The Kullu valley has an ancient town in its lap called Manali. Though the place is called ancient, present day Manali carries all the charm of modern day city. The location of Manali is on the National Highway 21 and it is along river Beas.
Manali is a town with lovely forests and a great countryside ideal for Hiking, Skiing, Trekking and other adventure sports. Manali has geared itself as one of the popular tourist spots in India. The hotels and guesthouses which have developed in the area indicate the increase in the tourist inflow in Manali. In fact Manali is one of the famous haunts for the honeymoon couples.