Attractions

Hadimba Devi Temple

  • 15 Min

Maharaja Bahadur Singh built Hadimba Devi Temple in 1553. The temple is built around a cave where Goddess Hadimba meditated. The temple was built by Maharaja Bahadur Singh in 1553 and is standing the test of time.

This ancient temple is close to the dense Deodar Forest, which makes it the easiest proximity from the best hotels in Manali. The forest around the Hadimba Devi temple is impressively dense, with sunlight not touching the ground in many places. No wonder the temple's presiding deity is also known as the forest goddess or the goddess of nature. On a typical summer day, you will see long queues of devotees in and around the temple premises. While devotees from all over the country regularly visit this place by staying at the best hotels in Manali for family, the locals mostly worship the goddess during times of natural calamity.

directions

Museum of himachal Culture and folk Art

  • 17 min

It is an invaluable Indian folk-art saga from the hills of Himachal. In this exhibition at the National Museum, 240 artifacts from the Folk and Tribal Art Museum collection have been displayed, and their value is in the millions. You will find it within walking distance from the Manali hotels and resorts.

From the more popular “Pahadi” handkerchiefs and silver ornaments to the much less known musical instruments and textiles, the items on display at the exhibition showcase the various folk arts of the region. Hence, it would help if you stayed at Manali famous hotel to visit the museum titled “The Unknown Masterpiece of Himachal Folk Art”.

directions

Tibetan Monasteries

  • 10 min

Manali has many colourful monasteries representing the rich culture and history of the Tibetan people who settled in Kullu and Manali. There are two main monasteries in Manali that attract many tourists - Gadhan Thekchoking Gompa and Himalayan Nyingamapa Gompa. Many of Best Hotels surround the monasteries in Manali for Couples small shops selling beautiful handicrafts and carpets made by Tibetans living around the monastery.

Near Best Luxury Hotels in Manali, the Tibetan monastery also runs the Thanksgiving School of Arts and a carpet weaving centre to preserve ancient Tibetan art. The paintings inside these buildings depict the life events of Lord Buddha and the Kalachakra, i.e., the life cycle on the wall of the monastery depicts the human life cycle. Buddhists believe that turning these wheels gives you salvation.

directions

Solang Valley

  • 37 min

Solang Valley is also known as 'Snow Valley', famous for various winters adventure sports such as skiing, parachuting, paragliding, trekking, and mountaineering. This gleaming valley is one of the most scenic spots in Manali and is located at an average altitude of 2,560 meters above sea level. It is one of the most popular trekking hotspots in Manali.

Solang Valley is located between Solang village and Beas Kund and offers magnificent views of glaciers, and snow-capped mountains have easy proximity from Top 5 Hotels in Manali. The Manali Mountaineering Institute has set up a ski lift for training purposes and has a small hut and a guest house belonging to the Institute of Mountaineering and Allied Sports. The Solang also hosts the Winter Skiing Festival every year and entertains tourists with zorbing, horseback riding, and snow motorbike riding activities.

directions

Kothi The hub of adventure sports

  • 43 min

Your eyes see a significant change in scenery - greenery all around, the impression of rivers flowing through the valley. When you reach here from Trans-Himalayas, you can experience the magic of Kullu valley. The more you want to see it from a height and then slowly descend into the valley, the more you want to explore every nook and cranny of it.

The vast open Kullu valley starts from the base of Rohtang Pass and extends to Manali, some quiet villages, Kullu town, and Mandi. The Beas River crosses it beautifully. Orchards full of apples and forests of Deodar and Deodar cover these beautiful mountains. The valley is surrounded on three sides by Pir Panjal, Lower Himalayas, and Greater Himalayas, making it the easily reached spot from hotels in Manali with the best view.

directions

Rahala Waterfalls

  • 60 min

The spectacular Rahala Falls is located at 8,500 feet and is about 16 km from Manali. It is located on the way to Rohtang Pass, and anyone who visits Rohtang Valley stops at Rahala Falls to enjoy the scenic beauty of the place. You can click pictures, trek on the cliffs and enjoy the melting snow this fall.

Rahala Falls is the result of melting glaciers, and therefore the water of this waterfall is extremely cold. The falls are nestled amidst dense deodar forest, silver birch trees, and fresh and fragrant air. The place is easily accessible from Best Hotels to Stay in Manali, and you can take a bus, car, bike, or pony to get there. The view of the place is eye-catching and it gives the visitors peace of mind. The pleasant weather and wonderful atmosphere make it one of the best attractions of Manali.

directions

Vashisht hot Water springs

  • 19 min

At a distance of 3.5 km from the Manali bus stand, the Vashishta temple in Manali is dedicated to Guru Rishi Vashishta, the father of Lord Rama in Vashishta village across the Beas River. It is one of the sights in Manali and can easily be accessible from Hotels in Manali Himachal Pradesh.

