Manali Experience: Manali offers everything a traveler needs, from Budget to Luxurious stay options, variety for foodies, thrills for adventure lovers and, of course, beautiful scenery & landscapes.
Food, sight-seeing and shopping: Manali is one place where you need not worry about food as here you can have all types of food from Punjabi, Gujarati, South Indian etc., Sagar (Pure Veg) on The Mall offers good Punjabi & South Indian dishes.
Rohtang Pass, Solang Valley, Hadimba Temple, Vashist Kund are the sites not be missed. One can also visit Old Manali which is a favourite for guests who want to stay for longer duration.
While in Manali, one can shop for woollen clothes which are available at good discounted rates.
Activities & things to do: There are lots of adventure activities one can do in Manali like Zorbing, Skiiing (During Winters only), Rafting (Seasonal), riding a multi terrain vehicle, trekking, and paragliding etc., Most of the activities are conducted at Solang valley. Rafting is conducted on river Beas. Rates are not fixed & depend upon tourist season & off season. There are a number of operators who offer tailor made trekking packages. Antrek Tours & Travels (located on the Mall) is one such operator and is very reliable.
Travel tips, How to reach, travel warnings etc: How to Reach: Regular Deluxe & Volvo buses run from Delhi & Chandigarh to Manali. From Delhi it takes around 12 hrs. to reach Manali. There are day time as well as night time buses. One can also opt for a private vehicle.
Travel Warning: As in any place in India, fix up charges before hiring a taxi.
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