Efforts to present the Manali town as a historic village has been stepped up by the government. Away from the charm of big cities, Manali has approved to reinvent itself in the form of beautiful village. Streets, roads and pathways of the Manali would give the glance of village. For this purpose, local slate are

Perhaps this is the effect of global warming that despite record snowfall at Rohtang pass, all melted about two months before the estimated time period. First, it was estimated that people will get to see the snow till August this year but it disappeared in the last week of June. Rohtang on 2010 had received

With incessant rains wreaking havoc in Kullu-Manali, the mist and lack of sun have brought down the temperature many notches abruptly. Woolens are back in district again and warm clothing outlets are flooded with the customers. Manali on Monday recorded minimum temperature of 15.2 degree Celsius while maximum was 20 degrees Celsius. Dense mist covered

Persecuted by landslides at Rahni Nullah below Rohtang pass, residents of Lahaul-Spiti and Kullu, stormed into the shelter of deities and organized a worship here on Sunday. Thousands of people including followers of prominent deities of valley, panchayat representatives, farmers, Manali taxi union and luxury coach union members, travel agents, vyopar mandal gathered at Rahni

Two persons were killed, 22 injured while at least a dozen went missing after heavy downpour triggered by cloudburst at MSP-7 near South portal of Rohtang Tunnel on intervening night of Wednesday and Thursday. A body was recovered by riverside from Nehru Kund and another near Old Manali, about 20 km from the spot, Manali

With water of rivers flowing above the normal level, Kullu administration has sounded an alert to avoid the unnecessary movement near rivers while a complete ban has been imposed on river rafting. The incessant monsoon rains on mountains have raised the water level of Beas, Parbati, Sarvari, Manalsu, Allain and other rivers of the district.

Meal Plans in Hotels: EP: Means European plan where you will get only rooms. CP: Continental plan where you will get room with breakfast. AP: American plan where you will get room with breakfast, lunch and dinner. MAP: Modified American plan where you will get room with breakfast and 1 major         meal wither breakfast

Despite frequent rainfall and warm weather, Rohtang pass has enough snow to entertain the tourists. Thousands of domestic and international tourists are thronging Rohtang to disport in snow. With increasing temperature and too much walking, snow has disappeared from Rohtang ground and Marhi. But tourists are enjoying the silvery snow at Sagu fall, Rahni Nullah

The timeserver horse owners at Rohtang pass are taking advantage of restraints of tourists trapped between landslides every day. They are charging them unexpectedly very high in exchange for transporting them to safe place. They are charging between Rs 1,000 to Rs 6,000 from tourists only for a 20 minute ride. They are also scaring

Rohtang pass has now become a mountain of troubles. Once a tourist comes here, apart from some wonderful memories, he also takes with him the scary experience of trapping without food and water. The monsoon rains have eliminated the endurance limit of fragile mountains of Rohtang which is resulting in landslides. Following landslides, around 500