Manali, Himachal Pradesh

Discover Manali, Himachal Pradesh

The beautiful hill station of Manali is located at the northern end of the Kullu Valley and is a popular honeymoon destination as well as the starting point for a number of treks. Nicknamed the “Switzerland of India,” Manali is also the epicentre of India’s thriving orchard sector. Manali’s main asset is its proximity to the snowline, which is surrounded by towering peaks at arm’s length. The ancient Hadimba temple, the Tibetan monastery, and the Sulphur springs are all worth seeing.

Things to do in Manali, Himachal Pradesh

Some of the great things you can enjoy in Manali include:

Hadimba Temple

The Hadimba temple or Dhungri temple to the locals is located amidst the Dhungiri Van Vihar forests. It is dedicated to Hidimba Devi, the wife of Bhima who was one of the 5 brothers in the mythological Indian epic Mahabharata. Built in the 15th century around a cave where it is believed that the Goddess meditated, it’s the perfect place to meditate and feel the spiritual vibrations.

Old Manali

Shop until you drop in this quaint town with its narrow lanes, bustling cafes and vibrant nightlife. It’s also the location of the Hadimba and Manu temples.

Gadhan Tekchhokling Gompa Monastery

A popular Buddhist religious centre, the monks at the Gadhan Tekchhokling Gompa Monastery preach peace and non-violence and welcome tourists to join them in meditation.

The best way to see Manali, Himachal Pradesh

If you would like to visit Manali, why not take a look at one of our wonderful ATOL and ABTA protected holidays?  Please remember all our private tours are designed to meet your exact requirements, and the tours mentioned are just examples to help inspire you. Contact our travel experts on 01792 315499 or email for more information.

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