Are you tired of hustling back and forth in your everyday life and need something to look forward to? Do you think a trip to a popular hill station in India would be enough to relax and rejuvenate your senses? If yes, then you should pack your bags right away and opt for Manali holiday packages to spend some time in the utmost tranquility, away from the mind-numbing restlessness of your city.
Perched at a height of 6726 feet above sea level, Manali is a lovely paradise that has the power to hypnotize tourists from all over the world – all thanks to its verdant landscapes, an abundance of lush greenery, snow-capped peaks, mesmerizing valleys, and gushing streams.
The striking beauty of this little hamlet makes it an ideal destination for nature buffs to explore its unseen wonders and the pleasant atmosphere throughout the year inspires wanderers and sightseeing lovers to visit this place at any time, whenever their mind pleases.
Often referred to as India’s honeymoon capital, Manali presents a fine blend of old-world heritage with modernization and is blessed with many sightseeing places that are worth including in your itinerary list.
It’s a kind of place that exhibits serenity in its best form. It’s a kind of place that allows you to connect with your partner on a deeper level. It’s the kind of place that offers an ideal escapade to all those who are looking to beat the heat of warmer areas during the day. It’s a kind of place that quenches the thirst of all kinds of travelers and has everything one needs to return home refreshed.
Visit the famous Hadimba Temple to admire the fantastic architecture it boasts. Dedicated to Goddess Hadimba, the Hadimba Devi Temple is a 15th-century shrine that invites people to surround themselves with positivity from the inside out. Then, there is a historical Manu Temple that has gained importance among devotees from all around the world for its great religious significance.
Other pilgrimage sites like the Gauri Shankar Temple, Vashisht Temple, Himalayan Nyingmapa Buddhist Temple, and Manali Gompa can also be explored in Manali if time permits.
Enjoy a short stroll of 2 km from Manali Bus Stand to Manali Wildlife Sanctuary to see an impressive collection of wildlife creatures. Also referred to as Manali Sanctuary, the Manali Wildlife Sanctuary is a hidden gem of this hill station that provides shelter to a variety of flora and fauna. As a wildlife enthusiast, you can also pay heed to the Great Himalayan National Park to spot animals in their natural habitat.
The unparalleled calmness of the Bhrigu Lake, the beautiful Jogini Waterfall, and the jaw-dropping Parvathi Valley are sure to leave you speechless every time you take a tour of these tourist attractions. Adding to these wonders are the Rahala Falls, Jana Falls, and Rozy Waterfall where you can enjoy a cascading waterfall falling from a certain height from the ground level.
While adventure seekers can dedicate their entire day to Rohtang La Pass or Solang Valley to feel an adrenaline rush in their bodies through recreational activities like Skiing, Paragliding, Camping, Mountain Biking, Zorbing, Scooter Driving, etc, trekkers can enjoy trekking to Chandratal Baralacha Trek or Chandrakhani Pass Trek to add some more adventure to their Manali tour.
Several other trekking destinations like Hampta Pass Trek, Beas Kund Trek, and Deo Tibba Trek are also available in Manali for you to choose from. Depending on your overall strength and stamina, you can go ahead with one trail that suits you the best.
Your trip to Manali won’t be complete if you didn’t head towards the nearby villages like Sethan, Tosh, Naggar, Katrain, Jagatsukh, Kothi, Kheerganga, Gulaba, and Malana. Not only these villages are known for delighting people with their magical charm and aura but are also famous for offering a perfect nature retreat to all age groups.
Don’t forget to pay heed to the Museum of Himachal Culture and Folk Art. Set up in the year 1998, this museum gives a sneak peek into the lives of Himachal Pradesh through traditional and ancient heritage items.
In addition to all these points of interest, the town of Manali has a lot more to unveil to its tourists. You can extend your getaway for more days to cover sightseeing places like the Van Vihar National Park, Arjun Gufa, Nehru Kund, and Old Manali area to have a great time with your near and dear ones.
For people who love shopping, this hill station has many shopping streets to cater to everyone’s style. Out of all, Mall Road is the one market that receives a large throng of visitors every day. The other two markets that draw a huge influx of shoppers are the Manali Bazaar and Tibetan Market.
Please note that there are also a range of fine-dining restaurants along with roadside eateries for all those who love hogging on the food of their choice whilst roaming around the streets of Manali. From various chaat to momos, Maggie, and other lip-smacking delicacies, you can find anything and everything under one roof, and that too at reasonable prices. What’s more?
Summer season i.e., from March to June is considered as the best time to visit Manali. Why? Because this is the time when the weather remains pleasant and cool enough with an average temperature ranging from 10-25 degree Celsius, making it favorable for tourists to explore the tourist attractions of Manali in their utmost comfort.
Manali maintains great road connectivity to the neighboring areas via road and hence can be easily accessed by people via private/public-owned buses. For your convenience, the HRTC department operates various buses from the metro cities of India to this hamlet on an everyday basis. You can also travel in a luxury coach if it’s an overnight journey for you. The luxury coaches come with an AC facility, so you don’t have to worry about anything.
Book an all-inclusive Manali tour package with us to enjoy your trip to Manali to the fullest. We at Manali Tourism, a division of Holidays DNA, have designed a range of travel packages to address everyone’s holiday needs. Based on your 1-day, 2-day, and 3-day visit in Manali, our team also helps you select the best package along with curating an itinerary of your choice. There is also a list of top car rental companies in Manali available with us. To know more, please fill out the Contact Us form.