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  • Escape the heat and monotony of your life by planning a splendid vacation with Kullu Manali tour packages. One of the most spectacular hill stations of North India, Kullu Manali is best known for its scenic beauty in the midst of Himalayas. Encompassed by snow-clad mountains and meadows of pine, this place is a wonderful escape to enjoy with your loved ones. 

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    With magnificent views of the landscape, this tourist destination is filled with beautiful attractions to keep you mesmerized every minute of your vacation. Replete with enchanting lakes and spectacular waterfalls, Kullu Manali is a place where you can look forward to some amazing memories. 

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    Kullu Manali package is an enthralling bucket of adventures and places where you will be 
    charmed with numerous activities. For the adventurous souls, Kullu Manali is a great destination to enjoy activities like trekking, mountaineering, skiing etc. It is also one of the most preferred destinations for honeymooners with plenty of places to lose yourself in the serenade atmosphere. 

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    Known as the queen of hills, Manali is known for tourist places like Hadimba Temple, Buddhist Monasteries, old Manali, Nehru Kund, Manu Temple, Great Himalayan National Park, Mountaineering Institute and Vashisht Temple.

    It boasts of a surreal climate throughout the year, Kullu Manali is a rejuvenating place whether you are trying to escape the summer heat or play with the snow in winters. However, December to February are the best months to plan a trip here. 

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    he average cost of Kullu Manali tour packages ranges from INR 7000 to INR 8000 which can differ if you prefer a luxury package or budget package. With loads of adventure activities coupled with a breathtaking spell of sightseeing and shopping, booking a vacation Kullu Manali tours is a wonderful escape from your daily life into something so naturally blissful.


  • Customizable Kullu Manali Tour Packages

  • 01Kullu Manali Honeymoon Package

    Most of the tour packages are always designed for honeymooners because there is no hill station that better accommodate a young couple in love than these hill stations do. There is a string of beautiful places to see in Manali are well suited for a young couple to enjoy and have the much-needed solitude on a honeymoon.

    Activities and Places: 
    Bhrigu Lake, Hadimba Devi Temple, Manali Sanctuary, the Great Himalayan National Park

    Duration: 
    Minimum 5 days.

    Must check our guide on places to visit in Manali
  • 02Kullu Manali Tour Package with Shimla

    All Kullu Manali Tour Packages are done via Shimla because you can easily catch a flight to Shimla from New Delhi. Kullu is located just 208 kilometers from Shimla, which can be easily commuted to in a Volvo or a car, and you can enjoy a lot on the road.

    Kullu and Manali are located just 43 kilometers from each other and hence very easily commuted by car. 

    Activities and Places:
    Shimla, Kullu, Manali, Rohtang Pass, Hidimba Devi Temple, Mall Road.

    Duration:
    Minimum 7 days.
  • 03Kullu Manali Tour Package From Mumbai

    If you live in Mumbai, the best way to start off your grand tour of the Himalayas is by booking your tickets on a flight to Shimla. From Shimla, you can book yourself a car to take you to Kullu and then to Manali.

    Activities and Places: Summer Hill, Rashtrapati Niwas, Jakhoo, Shimla Heritage Museum, Himachal State Museum, Christ Church, Bhrigu Lake, Manali Sanctuary, Hadimba Devi Temple etc.

    Duration: Minimum 8 days.
  • 04Kullu Manali Tour Package From Delhi

    Tour packages from New Delhi are particularly popular because most of the tourists are from Delhi who tends to visit Shimla on the weekends. But for Kullu Manali Tour Packages, you have to make a trip for at least four-five days so you can see all the places properly instead of just traveling around Shimla.

    Activities and Places:
    Manali Sanctuary, Great Himalayan National Park, Rafting, Paragliding, Kullu, Solang Valley, Rohtang Pass.

    Duration:
    Minimum 4 days.
  • 05Kullu Manali Tour Package From Chandigarh

    It is easiest to travel to Shimla, Kullu, and Manali from Chandigarh because you do not need to get on a plane to get here, you can simply take a car or go by a Volvo to Shimla. Shimla, being the capital of Himachal Pradesh, is well-connected to major Indian cities by rail and road. Chandigarh is the closest major city to Shimla.

