20 Places to Visit & Things to Do in Manali In May 2020
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Public transport in Himachal Pradesh resumed from June 1 Updated: 26 Aug 2020

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Tourist Places in Manali in May

Hidimba Devi Temple, Jogini Falls, Rohtang pass, Vashisht Hot Water Springs, Manali Sanctuary, Solang Valley, Tibetan Monasteries, Van Vihar, Mall Road, Rahalla Falls, Manu temple, Paragliding, Rafting, Beas Kund Trek, Chandrakhani Pass Trek and many more.

Summers are usually the time for a holiday, be it with your families, friends, partner or even solo. Hence, make your summer plans worthwhile by adding the
places to visit in Manali in May to your travel itinerary and explore the beauties of this prolific hill-station. From cascading waterfalls to snow-capped mountains, from alpine wildlife at the National Parks to the lush green valleys and a lot more, Manali is an enchanting land with many captivating attractions.

While the places are sure to leave you in awe, there are just as many Things to do in Manali in May that would make you go yay! There's trekking, hiking, mountain-climbing, rafting, zip-lining and more for the adventure-loving souls. And then there are activities like nature-walks, camping, picnicking, cycling among others for the ones who want to immerse themselves in the natural environs. Apart from that, shopping, touring, sightseeing, eating out at the local cafes, there is still much to be done in Manali. So, what are you thinking, pack your bags and take on an adventure.

Places to Visit in Manali in May

Hidimba Devi Temple
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Nestled amidst the snow-laden hillocks of Manali, the Hidimba Devi Temple, also known as the Dhungri temple, is an ancient place of worship revered by the Hindus. The cave temple is dedicated to the Hindu demon-goddess Hidimbi. Hidimbi was the wife of Bhima, one of the five Pandava brothers who are at the forefront of the epic Mahabharata.  Conceived in 1553 CE by Maharaja Bahadur Singh, the Temple is built around an ancient cave inside which Hidimbi Devi is believed to have meditated. 

Surrounded by Dhungri Van Vihar, a lush cedar forest at the foot of the Himalayas, the structure is built on a massive rock piece jutting out of the ground. This protrusion was initially worshipped as the deity before the Temple was built. 
Reflecting the distinct temperament of its patron goddess, the design of the Hidimba Temple is different than any other temples in its vicinity. With its wooden doorways, ceramic-like walls and three conical roofs covered in timber, the architecture of the Temple tells unique stories about the origins of the place in the folklore. 

Hidimba Devi Temple holds very high religious and cultural significance in the Hindu community. This can be seen on special occasions like the days of Navratri when people form long queues outside the Temple for just one glance at the Goddess. 
Along with having great religious value, the Temple gives its visitors an entrance into the wondrous world of nature. Nestled among branching trees and fallen leaves, the Temple is surrounded by rabbits and yaks who find a natural home in the forest surrounding the Temple.

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Solang Valley

Located 13 kilometers from Manali, Solang Valley is nestled away between the Beas Kund and Solang Village. The valley is famous among tourists for its stunning views of snow-capped mountains and magnificent glaciers that attract ski fanatics from all over the world.

The beauty of Solang Valley is unparalleled and many people visit the valley every year just to enjoy its pristine, snow-white magnificence. Especially in winter, when the entire place is covered by fluffy, milky white snow, the whole place appears as if it is straight out of a movie. groves of emerald green trees dotting the pure white landscape, clear blue skies, and magnificent mountains as far as the eye can see – Solang is truly at its most splendorous in winters.

Besides admiring its unmissable picturesque landscapes, people also visit Solang Valley to enjoy various winter sports. Adventure enthusiasts love skiing in the pure, driven snow here, and when the winters ease off a little, you can also try zorbing and paragliding.

The views of the place from the open sky as you paraglide through the valley are truly indescribable and need to be witnessed to be believed. If you really want to get a full dose of the pristine beauty of this valley, try camping here amidst its lush green meadows.

