A Guide to Beautiful Manali

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Manali is a beautiful hill station nestled in the serene solitude of beautiful Beas valley at a height of 2,050 meters. Covered with alluring monasteries, sightseeing locations, lofty peaks, adventure avenues and so much more, this top hill station in India is the perfect get-away for travellers to unwind.

The crown of a destination ‘Manali’ is studded with number of glittering jewels in the form of places of tourist attractions. Let’s face it; you don’t come to Manali every day. So to ensure that you get the most out of your trip, we have come up with a detailed guide on must visit places in Manali.

Here is a guide to make your vacation to the Switzerland of India a filling one.

  • To start off with, jot down the most popular tourist places of Manali and mark those that interest you.
  • If you are an adventure enthusiast, prepare a list of adventure sports offered at this elevated town of Himachal and select the ones you would take part in.
  • Now search the most convenient as well as value for money accommodation in the city. Prim Resorts can be a rewarding choice given its strategic location, pristine panorama and commendable hospitality.
  • Now accordingly pack your bags and arrange itineraries. Follow these and your trip would be a remarkable experience.
    Manali is a destination that serves all kinds of tourists, be they adrenaline junkies, history buffs, romantic couples, family on vacation or nature lovers. Manali has its own unique charm to please every guest. Here is a detailed list of places to see in Manali on your trip to this marvelous land.
  1. Solang Valley – Just the right place for adventure seekers, one can indulge in activities like paragliding, trekking, rock climbing, zorbing etc. at this snow-laden destination.
  2. Old Manali – Experience the richness of nature here and revel in splendid sightseeing.
  3. Mall Road – Satisfy the urges of the shopaholic inside you and binge on some traditional fabrics and historic artifacts.
  4. Rohtang Pass – A truly exhilarating destination, this mountain pass is one to marvel at and serves as the connection to various tourist cities of Himachal like Leh and Ladakh.
  5. Naggar Castle – A 15th century old palace, this castle is a retreat for history buffs.
  6. Tibetan Monasteries – Visit Manali Gompa, Nyingamapa Gompa, Gadhan Thekchhokling Gompa and many more in Manali to experience peace and tranquility.
  7. Vashist Temple & Hadimba Temple – These two are one of the most famous temples of the town and are a must visit for Hindu Pilgrims.
  8. Jagatsukh Temple – A beautifully carved temple, this place is merely 6 kilometers from the main Manali town and an eminent attraction of the city.
  9. Beas Kund Valley – Watch erratic Beas River flow with its entire splendor here and treat you with activities like river rafting, river crossing or a romantic getaway.
  10. Bhrigu Lake – Conspicuous as “Pool of Gods”, this sightseeing location attracts a plethora of visitors every year.
  11. Pandoh Dam – Built in 1977, the dam is constructed at a picturesque location and is a getaway for photography and nature lovers.
    Where to stay in Manali?

Once you have made up your mind on visiting Manali. The next big question is where to stay in Manali? There is this offbeat resort in Manali you will find suitable to your rich taste.

Prim Resorts at Your Service

The boutique resort, away from the noisy clutter of urban Manali, is the best place to stay in Manali. Let us be your guide and a facilitator in this memorable tour of yours. With our skilled travel desk and efficient management we promise to make your journey to this beautiful hill station an unforgettable one.

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A Guide to Beautiful Manali

Places to see in Ramgarh

Ramgarh Hills

Ramgarh is becoming a very popular hill destination for every season as the footfall is rising every season. It is also known as hidden jewel to the visitors of the Himalayan hamlet. In Ramgarh, there are a very few places to visit, but lush orchards buzzing with smell of ripe fruits like apples, peaches, apricots and pears more than make up for that. Ramgarh is basically divided into two distinct parts, where the Malla is the uphill part and Thalla is the downhill one.

Apart from the orchards, you can visit the place where Rabindra Nath Tagore has written his famous poem “Gitanjali”. The place is now unfortunately ruined, but you can get a treasured historical glimpse none-the-less. It has been the favorite place of the many famous writers who say the place not only motivate them but also help them sharpen their writing ability. Moving further from the motivational attributes, you can even visit a library which is dedicated to Mahadevi Verma, who wrote her famous story “Lachma” here in Ramgarh.

The famous social activist Narayan swami has also established his ashram named as “Narayan Swami Ashram”, which is surrounded by trees and it is a very nice place for those who seek peace, calm and happiness in their life. The place can also be visited by those, who feel exhausted by the hectic daily life style. The ashram provides Yoga sessions in the morning and Meditation by the evening, which can be attended by anyone who is keen to do so. Apart from that, spiritual speeches are also given every evening to reconnect to karma and beliefs. Foreigners come here in droves just to learn yoga and meditation here.

Serenity, exquisiteness and tranquility are the real beauty of Ramgarh, which is important to witness once in the lifetime. The snow-capped Himalaya without any obstruction from the hills of Ramgarh is the most desired sightseeing spot for visitors and travelers.

