Step into the world of god’s own creation, Amidst the clouds, Sorrounded by the mist of beauty and smelling the freshness of the sky, smelling the sweetness of the wind and listening to the songs of mother nature while you rest in the cradle of Manali and experience this out of the world experience. The main magnetism about the township Are its imposing mountains that contribute to its blissful serenity. With snowcapped peaks, and due to its extreme proximity to the whiteness of the snow, Honeymooners are flocking Manali from all over the world.  The etymology of Manali is often related to manu who is considered to have created the world from here. Situated in the Kullu valley constituency of the state, the benefit of Manali stands in the town’s prosperous orchard industry, adventure sports and off course tourism.

The best time to visit Manali is to drive along the surreal River Bipasa on a full moon night which makes the river glow in abundance and enriches the entire manali with its view.

Attraction for Tourists

Temples


Hidimba Devi Temple

Hidimdi Devi Temple which is often called the Hadimdi Temple is connected or rather dedicated to Dimasa Kachari. Staying in North Eastern Part of Present Day India, He was Assam’s own son. His temple is now frequented by thousands of visitors who often come to Manali only for Darshan. The Temple premise is basically a cave devoted to Hidimdi Devi, sister of Hidimba, who was also a character in the great Indian epic of Mahabharata. The shrine is bounded by a cedar forest by the base of the regal Himalayas.

Manu Temple

Located at just a small distance of three kms from the main market in Old Manali, The Manu temple stands with all its divinity and grace. Dedicated to Manu who was considered as the creator of mankind and the writer of manu Smriti, the Temple is located at an extremely congested space which is further squeezed as devotees from across the nation throng its campus. The delightful site of Manu Temple, on the bank of The Beas emboldens its beauty. Aulted Ceilings and marble floors were added as a part of the renovation in 1992

Monasteries


Gadhan Thekchhokling Gompa

Gadhan Thekchhokling Gompa is a famous Buddhist monastery lying in the lap of Manali. Built in 1960, the monastery was commissioned to act as a savior for the swollen number of refugees who came to Manali from Tibet in search of a peaceful co existence. The Monastery can be easily identified by its pagoda-styled yellow roof.
The monastery is decorated with Buddha’s teaching and lessons from his life. Apart from the huge Buddha’s teachings and his images, the Monastery also displays the names of people who dies in the cause of Tibet.

Adventures Options


Trekking

The chief trekking area in Himachal is the Pir Panjal and the Dauladhar Range. Besides, several routes above the passes connecting the Shimla district with the Kullu valley. To adventures that set out to seek more can also take it up at several treks away from Kullu and also into the Trans-Himalayan regions of Kinnaur, Lahaul and Spiti.

Skiing

Skiing is famous all across the world and so is it in Manali. The snowcapped mountains in Manali offer the perfect option for the indulgence in Skiing. The prominent slopes in Manali are at Solang valley. In Solang, Snow is like a winter carnival and is frequented by tourist who come here to enjoy the snow and further enjoy skiing.  Other attractive slope can be accessed at the Bhrigu peak near Hamta.

Mountain Biking

Mountain Biking is rapidly raising as a quest cum exploring pastime in Manali Himalayas. Apart from unorganized amateur cycling trips, The “Manali Leh Himalayan Mountain Bike Safari” is also an extremely famous event Organized by Adventure Enthusiasts.

Best Food Places


The Red Roof Restaurant

Indian, Chinese and Continental Cuisine

Prini, Nagar Road,Manali,  Kullu - 175131 , India.

The Royal Delicious

Multi Cuisine

C/o Apple Valley Resorts P. Ltd., Village Mohal on National Highway-21, Po Gutkar Tehsil Sadar

Manali - 175131, India

Best Tips

Manali is particularly famous for its scrumptious desserts. Once there, treat yourself to the sweets of Kheers and Gulab Jamuns that render your mouth the perfect sweetness

Manali Shopping

Manali is a city that renders a huge smile on the faces of the Shopaholics, with its amazing handicrafts and amazing traditional artwork that attracts a majority of the tourist. Also the age old Tibetan market offers you the perfect woolen Kullu topis and shawls besides offering some worth Tibetan souvenirs. A unique thing available in the markets of Manali are ‘Thangkas (Buddhist paintings on cloth)’which are in abundance along with the silver and turquoise jeweler.

The most genuine shopping stores include the charitable trust owned by the state apart from several cooperatives run by the local women.  The shopping cart would be uncompleted without Pulla (grass slippers made in Chamba), Patti (local tweed) and Pattoo (local blanket).

Tourist's Travel Route to Manali

Manali’s proximity to Kullu makes it an easily accessible town Its high tourism value and efforts by the state has ensured extended connectivity to Manali. For those who wish to reach Manali through a flight, then in one must use the airport at Bhuntar. Lying 52 km on the southern Side, This Nearest Airport to Manali connects Manali to the rest of the nation.

Railways form an integral part of the country’s transport system and Manali is no different. Its is served by a narrow-gauge station at Jogindernagar which is  135 km away from the town.The closes Broad gauge station is at Chandigarh whish is at a distance of more than 300 kms.

Manali lies at a distance of 585 kms from the National Capital Delhi and a total of 270 kms from the state capital Shimla. These two cities are very well connected through Manali with a network of well maintained roads.These two cities are very well connected through Manali with a network of well maintained roads.

Where to Stay

  • Span Resorts - Kullu - Manali Highway,
  • Timber Trail - Prini Manali Naggar Highway,
  • Vacres Manali Resorts - Kullu Manali National Highway 21,
  • Piccadily Hotel – The Mall,
  • Hotel Manali Ashok - Left Bank Aleo,
  • Ambassador Resort - Chadiyari

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