Hiking The Manali

The MOST popular hiking trail in India.

The best place to start the Himachal Pradesh hiking trek is the town of Leh in Jammu and Kashmir. Check out the 10 acre resort in ultra-secluded Leh (near the Chinesse border) on the edge of a glacial lake ringed by the mountains. On the long ride over to Manali, cross Indias main Himalayan ranges via four high passes: Taglang La, Lachalung La, Baralacha La, and the Rohtang Pass. The journey offers exposure to varied landscapes from Tibetan high plateaus of Ladakh, semi-arid plains of Lahaul, and lush Kulu Valley.

Overall, Manali is the 1st most popular hiking trail of all 42 hikes in India.

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Local Contact(s):  Sunil Madan at Hotel Eastborne (77260,3657); India Ministry of Tourism 91 +011 +23711995; Northwest Voyagers (800) 727-9977; KE Adventure Travel (800) 497-9675.

Recommended Book:  "Rough Guide To India" from Rough Guide

Recommended Map:  "Waterproof India Map" from ITMB

Best Season:  Late Summer

Average Difficulty:  Moderate

Reference Source:  click here http://himachal.nic.in/

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Date Updated:  6/21/2016

ID:  6755

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