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  • Solang Valley

    Solang Valley

    Solang Valley is quiet and is best approached by road. The drive up to Solang is extremely picturesque. Once you are there, try out some Chinese food from the local roadside shacks, and enjoy the views. The road ahead is blocked since a tunnel to Koksar (a village ahead of ...

    Nature Landmark
  • Old Manali

    Old Manali

    Swaying eucalyptus, lovely roads, sweet little eateries, small kitschy market places, and cafes that serve your favourite continental food at unbelievably low prices, the serenity of Old Manali is only disturbed by twittering birds and the sound of the gushing waters of the Kullu River. ...

    Landmark
  • Naggar Castle

    Naggar Castle

    An important tourist spot around Manali, Naggar Castle is an ancient palace dating back to the 15th century. It boasts of impressive architecture and also houses a gallery of paintings of the remarkable Russian artist, Nicholas Reorich. ...

    Monument
  • Manali by Volvo - Honeymoon Special (Online Only)

    Manali by Volvo - Honeymoon Special (Online Only)

    Bus Stop to Hotel and vice versa3 Breakfast and 3 Lunch/Dinner ...

    6 Days|5 Nights Rs. 9,999
  • Manali by Volvo - (Online Only)

    Manali by Volvo - (Online Only)

    Bus Stop to Hotel and vice versa3 Breakfast and 3 Lunch/Dinner ...

    6 Days|5 Nights Rs. 7,999
  • Manali by Volvo (Hotel Snow Park)

    Manali by Volvo (Hotel Snow Park)

    Bus Stop to Hotel and vice versa3 Breakfast and 3 Lunch/Dinner ...

    6 Days|5 Nights Rs. 7,999
  • Manu Temple

    Manu Temple

    A famous and significant pilgrimage spot, the Manu Temple is the only temple in India for Lord Manu, the legendary sage who stayed in this area.

    The town of Manali derives its name from Lord Manu. Manali is believed to be the abode of Manu, the great sage ...

    Religious
  • Tibetan Monasteries

    Tibetan Monasteries

    One of the most fascinating aspects of Manali is the fact that it has several colourful monasteries. These monasteries serve not only as a place of worship but also as guardians of the rich culture and history of the Tibetan people settled in Kullu and Manali.

    The two ...

    Religious
  • Club House

    Club House

    The Manali Club House is maintained by the Himachal Tourism Development Corporation. It is one of the best centres of recreation in Manali. Located at the foothills of old Manali town, the Club House offers alluring views of the lush green surroundings.

    You can enjoy various indoor and ...

    Sports
  • Rohtang Pass/Snow Point

    Rohtang Pass/Snow Point

    Rohtang Pass is a very beautiful and popular spot in Manali with more than 25 lakh visitors every year. In winter, the mountains at the Rohtang Pass are completely covered in snow and it is impossible to get there. Hence, the pass remains closed during winters (from October) and generally ...

    Landmark Nature
  • Hadimba Temple

    Hadimba Temple

    The 15th-century Hadimba Temple was built to commemorate Hadimba Devi, from the Indian spiritual epic Mahabharata. What’s equally striking is the cedar forest that surrounds the temple, which adds to its earthy appeal. ...

    Religious
  • Vashist Temple & Water Springs

    Vashist Temple & Water Springs

    Dedicated to the local deity and sage by the same name, Saint Vashist, the Vashist Temple on the banks of River Ravi is worth a stop. The temple showcases lovely wood carvings. The real attraction here is the therapeutic hot springs that are piped and cemented to make for a ...

    Religious
  • Gauri Shankar Temple

    Gauri Shankar Temple

    Located in the village of Dashal, this temple is centuries-old. After exploring the temple, enjoy strolling by the lush apple orchard, or get down to the river stream for a chilly dip. ...

    Religious
  • Monasteries

    Monasteries

    When in Manali, visit the Buddhist monasteries that have been set up here by the Tibetans and other followers of Buddhism. The monasteries offer tranquil surroundings and are also an excellent place to witness the Buddhist culture. Popular monasteries include the Manali Gompa, Gadhan Thekchoking Gompa and the Himalayan Nyingamapa ...

    Religious
  • Jagatsukh

    Jagatsukh

    Located at a distance of 6 kilometres from Manali, Jagatsukh is the biggest rural community in the district of Kullu. Jagatsukh is famous for a temple dedicated to Lord Shiva and the Devi Sharvati Temple that is located in close proximity. ...

