Manali is a high-altitude Himalayan resort town in India’s northern Himachal Pradesh state. It has a reputation as a backpacking center and honeymoon destination.
Manali is situated near the end of the valley on the National Highway leading to Leh. Set on the Beas River, it’s a gateway for skiing in the Solang Valley and trekking in Parvati Valley. The Beas River with its clear water meandering through the Manali town.
Blessed with some of the most spectacular and beautiful landscapes anywhere. This Place is a travelers paradise, snow peaks, deep gorges, lush green valleys, fast flowing rivers, enchanting mountain lakes, flower bedecked meadows, beautiful temples. It’s also a jumping-off point for paragliding, rafting and mountaineering in the Pir Panjal mountains, home to 4,000m-high Rohtang Pass.
This famous hill station is a popular destination for all travelers in all seasons. Tourist looking here for adventurous activities like trekking, paragliding, skiing, zorbing, white water rafting etc.
Places to visit near and around Manali
- Solang Valley
- Rahla Falls
- Manali Sanctuary
- Rohtang Pass
- Triloknath and Udeypur
Bhuntar airport is nearest airport. Bhuntar airport is located 50km from Manali and 10km from Kullu. Air India operates a flight from Delhi and also from Chandigarh. From the airport you can hire a taxi to Manali.
Manali is very well-connected to nearest tourist destinations like Leh, Shimla, Kullu, Dharamshala and New Delhi. State Transport Buses and also private buses runs in-between. The bus journey from Delhi to Manali is 550 kms. You can also hire a taxi to reach This Place.
The nearest railway station is Ambala Cantt or Chandigarh, 310 kms from their. You will need to travel to Ambala to get a bus for Manali.