You can also try other adventure sports like quad biking and snowmobiling in Solang Valley. For the true thrill chasers, there is Solang Ropeway – a state of the art cabin to enjoy the sweeping views of the valley. However, if you are traveling with family, there are several places you can check out too.

The Great Himalayan National Park, Kothi, and Rohtang Pass make for very interesting sightseeing places. Whether you go to Solang Valley with friends or family, there is a lot to explore and enjoy here.

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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 and it is one of the Kullu famous places.

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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Jogini Waterfalls

If you are looking to embark on a trek to one of the most remote and untouched places to visit in Manali, then Jogni also called as Jugni Waterfalls is the best place to be. Located at an easy distance of about 3km from the main market of Manali, it can be reached directly by a vehicle. As soon as you park at the base of the falls, you will see the beautiful natural scenery that encircles the entire falls area. 

The trek route passes through narrow paths and is breathtakingly beautiful as it traverses orchards, pine forests and several small streams. Al through the way, you can see the peaks at Rohtang Pass and the gush of the Beas River flowing by. The trek to the top of the waterfall lasts for about 20 minutes and will expose you to some of the most serene beauties of nature. Try to make it in the afternoon when the sunlight catches droplets of the waterfall.

Timing:  Always

Entry Fee: None

Photography Allowed:Yes

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Vashist Hot Water Springs & Temple

Vashist is located near the Beas River and a short distance from the Rohtang Pass. Although a quaint village, this place is full of tourists. The highlight attractions here are the hot water springs and two temples. One temple is dedicated to Vashist Muni. There is also a Lord Ram temple here.

Of things to do in Manali, you can have a dip in the hot water springs. Devotees believe that this water possesses healing powers. These natural hot sulphur springs are divided into two tanks. One tank is for men and the other for ladies. Interestingly, shower fitted baths have also been erected close by.

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Manali Wildlife Sanctuary

Located only two kilometres from Manali, this wildlife sanctuary is a naturalistic paradise that spreads over 3,000 hectares. The terrain here is characterized by lush green forests and snow capped mountains. On a trip to this sanctuary, you are always inundated with the sights and sounds of colourful birds and exotic flora and fauna.

While deodar, fir, chestnut, walnut and robinia are the most commonly found vegetation in this sanctuary, you can also easily spot snow leopards, brown bears, musk deer and ibex herds in the picturesque vicinity of the sanctuary.

Addition to this, Manali Wildlife Sanctuary is a paradise for the birdwatchers and the shutterbugs. Amongst the many rare and exotic species, a plenitude of tree creepers, kokla and kingfisher are the most commonly found species.

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Museum of Himachal Culture and Folk Art

Museum of Himachal Culture and Folk Art

This museum was established in 1998 to exhibit the cultural and folk art and antiques of Himachal Pradesh. It is located at a short distance from the famous Hidimba Devi Temple of Manali.

The museum houses a very interesting and impressive collection of antique articles and other items reflecting the culture and heritage of Himachal Pradesh. From Himachali traditional dresses and Himachali kitchenware to traditional ornaments, there is so much to look at and absorb here.

If Himachali culture interests you, start your research here because this museum will give you an overview of this culture and is among the best places to visit in Manali.

Location: Utopia Comlex, Near Hadimba Temple, Hadimba Temple Rd, Siyal, Manali, Himachal Pradesh 175131

Distance from Manali Bus Stand:
2 km from Manali.

Entry Fee: INR 10

Tibetan Monasteries

The region of Kullu Manali has a large Tibetan population and their monasteries are the testimony to their spiritual beliefs and traditions. These monasteries also houses ancient artefacts, scriptures and murals related to the history and development of Tibetan people in Manali.

Some of the well-known monasteries in this picturesque hill station includes Gadhan Thekchoking Gompa and Himalayan Nyingamapa Gompa, and a visit to them is amongst the best things to do in Manali. The former is run by the locals based on donations and it also has a Tibetan handicraft centre, from where the visitors can get souvenirs and other traditional gifts. The latter has a modern architecture and is situated amongst a sprawling sunflower garden.

