MANALI-total free voyage for 4 night and 5 days

Manali, at the northern end of the Kullu Valley in Himachal Pradesh, is a hill station situated at a height of 2050m (6398 ft) in the Himalayas. Situated on the Beas river (Vyaas in Hindi) and near its source, it is a popular tourist spot for Indians in summer and a magical, snow-covered place in winter. A staging point for a number of treks (Beas Kund, Chandrakhani Pass) and sports such as white-water rafting, Manali is also on the road to Ladakh via the valley of Lahaul and Spiti and the Rohtang Pass which is the main attraction near Manali tourist places.

Weather– Minimum temp could be below -5°C from October ‘thru March. December, January and February are the coldest months. Rest of the year, the minimum temperature would be 15-20°C in Manali tourist places.

Weather– Minimum temp could be below -5°C from October ‘thru March. December, January and February are the coldest months. Rest of the year, the minimum temperature would be 15-20°C in Manali tourist places.

HOTEL-

Budget

  • Hotel Kanchanikoot, Rohtang road (1km from Manali, Near Vashisht Chowk, river side Before Reshpan petrol pump), ☎ 09459160466 ([email protected]). Free pick and drop from and to Manali BusStand ; 2 standard rooms , 4 executive rooms , 4 luxury rooms ,1 suite.Ample parking,Free WIFi, balcony in all rooms,room service,travel desk to tailor your holiday plans,camping and trekking; doctor, taxi, guide on call.
  • Hotel Drilbu Manali, Gurudwara Road, Near Mall Road Tehsil MANALI,Distt KULLU HIMACHAL PRADESH INDIA (Mall road), ☎ 919736386854. checkin: 12noon; checkout: 12noon. Hotel Drilbu Manali offers a unique experience of cozy camp where the traditional & coloured tents are luxuriously furnished with modern amenities.
  • Hotel Prini Inn Manali, Prini, Naggar Road Tehsil MANALI,Distt KULLU HIMACHAL PRADESH INDIA (Near Club Mahindra), ☎ 919459407710. checkin: 12noon; checkout: 12noon. Hotel Prini Inn Manali offers cozy rooms furnished with modern amenities.
  • Drifters’ Inn & Cafe, Manu Temple Road, Old Manali (about 300mts before Manu Temple), ☎ +91 9805033127. checkin: 12noon; checkout: 12noon. Drifters is really high on value for money. Rooms and toilets are clean and cozy.
  • Hotel Mountain Face by Snow City Hotels, VPO Prini Tehsil Manali Distt Kullu (Near Mahindra Show Room), ☎ 8988315050. checkin: 12 noon; checkout: 12noon. Hotel’s location in a peaceful area surrounded with apple orchards and a best place to stay for the honeymooners, couples, and all those people who visited Manali for a peace and relax with nature. 950 – 2500.
  • Pir Panjal Cottage, Vashisht Chowk, Manali (Near Adventure18.), ☎ +919829037474. One of the only pre-1950s built properties in Manali. Short 50m walk isolates it from the road and you can enjoys some of the best views of Pir Panjal and Dhauladhar range. 3 large bedrooms, hot running water, dining room w/ fireplace, self cooking kitchen facility, lounge area, free WiFi. A private room is Rs 1500/day or Rs 7000/week.
  • Handimba hotel, has 4 hotels in manali- mall, circuit house, kullu and near temple (Near Mall Road.), ☎ “+91. checkin: 11 am or before; checkout: 11 am. You can ask him for contacts in restaurants too for some good discounts. starts from just 500 Rs.
  • Manali Residency (Manali Residency), Aleo road ,Manali (Aleo road near petrol pump), ☎ 9817545143. Manali residency is a deluxe hotel in manali offering top class services. 200.
  • Getway Resort, Vashisht, Manali (Near Mall Road.), ☎ +91 9540040327. very clean & nice rooms, beautiful view over the valley, great fresh food ,Price between 800/- to 1000/- Per Night.
  • Mount Ville Cottages, Burua, Manali (across the bridge opposite Nehrukund), ☎ +91 94184 12254. Luxurious, spacious rooms, large windows, attached balconies with tea/coffee making facilities. Brilliant view of snow covered peaks and apple orchards all around. WiFi. Hot water. Fully stocked kitchen. 2000/night.
  • Krishna Guesthouse, Old Manali (Next door to Drifter’s). Clean, comfortable rooms, large windows with a view of the hills or the streetside. WiFi. Hot water. Friendly owner. BUT… room 4 has bed bugs. 400.
  • Maya Bodh Niwas Guesthouse, Vashisht, Manali (Behind Yeti G.H.), ☎ +91 86 2707 6394. run by a Indian-Swiss couple, very clean & nice rooms, beautiful view over the valley, great fresh food.
  • Rising Moon Guest House & Garden restaurant, Manali, (Opposite to Club House & across river), ☎ 86278850. Amazing place to stay, perfect location and great Food. Bonfire was really a Beautiful experience. 800/-.
  • Hotel Shandela, Club House Road (Near electricity office, The Mall), ☎ 09418388208. Rooms overlooking the forest on one side. A favourite with World Challenge expeditioners. -mail:[email protected] PH. 01902252426
  • Tiger’s Eye, Club House Road (Above Drifter’s and towards the right in the village). Clean and warm warms. Nice wooden floors. Comfortable bed. Hot water. Pretty courtyard. 400 rupees.
  • Blue Guest House, Castle Road Naggar, Brahman Kothi, Naggar, Kullu Manali, +91-9817287347, +91-9816421109 (Mrs. Lata Sharma), +91-9816377076 (Mr Chander Shekhar Sharma), Hot water, CTV, view of Kullu Valley and Beas River and roof-top restaurant. This is a family run guest house and the couple is very courteous. The guest house is priced between 200/- and 500/- per night and located on the way up, about 0.5 kms before the Castle. Manali is 30 mins by local bus.manali tourist places
  • R.K. Guest House, Manu temple road, old manali (near Manu Temple), ☎ +91 09660319187Chenu. Clean and warm rooms. WIFI. Comfortable beds. Hot water. Pretty Garden with hammocks. Delicious food.Nice view of Manali & vasisht waterfalls. 300 /and 800 rupees.

