High altitude peaks of Kullu, Lahaul-Spiti, Chamba and Kinnaur experienced moderate snowfall on Tuesday bringing down the temperature in mid and lower hills. Manali town too witnessed light snowflakes during evening time. Meteorological department Shimla has forecast of more snowfall in the state on February 3 and 4. However, it has prediction of clear sky

An alert has been sounded after heavy snowfall in Manali on Sunday. Police have advised people to avoid unnecessary movement and stay at home while tourists are not allowed to go beyond the Manali city. Traffic movement has been stopped beyond Patlikuhal, 20 km before Manali, to avoid any accidents due to slippery road. The

Gone are the days when people used to watch insane sportspersons doing backcountry skiing on wild mountains at far flung areas, as with luring snowy jungles and slopes; Manali is introducing itself as one of the best backcountry skiing region in the world. India has some ski slopes in Auli, Gulmarg, Kufri and Manali where

Manali on Tuesday woke up to the crystal valley, with all taps, brooks, sewers, roads, leaves, trees and even the toilet plushing systems completely frozen and icicles handing everywhere. At minus 7 degrees Celsius, Manali had the coldest night of this year. Everything that was exposed to the air was turned ice. Even the internal

With over 50 cultural troupes from across the country showcased their culture, the first national level Manali Winter Carnival kicked off after prayers at Hadimba temple on Monday. Braving cold and snow, thousands of people witnessed the unique blend of art, culture and modernization on the Mall Road. Serene atmosphere of hill town is echoing

Good amount of snowfall has not only rejuvenated the glaciers of Himachal, but also proved beneficial for tourism industry of the state, with scores of tourists heading to hill state. Thousands of tourists, mostly couples are expected to visit Manali, Shimla, Dalhousie and Dharamshala in next few days. Also, hundreds of ski enthusiasts are reaching

Dozen of local all-terrain vehicle (ATV) riders who earn their livelihood providing joy ride to tourists at snow point proved saviour for many tourists who were waiting for help after being trapped in blizzards on Manali-Rohtang highway. When local youths had news about tourist trapped and search and rescue operation carried out by administration, they

With temperature dipped many notches below the freezing point in Manali, sale of Kulluvi shawls, a must purchase souvenir for tourists, have increased up to 3,000 shawls every day. According to a data from different shawl industries in Kullu, on an average, around 1,500 to 2,000 shawls were being sold between November and mid December

With all parking places, roads, streets and footpaths occupied with vehicles, tourists struggling in search of rooms and DJs presenting their live performances, Manali had a wonderful but hectic New Year’s Eve and the celebrations are still continued. Over 30,000 tourists from across the country had thronged Manali for New Year celebrations on December 31.