Manali - A Popular Honeymoon Destination
Perfect destination to enjoy the adventurous sports
Manali, situated in the Kullu District of Himachal Pradesh, India, is the most popular tourist destination attracting thousands of visitors every year. It is located at an altitude of 1,950 mts above the sea level in the lower Himalayan ranges.
Manali has a great scenic beauty and is famous for its flourishing orchard industry. It is also a popular honeymoon destination and is a place to be loved by the adventurous people. River Beas, which flows on one side and the long pinewood trees on the other side of Manali, really adds to the beauty of this hill station. Tourists can enjoy a long walk on the Mall road which also offers a delightful shopping experience to the tourists, as they can spend time shopping in the Tibetan market on the Mall Road. Tourists can also taste the delicious food on the roadside eateries, cafes and restaurants.
Manali is a perfect destination for the adventure lovers, as during summers, one can really enjoy the adventurous sports like trekking, paragliding, rafting, zorbing and mountaineering. Not only in summers, but tourists can enjoy various snow sports like skiing and ice-skating during winters as well. The Hadimba Devi Temple also hosts the Hadimba Devi festival in the month of May, which attracts large number of tourists every year.
Places of Interest
Below are the main places of attraction for tourists:
Hadimba Devi Temple
The Mall Road
It is place to enjoy which has a roller skating rink, an auditorium, billiards rooms, a library, a bar and restaurant.
It is a famous temple for its exquisitely carved doorway.
A temple dedicated to the sage Manu.
It is a crucial link on the old trade route and the gateway to trans Himalayan Lahaul. It offers a great scenic view and on the way to Rohtang Pass, there are several tourist spots worth visiting.
It is famous for its summer and winter sport conditions.
It is the main shopping street of Manali.
A temple dedicated to the sage Vashisth and to Lord Rama.
It is a famous place to hang out and to enjoy boating.
Below are the lesser known places of interest for tourists:
Best Time to visit Manali
The best season to visit Manali is from April to June and from September to October; but if you want to see the snowfall, then the best time to go is from December-End to Mid-February.
How to reach Manali
The nearest airport is Bhuntar, which is 50 kms away from Manali; and the nearest railway station is at Joginder Nagar, which is about 150 kms away from Manali.
To see the other famous hill stations, visit Famous Hill Stations of India.