Manali one of the principal snow places of the Kullu region, is indeed one of the most romantic spots for honeymooners. It offers a breath taking, lavish display of natural scenery and natural beauty which makes it a prime holiday destination. The place is full of high mountains shrouded by silent snows, thick forests filled with cool breezes, bird song and fields of wild flowers. Indeed, the experience for all you newly weds is heavenly and unforgetful for the rest of your life. So after all the hustle and bustle of a hectic wedding, it is the time to be selfish and enjoy a serene holiday in the lap of luxury of this beautiful town.

Tourists Attractions of Manali

The major tourist attractions in Manali are Hadimba Temple, a superbly crafted four tiered pagoda roof, it is famous for its exquisitely carved doorway, Manu Temple, is dedicated to the sage Manu, Vashishth, is Well known for its hot springs and old temples dedicated to the sage Vashishth and to Lord Rama, Club House, with its comprehensive facilities include a roller skating rink, an auditorium, a billiards room, a library, a bar and restaurants, Vashisth Baths, is a must visit while in Manali. It is a place to luxuriate in baths where the water of hot sulphur springs renowned for their medicinal qualities has been piped into baths-including private deluxe ones.

Signtseeing Tours of Manali

During the season, Himachal Tourism conducts sighseeing tours in luxury coaches from Manali. The various tours includes Towards the Rohtang Pass, on the road to Keylong is the Nehru kund (6 km) which is a clear water spring and scenic spot named after the late Pt. Jawaharlal Nehru, Kothi (12 km) is a picturesque village and has a thrilling view of the deep gorge through which the Beas swiftly races, Rahalla falls (16 km) are a crucial link on the old trade route and still, the gateway to trans-Himalayan Lahaul. The is surrounded by so many temples viz. Raghunathji Temple (1 km), Vaishno Devi Temple (4 km), Jagannath Temple (3 km) and Jagatsukh (6km) where one can go and offer prayers while enjoying the beauty of the hills and valleys.

How to Reach Manali

The nearest airport is located at Bhuntar which is 10 kms from Kullu and 50 km from Manali where taxis and buses are available. It is connected by Vayudoot services with Delhi and Chandigarh. The closest most convenient narrow railhead is at Jogindernagar (126 kms from Kullu & 166 kms from Manali), Chandigarh (397 kms from Kullu and 357 kms from Manal) and Ambala (355 km). Kullu and Manali both the places are on the National Highway No. 21. By road the distance from Delhi via Mandi is 585 km, and from Shimla the distance is 270 km. Motorable roads and regular bus services connect Manali with Shimla, Chandigarh and Delhi.

Specialties of Manali

The major specialties of Manali for the adventurous tourist are its sports, fishing and trekking facilities which lie in abundance here. Institute of Mountaineering & Allied Sports, Manali organizes training courses, both basic and advanced, in hiking, mountaineering, skiing, water sports and mountain rescues. The Kullu valley offers ample opportunities for fishing in the river Beas & its larger tributaries but one must remember taking license for the same. Kullu-Manali, together with Lahaul-Spiti, offers possibly the best trekking opportunities. So what are you waiting for? Give your self an exciting time together and be there right away.