Nestled on the edge of Leh, Manali is a beautiful hill station which islies 40 km from Kullu. The pleasant environ of the place is quite fascinating and is breathtaking. The scenic beauty of this place makes it the best honeymoon destinations of Himachal Paradesh. People from all across the globe visit Manali to savor its natural beauty such as evergreen landscapes, snowy mountains, waterfalls, sports, snowfall and blossoming gardens etc. featuring as the center of human kind recreation Manali is a must place to visit once in a life.
Here are some most prominent tourist attractions in Manali –
- Hadimba Devi Temple
- Solang Valley
- Beas Kund
- Rohtang Valley
- Manu Temple
- Pin Valley National Park
- Manali Sanctuary
- Tibetan Monasteries
1. Hadimba Devi Temple
Hadimba Devi is considered as the prominent Goddess in Manali. She is also believed to be the consort of Bhima (one of Pandava brother). Coming all together with family, Hadimba Devi Temple is one of the best tourist spot where you spend some quality time. The temple is located in forest foDhungiri van Vihar and is compact with wooden carvings boasting the carving of various animals and cosmic dancers.
2. Solang Valley
A heaven for adventure lovers, Solang Valley is one of the finest places in Manali which is also called Solang Nullah. The place has got its name from Solang – the name of the village and Nullah – means water streams from mountains. Located beside the Beas River, Solang Valley is all about the adventure activities such as parachuting, paragliding, skating and zorbing. People on Manali Tourism can also explore the lush greenery, finest of apple orchards, snowcapped mountain peaks with various water bodies. Winter Skiing Festival in Solang Valley is a major attraction among the tourists.
3. Beas Kund
Famous as the hub of summer and winter games festival in Manali, Solang also is compacting another tourist attraction called Beas Kund. The place is famous for various adventure sports. Trekking is the most amazing tourist sport. The peaks near Beas Kund such as Friendship, Shitidhar and Ladakhi are other major attractions. Camping near this place will enhance your Manali tours.
4. Rohtang Valley
Another major tourist attraction in Manali, Rohtang Valley is a beautiful place which is famous among adventure freaks. The ideal time considered for visiting this valley is the months in between April to October as after October the valleys faces huge snow fall. The main adventure activity that is done in here is trekking. Along with this you can also enjoy other activities such as paragliding, trekking, skiing and other activities.
5. Manu Temple
Manu, the founder of human kind, has many devotees in Manali and thus you can find a temple dedicated to the first man of the world. Located at a distance 3 km, from Mall Road in Manali, the temple attracts lots of tourists from all across the world. The temple is located on the banks of Beas River. The beautiful architecture, scenic surroundings and spiritual aura will surely enhance your North India tours.
6. Pin Valley National Park
This is the only National Park in Himachal Pradesh which is located in the Valley of Pin River. The national park has got its name from Pin Valley. Comparatively with the other regions of the state, this region is bit dry and have grown foliage in huge number. Being a nature lover you can enjoy watching various Himalayan birds like Himalayan Snow cock, Snow Partridge, Chukor, Tibet Snow Finch and many more. The place is best visited during the month of July to October.
7. Manali Sanctuary
It is a beautiful destination perfect for all wildlife lovers. Manali Sanctuary is located at a distance of 2 km from Manali and is spread on the hills. The major attractions of the Manali Sanctuary include wide spread lush greenery, various species of birds and a rich wildlife with various Himalayan species of animals. During your visit to Manali Sanctuary under your wildlife tour package you can also get involve into various sports activities such as bird watching, trekking and many more.
8. Tibetan Monasteries
Manali is highly influence by Tibetan culture thus Manali is compact with many Tibetan Monasteries which have been built up in a unique way. The monasteries are compacting with the literature and handicrafts of the Tibetan culture. The major attraction of the spot includes Tibetan handicraft’s items. There is also a huge Buddha statue put in the monastery.
Here are some best tourist attractions of Manali –
- Vashisht Hot Water Spring
- Arjun Gufa
- Jagat Sukh
- Nehru Kund
- Rahala Waterfalls