Best Place to Visit in Manali


Manali is designated as one of the most breathtaking hill station in India for its diversified range of tourist places to visit and activities to indulge in. Manali welcomes tourists in search of relaxation and those hoping for some adventure activities. Below are some of the best places in Manali:

Arjun Gufa

Arjun Guja is also popularly called as Arjun Cave, this tourist spot is located near Manali and it has great historical significance. This site has spiritual and historical significance. Tourists will have the chance to know about the mythological significance of this area. When you visit Arjun Guja you will be immersed into the mystery and beauty of this place. Arjun Guja is belived to be the place where Arjun (one of the Pandava Prince) meditated in this cave to gain the Pashupata Astra. Arjun meditated in this cave to Lord Shiva to gain the Pashupata Astra for many years. Lord Shiva was finally with his devotion and dedication, showed up in this cave

Beas River

The Beas River is one of the main sources of river in the state of Himachal Pradesh. The route through which the Beas River flows attracts tourist with its captivating beauty. The place is famous for its natural beauty, stunning landscape, clear waters and more. It offers a breathtaking view of the majestic mountains. It’s one of the best tourists attractions is Manali. Nature lovers and photographers will simply love this place. The Beas River offers many adventurous activities like river rafting, fishing, and picnic near the banks of the river. It is the best place for families, friends, solo travelers, couples, etc.

Café 1947

From the New Manali town, there is a place popular for being different. This place is located in Old Manali, it is in fact a backpacker’s paradise, attracting tourist from around the world. Here many cafes are located offering Himachali cuisines to other exotic dishes. One such exotic café located in this location is Café 1947. Located in the beautiful secluded lanes of Old Manali, Café 1947 is the oldest café located in this area and is popular for providing delicious cuisines like Indian, continental and Israeli. The hit ones are the UFO, slayer pizza, metallic pizza, vegeta, etc. Situated beside the charming Manalsu River, Café 1947 is Manali’s first music café  

Jogini Falls

Jogini Falls is located in Manali. It is situated in the midst of the majestic mountains, dramatic hills, green valleys, meadows and lush green thick forests. The beauty of this place attracts to the attention of the visitors. When in Manali, tourists make sure to visit this place, as it offers breathtaking beauty.

Tourists can enjoy a trek to Jogini Falls; the route offers scenic views of the majestic mountains, rocky hills, thick forest and the undulating landscape. The trek route is for moderate trekkers; however beginners who have good stamina can give a try to trek to this route.

Siyali Mahadev Temple

The Siyali Mahadev Temple is located in the midst of the stunning mountains of Manali near Kullu Valley. This temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva. Visiting this temple will take you closer to nature and let you connect spiritually.

The temple is devoted to Lord Shiva, many Hindu devotees visit this temple to offer their prayers and seek blessings from God. Tourists visiting Manali should definitely visit this place to connect spiritually.

The atmosphere of the temple is serene and peaceful.

The Manali Sanctuary

Manali Sanctuary is located only two kilometres away from Manali. The Manali Sanctuary is spread over an area of 3,000 hectares. The landscape of this area comprises of majestic hills, green valley, charming meadows, thick forest covered with pine and deodar, varied species of flora, exotic wild animals and more.

On your trip to Manali Sanctuary you will be captivated by the aura of this place. As you explore this place, you will feel like you are in another world among the wild. The other popular trees of the area comprises of chestnut, walnut, fir and robinia,

The Museum of Himachal Culture and Folk Art

Museum of Himachal Culture and Folk Art is located in the beautiful hill station of Manali. This museum comprises of fascinating collection of ancient and traditional items of the region. Tourists will love this place to know more about the past and its history. 

The Museum of Himachal Culture and Folk Art is in fact the perfect storehouse of the ancient items, it comprises of handcraft items, traditional items, musical instruments, costumes, etc. It provides visitors the chance to take a look at the unique collection of the historical items of Himachal Pradesh.

Gadhan Thekchhokling Gompa Monastery

Gadhan Thekchhokling Gompa Monastery, in short is also known as Gadhan Monastery. It is a popular Buddhist monastery for the Tibetans located in Manali.

The Gadhan Monastery offers peaceful and spiritual experience for the visitors who are in serach for some peace and serene environment and who want to know more about the Buddhism culture.

