Shimla Kullu Manali Tourist Places
Shimla Kullu Manali popularly known as the Valleys of Gods are purely a bliss in summers and winters. The chilly weather of these destinations are the best time for Holidays. When there is scorching heat all over India, in Shimla Kullu Manali the weather is quite pleasant and wonderful. Shimla Manali Holidays should be on the go for a rejuvenating Summer or Winter. Here are a list of things which are a must do when visit Manali.
Some of the popular attractions include Shimla Christ Church, The Ridge of Shimla, The Jakhoo Temple, The Mall, Tara Devi Temple, Naldehra, Summer Hill, Chail, Kufri, Manali Beas Kund (Lake Chandratal) Chandrakhani Pass in Kullu, Kullu Pandoh dam, Solang Valley and Rohtang Pass (Snow Point). Some popular places to go in Manali are Hadimba temple, Raghunath temple and the Vashisht Hot Baths temple.
- Shimla Christ Church: The Christ Church a famous landmark of Shimla (built in 1857) is the 2nd oldest church in North India. It is designed in the typical Elizabethan manor and has a big collection of books and ancient writings. The church shines with all its beauty and grandeur and one can worship is performed in Hindi and English.
- Traverse the Buddhist Monasteries: Visiting Buddhist Monasteries is totally a different and wonderful experience for people. There are wonderful monasteries in Manali which are a must visit for the peace of your mind. Visiting a monastery during evening time will for sure be a treat for your eyes.
- Experience Adventure Activities in Kullu Manali: Adventure activities are worth a try for people. Especially people looking for some thrilling experience should try Zorbing in Solang Valley, Paragliding in Solang Nullah, Rafting in Pirdi and many more.
- Visit Kufri: A small hill station near Shimla is a place to be in during summers. There are many things to explore at Kufri. Wild life zoo, Kufri Fun Campus. You would be amazed to know that The World’s Highest Go Kart Track is at Kufri Fun World.
- The Ridge of Shimla: The Ridge of Shimla is a large and lovely open space to walk and enjoy the heritage sites. It is most visiting place at night after dinner for a walk. The Ridge is mostly famous for Summer Festival in Shimla. When winter sets in the land or major snowfall, you can get an iconic view of the Ridge.
- The Mall Road: The Mall Road is the main shopping street in the city. The Mall Road of Shimla holds the Scandal point, Old Gaiety Theater, Kalibari Temple, the Town Hall and famous for Punjabi and South Indian to Chinese and Continental dishes. You can get amazing experience of a classical life there.
- Tara Devi Temple: The temple is placed on Tarav Parvat on the western side of town about 15 Kms from Shimla near Shoghi and easily accessible by rail, bus and car. On top of Tara Devi Temple, you will find scenic the 360 views of the Himalayan range. The architecture of the temple is so unique, and picturesque view of the lofty and majestic forested mountains around, which offers a calm peaceful and tranquil countryside. The temple architecture is so unique and picturesque view of the high forested mountains all around, offering a peaceful and cool calm environment.
- Naldehra: Naldehra is basically India’s oldest (during the era of the British Raj) and most scenic Golf Club in the country, located approx 23 kms from Shimla.
- The Chail Palace: The Chail Palace is well known for its architecture, and former summer capital of the princely state of Patiala. The place was expelled from Shimla – during the British Raj in India as the summer retreat of the Maharaja of Patiala. The Chail is a beautiful hill point situated 63 km from Shimla in the Shivalik region of Himachal mountains. Chail is a beautiful palace with ornate furniture, charming cottages, delightful log huts, thick forests,elegant lawns, badminton and tennis court, billiards and even a children’s park along with Kufri and Shimla is called the Golden Triangle of Himachal region.
