Places to See in Manali
Manikaran is located in the Parvati Valley between the rivers Beas and Parvati, northeast of Bhuntar in the Kullu District of Himachal Pradesh. It is at an altitude of 1760 m and is located about 45 km from Kullu.
This small town attracts tourists visiting Manali and Kullu to its hot springs and pilgrim centres. An experimental geothermal energy plant has also been set up here.
Manikaran is a pilgrimage centre for Hindus and Sikhs. The Hindus believe that Manu recreated human life in Manikaran after the flood, making it a sacred area. It has many temples and a gurudwara. There are temples of the Hindu deities Rama, Krishna, and Vishnu. The area is well known for its hot springs and its beautiful landscape.
The Manu Maharishi Temple is located in the Old Manali region and is considered very sacred by the people of the town.
The temple also attracts tourists from different parts of the world due to the fact that it is the only existing temple in the country dedicated to the worship of the Rishi Manu. According to Hindu mythology, Manu sage is considered to be the originator of the human race. It is believed that this place is closely related to the seventh incarnation of the great sage. Mythology says that he saved the Vedas and the seven sages from this inundation. It is assumed that subsequent to the great flood, Manu landed at Manali and then lived here.
There are many adventure sports that Manali has to offer it’s adventure lovers who crave for a lifetime thrilling experience. We can arrange an adventure sport of your choice at your request.
Bike Rentals for local sight-seeing and Leh, Laddakh
Riding a bike through dense forests, water falls amidst green landscapes feeling fresh cool breeze on your face is an experience in itself that can be felt only by those who love bike riding. We can arrange for bike rentals for local sight seeing or if you are planning to take a trip to Leh Laddakh. Our bikes are less ridden, in immaculate condition, reliable and in great condition. Please inquire at front desk for more information and bookings.