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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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Mall Road

Often acknowledged as the heart of Manali, the Mall Road in Manali is the most attractive tourist destination for the Himachal travelers. Renowned for its street shopping adventure and bustled with heaps of activities, the Mall Road of Manali has got a lot of things to keep you busy for the day. Lined with multiple restaurants, cafes, and dhabas, this place is ideal for those who have got a flavor of bargaining skills deeply rooted in them.

Start your journey through the Mall Road by paying homage at the Nyingmapa Buddhist Temple. It has got the right blend of both architectural flavor and vibrant tones to capture with your DSLRs’.  The Sakyamuni idol is the main shrine here.

Next, this famous commercial center has got a lot of emporiums and shops lined up for you to buy some exquisite souvenirs. The Tibetan Style Handicrafts found here are simply astounding.

You can even the sweet smelling Tibetan-styled incense sticks and intriguing singing bowls at some of the shops here. There are some shops at the Mall Road selling Kullu and Kinnauri shawls in a wide array of flamboyant patterns and colors.

Some other local souvenirs to dig at the Mall Road are prayer wheels, Kullu Caps, Thangkas, Dorjes, Bamboo souvenirs, Buddhist paintings, keychains, nameplates, and turquoise and silver jewelry, etc.

Shawls, Tibetan jewelry, tweed jackets, and handicrafts are somethings you should never miss on while strolling here. Apart from these, the Mall Road in Manali features Thai Market, Dragon Shopping Complex, Hong Kong Market, New NAC Market, Shangri La Shopping Complex, and Snow Lion Underground Market.

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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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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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Location: Solang Valley, Manali

Timings: You can avail the activity anytime between 10:00 AM to 04:00 PM

Experience an amazing paragliding ride in the skies of Manali and Solang Valley on your next holiday with your family and friends. Experienced pilots will offer you both single and tandem rides for this experience and will take you on both short and long flights across the Kulu Valley. 

After a quick briefing session by instructors about the activity a group of professionals help gliders get adjusted onto the paraglider. Once that's done, the fun begins! The experience of flying amidst Himalayan slopes, the picturesque view of the winding Beas River below and cool breeze brushing against gliders makes for a thrilling adventure.

The short fly will be for 5 to 6 minutes depending on weather conditions. You will get to enjoy a birds-eye view of the beautiful hills and valleys of Kulu and Manali. The take-off site is at Dhobi, which is a new age, offbeat paragliding site and is now gaining popularity. The equipment you will need is imported from France and are tested for safety.  If you wish you can avail video recording option to save your memories for a lifetime  as it is going to be captured by a Go PRO action camera.

This activity is suitable for age group of 16 years to 45 years.

How to reach: It is located at about 20 km from Kullu and you can reach here by either taking public transport or by hiring a private cab. Dhobi is the take off point and it is at a height , so cabs and all are going there without any hassle
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Rafting

Rafting
Among the numerous things to do in Manali is river rafting, an adventure sport that takes you down the cascading flow of water and scenic views on both sides. Manali is a hot spot destination for tourists who come to explore the nature’s best side along with thrilling adventure activities.

The river Beas is a remarkable sight when it flows gracefully along the stone cut pathways and just like Rishikesh, you can experience a thrilling sports adventure while you are here while rafting among the wild and racing waters. River rafting camps can be found along the way, where you can rest and meet with other people.

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Location -  Manali

Starting/Ending Point: The trek starts at Solang in Manali and ends at Vashisht.

Start Time/End Time: The trek start at 10:00 AM on day 1 and ends at around 12:00 PM on day 6.

About the Bhrigu Lake and Beas Kund:

Bhrigu Lake is the high altitude glacial lake at the height of 14,100 ft. It is said that thousand year ago, Maharishi Bhrigu used to meditate near this pristine lake & hence it is named after him. The beauty of the lake is different in every season, In winters it is frozen, In the early summer you will find small glacial pieces floating in the lake and in summer & spring the lake becomes blue and keep on changing its color every hour of the day. 

