The Best Time to Visit Kullu Manali

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The Best Time to Visit Kullu Manali Photo by Ninad Chaudhari

Manali is an evergreen delight; most travellers cherish the beauty and experience of this holiday destination to visit it again and again.  There are several holiday packages in Himachal Pradesh that include Manali tour package into their travel itinerary. However, the secret of ever-popular Manali is that it has something special up the sleeve for every season. So, explore the seasonal beauty of Manali over the weekend or plan the 7-day holiday package that explores the winter adventures of Manali. It is your call. Here is the seasonal breakup of the destination for the keen travellers.

March to June

While the rest of the India is oozing tropical sweating heat, Manali is an awesome place to chill.  It is green, it is cool and it is fun.  In fact, it is perfect time to go paragliding, white water rafting and zorbing in the adjacent Solang valley. Summer is the perfect season to enjoy these kinds of adventures in and around Manali. The temperatures vary from 100 to 250 and if you are lucky and brave enough, you can catch the snow at the high altitudes. Either way, there are several traditional sightseeing locations you can visit like Beas Kund, the castle in Naggar, van vihar, mall road, Gayatri temple, etc. 

July- to mid-September

There are no holiday packages for monsoon as the heavy rainfall can cause landslide. But, as the off-season the hotel prices drop significantly. Plus, if you can circumnavigate the heavy rain falls and landslides, your stay can be pleasant enough.  Rohtang pass is actually open from end of May to September. Additionally, if you are lucky, you can discover snow at higher altitudes.

October to February

This is the best season for travel to Manali. In the tropical land of India, you can enjoy every snow fun by visiting Manali. You can go skiing, snowboarding, ice-skating and more. As this is peak travel season, you must book in advance and probably pay a bit higher rates.  In fact, this is the perfect season for honeymooning in Manali.

All in all, monsoon is a difficult season to visit. But, otherwise it is a great destination and has different seasonal activities. So, you can explore Manali tour packages differently if you dive into different adventure sports. So, enjoy the exquisite picturesque greenery in summer and snow blast in winter. You can create fun and adrenaline pumping holiday regardless of the season.

Author's Profile

Ninad Chaudhari works as a Web UI Designer / Developer with Cox & Kings. Ninad is an ardent photographer and finds the best deals on holiday package to pursue his passion. He recently explored Manali on a tour package from Cox & Kings and his albums are replete with pictures of this tour.


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