    Activities and Places: 
    Bhrigu Lake, Manali Sanctuary, Hadimba Devi Temple, Rohtang Pass, Solang Valley.

    Duration:
    Minimum 4 days.
  • Adventure Activities On Kullu Manali Tour

  • 06Paragliding in Manali

    Paragliding in Manali
    Let you have wings; feel the exuberance in you as you sail the blue sky over the picturesque Himalayas like an eagle. Exquisite tours with paragliding facilities are available at Marhi and Solang Nallah.

    You can choose for short flights for approximately 5 minutes in a two-seater paraglider with pilot, or high flying for 20-30 minutes across Kothi, Fatru and Bijli Mahadev. 
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  • 07Camping in Manali

    Camping in Manali
    Away from the hustle and bustle of city life, Manali is beautifully nestled amidst lush cedar forests, dense woodland, and pleasant mountain breeze caressing your senses. Camping in this enchanting land of Manali is an ideal way to unwind your stress and relax at the lap of nature.

    Some of the popular camping destinations in this exotic Kullu Manali region are Beas Kund Camp, Shoja, Raison, and Solang Valley.
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  • 08River Rafting in Kullu Manali

    River Rafting in Kullu Manali
    A thrilling experience rafting across the stretches of River Beas is a memory worth reminiscing forever. There is a watersports center in Manali that provides rafting services to discerning travelers. For true enthusiasts, rafting the River Beas provides an exciting interlude.

    Kayaking facilities are also available at Pandoh Dam on the way to Mandi. Rafting in Kullu Manali starts at around 10 am in the morning at Pirdi, 45 km from Manali. 
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  • 09Skiing in Kullu Manali

    Skiing in Kullu Manali
    On your Kullu Manali Tour, skiing across the ravishing white snow is a complete no-miss. Solang Nallah and Rohtang Pass offer a distinct variety of slopes for skiers to have some real fun. For the beginners, they can have little training from a professional instructor.

    Expert skiers can also enjoy heli-skiing at its best during winter months with prior permission of the Department of Tourism. Check out our thrilling packages of hills of Manali.

    Click here to find out best resorts in Manali 
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  • 10Trekking in Kullu Manali

    Trekking in Kullu Manali

    An exotic tour to Kullu Manali without trekking the fabulous snow-clad mountains makes your holiday less charming and memorable. 

    For adventure lovers, a breathtaking trekking expedition along the verdant valleys and rugged mountain ranges is truly a memory worth cherishing forever. However, make sure that you are carrying all the necessary trekking equipment with you.

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  • 11Jeep Safari in Kullu Manali

    Jeep Safari in Kullu Manali
    With spectacular ecological excellence and exuberance, mountains tend to be predestined for nature lovers, offering a splendid opportunity to relax, rejuvenate and recreate your mind and soul.

    The exotic Jeep safari in your tour to Kullu Manali takes you to an austere and marvellous experience from Manali across Rohtang Pass through Lahaul to Leh, and then to Ladakh, cross through Lacha Lung La, Baralacha La, and Tanglung La.
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  • 12Rock Climbing in Kullu Manali

    Indulge into real fun and adventure with exotic rock climbing experience in Manali, Bharmour and Patalsu. Rocky surfaces, suitable terrains, and distinct varieties of rocks here add to the charm and thrill of your rock climbing expedition – something that not all can afford.

    Rock climbing training is also imparted at the branches of Mountaineering Institute in Dharamsala, Narkanda, Bharmour and Jispa.
  • Other Things To Do On Kullu Manali Tour

  • 13Watch the Snowfall in Winter

    Kullu Manali adorns itself in unparalleled beauty during winter months, which is the best time to experience snowfall. It is the peak holiday season, when the enchanting land experiences huge tourist influx from across the world.

