Manali ( The Valley Of Gods) is one of the most Famous hill stations of Northern India . There are various Things to do in Manali that attracts tourists of all over the world.. Manali has Significant natural sights . Manali is teeming with various adventure Activity.
Rohtang Pass is one of the most popular places in Manali. It is 52 km. far away from Main Manali. which is Famous place for paragliding , Horse Riding and skiing lovers. The Manali wildlife sanctuary also accumulate tourists from all around the world and there are many of the rare species. Manali is also known for being a Famous honeymoon Couple destination in Northern India offers matchless service at affordable rates.
some of the best things to do on a Manali trip:
There are many famous private Professional Guide and adventure sports companies which offer Attractive river rafting packages. Manali is a remarkable place for all the zealous who love rafting.
Location: Frequently , River Rafting rafting is done in the river Beas for around 14 KM right down to Jhiri. It is a Famous adventure Sports and ride that will get the best of those who want to experience it.
Price: There are lot of group packages that you can choose if You want . River rafting packages start from INR1000/-.
Best time to visit: Summer is the best season of River Rafting from April to June.
Zorbing is one of the most Famous adventure sports that people enjoy doing in Solang valley Manali. In hilly and snowy region, it makes the experience of zorbing even better in solang valley.
There are many zorbing options available in Manali and the Solang valley gives the best experience. The place is also familiar for other daring sports like paragliding and skiing.
In this Daring sport, a person is sit inside an orb and they leave it down the hill. It is great fun and for people who enjoy it, nothing could be better. You can enjoy the beautiful view when you go zorbing in the Solang valley.
Price: The price is around Rs. 300 per person but it depends on the season and off season the people offering it.
Best time to visit: Usually, the best months for doing crazy zorbing are from January to May and October to December as the rainy season is unfavourable for the activity due to mud on the ground.
In Manali Solang Valley -is one of the most Famous and visited places by tourists who love adventure sports. it is the best place you can Visit to in Manali.
It is located in the Burwa region of Himachal Pradesh and is a side valley on top of the Kullu Valley. It is just 13 KM away from Main Manali. Reaching there is not a hassle and you can easily travel there with the means of transportation.
The valley is quite Popular for courageous activities like zorbing, paragliding, skiing and much more. However the view from the valley is just breathtaking.
Best time to visit: You can visit the place anytime except for the rainy season from the months of June to September. The adventure activities cannot be conducted during the Rainy season .
Vashist Temple( Natural Hot Sulphar Water)
In Manali The Vashist temple is devoted to the sage Vashist who was the Kul guru of Lord Rama . It is said that the temple is 4000 years old which is the reason it Gather so many visitors to the place.
It is Situated in the Vashist village in Manali. The place is at 3 km from the Main Manali Mall Road through where you will find busses and Rikshwa for all around Manali.
The hot Sulphar water in the region is one of the popular tourist attractions of the place. Many people also believe that this hot Sulphar water have a medicinal value which can provide as an ailment to many diseases.
Best time to visit: the temple is open on all the days, you can visit the temple from 7 am in to morning to 9 pm in the night. For taking a bath, the place is open for 7 am to 1 pm and then from 2 pm to 9 pm.
For Intersted people who love to trek, Beas Kund is one of the most breathtaking places for it. If you aremaking a plan for trekking in Manali, Mark this place to your list, Definitely it will bring you close to nature. If you always wanted to enjoy the Himalayan trek, this is the Very shortest and ideal trek.
It is Very close to some of the most Famous locales of Manali. Solang Valley is Situated at a distance of 14 km from the place which will take you around 8-9 hours to reach there.
Beas Kund is located at a imaginable place and it gives a panaromic view of the Pir Panjal ranges. After a while of acending on to the place, you reach to the origin of Beas lake which truly feels magical because it is a glacial lake with melting snow.
Best time to visit: Stay away the rainy season, you can visit the place anytime of the year you desire.
However this place is significant for all those tourists who have deep religious beliefs, most of the people visit the place just because they love beautiful architecture.
The cave is located at around 5 km from the town of Manali. The place it is lies is Naggar and has most of the tourist attractions .You will also find the Kunt Bhayo lake and the temple at just 2 km from here.
You will love to see the panaromic view of the snow clad mountains from the place. This site was built during the famous era of Mahabharata When Pandwas came here.. The natural beauty of the cave is very breathtaking and the surroundings makes you feel really good.
Best time to visit: best to visit this place early in the morning as it gets dark quite soon. You might also consider wearing woolen clothes to the place because it can sometimes get too cold.
This beautiful lake is bounded by the Snowy Himalayas on all the sides. A lot of people all around the world also come here for trekking in the region in midst of the Himalayas. At such a stimulating height, it makes the perfect place for trekking.
It is located in Manali and is very close to some of the other tourist spots in the place. However, the high altitude is something which takes a lot of time to cover.
