Manali is a popular holiday destination in India. It is located at 2050m above sea level in the Beas River Valley. Manali offers adventure and peace.

Manali is the perfect place for adventure seekers. It offers many sports such as rafting and skiing, paragliding, camping and riding, among others. It becomes a paradise for ski lovers from December to March when snowfall begins in Solang Valley. Paragliding, camping, and rafting are great summer activities in Manali that you can look for in your Manali Packages.

Adventurous Activities to do In Manali:

Activities and Best time to go

  • Skiing in Winter: December through March
  • Camping All Year: Avoid Monsoon Season
  • Trekking: April to November
  • River Rafting: June/ July
  • Paragliding: May-October
  • Zorbing March: November
  • Cable Car Ropeway: Throughout the year
  • Ziplining: May through October (during summer)
  • Rock climbing: summertime (April-October)
  • From January through March, snowboarding


When the snow falls, skiing takes place in Manali. The snow covers the entire Manali area. You should go to Manali if you are not afraid to try exciting activities. Skiing at its finest form is possible by heading up to high altitude locations like Solang Valley and Gulaba or Rohtang Pass.

Best Places for Skiing in Manali:

Solang Valley: Because of the many tour operators that provide all the equipment and the certified instructors, Solang valley is the best spot to ski in Manali. Solang valley is a great place to start skiing if you are a beginner.

Rohtang Pass: Rohtang PassAnother place to ski in Manali is the one with beautiful glacier covers. This is a great spot for adventure seekers.

Gulaba: t is located near Rohtang Pass (25 km). Another place to try your hand at skiing is this one.

Expected Cost: INR 500 and Above

Difficulty Level: Moderate to difficult


Manali is a paradise for adventure seekers, and camping is a great way to spend your time here. Tourists come from all over the world to camp here. You can choose from a variety of camping options for an unforgettable outdoor adventure: night camping, Riverside camping, trekking camps, adventure camps, and even adventure camping.

Best Place for camping in Manali:

Solang Valley: Manali’s Solang Valley is known for its adventure and excitement. The valley offers stunning views of glaciers and snowcapped mountains. This valley is open all year round. You can find tents and all the accessories you need for camping at affordable prices.

Beas River for riverside camping: Beas River, a popular spot for camping in Manali, is also a good choice for riverside camping. This is the perfect spot for peaceful camping in the wilderness with stunning views of the Himalayas.

Kothi Village, Bhanu Bridge, Bhuntar, Tirthan Valley and Hidimba Devi Temple are some of the best places for camping in Manali.

Average Cost of Camping in Manali: Cost depends on many factors such as season, length, camp type, inclusion, and exclusion. The average cost of a day can be estimated at between 1000 and 2000 dollars. This includes accommodation, meals, and any other adventure activities such as rappelling, rock climbing, trekking, or rappelling.

You can also set up your camp if you are able to set it up. You will need your own tents and toiletries as well as food, medicine, and other necessities.


Trekking is a type of walking that has a purpose. It allows you to explore a certain area and enjoy the beauty of the natural world. Anyone can do it if they are physically fit and have no health issues.

Manali is a great place to trek in India. It boasts the Himalayas, snowcapped mountains, lush greenery and natural peaks. Manali offers a variety of trekking routes that will give you an unforgettable experience. You can take in the breathtaking views of the Himalayas, as well as the beautiful sunrise and sunset.

Best Place for Trekking in Manali:

Beas Kund Trek: Vyas Kund Trek is also known as Vyas Kund Trek. It is a perfect 3-day trek that covers 47 km and rises to 12,140 feet. You will reach the famous Beas River. Beas Kund Trek’s base is in Solang Valley. This trek is best done between May and October.

This trek is not only famous for its scenic beauty and adventure but also its rich history. Legends have it that this trek is also famous for its history. Saga, Ved Vyas The epic was written by the poet who meditated on the riverbank. 

Difficulty Level: Easy to Moderate

Duration: Minimum 3 days, Maximum six days

Expected Cost: Maximum 10,000 per Adult

Bhrigu Lake Trek: It is situated at 14000 feet above sea level, making it one of India’s most popular treks. The perfect combination of lush greenery with white snow-capped mountain peaks is what you will find here. Bhrigu lake trek covers 25 km and takes you through beautiful Alpine regions, snowcapped mountain peaks, picturesque villages, peak Hanuman Tibba, and Seven Sisters.