Beas Kund is a high altitude thousand-year-old alpine lake that sits royally amidst the mountains of Himachal Pradesh at an altitude of 3,810 meters. This taint less beauty is the origin of Beas River, which is believed to be the water body where Sage Vyas use to take bath while he meditated and wrote Hindu epic Mahabharata. 

About the Destination:

If you are looking for some thrilling adventure then Beas Kund Trek with Bhrigu Lake is the perfect trek for you. Beas Kund or the mountains of Beas River that rises in the Himalayas and ultimately becomes a part of the Indus River is a popular destination trekker. As is with all experiences of trekking in Himachal, it is believed that this region has an infamous way of making you fall in love. 

Embrace the beauties of its gorgeous peaks, endless fascinating lands, genuinely hospitable locals and its cascading waters. Beas Kund, Kullu-Manali Valley’s major attraction, is not just a stand-alone peak but is set against the backdrop of several others such as the Shitidhar Peak, Friendship Peak and others. Along the way to the summit of Beas Kund is the Solang Ropeway Point; a skiing spot, Dhundhi an unexplored land leading to Bakerthach and a preferred camping site.  

As you slowly continue on your Beas Kund trek, you will come across some of the most pictorial views of the region. As you reach the Dhundhi camp you will catch the first glimpse of Mt. Hanuman Tibba and Seven Sisters.  This thrilling trek also allows you to camp below majestic peaks of Manali like Hanuman Tibba and Friendship Peak. During this Beas Kund trek, you can also visit the Vashishtha Temple, which is famous for its hot water springs.

Quick Facts:

Temperature: Around 13 ℃  in July and -7 ℃ in the coldest months

Trekking Distance:  47 km

Maximum Altitude: 14,000 ft

Difficulty Level: Easy To Moderate 

Airport: Bhuntar Airport

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Chandrakhani Pass Trek, Himachal Pradesh
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Location - Naggar

Start Time - 
10:00 AM on Day 1
End Time - 12:00 PM on Day 3

About Chandrakhani Pass:
Located at an elevation of around 3,660m, the Chandrakhani Pass makes it for an astounding trek experience in the Kullu Valley of Himachal Pradesh. Originating from the scenic Naggar settlement, which is located around 21km from Manali, the trail that leads to the pass is known for its enchanting beauty and appeal. From the pass, one can enjoy the fantabulous views of the Deo Tibba, Parbati, and Pir Panjal peaks. Also, jotted with luscious groves of pine, deodar, golden oak and cherry, this pass boasts as one of the most scenic and pictorial passes in the country.

About the Trek:
The Chanderkhani Pass trek will give you a feeling of isolation from the rest of the world as some of the trails are hidden from the human eye. Over the 3 exciting days of the trek, you will be making your way through breathtaking viewpoints and meandering trails through the thick forest of firs and oaks. Each and every step of the trek is bestowed with astounding views of the towering peaks and makes it for an unforgettable experience! On a whole, this trekking expedition will get you acquainted with the serene, pictorial and heavenly environs of Himachal Pradesh and its natural wonders.

Quick Facts:
Trekking Distance: 26 km
Maximum Altitude: 12,030 ft
Difficulty Level: Easy To Moderate 
Electricity: Electricity will not be available at the campsite
ATM: Naggar is the last point where you will get ATM

How to Reach:
Naggar is 23 KM from Manali. You can take public or private transport from Manali bus stand to reach Naggar.
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Riverside Camping, Rafting and Paragliding in Manali, 23% off
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Manali, a popular tourist destination opens the doors to enjoy and explore unbelievable and memorable experiences in the lap of nature. 

A house of adventure activities, some of the best things to do here are camping, rafting and paragliding. And that is exactly what this tour brings for you. In this riverside camping in Manali tour, you will explore Manali's serenity with camping, rafting, and some other adventurous activities. As a part of daily hygiene protocol, proper care of hygiene and sanitation is maintained all through the property to ensure the utmost care and personal safety of the guests.

