Located at a height of 1,926 meters on the northern end of the Kullu Valley in the state of Himachal Pradesh, Manali has been holding a magical allure for tourists with its incredible landscape abundant greenery and exquisite scenery. Travel to Manali can evoke many images like fairy-tale snow-capped mountain vistas, flower-covered meadows, and glaciers, winding rivers, temples and Buddhist monasteries. Enjoying the snowfall on the mighty Rohtang Pass will be an unforgettable affair. The vast expanse of varied and awe-inspiring landscapes offer some of the most exciting sporting pursuits. They range from skiing and snowboarding to hiking, paragliding, rock climbing, canoeing, and mountain biking and white water rafting. Sedentary or strenuous, for the expert or beginner, Himachal has a niche of sport and adventure for everyone.
Just 40 Km from Kullu to the north, Manali is situated near the end of the valley on the National Highway leading to Leh. One sees snow-capped peaks, the Beas River, deodar, pine trees, tiny fields and fruit orchards. It is popular for trekking to Lahaul, Spiti, Bara Bhangal and Zanskar ranges. From temples to antiquity and adventure activities, Manali is an all season destination.
A picturesque gateway to Lahaul and Spiti Valley in Himachal Pradesh continues to be the most remarkable destination of the entire region.
The nearest airport Bhuntar, 50 km away from Manali, which has flights to many major cities of India, connecting it further across the country.
The nearest railhead is Jogindar Nagar 166 km from Manali, which is connected to vast railway network across India .
Manali is connected well by motorable roads and highways to all important towns and cities in India.
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