After witnessing a sudden surge in tourist footfall that left both hotels and roads choked in Manali last week, the hoteliers on Thursday said hotel occupancy has dropped to 60-70 per cent while traffic congestion too has finished in the tourist town. The long-weekend last week took toll on the infrastructure of Manali. As the

After Kullu administration had established a check-post to regulate number of vehicles going to Rohtang pass at Gulaba in compliance with National Green Tribunal (NGT) order, another check post has been established at Kothi village, 14km from here to strictly adhere to the order. The administration is receiving many complaints about people crossing Gulaba barrier

As the general elections have ended, tourists who gave a miss to hill stations in May have started to make a beeline to Manali to get respite from the scorching heat of the plains. The elections have badly hit the summer tourism of Himachal as hoteliers claim they have never seen such a poor business

If you are planning to visit Kullu-Manali this summer season and Rohtang pass is on your priority wish list, make sure you adhere to the timing system fixed by Kullu district magistrate, failing to which you may have to return back to Manali from mid-way. The tourist vehicles bound for Rohtang pass/Marhi/Beas Nala/Rahni nala/Rahla fall

Come May month, uni-directional traffic system would be imposed on Manali-Rohtang highway in an effort to combat one of the worst traffic jams on the hill roads of the world. The rise in temperature is forcing people to rush to the hill stations. Lakhs of tourists will head to Manali, particularly snow points of Rohtang,

With incessant rain triggering landslides along Mandi-Manali national highway, Kullu administration has requested people to avoid driving during nighttime when its raining heavily. Another landslide at 16 Mile, 12km from Manali, had blocked the NH on Wednesday and Thursday. Four vehicles that were attempting to cross the stretch got stuck in boggy road on Wednesday

MANALI: The tourist places of Manali including Solang valley, Hidimba temple and Vashisht which have given up before high traffic rush during peak tourist season may have a timing system for tourist vehicles in next few days. Having failed in handling the traffic rush with narrow roads and limited parking space, police will apply timing

MANDI: The Chandigarh-Manali national highway was blocked following a landslide near Hanogi temple in Mandi on Sunday. More than five hundred vehicles remained stuck at both sides of the landslide for about seven hours. According to a PWD official, the landslide was triggered by heavy rainfall on Saturday night and highway was opened for traffic

If you are planning to visit Manali on a Tuesday, be prepared to face one of the worst traffic jams of the world. Here you would not be able to see the highway as vehicles on highways totally paused like they are parked. Rohtang pass and other snow points being closed as per the direction