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Manali
(Himachal Pradesh, India)

 

DISTANCES / LOCATION

  • Manali to Delhi : 570 Kms
  • Manali to Shimla : 260 Kms
  • Manali to Dharamshala : 235 Kms
  • Manali to Chandigarh : 280 Kms
  • Manali to Rohtang Pass : 51 Kms
  • Manali to Manikaran : 85 Kms
  • Manali to Dalhousie (via Lahru) : 360 Kms
  • Delhi to Mandi : 460 Kms

PLACES TO VISIT

Hadimba Devi Temple : Built in 1553 and with a superbly crafted four tiered pagoda roof. It is famous for its exquisitely carved doorway.

Manu Temple : This is dedicated to the sage Manu.

Vashishth (3 km) : Well known for its hot springs. There are old temples dedicated to the sage Vashishth and to Lord Rama. These are just beyond the Himachal tourism baths.

Monasteries : There are three recently built Tibetan monasteries at Manali.

Jagatsukh (6 km) : The one time capital of Kullu. Here are old temples dedicated to Lord Shiva and to Sandhya Gayatri. The Arjun caves are just ahead.

Solang Valley (l4 km) : In a picturesque setting, this has good ski slopes end picnic spots. It has the glacier closest to Manali.

Towards the Rohtang Paas : On the road to keylong is the Nehru kund (6 km) which is a clear water spring end scenic spot named after the late Pt. Jawahar Lal Nehru. Kothi (12 km) is a picturesque village and has a thrilling view of the deep gorge through which the Beas swiftly races. The beautiful Rahalla falls (16 km) are at an altitude of 2500 m. A crucial link on the old trade route and still the gateway to trans Himalayan Lahaul, the Rohtang Pass is at the height of 3980m.

Keylong : Lying about 120 km from Manali, Keylong is the headquarters of Lahaul and spiti district Monasteries of Kardung and Shashus are important attractions.

Kothi : A place with charming natural beauty, just 10-12 km from Manali.

Triloknath : Located in the Pattan Valley, its an important pilgrimage centre. Noted for its temple dedicated to six armed statue of Avalokiteshwara Bodhisattva.

Udaypur : An important pilgrimage place in the Pattan Valley.

Club House : The club House with its comprehensive facilities that includes roller skating ring, an auditorium, a billiards room, a library, a bar and a restaurants, makes a wonderful outing for the day.

Vashisth Baths : One of Manali's main attractions, is a place to luxuriate in Himachal Tourism's baths where the water of hot sulphur springs renowned for their medicinal qualities has been piped into baths.

TRANSPORT / HOW TO REACH MANALI?

|| BY AIR ||

Manali has no airport of its own. The nearest airport is BHUNTAR (KULLU) is around 10 km south of Kullu town and 50 km from Manali.

Flights are available to and from Delhi and Shimla.

To book your air ticket feel free to contact us.

|| BY ROAD ||

The entire Kullu Valley is connected with various centres both inside and outside the state. Other than HPTDC, a fleet of buses is run by road transport corporations and private operators.

 

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