When it comes to visiting the glorious hills, what has always happened in my mind is the mesmerizing town of Manali. But never have I ever got a chance to visit this beautiful place but its now that I made up my mind and decided to visit this beautiful place which is peaceful and tranquil. I jotted down all the best places to visit the beautiful valley of Himachal. Manali is a renowned town for its sumptuous scenic beauty, and it is located at an altitude of 6398 feet. It lies on the base of river Beas which is a very well known thing about the place of Manali. Not only is the river gorgeous, but it is also the base of numerous water sports activities in Manali. Many people, including me, use to think that this place is just the most favored honeymoon stop is also a paradise for all the adventurers and lovers, also well known as the hippie paradise in the Himalayas.
So here is how my five days trip in this beautiful valley was made peacefully:
Day 1: On day 1, after we arrive in this beautiful valley of dreams, I, along with my two friends, entered the valley and checked into the hotel where we rested for a while, and then we headed back to visit the local sightseeing experiences. We went to the famous cafe, ok for Manali for morning coffee. Then we visited the mall road did some local shopping interacted with people. Then we headed back to our hotel.
Day 2: For day 2, we have decided to go for visiting the ancient culture of the valley. Firstly we will go for visiting the Hadimba Mata Temple, which is an ancient Devi temple which stands by a dense cedar forest in Manali and is an excellent touristy place dedicated to Hidimba Devi, who was the wife of Bhima and mother of Ghatothkach. This perfect memorial is built on a rock, which is considered to be in the image of the goddess Hidimba herself. I personally loved the architecture style of the Hidimba Devi temple, which is entirely different from other temples, with its wooden doorways, walls, and cone-shaped roof. Next, we went to visit the Manu Temple; it is a temple devoted to Sage Manu. The temple is found in the Beas River Valley. It has spiritual influences of Indian deities usually come here seeking peace and to become spiritually enlightened. As one explores the region, they are sure to regard the calmness around the beautiful Manu Temple. This fantastic temple has a pagoda construction that offers a look into history and holiness through its captivating architecture. Also, you will be amazed to know that the name Manali was derived from Sage's name, which is believed to be the creator of the human race. We tried covering all the temples which were nearby, but we included this tw in the day. Next up in the late evening, we had a short stroll and discovered a few more good cafes in search of a cafe. That's how this fantastic day ended
Day 3: Next up at day 3, we went to Van vihar, the place witnessing the sky touching deodar trees and a thick carpet of vivid shades of green. The site is indeed a haven for nature lovers it is managed by the municipal corporation of the city, and is found near the Mall Road. It is a trendy destination for children and adults with a lush green landscape and Boating experience. Next up, we went for covering the amazing Vashisht Temple, which is located at a distance of 3.5 km from Manali Bus Stand and is dedicated to sage Vashisht, the Kula guru of Lord Rama in the village Vashisht across the River Beas. And it is considered to be more than 4000 years old temple having Hot Water Spring, which is sacred. And the third place for the day is the Club House is Inhabited at a distance of 2 km from Manali, it is a very fantastic amusement zone comprising various indoor game facilities. It is located on the left bank of river Manalsu Nallah. The place finds its correspondence from the British style of architecture. It is managed by the Himachal Pradesh Tourism Development Corporation and offers an avenue for performing popular indoor games such as carrom, table tennis.
Day 4: Here comes the day when we visited my most awaited destination that is the Rohtang Pass. One of the famous attractions of Manali is Rohtang pass, which is placed at a height of 3979 meters and a range of 51 km from Manali. It is the highway to Keylong/Leh. In winters, the pass remains restricted but is open from June to October for motor vehicles. This pass is a gateway to Lahaul Spiti, Pangi and Leh valley. The place served the Best for adventure enthusiasts like us, as we did various exciting activities like snow scooters, skiing, and mountain biking. Next, we covered the Solang Valley. It was indeed a valley packed up by snow-capped mountains and is one of the most famous valleys at the top of the Kullu Valley in Himachal Pradesh. It is 14 km northwest of the resort town Manali on the way to Rohtang Pass. This beautiful valley is best for adventure sport.
Day 5: On day five morning when we were heading back from many we covered Kullu which is a valley with panoramic views and beautiful hills covered with Deodar and Pine trees, Located at an altitude of 1230 meters, a nature lover's paradise with lush greenery, fundamental river streams and a wonderful. Kullu is always considered as a sister town to Manali, which is on much higher altitude and produces more scenic views. Mostly travelers cover both this sister town together, Kullu and Manali. Then we went to Manikaran, which is situated in the Parvati valley along the Parvati river in the Kullu district of Himachal Pradesh. It is a picturesque place known for hot springs, which are believed to be holy, to enjoy this natural hot water spring. People from all across the world come to take a dip in these waters as it is assumed that this water has medicinal power for various ailments.