    Religious
  • Manali Winter Carnival

    Manali Winter Carnival

    The Manali Winter Carnival, which usually takes place in February, is a charming festival that combines cultural as well as sports events. The activities include skiing competitions, food fests, a craft bazaar, music competition, folk dances, and street plays amongst many other things.

    The festival aims to showcase the ...

    Cultural
  • Hadimba Devi Fair

    Hadimba Devi Fair

    The Hadimba Devi Temple, dedicated to the wife of Bhima from Mahabharata, is an ancient cave temple in Manali and the fair that takes place here around May is a popular event in the region.

    The fair dedicated to the deity Hadimba is organized within the temple complex ...

    Cultural
  • Lossar Festival

    Lossar Festival

    Celebrated around the last week of February, Lossar Festival marks the Tibetan New Year. The festivities are marked with colourful masked dances and other folk performances.

    The festival is celebrated across the entire tribal belt of Himachal Pradesh particularly in the Tibetan colonies of Manali, Shimla, Dharamshala, Solan ...

    Cultural
  • Raghunath Temple

    Raghunath Temple

    "Perched atop a small hill, the old Raghunath Temple was constructed in the mid 17th century by Raja Jagat Singh of Kullu. Famed for its grand Dussehra festival, the shrine is dedicated to Raghunath Ji. His idol was brought by the king from Tretnath Temple of Ayodhya. This idol is ...

    Religious
  • Arjun Gufa

    Arjun Gufa

    Situated on the bank of the Beas River, Arjun Gufa is an interesting place to visit. Roughly 4 km away from the hill station of Manali, this beautiful natural attraction lies near Prini village. As per a popular belief, this cave is the place where Arjuna, the third eldest among ...

    Religious Nature
  • Beas Kund

    Beas Kund

    "The originating point of the holy Beas River, Beas Kund is considered to be the site where the great sage Vyas took his daily bath. The Kund, protected by an igloo-like stone structure, is considered sacred by the Hindus. The site's religious significance has attracted and continues to attract thousands ...

    Nature Religious
  • Bhrigu Lake

    Bhrigu Lake

    Bhrigu Lake, also known as 'Pool of the Gods', is a picturesque water body that attracts countless visitors every year. Situated at an altitude of about 4240 m from sea level, this lake is flanked by towering snow-covered mountains from all sides. There are many beliefs and legends associated with ...

    Lake and Waterfall Religious
  • Club House

    Club House

    Club House is an entertainment zone, built in British-style and managed by the Himachal Pradesh Tourism Development Corporation (HPTDC). It is popular for indoor as well as outdoor activities like carrom, table tennis, pool and skating. For a relaxing day, head towards this place, which is easily reachable by bus ...

    Sport
  • Gadhan Thekchhokling Gompa

    Gadhan Thekchhokling Gompa

    "Gadhan Thekchhokling Gompa is one of Manali's finest attractions. Although small, the spiritual energy exuded from here is boundless. Built in 1960 by Tibetan refugees, this renowned Buddhist monastery attracts countless tourists from all corners of India. The monastery flaunts a majestic façade that is complemented with the pagoda-style yellow ...

    Religious
  • Gulaba

    Gulaba

    Gulaba is a picturesque spot that lies on the way to the popular Rohtang Pass. The place has got its name from Raja Gulab Singh of Kashmir who camped here, while leading an incursion into China. Flanked by snow-covered mountain peaks and graced with grasslands, wild plants and the pristine ...

    Nature
  • Hadimba Devi Temple

    Hadimba Devi Temple

    "Hadimba Devi Temple, colloquially known as Dhoongri Temple, is an elegantly crafted 4-tier pagoda roofed structure, set amidst dense Deodar forests. This highly revered shrine is dedicated to Goddess Hidimba who was the wife of Bhima from the Indian epic, Mahabharata. A centre of religious, historical and archaeological interest, this ...

    Religious
  • Jana Falls

    Jana Falls

    The beautiful Jana Fall is a hidden gem in the Naggar region. Surrounded by deodar trees, pine trees, apple orchards and spectacular snow-covered mountain peaks, this fall is a charming picnic spot. The best views of waters disgorging from a towering height and striking a cluster of rocks below can ...

    Lake and Waterfall
  • Jogini waterfall

    Jogini waterfall

    An enchanting natural attraction - Jogini Waterfall is famed for its beautiful cascading waters and serene environs. Set amidst lush flora and cluster of small hills, this breathtaking site can be reached by a short trek from the Vashisht village. To de-stress, take a refreshing dip in the shallow pool ...

