Manali is a well-known hill station situated in India’s northern Himachal Pradesh. People visit there to enjoy Paragliding, rafting, and mountaineering. The temperature usually found there is 11-degree Celsius and have about 72% humidity. So, this summer we came up with the Best places to visit in Manali and around.
Manali is most famous honeymoon destination in India.
Best time to visit Manali
The best time to visit in Manali is October to February in the winter season and in January to enjoy chili and fresh snowfall.
BEST PLACES TO VISIT IN MANALI:
HIDIMBA DEVI TEMPLE:
Also known as Dhungari temple. The structure was built by Bahadur Singh in 1553. The ancient cave temple is dedicated to Hidimbi Devi wife of Bhima (figure in Indian epic Mahabharata).
For nature and peace lovers, it is good to place to visit as known for quite a quaint story in itself. The temple is completely different from other temples as it has wooden doorways, walls, and cone-shaped roof. This temple is located on the top of the mountain peak and is an awesome place for photography.
JOGINI WATERFALLS :
This is 7.5kms away from Manali situated in the northern edge of Vashisht village. The waterfall cascades fall down from a height of 150 feet through multiple levels. Parents bring their children for the first tonsure here. Jogini Mata temple is at the base of the waterfall. The flow got heavy in monsoons and suggested not to adventure into the water during this time. Also has known For enjoying the scenic beauty and life of the village in the Himalayas.
Famous for sports offerings like parachuting, paragliding, skating, and zorbing. It is 14km away from resort town Manali and known for its summer and winter sport condition. This is derived from the words Solang(a nearby village ) and Nallah (water stream). It is side at the top of Kullu valley in Himachal Pradesh. It has the floral elevation of 8,400 feet.
Located in Himachal Pradesh and spread across an area of about 31 square kilometers and got established in February 1954. The annual temperature is about -4 to 30-degree centigrade.
Flora’s found there are here deodar, fir, horse chestnut, walnut, poplar, Robinia, maple and willow trees. Fauna in Manali sanctuary is snow pigeon, chakor, Asiatic black bear, musk deer, and many other amazing animals.
This temple is located in old Manali, at a distance of 3 kilometers from the main market and the presence of river Beas adds much to its attraction. This built in the remembrance of sage Manu as believed that sage Manu meditated here after stepping on earth. The only temple dedicated to sage Manu and the majestic temple has its distinct historical background which makes it a crushed temple.
The visitors are advised to wear dresses covering knees and shoulders, while inside the temple.
Arjuna gufa has become a major tourist attraction as dedicated to Arjun the legend of Mahabharata and for its splendid natural beauty and grandeur. This is said that Arjun meditated in this place so, this is a very holy site to visit. Situated 21km away from Manali bus stand and at a distance of 10 km from Prini village(nearest village).
The thing which attracts tourist the most is that the Kunt Bhayo lake and Kunti temple ( BEAUTIFUL PLACE TO ENJOY IN NATURE ) is just 2 km away from the Arjun Gufa. The preferred time to visit there in April to June and September to October.
The Club House made with British style situated at Bank of the river Manalsu. The clubhouse is an amusement zone offering indoor games like table tennis, carom, and skating, river crossing( done using ropeway). Visitors can also enjoy snacks with a cup of Tea and Coffee or any other type of drinks. The entrance fee is Rs 10 only ( per person) and for adults to spend 1 to 2 hours. And it is also available full week from 10:00 AM-8: 00 PM. The one who is adventures, Fun lover and photographer can enjoy a good time there.
After the list of best places to visit in Manali , here is the list of various adventurous activities to do in Manali.
BEST ADVENTURE SPORTS TO DO IN MANALI:
If one is traveling to a hill station they must be looking for the most adventurous sports to do there. In Manali there is a number of adventurous sports to do, the following is the list of all the adventurous activities and sports to do in Manali:
This is the most adventure sports to do in Manali. One must have nerves of steel to make the very first jump and after that, it is the most amusing and adventurous activity.. Have a look at the majestic mountains and never-ending blue sky.
Where to try: Salong valley on a perfect sunny day on foggy day or any other day when weather is not clear it can be risky.
Cost: Between Rs. 600 to Rs.1800
Biking through the rough and raw tracks of Manali. This is surely a breathtaking experience. Especially when the wind is on high speed and rush through your veins and the wind past away from your year.
This requires a very sound experience of handling a handle of bike on tough mountain tracks.
This adventure level is between easy to moderate.
Cost: Begins with Rs.6000 onward
Want to see the world upside down? So, zorbing is the best adventurous sport to try. Just wrapped inside a huge rolling ball and roll on in Manali.
This activity adventure level is between Easy to Moderate.
Cost: RS.500 onwards per person
In Manali, one can enjoy river rafting in Pirdi and Jhindi and this activity is best for those who love to conquer over the high current of water. So, this is whys this hit the place in among the most adventurous activities.
The adventure level of this is between moderate and can be difficult if the current and water flow is very high.
Cost: Starting from 2500 per couple.
Manali weather at right now is somewhere between 16 degree Celsius to 24 degree Celsius (may vary) and can also go down due to the upcomining moonsoon season.
This was all about the Best places to visit in Manali and many adventurous sports to do out their.
Also read Best places to visit in India: http://www.lifestylefame.com/travel/best-places-to-visit-in-india/