Arjun Gufa (Arjun Cave)
Near the rivers of the Beas River and the mythical account of the Hindu epic Mahabharata, the Arjun caves is related to it. According to the legend, here meditated Arjun, one of his Pandava siblings. Arjun Cave provides spectacular views of the hills and the valleys around Manali as one of Manali’s best spots for a picnic in the basket. The Kunt Bhayo See and Kunti Mata Shrine, the two main sights near the cellar, are both available for tourists. Due to its splendid beauty and associated legend, Arjun Gufa has become one of the most popular tourist attractions in the region.
Van Vihar, Manali
You can take a quick walkthrough, Van Vihar Park if you are finding quiet moments in the bohemian surroundings of Manali City. Van Vihar is a public park with lushness and sky-touching Deodar Trees, one of the most popular attractions in Manali. You can also board a boat and ride the man-made lake. The local species of bird watchers, especially in the morning, will enjoy spotting in the park.
Himalayan Nyingmapa Buddhist Temple
Even the most anxious will be calmed by the relaxing silence of the Nyingmapa Buddhist Temple in Manali. In the center of this busy town is this Shangri-La-like sanctuary, while the architecture of this pagoda and the vivid tones add a mystical charm to the surroundings. Do not forget to turn the wheels of the prayer and admire the idol and the wall paintings of Sakyamuni. Nyingmapa is one of Manali’s best monasteries and is a place to connect your spiritual side.
Vashisht Hot Water Springs
Vashisht Village is home to a magnificent temple set in the dramatic topping of the Himalayas and is a place of great spiritual significance. The temple has more than 4000 years of history, and the interior of the shrine is adorned with wooden carvings, ancient figures, and photographs. This destination is much more particular because of the availability of hot springs, which have healing properties. In addition, the place provides modern tourists with an insight into Manali’s ancient past. In the surrounding area you can also enjoy some shopping – the wools are very popular here.
Museum of Himachal Culture and Folk Art
For those who want to take a look at the customs and rich local heritage of the area, a quick stop at the Himachal Museum of Culture and Folk Art is recommended. A selection of masks used in festival dances, traditional garments, and musical instruments is included in some of the exhibits. Established in 1998, it has ancient houses and temples, which are small but culturally rich.
Located at an altitude of 2,500 meters on the famous Spití motorway, Kothi is a lovely mountain hamlet popular for the scenic atmosphere and the magnificent view of glaciers and snow-capped peaks. The landscape is sculpted by the Beas, which passes through this part of the area, at the foothills of the Rohtang Pass. The village is also the ideal place for camping, especially when you intend to walk around the Rohtang Pass. There is also a church of deity Shuwang Chandika in the village.
Beas River, Manali
The Beas River is a natural monument in the area that accompanies you for much of your journey to Manalí. It is considered one of the best places to enjoy excellent views of the river valley while visiting Kothi near its clear blue waters. Vashisht village. The Beas is a center of water sports, including kayaking and rafting, and some of the quickest are called Pridi village.
Great Himalayan National Park, Manali
The Great Himalayan National Park is recognized as a UNESCO UNESCO World Heritage Site and is one of Manali’s best places to visit. It is home to many endangered animals, including over 1,000 plants, 209 species of birds, and 31 species of mammals. There are populations of the Himalayan and brown bears, the enigmatic snow leopard is the apex predator here. Photographers enjoy catching the glacial and wildflowers that scatter over the entire terrain. In the designated areas of the National Park, you can also participate in enjoyable activities like walking and camping. The park must be given permits in advance and there are many easy but decent lodgings in the park.