ABVIMAS
Dec26

ABVIMAS

  ABVIMAS(Atal Bihari Vajpayee Institute of Mountaineering & Allied Sports) formerly known as DMAS(Directorate of Mountaineering & Allied Sports) is a government run organization/institute in Manali, Himachal Pradesh which provides certified programs in mountaineering, skiing, rafting, trekking and a few other mountain/adventure sports. The courses are subsidized by Indian government and are offered at low rates for...

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Solang Nullah
Nov18

Solang Nullah

I previously talked about the Solang village. Let me now come to the actually known attraction – Solang Nullah. This place is accessible by road from Manali. This place is most famous for adventure rides such as paragliding and zorbing. You can enjoy an ATV ride as...

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Old Manali
Oct12

Old Manali

The most beautiful part of the Manali town itself is Old Manali. While you go to visit the famous Hadimba temple, don’t hesitate going half a km further. Old Manali is the favourite spot for foreigners. Here you will find several cafes and restaurants. Let me tell you about a few. Dylan’s toasted and roasted is a cafe where you can enjoy a hot cup of coffee listening instrumental music performed live by three different...

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Manali to Solang Valley OffRoad
Sep16

Manali to Solang Valley OffRoad

If you love trekking and ever visit Manali, you must consider an off-road trek from Manali to Solang Valley. The trek is 11 km covering an altitude of  500 m with quite a few uphills and downhills. We made the trek carrying a  load of around 25 kg. That was hard but possible as we were training under a basic mountaineering course and had already trained for 11 days. We got tired but regained the energy just by the  picturesque views...

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Solang Vegetation
Aug15

Solang Vegetation

As I talked about the beauty of Solang before, here is what makes it so beautiful – the wildlife of the Patalsu mountain. Here you can see a group of some shiny christmas trees at the boundry of the mountain treeline and timberline. Do not expect much fauna but you will find quite a variety of flora. As soon as you cross the inhabited area, you will find dispersed mountain trees standing erect in green lushy grass. You may find...

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