    Lake and Waterfall
  • Manikaran Gurudwara

    Manikaran Gurudwara

    "Manikaran Gurudwara, located in the small town of Manikaran, is one of the most prominent places of worship for Sikhs. Also known as Sri Guru Nanak Dev Ji Gurudwara, this shrine was built at the site where Guru Nanak Dev Ji came with his disciple Bhai Mardana for the welfare ...

    Religious
  • Manu Temple

    Manu Temple

    Around 3 km from the main bazaar of Old Manali, the ancient Manu Temple is a place worth visiting. Dedicated to Manu Rishi, the creator of the human race on earth, this religious edifice is visited and re-visited by countless devotees every year. Legends have it that Manu saved the ...

    Religious
  • Naggar Castle

    Naggar Castle

    "Located in Naggar Town, amidst breathtaking forested hills, the Naggar Castle is a magnificent historical edifice. Made of stone and wood, this palace served as the residence of Raja Sidh Singh of Kullu. It was built in AD 1460 in an impressive amalgamation of European and Himalayan architecture. Fireplaces, fitting ...

    Monument
  • Pandoh Dam

    Pandoh Dam

    The magnificent Pandoh Dam was built in 1977 with the primary purpose of generating hydroelectric power. Managed by the Bhakra Beas Management Board (BBMB), this dam, measuring 76 m in height, diverts the water of the river through a 38 km long system of canals and tunnels. The water from ...

    Landmark
  • Pin Valley National Park

    Pin Valley National Park

    "Sprawling over an area of 1150 sq km as buffer zone and 675 sq km as core zone, Pin Valley National Park is a part of the Great Himalayan National Park Conservation Area. Established in 1987, this national park is perched at varying altitudes that range between 3500 and 6000 ...

    Nature
  • Rahala Falls

    Rahala Falls

    The enchanting Rahala Falls, situated at an altitude of 2501 m above the plains, attracts countless visitors every year with its breathtaking beauty. Embraced by splendid hills, lush deodar forests and lofty birch trees from all sides, this site serves as a wonderful picnic spot for locals and tourists alike. ...

    Lake and Waterfall
  • River Beas

    River Beas

    "The Beas River, also known as Vipasha in Sanskrit, flows in Himachal Pradesh and Punjab. From its originating point (4361 m) in the Himalayas, this holy river passes through lush evergreen forests and hills before reaching Punjab. Here, it embraces the Satluj River and finally enters the territory of Pakistan, ...

    Nature
  • Rozy Falls

    Rozy Falls

    A visit to Rozy Falls gives one the opportunity to spend moments of repose in Mother Nature's lap. The forested mountains and vast green valleys encircling the waterfall form a truly sensational backdrop. The awesome sight of Rozy Falls' white waters disgorging from a towering height creates precious and unforgettable ...

    Lake and Waterfall
  • Solang Nullah

    Solang Nullah

    Solang Nullah is a beautiful stream flowing through snow-covered mountain peaks, lofty trees and wild flowers in the Solang Valley. A serene place to spend moments of repose, Solang Nullah is the place where you find nature in its most artistic form. For family picnics, this site is no doubt, ...

    Nature
  • Solang Valley

    Solang Valley

    Nestling between Solang village and Beas Kund, Solang Valley is a beautiful place offering breathtaking views of snow-capped mountains, peaks and glaciers. From skiing to zorbing, parachuting and paragliding, the adventure activities available here are many. Sport enthusiasts should visit this place during the months of January and February. Every ...

    Nature
  • Vashisht Baths

    Vashisht Baths

    Vashisht Baths are hot water springs, situated on the banks of the gurgling Beas River in the picturesque hill station of Manali. These baths are named after the great sage Vashisht, who was a teacher and adviser to Lord Rama. Surrounded by pine trees and luxuriant vegetation, these water bodies ...

    Nature
  • Van Vihar National Park

    Van Vihar National Park

    Van Vihar National Park is one of the most frequented attractions in Manali. Located favourably on the Mall Road, this park is populated with many deodar trees that provide shade to the whole area. For the convenience of visitors, the park is provided with concrete as well as wooden benches. ...

    Nature
  • Jamula Temple

    Jamula Temple

    Jamula Temple, located in the scenic village of Malana, is an ancient temple dedicated to a sage called Jamula Rishi Devta. The temple holds great religious significance among people belonging to the Gaddi tribe. At present, it serves as a court for resolving disputes of the Malana village. It is ...

    Religious