Start by rafting on the white water rapids of the river in Kullu for 7 km. This is one of a kind experience while you camp riverside in Manali. You can then retreat and spend time at the camp, soaking in the pine trees and gushing water bodies, or go paragliding to check out the breathtaking region from a bird's point of view.

While here, you can also go for treks, Burma bridge, zip line, etc.

The package is available in four variants:
- Camping with River Rafting
- Camping with Paragliding
- Camping with River Rafting and Paragliding
- Only Camping

How to Reach?
The riverside camp in Manali is located at Leh-Manali Highway and you can reach there by intercity coach transfers. The camp is situated 200 m from the river.

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Location - Old Manali

Start Point/End Point: Old Manali

Start Time/End Time: The trek start at 10:00 AM on day 1 and ends around 2:00 PM on day 4.

About Bhrigu Lake:

Bhrigu Lake is the high altitude glacial lake at the height of 14,100 ft. It is said that thousand year ago, Maharishi Bhrigu used to meditate near this pristine lake & hence it is named after him. The beauty of the lake is different in every season, In winters it is frozen, In the early summer you will find small glacial pieces floating in the lake and in summer & spring the lake becomes blue and keep on changing its color every hour of the day. 

About the Bhrigu Lake Trek:

The Bhrigu Lake trek is classified as a trek of moderate difficulty. You start from an altitude of 8,530 ft at Gulaba and you reach the highest point of the trek at 14,009 ft. On this trek you will get the unparalleled breathtaking views of Seven Sister Peaks, Deo Tibba, Indrasan, Hanuman Tibba, the outstretched Pir Panjal ranges, the rich line of oak and cedar forests, fascinating green lush meadows, enthralling carpeted alpine flooring and the gushing streams along the meandering trail, the scenic vistas of the region is absolutely captivating which also makes the trekking experience overwhelming.

Quick Facts:

Trekking Distance: 26 km

Maximum Altitude:14,000 ft

Difficulty Level: Easy To Moderate 

Electricity: Electricity will be available in Manali campsite, However, there will be no electricity at the campsite on the trek.

ATM: Manali is the last point where you will get ATM.

Trekking Gradient: Steep ascent throughout the trail

Landmarks : Gulabha, Rola Kholi, Panduropa,Vashisht

How to reach?

You have to report at  Base camp, Old Manali which is the starting point of the trek. Many local transports and private cabs are available from Mall Road to reach Old Manali.

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Zorbing

Zorbing
Ask anyone about what to do in Manali and you will certainly get Zorbing as one of the replies. This recreational activity is a popular hill sport and people who come to visit Manali, certainly, take part in it once. The best time to enjoy zorbing is through the months of January to May and October to December.

Imagine rolling down a hill slope, packed inside a huge inflated transparent ball and that is what zorbing is about. For many, this is a fun activity for kids and they take part in it with great enthusiasm.

Location: There are great zorbing options available in Manali and the Solang valley offers the best experience. The place is also favourable for other adventure sports like paragliding and skiing.

Highlights: In this adventure sport, a person is inside an orb and they leave it down the hill. It is great fun and for people who enjoy it, nothing could be better. You can enjoy the beautiful view when you go zorbing in the Solang valley. Also, check here some of the best tour packages of Manali wherein you might get to experience this fun activity for free.

Price: The price is around Rs. 500 per person but it depends on the season and the people offering it.