    Watching the snowflakes kissing the ground silently, with the Mother Nature draping herself in white is a rare sight that attracts tourists globally. Some of the most prominent places that witness moderate to heavy snowfall are Marhi, Rohtang Pass, Beas Nullah, and Gulaba.
  • 14Red Apple Orchards

    The intriguing history and heritage of apple orchards in Manali dates back to the era of the British. Today, they are no more a source of good income for local people but also a renowned tourist attraction where travelers love to experience nature’s bounty amidst exquisite fruit orchards growing red apples, plum, pear, and much more.
  • 15The Fun of Cooking

    Away from the irresistible temptation of nature and agonies of life, indulge in fun cooking experience at the Manali Cooking School. The professionally managed school is renowned for teaching some of the finest authentic Indian delicacies to tourists where only well-chosen recipes will be prepared in front of you to have a unique experience.
  • Places To See On Kullu Manali Tour

  • 16Rohtang Pass

    When on your way to Manali, there’s one place that’s definitely on the itinerary, and that’s Rohtang Pass. Rohtang Pass is situated at a distance of 51 kilometres from Manali, and you can reach the destination by road only.

    Rohtang Pass is located at a whooping altitude of 3978 metres, and the journey up the hills is a beautiful adventure in itself and is as beautiful as the destination. To visit Rohtang Pass, you need a Rohtang Pass to permit mandatorily. The permit costs about INR 550 and is usually not included in the Kullu Manali Tour Packages.
  • 17Hadimba Temple

    Situated in the beautiful hills of Manali, the Hadimba temple is an attraction that demands a visit for all the tourists that come to Manali. The temple is located in a cedar forest, the structure built atop a rock which many believe is a splitting image of the Goddess Hadimba herself, who was the wife of Bhima from the Indian epic Mahabharat.

    The temple is located in a beautiful place, and you will enjoy the place thoroughly. The temple was built back in 1553, although the legend dates back to the days when the epic happened itself. 
  • 18Vashisht Temple

    Exquisitely nestled 6 km away from Manali in the district of Kullu, the Vashisht Village is located underneath a rocky hill, overlooking the mesmerizing Beas River.

    For somewhat a unique experience on your tour, visit the hot spring at Vashisht, where water of temperature approximately 43-50 degree Centigrade comes out of granite stones. It is considered water from this hot spring has the healing power in several diseases.
  • 19Rahala Waterfalls

    A coveted gateway to the snow-clad Rohtang Pass, Rahala Waterfall is situated 16 away from Manali. Presenting stunning picturesque beauty and superb exuberance amidst lush deodar forests and silver birch trees, the destination provides the ultimate recipe to unwind your senses and rejuvenate.

    The flakes of snow floating in the water, standing upright against the clear blue sky and salubrious weather will definitely lead you to the paradise.
  • 20Jagatsukh

    Not a very popular destination among tourists who visit Manali, but definitely never missed by seasoned travellers who learn everything about a place before visiting it, Jagatsukh is a temple located in a village about six kilometres away from the town of Manali.

    Most of the packages often exclude the temple but if you wish to see it, you can include it in the itinerary. The view around the temple is amazing, with forests, snow-capped mountains, and valleys. 
  • 21 Solang Valley

    Located just fourteen kilometres from the hill station of Manali, Solang Valley is visited by almost everyone who comes here from far and wide. Almost every tour packages have it.

    The valley is visited most by young people in groups who like to go for trekking and winter activities from October to February, when the valley experiences snowfall. The beauty of the place increases a thousand fold in the winter season, so it’s a definite visit during winter.
  • 22Manali Wildlife Sanctuary

    Explore awe-inspiring wilderness and thrill amidst the Kullu Manali Sanctuary that exquisitely goes up to the mountains behind to add to its beauty and splendor.

    A mesmerizing bio-diversity trail for wildlife lovers, the sanctuary is the haven of diverse flora and fauna that enchants your senses and appeals you to indulge into nature’s bounty.
  • 23Great Himalayan National Park

    The  Great Himalayan National Park is another beauty in the hills near Manali that is worth a visit. The park was founded back in 1984 and has an altitude range of 1500 metres to 6000 metres.

    The beauty of this park is made more prominent by the rich flora and fauna which it consists of; teak, deodar, oak, and cedar trees, and amazing wildlife species that range from snow leopard, leopard, brown bear, snow cock, goral etc. A visit to the Great Himalayan National Park is usually included in the Kullu Manali Tour Packages.
  • 24Tibetan Monasteries

    The tibetan monasteries in Manali are a reminder of the rich cultural heritage of the tibetans. Every year, thousands of pilgrims as well as tourists flock the tibetan monasteries of Manali.

