Manali is located in Himachal Pradesh, which is the Northern part of India. Manali is a perfect showpiece of nature with its beautiful and mesmerizing scenic beauty. Manali is full of breath taking landscapes which one will admire throughout the journey. You can see snow capped peaks, pine trees and fruit orchards. Manali is meant to be a favorite hill station destination of India and is crowded by many tourists throughout the year. Apart from its mesmerizing picturesque sightseeing, Manali is also famous for some adventure sports like: trekking, rafting, skiing, mountaineering, paragliding and kayaking. Manali is called as ‘Switzerland of India’ and ‘Valley of the Gods’, where one can spend a nice relaxing time and rejuvenate oneself in the beautiful natural beauty. One more thing which adds beauty to this valley is the beautiful Beas River, which meanders through the region. The usually cold and pleasant atmosphere of Manali, always grabs the attention of the the national and international tourists. You can also visit to some of nearby places filled with natures beauty like; Rohtang pass, Leh, Shimla, etc.

How to Reach:

By Air: The nearest airport to Manali is that of Bhuntar, which 52-km from Manali is. From Bhuntar one can take a taxi or a bus to Manali.

By Train:  The nearest railhead is that of Joginder Nagar and this narrow gauze railway station is 95-km from Kullu. The scenic beauty of Kullu while going to Manali can best be enjoyed on a bus or a taxi. It is better to take a taxi, which one can stop and enjoy the nature at will.

By Road:  The motorable roads to Manali connect the town with other major tourist places in Himachal as well as in the nearby states. At the Manali bus stand there are two booths, which do computerised reservation for buses. The reservations can be made one month in advance. Both private and state government buses are in service over here.

Best time to visit

April to June and September to October

Distance from Manali to nearby cities/places:
Udaipur 1,50 km

Palampur 2,00 km

Dharamshala 2,35 km

Shimla 2,60 km

Kasauli 2,75 km

Chandigarh 3,20 km

Pathankot 3,25 km

Dalhousie 3,85 km

Chamba 4,02 km

Leh 4,75 km