Two kinds of tourists visit Manali, the honeymooning couples and the adventure enthusiasts exploring the trekking routes around Manali or enroute Leh Ladakh and Spiti valley. Manali is well equipped to cater to host the tourists visiting Manali with restaurants serving indian and international cuisines and luxury & budget hotels for lodging in Manali.
Manali - The Honeymoon Paradise
As legend has it Manali is the land where Manu alighted his boat to re-create human life after floods destroyed the world. An idyllic town in the Kullu district, Manali now is one of the primary tourist destinations in Himachal Pradesh. About 12 hours from New Delhi, Manali is a trekking destination almost revered by trekkers. Manali is the base to Leh Ladakh Zanskar and Lahaul-Spiti valley treks.
Reaching Manali by Train
The nearest rail head from Manali is Joginder Nagar which is connected to Pathankot by narrow gauge. Major rail heads near Manali, Chandigarh and Pathankot are 300 kms away.
Manali is a paradise for trekking enthusiasts. The season for low altitude treks near Manali starts in April and the high altitude trek season spans the months of June to October. The Beas Kund trek is one of the most popular treks in Manali
Mall Road - Life Line of Manali
Mall road is the lifeline of Manali with the Tibetan market on one side and the Van Vihar on the other. The main Manali bus stand is also located on the Mall road. The market along the mall road is where you can go shopping for shawls, Tibet art collections & souvenirs. There are two Buddhist monasteries also here which can also be visited while shopping at the market in Manali! Restaurants serving Indian and international cuisines are lined along the Mall road and so is the only multiplex cinema in Manali.