    The monasteries depict the life and times of Lord Buddha, and therefore a visit to this holy place gives immense peace to you. The monasteries also run a centre to weave carpets and a school of arts to help preserve the ancient arts and traditions of Tibet.
  • 25Club House

    For a young couple looking for a delightful evening or a family with young children who would like to spend some quality time, the Club House of Manali has something for everyone. The Club House is a beautiful centre with excellent facilities.

    There is a bar, restaurant, library, game room, indoor games such as billiards, pool, table tennis, carrom etc., there’s also a skating rink that’s a major attraction among tourists who come here in the evenings.

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Rohtang Pass

Rohtang Pass is quite famous among Ladakh travelers but the unpredictable avalanche and severe climatic conditions make it scary some times. Nonetheless, it had made adventure seekers’ tour of Ladakh mind-blowing. A high mountain pass at an elevation of 3978 meters above the sea level, Rohtang is just 51 km from Manali. It is a part of the proud Pir Panjal Range of the mighty Himalayas.

It acts as the connecting link between Kullu Valley and Lahaul and Spiti Valley. Being an ancient trade route, it was well maintained by the natives. The generic name of the pass suggests that either the pass was the oldest and the most used pass. With the increase of visitors every year, the fragile mountain ecology will be in threat, environmentalists worry.

But the exciting beauty of the mountain terrains seen from the top of the pass is indescribable and flamboyant. The Indian Government started building a tunnel which is 8.5 km long to bypass Rohtang pass in order to reduce the travel time and distance to Keylong, Lahaul and Spiti and Leh.

The tunnel promises to reduce the distance by 50 km and the time by five hours between the south and north faces of Rohtang pass. Currently, the time taken to ascend and descend the pass itself is 5-6 hours.

Height:
 Rohtang Pass is located at an altitude of 3978 meters above the sea level in the Pir Panjal Range of the Himalayas.

Location:
 The pass is located about 51 kms away from Manali and you can reach the pass if you take Leh- Manali Highway.

Best time to visit: 
The pass will be open from the months of May to October as the snow starts melting and the paths will be cleared.

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Zingzing Bar

A quintessential location and a high altitude roadside bar is Zingzing situated on the road from Manali to Leh. Travelers come here to refresh with a sip of coffee or to have food to energize the body and soul to resume their journey to Leh. The multi-purpose shacks can be availed to stay overnight as well.

A space where you will love to roll a joint and smoke it up to escape from the extreme cold. Located at an altitude of 4270 meters above the sea level, the place is recognized to be the most suitable one to take rest. Peaceful ambience and the silence prevailing would leave everyone addicted to it.

The fame of ZIngzing Bar was enhanced because of Baralacha La pass also; the starting point of Baralacha La, one of the most loved passes in Ladakh is Zingzing Bar. Thus it cannot be missed during one’s journey to Leh. The temperature level at the bar will be crazily as low as -2* Celsius and as you ascend from a different temperature from the base, chances to feel altitude sickness and fluctuations in the body are quite higher.

Height:
 The highest roadside bar in the world is located at an elevation of 4270 meters above the sea level before the steep Baralacha La roads starts.

Location:
 From Manali, Zingzing Bar is situated at a distance of 193 kms and a drive of about 3 hours will take you to the bar and from Leh it is about 337 kms away.

Best time to visit:
 Zingzing Bar is found the most scenic during the months of December, January and February when the winter hits at its peak. For those who are searching for peace over a joint, Zingzing bar during winter would be the best option.

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Baralacha La

A story says like this; there were two lovers in mythology, Chandra and Bhaga, one is the daughter of the Moon and the other one is the son of Sun God, respectively. To do their marriage, both of them climbed to the Baralacha La and from there, they started running in opposite directions.

Both of them found Tandi as their meeting point and thus their marriage became eternal. The factor made their love shine is Baralacha La pass, a high mountain pass in Zanskar Range that connects Lahaul in Himachal Pradesh and Ladakh in Jammu and Kashmir.

