Recognized as the queen of the valleys, the beautiful mountain resort of Manali in the lower Himalayas is associated with legendary ancient Indian sage Manu. It is believed that, Manali is the place where Manu found relief from a great flood. Manali, which literally means the mansion of Manu, has had a remarkable importance in the ethnic culture and tradition of India.
With its buildings, mountains delineated by blizzards and deep rock ravines, Manali presents a distinguished holiday spot for all. The wooded areas with soft fresh winds, vast expanses of meadows, small picturesque settlements and magnificent orchards, give a majestic look to the serene atmosphere of Manali.
Besides the splendor of its natural vista, many other interesting activities are popular in Manali. A fashionable holiday resort, Manali offers exceptional opportunities in mountaineering and skiing. Exploring undulating adjacent valleys is an inspiring experience.