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Destination Manali Gains Importance Because of Its Heritage Too

By Adolf Jamie Subscribe to RSS | March 20th 2012 | Views:
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Manali tourism is a very exciting phenomenon and visiting this destination which lies , 40 km closer to Kullu valley on the National Highway leading to Leh, with wonderful landscape and beautiful spots for adventure sports, besides heart fulfilling environment of greenery, jubilantly flowing Beas river and mighty mountain peaks, will be a life time experience.

Manali tours will be interesting because of the heritage factor of Manali which is believed to be named after the originator of Hindu dharma shastra, Manu, the town originally called Manu-Alaya meaning ‘the abode of Manu’, and that Manu stepped off his ark here to recreate human life after the great deluge destroyed the living beings in the world.

Manali tour packages invariably cover the following places of interest at Manali and Kullu Valley:

•Rohtang Pass, which is at 51 km distance, on the Manali-Keylong road, with 4112 metre height, is a spot which gives panoramic view of the mountains around.

•Tibetan Temples and Monasteries, established at Manali are interesting places to visit, where you can look for Tibetan handicrafts spread over in the adjascent handicrafts centers.

•Arjun Guha, which is important on historical and mythological points of view. It is in this place that Arjuna of Mahabharat epic is supposed to have practiced austerities to get Pashupata Asthra, a weapon he obtained from Indra.

•Hadimba Devi temple, built in 1533 AD with beautifully crafted four tiered pagoda roof, it is unique for its equisitely carved doorway.

•Manu temple, dedicated to the Sage Manu and situated in Old Manali.

•Vashisth temple, well known for its hot springs, with shrines for Sage Vashisth and Lord Rama.

•Jagatsukh, one time capital of Kullu valley, where you can visit old temples of Lord Shiva and Sandhya Gayatri.

Manali tourism is coordinated by the Himachal Pradesh Tourism department and they assist tourist operators run variety of Manali tour packages, which include other destinations such as Simla sometimes, giving the traveler hasslefree holiday with good accommodation and food services.

Most of the Manali tour packages are offered with a full package price which would include

•Accommodation on twin sharing basis in standard or deluxe rooms according to the cost of the package

•Daily breakfast and Dinner

•Transportation in mountain roads with Non AC Cars , including all taxes, parking, toll and driver allowance

•All applicable hotel taxes and service taxes.

All Manali tourism packages can be booked online through the Websites of celebrated Travel agencies.

Adolf Jamie - About Author:
Manali Tourism - MakeMyTrip is the one stop destination for Manali Holidays & Manali tourism packages with wide range of Holiday Package deals. Manali is famous spot for tourism as provides various tourist attractions for people for their Manali Holidays.

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