In ancient times, Baralacha La was considered to be the main trade route. Near the pass, there is this emerald like the lake, the Suraj Tal which is the source of Bhaga River. The pass is situated at an altitude of 16040 feet and on this plateau, the famous mountain ranges such as Pir Panjal, Zanskar and the Great Himalayas come together to meet.

One who wishes to go to Leh through Leh-Manali highway has to cross this pass which hides plenty of adventure and thrill in it.

Height:
 Baralacha La is the most important pass as Khardung La and it is situated at an altitude of 16040 feet above the sea level.

Location:
 Baralacha La is located 73 kms away from Keylong on Manali-Leh road.

Best time to visit:
 The months of April to October are the best months to visit Baralacha La pass as the roads will be open because the snow melts. If you are going from Manali to Leh, then it is advisable that cross the pass before noon due to the melting of snow and creation of streams on the road

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Jispa

As a part of the adventure itineraries travelers follow on their tour of Ladakh, they will choose to halt in Jispa, a mesmerizing village 20 km north of Keylong and 7 km south of Darcha along the most explored Leh-Manali Highway and on the banks of Bhaga River. At a height of 3200 meters, Jipsa is located and it is the major village in Lahaul district.

In the backdrop, the lofty Himalayan Mountains create alluring images. There are 78 households in the village and the population is calculated as 332 including 235 males and 97 females. Travelers take a stopover here to stay one night during their travel to Leh. There are camping grounds and many other stay options. The village is occupied with a helipad, post office and a monastery.

The small houses shimmering in the multiple colours of nature would leave everyone stunned. Jispa is simply adorned by the rugged mountain terrains in the background and the village seems so small when you see it from a distance as the towering Himalayas play the dominant role.

Height:
 Jispa is located at an altitude of 3200 meters above sea level.

Location: 
Jispa Village is a main stop for Leh travelers and it is located 120 kms away from Manali. Keylong is in the north of Jispa about 20 km away and Darch is in the south about 7 km away. You can come to Jispa if you take the Manali-Leh Highway. The nearest airport to Jispa is Kullu that is situated at a distance of 180 kms.

Best time to visit:
 The peak tourist season is starting in May and continues till October. After that, the roads will be covered by heavy snowflakes.

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Kuthar Fort

Kuthar Fort is placed in the undying serenity of the Himalayas. The fort spans over an area of about 52.8 square kilometers and is located in the middle of the exotic background, pools as well as the beautiful gardens.

Location: Kuthar Fort is located at a small distance from both Arki and Subathu that are both an hour away from the Shimla airport, Jubbarhatti. Situated in Solan, the fort is one of the key attractions here.

Highlights: Some sectors of the forth are as old as 800 years however there are some new sectors that have been built and are a mere 8 decades old. Stretched in the large area of the region, there are a number of fresh-water springs flowing through here. It is surrounded by different picturesque locations such as the Gurkha Fort from Subathu, Kunihar, and Kasauli hill station.

Best Time: Open all year round.
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Darcha

Darcha is a recurring name when you pack your bags for Padum trek as it is the base camp for the moderate yet adventurous trek in the Lahaul region. Darcha is a small village on the bank of Bhaga River in Lahaul in Spiti Lahaul District in Himachal Pradesh situated at an elevation of 3360 meters. In the northernmost part of Himachal Pradesh along the Leh-Manali Highway is Darcha, a secluded permanent settlement.

Many have described the village as a “lonely cluster of dry stone huts and dingy tent camps”. The total population of the village is 298 among which 152 are men and 146 are women. Travelers going to Leh from Manali take an overnight stay at Darchu. The river nearby causes nature to be soft and calm especially at night so that the travelers would find better sleep during their tiresome journey.

The popular Padum trek ends at Darcha and there are many stalls and shops on the street to just relax and have food. The village is surrounded by Naggar Tehsil, Spiti Tehsil, Bharmour Teshil. The nearby cities to the village are Keylong, Dharamshala, Mandi, and Chamba. There is a check-point set up by the police to check the passport of all passing people and vehicles.

Height:
 Sarchu is located at an elevation of 3360 meters above sea level.

