MANALI SIGHT SEEING
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Manali at an altitude of 2,050 m 1 in the Beas River Valley is a beautiful hill station nestled in the mountains of the Indian state of Himachal Pradesh near the northern end of the Kullu Valley.This famous and picturesque hill station of the state of Himachal Pradesh in the northern part of India Apart from the natural beauty, the cold atmosphere of the place attracts people from all national and international destinations. Even called the "Valley of the Gods", this north Indian hill station is popular for both comfort and adventure
HOW TO REACH MANALI
PLACES TO VISIT MANALI
Manali has many attractions but the chief centre of interest, historically and archeologically, is undoubtedly the DHOONGRI TEMPLE dedicated to goddess Hadimba, the Bhim of Mahabharata fame. It has four-tiered Pagoda shaped roof and the doorway is carved with legendary figures and symbols. This temple located amidst wooden forest of deodar is about 2.5 Kms. From the tourist office. It is a pleasant experience to stroll in the temple complex which was built in 1533 A.D. A large festival is held here in May.
MANU TEMPLE: 3 Kms
From the main bazaar in old Manali lies the temple of MANU RISHI. It is believed that this is the only temple of Manu in India, who was the creator of human race on the earth.
There are 3 newly constructed colorful monasteries, where visitors can buy carpets and other Tibetan handicrafts. Two are located in the town and one at Aleo on the left bank of Beas river.
VASHIST HOT WATER SPRINGS AND TEMPLE (3 kms):
Vashist, a small village located on the left bank of river Beas towards Rohtang pass is worth a visit. It is renowned for its hot springs and temples. Nearby is the pyramidal stone temple dedicated to Vashist Muni? There is another Temple of Lord Ram here. Natural hot sulphur springs with two separate bathing tanks for gents and ladies are always full of tourists. Turkish style showers fitted baths have also been built nearby. Hot water from the nearby spring is provided for bathing.
NEHRU KUND: 5 kms.
On National Highway to Leh,a natural spring of cold clear water named after Pt. Jawaharlal Lal Nehru, who used to drink water from this spring during his stay in Manali. This spring is believed to originate from the Bhrigu lake situated high-up in the mountains.
The Manali sanctuary starts from behind the town square and goes up in the mountains behind Manali. There is a biodiversity trail for the visitors, which showcases all the flora and fauna.
JAGATSUKH: 6 kms.
From Manali located on the left bank on Beas on the road to Naggar. The place is famous for very old temples of Lord Shiva and Sandhya Gayatri in Shikhara style, these are worth a visit.
Rohriech Art Gallery:
The paintings of the famous Russian artist are exhibited here. Naggar Castle: The old capital of Kullu, it gives a captivating view of the upper Kullu valley
Solang Nullah: 14 km north-west of Manali in the Solang Valley, this place offers Himachal Pradesh's best ski slopes. A 300 m ski lift is operated by the Mountaineering and Allied Sports Institute. February is best month to ski. HPTDC runs seven day package for ski courses with accommodation in the Hotel Rohtang Manaslu in Manali. Courses are also offered by Mountaineering and Allied Sports Institute and the North Face Ski School. For accommodation, hotel and guest houses are available.
This lies in the Parvati Valley of Kullu District. It is around 70 Kms from Manali via Kullu town. It is famous for its Shiva Temple and Gurudwar and also for its hot water springs.
Skiing in Manali Is considered as one of the best activities for adventure sports on tours to Manali. A visit to this beautiful hill town of Himachal Pradesh offers fabulous opportunity for skiing, heli skiing, snow boarding, ice skating, and other ice sports. These activities can be enjoyed not only by professionals but also for beginners.
ROHTANG PASS (3979 m):
Rohtang pass is 51kms. From Manali on highway to Keylong/Leh. It offers a panorama and spectacular mountain view. The pass is open from June to October each year although trekkers can cross it earlier. It is a gateway to Lahaul Spiti, Pang and Leh valley just as Zojila pass is a gatway to Ladakh. There are a beautiful sight of glaciers, peaks and Chandra river flows down in the Lahaul valley. Slightly to the left are the twin peaks of the Geypan. During summer(mid June to October) regular buses ply between Manali-Keylong/Darcha, Udaipur, Spiti and Leh.
Rafting or Whitewater Rafting Is a challenging recreational activity using an inflatable raft to navigate a river or other bodies of water. This is usually done on whitewater or different degrees of rough water, in order to thrill and excite the raft passengers.
Hot Air Ballooning In Manali Is latest trend that's gaining interest between visitors, specially newlyweds and kids. Riding up above in air suddenly lifts the energy levels to excitement and makes a perfect adventure sport in Manali. Hot air balloons in Manali are organized safely near wide open spaces