Manali,IN
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Why Travel Manali ?

About 541 kms from Delhi, it is a hill station nestled in the mountains of Himachal near the northern end of the Kullu Valley, at an altitude of 2,050 m in the Beas River Valley. T It has become a tourist attraction in recent years and is a gateway to the Rohtang pass. It is a hub for adventure sports like skiing, paragliding etc. the 19th century, British introduced apple trees and trout, which were unique to Manali flora and fauna. Even today, the apple cultivation is a major source of income for the majority of its natives. In terms of adventure, Manali has a lot to offer which include skiing, mountaineering, trekking, rock-climbing and river rafting.

Other popular cities: Some of the other popular cities for tourism in Himachal are Dharamsala, Delhousie, Kasauli,


Connectivity

By Train : The nearest railway station to Manali is Joginder Nagar. It is around 50 kilometers away from Manali. Other close rail heads are located at Chandigarh (310 kilometers) and Ambala (300 kilometers).

By Air : Bhuntar is the nearest airport to Manali. It is around 50 kilometers away from Manali. From here onwards, you’ll have to take a taxi to reach Manali.

By Road : Manali is well-connected to Delhi via regular services. State government and private deluxe buses are available between Delhi to Manali.


Manali is a hill station glittering with amazing restaurants, cafes and bars, that an take care of any need, desires or cravings that its visitors may have. You can find Italian, Chinese, Korean, Continental, Indian, Japanese, Thai, Vietnamese cuisines here along with the popular Tibetan Momos
The cafes with a parallel culture of their own, cater to younger crowds. These cafes serve pizzas, momos, banana pancakes and apple pies throughout the day and you can also try Yak's cheese here. Along with these do relish the street food there with Samosas, Aloo tikki, Bread Pakoras, Paav Bhaji, Gulab Jamun and more filling the streets with colors and fragrances.

An Ideal Itinerary

Day 1 - Reach Manali by morning. Have breakfast and relax for a while. After freshening up, you can start your tour with the Hadimba Temple. After this, you can head out to the Mall road for some grub and a little bit of shopping. The main market is bustling with activity and you will find a number of items from woollen clothes, shawls, local handicrafts and everything you need.
Day 2 - You should head off to Rohtang Pass. It remains open from April to November. It is a two-hour road journey from Manali and you need to set off early in the morning around 4:00 in order to avoid the traffic. The entry passes are available in Manali and you need to get it a day in advance. While returning, you should stop over at Solang Valley.
Day 3 - You can also go to Vashisht hot springs. Soak yourself in the hot water springs in the winters and it feels magical. After this, you can head to Old Manali for shopping and a scrumptious lunch.
Day 4 -While returning, stopover at Bhuntar and you can go for rafting in the season. Otherwise, you can also explore Kullu's market and temples. There are a number of things you can do, depending on your mood and the season.


Few Places of Interest :

Hidimba Temple
Goddess Hidimba is the wife of Bhim. The most famous Hidimbi Devi temple is in Manali. The temple houses chariots, a small statue and footprints. Hidimba is one of the most powerful and spiritualist deities in Kullu valley. The temple is said to be over 500 years old.

Manu Temple
This is a very old temple in Manali. The temple is dedicated to the Indian Saint Manu who is said to be the creator of the world. This temple is the only Manu temple in the world and people from all over the world come here to visit the temple.

Tibetan Monastery
It is one of the major tourist spots in Manali and is famous for weaving different and colourfull carpets. Residents and immigrants of Tibet produce handmade handicrafts to attract the various tourists. Tibetan Monastery is one of the oldest and famous place in Manali.

Rohtang Pass
It is a high mountain pass on the eastern Pir Panjal Range of the Himalayas around 51 km from Manali. It connects the Kullu Valley with the Lahaul & Spiti Valleys of Himachal. Manali – Leh Highway, a part of NH 21, transverses the Rohtang Pass. The pass is open from May to November. It is not particularly high or difficult to cross on foot by Himalayan standards, but it has a well-deserved reputation for being dangerous because of unpredictable snowstorms and blizzards.

River Rafting
River Beas along with its tributaries promises to offer an exciting river rafting experience in Manali to every adventure enthusiast. The Beas River in Manali also offers other water sports to enjoy like canoeing and kayaking. White water rafting in Manali generally starts from Pirdi or Mohal and goes on till Jhiri. Short Rafting: covers 7 kms & Long Rafting: covers 14 kms

The best time to visit Manali for river rafting is from the end of April to June and mid-September to mid-October. However, the time depends on the water condition at the Beas River. So, it is best to confirm with the details before planning your tour. Extreme winters and monsoon season should best be avoided.

 

Zorbing
Zorbing is another recreational activity in Manali which has emerged as a great hill sport in Manali. Peoples from all over the country visit Manali to partake in Zorbing. Solang Valley, located at a distance of 14 km from Manali is famous to enjoy zorbing. There are some Professional instructors who ensure your safety in any situation during this activity.

With this exciting sport, you get to roll down the Solang Valley in a huge transparent ball and enjoy great views of the valley from every possible angle. You really can’t afford to miss indulging in this one-of-its-kind adventure sport. Rolling down the mild grass slopes while in a huge inflated transparent ball is going to an amazing experience. This adventure sport does not require any prior training.

