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Nature Trails in Kullu-Manali

Kullu-Manali is famous for its natural beauty and adventure sports. Here you can try various thrilling sports like white water river rafting on the Beas River, paragliding, skiing on the slopes of the ice-capped mountains, rock climbing and mountaineering. Tourists can even explore the untamed terrain of Kullu-Manali in a jeep safari.

Most of the tourists coming to Kullu-Manali like trekking on the hilly terrain. Here trekking becomes an unforgettable experience. The trekkers come across different topographies as low shrub land, paddy fields, dense oak wood forests and paths scattered with pine needles. These different landscapes add to the exhilarating experience of trekking.

Most of the nature trails in Kullu-Manali are dotted with small hamlets and villages, were trekkers can rest for a while. A momentary stop in these villages is refreshing, and rejuvenates the trekkers to go further.

Most of the tourist destinations of these twin valleys are situated along the nature trails in Kullu-Manali. Hence, you can visit the tourist attractions like Parvati valley during your trek via Pulga, Khirganga and Mantalai route. This trekking route is popular amongst the Hindu and Sikh pilgrims. During your trek at 1737m, you can witness the hot sulphur springs that gurgle next to the river Penal. After climbing the height of 4802m, you reach the Parvati pass, which opens into the Sutlej valley. The route of Chandra Khani pass is one of the toughest nature trails in Kullu-Manali. Your trek to the Chandra Khani pass starts in the east of Khatrain, a small village in Kullu. This nature trail is full of brilliant scenery and vivacious coloured blossoms. Once you reach the Chandra Khani Pass, you can see astonishing views of the Deo Tibba and the village of Malana. On your trip to the valley, you can go trekking on the Dhauladhar and Pir Panjal ranges. These are one of the main trekking routes. This nature trail passes between the Shimla region and the Kullu valley.

Some of the interesting nature trails in Kullu-Manali cover trans-Himalayan routes. This trail passes through the regions of Kinnaur, Lahaul and Spiti. This trek is for the experienced trekkers as some of the regions range from 5000m to 6000m. The beginners who want a piece of the Himalayas can climb the lower areas of the ranges that reach the height of 1,500m.

The Manali Mountaineering Institute is popular amongst the trekking enthusiasts. This institute provides training to the beginners and organizes treks. They take you through some of the interesting nature trails in Kullu-Manali. This institute also provides trekkers with huts and rest houses.

Tourists who seek adventure can explore the exciting nature trails in Kullu-Manali. Your trek in Kullu-Manali will rejuvenate your body and soul. Hence, for an experience of the lifetime, visit the valleys of Kullu-Manali to savour its unspoilt beauty.

Last Updated On: 2011/07/07