Places to Visit in Manali
On the way to Manali you come cross Rohtang La(3,980 m) where a panorama of bare rock, snowfields and glaciers are visible from here, while at a short distance from the pass lies the lake of Dashair(Sarkund). It should be top in the list of tourist places to visit in Manali.
Past Rohtang pass, towards Manali, visit Rahalla falls, the picturesque village of Kothi and Nehru Kund.
After the legendary Great Flood,the ark of Vaivasvata, seventh incarnation of the ancient law-giver Manu, came to rest in Manali-whish is named after him. As the waters subsided, there arose a place of breathtaking natural beauty. Placed before a backdrop of high snow clad mountains are fertile valleys and fast-flowing streams, a variety of wild flowers and dense forests. Today Manali is one of the India’s prime holiday destinations.
In and around there are several tourist places to Visit in Manali. Some are:
Built in 1553, it has a superbly crafted four-tiered pagoda roof. It is also famous for its exquisitely carved doorway.
This is dedicated to the sage Manu after whom Manali is named.
Well known for its hot springs the water from where has been piped into baths. There are old temples dedicated to the sage Vashishth and Lord Rama.
There are three recently built Tibetan monasteries at Manali.Jagatsukh, the one time capital of Kullu, has old temples dedicated to Lord Shiva and to Sandhya Gayatri. The Arjun caves are just ahead.
Solang Valley(14 km)
In a picturesque setting, this has good ski slopes and picnic spots. It has the glacier closest to Manali.Manali and its surrounding areas have a wide variety of accommodation to choose from. Winter temperature can hover around freezing point. In summer the climate is mild. Should be top in the list of tourist places to visit in Manali.
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