When planning a trip to Manali, a day off to the vista point of Rohtang is the ultimate and almost essential attraction of the itinerary. Located at a distance of just 51 kilometres from the main town, Rohtang Pass can be reached only by road. The pass is located at a massive height of 3978 metres, the way up the hills is a treat to the eyes. As the vehicle climbs higher on the Manali- Keylong road, the beauty of the landscape around will leave you awestruck.
When heading to Manali for a vacation, two absolutely essential destinations in the itinerary are Rohtang and Solang Valley. 14 kilometres to the north west of the main town of Manali, Solang Valley is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Himachal Pradesh. Situated on the way to Rohtang from Manali, every year the valley welcomes tourists in huge numbers. A favorite for adventure enthusiasts, Parachuting to paragliding, horse riding to driving mini open jeeps specially available for tourists of all age groups, Solang has it all.
Located amidst the snow covered hills of Manali, the Hadimba temple is a unique shrine dedicated to Hadimba Devi, who was the wife of Bhima and mother of Ghatothkach. Surrounded by gorgeous cedar forests, this beautiful shrine is built on a rock which is believed to be in the image of the goddess herself. The construction style of the temple is entirely different from that of any of the other temples, with its wooden doorways, walls, and cone-shaped roof. This temple is a fitting dedication to its presiding deity Hadimba.
Once you have reached Manali, drive to the base camp Solang, which is 12 kms away. The way offers some fabulous sights of snow clad mountains epitomizing the natureÕs beauty in the area. ItÕs time to get on your foot from Solang. Walk along the banks of River Beas for 8 kms on a level ground while passing through the thick cover of oak, fir and walnuts which ultimately leads to Dhundhi. While on the way, you will also Highest point of trek -12,100 feet, Nearest Railhead : 310 km,Region : Kullu Region,Starting point of trek : Manali
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Considered as a most popular hub for outdoor and other recreational activities, paragliding in Manali is a memorable experience. Starting with a basic training course, the operators are well organized, competent and trustworthy. The surrounding valley is breath taking and the view you will get during your flying session of 5-45 minutes, depending upon the package you opt for, is simply beautiful.