Must-visit places in Manali for couples-2021

Manali is a beautiful town located at a high altitude in Himachal Pradesh. It is considered to be the best travel location in India. Also known as the ‘Valley of the Gods’, this place has continued to remain, among the topmost tourist destinations since time immemorial. Despite the numerous attractions in this God city, certain places stand out among the others as being more inviting to young people, couples and adventure seekers. Besides, these destinations are perfect for newlyweds and therefore, the hotels in Manali stay crowded throughout the year. 

Looking for romantic places to visit in Manali? We have listed below the most romantic and happening places, where you can visit with your loved one and have fun together. 

Malana

Malana is a splendid hamlet situated in the Parvati Valley at a distance of 80 km from the town centre. It is a perfect choice for an offbeat getaway with your beloved amidst nature and greenery. Malana has two revered temples of Jamdagni Devi and Renuka Devi which have recently paved their way into the itineraries of the tourists. These temples are famous for their intricate wood and stonework detailing. It is an exotic spot to explore with your partner and has no dearth of natural treasures. This place also boasts amazing trek spots that will make you and your beloved awe in wonder.    

Hidimba Devi Temple

Hidimba Devi Mandir is a popular name in Manali and is frequently visited by couples every day. Dating back to as early as the 1550s, this temple is perched on a hillock and is partly concealed within the splendid cedar forests. This temple has a comforting atmosphere during the afternoons. If you come here in the morning, you may find young boys playing football near the temple. The temple is dedicated to Hidimba Devi and you will feel a soothing aura as soon as you enter the temple premises. Hidimba Devi temple is finely designed on the interiors and gives an aesthetic vibe with its distinct architectural style. It is situated near a cave that is said to have been Hidimba Devi’s place for meditation. 

Kheerganga

Kheerganga is famous for its hot springs and trekking trails. Located in the Parvati Valley, it lies at a distance of 95 km from Manali. The trekking trail starts from the central point of Kheerganga and covers 11 km till the end of it. The road up to Barshaini is the starting point of this trek. This marvellous trail has serene hot springs on both ends and provides the perfect scenic view of the Parvati Kund. Couples can take a relaxing dip in the hot water springs and make a fresh start to the journey. They can also try camping here in this wonderful setting.   

Gadhan Thekchhokling Gompa

Despite its location on the bustling Old Manali, this Tibetan monastery is one of the most peaceful spots in this God city. Being one of the most unexplored places in Manali, Gadhan Thekchhokling Gompa is a perfect place to soothe the senses and rejuvenate from the worries in life. At Gadhan, you can explore the history, architecture and Tibetan culture of the town. Besides, you can also buy the Tibetan handicrafts available in nearby shops and keep them as souvenirs. The monastery is open on all days of the week for guests, except for Sundays.         

Himalayan Nyingamapa Gompa

This Gompa in Manali is one of the most peaceful places in the city. Located in a quaint corner, the Himalayan Nyingamapa Gompa has a beautifully decorated interior and the vibrant hues of the Gomba will surely enliven your senses. You can visit this monastery with your partner and get lost in the aroma of incense sticks engulfing from every corner of the monastery. The prayer hall is open for all and you can have a fab time here praising the beauty of Gompa. The most significant feature of the Himalayan Nyingamapa Gompa is the gold statue of Lord Buddha, which is situated inside the main shrine. Apart from the Buddha statue, the monastery also boasts beautiful wall paintings which display excellent Tibetan work. 

Arjun Gufa 

Located at a 5 km distance from Manali, Arjun Gufa is situated on the bank of the gurgling Beas. This place has a great appeal and therefore is perfect for couples who love exploring caves and other natural beauties. According to history, the hero of the epic Mahabharata, Arjun is believed to have meditated here and therefore has attained the name, Arjun Guha. This Guha is a perfect place to admire the stellar views of snow-capped mountains and alpine forests. The Kunti Mata temple and Kunt Bhayo lake are located in close proximity to the cave, at a 2km distance. With all these features, Arjun Gufa stands out to be among the most remarkable tourist destinations in Manali.   

As you plan your trip with your significant other, consider these places and we are sure that you will have the best time of your lives.