Manali, a beautiful hill station located in the lap of pristine north Indian state of Himachal Pradesh is famous for its beautiful scenic sceneries and alluring environment which captivate travellers from all across the globe. Manali holds a significant position in North India Tourism. The intrigue beauty of Kullu district and Beas River makes this place enchanting and pleasing. People who travel to Manali for them it is not less than a fairy tale experience and what enhances your Manali tours are four most amazing beautiful places that are located near Manali and that makes a perfect gateways from this hill station.
Here we start with the places –
- Solang Valley
- Jogini Waterfalls
- Manali National Park
- Rohtang Pass
1. Solang Valley
Preferred as an adventure location, Solang Valley is a beautiful place which is located at a distance of 16 km from Manali. Solang Valley is also known as the Solang Nullah. The name of this place is derived from the Solang Village and Nullah means water streams form mountains. Solang is a paradise for all adventure lovers. Activities such as parachuting, paragliding, skating and zorbing will fill your activity tour package a memorable one. Not only adventure activities is what Shimla is famous for, but the place is also famous for the lush greenery, rich apple orchards, snowcapped peaks and lots of scenic natural abundance that makes the place more fascinating and pleasing. Being a prominent tourist attraction, one can find n numbers of hotels in Solang Valley, Manali.
2. Jogini Waterfalls
Charming, beautiful and pristine the Jogini Waterfalls in Manali is a beautiful place which is flowing down to merge in the shimmering Beas River in the lower Kullu Valley. It is located in the northern suburb of Vashisht Village the waterfalls was the bathing place of “joginis” who are considered as the daughter of Indra (God of Rain). As this place is dedicated to village Goddess Jogini, the place is a centre of female power and it is also known as Shakti Peeth. Below the Jogini waterfalls, there is a small temple dedicated to Jogini Devi which is visited by numbers of travellers. The peaceful and scenic environ of the temple makes Jogini Waterfalls in Manali a perfect tourist destination. What adds value to your visit is the delicious food which will bring you more close with the culture of the place. The photo fanatics can capture the picture and the best time to capture the pics is at dusk and dawn time.
3. Manali National Park
Famous for its bounty of natural beauty and pleasing aura, the place is filled with a rich wildlife along with the flora and fauna. These greeneries are now covered and protected in the form of national park and wildlife sanctuary. One such place is Manali National Park in Manali. House of wonderful species for animals and birds, Manali boasts mountain lions, Himalayan Black Bear, Flying fox and brown bears. For all birds’ lovers, national park houses with many species of birds which are available in huge range such as Kokla, Monal, Tree creepers, snow pigeons and many more. Along with this, people can also enjoy watching many migratory birds visiting this place from all across the world. Due to its charming natural beauty, the place is filled mostly visited by many honeymoon couples and is also sometime called as Mecca for adventure sports lovers. For all tourists, a facility for camping is also available under which you can get an exotic experience of typical nightlife of Jungle.
4. Rohtang Pass
Manali is a heaven for nature lovers where Mother Nature bestows this place with abundance of natural beauty. On the one hand in summers the place is filled with colorful flowers and green carpeted land and in winters the hills here donned the armor of snows which would be a spectacular view. Rohtang Pass in Manali is a stunning destination which no travellers wish to miss out. Located about 50 km from Manali town Rohtan Pass is featuring as the highest point on Manali – Keylong Road. It is advisable for travellers to visit this place in winters as during this season, Rohtang Pass is covered with thick snow which would be hard for travellers to travel across the road. As a tourist spots in Manali, one can find Rohtang pass and Sonepani Glacier on the either sides of the pass. Rani Nala, Gulaba and Kothi are some of the most prominent tourist attractions near Rohtang Pass.