Himachal Pradesh Tourism Development Corporation (HPTDC) and Manali Hoteliers’ Association marked the World Tourism Day in Manali and accorded a warm welcome to tourists arriving Manali. Tourists reaching Kullu-Manali by HPTDC buses were welcomed with flowers and traditional Himachali caps. Kulluvi folk dance was also organized to cheer them. Tourists enjoyed the warm hospitality and

Crystal clear sky on the top, deodar trees below the legs, snowcapped mountains all around and colourful paragliders flying with light blows of air, tourists, getting huge wings, are enjoying each moment in Solang valley near Manali. Paragliding at Solang after two months of ban is picking up pace with adventure enthusiasts making beeline to

A group of around 180 French, British, Belgium and Spanish nationals aging between 40 and 75 are organizing marathons in different parts of India and formulating a new definition of tourism while spreading message that age is not a bar for any sport. After successful organization of marathon in Delhi, Agra, Jaipur, Jodhpur and Shimla,

High and mid hills of Himachal seem to have entered the chilling winter season after hills up to 12,000 feet including Rohtang pass and Kunzum pass experiencing moderate snowfall since last 48 hours. Announcing the arrival of winters, Rohtang pass near Manali witnessed first snowfall of the season.  The pass received 15cm fresh snow while

Men vying for the best biker titles by riding their bikes on the roughest terrains of the Himalayas seem to be losing to women as hundreds of female bikers from across the world are reaching here to prove their mettle. All available roads have been trampled under the bikes ridden by women but they are

290 deities have been invited to mark their presence during 7-day-long international Dussehra festivities in Kullu starting from October 24, an official said. Kullu Dussehra festival committee president Khimi Ram Sharma said that arrangements are being made for the stay of the palanquins of deities, their followers, security, traffic system, health facilities, law and order,

Thousands of newlywed couples from across the country are set to cheer Manali with their arrival this month. Breaking a 2.5-month-long spell of lean tourist season, hotels are getting hundreds of advance bookings after second week of this month According to local travel agents and hoteliers in Manali, thousands of enquiries regarding honeymoon packages are

After making record of driving 1923 Rolls-Royce Silver Ghost on Manali-Leh-Srinagar highway and 18,380 feet high Khardung-la with help of Himachal Vacation Travels and Adventure (Now Discover Kullu Manali), Rick Brown, 70,  has planned to challenge the terrains of Nepal and Bhutan this month. Rich has so far driven his car 3,50,000 kms (since 1996)

Hundreds of travel websites and web portals to sell Manali tour packages online, most of them unregistered and being operated from Delhi, have taken away the work of local operators in Manali. The increasing trend of online booking has created opportunity for hundreds of cheaters to build the fake websites and cheat the tourists. Over

The decrease in militant activities in Kishtwar district of Jammu and Kashmir has proved beneficial for Pangi (Chamba) and Lahaul valleys of Himachal as tourist movement across the Manali-Kilaar-Kishtwar-Jammu route is witnessing drastic increase this year. Once known as no man’s land, increasing tourist activities on highly sensitive Kilaar-Kishtwar-Jammu route has once again turned this