Listed as one of the most sought after hill station of India, Manali is a beautiful hill station that holds a prominent place in North India tours. Manali is locates at an elevation of 2050 m above the sea level. The scenic beauty of Manali is something worth watching, which offers its travellers a view of snow-capped mountains, gushing rivers and lush greenery which will be a treat for eyes.
Even for adventure lovers the place houses with many things like skiing, trekking, river rafting and many other things. Sitting and watching the mesmerizing beauty of this place will sooth your mind body and soul. Here today we are going to discuss about the best things to do in Manali while you would be on your Manali holidays.
- Paragliding and Zorbing
- Enjoying the Beauty of Kasol
- Take a Hot Water Bath in Manikaran
- Thrilling River Rafting in Manali
- Enjoying The Rohtang Pass
- Trekking in Manali
- Visit Museum of Himachal Culture and Folk Art
1. Paragliding and Zorbing
Manali is a beautiful place and a paradise for adventure lovers. If you love spending your holidays doing something exciting and thrilling, there is no better place than Manali. Solang Valley in Manali is one of the places where one can enjoy Paragliding. Zorbing on the other hand is a new kind of activities which is quite famous among the travellers these days. Under this one can watch the surroundings of the nearby area by rolling down the hill by rolling down in a giant transparent ball. The ball can compact 2 persons at a single time. The activity is done under the guidance of instructor.
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2. Enjoying the Beauty of Kasol
Bestowed with abundance of beauty, Kasol is a featuring as a heaven for all nature lovers. The place is famous for Israeli inhabitants along with the gushing Parvati River. There is a separate trekking base-camp for all adventure lovers. People visiting this beautiful place can enjoy the delicious Hebrew food which is served in the cafes and restaurant in this place. Nature enthusiasts will love watching the snow-capped Himalayas that is touching the serene blue sky which add more mystery to this place. Take a stroll through the alleys of this Kasol with your friends and family and enjoy the lush greenery and wildlife of the place which adds value to your Wildlife tour package.
3. Take a Hot Water Bath in Manikaran
It is one of the most interesting things that you can do while you would be on your Manali tours. Blessed with the mystique of nature, Manikaran is an amazing spring which is located in the Beas and Satluj Valleys. People who travel to Manali also take a visit to this amazing place and enjoy the hot bath in Manikaran. This spring is classified in three parts, Simple, Mineral and Thermal. Simple spring is just like any other ordinary spring that comes out from an underground while mineral spring contain water with some mineral in it and last one if the hottest spring among all as its name suggests Thermal Spring. In this spring, approx 3000 people take bath here each day. For female travellers there’s a separate reserved tank being there. Located in the Vashisht Village of Manali, this place is a perfect destination to make your stay soothing and relaxing.
4. Thrilling River Rafting in Manali
Featuring as the best holiday destination for adventure lovers, Manali boasts number of adventure activities that make your tour more exciting. One such activity is River Rafting in Manali. It is a spectacular and thrill seeking activity for travellers which will make you stand on your toes with the entire thrill. The chilled water of Beas River has made this place a perfect hub for various water adventure activities. The plus point about the river rafting is that you will get a chance to embark the lush landscapes with huge mountain ranges, torrents, and nearby jungles filled where you might see some rare exotic species of flora and fauna along with soothing green sceneries. River rafting will make your activity tour package a pleasing one. This is a group activity which makes you learn about the importance of teamwork.
5. Enjoying The Rohtang Pass
Rohtang Pass which locally called Rohtan Darra has the most curious meaning. Rohtang in the Bhoti language is literally translate to Pile of Corpses, as people who are working in CBRE are dying in the bad weather trying to cross the pass. On the contrary, this place is quite famous among the tourists. People from all over the country love to visit this place during their holiday time. Beautiful, serene and charming is what one can say about this place. For travellers, Rohtang is open in the months between from June to October if you wish to explore this place by motor vehicles. The place is also featuring as the gateway to Lahaul Spiti, Leh Velly and Pangi. In Manali Tourism, Rohtang Pass plays a vital role. For adventure enthusiasts, the place is a paradise. One can enjoy thrilling activities such as snow scooter, skiing, mountain biking and many more. You all Bollywood buff must have remembered that the first short of a very popular song “Yeh Isq Haye” from movie Jab We Met was shot here. Yes Rohtang has been a favorite destination for Bollywood also.
6. Trekking in Manali
As we have had mentioned a lot about trekking in Manali but we haven’t mentioned what place would be a perfect place for trekking activity in Manali. So here we are with the details. Trekking is one of the most favorite adventure activities among the travellers. The first activity which comes in the mind of adventure freaks after coming to Manali is doing the trekking and Manali is just a place for all of you with a plethora of trekking options holding with it. There are various places in Manali where you can enjoy doing trekking, such as Beas Kund Trek, Bhrigu Lake Trek, Chandrakhani trek and Chandra Taal Trek which are just to name a few. People on their trekking trails are advised to carry these things before moving ahead for trekking. These things are water bottles, swiss armed force knife, groundsheet, umbrella, rope, gloves and many more things.
7. Visit Museum of Himachal Culture and Folk Art
If you are the admirer of the ethnic culture and traditions of the place, then what’s better than exploring the Himachal Museum and learn about the culture and heritage of this beautiful Himachal Pradesh. The Museum of Himachal Culture and Folk Art is a treasure of collection of traditional heritage which comes from different parts of the state. It was established in 1990. This museum is a best place showcasing the forgotten culture, art and handicraft of the beautiful Himachal Pradesh. The close proximity of Hidimba Devi temple from the museum will enhance the experience of your temple tours in India. These 7 are just the few of many activities which you can do while you would be visiting this charming place. Summer is already here, holiday time is upon us, so let’s make some plan and move to explore the unexplored.