Location:
 Darch is on the border of Himachal Pradesh and Jammu and Kashmir. The nearest railway station is Shimla Railway station only that is 174 km away. Buses and jeeps would be available in plenty to reach Darcha.

Best time to go:
 Anytime is suitable to visit Darcha but during winter the cold climatic conditions may pose difficulty to stay there.

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Solang Valley

Located atop the Kullu Valley, the Solang Valley is ideal for adventure sports such as parachuting, skating, zorbing and paragliding. The slopes of this valley also provide ski lovers an ideal destination to enjoy this activity on a trip to Manali. During the summer months, the snow on these slopes evaporates, resulting in ideal ground for zorbing, where a person hurls down a slope in an indestructible bouncy ball.

Solang Valley is definitely a playground for people looking to lose themselves in an assortment of exciting activities. Be it a honeymoon vacation or a family outing, a thrilling and engaging experience is guaranteed.

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Bhrigu Lake

Also known as the ‘Pool of Gods’, Bhrigu Lake is a majestic an picturesque water body that is located at a distance of about 43km from the town of Manali. Each year, the lake attracts thousands of trekkers and visitors who come here to appreciate the serene, crystal clear blue pools of the lake as a part of their itinerary to visit Manali tourist places. 

Rising to a height of about 14,100ft it is located on the eastern courses of the Rohtang Pass. One of the many glacial lakes of the Kullu Valley, it makes up for being a perfect weekend outing on your next trip to Manali. 

 The lake is bordered by snowy peaks of the Himalayas on all sides and is a moderate to difficult trekking escapade.  Also nearby is the Nehru Kund, which is a natural water spring that is fed by the waters of the Bhrigu Lake and is truly picturesque. 

The trekking route to Bhrigu Lake starts either at the village of Gulaba or Vasishth Temple, either ways it perches you up at a height of almost 14000ft right on the second day, making it one of the most captivating treks of the Pir Panjal Ranges.  Locals of the village believe that this lake has been blessed by the sages and Gods which is why, it never freezes over completely even in the times of harsh winters.

Distance from Manali: 18 Kms

How to get there: Follow the Kullu-Naggar-Manali Road through the village of Gulaba

Best time to Visit: May to June 

Attractions/Activities: Trekking

Type of destination:  Trekking and religious

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The Castle Manali

Built in 1460 AD, the Naggar Castle has a unique architecture that comprises of stones and wood. About a century ago, this castle of Raja Sidh Singh of Kullu was converted into a rest house, and presently it is being taken care by the Himachal Pradesh Tourism Development Corporation.

In its rechristened avatar, the castle is now The Castle Heritage Hotel. Naggar Castle came into the limelight after a bollywood movie was shot here. A grand Tibetan carnival dance was shot here and hence this castle grew in touristic prominence.


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Van Vihar National Park

One of the most frequent places to visit in Manali, the Van Vihar National Park attracts visitors mainly because of its ideal location, which is bang on the Mall road in Manali. The park is a welcome respite from the crowds and the pollution with its tall and shady groves of Deodar, birch and pine. There are a number of wooden and concrete benches within the park, which provide rest, relaxation and recreation to its visitors.

Take off your shoes and take a leisurely walk across the garden paths of this wonderful haven of nature. You could also have fun cruising around in a boat that sails in the small pond within the vicinity of this park. Set amidst beautiful and verdant environs, the park is a perfect respite for anyone who chooses to visit it and makes up for a great place for a spontaneous picnic or simply a long walk!

Timing:

08:00 am – 07:00 pm (summer)

08:00 am – 05:00 pm (winter)

Entry Fee: 10 INR per Person

Photography Allowed: Yes

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Rahalla Falls

Cascading from a height of 8,500ft, the Rahalla or Rehala Falls as they are called as one of the most stunning natural places to visit in Manali. They are located at a distance of 16km from the town on the way to the Rohtang Pass and are must stop over on your way to visit this haven of snow. The falls are formed by glaciers as they melt on their way down from the mountains. It is one of the best places to enjoy photography or just sit peacefully by and admire the natural beauty. 

