Manali is One of the most
famous hill station in India, Manali is situated at height
of 6400 ft above sea level in Kullu District of Himachal
Pradesh India. Manali is located Beas river valley as
Kashmir is situated in Jhelum river Valley. Manali has all
that a tourist needs in hill station , Manali has river ,
Manali has tall mountains , Manali has snow ( approx 8 -9
Months in year at Rohtang Pass), Manali has sulpher springs,
ancient temples, mall road, apple gardens etc. Manali also
has option for adventure sports like para gliding, zorbing
white water rafting , mounataineering,trekking,kayaking etc.
all adventure activities accept rafting & kayaking are done
at Solang Valley , Rafting & kayaking are done near Kullu in
Beas river. Manali is very popular destination for honeymoon
couples , Each day Manali welcomes more than 500 honeymoon
couples in summers and more than 300 couples in rest of the
Manali also has Buddhist monasteries and shiny gompas,
Manali is famous for Buddhist Monastries & Gompas,Manali has
famous Thekchhokling Gompa which was built in year 1969,
Nyingamapa Gompa is smaller in size and located inside a
garden near market
Prime Attaractions of Manali :
Skiing near Manali
The sport Heli Skiing is available in Manali at Hanuman Tibba, Rohtang Pass, Deo Tibba and Chanderkhani
Pass near Manali. Heli Skiing is available occasionally.
Goddess Hidimba was wilfe of Great Pandava Bhim,
Goddess Hidimba was also known as Dhungiri , Hidimba
Devi temple in Manali is known as one of the most important
temples in the Manali region. Hidimba Devi temple is located
in side the Dhungiri Van
Vihar. Temple is important sight seeing place in Manali.
Mountaineering around Manali
Manali is famous for mountaineering & trekking, Himachal
Government has established a Mountaineering Institute at Manali. The
Mountaineering Institute Manali has regional centers at Dharamshala,
Bharmour and Jispa.
Camp near Manali
Gulaba is situated just 20 kms away from Manali town ,
Gulaba is a beautiful place for sightseeing,
picnic and photography. Gulaba is snow point in winters for
tourists visiting Manali.
Malana valley is located in Kullu Valley , Malana
village has only some hundred houses but it is famous for its
wildlife sanctuary is located in Manali. The area of Manali sanctuary is 3,180 hectares. The
Manali sanctuary was notified as a sanctuary on date 26th February 1954.
Naggar Fort Manai
Naggar is famous for its old castle , Naggar is taken as an
day tour excursion from Kullu or Manali, Naggar is a
beautiful village set on a hill surrounded by deep forests. Naggar was the
ancient capital of Kullu .There are many hotels & resorts
located on Manali Naggar road.
Nehru Kund Manali
Nehru Kund is a
water spring of clear and cold water, Nehru Kund was named after the late Prime
Minister Jawaharlal Nehru , Nehru Kund is located at 6-km from Manali
on Rohtang road.
Manu Temple is located at slippery
stones paths , Manali town is named after the great sage Manu who
meditated when he came in this area. Name of Manali town has
come from word Manu Allaya, Means House of Manu.
monasteries have a base in Manali town. A large modern Tibetan
temple is situated near bus stand.
Vashistha Bathis famous for
its sulphurous hot-water springs,
It was known as Bashist previously , Vashistha bath is
just 3 kms from Manali.
Himachal's winter carnival is held in moth of february
at Manali. Snow fall
continues to play a major part in February's winter festival.
from Manali :
Pass is located at Manali Keylong highway, Rohtang Pass is the highest point, 4,112m,
of Kullu Manali region. Rohtang Pass provides a wide panoramic
view of beautiful mountains .
Arjun Gufa is situated at left
bank of the Beas river , Arjun Gufa is located just 5 kms from Manali
, It is located near the village of Prini, Arjun Gufa was
the cave of great pandava Arjun.
Beas kund is known as
source of river Beas, Beas kund is located near Rohtang Pass
and is easily accessible. Because of this kund,the river
got the present name of Beas.
Jagatsukh is located 6 kms from Manali and known as biggest
village of Kullu Valley, Jagatsukh is famous for its Temple
of lord Shiva, which is made in Shikhara style. One old
temple of Devi Sharvati is also located near by.
Small village Kothi is located 12 kms away from Manali on
ROhtang roada PWd rest house is locaed here, An awe-inspiring gorge
is located very close to rest house where Beas river enters a chasm
Rahalla falls is situated 16 kms away
from Manali and just 4 kms away from Kothi, Its a beautiful
water fall which is located near the start of the
climb to the Rohtang Pass.
Solang Naullah or Solang Valley is located just
14 kms away from Manali, Solang Nullah has best ski slopes
of Himachal Pradesh,The Mountaineering Institute operates a 300m high ski lift and
the month of February is the best month to ski over here at