A hill station nestled in the mountains of Himachal Pradesh, Manali in the Beas River Valley it is situated about (270kms) north of Shimla. Other than being a hill station that attracts millions of tourists, Manali is also an adventour junkie’s paradise as it provide incredible options to experience adventure sports like Rock Climbing, Ice Skating, white water river rafting, river crossing, trekking and much more.
Places to Stay
Travellers can find very good and affordable accommodation in Manali. Some places to stay near the bus depot are Sarthak Resorts (Tariff-Rs.1104 onwards), White Mist (Tariff Rs.1883 onwards) and Heritage Village Resort (Tariff-Rs.1323).
The annual Hadimba Devi fair, Doongri Forest festival, Winter Carnival and Spring Festival are celebrated with great zest.
Hindi is the Local Language here. Himachali and English are also spoken here.
Places to Visit
The Hadimba Devi Temple (1km), Manu Temple (2kms), Vashisth (3kms) and Rahalla falls (16kms) are some places of interest near the bus stand.
How to Get There
The nearest airport is at Bhuntar town (50kms)
The nearest broad gauge railheads are at Chandigarh (275 kms)
The Manali Bus Stand runs regular bus service that connects the place to neighbouring towns. Private bus operators like Kalpana Travels, Royal Travels , Mangalam Holidays & Travels and Laxmi Holidays run regular buses to and from the town.Book a bus ticket online and travel hassle free without standing in serpentine queues.
Jassur is a small town in the North Indian state of Himachal Pradesh. The area is not far from the neighbouring states of Jammu and Kashmir as well as Punjab. The picturesque city of Dharamshala lies at a distance of 64 km east. Another town famed for its scenic beauty is Kangra, at a distance of 66 km.
Places to Stay
Jassur, being a small town, does not have options when it comes to lodging facilities, which is why tourists have to consider Dharamshala with a lot of budget hotels to offer. Some of the places which are worth trying are Royal hotel (Tariff – Rs. 600), Staywell Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 800), WH grace Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 1,000), Sajan Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 1,000) and others.
The official language of the area is Hindi. Kangri is the regional language spoken.
The important festivals celebrated are Holi in March, Buddha Jayanti in May, Dusshera in September-October, Diwali in November and the two Eid(s).
Places of Interest
Located in the midst of mountains, the region is a great picnic spot. One can even plan a nice evening picnic in the hills to catch the beautiful glimpse of the sunset. Some of the places which are worth visiting in the area are McLeodGanj (69 km away), Bhagsunag Waterfalls (69 km), Kangra Museum in Kangra (67 km), Jama Masjid Dharamshala and others. Trekkers are guaranteed a fabulous time in the area.
How to Get There
The nearest airport is the Kangra or Gaggal Airport at a distance of 55 km.
Pathankot Junction Railway Station in Pathankot is the nearest major railway station at a distance of 21 km.
It is mostly state transport buses which cater to the needs of passengers in the region. Buses to the town are mostly available from Kangra, Dharamshala and Pathankot. Online bus reservation through Ticketgoose.com is one of the safest and convenient ways to get your tickets.