The more adventurous can go trekking up the mountains behind the waterfall cascades. The waterfalls are set amidst dense thickets of Deodar, birch and pine trees, making it one of the stunning places for photography. The sight of the place and the gentle rhythm of the falls gives instant peace and harmony to anybody who chooses to visit it.

Timing: The waterfalls are best visited in the months of March and November

Entry Fee: None

Photography Allowed: Yes

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Krishna Bhavan Mandir

The Krishna Bhavan Mandir was built in the year 1926 and is beautifully made even though it is so old. Tourists love the place not only for the religious sentiments attached to it but also for the marvelous architecture of the place.

Location: It is located in the town of Kasauli and is one of the major religious destinations of the place.

Highlights: If you know a little about architecture you would easily recognize the mix of European and Indian style of architecture. But the temple is very famous for its church like shape and for the same reason is one of the most visited places by tourists. It is also known for the fairs held in the temple every year.

Best time to visit: The best time to visit the place is during summers as the atmosphere is quite pleasant and Kasauli is best visited during the months of March to May.
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Summer Hill

Summer Hill is an exceptionally beautiful tourist spot in Shimla. It is situated at an altitude of 1283 meters. The area is beautified by the serene beauty of quiet hills that give it a nice and breathtaking aura.

Location: Located on the way of Shimla to Kalka, Summer Hills is just about 5 km from the Ridge Road of Shimla. The place is surrounded by serene beauty of quiet hills, which give it a breathtaking aura.

Highlights: This is an ideal place for those who wish to take a leisurely walk amidst the tranquillity of Mother Nature. The hilly trees of pine and deodar add to the beauty of the place. Snow clad mountains make it an ideal romantic gateway.

Best Time to visit: Summer Hill is open all round the year courtesy its pleasant climate. However, the best time to visit the place is during winters when the weather is cool and humid.
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Manali Winter Carnival

Each time around the dawn of New Year, Himachal Pradesh gets ready to welcome the oncoming year with aplomb and festivities and makes up for one of the most exciting Manali tourist places.  The festival is called Himachal Winter Carnival and it is surely one of the most unique and exciting cultural experiences.

The tradition of celebrating the festival goes way back to 1977, and over the passing years the festival has assumed a bigger and more glorious role and look. The Himachal Winter Carnival, that once promoted the culture of the hills with folk dances and music; has now become varied as other activities like Bazaar, Street plays, band competitions and food festivals have been added. 

Usually celebrated on the mall road, which is one of the busiest areas of Manali, it is surely a festival that cannot be missed. You will get to see colourful dancers, upbeat music of the hills, yummy food and most of all get to know what the pulse of the people of Manali really is!

Ideal dates to travel: Jan 02 - Jan 06, 2016            

Attractions: Cultural extravaganza           

Activities:

-Folk Dances

-Music

-Bazaars

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Manu Temple

Located in the Old Manali region, you can reach this temple through the road that passes through the Manali Community Center. Dedicated to the Indian sage Manu, this temple is the only temple on this planet that is dedicated to this sage. Thus it makes to be one of the most sacred pilgrimages for the devotees of this saint.

Built with wood and stone, the temple offers exotic views of the Beas River and magnificent hills. In front of the temple, a huge cascade enhances the aesthetics of this resplendent temple. A visit to this sacred temple in an important part of the Manali tour packages.


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Chadwick Waterfall

The clear waters of the Chadwick Waterfall cascade deep down a gorge at a height of approximately 86 m. What amplifies the beauty of the place is the surrounding hills as well as the thick green trees of Pine and Deodar. After you have had a hectic travel schedule exploring the entire Shimla, you can come back here and unwind. This place will give you ample ‘me’ time.
  
Location: Chadwick Waterfall is situated within the dense and the very beautiful Glen Forest. This waterfall lies at a distance of about 7 km from Shimla and about 4 km from Summer Hill.

Highlights: The place was originally famous as the ‘Chidku Jhaar’ where Jhaar stands for waterfall and in the local dialet ‘Chidku’ means the bird. It is so called because the waterfall is at such a height that only a bird can reach to the top. Britishers gave it the name ‘Chadwick Falls’.

Best Time: Can be visited anytime of the year but it is advised to go there in a group.

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