About ManaliLocated in the lap of the awesome Himachal Pradesh, Manali is one of those beautiful hill stations that has had people’s awareness delight since times ancient. Manali is a part of the Kullu district and situated at an altitude of 6716ft, in the edge of the Beas river valley, Manali is one of those Hill Stations where you will find yourself gripped by the scenic fineness. The sparkling valleys and snow-peaked mountains, are perfectly placed with the greenery and comfort that this place will give up on you. Pack your bags to this destination once, you will find yourself fascinating with the grace of the place, wanting to visit it over and over again.
Adventure Sports in ManaliAttracting tourists from all over the world, Manali report for a major contribution to the country's tourism industry. With a host of activities to pamper in such as river rafting, river crossing, trekking, paragliding, Zorbing and mountain climbing, and so on, there is a lot to keep you busy and exciting here.
There are few months of the year when River rafting in Kullu and other water-related sports may have to be stop due to high water levels, while they are open, people enjoy the most of it and make their trip memorable.
The mysterious Solang Valley, which has parts of snow-covered mountains throughout the year, is the main tourist attraction in Manali and also famous for Adventure Activities like Para Gliding, Zorbing, etc.
There are a number of Adventure activities that you can enjoy at Solang Valley. Skiing and motor skating on the snow is the most memorable and fun sports that you will indulge in here for Beginners.
Where to Stay in Manali?
When it comes to accommodation, Manali has lots of options. From luxurious resorts to budget hotels and homestays, you can easily find a decent place to enjoy your holidays, that suits your budget.
The usual interior is seen in Manali Hotels and Cottages. the cozy woodwork rooms, which work great on extreme winter nights.
Open your hotel-room window to a magnificent view of beautiful mountains, and let the beauty of nature come in deep in our minds, breathe the fresh air, and listen to the music of the Gods.
The Hotels at Mall road Manali, might be low-budgeted and commercialized, you can also go for the much higher options available in Naggar and Prini, which are 7-minute‘ by Car’ and the ambiance there is much relaxed and chilled out as well.
Local Food of Manali
Kullu Manali is a foodie’s destination by all means. Along with so many local dishes, there are German, Israeli and Italian cuisines are also available here, you will actually start feeling like you are visiting a foreign country.
The food is cooked by experienced continental chefs, be it in a costly hotel, or in a roadside café.
You will simply have to taste the gorgeous lasagnas, pizzas, and cakes that are freshly prepared here, providing an out-and-out feast for the travelers.You can enjoy the food at Mall Road Manali in various famous Restaurants in Manali like Chopsticks, Mayur Restaurant, Khyber Restaurant, etc.
Discussing the Manali Mall road, shopping cannot be skipped. There are so many beautiful things to acknowledge and shop for.
The nightlife of the city is surprisingly interesting as well. Sit around in any of the good cafes at Mall Road or in Old Manali, drink to your hard/soft liquors, try out different cuisines, read books, have an jam music session with people around you, dance, visit a music festival or simply unwind, with a good movie and some drinks in your hotel room!
Religious Spots in Manali
Kullu Manali has a number of Buddhist monasteries and holy places that are home to those who have given up worldly pleasures to lead a life of peace and belief.
The Famous touist place Hadimba temple which is carved with wood is visited by hundreds of believers and tourists each day. Besides this, the Arjun Goofa, Vashisht temple, Bijli Mahadev temple, Gayatri temple and the Jagatsukh temples are some major places of worship in this area.
‘Manikaran Sahib Gurudwara and temple’ are one of the most famous places where tourists from across the country as well as from different parts of the world gather, to witness the natural ‘hot water springs’.
Transportation in Manali
People usually walk a lot in Manali! Other than that, Auto-rickshaws, Taxis, and buses are best way of commuting from one place to another.
It’s better to book tickets for Volvo buses (Ph 999 999 6422) beforehand, in order to have a comfortable journey.
Bhuntar Airport, which is situated at the foot of Manali, is where all flights land and the rest of the journey has to be made by road. For more information on How to Travel Manali visit the best Manali Travel Guide in detail.