Jana, a remote village of Kullu, with efforts of its occupants has turned into the fastest growing tourist spot of Manali with 30,000 tourists visiting the place annually. Jana has today the potential to defeat Naggar, Manikaran and other nearby tourist destinations and Mani Ram is the man who had laid foundation to this achievement

With 100 percent occupancy, this is indeed a good time for over 500 hotels in Manali, but over 150 hotels that do not have online booking facilities have occupancy rate of less than 50 percent. Having fewer bookings, small hoteliers in Manali rues the summer season is very lean this time. Over 80 percent of

This post is to help estimate the travel time and distances between tourist spots of Himachal Pradesh. Also, one can find the distance between Delhi, Chandigarh and Shimla, Manali, Dharamshala, Dalhousie, Pathankot, Chamba and other tourist spots of Himachal. Please note that the average distance covered by vehicles in one hour in Himachal would be

Heavy snowfall on peaks around Kullu, Kinnaur and Chamba districts of Himachal has triggered a fresh wave of cold in lower regions of the state forcing people to wear the woollens on Wednesday. Till last reports, Rohtang pass received 10 cm fresh snow while Kugti jot in Chamba, Reo Pargil, Kinner-Kailash ranges in Kinnaur, Deo

Chingu, an item of suspense for customers and part of strategy to earn cash for Kashmiri shopkeepers, is robbing thousands of innocent people for whom it is a souvenir from Manali. Despite complete ban, shopkeepers are selling it uninterrupted for years and the business is at peak point these days. Multi-crore market of chingu and

The enthusiasm of biking through the world’s highest motorable passes on Manali-Leh road is proving beneficial for the economy of Manali as more and more bikers are reaching here every year and thus breaking the previous years’ records. Manali-Leh highway has been opened for vehicles and thousands of tourists from abroad are set to start

Tourists visiting Shimla, Kullu-Manali and other hill resorts of Himachal in June may have to spend some extra money on transportation facilities as taxi unions have decided to increase taxi charges up to 30 percent following hike in petrol prices. “Our taxi operators are facing problems continuing with last year’s fares and they are asking

Opening of snow clad Rohtang pass has brought cheer to thousands of tourists heading to the hill state to get respite from scorching heat of plains. Over 15 thousand tourists are thronging Rohtang to enjoy the freezing weather every day. Tourists are enjoying each moment exploring the virgin snow here. 10 to 20 feet high