HADIMBA TEMPLEHidimbi Devi Temple, also known variously as the Hadimba Temple, is located in Manāli, a hill station in the State of Himāchal Pradesh in north India.It is an ancient cave temple dedicated to Hidimbi Devi, sister of Hidimba, a figure in the Indian epic Mahābhārata. The temple is surrounded by a cedar forest at the foot of the Himālayas. The sanctuary is built over a huge rock jutting out of the ground which was worshipped as an image of the deity.
SIYALI MAHADEV MANDIRShiva temple is situated at a distance of about one km from the Mall Road in Manali.Shiva Temple is also known as Siyali Mahadev Temple and it is dedicated to Lord Shiva. This temple is really beautiful and it is one of the main attractions for tourists in Manali. Tourists visit this temple from a long distance and the purity of this holy place gives peace to a person’s mind and soul.
MANU MANDIRManu Maharishi Temple is a walk away from the main Mall and lies in the Old Manali. The shrine is designed in a pagoda style and is dedicated to the Hindu sage Manu and is the only temple of Manu in India.
CLUB HOUSELocated at a distance of 1.5 km from the city bus stop, Club House lies at the base of the Old village of Manali. Well connected by road, tourists can reach this place easily, according to their convenience.
Marvelously designed modern building, Club House is fast gaining popularity amongst visitors. This place offers a large number of recreational activities for the tourists.
VASHISHT KUNDA 3km short journey from Manali with take you to a small town of Vashisht situated across the River Beas. It is the abode of revitalizing sulphur springs which not only relieves your weary body but also has varied therapeutic values.
Vashisht also houses some of the most famous temples in its vicinity. The place is a refreshing destination which allows you to indulge in exotic baths with the striking backdrop of the Himalayan beauty.
SOLANG VALLEYSolang Valley, popular as a picnic spot, has a 300 metre high ski lift, which is well known amongst skiers. Known as Snow Point, it is located between Beas Kund and Solang Village.
At the valley, tourists can enjoy varied activities like horse riding, paragliding, skiing and zorbing. An annual winter skiing festival is held every year. On the top of the hill, a shrine of Lord Shiva is located.
ROHTANG PASSRohtang Pass is located on the eastern Pir Panjal range of Himalayan region, which is around 51 km or 32 miles away from Manali, Himachal Pradesh.Rohtang La Pass is a high mountain pass which is located at an altitude of 3,978 m. This mountain pass is considered as the gateway to Lahaul-Spiti, Pangi and Leh valley.
Rohtang La pass remains open for tourists from the month of May to November every year, although trekking enthusiasts may visit this place before the mentioned time period as well, depending on weather conditions.
NAGGAR CASTLEThe Naggar Castle is located at an estimated distance of 12 km in the north of Naggar in Manali, Himachal Pradesh.
In ancient times, Naggar was the capital of Kullu valley, India. It is believed that the Naggar Castle was built by King Sidh Singh of Kullu in 1460 A.D. around 16th century. Besides enchanting you with its fascinating architecture and design, this picturesque place provides you captivating views of the green deodar trees rising straight on the Himalayan snow-capped mountains.
GAYATRI MANDIRAt a distance of 7 km from Manali lies the Gayatri temple in the region of Jagatsukh. This temple is present on the left side of the holy river of Beas.Tourists as well as devotees throng this temple all around the year. With the presence of various religious places in the vicinity, such as Jagatipatt Temple, Kali Mandir and Devta Than temple, a trip to this temple would quench the thirst of religious visitors and make them feel relaxed and rejuvenated after the trip.
MANIKARANManikaranis located in the Parvati Valley on river Parvati, northeast of Bhuntar in the Kullu District of Himachal Pradesh. It is at an altitude of 1760 m and is located about 45 km from Kullu.This small town attracts tourists visiting Manali and Kullu to its hot springs and pilgrim centres. An experimental geothermal energy plant has also been set up here.
KULLU VALLEYKullu, or Kulu, is the capital town of the Kullu District in the Indian state of Himachal Pradesh. It is located on the banks of the Beas River in the Kullu Valley about ten kilometres north of the airport at Bhuntar.The Kullu Valley is the largest valley in the Kullu district, in the state of Himachal Pradesh, India. The Beas River runs through the middle of the valley.
BIJLI MAHADEVBijli Mahadev is one of the sacred temples of the Indian state of Himachal Pradesh. It is located at an altitude of about 2,460m in the Kullu Valley. Bijli Mahadev is one of the excellent temples in India. Located 22 km from Kullu across the Beas river, it can be approached by a rewarding trek of 3 km.
PRASHAR LAKEPrashar Lake lies 49 km north of Mandi, Himachal Pradesh, India, with a three storied pagoda-like temple dedicated to the sage Prashar. The lake is located at a height of 2730 m above sea level. With deep blue waters, the lake is held sacred to the sage Prashar and he is regarded to have meditated there. Surrounded by snow-capped peaks and looking down on the fast flowing river Beas, the lake can be approached via Drang.
GATEWAY TO LEH AND LAHAUL SPITIThe Spiti Valley is a desert mountain valley located high in the Himalaya mountains in the north-eastern part of the Indian state of Himachal Pradesh. The name “Spiti” means “The Middle Land”, i.e. the land between Tibet and India.