Located in the Himalayan state of Himachal Pradesh, Manali (Also known as Kullu-Manali) is famous amongst foreign travelers for Backpacking. For the Indian tourist it serves as a Honeymoon Destination or a summer destination to beat the heat. The Beas river flowing alongside makes the town even more beautiful in the backdrop of the green mountains. Solang Valley located close by is famous for its cable car and skiing. The Parvati valley situated along the Parvati river is a trekkers paradise. NGT has recently banned the Paragliding, Snowmobile fun and regulated the number of vehicles reaching the famous Rohtang Pass (4000 mtr) to prevent the human impact on the lovely Mountainous pass in the Pir Panjal mountains. You can also indulge in Rafting and Mountaineering in Manali.