Once a quaint state, Himachal Pradesh has now transformed into one of the most visited tourist destinations in India. The state has always been beautiful, but exposure, especially through Hindi movies, has made this quiet state a must-visit destination for solo travelers as well as families looking for a good time.
With breathtaking snow-capped mountains, gushing glaciers, majestic waterfalls, and lush valleys, Himachal Pradesh’s tourism has grown tenfold in the past decades. Thanks to its pristine environment, the state attracts tourists throughout the year. The winding terrain of interlocking mountain chains makes Himachal a wonderland that can easily be explored by bus, car, motorbike, jeep, or foot.
While Shimla is the capital city, there is another jewel in Himachal’s crown that adds to its beauty and attracts hundreds of travelers for its marvelous beauty, so much so that once a quiet town, it now houses around 1000 guest houses and hotels.
Manali’s ravishing landscapes beckon for action – grab your boots, jump on the board, roar your bike and rip! Manali captivates families with a holiday atmosphere; it is a backpacker magnet for travelers and lures tourists with chilled-out vibes and mountain beauty. Manali is a one-stop destination for tourists, travelers, honeymooners, and adventure junkies alike.
The destination is so blissful that it can be enjoyed in both summers and winters. While one can soak in the sunshine and watch snowfall on the green peaks during winters, summers might just be the right time to unwind, relax and sip on warm tea in one of the cafes while enjoying the pleasant weather.
Stepping out for the first time with your partner is pretty exciting, isn’t it? Holding hands, sipping coffee from the same cup, walking on mall road, and posing lovingly for pictures, one can spot many newlyweds admiring the beauty of Manali.
Infuse your honeymoon in Manali with bliss and mystique because this place is boundless in its awesomeness! Watch sunsets and sunrises with your loved ones and cozy up amidst bonfires; this destination will bring you close to nature and closer to each other.
With backpacks, trekking shoes on, and all the camping supplies, many travelers and hikers can be seen heading to Manali. The treacherous valleys and secluded trails attract all kinds of travelers looking out to explore the unknown.
Trekking in Manali can be an experience to remember with remarkable tales to tell. You can experience the most divine feelings ever when you watch nature unfold before your eyes. The hill station has just the right kind of trek for everyone.
If you are someone who loves the thrill, then Paragliding in Solang Valley is the sport you shouldn’t miss out on. Check off Paragliding from your bucket list and jump right into your fear and enjoy every bit of it. Feel the thrill while getting a bird’s eye view of stunning Solang right beneath your feet.
This one is for the adrenaline junkies who like living on the edge. Manali is all set to host the world’s highest bungee jumping site at an altitude of 10,500 ft. It’s coming up near a steep gorge near Marhi. So, if you are someone who loves the rush, then you should be excited about this soon-to-be operational bungee jumping site.
Reverse bungee jumping gives you the feeling of taking off to the skies, and if you are in Manali, you can’t miss the reverse bungee experience situated just 13 km from Manali at Solang valley on the Manali-Leh road. If you are in Manali for some serious adrenaline rush, you can have the experience of a lifetime between 10 AM to 4 PM every day. So, keep your eyes peeled!
Taking you to an altitude of 12,140 feet, this 3-day weekend trek in Manali covers a distance of 47 km and goes to the source of the spirited Beas river. Experiencing the glory of the region at its best while walking to the origin of the Beas river is a perfect cure for an adventurous spirit.
Bhrigu Lake Trek is a wonderful 3-day weekend trek in Himachal, which takes you to a staggering altitude of 14,000 feet in just a few days. Beginners, as well as seasoned trekkers, can enjoy this exciting trek. The highlight of the trek is Bhrigu Lake, which is perched at the height of 14,000 feet. The lake remains frozen during most of the year and is deeply rooted in mythology. Sage Bhrigu is said to have meditated on the banks of the holy lake. It is also said that many Rishis and Devtas bathed in the sacred lake.
Himalayan crossover trek Hampta Pass is the most dramatic trek in the Pir Panjal Range. In addition to a trekking distance of 28 kilometers, this 5-day trekking adventure takes you to an altitude of 14,010 feet. You’ll experience the most contrasting landscapes on this easy to moderate trek, from steep rock faces to vast open grasslands, effervescent streams to spectacular waterfalls, hanging glaciers to picturesque campsites, and the barren and cold deserts of Lahaul and Spiti.
Pin Parvati trek is your true calling if you want 11 days of sheer exhilaration! With 17,457 feet of altitude, Pin Parvati Pass leaves little room for imagination. The most thrilling part of the trek is to reach the apex point – the pass connecting the Parvati valley of Kullu to Pin Valley of Spiti. It is hard to describe the exuberance of Parbati Goat Head peak, Fluted peak, Kullu Makalu, and Pin Valley. Trekking the 112 km difficult level trek offers glimpses of lush prairie grasslands on one end and cold deserts of the Spiti region on the other. Pin Parvati trek is a challenging experience for many reasons – gigantic pastures, Buddhist hamlets, freezing glaciers, and the Hot Springs of Parvati Kund.
Not many exactly know how to perfectly ace the art of doing nothing, but if you are someone who does, then Manali is the place for you. Just stroll on the steep alleys of Old Manali and spend your evenings listening to live music in beautiful cafes having soul food. Explore the options of Tibetan Food, delicious rum cakes, and dumplings.
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So, what are you waiting for? Pack your bags and head for a beautiful sojourn in the valleys of picturesque Manali if you want to experience the trip of a lifetime.
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