Best time to visit: Usually, the best months for doing zorbing are from January to May and October to December as the rainy season is unfavourable for the activity.
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"One of the cheapest and best sightseeing around the internet, perfect guide cum driver who knows all the ways and points , well guides with all the tradition over there , on time pickup and will take you for lunch however your budget is, almost covered all the places in Manali, thank you for such a wonderful trip."
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"The Hampta Pass Trek is a Total bliss. You get high with the mountains..the scenic views; the hot Maggie's and definitely with Snow. But also it's a moderate level; as I was a bit towards the heavier body persons,there were very little difficulties..otherwise it's the best one could ever do; to embrace Life."
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Morang La is an amazing point, which is also the highest peak almost 5300 ft, From there we trekked downwards and it was so exciting. We also encountered those nomadic groups there.A completely out of the box experience!!!
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Thanks to Thrillophilia for providing such an amazing and thrilling package in Manali. It was really an awesome experience. The camps and amenities were fantastic. My friends and I enjoyed trekking with our guide Chetan bhaiya. He is very caring and nice guy. Our evening was well spent around a mesmerising bonfire and DJ music. It was like a treat for everyone. Food served was good. The splendour view of mountains covered with snow and enchanting waterfall rejuvenates yourselves like anything. Infact, river rafting was a chilling experience in the cold!! I would recommend others to try such wonderful camping and spend their time in the lap of nature away from busy and chaotic routine life. It is really worth enjoying!
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Hampta Pass was my first multiple day trek and I had an amazing experience overall. The base points like Chika, Jwara, Balu ka Ghera are all placed very well from each other and serve as a perfect checkpoints for the overall trek. Our trek started on 14th Oct and due to snowfall our group could not complete the trek and we had to come back from somewhere near Blau ka Jheel. So my advice would be to plan this trek before September end otherwise it gets too cold and you can't even compete the trek. But apart from this, the Hampta Pass Trek is thoroughly enjoyable with scenes that feel straight out of some fairytale or wallpapers. As for beginners, this trek is easy-to-moderate with only very few tough patches. Happy Trekking!
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It is a decent property with ample of stay options. We like their Royal suite. It gives a royal feel to stay here. Will surely visit agian. Thanks Thrillophilia for easy check in vochers
06 February 2020
Excellent
I liked the concept of Thrillophilia of providing stays with activities that is why I have booked from their online platform. I and my brother's family had a great and memorable stay. We have done the activities but I must say had a superb fun in Paragliding. Highly recommended for families.
11 February 2020
Excellent
We enjoyed our stay in the hotel Snow Valley Resort, Manali. Apart from the location in the city which is perfect, the room is very comfortable and the attention received from the staff was impeccable. Highly recommended. Do try their Maharaja rooms. We loved it!
18 November 2019
Excellent
A great deal with a great stay with a scenic view of mountains from the rooms. The weather was also in our favor. We have enjoyed our trip to Manali. Also enjoyed a lot at Jogini waterfalls trek. Booking it through Thrillophilia has given us the best offers with the best deals on activities.
28 November 2019
Excellent
This resort is just 20 minutes away from Manali. I have visited here with my family. The resort is very popular and rich of modern amenities. We surely enjoyed a lot at the resort. The nearby attractions are perfect for nature lovers. Thanks to Thrillophilia to providing us the discounted deals inclusive of all the activities.

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  1. What are the places to visit near Manali in May?

    These are among the most popular places near Manali that make for a great May holiday.

    1. Sethan: It is a quaint village near Manali that is situated at an elevation of 2,600 m. Filled with lush greenery and surreal sceneries during the summers, you can enjoy trekking, hiking, camping among other activities here as part of Things to do in Manali in May.

    2. Kothi: A small and old-worldly village near Manali. You can plan a vacation here to experience the simplicity of the people and life here. Also, things like nature-walks, camping and other activities bring you closer to nature.

    3. Rohtang La: At a height of 3978 m, this is one of the highest passes in the Himalayas. Visited by large flocks of tourists, this is among the best Places to visit in Manali in May. A road trip here offers mesmerizing views of the Himalayan mountain peaks, snow-covered landscapes against the clear blue skies and more.

    4. Deo Tibba: A prominent mountain peak in the Pir Panjal range, this is one of the most popular trekking Places to visit in Manali in May. A more difficult trudge, many experienced trekkers attempt to climb the trail. Moreover, the beauty of the surrounding landscapes and forested greens accompany you throughout the trek and the views from the top are equally ecstatic.

