Manali Tourism

Manali is famous for

A road through the river Beas on one side and hills on the other takes you to Manali at an altitude of 2050 metres above sea level. Characterized by a captivating landscape and snow-capped mountains. Experience diverse culture and distinct heritage amalgamated with thrilling activities for adventure enthusiasts.

Reasons to go to Manali

#1: Manali: Head to Rohtang Pass to play with snow

Manali: Head to Rohtang Pass to play with snow

HolidayIQ traveller Anas Aslam says "We had a great time in Manali, it was peak season(summer time) so Manali was crowded still we managed to do all the exciting stuff - paragliding and a trip to Rohtang pass, played with snow there and had a good time."



#2: Manali: To enjoy the clouds and hot springs at Solang Valley

Manali: To enjoy the clouds and hot springs at Solang Valley

HolidayIQ Reviewer Ajay Singh adds, “Travelling beyond clouds in Manali. If you really want to enjoy the snow with natural beauty, you can make a trip to Manali. Lots of local sightseeing sites like Hadimba Temple covered with Chir Trees and yak riding, Solang Valley having rope tram, gliding sports and photo shoot with snow igloos, Kennedy Hall with recreational games, Rohtang Pass, you can also enjoy water rafting in the Beas River near Kullu, Manali road and not the Manikaran Temple showing the unity of Sikhs and Hindus having hot...


#3: Manali: Have some fun going down the hill inside a zorb ball!

Manali: Have some fun going down the hill inside a zorb ball!

HolidayIQ Reviewer Swapan Das adds, “We enjoyed there by riding, trekking, sitting on the snow and playing with the zorb-balls.”

HolidayIQ Reviewer Nikhil George says, “Best trekking place for beginners

HolidayIQ Reviewer Yash Raval adds, “Well our sole purpose was to trek Hamta pass while visiting the Manali region this year


#4: Manali: For its breathtaking scenic view of Rohtang Pass

Manali: For its breathtaking scenic view of Rohtang Pass

HolidayIQ Reviewer Tejender Pal shares, “ A place where you can be with ice and full masti. Totally paisa vasool. Don't forget to carry a camera to capture all natural scenery. Ice-capped mountains add beauty to that place. Take woolen clothes or clothes can be also provided in a midway or on the site also. If you like adventurous driving, this place is very good for you. Follow the traffic rules and traffic warnings for a safe journey.”

HolidayIQ Reviewer Jyoti Gupta adds, “A complete wholesome ...


#5: Manali: For skiing, snow-motorbike and more

Manali: For skiing, snow-motorbike and more

HolidayIQ Reviewer Anen khiam shares, “.Enjoyed the activities of skiing, snow motorbike, and we went crazy playing around in the snow. One should move out early around 4 a.m from Manali. That's how you reach the Rohtang pass on time ( around 8 a.m, depending on the traffic). Traffic is bad on the way up and even the roads are narrow so it takes time to reach the point. Remember to hire snowsuit, boots and ski's, there are plenty of shops to hire all those things on the way...

Manali Video Reviews

Manikaran Gurudwara

Manikaran Gurudwara  Video Review

Manikaran Gurudwara

Mahadev Hiremath
13th Jul 17

Nice place to visit

Nice place to visit  Video Review

Kothi

Rani
13th Mar 17

Hot spring in Manali

Hot spring in Manali  Video Review

Vashist Springs And Temple

Śńēhĩl Chaurasia
30th Dec 17

Amazing Beas

Amazing Beas  Video Review

River Beas

Rahul Shankar
17th Jul 17

Rohtang Pass - Cloudy weather

Rohtang Pass - Cloudy weather  Video Review

Rohtang Pass

Mahadev Hiremath
13th Jul 17

Hadimba temple Manali

Hadimba temple Manali  Video Review

Hadimba Temple

Mahadev Hiremath
13th Jul 17

Solang valley and ski

Solang valley and ski  Video Review

Solang Valley

Mohit Panwar
13th Mar 17

Great place for shopping

Great place for shopping  Video Review

The Mall Road

Fenil Visaria
18th Jan 18

Manu temple in old Manali

Manu temple in old Manali  Video Review

Manu Temple

Nitish Kumar
10th Jan 18

Cold water

Cold water  Video Review

River Beas

Nitish Kumar
10th Jan 18

I am heading to Manali

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Reviews (1775)

"Manali has something for everyone; food, adventure, serenity, culture, journey; whatever it may be"

Deepti trivedi

Deepti trivedi4.3/5

2 reviews

Manali - its good hill station.

R0htang pass is obvious choice while visiting Manali, which is 45-50 k from the main city, beautiful sceranic roads. Taxi will charge aroinf 6000/- fo full, taxi, however tempo traveller is also available that charging 1300 per seat and this is rathar good choice as you will get fello traveller. You may need to snow suit that are available on rent 250 per suit, must spent this . Kelong is also one day affair and a=roud 15 km from the town. Taxi will take 5000/- however other modes are also availabel. Adventure biking for rs. 1000/-, paragliding 500/- for small kids, 1000/- for slightly better flight and res 3500 for the ultimate flight. Must enjoy. Apart from this horse riding, yak ride is also availabnle. The roopway is also avai;lable, slightly expensive 700/- per persong but enjoyable . Rest are visiting placed like water fall, hadimba temple, manikarnika etc . River rafting is also available although I could not make it in the Kullu.

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Ajish Babu

Ajish Babu4.3/5

1 review

The Paradise

Its was my vocation after my graduation which I stayed at Manali for a week. My plan was to stay for 3 days and to move to kasol but the beauty forced me to stay there for a week. Stay was done at Hostel NoMads then from Hostel World App. It was a nice place to stay and im sure that everyone would love there. For enjoying the Snow you can go to Rohtang pass which is opened by mid of May. Other places like Solang Valley ( for paragliding and Kullu for river rafting can pump your adrenalin . . You can reach here by taking a bus from Delhi or Chandigarh. Including a bike trip to Rohtang pass which is the open way to Leh-Ladak (riders dream road) will be more adventours for riders. But to go there you have to take permits through online which costs Rs. 500. At Manu market you can find small hotels with best local taste food like Thupka, which ks one of the famous dishes of Manali for cheap price than what you get in Mall road. So by May first week the season starts, it would be pretty hotter in noon time so avoid travelling ib noon without sunscream.

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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.


Photos of Manali

Gauri Shankar Temple, Manali

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Kapoord Dimple

Gauri Shankar Temple, Manali
Manali, Himachal Pradesh

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Sophia Gnanaraj

Manali, Himachal Pradesh

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