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Himachal Pradesh is known for Manali and its snow-covered mountains. This resort town in the heart of Himachal is one of the most popular and extremely crowded tourist destinations. The hill station hosts a major population of India and beyond at the time of summers when the weather is top-notch. And just about every local owns at least one apple tree. Manali has some excellent panoramic views to capture and also the picturesque locations are worth exploring. It is located in the Kullu district and is around 270 km from the capital city of the state, Shimla. And hey did you know that Manali was named after the great sage Manu who wrote Manu Smriti.

Places to visit in Manali

Solang Valley

If you are considering to visit someplace really enchanting then you should definitely consider visiting Solang Valley. It is situated at a distance of around 14 kilometers to the north west of the main town of Manali. The Solang valley is situated on the way to Rohtang from Manali. And on a yearly basis, you can see a great number of tourists travelling to this place for finding their solace in the lap of nature.

Rohtang Pass

The Rohtang Pass is responsible for connecting Manali to Himachal. There is no doubt in the fact that you will feel blissed out travelling to this place. And owing to its phenomenal beauty all we can say is that rare is a chance that you will be finding this place unworthy in any sense possible. The craze is so much that Manali is known for its amazing paragliding experiences.

Beas Kund Trek

Now this is simply one of the best weekend getaways which you can hope to get. The outstanding views of the Pir Pinjal Mountain range over the Beas River. The spectacular meadows will simply take your breath away.

Also Read: This hill station is an epitome of unprecedented beauty & is called the ‘Kashmir of South India’

Things to do in Manali

Hadimba Temple

The Hadimba Temple is situated away from the hustle and bustle of the city life. If you love peace and quiet then this is the kind of place which you would absolutely love to explore. Hidimba was the wife of Bhima who was one of the five Pandava princes. And it was on her name that the name of this temple was kept. Read more...

Skiing in Manali

No doubt that Manali is one of the best tourist spots of Northern-India. And when people travel to this place the one thing which they don’t miss out on is skiing. Yes, just too many of the skiing enthusiasts travel to this place for having fun and enjoying.

Vashist Baths

Vashist Baths are one of a kind place where you must go to if you are looking for someplace enthralling. This is just the right place to visit and take a hot bath which is good for your health.

Events and festivals in & around Manali

Kullu Dusshera

The Kullu Dussehra is one of the mega festivals which is celebrated with great zeal in the month of October. These festival witnesses more than 4-5 lac people who visit this fair from all across the Globe. If you visit this Manali then you must experience this festival. Read more...

Festival of Sair

The Festival of Sair is particularly famous for its amazing splendour. This is the kind of festival which you must absolutely experience in all its immensity. The locals also celebrate this festival with great zeal and enthusiasm. Read more...

Losar Festival

The Losar Festival is one such festival which you must absolutely experience owing to its adorable charm. It is quite a popular festival of Arunachal Pradesh and is celebrated with great fervour by the inhabitants of Arunachal Pradesh. Read more...

Best time to visit Manali

The months of October to February are considered the best times to visit Manali. The overall temperature during this time is quite great and suitable for travel and tourism activities.  

How to reach Manali?

By Air - The nearest airport is situated at a distance of around 50 km and from there you can easily get a taxi or some other means of public transportation.

By Road - Manali is very connected via road network. The journey from the bus would be 550 km and it is very much advisable to book your tickets in the air-conditioned bus coaches.

By Train - Jogindernagar station is the nearest railway station from Manali. It connects this city with many other major cities. So, if you are planning to visit Manali via train then it would be a seamless experience for you.  

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