    5. Kasol: A popular destination for the backpackers, this village is a paradise. The views of magnanimous mountains, the natural environs and the Parvati Valley make it one of the most popular places to visit in Manali in May. You can also enjoy trekking, camping next to the river as well as a significant Israeli influence on the food culture here.
  2. Is there snow in Manali in May?

    No. Manali receives snowfall during the winter months from December till February. Around March the snow starts to melt off and only snow-covered mountains in some parts can be seen. During May the landscape of Manali is colorful and vivid with forests, meadows, Valleys, and the blossomed flora.
  3. What are the best trekking places in Manali in May?

    Here is a list of the top trekking places in Manali that you can checkout during a summer trip.

    1. Lama Dugh: An easy day trek, you go through the forested trails and alpine surrounding to reach Lama Dugh. One of the easier treks, it takes about 6-7 hours to complete and you go through the city's attractions including the Hadimba Devi temple.

    2. Jogini Falls: The majestic stream of water is among the best places to visit in Manali in May. Offering excellent views of the Rohtang Pass mountain peaks and the Beas River, you will have a trek to reach the main waterfalls. Here, you can enjoy a picnic or even a swim into the pool of cool water.

    3. Malana Village: This ancient village is among the most popular places to visit in Manali in May. A rather secluded and cut-off place, people can enjoy the views of the Chandrakhani and Deo Tibba mountain peaks as well as the lush environment. Besides this, you can go for trekking or nature-walks here.

    4. Hampta Pass: This mountain pass is a loved trekking spot near Manali. Offering the views of vibrant flowers and many water streams amid the wild is spectacular. Moreover, the pass is situated at a staggering height of 14,000 feet, from where you can enjoy the contrasting views of Kullu and Spiti Valley.

    5. Chandratal Baralacha: This trek takes around 4 days to complete while offering the best of views of the Himalayan region, from streams, to verdant meadows to pristine landscapes. Also, the trek takes you at an elevation of about 4,300 m to the lake situated on the Samudra Plateau in Spiti Valley.
  4. Is Rohtang Pass open in May?

    Yes. Rohtang Pass is open in May. The summer and monsoon months from May till October is when the Pass remains open for visitors. Apart from this, during winters it gets blocked from mid October till late April, due to heavy snowfalls and cannot be visited.
  5. Is there snow in Solang Valley in May?

    No. There is no snow in Solang Valley in May. However, if you want to witness snow, you can be headed to Rohtang Pass which is near Manali. It is where you can also enjoy many activities like snow-scooter rides and the views of the snow-laden landscape.
  6. What should I pack for Manali in May?

    Here is a short list of all the items you can pack for your Manali trip in may.
    Besides the listed items, you can pack anything that you may find useful or important:
    -Lightweight clothes
    -Cotton t-shirts, tops, trousers, pants, jeans shorts
    -A few warm clothes- a light jacket, sweatshirt, socks (if it gets cold in the night)
    -Shoes - A pair of sturdy hiking shoes, sneakers, sandals, flip-flops
    - Accessories - hat/cap, scarf, sunglasses
    -Toiletries
    -Towel
    -Sunblock, moisturizer, lip-balm
    -A small backpack
    -Medicines
    -Camera
    -Extra batteries, powerbank, cable.
  7. What clothes to wear in Manali in May?

    Manali in May goes through the summer season where the weather is warm and pleasant during the day and the nights are cold but bearable.
    Here is a list of all the items you could wear on your summer Manali trip:
    -T-shirts/shirts/tops (cotton or any breathable material)
    -Track-pants/jeggings
    -Shorts
    -Jeans
    -A light jacket (in case it gets cold)
    -Socks
    -Scarf
    -Hat/cap
    -Sturdy shoes (for treks and hikes)
    -Sneakers/sandals
    -Flip-flops.

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