Manali one of the most popular hill station. Everyone loves to spend their vacation at hill stations. With mountain adventures beckoning from all directions, It is a year-round magnet. I will also love to travel and I went to Manali a year back that was the awesome trip till now. Manali is famous for a lot of things like adventure activities, picturesque landscapes, handicrafts, food, and shopping and there are a lot of places to visit. Here are some places:
Jogani Falls (Manali):
The breath-taking Jogini Falls, located a lot beyond Vashisht Hot Springs towards the Vashisht Village, is another major tourist attraction near Manali. Melodious sounds of nature, stunning views, and some sumptuous authentic Himachali delicacies – Jogini Falls have it all for the backpackers and nature lovers. Make sure you wear a pair of comfortable and grippy shoes and follow the regular trek route to stay safe.
This is one of the best places to visit in Manali for couples. Lying between the famous Beas Kund and Solang Village, this beautiful Solang Valley is among the most popular places to visit near Manali. Among the most charming tourist places in Manali, it lies about 14 km from Manali and is the venue for a winter skiing festival that is held here every year. People of all age groups love to visit this place during winters to enjoy skiing and other adventure sports.
Distance from Manali: 14 km
Things to do: Zorbing, paragliding, skiing, parachuting, and horse riding.
Opening hours: Unlike the Rohtang Valley, Solang is open throughout the year. However, you can try adventure sports only between 9 am and 5 pm. For skiing, the ideal time is between 10 am and 2 pm.
Mall Road is an unavoidable place to visit at any hill station. Manali too has its Mall road which is a busy part of the city. One can find all the tourists strolling here during the evenings. Enjoy ice cream in the winters or a plate of sizzling momos when here. One can also buy some wooden handicrafts and woolens here. Mall Road has some family restaurants and sweet shops for those craving for tasty food. One can also book a stay at one of the hotels here if visiting with family. It is one of the best places to visit in Manali, Himachal Pradesh with family and kids. Girls are more crazy about shopping they can buy many items like accessories, jackets, warm sweaters, etc a lot of things are available and you will love to shop there.
One of the most famous places to visit in Manali is the Rohtang Pass. It is one of the most beautiful passes in the whole country. It offers picturesque views when covered with snow in the months of winter in Manali. Located at a height of 13,000 ft, it will surely give you goosebumps. Many people from all over India and outside come here for trekking and playing with snow.
Distance from Manali: 51 km
Things to do: Trekking, playing with snow.
Opening hours: According to weather and season
You will really enjoy a lot at Rohtang Pass, the weather will surely make you crazy and the filtered coffee, Maggi, omlette all are just yummy, you can have it at the trekking place.
Adventure Activities in Manali:
Manali is the hub of adventure activities in Himachal Pradesh. From white river rafting to trekking opportunities to zorbing to horse-riding to skiing to paragliding. Manali has everything to offer. You will enjoy a lot there and must do these activities. The most famous place for paragliding is hillside town. At 2050 meters above sea level, it is an ultimate location for the sport, with its beautiful green valleys, stark blue skies, and snow-capped mountain peaks. The picture-perfect valley boasts of ideal wind conditions for paragliding.