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Gautam ray5.0/5

3 reviews

This hotel has to be awarded with a 5-star rating

Awesome place. Just love this place ... Perfect stay for nature lovers ... Really a blissful place. Living in this eagle cottage gives travellers a great experience to enjoy nature. Really we'd a wonderful & romantic experience in this holiday. The flowing sound of Beas river makes travellers experience a new sound. The rafting, river crossing gives the travellers a virtue of adventure

Palak pathak5.0/5

1 review

Good experience in Manali with snow.

Good atmosphere at Manali people who loves cold. Silver Moon hotel is good place to leave however need to work on their food quality. IT should be spicy than it has been served otherwise if you are looking for affordable hotel that is the place where you can stay.

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Manali Overview

History of Manali

Lying at an altitude of 2050 metres above sea level, Manali is a popular hill station in the state of Himachal Pradesh. It is located in the Beas River Valley. It serves as the gateway to the other hill stations of the North. It is believed that Manali was named after Manu who was the lawgiver of Brahma. Manali is often referred to “Valley of the Gods”. With the pristine River Beas flowing through Manali, it is characterized by a captivating landscape, beautiful orchards and snow capped mountains. Being an eminent tourist destination, there are many Manali sightseeing places.

People and Culture of Manali

Manali is characterized by a distinct socio-cultural lifestyle. The population of Manali mainly comprises Hindus, Punjabis, local Pahadis with a minority of Christians and Tibetans. The diverse culture of the place is reflected in the social customs, numerous festivals and art. Hindi, Punjabi and Pahadi languages are spoken in the place. It is also home to many indigenous and ethnic tribes such as the Gujjar and Kinnaur.

Things To Do in Manali

Among the numerous places to visit in Manali, Rohtang Pass is a must visit. It is a beautiful stretch of land where adventure enthusiasts can take part in various activities such as mountain biking, paragliding, skiing, etc. During the Manali tour, one must definitely visit the Hadimba Temple. It is located in amidst a cedar forest and is dedicated to Hadima. It features an ancient architectural style and carvings of Goddess Durga. Also known as Snow Point, Solang Valley is also among the noteworthy places to see in Manali. A skiing festival is held at the place every year. Tourists can enjoy snorkeling, zorbing, hot air balloon rides, snow rides and more at the place. While sightseeing in Manali, one must not miss the Beas Kund which is considered to be sacred.

Food and Shopping in Manali

After visiting Manali tourist places tourists can indulge in delicious food at the numerous restaurants and cafes in Manali. One can find all types of cuisines such as Vietnamese, Indian, Thai, Chinese and Continental. The local cuisine of Manali is worth trying. One should also not miss the street food of Manali which is mouth watering. Veer Restaurant, World Peace Café, Blue Elephant Café are some of the popular restaurants of Manali.

Tourists looking for things to do in Manali can go for a shopping spree on Mall Road which is located in the heart of Manali. It is lined with numerous shops and emporiums that sell jewellery, wooden furniture, woolen apparel, Kashmiri shawls, etc. One can head over to Tibetan Market to pick up some Tibetan artefacts and souvenirs. Located in the quaint town of Old Manali, Old Manali Market is also worth exploring.

Accommodation in Manali

Manali is well connected by road and air. Those who are wondering how to reach Manali can opt for a bus, car or flight. There are ample of options for accommodation in Manali. Apart from resorts and hotels in Manali, there are also many homestays that lie in close proximity to Manali attractions.


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