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

Road Trip to Manali


Trip to Manali is surely one of the most awesome experiences one’s life. To add on to the fun and enjoyment, one must travel by road. The amazing roads, greenery of the fields, the mountains etc. make up for a great journey on road.

Beginning your journey from Delhi, the drive has a lot to offer. The drive is through the plains of northern India, travelling to Haryana, Punjab and then entering Himachal. An early morning journey presents you with a beautiful sunrise. The red and yellow rays of the sun slowly unfold from behind the mountains. The fall of the first rays of the sun on the earth will make you fall in love with the beauty of nature. An early morning journey also calls for a heavy breakfast. You can easily find dhaabas that will serve you delicious hot stuffed parathas.

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The drive from Leh to Manali is even more exciting. Moving from Leh, a place filled with nature’s generosity to a place that is blessed with greenery all around is a great journey. After crossing Leh, you come across mountain Tanglang la. The view of the mountain is epic. You are actually at the highest point of the Leh Manali highway. It feels as if you can touch the sky and catch the snow on the mountains. It is an overwhelming experience. The drive on this road is smooth and one can easily increase the speed.

Next was the Lachung la pass. It was long and meandering. You’ll get to see many shades of brown while crossing this pass and the various land transformations that you would have never seen. The Nakee la pass is the third pass that you shall pass through on your drive from Leh to Manali. The Indus River flowing through this pass will leave you amazed at God’s creation.

The ride across Gata loops is an adventurous one. These loops are a series of hairpin bends looping down. The Baralancha la is the last pass you would cross before entering Himachal Pradesh. The road of the Baralancha la pass will leave you speechless. Rohtang pass marks the start of a beautiful hill station, Manali. This pass will take you to the steep curves of Keylong that can actually scare you for a while.

As soon as you enter Manali, you’ll see greenery all over and mountains covered with snow, welcoming you to a lovely place. The Beas river flowing down the mountains is an epitome of nature’s gift. The cool air flowing past will soothe your soul. Though you cannot drive at a very high speed on this road, you won’t regret being a laid back driver. The scenic beauty of the place will mesmerize you and when you enter the center of the hill station, the crowd of tourists might shock you. Manali being a tourist attraction for most part of the year, is still a peaceful destination.

Visiting Manali by train or by air may be a good decision but once you travel by road, you’ll have an altogether different experience.



This article is written by Prim Resorts, who has described the situation of Resorts in Manali and Hotels in Manali in this article.

Road Trip to Manali