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Day Hikes around Manali:

Jogini FallsManali – Jogini Falls - 1 Day
Best Season: April to November
The road leads out of Manali town and after crossing the main bridge over the River Beas we walk uphill towards the Vashisht village 3 Kms away on a well defined path. After walking through the ancient village with some impressive traditional architecture, we pass the temple and the hot sulphur springs and baths to follow a path with a slight incline. It takes about 1 hour to reach these magnificent falls. Enjoy an energizing dip under these cascading falls and have your packed lunch while admiring the towering snow clad mountains all around. We return the same way to Vashisht and Manali by evening.

Lamadugh MeadowManali – Lamadugh Meadows - 1 Day
April to November
Leaving the metalled road from the Dhungri village we emerge on to a path that leads steadily uphill through verdant forests and green meadows. On the way you also get fabulous views of the mountain peaks all around and Manali town far below. After a pleasant three-hour walk through forests of Oak, Fir and Deodar, we reach the beautiful green meadows of Lamadugh strewn with wild blue primroses. It is also a popular grazing ground for local shepherds. From here you get stunning views of Indrasen, Deo Tibba, Hanuman Tibba, and other famous peaks in the Manali region. We return by evening after having enjoyed one of the most leisurely trails in the upper Beas valley.

Solang ValleyManali – Solang Valley –Patalsu Base – 1 Day
April – June / September to End October
This leisurely trek starts from the Old Manali village and ends at the picturesque Solang Valley. We pass the villages of Shanag, Goshal and Burua high above the River Beas before reaching the green hill slopes and meadows of Solang Nullah. Solang Nullah offers you enchanting views of some of the more popular snow clad mountain peaks among mountaineers. The closest peak here is the Patalsu peak towering above the ancient Solang village . We begin our 2 ½ hour trek up to the peak 3963 m from where you get panoramic views of Hanuman Tibba and the Seven Sister peaks. We return by early evening to Solang Valley take surface transportation to Manali (Bus / Jeep).

Click here to enlarge the MapManali – Koshla –Tree line – 1 Day – 2300m / 7590ft
This is an ancient village high up in the hills north of Manali town. The road winds up to this village from where you get fantastic views of Old Manali village across the River Beas. We pass a couple of gurgling mountain streams as we head higher above the tree line. The path goes through forests of Pine, Fir and deodar skirting a few apple orchards till it ends on a small, meadow where we have lunch and enjoy the panoramic views of the Kali Heini pass and its snow clad slopes shining brilliantly in the sun right across the valley. To the north you can see the craggy snow slopes below the Rohtang Pass. Spend a relaxed day experiencing the quiet solitude and peace of the mountains before returning to Manali by evening.


Short Treks around Manali
S. No. Treks Days
1. Manali – Bijli Mahadev Temple 3
2. Manali – Seruvalsar Lake 3
3. Manali Bhrighu Lake 3
4. Manali Malana 4
5. Manali – Khirganga via Pulga 4
6. Manali Solang Valley Beas Kund 5
7. Manali Hamta 6
8. Manali – Base of Deo Tibba 5


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