Situated in the central part of Himachal Pradesh, Manali is 32 km away from famous Kullu Valley. It is located an altitude of 2050 meters above sea level and is spread along the banks of the River Beas. It is situated near the north end of the Kullu Valley on the National Highway which leads to Leh in the Indian state of Jammu & Kashmir.
Manali is an important Himalayan hill station of northern India which is famous for its peaceful and serene environment, adventure sports and beautiful tourist attractions. On your tours to Manali you will have wonderful opportunity to see the spectacular view of snow-capped Himalayan mountain peaks, fruit orchards; architectural structures, temples, etc are some of the extra attractions of Manali tours and travel.
The picture-perfect hill town of Manali is also a very popular destination for adventure sports. Tourists from all over the world come here to enjoy adventure sports and other adventurous activities like skiing, mountaineering, hiking, rock-climbing, para-gliding, river rafting, trekking, kayaking, mountain biking, etc.
Because of pleasant and cool climate and non polluted atmosphere, Manali is also popular amongst couples and honeymooners as well as free individual travellers. Couples from all around the world come here to spend their memorable moments of life.
Prime Attractions of Manali:-
Hadimba Temple :
It is one of the most important attractions of Manali tours. This beautiful temple is dedicated to goddess Hadimba â€“ the wife of Bhim of Mahabharat 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 km from the tourist office. It is a pleasant experience to stroll in the temple complex which was built in 1533 A.D.
Manu Temple :
It is just a short distance away from the main bazaar in Old Manali. This temple is dedicated to Manu Rishi. It is presumed that this is the only temple of Manu in India, who was the creator of human race on the earth.
Club House :
It is situated at the very short distance from the town. It has indoor game facilities. There are also some scenic picnic spots in surroundings.
Manali Mountaineering Institute :
It is one of the most visited tourist attractions of Manali. It offers basic and advance training courses in trekking, mountaineering, skiing, and water sports.
Tibetan Monasteries :
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 Aloe on the left bank of Beas River.
Vashisth Hot Water Spring & Temple :
It is situated at a very short distance. It is one of the most visited tourist attractions of Manali. It is popularfor hot water spring and stone temple â€“ dedicated to Vashisth Muni.
Nehru Kund :
It is situated at the distance of 5 km from Manali on National Highway on way to Leh. It is a natural spring of crystal clear water named after Pandit. Jawahar Lal Nehru. It is believed that the spring originates from the Bhrigu Lake situated high-up in the mountains.
Solang Valley :
Situated at the distance of 13 km away from Manali, it is a splendid valley between Solang village and Beas Kund. It offers spectacular view of the glaciers and snow-capped mountain peaks. It is famous for fine its skiing slopes and offers wide range of adventure activities such as trekking,skiing,para gliding etc.
It is situated on the road to Rohtang Pass. It is a picturesque spot for holiday. It is 12 km away from Manali. It is an ideal spot for nature lovers, poets, writers and lovers of peaceful environment.