Top Places To Visit In Manali in 2019
Manali, situated in the central parts of the northern state of Himachal Pradesh is a famous hill station and it is one of the tourist prime destinations in the state and invites thousands of tourists every year. The beautiful site located at the top of the Kullu Valley, 108 km from Mandi and 280 km from the state capital Shimla is a popular backpacking and honeymoon destination in Himachal Pradesh. The hill station is an important site for adventure sports like hiking, paragliding, trekking, kayaking, skiing, mountaineering, rafting and mountain biking.
Top Places To Visit In Manali:
- Hadimba Temple
- Solang Valley
- Vashisht Hot Water Springs
- Museum Of Himachal Culture And Folk Art
- Tibetan Monasteries
- Manu Temple
- Club House
- Nehru Kund
- Jogini Falls
- Rahala Waterfalls
- Arjun Gufa
- Chandrakhani Pass
- Old Manali
- Mall Road
- Van Vihar
- Manali Sanctuary
Hadimba Temple: Hidimba Devi Temple, called locally Dhungari Temple, also known as the Hadimba Temple, is just 2.5 km away from Manali. It is an ancient cave temple, which is dedicated to wife of Bhima (a figure in Indian epic, Mahabharata), Hidimbi.
Way To Solang Valley
Solang Valley: One of the breathtaking and adventurous places to visit in Manali, be it winters or be it summers. An ideal place to visit once in your lifetime regardless of the fact that you are a calm nature admirer or an adventurous junkie.
Vashisht Hot Water Springs: It is a must visit place and almost 3km away from Manali. This Vashisht Temple is quite popular for its natural hot water spring. Take a dip in the water to relax your body and mind. It is considered that the spring has healing powers.
Best Time to Visit Manali:
It is well known to everyone that Manali is charming throughout the year. In Winter, the hill station is covered with a thick sheet of snow, making it more stunning and it can’t take your eyes off. During Winter, you can enjoy snowfall and snow sports. From March to June, the temperature is pleasant and it might be between 10 and 25 degree Celsius. During this time, adventure activities and sightseeing are a must (Rohtang Pass will be opened). In December, January and February, Manali is entirely covered with snow. Temperature might go down to minus 9 degree Celsius in the night. It is the right time for snow sports activities such as snow scooter ride, skiing and many others. From July to August, there are chances of landslides, so, you are advised not to visit during this period (rainy season).
How to Reach Manali
The nearest airport to reach Manali is Bhuntar Airport which is approximately 31 miles (50 km) from Manali. The airport is also unofficially known as the Kullu Manali Airport or Kullu Airport. Private taxis are easily available outside the airport.
Jogindernagar railway station is the nearest railway station to Manali and it is located at a distance of 143 km from Manali. Taxis and buses are available from the railway stations.
Manali is connected to important tourist destinations of India such as Delhi, Leh, Kullu, Dharamshala, Chandigarh, Ambala, Dehradun and Shimla. Private taxis and buses are available to serve you.