HOW TO GET THERE
Closest rail heads are Pathankot, Chandigarh, and Ambala
Closest airport is Bhuntar, 50 km (1.5 hour drive) from Manali
Well-connected by road with Delhi, Ambala, Chandigarh, Dehradun, Haridwar, Shimla, Dharamsala and Dalhousie; Himachal Tourism and Himachal Roadways offer daily Volvo luxury coach services from Delhi.
Summer: 12°C - 25 °C
Winter: –3°C - 15°C
Heavy snowfall in winter (especially in January and February)
BEST TIME TO VISIT
You can visit breathtakingly beautiful Manali any time of the year. Ideal seasons, though, are April–June andSeptember–December. The months of July and August are best avoided due to rainfall and landslides.
You could also choose a season depending on what you’d like to do here –
Rohtang Pass – Open from May to November 15 (depending on the weather)
Skiing – November to February
Paragliding – April to November (depending on the weather)
Rafting – Mid-April to June
In general, if you’re looking for snow, winter months are the best. Summer months are better for sight-seeing, trekking, mountain climbing and other activities.