Manikaran, located in Himachal Pradesh, is best reached by roads which takes in the charm of the Himalayan landscape at its best. What is the Nearest Airport to Manikaran?
Bhuntar, in Kullu Manali (34 kms) is the nearest airport to Manikaran having domestic flights connected to Shimla, Chandigarh and Delhi. Chandigarh (160 kms) is nearest major airport connected to major Indian cities Taxi/cabs and buses are available from both the airports to reach Manikaran. What is the Nearest Railway Station to Manikaran?
Manikaran does not have a railway station. Jogindernagar (125 kms) is nearest railhead. However, Chandigargh (295 kms) is the major railway station having number of trains connected to major cities of India. Taxi/cabs and buses are available from both the stations to reach this valley. How to Reach Manikaran by Bus?
Most tourists prefer reaching Manikaran by busbecause of the view the journey offers for 3-4 hours. There are number of local state buses connecting Manikaran to Bhuntar, which is further connected with various buses from nearby cities such as Delhi, Chandigarh, Shimla, Amritsar and Pathankot. How to Reach Manikaran by Road?
If you are not pressed for time, a trip by car to Manikaran is most enjoyable as there are many picturesque views on the route. Another advantage of travelling by own car is that tourists can take as many stops as they want or click images, photos/selfies, take videos before visiting the destination. How to Reach Manikaran by Cab/Taxi?
If you are not comfortable driving on the hilly roads, there is an option to book cab/taxi to Manikaranand enjoy pleasant weather. There are travel agents in nearby cities like Delhi, Chandigarh, Shimla and other places from where you can get cabs at reasonable prices to drop you at hotels or resorts. Routes to Manikaran
Route from Delhi: Distance between Delhi and Manikaran is about 522 kms and time taken to cover the distance is about 11-12 hours. There are two routes from Delhi to Manikaran. The first route goes via NH44 from Sonipat, Panipat, Kurukshetra, Rupnagar and Mandi to Manikaran. This is the fastest route but has tolls on the way. The distance is 52 kms and time taken to cover distance on this route is about 11 hours. The second route goes via Rohtak, Hansi, Patiala, Rupnagar and Mandi to Manikaran. This route is 630 kms and would take about 13 hours to reach.
Route from Chandigarh: Distance between Chandigarh and Manikaran is about 295 kms and would take about 7-8 hours to reach. The best route from Chandigarh to Manikarangoes via Rupnagar, Barmana, Ner Chowk, Mandi and Bhuntar to Manikaran.
Route from Manali:Distance between Manali and Manikaran is about 78 kms and would take about 3-4 hours to reach. The best route from Manali to Manikarangoes via Naggar, Bandrol, Kullu, Jia and Kasol to Manikaran.
Route from Shimla:Distance between Shimla and Manikaran is about 233 kms and would take 6-7 hours to reach. The best route from Shimla to Manikrangoes via Barmana, Ner Chowk, Mandi and Bhuntar to Manikaran.