The main industrial attraction of Manali is 192 MW Hydro Power Project by Allain Duhangan Hydro Project Limited (ADHPL) which is a subsidiary of Malana Power Company limited (MPCL). There are also other hydro power projects located in near by place that can be visited, you can also visit Kullu for your industrial tour that has 2 Medium & Large scale industrial enterprises located at village Raison manufacturing natural spring water and aerated water owned by DS group, another option is to visit Co-operative mill run by Bhuttico near Manali.
Located at a height of 1,926 meters on the northern end of the Kullu Valley in the state of Himachal Pradesh, Manali has been holding a magical allure for tourists with its incredible landscape abundant greenery and exquisite scenery. Travel to Manali evokes many images… fairy-tale snow-capped mountain vistas, flower-covered meadows, glaciers, winding rivers, temples and Buddhist monasteries.
Enjoying the snowfall on the mighty Rohtang Pass will be an unforgettable affair. The vast expanse of varied and awe inspiring landscapes offer some of the most exciting sporting pursuits. They range from skiing and snow-boarding to hiking, paragliding, rock climbing, canoeing, and mountain biking and white water-rafting. But the less active tourist need not despair-thanks to the natural hot springs there.
Sights to See
Hadimba Devi Temple
One of the major landmarks of Manali, Hadimba Temple is situated in the middle of forests and known as Dhungri Van Vihar. Dedicated to Goddess Hadimba, Hadimba Temple is one of the masterpieces of the temple architecture in India.
High up under the snowy peaks, of the rocks at Vashist is situated the hot springs at Vashist. The water from the steaming springs is noted for its medicinal value and healing properties and has the potential of curing different kinds of ailments.
In district Kullu, Brighu Lake lies east of the Rohtang Pass and is about 6-km from the village of Bulaba. The shores of this clear water lake are devoid of human habitation, yet it is visited regularly by the people of the area
5 km from Manali on National Highway to Leh, a natural spring of cold clear water named after Pt. Jwahar Lal Nehru, who used to drink water from this spring during his stay in Manali. This spring is believed to originate from the Bhrigu lake situated high-up in the mountains.
Arjun Gufa (Cave)
On the way to Naggar, the cave is situated near Prini village above the road where Arjun had meditated. This is a good 1/2 day excursion with charming view of the brilliant mountains.
- Malana Power Project
- Indian Agricultural Research Institute
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Solang Valley (13 km)
It is a splendid valley between Solang village and Beas Kund. Solang valley offers the view of glaciers and snow capped mountains and peaks. It has fine ski slopes. The Mountaineering Institute has installed a ski lift for training purpose. Located here is a hut and guesthouse of the Mountaineering and Allied sports Institute, Manali. Now a few hotels have also come up. The winter skiing festival is organised here. Training in skiing is imparted at this place.
Bijli Mahadev Shrine
Located at an altitude of 2,460 meters, Bijli Mahadev Temple, 11km from Kullu, is the shrine of Lord Shiva, the temple is so named because according to the belief of the people the 20-meter high staff inside the temple gains blessings from the heavens in the form of lightning (Bijli).
Rohtang Pass (50 km)
Located 50 km from Manali, the Rohtang Pass is the gateway to Lahaul Spiti. Located at an altitude of 4111 m on the highway, Rohtang Pass is one of the top travel attractions of Manali. A paradise for adventure sports enthusiasts; one can visit the Beas Kund and Dasohar Lake. The Beas River originates from Beas Kund.
Located at an altitude of 3350 m, Keylong is the headquarters of Lahaul and Spiti district of Himachal Pradesh. The beauty of the region beggars description. Rudyard Kipling said of the region “Surely the God live here this no place for men.” The route to Lahaul takes a traveler over Rohtang Pass, Koksar (1st village of Lahaul) Sissu, Gondla and crossing the river Chandra Bhaga at Tandi.
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