Manali

Manali

Things to do - general

As Himalayan resort towns come, this one has a reputation of being a popular honeymoon getaway and backpacking center. In the northern end of the Kullu valley, this little hill station is nestled in the mountain state of Himachal Pradesh. Manali is predominantly cold during winters and pleasant during summers making it a good idea to spend either a short weekend or long vacation depending on the season.

This small town only recently became a touristy spot whereas in ancient times it was used as a trade route to Ladakh. Originally introduced here by the British, this area is most popular for its apples and trout fish, which consequently are the best source of income for the locals.

Manali is referred to as the “valley of the gods” because even with the bustling town life the tranquility that this place brings puts ones senses in tune once more. It is considered a doorway to so many thrilling activities like skiing in the Solang valley, paragliding and mountaineering in the Pir Panjal Mountains and further moves onto the Rohtang pass.
“The mountains are calling and I must go” John Muir

Languages spokenHindi, Pahari
Currency usedINR
Area (km2)5

General Info

Country/State India/ Himachal Pradesh
Temprature winters (Max: -- 24°C, Min: -2 °C), summers (Max: 35°C, Min: 10 °C)
Altitude And Co-ordinates 2050m (6730 ft), 32.27°N 77.17°E
Activities Camping; Trekking, Bird Watching, Wildlife Photography, Skiing, Heli Skiing, Rafting, Paragliding, Rock Climbing, Rappelling, River Crossing, Mountaineering
Language Hindi, Pahari
Nearest Airport Bhunter, Chandigarh
Nearest Railway Station Chandigarh/Pathankot
Sightseeing Hidimba Mata Mandir, Manu Mandir, Vashisht Kund, Solang Valley, Rohtang Pass, Naggar Palace
Telephone Code 01902
Area 5 Square Km.
Vehicle Registration No. HP - 58
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Culture and history info

Manali name is derived from Manu god, “Manu – Alay” which mean Abode of Manu. This valley is famously known as the valley of Gods as there are umpteen temples dedicated to various gods and goddesses. The valley is famously known for its apples along with other fruits such as plum and pear. This constitutes as the major source of income for the people of this valley along with tourism. Tourists flock to this serene valley from all parts of the world especially in summers.

Manali is the best destination when it comes to adventure. Adventure activities such as Rappelling, White water rafting, Rock Climbing, Mountaineering, Zorbing, Paragliding, Trekking and many more are being carried out in this beautiful valley.Manali is also home to a Mountaineering Institute “ABVIMAS” Atal Bihari Vajpayee Institue of Mountaineering and Allied Sports which provides courses on mountaineering and different adventure sports to the young blokes around the world.

Manali also serves as the base camp to various Trekking routes and mountaineering expedition in this valley. Famous treks such as Beas Kund Trek, Bhrigu Lake Trek, Chandrakhani Pass Trek and famous expeditions like Deo Tibba, Hanuman Tibba and Friendship peak etc. starts from this place only. Manali also serves as the starting point for the ‘Manali to Leh’ World famous biking tour.Culture and history image
Exotica, Manali

Exotica, Manali

Village Sarsai, Naggar Road, Haripur, Manali
Located on the Kullu – Manali bypass Exotica is a mystic abode in the Sarsai village distanced from More info
Thunderworld Club

Thunderworld Club

Near Hidimba Temple, Old Manali, Manali
Located very close to the famous Hidimba Mata Mandir of Manali. These camps are sandwiched amidst th More info
Exotica, Manali

Exotica, Manali

Village Sarsai, Naggar Road, Haripur, Manali
Located on the Kullu – Manali bypass Exotica is a mystic abode in the Sarsai village distanced from More info
Thunderworld Club

Thunderworld Club

Near Hidimba Temple, Old Manali, Manali
Located very close to the famous Hidimba Mata Mandir of Manali. These camps are sandwiched amidst th More info
Beas Kund Trek 4D/3N

Beas Kund Trek 4D/3N

Manali
Beas Kund is a place of historical significance, Beas Kund is one of the most beautiful places in th More info
Bhrigu Lake Trek 4D/3N

Bhrigu Lake Trek 4D/3N

Manali
Bhrigu Lake is located at an elevation of around 4,300 metres (14,100 ft) in Kullu district, Himacha More info
Saurkundi Pass Trek 7D/6N

Saurkundi Pass Trek 7D/6N

Manali
Saurkundi pass is situated in western part of Manali in Dhauladhar Range of western Himalaya. Dhaula More info
Summer Splash 3D/2N

Summer Splash 3D/2N

Manali
Time to have a remarkable summer experience with this upcoming event organized by Adventure Singh. M More info

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