Solang Valley - Tourist Places of Himachal Pradesh

About Solang Valley

Located 14 kilometres on the North West of Manali, Solang Valley happens to be one of the most popular and sought after destinations in the whole of Himachal Pradesh. A favourite with adventure enthusiasts, Solang Valley is often termed as the twin of Rohtang. Here sports activities vary according to the season, During winter, excessive snow encourages activities like skiing, while in summer the snow melts and pave the way for zorbing. Being one of the most vibrant places in the whole state, one cannot possibly miss out visiting this place.

How to reach

By Road- Manali is the nearest town from where you can expect to hire a cab or board a bus to visit this place. Also you can travel from Kullu as well.
By Rail- No direct railway connectivity is there to Solang. Tourists can opt to get to Manali at first then they can easily travel to Solang from Manali. 
By Air- Bhuntar is the nearest airport which is located 10 kilometres from Kullu and 52 kilometres from Manali.

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  • When to visit
  • Tourists can visit this place during any time of the year. However, uring the winters, there are chances of roads getting blocked by snow. The appropriate time to visit this place is between October to June.

  • What to Eat
  • Some small eateries and food stalls are there that mostly serve snakcs and beverages. Tourist are suggested to carry their food items with them

  • Attractions
  • Rohtang Pass- This place falls on the way to Solang and one must visit this place, just for the skae of enjoying the pleasant weather. 
    Hidimba Devi’s Temple- On the way to Manali, one should come across this temple. Local consider this place as extremely holy and the deity here has some association with the mythology. 
    Kullu- Tourists can also choose to visit the nearby town of Kullu and enjoy its pleasantries. At Kullu, one can also get to do some shopping as well.

  • Activities
  • - At Solang valley one can get to enjoy a plethora of activities. Solang not only enthalls you with its splendid beauty but also urges you to be a part of it. Here you can enjoy sports like- Horse riding, zorbing, rock climbing, trekking and many more. 
    - During the early phase of winter, trekking becomes a bit difficult. During the winters,one can try out skiing. The snowy tracks provides an excellent opportunity for skiing. One can also enjoy playing with the fresh ice. 
    - If you are carrying a decent camera, then fancy photography is another thing you can try out. Here you can get a small valley, covered in snow for most of the times and surrounded by thelofty Himalayas.

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