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.
The capital city of India, New Delhi, has been designed by British architects – Sir Edward Lutyen and Sir Herbert Baker. A unique advantage here is its public transport services and a metro rail system that take lakhs of tourists to their destinations. Shopping markets, stadiums, cinema multiplexes, business complexes, culinary places, arts, handicrafts and good living are some highlights of New Delhi.
Places to Stay
There are good budget hotels in New Delhi. Some of them are Navrang Hotel (Tariff – Upto Rs. 1000), Rama Inn (Tariff – Upto Rs. 1000), Swagat Palace (Tariff – Upto Rs. 1000), Hotel Anmol (Tariff – Upto Rs. 1000).
The official language of New Delhi is Hindi. The other languages spoken here are English, Punjabi and Urdu.
The important events of New Delhi are Holi held in February/March and Deepavali held in November.
Places of Interest
There are several places of tourist attraction in New Delhi. Some of the places include Jantar Mantar (3 km), Rajpath (20.2 km), India Gate (20.5 km), Rashtrapati Bhawan (22.8 km), Lodi Gardens (25.5 km), Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium (29.4 km), among others.
How to Get There
The closest airport to New Delhi is Indira Gandhi International Airport which is approximately 25.2 km away.
New Delhi Railway Station is the main station in New Delhi and the busiest one that connects it to the rest of the country.
New Delhi can be reached from many other places, including Jaipur, Chandigarh, Dehradun, Shimla, Amritsar and Nainital to name a few. There are several good bus operators travelling to and from New Delhi such as Rishabh Travels and City Land Travels. When you are booking your tickets through Ticketgoose.com, look out for bus ticket coupons and save money.