Manali has evolved from a tourist's dream to a chic hilltop station. The town was once a popular destination for honeymooners and penny-pinching foreigners. Backpackers travel here to live in hippie villages, where they can experience the local lifestyle. Adventure seekers love trekking, paragliding, paragliding, and rafting. Families come here for the cool mountain air, peace, and quiet, and prefer cottages. Here's an insider's guide for Manali if you're planning a trip and want to enjoy the beautiful views and experience Manali from the perspective of a local.
- Go on a stroll through Old Manali
Old Manali is the place to be if you're cool. Old Manali package is a unique place with its quirky cafes, street food vendors, shops selling junk jewellery and woolen wear, as well as the stunning views. It is possible to sit down in a cafe and listen to live music while the river flows alongside, and be transported into another world.
- Stay with the locals
There are many homestays to choose from in Manali. Homestays, nestled in the mountains with panoramic views over the valleys and the river, are a great way to experience the daily life of the locals. You will learn about the traditions, culture, and cuisine of your host family.
Homestay booking in Manali
- Take a refreshing dip in the hot springs!
Vashisht village, located near the Beas River, is a hidden gem in Manali Trip. It is believed that the hot springs are healing and that bathing in them can be magical. You can take a relaxing dip in the hot Sulphur springs in May and June, and it is a magical experience.
- A bullet ride to Rohtang Pass
It is hard to imagine the thrill of riding your bike along the treacherous Rohtang Pass route. It is worth taking in the breathtaking views of the valleys and mountains that you will see as you ride up the steep uphill road. Rent a Royal Enfield for INR 700-800 per day to build your own trails in Himachal.
- Put on your trekking shoes
Trekking in Manali is a great option if you're up for the challenge of climbing steep hills. You will find many trekking trails that are suitable for both beginners and experienced trekkers. The trekking season begins in April and runs until October. Beas Kund and Prashar Lake are some of the most popular trekking routes in and around Manali Tour Package.
P.S. Yoga-trekking is a great way to find peace with the adventure seeker and spirituality seeker within you.
- Learn how to make a shawl
Kullu Shawls are well-known in the country. If you're interested in learning how to make these shawls, then don't hesitate to visit the factories along the Kullu Manali highway. The artisans are creating stunning wool masterpieces and you can watch them in action.