Picture postcard perfect Manali, with its fertile Valleys, imposing forests and fast flowing rivers set against the backdrop of high snow-clad mountains provides everything that a holiday maker desires. From temples of antiquity, to picturesque sight-seeing spots and adventure activities. Manali is a popular resort for all seasons and for all travellers. Although the town itself is quite small, it acts as a base camp for varied excursions in the vicinity and into the inner
It is a prime holiday destination today just 40 km from Kullu. High mountains covered by snow, tall Devdars, rippling waters of Beas, cool breeze, singing birds, wild flowers, fruit laden orchards, picturesque hamlets all that nature can give is here. It is 50 km. form Bhuntar the airport at Kullu. It is 310 km from
Vaivasvata is the seventh incarnation of Manu of Manusmriti fame. He cared for a tiny fish till it grew so big that it had to be released into the sea. The fish warned the seventh Manu of an impending deluge and requested him to make a sea-worthy boat. And then the floods came, Manu along with Seven sages in that boat was towed to safety by Matsya (fish), the first of the Avatars of Lord Vishnu. Manu's ark came to rest in a valley as the floods subsided and that valley came to be known as Manualaya and later Manali.