about Manali

State : Himachal Pradesh.
Altitude : 2,050m.
City : Kullu Manali.
Airports : Kullu.
Distance from City Centre : 11 Km/ 7 Mile.
Railway Junctions : Pathankot.
Local Languages : Pahari ,Hindi.

Manali is the ideal place to leave the rest of the world behind and go for long walks, mountain climbing, trekking, river rafting, heli-skiing, Para-gliding and trout fishing. Situated at the north end of the Kullu Valley in the Western Himalayas, Manali is located at an altitude of 1929 meters. Bordered by the River Beas on the east and by a great mountain wall topped by a spectacular snow ridge, at the northern end, Manali is a gateway across the 13,050 feet high Rohtang Pass to the beautiful valleys of Lahaul and Spiti. It is the land of Gods and Goddesses, fairs and festivals, religious lakes and ancient temples.

Location : Manali is a beautiful hill resort in the state of Himachal Pradesh. It is 40 kms away from Kullu.

Climate : The temperature drops below freezing point in winter months when it shows heavily. Summers are generally mild and light, punctuated by monsoons during July - September.

Getting there :
Air : The closest airport to Manali is at Bhuntar, which is 77km from Manali.
Rail : The closest narrow-gauge railhead is at Jogindernagar, 135 km away. The closest broad-gauge railheads are Chandigarh (310 km) and Ambala (355 km).
By road : The distance from Delhi via Mandi is 585 km, and from Shimla the distance is 270 km. We would provide you all India tourist permit vehicles for the local transportations and also for the intercity drives too.

Best time to visit: The best time to visit Manali is either between April to June or September to October.