Places to visit in Manali


Mall road is called the heart of Manali and for a good reason. It is the focal point of the hill station. It has multiple restaurants, bars, shopping complexes, and emporiums. One can buy Kullu and Kashmiri shawls, rugs, woolen caps, footwear, imported goods, Tibetan handicraft, jewelry, wooden furniture, books, etc. in this market area. Some of the shopping centers include Hong Kong Market, Snow Lion Underground Market, Thai Market, Dragon Shopping Complex, Lama Underground, Shangri La Shopping Complex and New NAC Market.


If one wants to buy hippie stuff, this market is the best place. Located in the quaint village of Old Manali, this market has quirky stalls selling music CD’s, jewelry, beads, funky t-shirts, and souvenirs. One can also pick up fresh fruit jams, jellies and pickles from here to take back home. Bargaining is recommended here.


This market is the best place to shop for some Tibetan artifacts and souvenirs. One can buy intricately designed rugs, shawls, hand-woven carpets, handicrafts, prayer wheels, silver and turquoise jewelry, local tweeds, Chinese goods ( electronics, clothes, shoes, etc ) thangkas, which are Buddhist paintings on cloth, bamboo souvenirs. Bargaining is recommended. This market is run by the refugee community.


This was established by a group of women in 1944 and is a cooperative shop which has three stores in Manali. It is known for its variety of shawls( angora and pashmina), scarves, socks, gloves, jackets, bags, caps, etc. They have a fixed price policy, so don’t try to bargain here.

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About Manali

Attractions in and around Manali

Geography of Manali

History of Manali

How to get to Manali

How to Reach Manali

Information on Manali

Manali-Leh Highway

Places to visit in Manali

Outdoor activities in Manali

Treks in and around Manali

Rohtang Pass

Brighu Lake

Solang valley


About Kullu

Attractions In and Around Kullu

Climate Of Kullu

Festivals In Kullu

Geography of Kullu

History of Kullu

How to get to Kullu

Information on Kullu

About Beas River

Beas Kund

Beas Kund Trek Map

Indrasen Peak

Bijli Mahadev

Rohtang Pass


Brighu Lake

Pin Parvati Trekking Map

Pir Panjal range

Solang valley

Lahaul & Spiti Valley:

About Lahaul and Spiti Valley

Culture & Religion in Lahaul & Spiti Valley

Festivals in Lahaul & Spiti Valley

History of Lahaul and Spiti Valley

How to get to Lahaul and Spiti Valley

Lahaul and Spiti Valley

Tourism in Lahaul & Spiti Valley

Treks around the Lahaul & Spiti  Valley

About Jispa

About Kaza

Attractions In and Around Kaza

Chandra Taal

Baralacha  La Pass




Information on Mandi


Tourism in Mandi

Trekking routes in & around Mandi

Rewalsar Lake

Prashar Lake

Malana village

Chandrakhani Pass


Treks and Trek maps:

Beas Kund Trek Map


Chanderkhani Pass-Malana Trek Map

Chanderkhani Trekking Map

Chenab Lake Trek

Hampta Circular Trek Map

Hampta Pass Trek Map

Lamadugh Trek Map

Pin Parvati Trekking Map

Trekking in Himachal – Hampta Pass

Trekking routes in & around Mandi

Treks around the Lahaul & Spiti  Valley

Treks in and around Manali

Hampta Pass:

About Hampta Pass

How to get to Hampta Pass

Information on Hampta Pass

Other links:

About Chenab River


Dhauladhar Range

Himachal Pradesh Information

Kunzum pass

Mt. Deo Tibba East Face Map