Nestled in between the snow-capped slopes of the Pir Panjal and the Dhauladhar ranges, Manali is one of the most popular hill stations in the country. With jaw-dropping views, lush green forests, sprawling meadows carpeted with flowers, gushing blue streams, a perpetual fairy-tale like mist lingering in the air, and a persistent fragrance of pines and freshness –  Manali has been blessed with extraordinary scenic beauty.

Art & Culture of Manali

Manali is known as a multicultural and multilingual city with Pahari and Hindi being the most spoken languages. People here celebrate various festivals through which their cultural belief is widely reflected. Hadimba Devi fair, Dussehra, Doongri Forest festival, Pipal jatra, Lossar Festival are some of the most celebrated occasions in this city. Gujjar and Kinnaur are two prominent tribal communities of this region. Talking of music and dance, the tribal dance and music are much appreciated by the tourists as the true life of the people here is depicted through these practices.

Elevation:  2,050 m
Weather16 °C, Wind S at 6 km/h, 76% Humidity
Population8,096 (2011)
Local timeTuesday, 10:53 am
Area code+911902