Best seasons to visit Ramgarh

Best seasons to visit Ramgarh

You can come here in any season to enjoy the climate and ecology. For those coming in summers, the best time is between April and July. In autumn, the best time is from September to November. However, if you love to see the snow, then you should plan to come here in January to mid-February.

Best place to stay

Ramgarh Resorts

Although, Ramgarh has a variety of resorts and hotels for stay, but no one can match the ambience and services catered by the PRIM Resort in Ramgarh. The resort has a multitude of branches running successfully in a plethora of hill stations and tourist places of which the one is also running here in Ramgarh. The bookings of the suites, honeymoon suites, and rooms are all available online. You can explore the best room to stay and get it booked in no time by yourself. So, if you are thoroughly bored with city’s hectic life and want a peaceful place to rejuvenate, Ramgarh is waiting you with open embrace.

Places to see in Ramgarh

Unwind This Summer In Leh-Ladakh

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Experience the divine serenity this summer in the breathtaking valleys of Leh-Ladakh.Surprise your family and friends and fill their lives with mesmerizing mother nature’s beauty of Leh-Ladakh by planning a trip to this winsome destination.Whether you are an adventure buff or a true nature lover this trans-Himalayan district has a lot to offer. Explore the irresistible peace and solace of this enchanting place and unwind your summers in the heart of Himalaya and Karakoram mountain ranges.

Challenge your fortitude by trekking and mount climbing at the world’s most magnificent mountain ranges or simply allure yourself by enjoying the graceful and elegant scenic beauty by cycling through the meandering roads of Ladakh. Embrace yourself on the unique Yak Safari and visit the lakes and glaciers to chill your summers and feel the taste of their local and rich culture.You can also explore the terrains by Jeep Safari as well and if you are tired by the adventure sports of this place then you can raise your energy levels by stimulating your taste buds with the finger licking native noodles, momos and much more.

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Sanctify your soul in the sacred surrounding of seraphic Buddhist monasteries. Famous Thiksey Monastery, Lamayuru Monastery, Spituk Monastery are few of the spiritual heritage you’d love to sink your senses in. Explore their rich culture as the Buddhist monks and nuns study and practice their faith in these monasteries.

Get the flavour of the different shades of their ethnic culture by participating in the Ladakh festivals and celebrations which are a hub of various cultural shows, exhibitions and rituals. The famous ‘Hemis Festival’ is a 2-day long celebration that takes place either during June or July. This is a special day when both men and women are dressed beautifully and are embellished with heavy jewellery.There are various dance forms which are performed during this event which makes the whole festival even more spectacular. A colorful fair gives tourists even more awe-inspiring experience coupled with exotic shopping experience where various astounding handcraft items are available. Ladakh festival, celebrated from Sept 1st to Sept 15th, is another attraction. The festival is marked by the stunning dance and singing performances by the enthusiastic village participants.

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Leh the capital of Ladakh is known for its spellbinding beauty. It has many tourist attractions like the ‘Leh Palace’ and Namgyal Tsemo Gompa. It’s also the perfect destination for the day trips into the Indus valley. The two monastery circuits which are like Shey, Thiksey, Stakna, Matto, Chambray, Tak-Tok, Hemis and Spituk, Phyang, Likir, Alchi, Ridzong, Lamayuru makes the journey to Leh even more memorable. If shopping unique items is what allures you the most then you are at the right place. Gift your near and dear ones the famous Tibetan antiques from the main bazar or the famous woollen clothes from the clothing bazar.

If experiencing a stupendous yet economical trip to this incredible destination is what you are looking for then PRIM Resorts Ladakh is your best bet. PRIM Resorts will facilitate and provide you the best services in affordable prices. Safety and security with the unmatched leisure is always the USP of the PRIM Resorts.

Unwind This Summer In Leh-Ladakh

A Guide to Uttarakhand

Uttarakhand

Uttarakhand is a beautiful state present in Northern Himalayan ranges of India. Earlier named Uttaranchal, the moniker was later changed to Uttarakhand after a constitutional amendment. It has two parts. Western part is Garhwal, while the eastern part is known as Kumaon. It is one of the most scenic states among all Indian states. It has a number of tourist destinations that offers many activities for visitors such as Trekking, Mountaineering, bird Watching, Rafting, Pilgrimage, Wildlife tours, Skating rink, Camping and you name it.

Hill stations in Uttarakhand

Hills Station

There are many hill stations in Uttarakhand, which are portals of enticing enclave. Visitors such as honeymooners, corporate people, family, travelers, and creative persons come here to enjoy the vacations and beauty of nature. The few listed hills station of the state are:

Abbott Mount

Abbott Mount

It is the beautiful town in Champawat district of Uttarakhand with only 13 cottages over the hills. This beautiful place is perfect for photography, trekking and birds watching.

Almora

Almora

This beautiful place is famous for its real view of Himalayas and unique handicrafts. It is the combination of two regions, the eastern region is Talifat and western region is Selifat. This district is close to other districts like Pithoragarh, Garhwal, Bageshwar and Nainital.

