Outdoor Activities in Manali

Outdoor activities in Manali are a mix of adventure sports and some laid-back vibes amidst scenic beauty. Manali comes with an ideal terrain and atmosphere to spend active holidays and make plenty of unforgettable memories. So, explore the wilderness of Manali and spend some time in the lap of nature with these exciting outdoor activities Manali has to offer. From the most adventurous experiences to the most popular ones, the following list combines it all to make sure you do not miss these unique experiences while planning a trip to Manali.

From sunrise to sunset, let's discover the best spots for outdoor activities in Manali:

  1. #1 of 49 Outdoors Activities in Manali
    - Used in 18797 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 49 Outdoors Activities in Manali
    - Used in 17781 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 49 Outdoors Activities in Manali
    - Used in 11135 itineraries
    Pandoh Dam

    Tags: Waterfront, Waterfall

    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

  4. #4 of 49 Outdoors Activities in Manali
    - Used in 8660 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

  5. #5 of 49 Outdoors Activities 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

  6. #6 of 49 Outdoors Activities in Manali
    - Used in 8190 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

  7. #7 of 49 Outdoors Activities 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

  8. #8 of 49 Outdoors Activities in Manali
    - Used in 10935 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

  9. #9 of 49 Outdoors Activities 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

  10. #10 of 49 Outdoors Activities 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

  11. #11 of 49 Outdoors Activities 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

  12. #12 of 49 Outdoors Activities 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

  13. #13 of 49 Outdoors Activities 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

  14. #14 of 49 Outdoors Activities in Manali
    - Used in 2913 itineraries
    Van Vihar National Park

    Tags: Outdoors, National Park, View Point, Nature

    Address: NH21, Dhungri Village, Manali, Himachal Pradesh 175131

    Timings: 08:00 am - 07:00 pm Details

    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 ...Read more

  15. #15 of 49 Outdoors Activities in Manali
    - Used in 7568 itineraries
    Jogini Waterfalls

    Tags: Water Body, Waterfront, Waterfall

    Address: Vashisht, Himachal Pradesh.

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    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 surround...Read more