Popular Destination in Manali,india


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Manali with its unspoilt scenic grandeur is extremely popular with the tourists, for a lavish display of natural scenery. It is one of the principal show places of the Kullu region.slides helps you to khnow about Manali or so many things about Manali.

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Popular Destination in Manali,india

  1. 1. Know about Manali
  2. 2. Location Manali, India Manali literally means the ‘Home of Manu’, the mythological character who survived when the world was drowned in a flood. Spectacular views of snowcapped peaks and wooded slopes, grassy meadows carpeted with wild flowers make Manali the perfect retreat for a family holiday. • Location Manali a popular hill station in Himachal Pradesh is located at the north end of Kullu valley in Kullu district at a height of 2050 m (6398 ft). It is about 40 Kilometers from Kullu. Tourists traveling to Manali also visit Kullu as it is on the way. Situated on the Beas river (and near its source) amidst lovely forests of towering cedars, circled by snowy peaks and the unending roar of the Beas as a constant companion, Manali also offers unparalleled opportunities for trekking, rock climbing, angling, and winter sport.
  3. 3. Solang Nallah / Valley A Beautiful Valley, 14 km away, surrounded by the white crested mountains and tall deodar trees,Solang is known for adventure sports like ski-slopes or skiing, paragliding, trekking etc. TheNallah has been developed as a sports heaven for tourists and also hosts state and national level winter sports. The surrounding areas of Manali from 3 to 20 kms are suitable for rock climbing. The winter skiing festival is organized here as well as training in skiing is imparted at this place.
  4. 4. Manali Climate • The climate in Manali is very pleasant all through the year except during the winter when night temperatures may drop below zero degree Celsius. Springtime, beginning in March and lasting through April, brings to the valley blossoms, flowers and butterflies – offering a completely rejuvenating experience. • The summer temperatures range between 12° C and 25° C, while the winter temperatures usually remain between 2° C and 15° C. • Close to the snowfields of the Solang Nala and the Rohtang pass, Manali is decidedly cooler than Kullu. During winter there is heavy snowfall, sometimes throwing transportation out of gear. During monsoons Manali gets heavy rainfall, and it is advisable to always travel with sufficient warm clothing.
  5. 5. How to reach Manali, Himachal • By Air The nearest airport is Bhuntar airport, situated near Kullu town, it is about 50 kms from Manali and 10 Kms from Kullu town. There are limited flights from New Delhi and Chandigarh. • By Rail The nearest broad gauge railhead is Chandigarh (320 Kms). Alternative railheads are Shimla (270 Kms) and Jogindernagar (narrow gauge)( 90 Kms), connected with Kalka and Pathankot (broad gauge).
  6. 6. Distance from Manali Delhi 570 Kms Chandigarh 320 Kms Ambala 365 Kms Shimla 260 Kms Pathankot 325 Kms Kullu 50 Km • Approximate travel time • from Delhi to Manali is 14-15 hours • from Chandigarh to Manali is 9 hours • from Shimla to Manali is 8 hours • from Kullu to Manali is 1.5 to 3 hours • from Pathankot to Manali 12 hours • Both government and private deluxe and Volvo buses are available from Delhi but you need to book these two to five days in advance.
  7. 7. Interesting Places in Manali Nehru Kund It is 5-6 Km down the ManaliRohtang road is Nehru Kund a spring fed by the the Brighu Lake. It is Named after the first Prime Minister of Independent India, Pandit Jawahar Lal Nehru, who, when in Manali, was served the sparkling clear natural water from the kund. Mr Nehru liked the Spot Immensely and used to come here often while staying at Manali. One of the many exciting Manali Tourist Attractions, the Nehru Kund is only a 6 km journey from the heart of the Manali Town towards Keylong. The Nehru Kund is actually a spring which was named after the first prime minister of India. The serenity of the place will please any mortal on earth. The respected prime minister loved visiting the place and drink the crystal clear water from the spring when he used to stay in Manali.
  8. 8. Brighu Lake Situated at a height of 4270 m the lake lies below the Brighu peak. The lake is a favorite trekking trail for tourists. It is approachable from village Vashisht and Gulaba. Considered both sacred and a sightseeing delight, it is said that Rishi Bhrigu wrote the Bhrigu Samhita here and also used to meditate near the lake. Nehru Kund, a natural spring originates from this pristine lake, while trekking routes go through this area. On its bank Rishi Bhrigu practiced penance. So this place has religious importance too. The path to the lake starts from Vashishtha village near the hot water sprigs. The distance from here is 6 km. and all the way there is steep climb.
