Be it with friends, family, or your partner, Manali is one of the best holiday destinations to have fun at. Manali has become so popular among backpackers, honeymooners and hippies that now it has an estimated 800 to 1000 hotels and guesthouses. The peak time to visit Manali is from mid-April to mid-July, mid-September to mid-October. Over Christmas and New Year the place gets overrun with cars and people everywhere. Along with hotels, there are also a number of pretty cafes and restaurants.
If you are planning a trip to Manali in the month of December, and you are clueless about which places to visit, here is a list of places for you to consider. I am telling you, you don’t want to miss these.
- Solang Valley: If you love trekking, you have to go to Solang Valley! It is a popular tourist spot that not only has trekking, but also other interesting and thrilling activities like skiing, paragliding, zorbing, cable car ride, helicopter rides, etc.
- Hampta Pass: Hampta Pass is a small corridor in the Pir Panjal range that connects Kullu valley to Lahaul. If you are looking for trekking trails and camping, this is the best place for you. You can see the green mountains of Kullu as well as the cold desert of Lahaul from here.
- Gulaba Village: There might be a scenario where the Rohtang pass might be closed due to heavy snowfall in the month of December. If that does, do not