|Fast facts -||1.Manali is 40 kilometers from Kulu to the north.|
2.Manali comprises Mountaineering Institute.
|Did you know -||Manali is called the Switzerland of India|
|Must do -||Food lover's should visit the several small restaurants lined in the streets.|
During your tour to the beautiful Kulu you may pass through a valley on the National Highway leading to Leh. This place is named Manali. It is 40 kilometers from Kulu to the north. If snow is what you have been looking for, then Manali is the best possible destination for your holiday or honeymoon.
The breath taking landscape, the well-defined snow capped peaks, the Beas River, the hills covered with deodar and pine trees, small fields and the fruit orchards are worth visiting. A wide range of flora greets you during our tour to Manali. Wild flowers and wagtails are very common there. You can enjoy a stroll through the stippled orchards and fairy-tale forests of deodar.
If you are interested in shopping, then stop at the Manali market to buy something for your near and dear ones. Tibetan carpets and crafts are the mot famous item available there. For the food lover's interest, the appetizing aroma of steaming noodles would take you to several small restaurants lined in the streets.
If you are interested in some adventure then go trekking to Lahaul, Spiti, Kinnaur, Leh and Zanskar regions in Kashmir valley. No wonder, this place is called the Switzerland of India. Manali comprises Mountaineering Institute. It is a popular base for trekking and mountaineering in summer. Tourists can also try skiing in winter.
There are special huts and resorts for the trekking enthusiasts who travel to Manali. Other tourists can put up at any of the hotels available here:
Getting to Manali
The nearest airport from Manali is at Bhunter. The closest railhead is located at jogindernagar, Chandigarh and Ambala. You can also travel to Manali by road. The distance between Delhi to Manali is 570 kilometers and from Shimla the distance is 280 kilometers.