The lovely hill
station is perched on the northern edge of the Kullu Valley - just 40 kms away
from Kullu, at an altitude of 1,926 meters, and makes a wonderful holiday
destination ideal for a family vacation, a honeymoon or on your own group of
friends. The mighty River Beas hurtling through Manali adds a dramatic tone and
you can spend hours watching the river rush by. The excellent combination of
wooded forests, snow covered slopes, lush green valleys and the swirling waters
of the mighty
Beas make Manali an ideal destination for treks and
mountaineering expeditions into the
Solang Valley and
over the Rohtang Pass into Lauhal-Spiti. The destination Manali gives
opportunity to extend holidays for 4-5 days as there are plenty of sightseeing
options and adventure possibilities that make stay worth at Manali !
If you are
visiting Manali and are adventure sports fans looking for action-packed
holidays, then get your adrenalines going with many activities around Manali.
You can find HELI Skiing, Rafting, Skiing, Paragliding, Small Trekking routes,
some fishing points.. here’s something available for everyone.
The climate in Manali is predominantly
cold during winters, and moderately cool during summers. The temperatures range
from 4 °C(39 °F) to 30 °C (86 °F) over the year. The average temperature during
summer is between 14 °C (57 °F) and 20 °C (68 °F), and between−7
°C (19 °F) and 10 °C (50 °F) in the winter. Snowfall in the region usually took
place in the month of December, has been delayed over the last fifteen years to
January or early February.
Nearest Airport: Kullu
Airport, just 50 kms from Manali.
is the most convenient, suitable and safe railway station for guests and
travellers coming from
and other parts of INDIA.
By Road: Accessible throughout the year from all important cities and
Dharamshala or Shimla.
Altitude: 1,928 m
Cold Winters, Cool Summers.
Tourists Continue Throughout Except Extreme Monsoons, Late January Till
Beginning Of March.
Woolens & Seasonal Trends.
Indian, Tibetan, Israeli, Punjabi, South Indian & Continental.
Hindi, Pahari, Lauhal, Tibetan & English.
Banks and ATMS
Manali has both nationalized and Private banks. Prominent
ones are State Bank of INDIA, UCO BANK, Punjab National Bank, bank of Baroda,
Central Bank and HDFC Bank. Most of the banks have installed ATMS at major
location around mall road.
But banks in
Manali no longer offer foreign exchange except State Bank of India and Punjab National
Bank. You can find some
authorized forex counters. But many Banks also accommodate, ATM on selected
foreign cards. If travellers are moving to Ladakh, Keylong or Spiti
regions, then keeping CASH and Indian Currency is advised.