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India’s Northern part Himachal Pradesh, its small town called Manali the most visited tourist destination. It’s not only preferred by couples but also the fun place for the bachelors. Moreover, Manali has the best collection of old places to visit, the best viewpoints to watch sunset and lovers’ points also.

Apart from that, individuals come here to experience some of the best adventure sports like River Rafting, Bungee Jumping, rope jumping, paragliding, trekking, skiing, downhill cycling, Zip-lining and much more. From student to a businessman like to visit here to stress out from their daily routines and boost up their energy to concentrate more on work or academics.

When is the best time to visit Manali, Himachal Pradesh?

If you are a monsoon lover people then the month of July and mid-September is suggested as the best month by the inhabitants of Manali. But there is always a risk of landslides for mostly it is ignored to go there between these months. After the monsoon, winter season takes place till February this season is very cold and the temperature is also expected to go below zero degrees.

Between that month snowfall is being enjoyed by the tourists and it also opens the way for earning by the Manali tourism industries. After all that, Summer season come between the rest of the months, during summer the temperature is mix like during the day temperature would be sunny and its range would be expected would be 15 to 25 degree but, at night it is still cold.

So, the general overview is that, From October to June are the best month to visit the place like Manali.

What places do people like to visit in Manali?

Manali is an old town there are so many places in and nearby Manali. Some of them belong to religious and some are best to visit.

So let’s begin with:

1. Hidimba Devi Temple:-

This temple is dedicated to Hidimba Devi, the mother of Ghatothkachx and the wife of Bhima. It is one of the best temple surrounded by a cedar forest and its architecture is also very eye catching. Temple has cone shaped roof and it all made of wood.

The temple has a very strong history moreover it is also a part of the Mahabharata. Apart from that, the natural beauty around the temple attracts visitors. Due to the peasant environment around the temple, people love to sit nearby the temple for long hours.

2. Manu Temple:-

It is believed that Manu temple is only the one temple of Manu all around the world that is also a reason people who can Manali like to visit here. The temple is located in old Manali, only 1.9 miles away from the main road. The view from the temple to mountains creates its unique attraction.

3. Mall Road:-

The mall road is the main road of Manali, It is one of the best destinations for shopping from the traditional things to famous handcrafts all can easily buy here. Not only that, there are many food corners, games, hotels, Bus Stand as well as government offices there. To do rest the sittings are also available in the middle of the road.

4. Museum of Himachal Culture & Folk Art:-

To know the background of one’s culture the museum is the best place. The museum of Himachal culture and folk art is played a very curtail role to highlight the Traditional culture and art of Himachal. Manu’s unique and extraordinary items are placed here. The articles inside the museum related to dresses, utensils, instruments, Weighting scale, wood carving, and many others. The Museum is very close to Hidimba Temple and the opening and closing timing for the museum is fixed form the morning 8 AM to the Evening at 8 PM.

5. Manali Wildlife Sanctuary:-

Entry begins from 9 AM and ends at 6 PM, only with the ticket price of Rs. 10 only per person makes the Manali tour in the budget. The forest is covered with a rich amount of tree and plants of different types. This forest is the home for many wild animals, the area is spread over 3500 hectares of land. According to the news received, there are also some leopards and brown bears seen by the tourists.

6. Vashisht Temple:-

The temple of Vashisht, who is the kula guru of Lord Rama. The temple is situated in a small village named by the name of the temple. Its distance is about 4 – 5 Km from Manali. It is one of the best religious places of Hindu pilgrims because of its strong historical background. The temple is designed with wood carvings. This region is also popular for its hot water spring, which is often believed it has medical magic. It is used to cure many skin issues. The pilgrims go there to make them free form various skin diseases.

The best time to visit this place is from 7 AM to 9 PM,

For bathing, there is two time slot that is 7 AM to 1 PM, and after the break of 1 hour, 2nd slot started from 2 PM to 9 PM.

7. Rahala falls:-

It is nothing just a waterfall on the way to Rohtang Pass with a distance of about 30 KM away from Manali. It is one of the best picnic destination, tourist who plan to go Rohtang definitely do some fun at this waterfall. The melted water from the snow comes down by passing through the mountains. Besides the waterfall, there are many food corners where visitors enjoy the view by sitting very close to the waterfall.

What kind of adventures sports people like to do in Manali

Paragliding at solan valley manali
source: Abhijit Kar Gupta

The best way to spend the holiday is, not only by visiting the places but, by doing some adventure things. The Manali tour is the best source of entertainment to experience real life adventure. Here are some of the thing that one must try to make the trip unforgettable.

a. Skiing in Solang Valley:-

Skiing activity session takes a duration of 10 to 15 minutes and the timing to enjoy the skiing is 9 AM to 6 PM. To enjoy the skiing the one should reach to Solang Valley, located at the top of the Kullu. The reason for selecting this location is because of heavy snowfall during winter, the snow covers the whole mountain with the thick layer that makes it perfect. Moreover, the temperature goes under zero degrees. It is also a great destination for clicking pictures. The picture background gives a unique look.

b. Parvati Valley Trekking:-

Trekking is one of the best ways to enjoy nature. People who come to Manali also plan to enjoy the trekking. The Parvati valley is one of them, whose path is natural made and surrounded by a plethora of flora, trees, and animals. Travellers have to cover the long distance which is about 5319 miles on legs because there is no other transport facility during trekking. People have a very fun experience that they share after complete the trek. Best of luck if you are also planning for the trekking.

c. River Rafting in Kullu Manali:-

Rafting is one of the most dangerous sport this activity takes place in the Beas River. The distance covered during the rafting is about 15 KM that takes 1 hour approximately. Firstly, professionals give some useful instruction on it for safety purposes after that the sport begins.

d. Paragliding:-

One of the best flying experiences can enjoy through paragliding. A professional paraglider helps you to take off form the uphills to the air, one can enjoy the scenery of beautiful mountains and different valleys from up in the air. People also take their selfie stand with them to shoot the video while hanging on the air. This adventurer sport takes 20 – 25 minutes on the price of Rs. 2000 to Rs. 3000 per person.

Here are some of the place and adventure sports that one can enjoy on the Manali trip.  Avail MMT Coupons to get discounts on Tour Packages.

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