 

 

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General Information about Manali

About 541 kms from Delhi, it is a hill station nestled in the mountains of Himachal near the northern end of the Kullu Valley, at an altitude of 2,050 m in the Beas River Valley. T It has become a tourist attraction in recent years and is a gateway to the Rohtang pass. It is a hub for adventure sports like skiing, paragliding etc. the 19th century, British introduced apple trees and trout, which were unique to Manali flora and fauna. Even today, the apple cultivation is a major source of income for the majority of its natives. In terms of adventure, Manali has a lot to offer which include skiing, mountaineering, trekking, rock-climbing and river rafting.

Other popular cities: Some of the other popular cities for tourism in Himachal are Dharamsala, Delhousie, Kasauli,


Connectivity

By Train : The nearest railway station to Manali is Joginder Nagar. It is around 50 kilometers away from Manali. Other close rail heads are located at Chandigarh (310 kilometers) and Ambala (300 kilometers).

By Air : Bhuntar is the nearest airport to Manali. It is around 50 kilometers away from Manali. From here onwards, you’ll have to take a taxi to reach Manali.

By Road : Manali is well-connected to Delhi via regular services. State government and private deluxe buses are available between Delhi to Manali.


Manali is a hill station glittering with amazing restaurants, cafes and bars, that an take care of any need, desires or cravings that its visitors may have. You can find Italian, Chinese, Korean, Continental, Indian, Japanese, Thai, Vietnamese cuisines here along with the popular Tibetan Momos
The cafes with a parallel culture of their own, cater to younger crowds. These cafes serve pizzas, momos, banana pancakes and apple pies throughout the day and you can also try Yak's cheese here. Along with these do relish the street food there with Samosas, Aloo tikki, Bread Pakoras, Paav Bhaji, Gulab Jamun and more filling the streets with colors and fragrances.

An Ideal Itinerary

Day 1 - Reach Manali by morning. Have breakfast and relax for a while. After freshening up, you can start your tour with the Hadimba Temple. After this, you can head out to the Mall road for some grub and a little bit of shopping. The main market is bustling with activity and you will find a number of items from woollen clothes, shawls, local handicrafts and everything you need.
Day 2 - You should head off to Rohtang Pass. It remains open from April to November. It is a two-hour road journey from Manali and you need to set off early in the morning around 4:00 in order to avoid the traffic. The entry passes are available in Manali and you need to get it a day in advance. While returning, you should stop over at Solang Valley.
Day 3 - You can also go to Vashisht hot springs. Soak yourself in the hot water springs in the winters and it feels magical. After this, you can head to Old Manali for shopping and a scrumptious lunch.
Day 4 -While returning, stopover at Bhuntar and you can go for rafting in the season. Otherwise, you can also explore Kullu's market and temples. There are a number of things you can do, depending on your mood and the season.


Few Places of Interest :

Hidimba Temple
Goddess Hidimba is the wife of Bhim. The most famous Hidimbi Devi temple is in Manali. The temple houses chariots, a small statue and footprints. Hidimba is one of the most powerful and spiritualist deities in Kullu valley. The temple is said to be over 500 years old.

Manu Temple
This is a very old temple in Manali. The temple is dedicated to the Indian Saint Manu who is said to be the creator of the world. This temple is the only Manu temple in the world and people from all over the world come here to visit the temple.

Tibetan Monastery
It is one of the major tourist spots in Manali and is famous for weaving different and colourfull carpets. Residents and immigrants of Tibet produce handmade handicrafts to attract the various tourists. Tibetan Monastery is one of the oldest and famous place in Manali.

Rohtang Pass
It is a high mountain pass on the eastern Pir Panjal Range of the Himalayas around 51 km from Manali. It connects the Kullu Valley with the Lahaul & Spiti Valleys of Himachal. Manali – Leh Highway, a part of NH 21, transverses the Rohtang Pass. The pass is open from May to November. It is not particularly high or difficult to cross on foot by Himalayan standards, but it has a well-deserved reputation for being dangerous because of unpredictable snowstorms and blizzards.

River Rafting
River Beas along with its tributaries promises to offer an exciting river rafting experience in Manali to every adventure enthusiast. The Beas River in Manali also offers other water sports to enjoy like canoeing and kayaking. White water rafting in Manali generally starts from Pirdi or Mohal and goes on till Jhiri. Short Rafting: covers 7 kms & Long Rafting: covers 14 kms

The best time to visit Manali for river rafting is from the end of April to June and mid-September to mid-October. However, the time depends on the water condition at the Beas River. So, it is best to confirm with the details before planning your tour. Extreme winters and monsoon season should best be avoided.

 

Zorbing
Zorbing is another recreational activity in Manali which has emerged as a great hill sport in Manali. Peoples from all over the country visit Manali to partake in Zorbing. Solang Valley, located at a distance of 14 km from Manali is famous to enjoy zorbing. There are some Professional instructors who ensure your safety in any situation during this activity.

With this exciting sport, you get to roll down the Solang Valley in a huge transparent ball and enjoy great views of the valley from every possible angle. You really can’t afford to miss indulging in this one-of-its-kind adventure sport. Rolling down the mild grass slopes while in a huge inflated transparent ball is going to an amazing experience. This adventure sport does not require any prior training.

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