Q. How to reach Manali?
Manali is approximately 550km from New Delhi. There are different ways to reach the hill station on a Manali tour package, including bus, rail, air and private vehicles. By Rail: The nearest railway station to Manali is Joginder Nagar Railway Station. It is connected to various other cities of India via Chandigarh. From there, you can reach Manali by road. By Air: The nearest airport to Manali is located at Bhuntar, approximately 50km away from the hill station. Domestic flights connecting Bhuntar with Chandigarh. Once you reach the airport, you can avail pre-paid cabs to Manali. By Road: Manali has excellent bus route from Delhi, connecting to places like Shimla, Leh, Dharmashala, and Kullu. Since the distance from Delhi to Manali is 550km, it is best advised to book your bus tickets in the AC Volvo coaches for a comfortable ride. You can also drive uphill to Manali amidst breathtaking views and scenic beauty of valleys and mountains. You can either drive yourself or hire a taxi for a comfortable ride.
Q. What is the best time to visit Manali?
March to June, during summer, Manali is at its best. Pleasant weather, beautiful scenery, lush greens, and tall mountains welcome tourists from all four corners of the country and abroad. For Snow Lovers November to February is very ideal time to visit Manali.
Q. What is the best time for Manali honeymoon package?
Manali is the most preferred honeymoon destination for newlyweds. Honeymoon couples can visit Manali anytime during the year. However, avoid coming here during monsoon July to September. Although the serene nature and lush green hills provide a perfect space for photography, the roads lead to a problem. Couples who want to enjoy a snow-covered honeymoon package in Manali should visit the hill station from October to February.
Q. What are the places to visit in Manali?
- Solang Valley - Rohtang Pass - Hadimba Temple - Vashisht Bath - Museum of Himachal Culture and Folk Art - Himalayan Nyingmapa Gompa - Gadhan Thekchhokling Gompa - Manu Temple - Club House - Nehru Kund - Jogini Falls - Kothi - Rahala Waterfalls - Gulaba - Naggar Village
Q. What are the things to do in Manali?
Walk down the town to reach the Manali market where you can enjoy some local foods of Manali. Biking is a popular activity in Manali. You can rent a bike for a day or two and drive down the town. If you love adventure, Manali offers a scope of everything paragliding, trekking, mountain biking, river rafting, jeep safari, rock climbing and altitude hiking are some of the famous activities to do in Manali.
Q. What are the eat local foods of Manali?
Manali has some of the finest local and international standard restaurants offering sumptuous meals. - Casa Bella Vista serves Italian food and has the most courteous staff with excellent service. - Johnson Bar & Restaurant offers great ambiance, good music, mouth-watering food and the best chocolate cake in Manali. - Cafe 1947 is a place to relax and unwind with sheesha, beer, and Italian food.
Q. What are the options for shopping in Manali?
Shop for local items like clothes, Buddha heads, turquoise jewellery, t-shirts, and souvenirs.
Q. When and where i can see snow in Manali?
Snowfall in Manali is common during November to June months. The spot to witness snow during summer months is at Rohtang Pass, which is 51 kms away from Manali.
Q. Can I do Skiing in Manali?
You need to head to Rohtang Pass & Solang Valley to enjoy skiing in Manali. These high altitude regions receive plenty of snowfall in winter. Its slopes are just perfect to enjoy adventure sports.
Q. What types of clothes should I carry to Manali?
Manali is chilly in summer. Pack airy, light clothes with some warm clothes for nights. Strong shoes will be needed to stroll and walk on mountains. For winter, sweaters, caps, jackets and socks are a must.
Q. What is minimum age to consume alcohol in Manali?
In Manali, the minimum age for alcohol consumption is 25 years of age. You can try out the bars/cafes in Old Manali to enjoy that old world charm.
Q. What are the safety tips for tourists in Manali?
You need to take the following precautions when travelling to Manali:
• Stick with the group
• Never leave baggage alone
• Interact cautiously with locals
• Avoid wandering to far-off places
• Plan trip in advance