Location: 40 kilometers away from Kullu in Himachal Pradesh
Altitude: 2050 meters
Special Attraction: Vashishth Hot Sulphur Spring, Rohtang pass, Hadimba Temple
Best Time to Visit: April to June and September to October
The most beautiful place in Himachal Pradesh Manali is also known as the Queen of hill stations. The place is more popular in world as there is Rohtang Pass which is more popular as Honeymoon place. Manali known to be the best tourist destination for trekking, mountaineering, rafting,skiing and also helicopter skiing.
The place Manali is located at the towering peaks having the asset with its proximity to the snowline. Manali is having the flourishing orchard industry and is a most popular destination for honeymoon and is having the number of treks for the adventure lovers. The place Manali is halso having the mountaineering institute and it works as the popular base for the trekking and mountaineering in summer and skiing in winters. The routes for the trekkers are provided with the rest houses and tourist huts.
Popular tourist destinations in Manali:
Hadimba Temple: Hadimba or Dhungiri Temple is one of the most important tourist destination of the region. It is the four story wooden building which is located in the middle of the forest which is called as Dhungiri Van Vihar. The road is shaded with the Chestnuts, Chinars and also tall deciduous Deodars.
Vashisht Spring (1982 meters): At the distance of half an hour there is the sulphur spring rush which is hot and is used for the medicinal purpose which is coming out from the mountains of Vashisht. Here is the bath complex with the eating out zone which offers the beautiful view and can even get ailments out of their systems.
By Air: The closest airport from Manali is Bhuntar located at the distance of 52 kilometers from where one can easily hire taxi or bus.
By Railways: The closest railway head from Manali is at the distance of 95 kilometers from Kullu. The beauty of Kullu is best enjoyed in a bus or the taxi. Its better to hire a taxi to enjoy the sights of nature.
By Roadways: The road from Manali crosses through the scenic view of Kullu. The motorable road connects Manali to the other tourist places in Himachal Pradesh and other close to states. Both private and government buses provides their services.