|Manali located at an altitude
of 2050 m, is situated along the banks of the Beas, close to
the Rohtang Pass and Solang Valley. It is the main holiday destination
in the entire valley. The raw magnificence of Manali's natural
beauty has to be seen, and experienced, to be believed. Proud,
snowclad mountains, dense forests, emerald valleys, exotic flowers,
gurgling streams meandering through meadows, it is sheer magic.
Hadimba Temple, This temple, with a finely wrought four -
tiered pagoda roof, dating back to 1553, is built around a
natural cave, which enshrines the footprints of the goddess
Arjun Gufa, Five kms from Manali near the village of Prini
is the Arjun Gufa, Arjuna's cave. Arjuna, one of the Pandava
brothers, is believed to have performed his penance here.
Vashisht, Three kms from Manali is the village of Vashisht,
which is renowned for its hot sulphur springs. The village
is also the site of some old temples, dedicated to the great
sage Vashisht, and to Lord Rama. The Himachal Tourism sulphur
baths are just beyond these shrines.
Access by Air:
The nearest airport for Manali is at Bhuntar which is situated
9 km from Kullu.
Access by Rail:
The most nearest rail head for Manali is in Chandigarh (310
km) and Ambala (355 km).
Access by Road:
By road Manali can be reached from Delhi (585 km) and Shimla
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