the ropeway, where one can appreciate the sustenance in an excellent encompassing. This valley is situated at a separation of 12 KM from primary town before Kothi. The spot is well known for brave games like Bungee bounce, Paragliding, Zorbing, horse riding, trekking and skiing. Kothi offers the beautiful perspective of towering bluffs, iced slopes and undulating knolls. This spot is headed to Rohtang yet take left preoccupation at the town Palchan. The kinship valley which is simply behind Solang is utilized as preparing camps for mountaineers and trekkers also you can perform various other things in Manali. The national Winter Skiing title is likewise sorted out here. Solang valley is almost 2500 Mtrs above ocean level. We did paragliding here and was a joy. A little deal is accessible on the cost. It relies on upon from what stature one needs to have paragliding.

Cable Car Ropeway
Skiing

Skiing

Celebrated for its ski slants and most recent best in class ropeway. Manali is an excellent valley with captivating perspectives of snow-topped mountains, thick conifer woodland, lavish green knolls and a winding stream to go for skiing and is one of the best adventure sports in Manali. It is host to a range of enterprise exercises and one can enjoy sports like skiing, snowboarding and paragliding and can likewise encounter adventure sports in Manali like climbing, outdoors, navigating, snowmobiling, zorbing, mountain biking, quad riding, horse riding and some more. Taking a magnificent ride in the Ropeway to Mt. Phatru at a rise of 3200 mt. what's more, charming its amazing perspectives is definitely a once in an existence time experience. The valley is likewise honoured with a characteristic ice shivling which shapes in winter and stays till late summer at Anjani Mahadev.

Camping

Manali is without a doubt an enterprise capital of India acclaimed for different adventure activities in Manali like Rafting, Paragliding, trekking in the Himalayas, Zorbing, Camping, Birding and other experience sports. Manali vacationer season is the year all round issue with the visitor. Explorers come to appreciate the isolation of hippy towns around the Manali town, globe-trotters want trekking in the Himalayas, rafting, paragliding, skiing and honeymooners and families swarm the Manali town for mountain perspectives and cool air. Manali town serves as the base camp for experience and motorbike addicts for their long requesting voyages to the extreme Trans Himalayan territory of Lahaul and Spiti and Leh Ladakh. Manali likewise serves as the organizing point for trekking in Manali to different treks Chanderkhani Pass, Hampta Pass, Beas Kund Trek, Sar Pass Trek, beautiful Bhrigu Lake trek and various different treks in Lahaul and Spiti.

Camping
Rafting

Rafting

With all real experience exercises banned by the green tribunal, the enterprise tourism of Manali, the centre of experience games, is relying upon waterway rafting, the movement that has not been banned and is being led in Kullu. Stream rafting is composed in the Beas around 30km downstream from Manali and is out of the domain of NGT boycott. "Water was excessively frosty. However, we encountered rafting and appreciated it a ton," said Manav Gupta, a traveller from Delhi. It is a standout amongst the most well-known adventure sports in Manali. "We couldn't do skiing and paragliding. The main accessible experience action was waterway rafting." River rafting is accessible for single persons or gathering of six persons. One can appreciate it on 7km or 14km long extend and the cost is beginning from Rs 500 for each individual. Numerous vacationers who have no clue that experience exercises are not accessible in Manali are being baffled. Opt any packages of rafting in Manali and head on to one of the amazing adventure of your lifetime.

Paragliding

Indulge in one of the highest and longest paragliding experiences in the Himalayas. You can enjoy a 30-minute flight across the Himalayan valleys. Our experienced and certified pilots will ensure that your paragliding experience safe and secure all along. Our take-off point is at Dobhi, situated on NH21 between Kullu and Manali. This experience offers you the bird's eye view of the magnificent Himalayas and the lush green valleys of Manali. Highlights Experienced and certified instructors Up to 30-minute flight World class equipment What To Expect Pick up from Dobhi near the bridge, go to the top of the station to fly. After reaching the take-off point, get ready for paragliding and then fly. You will remain in the air about 30 minutes, it's a long and super exciting experience. Experience ends once we land

Paragliding

Car

The broad gauge railway stations nearest to Manali are in Chandigarh (310 km) and Ambala (300 km). The nearest airport is in Bhuntar, which is also 50 km away. Buses and taxis are easily available from these places and other parts of North India to Manali. Manali can also be reached from Leh by the Leh-Manali route, though it is open for only 4 or 5 months in a year during summers when the snow is removed by the Border Road Organization of India. Still, this road is very picturesque and is one of the most beautiful ways to reach Manali.


Bus

There are frequent bus services from Delhi to Manali which is at a distance of 570 km. There are also bus services from Shimla, Dharamshala, Leh and Chandigarh. Alternatively, you can hire a taxi to travel to Manali. However, make sure the driver has experience driving in hilly regions.


Train

The nearest railway station is Ambala Cantt or Chandigarh. It is well-served by rail but you will need to travel to Ambala to get a bus for Manali.


Flight

The nearest airport is Bhuntar, located at a distance of 50km from Manali and 10km from Kullu. Air India operates a flight from Delhi to Kullu, however, services are irregular and prices very high. You can hire a taxi to go to Manali from the airport or you can go to Kullu and take a bus which operates frequently on this route.


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