There is no doubt that Manali is one of the most loved holiday destinations in India.
Manali is located in India’s northern Himachal Pradesh.
Oct to Feb is the winter season and considered as the best time to visit Manali
Manali is famous for its Paragliding, Mountain Cycling, Trekking, Snorkeling, Zana Falls, Rahala Waterfalls and much more.
Manali is among the most famous hill stations in India with its verity of attractions which makes it even more popular.
Here are some which make it, even more, special.
Solang valley is one of the most trending attractions in Manali among tourists.
Situated on the way to Rohtang from Manali, every year the valley welcomes tourists in huge numbers.
Some Information about this tourist attraction
Song valley’s name is derived from Solang is a place and Nala which is a valley.
For adventure enthusiasts, parachuting to paragliding, horse riding to driving mini-open jeeps specially available for all tourists.
Some Facts about these attractions
All the age groups are permitted to try all the sports activity as mentioned before.
In the month of November to February, Solang valley is covered with snow.
And during that time skiing is the most popular sport here in the valley.
All training institutes and trainers located in the valley to supervise skiers and train beginners.
when the snow melts the skiing is converted into zorbing.
Zorbing is also a fun activity to enjoy with your family and friends.
It is situated at the top of the Kullu valley, Himachal Pradesh.
Zorbing is a sport played with giant ball and room for 2 people which is rolled down a 200-meter hill.
You can also enjoy paragliding, parachuting, and trekking with your friends and family or you can go solo.
A Ski Himalayas Ropeway was recently opened. Going to the summit can be possible by ATVs, Ropeway or Climbing (Trekking)
One of the most vibrant and enjoyable places in Manali, there is no way one can possibly miss this amazing valley, while here.
This place is among the most popular tourist attractions in Himachal Pradesh.
The entry fees of paragliding at Solang valley is Rs. 600.0 per person short fly, 1500.0 per person high fly.
The entrance ticket price of this place is the official fee for entry to and visit of the place during its opening times.
Location: western bank of the Beas River, Manali, Manali Tehsil, India
Hadimba Temple is one of the most fascinating and top attractions in Manali.
Hidimba temple was built in the year 1553 by Maharaja Bahadur Singh.
And the temple is built around a cave where Devi Hidimba performed meditation for many years.
Hidimba was a very fearless and brave fighter.
Hidimba Devi temple is also known as the Dhungri Temple.
Some facts about this tourist attractions
You have to remember this name because locals know the Hidimba temple by this name.
During the time Pandava’s exile Bhim was the one who defeats and killed Hidimba.
After that Hidimba married to Bhima and gave birth to his son Ghatotkach
Hadimba – the wife of Pandu son Bhima is one of the best places to visit in Manali city and it is dedicated to her.
The most striking feature of this temple is that it is located in the Dhungri Forest
And is surrounded by pine trees and it gives you sometimes spooky feeling.
The pagoda-shaped Hadimba temple of all Manali tourist places is not only unique in its architecture but is famous for its religious value too.
The effigy of Hadimba is made up of brass and is quite awe-inspiring.
It is one of the most popular religious places to see in Manali.
Local people of Manali worship Hidimba Devi as a goddess.
You can queue of people standing outside the temple.
The Hidimba temple is made by the wooden doors and covered with a 24 meters tall wooden Shikhar.
The towers consist of three square roofs covered with timber tiles and a fourth brass cone-shaped roof at the top.
You can also spot a Yak near the Hidimba temple and take a picture with him.
All these factors make these attractions so special among visitors
Location: Hidimba Temple Road, Old Manali, Manali, Himachal pradesh17513
The Clubhouse is one of the most interesting and fun attractions
in old Manali.
The Club House is also one of the tourist places in Manali for adventure activities and indoor games.
Especially kids will love these places and have special activities for adults also.
The clubhouse has been constructed in the British style of architecture
And is managed by Himachal Pradesh Tourism Development Corporation (HPTDC).
This place is ideal for kids as well as adults, Clubhouse is an amazing amusement and adventure park.
Amazing games and attractions in these places
The clubhouse has games like carom, skating,go-karting, billiards, and table tennis. Adults and kids both enjoy these games.
All adventure lovers can try their hand at zip-lining where one person has to cross the river using the ropeway.
There is an in-house restaurant at the clubhouse where you can enjoy beverages, along with delicious snacks.
The clubhouse is one of the best attractions to visit in Manali for all adventure lovers.
Timings:10:00 AM to 8:00 PM (all days of the week)
Location: Clubhouse rd, old Manali, Manali, Himachal Pradesh 175131
Mall road is in the main street in Manali and it’s an unavoidable attractions to visit in manal.
Municipal corporations, Fire service, and police headquarters are also located on the mall road.
There are lots of option for fashion enthusiasts, they can try lots of traditional wear also, Some traditional wear are:
1 Tibetan and Himalayan’ handicrafts
2.Kinnauri and Kullu shawls
3. Prayers wheels
Some facts about this tourist attraction
You can find all the tourists strolling here during the evenings.
Locals open their shops and stalls till 1 AM and it safe at night.
You can enjoy ice cream in the winters or a plate of sizzling momos.
You can also buy wooden handicrafts and woolen clothes from here.
wooden handicrafts and woolen clothes of Manali are famous throughout the country and they are known for their quality.
So you can buy these without any hesitation or without any second thought.
Mall Road has many family restaurants to dine out with our family
And serve really delicious food and you can try their own delicacies also.
You can also book a hotel at an average cost of 2-3k per night If you are staying with your family it will be helpful.
It is one of the best places to visit in Manali, Himachal Pradesh with family and kids.
Location: Mall Road, Manali, Himachal Pradesh 175131
5. Rohtang La(Pass)
Rohtang pass or Rohtang is located at a distance of 51km from Manali and it connects to the Kullu valley, Spiti valley, and Lahaul valley.
Rohtang pass is the attractions to visit from Manali if you want to see snowfall.
The name Rohtang means ground of corpses because many people have lost their lives by trying to cross it.
It is on the Pir Panjal Mountain range of the Himalayas.
Rohtang pass consists of beautiful sights of glaciers, peaks, Lahaul valley, and the Chandra river.
It is a beautiful experience for all who have witnessed before.
Some facts about these tourist attractions
Rohtang remains open from June to October.
Besides sightseeing, tourists can also enjoy trekking, skiing, and sled rides, etc. Ski and sleds are available for rent.
At the top of the mountain, you can also take a sip tea and coffee, and if you feel hungry can have a bite of Maggi there.
Rohtang has no accommodation options you have to bring your own tent and set up your camp by the roadside.
Therefore you have to stay in Manali because it is the closest big town near the Rohtang pass.
Unless you don’t find any accommodation at Rohtang pass.
In Manali, you stay at luxury resorts, riverside cottages, deluxe hotels and also have a 3-star budget stay.
Mainly there are food stalls or eateries you can only find Maggi and tea/coffee there or you have to carry your own food.
All these attractions are worth visiting and it well worth every single penny of yours.
For entering into Rohtang you need a permit.
This type of permit is issued only once to one vehicle during the entire season.
No vehicles are allowed on Tuesday as the day is kept for Maintainance of Rohtang pass.
And 60 petrol and 40 diesel vehicle are allowed.
For permit, You have to apply it online using the Kullu administration website.
You can take a private taxi and state buses from Manali to Rohtang, it is almost a 2-hour ride.
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