Best Things To Do in Manali, India

Whether you're visiting Manali for a few days or are a localite, Manali is sure to have something new for you. Explore our guide that tells you about the best tourist places to visit and things to do in Manali. This guide will give you an idea about the popular attractions, upcoming tourist spots, and off-beat things to do in Manali. This makes it easy to plan weekends or long vacations in Manali. We have compiled this cool stuff to do in Manali keeping in mind the points of interest for families, groups, and romantic couples. Looking at the activities for adventure junkies in Manali listed here will get the blood rushing and adrenaline pumping through your veins.

Check out free places to visit in Manali which you can visit without spending a penny. Handpicked tours, day trips, and excursions in Manali will make your visit comfortable. You will also find the opening and closing time, along with the time required to cover major attractions. This will help you to have a flawless plan without much hassle. We have also included eateries in Manali recommended by locals.

Tourist Attractions in Manali

Take a look at these famous tourist attractions in Manali that are a must-visit!

  1. #1 of 102 Things To Do in Manali
    - Used in 18798 itineraries
    Solang Valley

    Tags: View Point, Adventure Sport, Valley

    Address: Solang Valley road, Burwa, Himachal Pradesh 175131

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    There was a time when Solang valley was known to only the adventure enthusiasts who carried out camping here. However, today this valley attracts a lot of tourists who come here to get enamoured of it...Read more

  2. #2 of 102 Things To Do in Manali
    - Used in 17782 itineraries
    Rohtang Pass

    Tags: View Point, Scenic Drive, Adventure, Valley

    Address: Leh- Manali Highway, Himalayas

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    From May to November, you can access one of the most precarious places on the earth; The Rohtang Pass. This beautiful and yet dangerous place is named so (the literal meaning in Bhoti is “piles ...Read more

  3. #3 of 102 Things To Do in Manali
    - Used in 16199 itineraries
    Hadimba Temple

    Tags: Religious Site, Temple

    Address: Hadimba devi temple, circuit house road, manali- 175131, himachal pradesh, India

    Timings: 05:00 am - 08:00 pm Details

    Manali is a treat for the religious soul. The Hadimba Devi Temple or Hidibi Temple is one of the major religious sites in Manali. Another name for it is Dhungri temple. This very simply built temple i...Read more

  4. #4 of 102 Things To Do in Manali
    - Used in 11136 itineraries
    Pandoh Dam

    Tags: Waterfront

    Address: Pandoh Dam, Himachal Pradesh

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    The Pandoh Dam is situated on the mighty Beas river which runs through Himachal Pradesh. A serene spot, you won’t miss it if you are travelling from Shimla to Manali. Under the Beas Project, the...Read more

  5. #5 of 102 Things To Do in Manali
    - Used in 8661 itineraries
    Manali Sanctuary

    Tags: Wildlife Sanctuary

    Address: Manali, Himachal Pradesh

    Timings: 09:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

    Located two kilometres from Manali, the Manali Wildlife Sanctuary is a paradise spread across 3,180 hectares. The sanctuary forms the catchment of Manalsu Khad. Dense forests made up of Deodar, Chestn...Read more

  6. #6 of 102 Things To Do in Manali
    - Used in 8538 itineraries
    Great Himalayan National Park

    Tags: National Park, View Point, Nature

    Address: Shamshi, Kullu, Himachal Pradesh 175123

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    A must visit for nature lovers, the Great Himalayan National Park is situated around 110 kilometres from Manali, in the Kullu district of Himachal Pradesh. A paradise for trekkers, the Park was consti...Read more

  7. #7 of 102 Things To Do in Manali
    - Used in 8191 itineraries
    Vashisht Spring

    Tags: Outdoors, Water Body, Hot Spring

    Address: Vashisht Spring, Manali (H.P.) 175131

    Timings: 07:00 am - 09:00 pm Details

    Located about 3 kilometers away from Manali, the Vashisth Spring is a definite must visit. The River Beas can be seen in all its glory at this site. It is a well known attraction that is pretty popula...Read more

  8. #8 of 102 Things To Do in Manali
    - Used in 9745 itineraries
    Vashisht Temple

    Tags: Religious Site, Temple

    Address: Vashisht Temple, Vashisht Village, Manali

    Timings: 07:00 am - 09:00 pm Details

    The Vashisht Temple is a tiny but beautiful temple in Himachal Pradesh. A 30 minute walk or 15 minutes rickshaw ride away from Manali, this temple is a great addition to any Manali itinerary. Thi...Read more

  9. #9 of 102 Things To Do in Manali
    - Used in 10936 itineraries
    Beas Kund Or Chandratal Lake

    Tags: Water Body, Adventure, Lake, Picnic Spot

    Address: Chandrataal, Lahaul and Spiti Himachal Pradesh

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    The Chandrataal is a beautiful lake in Himachal Pradesh. Its name literally stands for Moon Lake. Standing behind it is an imposing mountain range. The source of this lake is the groundwater underneat...Read more

  10. #10 of 102 Things To Do in Manali
    - Used in 7445 itineraries
    Manu Temple

    Tags: Religious Site, Temple

    Address: Old Manali, Manali, Himachal Pradesh 175131

    Timings: 05:00 am - 09:00 pm Details

    The Manu Temple, named so after the famous sage Manu is one of the many religious spots in and around Manali. It is said that sage Manu found Manali and decided to meditate there due to its serene nat...Read more

  11. #11 of 102 Things To Do in Manali
    - Used in 5376 itineraries
    Bhrigu Lake Image
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    Tags: Water Body, Lake, Nature

    Address: Bashisht, Himachal Pradesh, 175104

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    The surrounding mountains and trails of Manali make up for excellent trekking and camping opportunities. Located at a distance of just 1 hour from Manali, the Bhrigu lake is visited for its quiet beau...Read more

  12. #12 of 102 Things To Do in Manali
    - Used in 4836 itineraries
    Bijli Mahadev Temple

    Tags: Religious Site, Temple

    Address: Kashawri, Himachal Pradesh 175138

    Timings: 04:00 am - 08:00 pm Details

    The serenity of Manali and its surrounding areas attracts a lot of pilgrim and spiritual believers. For them, there are a lot of temples that adorn this heavenly location. One such temple is Bijli-Mah...Read more

  13. #13 of 102 Things To Do in Manali
    - Used in 1587 itineraries
    Pin Valley National Park

    Tags: National Park

    Address: Spiti Valley, Himachal Pradesh 172117

    Timings: 06:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

    Stretched over an area of 1150 sq km, the Pin Valley National Park is a part of the Great Himalayan National Park Conservation Area. This national Park acts a haven for the lovers of birds, animals an...Read more

  14. #14 of 102 Things To Do in Manali
    - Used in 5969 itineraries
    Beas River

    Tags: Outdoors, Water Body, River, Nature

    Address: Manali, Himachal Pradesh 175131

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    Running through the terrain of Manali and Kullu, the Beas River is a legendary river whose mention is found in Hindu myths as well as historical records. Flowing on India's eastern-most border that wa...Read more

  15. #15 of 102 Things To Do in Manali
    - Used in 8204 itineraries
    Kothi

    Tags: Trail, Village, Hiking Trail, Town

    Address: Kothi, Distt Kullu, Himachal Pradesh Naggar, Himachal Pradesh 175130

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    Kothi used to be a very popular place for camping while trekking towards the Rohtang Pass. It is still famous as a camping spot but now it has become very easily accessible by car. As a result Kothi i...Read more

Activities And Tours

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