By Daphne Clarance: Manali, a beautiful destination tucked in the Himalayas, has been a tourist-grabbing spot for ages. This quaint town in the high-altitude mountains of Himachal Pradesh witnesses people from all walks of life as it offers solitude, picturesque landscapes, perfect slopes for backpacking and comfortable weather.
Given that Manali is one of the most popular tourist destinations, there are still some spots left to be explored. If you’re looking for places to visit for your Manali visit, then we have four hidden gems you should add to your bucket list.
Located 10 km from Manali, this waterfall has a breathtaking view of nature. Travel junkies can explore this site of the hill station with its 20 feet-drop waterfall with a cave-like base.
Jogini Waterfall is another picturesque area of the travel destination that can be perfect for adventure lovers who like to trek. You can rent a bike from Manali and drive to Jogini Waterfall, enjoying the breathtaking journey in between.
Koksar is a village near Himachal Pradesh that lies on the Leh-Manali highway. It is one of the coldest villages in the Lahaul-Spiti district and remains snow-covered during winter. Soak in the beautiful landscape of the village while indulging in local sightseeing and cuisine.
Located around 10 km from Manali, and situated on the left bank of the river Beas, Sajla Waterfall is a gorgeous sight to see at the Sajla village. The area is surrounded by deodar trees, pine trees, apple orchards and spectacular snow-covered mountain peaks.