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Manali and Shimla – a Picturesque Tourist Paradise

By Pradeep Kumar Subscribe to RSS | June 22nd 2012 | Views:
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Manali, the beautiful hill station, is close to Shimla, which is another famous hill station. Any tourist planning a Shimla tour invariably plans a visit to Manali. Complementing the packages offered by tour operators are the luxurious hotels in Manali, which offer a wide variety of Manali tour packages to woo tourists. There are lots of things to do, see and experience in Manali.

On the Manali - Keylong road, one can see the mountain peaks reaching high above the cloud cover at Rohtang pass. This is the highest point on this road at an altitude of 3,979 m. Tourists can visit the Beas Kund, origin of river Beas while passing though this road.

Solong valley which is also popularly known as Snow Point is famous for skiing and is equipped with a 300 m lift. One can also indulge in paragliding sports here. The stunning valley is a must include in the Manali tour package for adventure lovers.

Tourists can indulge in river rafting, zorbing, and snow scootering activities during their stay at Manali. There are many rock climbing points in and around Manali for those interested in some high risk adventure.

Tourists can also see the beautiful Rahala water falls just before the climb to Rohtang pass. Another picturesque water fall is the Rozy falls, again on the way to Rohtang pass. About 35 km away from Manali is the beautiful Zana falls which is worth visiting.

Vashist Hot Water Springs contain sulphur, which is believed to have medicinal properties. People believe that a bath with the spring water cures many ailments and so the place is always bustling with tourists. Every Manali tour package invariably includes a visit to this hot water spring. Hotels in Manali close to the hot water springs pipe in the hot water to their health spas to make available a medicinal hot water bath to their guests.

There are many temples to visit for those with a religious bent of mind. Important among them are Hidimba temple built in dedication to the mythological character Hidimbi from the epic Mahabharata. Maa Sharvari temple houses the deity who is believed to be the manifestation of goddess Durga. Maa Sharvari is the family goddess of Kullu kings.

Shimla is another place which is beautifully picturesque and abounding with natural vistas.

All Shimla tour operators include a visit to Rewalsar Lake, about an hour's drive from Shimla. The lake is considered sacred for both Hindus and Sikhs. Even Buddhists visit the temple of great guru Padmasambhav to worship the deity who is considered as the second Buddha by Tibetan followers.

A Shimla tour can also include a trip to Rajaji National Park which is house to many wildlife species like tigers, leopards, elephants, deer and more than 300 varieties of birds. This park is located at a distance of 245 km from Shimla. Another great place for wildlife enthusiasts is the Pin Valley National Park, which is located at a distance of around 15 km from Shimla. Visitors can see snow leopards and other animals found only in cold climatic conditions. Apart from these two, Himalayan National Park is also worth visiting as it houses Himalayan thar, brown bear, musk deer and blue sheep apart from snow leopard.

With regard to accommodation, hotels in Manali and Shimla offer wide variety of tariff packages to suit budgets of every individual tourist.

Pradeep Kumar - About Author:
While planning a Shimla tour don't forget to include Manali. A Manali tour package comprehensively covers every individual tourist's tastes and preferences; be it adventure, picnic or religious visits. Hotels in Manali are comparable with the best of the tourist places and hence a tourist has no reason to complain.

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