Family and Kids in Manali

Looking out for what can you do with kids and family in Manali? Here are the things that you should not miss out on a family vacation with kids, toddlers, or babies. Discover the ultimate places for kids in Manali, be it water parks, theme parks, or playgrounds. Children will have fun, learn new things, get good food and will not get bored in long queues. Keep reading to know about awesome places and activities to enjoy with your kids in Manali.
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Let's explore our list of kid-friendly attractions in Manali for perfect family outings and getaways.

  1. Visit to experience unparalleled fun for kids
    Solang Valley

    Family and Kids

    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 its beauty as well. Summer might seem like the better time to visit this cold region. But the winters are action packed with skiing and other winter sports taking hold of the tourism scene. There is ...Read more
  2. A place for children with all kinds of interests
    Hadimba Temple

    Family and Kids

    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 is well known due to a strange geographical characteristic that the surrounding area has. A bird’s eye view of the temple will reveal that the area surrounding it is in the shape of the impres...Read more
  3. A guaranteed fun space for the kids
    Great Himalayan National Park

    National Park

    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 constituted in the year 1984 and was formally declared a National Park in 1999. It covers an area of 754.4 sq. km. (square kilometres) and is host to around 2,300 households spanning over 160 villages. T...Read more
  4. Amazing Manali attraction for kids
    Vashisht Spring

    Family and Kids

    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 popular among the tourists. The hot springs are completely natural and are a great place to see. The verdant village of Vashisht is a must visit due to these beautiful natural wonders. You can defin...Read more
  5. Can keep your kids busy for days
    Vashisht Temple

    Family and Kids

    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. This ancient temple is named after great sage Vashisht, one of the seven saptarishis in Hindu Mythology. The old construction which is mostly made of wood and brick is very picturesque. The veranda on...Read more
  6. Perfect for kids day out in Manali
    Beas Kund Or Chandratal Lake

    Picnic Spot

    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 underneath as you cannot see any source of water over the ground. This unique feature does set the lake apart but its height at more than 4000 feet makes this quite surprising. The water reserves are so vas...Read more
  7. Fun place to go for kids
    Manu Temple

    Family and Kids

    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 nature and pristine surroundings. Manu is said to be an ancient rishi often described as “the law giver”. The temple located within three kilometers of Manali making it very easily accessi...Read more
  8. A cool place to see with kids
    Bhrigu Lake Image
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    Family and Kids

    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 beauty and exciting trails. This lake is surrounded with lush forests of fir, spruce, moru and the higher altitude Kharsu oak trees around Gulaba, from where trek starts. Spiritually also the lake is q...Read more
  9. A fantastic place for refreshing break for children
    Bijli Mahadev Temple

    Family and Kids

    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-Mahadev temple that is renowned for its ‘Kash’ style architecture that houses a “Shiva-Lingam”. There is an oral legend associated with this place. The ‘Shiva-Lingam' is ...Read more
  10. One of the awesome things children enjoy the most
    Pin Valley National Park

    National Park

    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 and flora and fauna. Established in 1987, this national park is known throughout India for the conserving the endangered species of Snow-Leopard. Other rare animal and bird species that you can see h...Read more
  11. The best option for younger visitors
    Beas River

    Family and Kids

    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 was invaded by Alexander the Great's in 326 BC, it is this river which proved to be a hurdle in the way of Alexander's expansive project. Originating from the Vyasa Kund from where it gets its name, ...Read more
  12. A place where kids enjoy and have fun
    Kothi

    Family and Kids

    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 is now a popular tourist destination. This village is a real treat in summer. The months between March and June as well as September and October are the best time to visit Kothi. You can embark upon...Read more
  13. A place perfect for families with kids
    Van Vihar National Park

    National Park

    Van Vihar National Park is one of the most frequented attractions in Manali that offers a quiet escape from your otherwise thrilling tour. Full of Deodar trees that shade the whole area, this park is an ideal place to take your leisure strolls and to enjoy sunny afternoons. Inside the park, there are concrete as well as wooden benches where you can sit for hours together and marvel at the beaut...Read more
  14. A favorite place to take the kids in the city
    Jogini Waterfalls

    Family and Kids

    A short trek from Vashisht town takes you to these cascading and enchanting waterfalls. For trekkers, a hike to Jogini waterfalls is sort of an acclimatizing one. For others however, the area surrounding the waterfalls turns into a delightful picnic spot. The waterfalls is a must visit for photography buffs. From the serene pathways leading up to the falls to the actual falls themselves to the ...Read more
  15. It's just one of those places to visit and hang out
    Raghunath Temple

    Family and Kids

    Built in the architectural style of mid-17th century by Raja Jagat Singh of Kullu, the Raghunath Temple holds a lot of religious as well as tourist importance. This temple houses the idol of Lord Raghunath that was brought by the king from Tretnath Temple of Ayodhya. This idol holds a legendary importance as it is believed to be the same that was used by Lord Rama himself during the Ashwamegh Y...Read more