Two things are famous about Bhrigu lake: one is the remaining lake frozen for most of the year. The mythology surrounding this lake. According to legends, Saga Bhrigu meditated. This is the location of the lake’s bank. It is also believed that this lake attracts many Devtas and saints.

Duration:4 Days

Difficulty Level: Simple

Approx trekking distance:25 KM

Starting Point: Gulaba Village is 22 km from Manali

Best time to Trek: From June to September

Expected Cost:Adults: 5000 to 7000 INR

Hampta Pass Trek, Pin Parvati Trek, Chanderkhani Trek, Bara Bhangal Trek are some other popular trek in Manali.

River Rafting:

Another popular activity in Manali is rafting. The ideal spot for rafting in North India is at 20 km Strech of Beas River, Manali. The water of the Beas river is ideal for rafting in all forms. Beas river water is suitable for rapids of 2-3 grade.

Best Places for Rafting in Manali:

Manaki-Jhiri section, near Bajaura in district Kullu, is one of the best spots to raft in Manali. Another section is available for rafting, Pridi-Bhutnar. Both novice and experienced rafters can enjoy the water of the Beas river. You will find many private tour operators that offer river rafting services.

Expected Cost: It could be anywhere from 500 to 2000.


Snow-capped mountains, scenic views, lush greenery, a forest of deodar trees, stunning waterfalls and the Beas river make Manali a perfect place for Paragliding in Himachal.

Best Place for Paragliding in Manali:

Solang Valley, Fatru, Bijli Mahadev, Kangra Valley and Marhi are some of the best places in Manali for Paragliding.

Expected Cost: 600 to 1500 per Person


Wrap yourself in a giant ball, and you will be able to see the entire world upside-down. Manali also offers Zorbing.

Best Place for Zorbing: Solang Valley

Difficulty Level: Moderate to easy

Expected Cost:500 per Person

Cable Car Ropeway:

From 2000 Meters up, you can see the incredible beauty of Manali. Cable Car Ropeway offers the best way for you to see the beauty of the Beas river and the lush greenery of Deodar trees, snowcapped mountains, and the beauty that is Manali.

Best place for cable car ropeway in Manali: Solang Valley and Beas River

Expected Cost:500 to 1000 INR per head


This is one of the most exciting things you can do in Manali. The rope is tied around your waist and hooked to a hook on the other end. This rope will be hooked horizontally between two hills at the same height. If you have any difficulties, there are professionals who can help. Ziplining allows you to experience the beauty and thrill of the natural world.

Best Spot to do Ziplining in Manali: Solang Valley and Haripur

Expected Cost:150 to 500 per Person

Difficulty Level: Moderate

Rock climbing:

Manali is the ideal place to rock climb in Himachal due to its stone element that offers shades, chunks, and dividers. This activity will test your physical strength. Although it may seem difficult at first, once you get into it, it becomes much more enjoyable and easier. Many private tour operators offer Manali all the necessary accessories at very affordable prices.

Best Place for rock climbing in Manali: Solang Valley, Marhi Valley, Rohtang Gulaba, and Dhundi

Difficulty Level: Easy to Moderate


Another popular snow sport in Manali is snowboarding. You will find it higher up on a steeper mountain. To balance yourself, you will need to use your feet.

Difficulty Level: Difficult

Best Places for Skiing in Manali: Solang Valley, Rohtang Pass

Try Local Food:

Manali is known for its snow-capped mountains and picturesque beauty. However, the local Himachali food is something every tourist should try. You can find and review delicious Himachali food at every corner, from the street to restaurants and cafes. Manali’s best food is Madra, Red Rice and Masala Chai.

Visit Ancient Temples:

Himachal Pradesh is not only famous for its natural beauty but also for its temples. Most of them are located near Manali. Temples such as Manu Temple and Hidimba Devi are great for architecture lovers and spiritual seekers. These temples are a symbol of the rich and varied culture of Himachal.