Manali is one of the most popular tourist places. It is one of the oldest towns of Kullu valley and is simply magical. The place is surrounded by the aura of romance. You can make your trip even more memorable by taking it on a bike.
The best time to visit:
The best time to visit Manali is from April- September when it’s too hot in the lowlands of Northern India.
How to reach Manali on a Bike:
Traveling to Manali is an altogether different experience. Manali is about 570 KM from Delhi (approximately). It will take around 12-14 Hours to reach Manali from Delhi. The route followed for Manali from Delhi by road is – Delhi – Ambala (188 KM) – Chandigarh – Roopnagar (282 KM) – Kiratpur – Bilaspur (371 KM) – Sunder Nagar – Mandi (440 KM) – Pandoh – Aut (481 KM) – Kullu – Manali (570 KM)
You can easily get a bullet on rent in Delhi or Chandigarh and start this amazing trip.
Some of the must visit local sightseeing places are:
Manali Mall Road
It is the best place to enjoy food and shopping. There are a few Hotels as well on the road.
Hadimba Temple is near the Circuit House approximately 15-20 minutes walk. The Hadimba Goddess is the center of worship for people living in Manali.
As you cross through the streets of lovely Old Manali you will reach this temple. Chingu Chingu is what you will hear all over as you start entering the road.
The local monastery is situated just few 200 odd Meters from the bus stand at Mall road. You can surely buy some souvenir from the shops in front of the local Manali monastery.
At a height of 13,051 feet or 3978 Meters, this Pir Panjal Range pass is a must visit for every tourist who goes to Manali. You can find snow throughout the year at this place. Its shut on Tuesdays.
If you love adventure sports you may find this place very exciting. Along with this, it also offers snow-capped views of glaciers and even snow in winters.
Some of the places where you can stay in Manali are:
- Sun Park Resort
- Hotel Crystal
Some of the amazing restaurants at Manali are:
- La Plage – French Restaurant
- German Bakery
- Café Bella Vista
- Fat Fish
Bike rental in Delhi has made taking these trips easy. You can easily get a bullet on rent in Delhi. Riding the bike along the swift turns of the routes is an amazing experience and it will make your trip even more memorable.