The road from Manali to Rohtang Pass, the valley of Spiti and Leh - Himachal Pradesh, India

Manali is one of India’s most popular destinations. For years, huge numbers of tourists have visited Manali for a respite from the scorching summer heat. Many now consider Manali to be a clichéd, done-to-dust destination and therefore look for other summer holiday spots. (ALSO SEE Best time to visit Manali for honeymoon) However, there are a few reasons why Manali is still one of the finest summer vacation options. Here are 5 of them.

The weather

The Beas River in Manali, India.Himachal Pradesh (Country snowy mountains)

Manali’s is still one of the coolest places to visit during summer. No matter how many times you visit Manali, you cannot ignore the fact that it provides relief from the brutal brunt of summer in India’s plains.

The snow

Beautiful peaks of Himalayas in Manali Valley, India

Who doesn’t like to visit cold places that offer views of snow-clad peaks during summer? Manali is surrounded by snow – be it the nearby Rohtang pass or the splendid views of snow-kissed peaks.

Paragliding at Solang Valley

Hot balloon air over Manali, India

Solang Valley in Manali is one of the best places in India for paragliding, especially for beginners. It is an experience of a lifetime and is quite affordable.

Cable car ride and views

Green Landscape of Manali

Green Landscape of Manali

 

Solang valley is also where you can take the cable car ride to the top and enjoy stunning views of breathtaking cliffs. It is a great place to witness everything that’s alluring about Himachal Pradesh. The clear skies and mesmerizing valley views in Manali during summer are quite unparalleled.

The rates

Tourists Chilling - Udaipur-of-himachal - HimachalPradesh

Manali is popular not just because of its weather and views but also because of its affordability. Over the years, it has emerged as a backpacking destination with a number of travelers form all across the globe spending months here. If you are looking for a budget summer trip, Manali remains one of your best bets.

So, remember that clichés become clichés for a reason. Visit Manali this summer for a cool holiday.