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Manali is a major tourist destination in Himachal, North India for Indian & western Holidaymakers. Manali is famous as "Honeymoon Destination among Indian tourists &  Western tourists visit Manali for trekking and leisure trips in Himalayas as it has become a hub for multi adventure activities and specialised trekking with gateways to Spiti & Leh Region.



Manali is a magnet, attracting many tourists from all over the    world. Over the years, Manali has come up as a major tourist destination for Indian holiday makers. It has been popularized as a “honeymoon destination” for newly weds. The Manali Himalayas lure foreigners who get attracted by culturally distinctive hill people & scenic treks this part of Himalaya offers.


Manali has mythological importance  as it is the home of sage Manu. Manu is the mythological deity who is supposed to have survived when the world was drowned in flood. He then came to Manali and recreated human life. Thus, the area of Manali is sacred and Hindus treat the temples over here as pilgrimage.


Manali is not just a tourist destination for fun, its a place for people to have a glimpse into nature and search beyond the mighty Himalayas for something spiritual and extraordinary. The rare flora and fauna of this region along with its mysticism has remarkably created interests for many people worldwide. 

By the beginning of 21st century, Manali has undergone through a series of cultural and environmental changes. The distinctive lifestyle and village community has been constantly under the influence of tourism sponsored lifestyle. With the incorporation of commercialization the visiting tourists must realize the unique ethnic lifestyle of native population. While coming to Manali Himalayas, every one should have a responsibility of preserving fragile ecology with regard to respect for native ethnicity.

Distance From Manali

Manali - Rohtang Pass 051 km
Manali - Keylong 115 km
Manali - Leh 475 km
Manali - Udaipur 150 km
Manali - Trilokinath 150 km
Manali - Kaza 200 km
Manali - Manikaran 085 km
Manali - Palampur 200 km

Manali - Dharamshala 235 km
Manali - Dalhousie 385 km
Manali - Chamba 402 km
Manali - Pathankot 325 km
Manali - Chandigarh 320 km
Manali - Kasauli 275 km
Manali - Shimla 260 km
Manali - Mandi 110 km


Nearest Airport: airport, just 50 kms from Manali and 10 Kms beyond Kullu.

Railway: Chandigarh is the most convenient railway station for people coming from New Delhi and Mumbai.

By Road: Accessible throughout the year from all important towns.

General Info:

STD Code: 01902

1,928 m

Temperature: Cold Winters, Cool Summers.

Tourist Seasons: Tourists Continue Throughout Except Extreme Monsoons, Late January Till Beginning Of March.


Clothing: Woollens & Seasonal Trends.

Food: Indian, Tibetan, Israeli, Punjabi, South Indian & Continental.

Language: Hindi, Pahari, Lahauli, Tibetan & English.

Cellular Services:



Important Numbers


1. Civil Hospital, Manali, Tel: 253385
2. Lady Willington's Mission Hospital Manali Tel: 253714


1. Superintendent of Police, Office Dhalpur, Kullu Tel: 224700
2. Police Station, Manali Tel: 252326

Telephone Exchange

Telephone Exchange Manali Tel: 252000


STD CODE- 01902







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