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Manali, Himachal Pradesh




Located near the northern end of Kullu Valley is Manali - an important hill station. Due to the pleasant weather in summers and snowy cold in the winters, it is one of the most visited holiday destinations. Standing at the height of 1,950 meters, Manali offers one of the most spectacular view of Himalayan Range. It is because of the viewpoints that Manali has become one of the famous honeymoon destinations too. The road of gifts offered by this hill station does not end here. It has a place for every tourist and enables all to enjoy the holidays in their own way.

Manali, on the banks of River Beas, provides adventure sports also, besides enjoying views or sitting calm with your beloved on the river side. To maintain the simple and natural beauty of Manali, the government of Himachal Pradesh has taken every care. It also has religious places that enables the tourists o acquire some spiritual knowledge.


Climatic Conditions


The winters in Manali are extremely cold, while the summers are fairly cool.

Summer - 14 Degrees to 20 Degrees
Winters - -7 Degrees to 10 Degrees



Best Time to Visit


Thought Manali can be visited throughout the year; still, the best time to visit Manali is between May to October.


Population


The population of Manali consists of Kullus, Tibetans, Kashmiris, Ladakhis, Lahaulis and Paharis. In the total population of 17,686, the males constitute 64 percent and the females constitute 34 percent.


Area


The total land area of Manali is 3,287, 263 square kilometers.


Places of Interest:


Named after a Brahmin lawgiver, Manu, this hill station has some of the most spectacular sightseeing destinations. The visitors cannot just getaway from the magic of these sights and the love of nature offered here.


Markets


The people, who love to shop for something different and really nice can enjoy buying best souvenirs as a token of their memorable journey with nature.

The Mall, Manali Emporium, Local Manali Market


Getting Here


Manali is easily accessible by road, rail and air. The nearest railways station is Joginder Nagar (95 Km from Kullu) and nearby airport if Bhuntar (52 Km from Manali). This hill station can be best enjoyed through the road route, by taxi or buss.