TRAVEL-

By train

The nearest Broad Gauge Rail Head is Ambala Cantt (200km) or Chandigarh (250km)from Indian Capital New Delhi. Ambala Cantt is on the Delhi – Amritsar and Delhi – Jammu main lines and is well served by rail, but you will need to travel to Ambala to get a bus for the 10 hour ride to Manali. Jogindernagar and Kalka are other, less preferable, rail heads for manali tourist places.

The nearest broad gauge station is Kiratpur Sahib in Punjab near the city of Nangal. It lies in Ropar district of Punjab. The station lies on the Ambala Cantt – Una route of Indian Railways. From here you can easily get buses for manali tourist places.

By plane

The nearest airport is Bhuntar ( Kullu ) Airport ( Tel: 01902-265037, 265603), 50km from Manali, 10km from Kullu, about two hours away. Air India Regional operate flights to Kullu from Delhi manali tourist places. However the services can be irregular, and airfares can be high. Himalyan Bulls offer flight services from Chandigarh to kullu airport. It can be booked from their site. From the airport the best option to go to Manali is by Pre Paid taxi which is easily available there. The taxi stand is 100 metres from the airport. They have written prices with minimum ₹1200 to Manali. Alternatively just go to Kullu and take a frequent public bus (₹35, see Get Around section).

By Bike

Most of the traveller opt to choose to hire bikes in manali tourist places. This would be the best option as you will avoid getting stuck in endless traffic jams and can move around freely at your own will. Two good places to rent out bikes in Manali would be Brm Expeditions

 and Big Bike Rentals. Do keep in mind to wear helmets at all times.

TOURIST PLACES-

1. The Mall Road for shopping, dining, and strolling

It is one of the most famous places of Manali which is well-connected or linked to all major parts of the town. There are many shops aligned on both sides of the road, selling various different items to attract tourists. This place always remains busy and has a rhythm of its own.

2. Solang Valley for adventures

For trekkers and adventure lovers, Solang Valley is the right holiday destinations in Manali. You just have to travel 14 km from the town to be there. Here you can enjoy mesmerizing scenic beauty of snow clad mountains, great nature, and awesome adventures. Cable car ride, skiing, zorbing, helicopter ride, paragliding, and trekking are the common adventure activities in manali tourist places.