  9. 9. Kothi,Manali, India 3 Km from Manali, enroute to Rohtang pass, is this scenic village below which the river Beas flows through a deep gorge. The PWD rest house located here is ideal for a picnic. The Rahalla Fall at an altitude of 2500 m, 27 Km from Manali, offers an awe inspiring spectacle. Kothi is a beautiful and quiet spot. It commands a thrilling view. This place is famous for movie picturisation and resting resort for poets, writers and lovers of peaceful environments.
  10. 10. Rohtang Pass This wonderland does not end at Rohtang. It is infact, the gateway to the Lahaul and SpitiValleys that offer some awe inspiring mountain - scapes and numerous Buddhist Monasteries. If you have time, take a trip to Keylong the district headquarters or at least to Sisu, 35 Km fromRohtang. Sisu is a tourist centre with a lake and a spectacular waterfall surrounded by towering peaks. Beyond this, one can travel on the Manali-Leh road, the second highest mountain road in the world which takes you enoughSurajtal to Sarchu tourist camps and on to Leh, Ladakh. The Road remains open from early June to mid December. For those with leisure, a trip to Spiti via theKunzum Pass would provide some breathtaking views on its moon-like landscape, including that of Barashigri, the Longest glacier in Asia.
  11. 11. Naggar in Kullu-Manali • Naggar, a lovely village set on a hill surrounded by forests, was the capital of kullu in the 16th century and the monuments in the region are witness to its glorious past. The Naggar Castle, a stone and wood structure built by Raja Sidh Singh over 500 years ago, has been converted into a heritage hotel. The gracefully built castle has a temple of the area, such as the grey sandstone Gauri Shankar templeof Shiva that likes close to the castle, the Chatar Bhuj temple, Tripura Sundri Devi temple, the Jagti Patt temple, with its triangular slab of stone, strewn with rose petals and rupee notes and the Murlidhar temple, are worth a visit, he paintings and photographs of the late Nicholas Roerich are Exhibited in the Nicholas Roerich Gallery.
  12. 12. Tibetan Monasteries • The Gadhan The kchokling Gompa built in 1969 and the monasteries at Chadhyari and Aleo are worth visiting while at Manali. • There are 3 newly constructed colorful Monasteries in Manali. The Tibetans living around these monasteries in Manali offer a wide range of Tibetan handicrafts andcarpets. Two of these monasteries are located in the main downtown of Manali and the third monastery is in Aleo. Aleo is located in Manali on the Left Bank of River Beas.
  13. 13. Vashist Manali • Across the Beas river about 3.2 Km away fromManali bus stand at an altitude of • 1,982 meters just above the Manali-Keylong roadand down below the temple are the hot sulphur spring, named as Vashisht, endowed with great healing powers. Vashisht is bestowed with natural springs and fabulous sand stone temples. Nearby is the pyramidal stone temple dedicated to Vashishta Muni. Turkish style shower fitted bathrooms, separate for ladies and gents have been built closeby where the hot and cold water is separately piped, maintaining the regular temperature for bathing, charges are nominal.
  14. 14. Arjun Gufa • 4 km away from Manali towards Naggar is the Cave of Arjuna, Pandav Arjun mediated here. This is good 1/2 a day excursion with charManali in the Indian Himalayas is a jewel on the forehead of India and this hill queen has a number of interesting sites and the Arjuna Gufa is one of them. Located on the left bank of the river Beas, the Arjuna Gufa or the Cave of Arjuna is 4-5 Kilometers away from the town of Manali. The nearest village to the Arjuna Gufa is the village of Prini and its is a perfect hilly village with all its charmming view of the brilliant mountains.
  15. 15. Club House • The Club House with its comprehensive facilities that include a roller skating rink, an auditorium, billiards rooms, a library, a bar and restaurantmakes wonderful outing for the day. • Club house is situated around 1.5 km. from Tourist bureau (bus stand) or at a distance of 2 kms from the main town on the left bank of Manalsu Nallah, just at the foot of old Manali village with all modern amenities required for holidaying elites. Club house is not less than five star comfort or luxury and greeted by smiling, courteous staff of Himachal Tourism Development Corporation at reception. The club provides indoor and outdoor games, conference facility with a multi purpose hall, Billiard, Table Tennis, Card room , Carom Table, of course with the permission and nominal fee.
  16. 16. Jagat-sukh, Kullu • Jagatsukh, the erstwhile capital of Kullu, is one of the biggest villages in Kullu District in Himachal. This beautiful hamlet is dotted with numerous old temples. Jagatsukh is 6 km south of Manali. Major point of attraction is an ancient Shiva Temple, built in Shikhara style. Other tourist interests include the small shrine of Gaurishankar and the chalet-roofed temple dedicated to Goddess Sandhya Devi. Sharvali Devi Temple, in the nearby village Shooru, is worth visiting.
  17. 17. Rahalla Falls • Rahalla Falls, The beautiful water fall, at height of 8,500 ft. About 16 km from Manali at the start of the climb to the Rohtang Pass, at an altitude of 2,501 m. • 16 kms. on way to Rohtang pass. If one goes to Marhi on foot from Kothi from the old road, the sight of the falls is fascinating.
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