Himachal Tours: Kullu & Manali Sojourn

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Watching the dawn break at Dalhousie, picnicking with family at Shimla, hiking at Kufri’s craggy hills, romantic rendezvous at Manali and playing around in snow in Kullu are most alluring facades of Himachal tours. The state adorning northern region of India, Himachal Pradesh is home to a bountiful of variations for vacationing.  Its scintillating hill stations are blessed with lush green landscapes, mighty hills, spectacular waterfalls and gorgeous sunsets.  Tours to Himachal dons several facades and the gorgeous destinations hold up the pride of this beauteous hilly retreat.  

Two of the renowned picnic destinations, Kullu and Manali are particularly popular amidst travelers who opt for Himachal tour packages for their holidays.
Kullu:  Situated in the lap of great Himalayas, Kullu valley is proud owner of celestial beauty which makes it one of the most coveted destinations of all Himachal tours.  The town is a broad open valley situated on the banks of River Beas and thus is blessed with lush foliage.  Its woods are redolent with majestic hills covered with Pine and Deodar forests. As you enter the valley, it unfolds one of the most scenic vistas rich with verdant foliage, windy lanes, pungent aroma of apple orchards and a soothing essence.  The valley is sandwiched between Pir Panjal, Lower and Great Himalayan ranges therefore Kullu is also one of the extreme zone for adventure travels also. The region is a popular skiing destination also which can only be enjoyed during winters. Sightseeing attractions of Kullu includes Raghunath Temple, Shringi Rishi Temple, Maha Devi Tirth Temple and more.

Manali:  Manali with its mountain views, adventure sports and quaint nature walks always lures travelers from the city mainly.  To escape sultry summers and to take a break from hectic work schedules populace from cities visit Manali in big numbers.  This great influx of travelers loves to visit Manali to relax in concrete hotels and rejuvenate in lush jungles.  Then there are trespassers making their way to Manali whilst traveling up to Ladakh, Lahual, Spiti, Leh, Keylong and Kaza in extreme north of the country.  The city provides them ideal place to take a halt and to enjoy splendid natural views.  Main highlight of the region is a drive to Rohtang Pass; situated at an altitude of 3979 m above sea level, Rohtang Pass is a widely known adventure tourist site which remains covered in snow most part of the year.  Other tourist attractions in the vicinity are Hidimba Temple, Maa Sharvari Temple, Vashist Hot Spring Valley, Solang Valley, Rahala Waterfalls, Monasteries and more.    

Kullu and Manali are two of the gems of all Himachal tours which not only mesmerize one with its wealth of natural riches, but also enthralls the visitors with great probabilities for adventure sports.  Adventure sports one can indulge in while in the vicinity are skiing, rafting, para-gliding, trekking, mountaineering, angeling and much more.  In a nutshell, no matter what age, culture, size or kind of traveler you are all you need to have is a zeal for traveling and Himachal will never fall short in impressing, enchanting and inspiring you.

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This article was published on 2012/05/13