The Gadhan Monastery lets you get immerse in its great architectural designs, culture, art and traditions. The temple complex has beautiful paintings, prayer wheels and prayer flags.

Gauri Shankar Temple

The Gauri Shankar Temple is situated in Naggar in Manali. It is an important Hindu temple devoted to Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvati. Surrounded by the beautiful Himalayan ranges, this temple welcomes all devotees and tourists alike to get engrossed in the spiritual surroundings of the region.

The Gauri Shankar Temple is believed to have immense spiritual power, dedicated to Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvati. It is one of the sacred temples in the region with divine spiritual power, attracting many devotees, seeking blessings.

Himalayan Nyingmapa Buddhist Temple

The Himalayan Nyingmapa Buddhist Temple is popularly known as the Gadhan Thekchhokling Gompa. It is an important a Buddhist monastery located in the Manali town, Himachal Pradesh.

Why Visit Himalayan Nyingmapa Buddhist Temple?

The Himalayan Nyingmapa Buddhist Temple has great cultural importance; this temple is for the Tibetan people following Buddhist culture. Here, tourists can get a chance to immerse in the beauty of the place.

The architectural design of the Himalayan Nyingmapa Buddhist Temple


Jagatsukh is a beautiful place located in the outskirts of Manali. It is a quaint village in Manali, famous for its natural beauty, history, past and spirituality. Tourists will love visiting this place to know more about the local culture of Himachal Pradesh, and a chance to visit the stunning breathtaking places and getting closer to the place.

Jagatsukh was great historical significance. Tourists might not be aware but it was once the capital of Kullu Kingdom. This place is one of the most important places that comprises old villages, ancient temples, including the famous Jagatsukh

The Manu Temple

Manu temple is located in Old Manali, you can easily reach this place by taking the road that passes through the Manali Community Center. This temple is dedicated to Sage Manu, and it is the only temple in the entire world to be dedicated to Sage Manu. 

It is a sacred place for the devotees of Sage Manu. Located in between the great landscape, the majestic hills, the charming meadows, the green valleys and the forest that comprises of pine and deodar, it provides gorgeous views. This temple also provides stunning views of the River Beas.

Nehru Kund

Nehru Kund is a breathtaking place to visit in Manali, as it is a natural spring. The spring is named after the first Prime Minister of India, Jawaharlal Nehru. This place is surrounded by charming beauty and comprises of crystal clear water. It offers a serene experience to the tourists visiting this spot.

The Nehru Kund is located only 5 km away from Manali bus stand. It is situated on the Manali – Rohtang Pass Highway route. This spring is one of the most popular spots to visit in Manali. 

Here is a list of the reasons why you should definitely visit this place.

Old Manali

If you want to see the old charm of Manali town, just walk to the other side of New Manali town, cross over the bridge of the Manalsu River, you will simply step in Old Manali. This exotic place will make you walk into the old world, letting you experience its true original beauty of the past.

With passing time and with the modernization of the area, Old Manali has somewhat been able to beat all and has been able to retain its old charm. You can see the hippie vibe, traditions, relics, old shops, old buildings, etc, with a whole new experience. 

This idyllic setting will make you feel that you have travelled into the past, and have reached the 1960’s.

Rahalla Falls

Rahalla Falls is a beautiful tourist’s attraction site in Manali. There are many reasosn why you should definitely visit this place.

Rahalla Falls is famous for its captivating scenic beauty, with stunning gushing waterfalls. The falls is surrounded by beautiful hills, majestic mountains in the distant, the green valleys, the charming meadows, the thick forests and more. It is the perfect spot for nature lovers and photographers. Rahalla Falls offers a cool and refreshing experience, especially during the summer season; it provides a retreat from the hot summer days.

The Naggar Castle Manali

Naggar Castle Manali is located in the beautiful Kullu Valley in Himachal Pradesh, the views from this castle is simply mesmerizing. Naggar castle is popularly known as Himalayan Castle, it is in fact a heritage hotel also that offers an unforgettable stay experience.

The Naggar Castle was built by Raja Sidh Singh in 1460. This castle is an architectural wonder in the stunning hills of the region, surrounded by enthralling beauty. Whether you are a nature lover, history lover or adventure lover, you are simply going to love this place. Naggar Castle welcomes all visitors alike and has something to offer. It is in fact

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