Day 4: Manali Local Sightseeing ( half day about 4-5 hours)
Meal : Breakfast and Dinner.
Arrival Manali, according to legend was born when the waters of the great Deluge receded and the seventh Manu’s ark came to rest on a hill side in this valley. As the earth dried up there came up a place of breathtaking beauty which was named after the great sage, After reaching Manali get ready to enjoy the local sight seeing places as given below :-
1. Hadimba Devi Temple.
2. Club House.
3. Vashisht Temple.
4. Tibetan Monastery.
5. Van Vihar.
6. Mall Road.
1. Hadimba Temple .
Hadimba Temple is one of the main tourist place for the visitors in Manali.It is about 2-3 Kms from the main market.Temple is made of wooden timbers of four stories, located in between the dark forest of Cedras ( Deo Dar ). The temple is dedicated to Goddess Maa Hadimba Devi.
2. Club House .
Club house is located at distance of 2 kms from the main market or from the city bus stop Manali. Well Connected by the road ,Tourists can reach this place as easily , According to their convenience.Club house is fast gaining popularity amongst visitors.This place offers a large no. Of recreational activities for the tourists, like games shopping, in door and out door games. Club house is managed by Himachal Tourism Development Corporation (HPTDC) and has a nominal entry fees.
3. Vashisht Temple :-
Vashisht is located at a distance of 6 kms from manali. Large number of peoples visit their to take bath or to see the hot spring water in Vashisht. Three temple’s are situated their of Rishi Vashisht, Ram Mandir , Shiv Mandir.Their is two small polls to take bath and one is reserved for only ladies. This hot spring is the major source of water for many tourist spots in around Manali.
4. Tibetan Monastery :-
The Tibetan monastery is one of the major tourist spot in Manali and is famous for weaving different and colorful carpets.Tibetan monastery is one of the oldest and famous place in Manali. The main attraction of the monastery is handicraft of Tibetan artists, carpets of different designs , jewelry are all sold around the surrounding of monastery shops.
5. Van Vihar.
Van Vihar is Nature’s park located near mall road or opposite to Tibetan monastery/Tibetan market has many huge Cedras ( Deodar ) trees giving cool shades to the area.
Van vihar park is a favorite picnic spot for the whole family.Wooden benches are provided throughout the park for sitting ,children can play on the swings & the whole family can enjoy the boating at the pond inside the park. Well laid out paths within the park is ideal for a stroll, especially for the young couples. E- Rickshaw is available for the excursion of Van Vihar.
Evening free for shopping on The Mall Road.
6. Mall Road .
Manali is the one of the best hill station in Himachal pradesh and Mall Road is the main street of Manali, which is worth visiting . There are number of shops which are situated on the both sides of the Mall road. Being a main market, there is always a lot of hustle and bustle on Mall road and it remains full of visitors and shoppers. There are a number of showrooms, Departmental Stores, shops , Restaurants, Bars, cafe’s on mall Road. The Mall road offers handicraft products, like pottery and gift items made from wood , jewelry and lots of other things which tourists can buy from this market.
Manali is very famous for Kullu & Kinnauri shawls which are easily available in the shops on mall road.
After sight seen go to hotel take refreshment after that take your dinner and over night stay in hotel.