Things to do in Manali | The Orchid Manali - a Boutique Hotel

A Guide to Local Adventures and Shopping Attractions in Manali

A man and a woman trekking on a mountain trail

Unlock the Charm of Manali: From thrilling treks to serene temple visits, Manali offers something for every traveller's delight. In Manali, local sightseeing activities offer an in-depth exploration of the town for a truly enriching experience. You may also have an enjoyable vacation by participating in adventures, sightseeing and immersing yourself in the rich cultural heritage of Manali.

Trekking Adventures in Manali

One of the best things to do in the town is trekking, which is also an amazing way to see the Himalayan hills and valleys. The town is the starting point for several adventurous trekking routes, including the shorter treks through Parvati Valley and the Beas Kund, Chandrakhani, Hampta Pass, Deo Tibba and Kheerganga treks. Traverse through lush forests, cross gurgling streams, and encounter stunning alpine meadows along these routes, each offering a unique glimpse into the mesmerising beauty of the Himalayas.


A group of people hiking up a hill
A skier on the snow-capped mountain

Skiing and Snowboarding

Skiing and snowboarding in Manali offer adrenaline-pumping adventures amidst picturesque Himalayan landscapes. Whether you're a seasoned pro or a beginner, the slopes here cater to all levels of expertise. Feel the rush as you glide down powdery slopes, surrounded by majestic snow-capped peaks. With professional instructors available, you can perfect your skills and conquer new challenges on the slopes. Don't miss the chance, where every turn offers breathtaking views and unforgettable experiences.

Go Camping

Camping in Manali offers a serene retreat amidst breathtaking mountain vistas. Set up camp under the starry sky, unwind by a crackling bonfire, and immerse yourself in the tranquil beauty of the Himalayas. Wake up to the crisp mountain air and the gentle sound of nearby streams, as you greet the day with a sense of peace and tranquility. Whether you prefer riverside spots or secluded mountain clearings, Manali offers camping experiences that rejuvenate the soul and create lasting memories.

Camping beneath the stars at night
A person paragliding at a hill station with the backdrop of snow-capped mountains


Paragliding in Manali offers an exhilarating experience amidst the majestic Himalayan peaks. Feel the rush of adrenaline as you glide through the sky, taking in panoramic views of lush valleys and snow-capped mountains. With professional instructors and top-notch equipment, Manali provides the perfect backdrop for an unforgettable paragliding adventure. Whether you're a thrill-seeker or a nature enthusiast, this airborne excursion promises an unparalleled perspective of the stunning landscapes below.

Religious Things to Do
Discover religious serenity amidst the Himalayas in Manali. Whether seeking solace or simply exploring cultural heritage, these religious experiences offer a journey of enlightenment amidst the awe-inspiring Himalayan landscape. Visit ancient temples like the Hadimba Temple and Manu Temple, nestled amidst scenic forests and offering a glimpse into local folklore. Experience spiritual rejuvenation at Vashisht Temple's hot springs, known for their therapeutic properties. With each visit, immerse yourself in the rich tapestry of religious traditions that add a profound dimension to your Manali journey.

Indian temple amidst the mighty mountains
Shopping street in Manali

Street side shopping

Explore the vibrant streets of Manali and immerse yourself in the lively energy of shopping in Manali's streets, where colorful markets brim with handicrafts, souvenirs, and traditional Himachali attire. Wander through bustling bazaars, bargaining with local vendors for unique treasures, and savouring the aroma of freshly brewed tea from roadside stalls.

Whether hunting for exquisite handwoven shawls or sampling local delicacies, Manali’s streets promise an immersive cultural experience and a chance to take home a chance to explore attractions in Manali.

After a day of exploring the sights and sounds of Manali, unwind and relax in the well-appointed comfort rooms at The Orchid Hotel, Manali. Nestled amidst the scenic beauty of the Himalayas, our hotel offers comfortable accommodations, impeccable service, and modern amenities for a memorable stay.

Whether you're travelling solo, with family, on a romantic getaway, or eager to experience the thrilling activities in Manali, The Orchid Hotel, Manali serves as the perfect base for exploring the wonders of this enchanting destination. Enjoy a refreshing dip in the swimming pool, indulge in a rejuvenating spa treatment, or stay active at the fitness centre. With a convenient location, warm hospitality and panoramic views, our hotel is the ideal choice for discerning travellers seeking comfort and convenience.