Often introduced as the soul of the town, the Mall Road is the prime focus of Manali, buzzing and happening throughout the day. Lined with hotels, food points, bar, numerous attractive emporiums and shops, place is also perfect for street shopping. Have something for everyone, place is dissect in different shopping zones such as Hong Kong Market, Thai Market, Lama Underground, Shangri La Shopping Complex, Dragon Shopping Complex, New NAC Market and Snow Lion Underground Market. Hours can be spent like minutes while exploring this amazing Mall road of Manali.
Hadimba temple is a distinctive shrine dedicated to Goddess Hadimba, surrounded by charismatic cedar forests and amidst the snowy peaks of Manali. The Hadimba temple was constructed in 1553, but the legend of this place dates back to the Hindu epic Mahabharata, hence temple holds monumental importance to Hindu pilgrims. The architecture of this temple is amazing too, consists of four wooden storey and interior is maintained at its original earthen glory. So don't miss to visit Hadimba temple as here history, heritage and alluring nature meets devotion.
With British style architecture and ton of entertainment attractions, Club house is a fascinating river side chill out zone in Manali. A branch of River Beas, Manalsu flows nearer to the complex, where you can do river rafting or spend pleasing time by the side of the river enjoying different activities. The in house library with classic collection is a treat for readers. Nearby is the shopping complex managed by Himachal Tourism where you may find lot many woolen and handicraft items. Cuisines served at club restaurant are the absolute treat for your taste buds.
Dedicated to the great sageVashisht, the historic Vashistha Temple is around 4000 years old. Temple is made up of well sculpted carvings and is an amazing piece of ancient architecture. Near temple there is a hot water spring known as Vashisht Kund. The place is an important Hindu Pilgrimage center as it is concerned with Hindu Mythology. Travelers as well as local people love to visit this place as it gives a mesmerizing view of nature and provide spiritual satisfaction too. The river valley spread below at sunset gives an astonishing sight and place is a heaven for photography.
Famed for hosting various winter adventure sports like skiing, parachuting, paragliding, trekking, and mountaineering, Solang Valley is truly the natur's wonderland. Also known as 'snow valley' this glaring is one of the most picturesque sights as well as trekking hotspot in Manali. Valley also hosts skiing festival in winters. At Solang Valley you may enjoy to fullest with activities like zorbing, horse riding & snow motor bikes rides and for sure the alluring nature there will make you feel like being hosted by nature itself.
Nature in one of its rawest forms possible, snow mountain peaks, breathtaking view and spellbind landscapes; Rohtang Pass will leave you awestruck. Pass is located at a massive height of 3978 metres and the way up the hills is truly a treat to eyes. While heading upwards with every increasing metre on the altitude scale you feel absolute chill and bliss. Rohtang is also trekker's heaven, Manali- Lahaul pass is one of the most pursued treks, with sulphur springs, Bhrigu Lake and a testing path. Gulaba to Bhrigu Lake, Batal to Rohtang and Jalori pass are the other prominent treks.
Located in the Parvati Valley along the banks of river Parvati, scenery Manikaran is a pilgrimage centre for Hindus and Sikhs. As per Hindu Mythology, Manu recreated human life in Manikaran. Another story is that Goddess Parvati dropped one of her earrings in Manikaran which was seized by Shesha-Nag, the serpent deity. Shesha-Nag only surrendered the jewel when Lord Shiva performed the cosmic dance, the "Tandava". According to Sikhs, during third Udasi, Guru Nanak Dev came to this place in 1574 with his disciples Bhai Bala & Bhai Mardana. Along with the spiritual significance of Manikaran, hot water springs and prepossessing landscape are enticing enough to pull travelers.
Nestled in sylvan hills, Kasol is the mark of natural beauty at best Destination is best known for its thrilling treks, roaring river and heartfelt hospitality. Place emerged as a hub for backpackers, trekkers and hippies in last few years and yet has a lot unexplored. Often known as mini Israel, Kasol reflects sort of melange of Indo-Israel culture. The food culture here is also like Israel where cuisines are mixed with all the cultures around world. Besides Indian and Israel, Italian, German, Chinease and Nepalese cuisines are also easily available in Kasol which is actually a treat for taste buds.
Picturesque views and white mountain peaks, dense and alluring Deodar forest, rivers and apple orchards, and lot of adventure options ; the "Valley of Gods" Kullu offers a lot to travelers. Place offers something to everyone, with its History and Mythological significance, Traditions and Culture, Festivals and Fairs, thus it is amongst the top travel destinations of India. Right from traditional local cuisines to a range of intercontinental food, there are lot many outlets that serve tempting cuisines and beverages, an absolute treat for your taste buds. Don't forget to shop local woolen and handicraft items which are absolutely amazing with quality and value satisfactory.