BEST PLACES TO VISIT IN SHIMLA MANALI TRIP
Shimla - Why Shimla is among the top trending tourist destination among the travellers in India? Actually not for the Indians, for foreigners also Shimla is the buzzing destination because of its mystical magical woods, snow capped mountains peak, beautiful crystal clear lakes and a rich history. Shimla is the perfect combination of natural beauty with rich culture and heritage.
Manali - is a popular destination for all seasons and for all travellers. 40 kms away from Kullu to the north, Manali is situated near the end of the valley on the National Highway leading to Leh. The landscape at manali is breath taking. With the snow capped peaks, the Beas river with its clear water, lash green deodar and pine trees, tiny fields and fruit orchards, Manali has become a tourist hub for Trekkers, Travellers, Honeymoon Couples
and Foreigners. The most visited palce here are Arjun Gufa, Club House, Hidimba Devi Temple, Jagatsukh, Kothi, Manu Temple, Mountaineering Institute, Nehru Kund, Rahala Water Falls, Rohtang Pass, Solang Valley, Tibetan Monasteries, Vashisht Hot Water Springs, Mandi, Keylong, Trilokinath, Kaza, Kangra, Shimla, Chhatru, Batal.
Rohtang Pass - Located at an altitude of 13,050 feet or 3,978 meters above sea level, Rohtang Pass is a high mountain pass in the eastern hills of the Pir Panjal Range and another adventure tourist site in Himachal Pradesh. It is the highest point on the Manali-Keylong road and provides a wide panoramic view of mountains rising far above clouds, which is truly breath taking. Rohtang Pass is amongst the most visited tourist spot during Shimla Manali Tour. It's a picture perfect destination with yearlong snow capped mountain, innumerable waterfalls, small mountain lakes and valleys. Rohtang Pass is closed for travellers from November to April mainly in winter due to heavy snowfall and extreme weather of the region. The pass opens for travellers in May and travel season remains on up to end of October generally before starting snowfall.
Solang Valley - Popularly known as Snow Point, Solang Valley is located at an altitude of 2,560 meters above sea level and is 13 km NorthWest of Manali. This place is famous for its 300-meter ski lift. It is a picturesque spot and offers splendid views of glaciers and snow-capped mountains. Solang Valley is popular for hosting various winter adventure sports like skiing, parachuting, paragliding, Zorbing, Horse riding, etc. Solang Valley is also one of the favorite trekking hotspots in the region that offers magnificent views of snow-capped peaks and glaciers.
Kothi - Away from the hustle bustle of Manali, Kothi is a small hamlet (16 km from Manali) surrounded by magnificent hills and valleys. It is popular among the trekkers for Rohtang and its nearby hills. People, who like to spend some quality time relaxing in serenity, prefer to visit this place. Kothi is also popular among Nature Photographers, Adventure lovers and trekkers.
Kasol - Known as ‘mini Israel’ as it attracts a significant amount of Israeli tourist, Kasol is a hidden gem in the lap of Himalayas and located just 75 km away from Manali. It is picture perfect paradise of nature lovers. Having very less population this is the first choice for the travellers who want to spend some quality time in serenity. It’s a heaven for backpackers, trekkers and nature lovers also.