Just 40 kms away from Kullu to the north, Manali is situated near the end of the valley on the National Highway leading to Leh. The landscape here is breath taking. One sees well-defined snow capped peaks, the Beas river with its clear water meanders through the town. On the other side are deodar and pine trees, tiny fields and fruit orchards. It is an excellent place for a holiday, a favorite resort for trekkers to Lahaul, Spiti, Bara Bhangal (Kangra), and Zanskar ranges. From temples to antiquity, to picturesque sight-seeing spots and adventure activities, Manali is a popular resort for all seasons and for all travellers. The annual State level Winter Carnival was celebrated from 23rd to 27th January, 2011.
Rail: Nearest convenient rail head are at Chandigarh and Pathankot. Manali can be reached from road from these stations.
Road: Manali is well connected by road with Delhi, Ambala, Chandigarh, Dehradun, Haridwar, Shimla, Dharamsala and Chamba/Dalhousie. Regular buses ply between these stations. It is connected with Leh during July to October.
Distances from Manali
Places to visit
Km Arjun Gufa 4 Club house 2 Hidimba Devi temple 2.5 Jagatsukh 6 Kothi 12 Manu temple 3 Mountaineering Institute 3 Nehru kund 5 Rahala water falls 16 Rohtang pass 51 Solang valley 13 Tibetan monasteries Vashisht hot water springs and temples 3
110 Keylong 120 Trilokinath 152 Kaza 200 Kangra 240 Shimla 260 Chhatru (L&S) 81 Batal (L&S) 110 Kunzum Pass 122