If Manali is not much of your liking, take a short drive to Naggar. Naggar is an ancient town in Kullu district of Himachal Pradesh, India. It was once capital of the Kullu kingdom. It’s a quiet gateway if you are looking for offbeat places with less crowd. This place is situated on the left bank of river Beas at an altitude of 1,800 meters.
Although this place is easy to visit as a day trip from Manali/Kullu, but it worth spending a night, to explore this valley, taking an evening walk down the pine forest, rappelling , trekking, enjoying the food and visiting the famous Castle where "Jab we met" song was shoot too.