A popular holiday destination regardless of the climate or the time of the year, Manali has one of the busiest tourism industry in India. Set in the state of Himachal Pradesh, this picturesque hill station is guaranteed to take your breath away and keep you aching for a revisit very soon. It is best approached by road via New Delhi. This is the most common means the tourists reach to this hill station. You can also stop halfway during your visit and stay a few days in the beautiful city of Chandigarh for a day or two and then get a Chandigarh to Manali cab which will take you about 7 to 8 hours. Manali is not only beautiful in itself but also has some pristine locations set just a couple of kilometres away from the pristine hill station. Mentioned below are some of the places around Manali you should definitely pay a visit to.
Kullu (35 km)
Known as the ‘Valley of Gods’, Kullu is a group of wonderful valleys in Himachal Pradesh. Situated between the glorious Himalayas and waterway Beas, Kullu is arranged at a height of 1230 m. Kullu, alongside Manali, are most loved hill stations with travelers, particularly honeymooners. Picturesque perspectives and snow-clad mountains, towering Deodar wildernesses, waterways and apple plantations have pulled in a few element movie producers as well.
Parvati Valley (40 km)
Extending from Bhuntar to Spiti, Parvati Valley is situated in the Kullu region of Himachal Pradesh. Going through Manikaran, a journey town venerated by both Hindus and Sikhs, there are numerous entrancing spots to visit close to the valley.The open spaces in the towns by the banks of the Parvati river are perfect for outdoors amid the peak summer season. While the Parvati River in Kasol is perfect for white water rafting, the valley is perfect for experience sports like rock climbing and trekking.
Kunzum Pass (50 km)
Famous with visitors going to Lahaul, Spiti and Manali, Kunzum Pass offers marvelous perspectives of Bara-Sigri, the second longest ice sheet on the planet. It is one of India’s most noteworthy motorable mountain passes and is situated in Himachal Pradesh. Likewise obvious from the highest point of the pass are the Chandra-Bhaga mountain and Spiti valley.
Rohtang pass (50 km)
At a height of 13,054 ft, Rohtang Pass serves as the passage to Lahaul and Spiti valleys in Himachal Pradesh. Around 50 km from Manali, it associate Kullu valley with Lahaul and Spiti which thusly give access to Leh. Known for its picturesque excellence, Rohtang Pass holds key significance for India. The Rohtang Pass is on the Pir Panjal Mountain Range of the Himalayas. Besides Lahaul and Spiti, Rohtang Pass additionally serves as the portal to Pangi and the valley of Leh.