Sunday, March 3, 2019

Manali Summer Holiday Destination In India

Manali, Himachal Pradesh, India

Fast Fact:
Location: Manali, Himachal Pradesh, India
Manali Temperature: 4 to 26 Degree Celsius over the Year.
Manali Best Time to Visit: January to June, October to December
Manati Attraction:  Manikaran Gurudwara, Vashisht Ashram, Jagatsukh, Rohtang Pass Manali, Solang Valley Manali, Beas River

Manali, Himachal Pradesh:
The Situated in the central parts of the northern state of Himachal Pradesh, Manali is at the head of the Kullu valley. In Manali, one can find high mountains shrouded by silent snows & deep boulder strewn gorges. Manali is a high elevation Himalayan hotel town in Himachal Pradesh, India. It has a reputation as a backpacking centre & honeymoon destination. Set on the Beas River, it is a gateway for skiing in the Solang Valley & trekking in Parvati Valley. It is likewise a bouncing off point for paragliding, boating and mountaineering in the Pir Panjal mountains, home to 4,000 meters-high Rohtang Pass. There are thick forests, filled with cool breezes & bird song. There are fields of wild flowers, small picturesque hamlets and fruit-laden orchards, especially apples. Manali is also famous for adventure sports like skiing, hiking, mountaineering, paragliding, rafting, trekking, kayaking, & mountain biking.

Manali Best Time to Visit: January To June, October to December.

Manali Temperature:
The climate in Manali is predominantly cold during winter & moderately cool during summer. The temperatures range from 4  to 26 °C over the year. The average temperature during summer is between 10 °C & 26 °C, & between −15 °C and 12 °C in the winter.

Manali History:

Named Manali after the Sanatan Hindu lawgiver Manu. The name Manali is viewed as the subsidiary of 'Manu-Alaya' which actually signifies 'the dwelling place Manu'. Legend has it that sage Manu ventured off his ark in Manali to reproduce human life after an incredible flood had deluged the world. Manali lies in the North of Kullu Valley. The valley is regularly alluded to as the 'Valley of the Gods'. Old Manali town has an antiquated sanctuary committed to sage Manu.
The British presented apple trees in the region. The principal apple plantation was set up by the British close Patlikuhl, before this, no Apple trees developed in the region. To this day, apple along with plum & pear  remain the best source of income. Both Rainbow and Brown Trout were also introduced into the rivers and streams of the area by the colonisers.

Kulu Manali Image:

Manali  Sightseeing :

Manikaran Gurudwara: Place of worship for Sikhs, with hot springs, valley views and free food & lodging for travellers.

Vashisht Ashram: It is a lovely little village, about  4 km by road up the hillside from the Mall. There are several decaying temples in the village dedicated to the sage Vashisht Muni & Lord Rama.

Jagatsukh: Situated around 6 km from Manali, it was initially known as Nast, which was capital of Kullu for 10 ages. Acclaimed for a Shiva sanctuary in shikhara style.

Gayatri Devi & Devi Sharvali Kothi: 12 km from Manali, this is a picturesque spot. Rest house overlooks the narrow valley & offers the view of mountains.

Rohtang Pass Manali: This is about  51 km from Manali. Rohtang Pass is the gateway to the Lahaul & Spiti valleys & the second entry point to the tribal region.

Solang Valley Manali: Sonang Vally gets it is name from a blend of words Solang (The Nearby town) and Nallah (The water stream).It’s a side valley at the top of the Kullu Valley in Himachal Pradesh, India 14 km northwest of the resort town Manali on the way to Rohtang Pass & is known for its summer & winter sports conditions. The sports most commonly offered are paragliding, parachuting, zorbing & skating. Giant slopes of lawn comprise Solang Valley & provide its reputation as a popular ski resort. A few ski agencies offering courses and equipment reside here & operate only during winters.

Beas River: The River Beas is a river in north India. The river rises in the Himalayas in central Himachal Pradesh, India, and flows for some 470 km to the Sutlej River in the Indian state of Punjab.

Hampta Pass: Hampta Pass lies at an altitude of 4270 meters on the Pir Panjal range in the Himalayas. It's a small corridor between Lahaul's Chandra Valley and Kullu valley of Himachal Pradesh, India.

Manali How to reach:

Flight to Manali: The closest airport is Bhuntar, 9 km from Kullu & 49 km from Manali.

By Rail: One of the convenient ways to go to Manali is to travel up to Chandigarh or Kalka, Chandigarh to Manali Distance 298 km, Kalka to Manali Distance 281 km
Best train from Howrah: Kalka Mail (12311) Dep. 7:40 pm, Are. 3:00 am

By Road: Manali is connected with Shimla, Chandigarh, Delhi - Pathankot, Dharamshala and many towns in Himachal, Punjab and Haryana with direct bus services. Amid summer months direct transports are additionally accessible for Keylong in Lahaul and Kaza in Spiti valley.

Shopping In ManaliManali is speciality is Himalayan handicrafts - such as amulets, prayer wheels, masks, rosaries, musical instruments and thangkas. Woollen goods are the town is forte, particularly the brilliantly patterned shawls for which Kullu valley is famous. Manali is the main street, the ‘Mall’ is a noisy scene of constant activities fronted by the bus station, several shopping markets &  a line of hotels, restaurants & travel agents. The Tibetan market spread around the back of the Hotel Ibex, has many shops that sell shawls. Buddhist Monasteries  or Gompas are seen at the southern edge of the town

Manali Hotel:

The Manali Inn
Address: NH 21, Rangree, Near Indian Petrol Pump, Manali, Himachal Pradesh 175131

Honeymoon Inn Manali
Address: Left Bank, Aleo Nagar Road, Atal Bihari Vajpai Institute Road, Manali, Himachal Pradesh 175131
Phone: 01902255334

Zostel Manali
Address: Manu Temple Rd, Old Manali, Manali, Himachal Pradesh 175131
Phone: 011 39589003

Joshi's Homestay Old Manali
Address: Old Manali, Manali, Himachal Pradesh 175131
Phone: 098824 34549

Suraj Cottage, Manali
Address: Old Manali, Manali, Himachal Pradesh 175131
Phone: 098168 58636

Hotel Manali Continental
Address: Vashishat Road Chadiyari, VPO Vashishat Manali, Kullu Valley, Manali, Himachal Pradesh 175103
Phone: 01902250511

Hotel Greenfields
Address: Near Himachal Tourism Log Huts, Circuit House Rd, Manali, Himachal Pradesh 175101
Phone: 01902 252 199

Sun Park Resort, Manal
Address: Naggar Road, Left Bank, Aleo, Manali, Himachal Pradesh 175131
Phone: 096965 01234

Hotel Devlok Manali
Address: Hadimba Road, Manali, Himachal Pradesh 175131
Phone: 090509 03067

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