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Since 1977, the Winter Carnival Festival has been the boon in spreading the Himachal Pradesh culture and only witnessed the increased laurels and recognition. The culture explorers, tour freak, the sports enthusiasts, you cannot even afford to miss such grand extravaganza in Manali, Himachal Pradesh. All the areas of Himachal can be seen in the colours of carnival from the 2nd January to 6th January.

Major attractions of Himachal Winter Carnival

Skiing Competition- The festival organizes the skiing competition amongst the willing participants and the winner is rewarded with significant price offerings.

beauty contest- There are two types of beauty contests are organized such as the Winter Queen and Mr. Manali.

Folk Dances- Also, the locals perform the traditional dance named Naati while they also play traditional instruments such as Dhol, Nagara and Shehnai. A great joy of environment you will come across while attending the festival.

Also Read: This festival was initiated by a man named W. Goldstein in 1889 and majorly focuses on cattle trading

Craft Bazaar- The grand Craft Bazaar is filled with art and craft of Manali. In clothing, you will really love to admire the shawls, traditional hand-woven caps aka Himachali Topi.apart from this, there are a variety of Wood Craft and Metal Craft available in the Craft Bazaar.

How to Reach Himachal Winter Carnival

Air- The nearest airport is Bhuntar Airport that is just 10 kilometres away from Manali. After that, you can hire a Bus or other modes of transport to reach Manali.

Rail- Jogindernagar is the nearest railway station to reach Manali. The town is also can easily be reached from Chandigarh and Ambala.

Road- The Manali town has got the well-established and easily accessible infrastructure. Reaching by road is the best service. Delhi, Chandigarh are well-connected to the Manali town.

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    2 January 2020 - 6 January 2020

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