About Manali and Places of Interest
Manali is famous for its scenic locations and plenty of hangouts to enjoy nature. From historical temples to mountain camps, Manali is full of vivid destinations that truly bring out the real traveler in you. We have assorted some of the most visited places in and around Manali to make your trip memorable.
Hadimba temple is one of the oldest tourist destinations in Manali. Its dedicated to goddess Hadimba. The temple itself is located about 2 Kms from Manali and is surrounded by lush green pine trees. A must visit place in Manali. Beyond the temple lies van vihar and one can use it to relax amidst pine trees.
Naggar was the capital of the Kullu Rajas for about 1,400 years.The gallery housing the paintings of that Russian saint and artist Nicholas Roerich is nearby and is a must in any itinerary to Naggar. It is also known for its castle and the Nicholas Roerich’s Museum.
Manu Temple Old Manali
The Manalsu River flows right next to the Hadimba Temple and on the opposite bank lies the old village of Manali, also known as the original Manali.It is here that you will find the Manu Temple. The Manu Temple is situated only 3 km away from the main bazaar.
This monastery is located at the center of Manali and was built in late 60’s. Its a holy place for Lahoul and Tibetan communities. A must visit place if you like to explore the cultural and social elements of Buddhist society.Also included is a small park for kids to relax.
A remote valley located just opposite the mighty Rohtang pass. The solangnala is known for its gorgeous valley view and adventure sports activities. One can enjoyparagliding, quad bikes, zorbing ball and horse riding here. Also available are several places to eat and a newly built Gondola ride.
Probably one of the most popular tourist destinations around Manali. Rohtang pass is located at a distance of 51Kms from Manali. Its a snow covered peak of a young fold Himalayan mountain. Open for tourist till late October, this place is like being at the top of the world. Taxi services can be availed vis us to reach this place.
Why Visit Manali ?
With inclusion of Manali in National Geographic’s must visit places on earth, Manali has achieved a global recognition. The tourism in Manali has developed over several years because of hard working honest hoteliers and other people who work in this industry. At Shivalik Manali we always care and offer the best possible unbiased services.
Best time to visit Manali is from April to August and then from December to February if you wish to enjoy snowfall. The new year eve is usually celebrated with high energy followed by world famous winter carnival in January.
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