Most people visit the place due to the history it has created. It is believed that Rishi Bhrigu wrote the famous Bhrigu Samhita on this site. It has said that he used to meditate on this same site. There is a Nehru kund nearby through which a spring originates from the lake which tourists love.
Best time to visit: You must only visit the place during day time which will take you around 1-2 hours.
It is one of the most hidden spots in the Naggar region of Manali. Most people hadn’t discovered the spot until recently but it truly is a hidden beauty of the place. There is an old wooden bridge that overlooks the beautiful falls.
Location: It is located in the Naggar area. Travelling to the place is quite easy and any public transport can quickly get you there.
Highlights: The falls are beautifully bounded by deodar and pine trees. You will also find a lot of apple orchards in the nearby region and the most amzing view is of the snow clad Himalayan sky high peaks. It is a great picnic spot for people who are on a visit to Manali.
Best time to visit: The place is open from 6am to 6pm and is open on all the days. So if you are planning a trip to the place, make sure you go within the given timings.
Gauri Shankar Temple
It is very ancient Temple around 800 years .It is dedicated to Lord Shiva of the Hindu religion. The Gauri Shankar temple is built in a Shikhara style architecture which makes it great famous among the various tourists that visit the place.
The temple is Situated in the Naggar Castle road where you will also find other beautiful attractions of the city. It can be easily reached through a small trek through the famous Naggar Castle.
It is very popular for all those who have religious beliefs and are Nirvana seekers. The architecture is something many people love about the temple.
Best time to visit: The temple is open from 5 in the morning to 12 in the noon and then it opens again at 4 in the evening till 9 in the night. So you can visit the temple on the given timings.
If you very keen to see different kinds of art pieces and paintings, Naggar Castle is the place you would want to visit. It is one of the most beautiful destinations in Manali where you can spot beautiful paintings, coasters and artifacts.
The Castle is Situated at the Naggar town in Manali which is very famous for the many kind tourist attractions in and around the place.
It is an art lover’s delight. Anyone who loves to visit art galleries and painting exhibitions will find Naggar Castle to be a really loving place. The place is also turn into a heritage hotel which is run by Himachal Pradesh Tourism Development Corporation. One of the famous songs from the movie Jab we met was shot here.
Best time to visit: The Castle stays open on all days from 7am to 10om which is almost the whole day so you can visit it at your own convenience.
Hadimba Devi Temple
If you Visit in Manali, you must definitely Mark it to your schedule to visit the Hidimba Devi Temple. More over it is only for religious people but if you love to see a Amazing built temple, you will not be disappointed.
It is located in the circuit house road in Manali and there are transportation facilities available which can take you there easily.
The temple is Dedicated to goddess Hidimba Devi which the people of Manali worship. She was the wife of Bheem, from Mahabharata. Temple has built in pagoda style roof which many people appreciate. Also, it is highly revered for the historical and archaeological importance that the temple has.
Best time to visit: The temple is open on all days but the timings of the temple are from 8 am to 6 pm. So make sure to visit it at the time when it is open and plan your trip accordingly.
The Tibetan Monastery in Manali is one of the Popular tourist attractions of the place. Many residents in the place make beautiful handicrafts by which they try and Attract more customers with. People love buying this at Affordable prices and take it as a memory from this place.
There are two local Tibetan Monasteries in Manali. One is Most Famous located near the mall in the city and the other one is at Pangran, which is around 8 KM from Patlikuhl.
This monastery is Great famous for weaving unique and colorful carpets. Most of the local people contribute to the handmade art and craft that is sold through the monasteries. You will definitely love to buy them after seeing how beautiful they are.
Best time to visit: You can visit this place any season of year.
Many Young people love trekking because it makes them feel more Crageous and near to nature. One of the best places to trek is in Manali, where there are Sky High mountains so beautiful you will love to climb them. There are various Professional organisers of trekking in Manali and you can get in touch if you want to participate in one of them.
There are various locations of trekking in Manali but the most Significant is the Himalayan trekking which attracts a lot of people every year.
Trekking as an adventure and Creageous sport is practiced by many. Manali is the best place if you are trekking for the first time. The very large landscapes and mountains make the whole experience worthwhile.
Price: The price differs according to the Travel agency you choose. There are various options in Manali as it is a place where trekking is quite famous. You should be able to get a better deal for yourself at around Rs. 2000.
Manikaran (Sulphar Water)
This should be one of must do things while you visit Manali. Manikaran is a place in Himachal Pradesh which is said to be one of the major religious place in the town.
The place is just 80 KM away from the city of Manali and you can take a bus or a taxi to reach the place. Most of the tourists find it convenient to visit the place after touring around Manali for some time.
The sulphur water bath is quite Famous in the place. There are various religious beliefs associated which tell different stories about how this hot springs first emerged.
Price: There are no prices that you have to pay to get a bath at the place, it is free of cost.
Best time to visit: Usually, the best time to visit the place is during winters since the water is naturally hot and provides a comfortable soothing bath.
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