Manali is a major tourist’s town located in Himachal Pradesh. It is a popular honeymoon destination and it is an ideal site for adventure lovers. This small town lies in Kullu District. Manali is situated at a height of 1950 metres above the sea level. It is one of the renowned hill resort destination, where the tourists can find some excellent hotels to stay.
Area: 5.12 sq. km.
Population: 6265 (2001)
Altitude: 1950 metres
Languages: Hindi, English, Panjabi, Himachali
Best Season to Visit : May to October
Climate : The climate of Manali almost remains pleasant throughout the year. In the winters (in the month of December to February), the place remain drenched with snowfall. While the temperature remains pleasant for touring in Manali in the summers.
Location : Kullu is 40 Kms from Manali. It is situated at an elevation of 2625 metres above the sea level.
Places to Stay : The tourists can find a lot of luxury hotels in Manali. These hotel ensures high class accommodation to the tourist in Manali
Sightseeing at Manali -
Hadimba Temple : The Hadimba Temple is a four-story wooden temple. It is situated in the middle of the forest popularly called as Dhungiri Van Vihar.
Temple Of Manu : Manu is a fascinating temple where it was believed that sage Manu came in this area for meditation. You have to walk through the slippery stones to reach to this fascinating temple.
Arjun Gufa : Arjuna Gufa is a cave which is located in the village of Prini, 5 Kms from Manali. It is a major tourist attraction centre, since time immortal.
Rohtang Pass :The Rohtang Pass is 51 km from Manali. It is located at an altitude of 4112 metres. It offers the best panoramic view of the mountain peaks and rising sun view.
By Air : The nearest airport to Manali is Bhuntar. It is 52 Km to the south of Manali.
By Rail : The closest narrow gauge railway station is at Jogindernagar, which is 135 km from Manali.
By Road : Manali is connected to well maintained roadways that connect the city to other major cities of India. It connects Chandigarh (310 Km), Ambala (355 Km) and Delhi (585 km) through excellent roadways.
Shopping In Manali -
The Tibetan market, spread around the back of the Hotel Ibex, has many stalls that sell shawls. Manalis main street, the Mall is a noisy scene of constant activities fronted by the bus station, several shopping markets, and a line of hotels, restaurants and travel agents. Gompas or Buddhist Monasteries are seen at the southern edge of the town.
Himachal the Abode of Dalai Lama : (14 Nights / 15 Days)
Delhi / Amritsar / Dharamsala / Pragpur / Manali / Shimla / Nalagarh / Chandigarh / Delhi
Mountain Bike Tour Manali to Leh : (15 Nights - 16 Days)
Delhi - Manali - Marrhi - Gondla - Jispa - Zing Zing Bar - Sarchu - Takh - Pang - Rumtse - Upshi - Leh
Khardungla Pass Biking Tour : (14 Nights - 15 Days)
Delhi - Manali - Marrhi Nallah - Rohtang - Koksar - Sissu - Gondla - Tandi - Keylong - Gemur - Jispa - Darcha - Patseo - Baralacha La - Bharatpur - Sarchu - Brandy Nallah - Gata Loops - Naki la - Lachungla - Pang - More Plains - Tanglangla - Rumtse - Gya - Upshi - Karu - Leh - Delhi