Manali is one of the famous tourist destinations in India and is 270Kms away from Shimla. It is situated on the bank of Beas (Vyaas River) near to its source. Manali is popular hill station in summers as well as winters. In summers people come to spend their summer vacations and in winters they come to see snow capped mountains. Lot of treks also starts from here for eg. Chandrakhani Pass trek and Beas Kund trek. One can reach Ladakh from here via Lahaul and Spiti valleys. Rohtang pass is the main attraction near Manali.
Location of Manali
It is located in the Valley of Beas River in Himachal Pradesh, India at an altitude of 2,050 m (6,726 ft). Its elevation ranges from 1,800 m (5,900 ft) to 2,000 m (6,600 ft) in the uppermost part of “Old Manali” section.
Climate of Manali
It is very cold during winters, and average cool during summers. The temperature ranges from 4 °C to 20 °C during the year. The moderate temperature in summer is between 04 °C (39 ° F) and 15 °C and between −15 ° C and 05 °C in winter.
Adventurous activities in Manali
Manali is perfect for adventurers looking go for trekking as many treks starts from here. The Mountaineering Institute of Manali offers various types of high elevation hiking and rock climbing. Yoga-Trekking is unique concept here as it provides spiritual stability with physical fitness.
Skiing is another adventure here. It includes high adrenaline skiing sessions in the snow-clad mountains. Go for yak-skiing or heli-skiing to make your experience more thrilling and unforgettable. People from all over the glob come here to enjoy skiing.
You can experience a thrilling adrenaline pumping river rafting activity in the water of River Beas. You can do the activities here like kayaking, canoeing and white water rafting. So get ready for an adventure with your gears in the water of River Beas. So just get your gears along or rent it here. Rafting is done in the Manaki to Jhiri section near Bajaura in the Kullu district. The rafting season starts in April and ends in mid of June.
As the central part of the town or modern Manali reflects the hubbub of a busy market place. Don’t be discouraged by this hubbub and try to explore the outskirts of the city, the outer villages. Surely you can find air of tranquility for a rejuvenation therapy and the picturesque locales and holistic weather. Don’t miss the freshly brewed cardamom tea as it’s a pure bliss here.
Zorbing is also one of the fun activities here. In zorbing a person is slid in to a transparent plastic zorb ball and after that this ball is rolled down on a mountain slope. So don’t miss it this time if you are going there.Definitely it is thrilling as well as safe activity.