Manali is a high-altitude Himalayan resort town in India’s northern Himachal Pradesh state. It has a reputation as a backpacking center and honeymoon destination. Set on the Beas River, it’s a gateway for skiing in the Solang Valley and trekking in Parvati Valley. It's also a jumping-off point for paragliding, rafting and mountaineering in the Pir Panjal mountains, home to 4,000m-high Rohtang Pass.
A gift of the Himalayas to the world, Manali is a beautiful town with beautiful Beas river valley. It is known for its cool climate, snow capped mountains and many more nature marvels.The palce is a classic bledn of peace and tranquility which makes it haven for nature lovers and adbventure entusiats . The glacil water of River Beas after rushing down the slopes of rohtang pass allows adventure sports activities of rowing, water rafting etc.On a mandering uphill, 51 km from Manali, Rohtang Pass is an ace tiuriest attraction that elevates your travel experaince. To preservce the pristine beauty of the Pass, the small streams, alpine pastures and mesmerizing water falls, overcrowding of the destination is restricted.
Manali is named after the Sanatan Hindu lawgiver Manu. The name Manali is regarded as the derivative of 'Manu-Alaya' which literally means 'the abode of Manu'. Legend has it that sage Manu stepped off his ark in Manali to recreate human life after a great flood had deluged the world. Manali lies in the North of Kullu Valley. The valley is often referred to as the 'Valley of the Gods'. Old Manali village has an ancient temple dedicated to sage Manu.