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Winter Getaways In Manali – The Ultimate Adventure Destination!

Nestled amidst the stunning mountains, Manali is one of the most famous hill stations filled with the abundance of beauty. This picturesque location provides everything a vacationer might want, including the stunning Pir Panjal mountains, the lovely Beas river, spectacular waterfalls, adventure sports, and much more. Visiting this charming hill station during the winter will undoubtedly be worthwhile with the snow blanketed all over. Apart from being a beautiful vacation spot, winter getaways in Manali offers a chance to the visitors to experience adventure and thrill by going for different winter sports. Going for these adventurous sports will surely be worth it for adrenaline junkies.

Winter Getaways In Manali
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To enjoy the best of Manali during winters with snow spread everywhere, SaffronStays private villas & homestays will be a great option for you. These villas offer top quality accommodation along with a wider range of facilities and services for comfort as well as entertainment. Here you can sit back and relax while enjoying the lovely views of snow capped mountains.


Manali provides the perfect weather for paragliding where you can fly high in the blue sky while enjoying the lovely views of mountains covered in snow. Gliding down from the hilltop peaks will surely be a once in a lifetime experience. Medium flights can last for 15 minutes and longer flights anywhere between 40 minutes to 1 hour.

SaffronStays Persimmon House, Manali is a 4-bedroom villa which is located close to the paragliding spot. The villa is named after the Persimmon fruit trees which can be found in the surrounding area. It can be a great party or celebration spot with a beautiful open lawn offering stunning valley views and gorgeous mountainscapes.


Manali provides some of the best conditions for skiing in the country and one can see several skiing enthusiasts enjoying the sport during the months of December and January. Slopes of the mountain provide the ideal path to enjoy this fun filled and thrilling adventure ride. Rohtang, Solang Valley, Marhi, Gulaba and Dhundi are some of the best places for skiing near Manali. Also amateurs can learn skiing in the best possible way with the help of professionals.

Couples, families and large groups looking for a place to stay in Manali can head to SaffronStays The Amlyn, Manali: a 5-bedroom Signature homestay near Solang valley. The lush green lawn provides the ideal setting to enjoy a picnic and play badminton with your loved ones. Having a cup of tea or coffee while gazing at the beautiful mountain and valley sights sets the evening mood just right. Enjoy delicious local and mughlai cuisines prepared by the in-house chef.


Riding a bike in the mountainous terrain of Manali is the perfect way to enjoy a thrilling experience for adrenaline junkies. Mountain biking is common in Manali as it is very robust and fun. Biking through the rugged tracks of Manali hills requires the experience and skill of handling the bicycle properly. Some of the best biking tracks include Umlingla Pass, Naggar and Solang Valley.

Close to these bucket-list worthy biking tracks and Manali market is SaffronStays Monarch Manor: a luxurious homestay in Manali offering accommodation for couples, families & large groups. With stunning views of the surrounding mountains and beautiful forests the villa is the perfect place to have a relaxing time and enjoy cosy celebrations. The best way to spend time with your loved ones will be to go for games such as cricket, football or badminton.


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Snowboarding, which is akin to skiing, is one of the best adventure sports to try in Manali if you want to get out of your comfort zone. The spectacular sport that takes place on higher and steeper hills is best enjoyed in January.


One of the best ways to experience the beauty of Manali is to go hiking through snow-capped mountains. Hiking through the mountainous terrain of Manali is also perfect for those who seek seclusion and peace. Some of the best hiking trails near Manali are Pin Parvati Pass and Great Himalayan National Park. It can be perfect for having fun with friends and testing your fitness level. These adventure trails along with other activities are offered at SaffronStays Hillstation Over Tirthan Valley, a 2-bedroom luxury homestay next to the UNESCO-awarded heritage site (GHNP), overlooking the best views of the Himalayas.

River crossing

River crossing is among the most exciting activities to do in Manali where you can test your fears and limits. River crossing is one of the most common thrilling activities to go for as there are several water streams amidst the hills of Manali. River crossing can be challenging because the individual must cross the river while hanging from a rope, which needs a high level of fitness.

SaffronStays The Mont Arcadia, Manali, a 4-bedroom private homestay near the famous Beas river, is an ideal accommodation for the best river crossing experience. Every room in the villa is equipped with modern amenities and has a balcony with unobstructed views of the Pir Panjal mountains. Go to the gaming area for some entertainment, where you may play board games such as carrom, chess, and ludo. Bonfire night with soothing music can be the best way to spend precious time with your loved ones.

Manali, located on the snowy hilltops, has a lot to offer, including breathtaking views, delectable cuisines, and scattered local markets across the town; all of this while nature is at its best. The town is definitely a great place to spend winter vacations and have some great memories with family and friends.

While picking your accommodation, one can opt for the handpicked collection of homestays by SaffronStays that cater to everything you need. Some of the other top places to stay in Manali include SaffronStays Kesar Villa, Manali and SaffronStays Snowdrop, Manali.

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