Manali

    Manali

Manali : he Kullu valley has an ancient town in its lap called Manali. Surrounded by towering peaks at an arm length, Manali's major asset is its proximity to the snowline. It is a flourishing orchard industry, a popular honeymoon destination and trailhead for numerous treks as well as a great countryside ideal for adventure sport lovers. Manali literally means the 'Home of Manu'. Manu is the mythological character who is supposed to have survived when the world was drowned in Flood. He then came to Manali and recreated human life. Thus, the area of Manali is sacred and Hindus treat the temples over here as pilgrimage.

    Rohtang pass

Rohtang pass: situated at an altitude of 3978 m above the sea level, Rothang Pass located somewhat around 51 kms away from Manali is the only gateway to Lahaul Sipti Valleys. It is the perfect place from where tourists and the visitors to Manali can enjoy the panoramic view of the snow capped Himalayas rising above the clouds, inviting view of the glaciers, crystal clear water and the captivating natural surrounding with tall deodar trees. Rothang Pass in Manali is outstanding beauty and is one of the most visit places during Manali tours. Rothang Pass is also famous as the highest jeep able road in the world and so is the reason why Rothang has become the most travel tourist spot in Manali, Himachal Pradesh

    Hadimba devi Temple

Hadimba devi Temple- This is one of the most important temples of Manali and is called the Dhungri Van Vihar. Located in the middle of the forest, this four storey wooden temple is dedicated to Goddess Hadimba. The wooden doorway of the temple is particularly fascinating and the architecture of the temple is also par excellence.


    Vashisht

Vashisht : ( 3 km. ) This place is famous for its hot water springs and temples of Vashisht Rishi and Lord Rama. It is located on the bank of Beas, but well above the river. Natural hot sulphur springs with two separate bathing tanks for gents and ladies are always full of tourists. Turkish style showers fitted baths have also been built nearby. Hot water from the nearby spring is provided for bathing.







    Dainkund

Dainkund: It is 10 km from Dalhousie. On a clear day this tall peak (2745 m) affords a birds eye-view of the hills, verdant valleys and the Beas, Ravi and Chenab rivers threading their silvery passage down to the plains.







    Solang Valley

Solang Valley : ( 13 km. ) A beautiful valley between Manali and Kothi which offers views of the glaciers and snow covered mountain peaks. The plateau is frequently used for holding camps by the trekking parties. The surrounding areas of Manali from 3 to 20 km. are suitable for rock climbing. The winter skiing festival is organised here as well as training in skiing is imparted at this place.