Manali based in the north end of the Kullu valley in Himachal Pradesh is a hill station situated at a height of 2050 mts in the Himalayas. Positioned near River Beas, best time to visit Kullu Manali is both in summers as well as winters. Also known as ‘Valley of Gods’, Old Manali village has an ancient temple dedicated to sage Manu, the lawgiver.
Manali is not only considered as a perfect point to start-off with some amazing treks but is also the road to Ladakh via the valley of Lahaul, Spiti and Rohtang Pass. Adding to plethora of activities, Kullu Manali trip offers, white water rafting, skiing, zorbing, and lot more activities that appeal to the tourists here. Moreover, Manali tour packages include sightseeing options like ancient temples (Beas Kund, Hadimba Temple, Maa Sharvari Temple), hot water springs (Kalath Hot Water Springs, Vashist Hot Water Springs) and waterfalls (Jogini Falls, Rahala waterfalls, Rozy Falls) which provide tourists with an upclose and personal view of the region. Manali also has a wide range of shopping and eating destinations for visitors.
In winters, i.e. from the month of October till March the minimum temperature stays around 15 ˚C -20 ˚C. The Months of December, January and February are the coldest. Rest of the year, the minimum temperature is around 15-20°C.
Manali region is easily approachable from Chandigarh and Delhi. GIO Adventures provides best of travel and lodging facilities to the ones coming for the trek.
Why visit Manali
Place to visit near Manali
How to Reach
Manali is well connected by Air and Train. Road travel is also recommended. The nearest railway station to Manali is Chandigarh and there are number of trains that connect to Chandigarh from all over the country. For air travel, the closest airport is Chandigarh Airport and is well connected to Delhi and other airports of the country.
Delhi → Chandigarh → Bilaspur → Barmana → Sundernagar → Mandi → Bhuntar → Kullu → Manali