The city of Manali is situated on the Delhi-Leh National Highway in the beautiful and picturesque hills surrounding the Beas River. The nearest airport to reach here is at Bhuntar where the Parbati river flows from the Manikaran side and the Beas river flows calmly from Manali.
The mind cannot live without being thrilled to see this place. The river-rafting journey also ends at this confluence point, where large boats come to a halt and are then loaded onto vehicles and taken to the starting point of river-rafting. This trend continues throughout the season, and river-rafting enthusiasts enjoy it to the fullest. Before you decide to travel to any tourist destination in Himachal Pradesh, kindly prepare yourself by reading the latest news on the particular areas. You can read various Indian news, Punjabi News, etc to update yourself about the current situation.
Joginder Nagar can be reached by train at a distance of 135 km from Manali, from where taxis and buses are common. Leaving Anandpur Sahib Road at Kiratpur Sahib, turn right at Sundernagar, Mandi, and go straight to Kullu-Manali Highway, where the Beas River flows along the road on one side.
Visitors can return here by this route according to their time and hobby or on the way back they can take the right-hand train from Mandi via Palampur via Kangra, Dharamsala to McLeod Ganj and return via Una. On the way to Manali, one can stop at scenic spots like River-Rafting Point, Picnic Spot, Manali’s Mall Road and enjoy the scenery and never forget to capture them on camera.
Looking at the cedar trees that touch the sky by the roadside, it seems as if they are welcoming the tourists with open arms. At the picnic spot, on the other side of the river, you can see huge lush green apple orchards. Apple, potato, and pear orchards at Manali, about 315 km from Chandigarh, are a major source of income for the residents. Apart from this, tourism is the source of self-reliance of the whole of Himachal. The valleys of Manali have become the first choice of tourists after the rise of militancy in the Kashmir Valley.
During the summer holidays, there are huge traffic jams on the roads and hotel room bookings are full. So in the off-season, walking here can be more enjoyable and the tour is cheaper. There are hotels in very beautiful locations for every budget, from where the view from the outside speaks of another world. From the hotel rooms built along the river, there is a fascinating view of the river and the mountains.
Apart from this, cottages, huts, and camp (tent house) facilities are also available to accommodate them according to their budget. The lake in the city of Sundernagar on the way relieves all the fatigue in a matter of moments. Gurdwara Manikaran Sahib is adorned on the right-hand side of Bhuntar about 35 km drive road. Visitors must also visit Gurdwara Sahib. This minor road runs along the Parbati River. The noise of the river Parbati gives the illusion of music playing in a disco.
At night, from the height of Manali’s Mall Road, the whole city seems to be decorated like a well-dressed bride. It is as if the stars in the sky and the lights in the mountain houses have merged into one place. The locals are always ready to welcome the visitors.
There are many temples and monasteries. Visitors from far and wide find immense peace of mind here. In the morning, the cool breeze blows along the river, playing music in the fizzes, which stay in the memory for a long time. The strong cold wind that blows in the morning makes the body tremble. Some call her Dev Bhoomi, some Malika-e-Husan, and some Rani of the mountains. The Beas River, which runs along the highway towards the snake, looks as if the hairs of a beautiful girl are twirling.
The shops on Mall Road in Manali can also be seen at night. There are many options for tackling enthusiasts. During the summer season, there is an influx of Indian and foreign tourists. It is still the favorite place of the British. The name of Manali is of special importance to those who love to travel, hence Manali is also called the Queen of the Hills. Beyond Kullu, Manali, Rohtang Pass, and Solang Valley are also places of interest, which are world-famous for adventures like paragliding.