North India’s Manali has been one of the proven aces of Himachal tourism. Its calm & quiet valleys coalesced with snow, forests and wildlife, make it a one-of-a-kind destination. It is, therefore, no surprise that Manali is everyone’s cup of tea- it is serene, it is fun-filled, it is au natural, and it is easily accessible.
Manali, like most other hill stations of India, is a round-the-year destination. For the summer-tormented city dwellers, the torrid months of May-June provide the best escape to this charming land. For the snow-mongers, the best time to visit Manali is between October-March.
The town also scores brownie points for its ease of accessibility and friendly location. It can be reached easily by train or bus from almost any nook of the country. The nearest railway station is Joginder Nagar from where one can take a cab or car and reach his resort in the main town. Irrespective of your city of residence- be it Delhi or Kolkata- you can catch an easy train to this hillside corner and serenade in its abundant beauty.
Buses are also run on a regular basis. Volvo buses are preferred by many modern day tourists for the luxuries they provide. Plus, they can be reserved without any hassle. Several bus operators run a fleet of buses connecting Manali to the rest of India.
If you prefer flying, then the Bhutnar airport (around 50 km from Manali) should be your destination. From Bhutnar, you can catch a cab or make arrangements for a private car.
As for your sightseeing, you need not feel worried. Chandratal Lake, Rohtang Pass, Solang Valley and Hadimba Temple are the most popular places to visit in Manali. A myriad number of other attractions would take care of your compulsive need to have fun.
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