- Solang Valley, Manali: Solang Nala (Valley) leads its name from the combination of words Solang (Nearby village) and Nullah (water jet). Placed within a range of 13 kms from Manali, Solang Valley is located between the Solang village and Beas Kund of. Offers a lovely view of glaciers and snow covered mountains. Up from the valley boasts fine tracks, this is a perfect location for skiing. During winter the valley turns into a paradise place for skiing with kids of all ages slip and slide on fresh white snow. When snowmelt in the summer, skiing be replaced by parachuting, zorbing, paragliding and horseback riding. For lovers of snow, the best time for visiting Solang Valley are between the months of December to February.
- Rohtang Pass: A place you cannot afford to miss. People going for Manali Holidays should definitely visit this pass. This is the place where you would find snow throughout the year. You get a wonderful view of the mountains from the top of Rohtang Pass. There are people from all around the world who come to visit Rohtang Pass. The pass is closed during winters. Placed at an elevation of 3979 meters and a distance of 51 kms from Manali, Rohtang Pass is on the road to Keylong / Leh. In winters, the pass is closed but the pass is open from May to November. It is not particularly high or difficult to walk across by Himalayan norms, but has a well deserved reputation of being dangerous because of unpredictable snowstorms and blizzards. Traffic jams are commonplace as military vehicles, trucks and haulage try to travel on narrow country roads and difficult terrain, compounded by snow and ice at certain points and the high number of tourists vehicles. Rohtang becomes a access point to adventure enthusiasts. Tourists can go for various exciting activities such as snowmobiling, skiing and mountain biking. Who love nature can enjoy beautiful views of glaciers, peaks and Chandra river flows downwards in the Lahaul valley. There is waterfall named Rahala, located within a range of 16 kms from Manali en route to Rohtang Pass.
- Hidimba Devi Temple: Hidimb Devi Temple, also referred to variously as the Hadimba Temple in Manali, a hill station in the state of Himachal Pradesh in North of India. A wonderful temple to visit in Manali. People coming for Kullu Manali Holidays definitely visit this temple. This temple is dedicated to Hidimbi Devi, sister of Hidimba. The temple attracts a lot of tourists through out the year. It lies just 2.5 miles from Manali. The best time to visit the temple is in May that in organizing the three-day Festival Hidimba Devi. The festival appeals to followers around the world and counts on the activities colorful folk dance.
- Naggar Village: The pretty village of Naggar is situated just a short drive from Manali throughout the left side of river Beas. One of the major tourist attractions of this locality is the Naggar castle (now a Heritage Hotel), which offers marvelous valley views of Beas. Naggar easily reachable from the right side of the Beas, and for crossing into Patlikul. The Nicholas Roerich Art Gallery is a highlight of this town, which offers many of the works of the famous artist Himalaya. Gauri Shanker Temple and the impressive Temple Tripura Sundri offer a glimpse of the local architecture.
- Vashist Temple: Placed within a range of 3 kms from Manali, a small town called Vashist. It is situated on the left shore of river Beas towards Rohtang pass. This town is known for its natural hot sulfur natural and temples. One of the most prominent temples is the pyramidal stone temple is devoted to the sage Vashist. Vashisht temple is built in a traditional signature style with a host of intricate wood carvings. It is also more popular for hot springs that are believed to have medicinal value. There is a willingness for separate bathing for men and women. In stores in Vashisht sell woolen clothes. There are lovely cafes and eating places throughout the main street. Vashisht offers by far the best view of Beas River and Old Manali. By observing the river valley spread below at sunset leaves a long lasting photo image in your mind.
- Manu Temple: The ancient temple is situated within a range of 3 km from the Main Market Square in Old Manali. The temple is dedicated to the sage Manu, as it is said that he was meditating in Manali. This gorgeous temple is built with real wood and stone, while marble is used for flooring. The most exciting feature about this temple is the unique temple in India devoted to Manu. Visitors can enjoy a view of beautiful surrounding hills and river Beas temple. Manu Temple in Manali is holy and auspicious for the people of the region and that there is no other temple dedicated to the creator of mankind in the country. Manu Temple has been maintained as one of the main tourist attractions of Manali from time immemorial.