With hopes for good snowfall in winters, thousands of ski lovers from across the country are enquiring about the ski courses in Manali. Meanwhile, Atal Bihari Vajpayee institute of mountaineering and allied sports (ABVIMAS) has announced skiing courses in many categories which would kick off from January 11. Temperature at ski slopes of Manali is

Tourists crosses slushy highway at Ranhi Nullah below Rohtang Pass (Photo: Himachal Vacation Travels) A couple enjoys snow at Rohtang pass

The popularity of homestay service in Kullu-Manali has outrun luxury star category hotels. Having no effect of off-season, homestay units are flooded with advance bookings from every corner of the world. No doubt, some villagers have beaten the management of hotels with their innovative strategies and earning handsomely providing accommodation to tourists in a home

With weather conditions on Rohtang pass turned hostile, two rescue posts would be installed at both sides of the pass for safe movement of vehicles and pedestrians on Tuesday. Manali based Atal Bihari Vajpayee institute of mountaineering and allied sports (ABVIMAS), who is responsible for safe movement of travellers across Rohtang after November 15, is

The higher reaches of Kullu, Lahaul-Spiti, Kinnaur and Chamba have been experiencing mild snowfall since Wednesday morning triggering cold waves in the valleys. With mercury settling at -0.6 degree Celsius, Keylong in Lahaul-Spiti was the coldest inhabitant region of Himachal this season. A fresh white sheet of snow has covered Seven Sister peaks, Hanuman Tibba,

Eager to attract lakhs of tourists to Himachal with luxury modes of transport, the state government is neglecting those looking for luxury buses between the hill resorts of Himachal. It is strange that thousands of tourists travel between Manali, Shimla, Dharamshala and Dalhousie every day, but there is no luxury bus service available between these

Honeymooners coming to Manali are finding their beds sans flowers much to their disappointment. Hoteliers are finding it hard to decorate the rooms for newlywed couples as flowers required are not available in local market and those available are extremely costly. Besides Delhi, Kolkata, Chandigarh and Punjab, flowers are being imported from Thailand which has

Due to high possibilities of heavy snowfall, the Manali-Leh highway has been officially declared closed from November 1 till the onset of summers next year. Lahaul-Spiti administration has speed up stocking process for essential commodities for emergency use in winters when district would go cut off from rest of the country. Earlier, Border Road Organization