The village of Vashishta was named after Vashishta, one of the seven sages of Hinduism. According to legend, sage Vashishta was saddened to learn that Vishwamitra had killed his children. The river's name that took the sage to the village was Vipasha, which means liberation from bondage. The Vipasha River is now known as the Beas River. The Vashishta temple is believed to be more than 4000 years old. Inside the temple is a black stone statue of a sage wearing a dhoti. The Vashishta temple is adorned with exquisite carvings on wood. The interior of this temple is traditional which is decorated with ancient paintings and figures.

directions

Nehru Kund

  • 25 min

Nehru Kund is a natural spring located about 6 km from Manali on the Manali-Keylong road. Nehru Kund is a waterfall named after Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru, the first Prime Minister of India, who is said to have got water from a natural spring while living in Manali. It is a natural spring of clean, cold water. The origin of Nehru Kund is Brighu Lake.

The location of the kund provides the most beautiful beauty to the tourists throughout the year. The Beas River and the snow-capped mountains and some glaciers are the most important part of the natural beauty here and can be easily accessibly through any good hotel in Manali.

directions

Jogini Falls

  • 16 min

At a distance of 4 km from Vashisht Temple and 7.5 km from Manali Bus Stand, Jogini or Jogni Falls is a beautiful waterfall located near Vashisht village in Himachal Pradesh. The fall is formed by a stream that connects the Beas River downstream. The falls can be reached by trekking from Vashisht Temple. It is one of the sights in Manali and one of the sights in Himachal. This is one of the top attractions from the best hotels in Manali, Himachal Pradesh.

Jogini Falls is located on the north bank of Vashisht village and marks the boundary of the village. The falls come down from several levels at a height of about 150 feet. There is a small pool at the base of the fall and visitors can take a dip in the water and spend some time. At the bottom of the falls is the temple of Jogi's mother. It is a sacred place for the surrounding villages. The locals bring their children here for their first shave.

directions

Manu Temple

  • 19 min

This magnificent temple is dedicated to the creator of the world and sage Manu, who is said to be the creator of Manusmriti. The Manu Temple is located at a distance of three kilometers from the main market of Old Manali and Manali best places to stay. Although the area is very dense, the presence of the Beas River adds to its charm. This temple is one of the main attractions of Manali and is believed to be where sage Manu meditated after setting foot on earth.

The place has a distinctive historical background that attracts most of the people visiting Manali. The popularity of this magnificent temple lies in the fact that it is the only temple dedicated to Manu; So anyone who goes to Manali decides to visit this temple. Tourists are advised to wear clothes covering their knees and shoulders inside the temple.

directions

Club House

  • 14 min

The clubhouse is located near Mall Road in the center of Manali city and at walking distance from the top 5 hotels in Manali. It offers extensive amenities including a roller-skating rink, an auditorium, a billiard room, a library, a bar and a restaurant. This place is one of the favorite attractions of Manali for children who can play video games, go-karting, etc.

Club House Manali is run by HPTDC and has something for everyone. There are different indoor games such as carom, table tennis and other interesting games to enjoy in the pool. You can witness the nightlife and can spend quality time with your friends and family.

directions

Gulaba

  • 45 min

At a distance of 21.5 km from Manali bus stand, 8 km from Kothi village and 13.5 km from Marhi, Gulaba village is located on Leh-Manali highway via Rohtang pass. Gulaba is one of the places to see in Manali.

It is located at an altitude of 4000 meters. It is named after King Gulab Singh of Kashmir, who encamped in the region when the Chinese invaded. Covered with snow from November to February, it is the next best option for skiing when the Rohtang Pass is closed due to snowfall in winter. The majestic snow-capped mountains, the revolving Beas River and the small meadows add to the region's charm.

In addition to skiing, one can also engage in paragliding in search of the beauty of the region. There are many high peaks in the rose from where a complete view of the natural place can be seen. The Manali-Rohtang route to Gulaba opens in late February or early March.

directions

Rohtang

  • 60 min

Rohtang Pass - The gateway to Lahaul and Spiti valleys in Himachal Pradesh, is one of the most spectacular places in the entire Kullu region. This scenic pass is located at an altitude of 3980 m on the Manali-Keylong Highway, about 51 km from Manali and the best hotels in Manali, Himachal Pradesh.

The slopes are so beautiful that people from all over the country come here to take part in adventure sports like skiing, ice-skating, paragliding, etc. The Rohtang Pass is open to tourists from April to October and is permitted. Travel on this highway is provided by the Indian Army while they clear the snow.

directions