MANALI: Indefinite bandh by taxi operators of Manali has left thousands of tourists confined to their hotels as all taxi drivers and taxi unions have decided to agitate against the government for its decision to stop movement of all vehicles older than for years on Manali-Rohtang road following orders from Himachal High Court. Him-Aanchal Taxi

MANALI: Early arrival of monsoon and news about stranding of tourists after landslides in various parts of north India is set to take toll on tourism industry of Himachal, with tourists concerned about the present condition in hill state. Tourists are contacting hoteliers and travel agents to know if it is safe to visit Himachal

SHIMLA: Most parts of Himachal have lashed by heavy rain as south-west monsoon entered Himachal Pradesh on Saturday. The monsoon has arrived around 10 days in advance. Monsoon also entered West Bengal & Sikkim, Jharkhand, entire Bihar, Uttarakhand,  and Jammu & Kashmir; some more parts of east Madhya Pradesh and some parts of east Uttar

SHIMLA/MANALI: Residents in Kinnaur, Lahaul-Spiti, Manali, upper Shimla and Dalhousie are forced to wear the woollens in mid June as both minimum and maximum temperature in Himachal have plunged by 5 to 10 degrees Celsius in five days following rain in mid and low hills and snowfall in high hills. Fresh snowfall on Rohtang pass

MANALI: River rafting, river crossing, canoeing and all the water sports have been banned in Kullu. Given the rising water level in Beas, Parbati and other water streams of the district, administration has taken this decision for the safety of tourists. White water river rafting in Kullu-Manali River Beas, Parbati and their tributaries are in

MANALI: With tourists wandering hotel to hotel in search of rooms and most of the tourists not being able to get cabs for sightseeing, Manali town has come to standstill with unexpected high rush of tourists these days. Tourists having fun in snow at Rohtang Pass in Manali Last weekend, Manali saw the record increase

MANALI: Tourist town of Manali witnessed record over 2,500 tourist vehicles from outside the state on Saturday and these vehicles deposited Green Tax worth Rs 4.75 lakh which is a new record here. After seeing a little slump in Himachal tourism in April and May, June has proved out to be a bumper month in

MANALI: Following widely reported attacks on women in India, including gang rape with an American tourist in Manali, a survey by New Delhi based trade body had said that Indian travel agencies are reporting 25% decline in foreign tourists’ arrival. While, figures provided by the government reveals that tourism from abroad is on the rise.