Congratulations for booking you holiday in the one of the natures’
exotic valleys, Manali. The popular holiday destination in the Himalayan
range not only attracts visitors from the country in huge numbers but
it welcomes guests from across the world. Graciously spread green
meadows, vast landscapes, silent valley, snow mountains, dark woods
apple orchards and the gurgling river Beas makes up for an enchanting
picturesque. Of course, raw natural beauty is THE biggest charm of
Manali but the places in and around Manali that will inspire you to
explore the place to the maximum. So plan to extend your stay in any of
the resorts, Manali is a home to quite a few classy resorts else the
plush boutique hotels in Manali are not a bad idea either. Check out the
places to visit in and around Manali:
- Hidimba temple
- Vashisht temple
- Arjun Gufa
- Manu temple in Old Manali
- Kothi village
- The Manali Gompa
- Rahalla Falls
Few of the above-mentioned temples are a must-visit in Manali and
within a range 3-5 kms (walking down to these temples is a better idea;
you can enjoy the beautiful nature), as they are ancient temples and the
unique architecture will surely leave you awestruck.
Here are the places around Manali that are worth visiting:
- Solang Valley: is just 13 km away from Manali and s the popular snow-point and also for some exciting adventure sports.
- Rohtang Pass: 51 kms form Manali and is situated at a height of 3980
m, which is a gateway to Lahaul and Spiti. Do not miss the spectacular
mountain view and just beyond this pass lies the Sonapani glacier and
Gaypan twin peak.
- Naggar: (26 km) this village was the capital of Kullu in the 16th century and 500-year-old Naggar castle is a must-visit.
- Manikaran: Manikaran is around 81 kms from Manali, check out the hot sulphur spring, Ram temple and Guru Dwara.
Make a trip to Manali and treasure the most memorable moments you will enjoy in nature’s splendour.
To reach Manali there are several options the Bhutang Airport is not
far off from Manali but about 50 km and you can take a taxi from Airport
and head to Manali. The closest railheads include Chandigarh and the
Pathankot stations. Furthermore Manali is extremely well connected from
these two stations, you can take a bus or a taxi from these places.
Also Manali can be reached via road from important cities of the
state and national capital including Ambala, Shimla, Dalhousie,
Dehradun, Haridwar and Dharamshala and Delhi. The bus services are very
regular and there are many taxi rentals too that you can think of from
these cities to Manali.
Himachal Pradesh state is a blessed haven in India and Manali is
known to be home for the saptharishis according to Hindu mythology. It
is also believed that Manali has been named after Hindu Mythological
character Manu and is rightly known as Switzerland of India with its
scenic beauty and fabulous climate. To get the best deal at resorts Manali,
make sure you know where to search. You may want to check the website
www.thehimalayan.com and pick and enjoy the best package at any of the boutique hotels in Manali and savour your holidaying.