Manali is located in the state of Himachal Pradesh and is cradled in the midst of high peaks surrounded by green valleys. Owning to its beautiful locale, the town has gained popularity with backpackers who explore the many villages surrounding the town. For adventure junkies, the town offers several options including skiing, rafting, trekking, mountain biking, and more. The villages of Vashista and Old Manali have a laid back vibe coupled with a vast array of services, making it the ideal option for honeymooners and families alike.
The season between June and October is a time of increased footfalls as Manali is a key transit point for tourists heading to Ladakh and Spiti.
The old world charm and strategic location are what make Manali one of the most popular hill stations in India.