Things to do in Manali

Sitting in the lap of Himachal Pradesh in India, Manali is known for its breathtaking scenic beauty.

If you are thinking about visiting Manali then you are on the right track. I believe that everyone at some point in their life should visit this place as it will open you up to a world of experiences. Now you must be wondering, “Hey I have decided to go to Manli, but what will I do after visiting there?” I’ll tell you, you can engage in adventure sports or you can visit some of the best places that Manali has to offer. So here are the things that you can do in Manali.


Manali is a paradise for paragliders and you can glide through the lush beauty of the hill. The feeling of flying like a bird will surely uplift you and the experience will be a memorable one. You can also get a bird’s eye view of the breathtaking Dhauladhar mountain range and the Beas River. You should note down the best time to visit Manali for paragliding, which is between the months of May and September.

River rafting

River rafting always remains at the top of every traveler’s list of things to do in Manali. The biggest river which is in the upper course meanders through the rugged mountain terrain and makes up for the perfect river to raft on. If you are an adventure junky then you must visit Manali during the monsoon to get the real thrill of river rafting. Otherwise you can also visit the place in October as the rafting goes on from October till February.

Visit Manikaran Gurudwara

You can add a bit of spirituality in your trip to Manali by visiting the Manikaran Gurudwara. It is a famous pilgrimage spot for Hindus and the Sikhs and it is just a day trip away from Manali. The place is also famous for hot springs and the peace and tranquility that the place offers will make you calm from your core. The most pleasant time for visiting this place is from April to October.

Go to the Rohtang Pass

Situated at a height of 3979 meters and just 51 kms away from Manali, Rohtang Pass is covered in snow throughout the year. It is also a hub for adventure and you can ski on the slopes of the pass. The place remains closed in the winter and the best time that you can visit this place is from May to June.

Now that you are sorted about what to do in Manali then plan your trip to get the experience of your life.

Elisa Ghosh

Young at heart, independent by nature, rolling down straight from the hills of Meghalaya. I get my adrenaline rush writing about facts and myths happening around. You’ll find me spending most of my time either dreaming about food or the mountains. Here to make net surfing more enticing for you!
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