Manali: Himalayan Honeymoon destination

Tripoto
1st Jul 2018
Photo of Manali: Himalayan Honeymoon destination by God_colossus

Manali is a high-altitude Himalayan resort town in India’s northern Himachal Pradesh state. It has a reputation as a backpacking center and honeymoon destination. Set on the Beas River, it’s a gateway for skiing in the Solang Valley and trekking in Parvati Valley. It's also a jumping-off point for paragliding, rafting and mountaineering in the Pir Panjal mountains, home to 4,000m-high Rohtang Pass.

A hill station that is surrounded by huge mountains and distant forests, Manali has grabbed world's attention to become one of the most frequently visited weekend getaways near Delhi. The pristine River Beas flows through the town, creating a lovely landscape.

This town also has multiple options for tourists looking for adventurous activities like trekking, skiing, zorbing, white water rafting, paragliding, etc.

Tourist Attractions in Manali:

Day 1

1) Solang Valley- Solang is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Himachal Pradesh. It is located on the way to Rohtang from Manali and welcomes tourists in huge numbers every year. During winters, as the valley is covered with snow, skiing becomes a popular sports activity here. Training institutes supervise skiers and train beginners. Solang is one of the most vibrant and enjoyable places in Manali.

Photo of Solang Valley Road, Burwa, Himachal Pradesh, India by God_colossus
Photo of Solang Valley Road, Burwa, Himachal Pradesh, India by God_colossus
Day 2

2) Rohtang Pass- This pass is located at a distance of just 51 kilometres from the main town and can be reached only by road. The route up the hills is a treat to the eyes and the mesmerizing beauty of nature is absolute bliss. The pass is an experience of nature in its rawest forms amongst mountain peaks covered with snow, breathtaking view with enchanting and sprawling landscapes.

Photo of Rohtang Pass, Himachal Pradesh by God_colossus
Day 3

3) Beas Kund- Walking along the banks of River Beas for 8 km on a level ground while passing through the thick covers of oak, fir and walnuts are beautiful. The route ultimately leads to Dhundhi that lets you witness the mighty Hanuman Tibba.

Photo of Beas Kund, Burwa, Himachal Pradesh by God_colossus
Photo of Beas Kund, Burwa, Himachal Pradesh by God_colossus

4) Hadimba temple- Hidimbi Devi Temple, locally known as Dhungiri Temple, also known variously as the Hadimba Temple, is located in Manāli, a hill station in the State of Himāchal Pradesh in north India. It is an ancient cave temple dedicated to Hidimbi Devi, wife of Bhima, a figure in the Indian epic Mahābhārata. This is a unique shrine dedicated to goddess Hadimba Devi. It is surrounded by gorgeous cedar forests and is built on a rock which is believed to be the image of the goddess herself. The temple base is made out of whitewashed stonework, the roof of the temple stands tall at the height of 24 meters and has three layers of brass cone at the top.

Photo of Hadimba Temple Road, Siyal, Manali, Himachal Pradesh, India by God_colossus
Photo of Hadimba Temple Road, Siyal, Manali, Himachal Pradesh, India by God_colossus

Distance From Delhi: 538 kilometres via Jammu-Delhi Road

Best Time To Visit: October to February

How to Reach From Delhi:

By Rail: Regular trains run from Delhi to Ambala Cantt which is the nearest railway station. Further, take State Transport Bus from Ambala Cantt to Manali.

By Bus: There are many direct buses from Delhi to Manali

By Air: The nearest airport is in Bhuntar from where taxis are available till Manali.

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