Manali-a land is full of nature’s charm, which is best witnessed in terms of snow-capped mountains, the meticulous Beas River, the chilly climate, and the peaceful vibe. Travellers especially belong to plain areas and prefer to explore the magnificent beauty of Manali during the summer and winter seasons. And it is best preferred to travel to Manali to satiate one’s desire to visit popular tourist attractions and create unforgettable memories around.
But all those who think the amazing hill station is all about the Mall Road area, marketplace, snow-capped valleys, temples, and other beautiful attractions around are not wrong. There is no more to see and witness at this place. Specifically, there are several offbeat places in Manali you can explore and do things to satiate your inner traveller inside.
So, here in this blog, we will few off-beat things to do and hidden places to visit in Manali. And that is in terms of finding new and hidden gems of this hill station that could be on your next travel bucket list.
1. Beas Kund
The popular Beas river in Manali is something most travellers are aware of. But do you know something about the hidden yet extraordinarily beautiful Beas Kund lying in the middle of snow-clad mountains on one side and lush green valley on the other? Beas Kund is a frozen waterfall that is splendid to watch while standing near the same and experiencing an exquisite vibe. It’s a 2-day adventurous trek that starts from Manali and sits at an exquisite elevation of 12,772 feet. You just have to travel 17 km from the city and reach this trek in the guiding presence of a professional guide.
2. Jogini Waterfall
Another hidden waterfall destination that you can explore as part of your off-beat adventure in Manali is the Jogini Waterfall. Strategically located outside the city area and more towards the splendid village side, this waterfall lies close to the famous Vashishtha village from where the Beas river flows and later joins the Kullu Valley. It’s more of a hiking experience to reach the waterfall destination with mountains and lush greenery surrounding on both sides. A 3-km trek is best to experience during the summertime due to an easy path toward the waterfall area.
3. Arjun Cave
Manalis has no short of mythological references and stories that are sure to catch your attention at a glance. One of the off-beat things to do in Manali is visit the hidden Arjun Cave lying in the Prini Village, which is near this hill station itself. As per the mythological tale, the Maharbharta’s famous Arjun Warrior (A Pandava) meditated in this cave in the midst of all the natural surroundings around. You can pay a visit to this cave to witness the back-in-era moment. Moreover, do carry a flashlight to visit the cave place due to not having any source of light during the evening and night hours.
4. Hidden Villages
Another spellbinding characteristic of Manali, which is yet to fully explore by travellers, is visiting the authentic villages spread across diverse directions. There are several pristine off-beat villages that you can easily while staying at a luxurious and best resort in Manali that are mostly located in the authentic regions. Some of the lush green hills surrounding and exquisite villages to explore in Manali include Malana, Patilkhul, Thanedar, Soyal, and Silja.
Manali is an all-season destination and mesmerizing hill station in India, located in the vary arms of the Himalayas. Surrounded by the never-ending beauty of snow-clad mountains, forests, rivers, waterfalls, and other beauties has no shortfall of several off-beat places. You can book a luxurious resort with a spa in Manali and further explore the famous tourist attractions along with yet unexplored places to fill your travel diaries with unforgettable memories.