3. Old Manali for heritage and ambience

The old part of the town has a great ambience and is truly a great place to be for the nature lovers. This place is a unique blend of traditional and modern, with old temples and contemporary buildings, cafes and food joints. Some of the popular tourist destinations in Manali that in close proximity to this place are the Manu temple, Hadimba Devi temple, Red House Café, and Café 1947. And these surely fall among the list of places to visit in Manali within 10000.

4. Siyali Mahadev Temple

Wonderful wooden carvings, sturdy and old architecture, and an old history of the temple makes it a must visit place. The temple has a quiet and serene ambience.

5. Gulaba for snow

Gulaba is a village which is located at a distance of 20 km from Manali. It lies at a height of 4300 meters, and stays under the snow throughout the winter season and mainly in the months of December and January. That is why this has evolved as a popular tourist spot for snow lovers who visit Manali particularly in winters. You can also indulge in popular snow activities, such as paragliding and skiing here.

6. Hampta Pass

This pass connects Kulu valley to the Lahaul. The pass passes through the Pir Panjal range, and offers an awesome view of the cold desert at Lahaul on one side, and the greenery of Kulu on the other side, making it one of the most desired places to visit in manali tourist places before you die.

7. Beas Kund

The Beas Kund is a walking trail and is located in Burwa, which is a 1-hour drive from Manali. People come here for serenity. The walking trail along the Beas River is a great getaway where one can enjoy pure majestic beauty of nature and watch various mountain peaks, such as the Friendship peak, Hanuman Tibba, and the Ladakhi peak.

8. Dechen Choekhor Mahavihara

Located at a distance of about 53 km, Dechen Choekhor is a monastery dedicated to Tibetan Buddhism. It is a non-profit unit, which is focused on preaching Tibetan Buddhism. Lying on the Gompa road, this monastery offers a splendid view of the surroundings.

9. Chandrakhani Pass

It is one of the most famous attractions in Manali and is the best place to be for the trekkers. Located at a distance of around 20 km, one can experience majestic mountain beauty, awesome serenity, great trekking adventures, and breathtaking scenery at this place while trekking through the Pulag, via the Rumsu villages, and moving towards the Malana village. It is a 3-day trek, which starts at the Naggar village.

10. Gauri Shankar Temple

December is a great time to visit the Gauri Shankar Temple. Located close to the Nagar Castle, the temple has a beautiful architecture and has construction dated back to the 12th century. It is dedicated to the Lord Shiva. You have to trek down the Nagar Castle road to get to the temple. The time to visit the temple is between 5 am and 12 pm, and then again between 4 pm and 9 pm.

11. Kasol

If you are looking for riverside camping experience near Manali in December, then Kasol is the perfect spot. It is a small village near the Parvati Valley where many trekkers and travellers come to spend a night amidst the nature. Located at a distance of 75 km from Manali, here you will also find some food joints and cafeterias for refreshments.

12. Kheerganga

This is a trekker’s paradise where you can experience the natural beauty, lovely ambience and serenity. Not many people come here because the only way to reach this small village is by trekking. As you make your way to the place, you can witness a beautiful and huge waterfall, the Rudranag waterfall. It takes 2 days to trek to this village.

13. Bhrigu Lake

This is a glacier lake which is a perfect spot to visit from Manali during the month of December. The lake stays frozen, and the entire area around stays under snow at this time. Located at a height of 4300 meters, near the Gulaba village, this lake is a great trekking trail, very popular among adventure lovers, and falls in the Shivalik ranges. Trekking difficulty level is moderate and it takes 2 days to trek to Bhrigu Lake from manali tourist places.

14. Kulu Valley

The Kulu Valley, a travelers’ hotspot, offers lovely picturesque beauty, great hill views, lakes and mesmerizing scenic beauty, and is undoubtedly one of the best places to visit in Manali with family.

15. Tosh

This village near Manali is a relaxing weekend getaway where you can enjoy the confluence of the Parvati and Tosh rivers, and enjoy unexplored natural beauty, snow, and great views.

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