Chamba

Chamba

It is present at the edge of Mussoorie-Chamba road in Tehri district of Uttarakhand. It offers its placidness and transcendence towards tourist. It is near Mussoorie, and has a dense running Alpine forest to enhance the beauty.

Mussoorie

Mussoorie

Mussoorie is the most beautiful place of Uttarakhand situated at a distance of 35 km from Dehradun. It is famous as the Queen of hills, and located at the foot of Himalayas. There are many source of attraction such as the lush green hills, Doon valley and Shivalik ranges, which attract number of tourists. This place is also a gateway to Yamunotri and Gangotri.

Nainital

Nainital

Nainital is the favorite hill station of tourists, which is located in the Kumaon region and famous by the name of Lake District of India. Some beautiful places of Nainital are Ramnagar, Bhowali, Haldwani, Mukteshwar, Ramgarh, Sattal, Bhimtal and Naukuchiatal. There is a Naini Lake where Lord Shiva performed his Tandawa. (Resorts in Nainital)

Rishikesh

Rishikesh

It is located near Haridwar with tourist’s attractions like Ram Jhula and Lakshman Jhula, which attract tourists to visit this place. The place also has Sachcha Dham near Lakshman jhula. This place is on top with several wonderful temples engraved in Hindu mythology, of which the one very often visited is Neelkanth Mahadev temple, which is just few minutes away from Rishikesh. This place is also famous by the name of Yoga capital of the World, where you can easily reach tranquility.

Accommodation

Every place in Uttarakhand provides affordable accommodation facilities for tourists. If you want to stay in Uttarakhand during your tour, then you can choose PRIM Resorts, which is available across all prime locations of the state. The resort provides beautifully decorated snug with attached bathroom. They also provide Indian and continental foods to indulge the taste buds of travelers.

A Guide to Uttarakhand

Unwind in Manali – this Winter

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The idea of having a leisure trip is to unwind, relax and cozy up to the charm of nature away from the troubles and tensions of daily life. And there is no getaway better than Manali to escape for a chilled-out vacation. This top hill station in Himachal Pradesh has something to offer for everyone round the year, be it serene sightseeing, thrilling adventure activities or just a peaceful expedition in the lap of snow-clad mountains. While the hill-station is enjoyable round the year, to witness the place in its full snow-white glory, October to January is the best time to visit Manali.

 

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Discover Manali in winter and the winter charm will flood you with majestic memories of a lifetime. Sparkling white snow-clad mountains coupled with verdant valleys with lush vegetation will give you a feel of exotic Switzerland right here in India.

Lush grass peeping through the snow will sooth your eyes and warms your heart. You can enjoy the blissful snowballing at your loved ones in winter with snow falling all around. Created with god’s own hands, Manali showcases the ultimate beauty in this season. The amazing experience will help you reclaim and rediscover yourself from the boring mundaneness of mechanical life you lead.

Though amazing for sightseeing, there isn’t many things to do in Manali in winters. And the intense winter months of December and January are considered off season period owing to the huge dip in the mercury. However, the heavy discount on tour packages offer a prospect tempting enough to brave the winter chill and enjoy the pristine winter panorama.

Things You Can Do In Winters on Manali Trip

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First of all, pack your bags with loads of winter clothes because you will need a pile to brave the freezing temperature. It is a must visit hill-station in winters in India. Apart from the sightseeing, you can also indulge in thrilling activities like skiing and RTV rides.

 

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Manali is known for skiing and everyone is strongly advised to take a plunge; don’t be afraid, you’ll absolutely love it. After all, the heavy snowfall would leave very little options for sightseeing.

Places to visit in Manali

Mahadev Temple Must See Places in Manali

There are many famous places in Manali, You will love to visit. Hadimba Devi temple, Jagatsukh temple and many Tibetan monasteries are one of them. Visit to Vashisht temple is one of the must visit places of Manali in winters as the hot suplhur springs will pamper your numb cold skin with hot soothing water. Visit this beautiful temple and have a relishing bath at these springs.

Then, this is the best season to enjoy snowball fights and make snow-man, snow fairy and many more interesting snow creatures with annoying yet lovely siblings, friends and cousins. Winter is short but awesome, and is full of unique goodies only winter can offer.

Prim Resorts- A Perfect Accommodation Destination in Winters

Once you have made up your mind on visiting Manali. The next big question is where to stay in Manali? There is this Offbeat Resort in Manali you will find suitable to your rich taste.

Situated at a few minutes’ drive from the popular adventure hub of Solang Valley, they are a hotel that offers complete comfort and convenience to guests. The state of the art rooms are warm and cozy, especially designed to meet the requirements of chilling winters. You not only enjoy traveling convenience but also enjoy a cozy hideout with custom-made rooms. Then of course facilities like bonfire nights will make you winter vacation a memorable one.

Unwind in Manali – this Winter