Manali is a popular tourist destination of India located in the Beas River Valley in the state of Himachal Pradesh. Having charmed the British in the pre-independence era with its natural serenity and beauty, it today appeases tourists with its rich blend of history and aesthetics. Manali offers plenty of interesting tourist attractions to keep its tourists entertained. Few of the major attractions of Manali include Rohtang Pass, Beas Kund, Hidimba Temple, Solang Valley and Rozy Falls among others. For souvenirs, tourists should visit the various government emporiums, for local handicrafts, to avoid getting duped.
Manali being a hilly region, it offers limited connectivity. Private vehicles and buses are the only direct mode of connectivity to the region and Volvo buses can easily be availed for varied nearby regions. Regular buses can easily be found on the various popular routes from Manali like, Manali to Delhi
, Manali to Chandigarh
, Manali to Ambala, Manali to Jammu and Manali to Pathankot among others. With the online availability of bus tickets, tourists can easily get bus bookings from Manali from the comfort of their hotel rooms, without having to stand in long queues.
Manali as exotic as it may be there comes a time when you feel the need to get out from the hustle and bustle of the tourist crowd for some time to catch a little breath of fresh air. Catering to this need is the various nearby destinations that turn up to be an impromptu weekend getaway. Lahaul and Spiti, Hamta Pass, Deo Tibba, Indrasan, Friendship Peak and Beas Kund are some of the interesting nearby destinations where people can head to for some peace and relaxation.