Manali is Situated at an attitude of 2,050 m above sea level on the banks of the BeasRiver. Manali is named after the Hindu lawgiver Manu. The word Manali is regarded as the changed name of "Manu-Alaya" which means "the abode of Manu". Cold and breezy weather of manali attract tourist from various parts of india. The beauty of manali enhanced during winter, when manali covered with a thick white blanket of snow. Manali is also a famous honeymoon destination. Manali and the surrounding area is of great significance to Indian culture and heritage as it is said to be the home of the Saptarishi, or Seven Sages. The climate in Manali is predominantly cold during winters, and moderately cool during summers. Manali is famous for snow-capped mountain, glaciers, rivers, temples and Buddhist monasteries.
Manali also offers adventure activities like skiing, hiking, mountaineering, mountain biking, trekking, paragliding, rock climbing, canoeing and white water rafting.