With the onset of Summer season, people rush towards the hilly areas to find some relaxed time. On the list of nearby hill stations to Delhi, Manali is always on the top of Delhites. Although, many people opt for Manali tour packages, but their Manali expedition is limited to the main Manali city only. Below I have provided a list of places that you can include in your Manali trip to get the best out of this magnificent hill station.
- Solang Valley
Solan Valley is a year-round destination, which is green and cheerful in summers and ice-covered and exciting in winters. Known as skiing paradise, Solang Valley hosts several winters sports from December to January. Adventurous activities to enjoy here includes paragliding, Quad biking, Zorbing, and snowmobiling. A trip to Manali is incomplete without visiting this little paradise.
- Beas River
Beas River plays a major role in enhancing the beauty of Manali and at the same time offers a remarkable experience to the visitors. Rafting in the Beas river is one of the most sought after by the tourists in Manali. Those who are not much of an adventure enthusiasts can engage in camping alongside the Beas River and enjoy a calming and soothing natural environment.
- Great Himalayan National Park
The Great Himalayan National Park is a home to diverse species of Alpine flora and fauna. This site was proclaimed as as World Heritage Site in 2014 by (United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization) UNESCO. Besides offering a picturesque view, here you can witness a great diversity of mammals, flowers, trees, and reptiles. For the best sightseeing, visit here from September to November.
- Rohtang Pass
Located at an elevated height of 3978 m, Rohtang Pass is just another treat for eyes in Manali. Famous for its snow-covered roads and mountains, Rohtang Pass gains popularity after the Bollywood movies “Jab We Met” and “Yeh Jawani Hai Deewani.” The magnificence of the landscape covered in white and sonorous silence of this valley is a mesmerizing thing worth experiencing in life.
- Old Manali
Far from the hustle-bustle and crowd of the New Manali, Old Manali is a quiet settlement covered in the aroma of trees and chirping of birds. Here you can experience nature so closely that you wouldn’t want to leave this place. Just go out for a walk here and you will instantly feel that freshness and happiness within yourself.
- Manali Nature Park
Located on the bank of Beas River and surrounded by Cedar and Deodar trees, Manali Nature Park is a pristine beauty. Click some cool pictures here, go for hiking, and experience the wildlife from close here.
- Vashisht Hot Water Spring
Vashishth hot water spring is one of the prominent tourist attractions of Manali. There is nothing better to remove your tiredness then taking a hot water bath. This water will not only relax your body in minutes, but its therapeutic properties will also present your skin from many skin diseases.
- Tibetan Monasteries
If you want to see the glimpse of Tibetan culture, then the monasteries in Manali are the best way of doing so. Although there are numerous monasteries in Manali, but the most popular are Himalayan Nyingmapa Tibetan Buddhist Monastery and Gadhan Thekchhokling Gompa Monastery.
Indulgence of these destinations in your Manali holiday package will allow you to explore the most of Manali.