11 Best Places to Visit in Manali in March

11 Best Places to Visit in Manali in March
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Located amidst the snow-capped mountains, Manali is one of the best and most famous hill stations in the country offering an extraordinary scenic beauty to all the tourists coming here. From thrilling treks to gorgeous campsites to fun jeep rides, there are many things which can be covered this March. If you look for an amazing trip, Honeymoon Bug Manali tour packages are the right choice for you. We offer a variety of customized Manali tours covering the best Places to visit in Manali in March. All these packages can easily be booked from Delhi, Mumbai, Chandigarh or Bangalore, or from any other city.

Enjoy the Manali local sightseeing attractions this March by booking from a variety of experiential tours and activities included in Manali honeymoon packages.  The list of the best Manali visiting places in March include:

11 Best Places to Visit in Manali in March 2023

  1. Hidimba Devi Temple
  2. Tibetan Monasteries
  3. Manu Temple
  4. Jana Waterfall
  5. Club House
  6. Vashisht Hot Water Springs
  7. Solang Valley
  8. Rohtang Pass
  9. Atal Tunnel
  10. Beas River
  11. Kullu

1. Hidimba Devi Temple


One of the most famous tourist attractions in Manali is Hidimba Devi Temple, which is an ancient 15th-century old temple. The temple is dedicated to Goddess Hidimba, the wife of Bheem, one of the Pandavas. This pagoda-style temple is located on a rock, and has a fantastic cone-shaped roof admired by all age travelers. The scenic views of lofty snow-covered mountains in the background makes this temple amongst the best places to visit in Manali in March.

·       Visit the Museum of Himachal Culture 

·       Worship at Siyali Mahadev Temple.

·       Trek at the Himalayan Trails.

·       Visit Rahala Falls.

2. Tibetan Monasteries

tibetan monasteries manali

The famous Tibetan monasteries including Himalayan Nyingmapa Gompa and Gadhan Thekchhokling Gompa are the must visit places in your Manali Trip in March. These monasteries draw a large number of tourists every year and are quite famous for the Tibetan art and craft items which are displayed over there. People prefer coming to Manali in March to mediate and shop for unique Tibetan art and craft objects.

3. Manu Temple

Manu Temple

Located just 3 km away from the famous Mall Road of Manali, the popular Manu Temple is one of the most visited tourist places in Manali. The temple which is dedicated to Lord Manu is liked by people for its serenity. The temple is frequently visited not only by national tourists but foreigners also visit this place very often. If you love trekking, you can also enjoy the greenery and natural beauty of the region by foot.

4. Jana Waterfall

jana waterfall

Jana Waterfall is a 30 feet high waterfall located very close to Manali. The waterfall is located in a quaint village named Jana and one has to trek to the waterfall through dense deodar and pine trees to reach the place. However, the climb is easier as compared to many others in the region and is perfect for even the beginner’ hikers. There is an ancient old wooden bridge in the direction of Jana Falls, which can be used by trekkers for walking across.

5. Club House

club house manali

If you are visiting Manali with your family, then ClubHouse is one of the most interesting places to visit in old Manali. The Club House is amongst the places to see in Manali in March and is famous for several adventure activities and indoor games. Located adjacent to the Manalsu Nallah, Club House has been constructed in the British style of architecture and is managed by Himachal Pradesh Tourism Development Corporation. Some of the popular adventure activities to get involved in include table tennis and carrom, skating, river-crossing, boating, go-karting, etc.

6. Vashisht Hot Water Springs

Vashisht Hot Water Springs

Located 3 km away from Manali, the Vashisht Temple is popular for its natural hot water spring. The premises has a pyramid-shaped stone temple dedicated to Sage Vashisht, and the water spring, which has many medicinal properties, are famous tourist places in Manali in March. While at this place, you can take a dip in the water to relax your body and mind. The temple can easily be assessed by Bus, cabs, taxi, and auto.

Take a dip in the hot springs.

Visit the shrine of Saint Vasistha.

Trek along the hills nearby.

7. Solang Valley

Solang Valley

Located 13 kilometers away from Manali, Solang Valley is located between the Beas Kund and Solang Village. Solang Valley is quite famous among tourists for amazing views of snow-capped mountains and magnificent glaciers thereby attracting ski fanatics from all over the world. The points of interest for Solang Valley include Zorbing, Camping, Quad Biking, Snowmobiling, Skiing, etc.

Things which one can do here:

  • Zorbing.
  • Paragliding.
  • Skiing (available in winters).
  • Parachuting.
  • Horse riding.

8. Rohtang Pass

Rohtang Pass

If you plan a trip to the picturesque valleys near Kullu and Manali, then Rohtang Pass is the must book place on your itinerary. Rohtang Pass is located 50 km away from the main town, and is quite accessible by road; it is the highest pass in the Himalayas. Located at a staggering height of 3978 meters above sea level, the pass offers pristine views of the Himalayas which you can experience on your trip to Manali in March.

Popular things to Do at Rohtang Pass

  • Jeep Safari.
  • Adventure sports.
  • Pay a visit to Nehru Kund enroute.
  • Photography at snow covered Himalayan mountains.

9. Atal Tunnel

Atal Tunnel

Atal Tunnel which is also known as the Rohtang Tunnel is a horseshoe-shaped highway tunnel connecting Manali and the Lahaul-Spiti valley. This tunnel helps reduce the traveling time between Manali and Spiti by almost 4-5 hours. The tunnel is named after the former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee, and is the world’s longest tunnel. The tunnel’s North End brings visitors into Sissu, which has high peaks, thus making it the best Places to visit Near Manali in March.

10. River Rafting at Beas River

River Rafting at Beas River

River Rafting in Manali is done along the River Beas and liked by most of the people coming here for a splendid holiday. The river rafting begins from a small district named Pirdi, and takes almost about 1.5 hours. The river rafting is open in summer season and the travelers can book any slot out of various available options.

Things to Do at Beas River

·  River Water Rafting.

·    Take strolls around the river.

·   River crossing.

·   Picnic spots.

·   Visit the nearby Pandoh Dam.

11. Kullu

Kullu Valley

For all the adventure enthusiasts, Kullu is one of the most popular destinations. Here one can get indulged in various activities like camping, trekking, river rafting, and paragliding. You can try out these activities in Manali in the month of March to satisfy your soul completely. Some of the things which you can do in Kullu include Paragliding, river rafting, camping, trekking.

Other Unexplored Places of Manali in March

Have a look at some of the places to visit in Manali during March which you canexplore in your next getaway to Manali:

·       Bhuntar – For A Splendid Getaway

·       Kangra – Offers Calm Vibes

·       Mandi – Known For Amazing Biking Trips

·       Prashar Lake – For Serene Surroundings & Greenery

·       Patalsu Peak – Perfect Trekking option For Beginners

·       Hampta Pass– A Beautiful Multi-Day Trek

·       Sethan– Quaint Place Near Manali

·       Deo Tibba – For the Experienced Climbers

·       Kasol – For Relaxing Vacation

·       Manikaran – The Famous Pilgrimage Destination

·       Malana – To get eye catchy View of The Mountains

·       Tosh Valley – Picturesque Valley

·       Kheerganga – Popular Trekking Destination

·       Jibhi– Lush Greenery and Snow-Clad Mountains

·       Gulaba – Magical Aura

·       Naggar – Enjoy Camping Under the SKy 

·       Himvalley Amusement & Cultural Park – For Memorable Holidays

·       Arjun Gufa – Perfect place to Explore

·       Rahala Waterfalls – Admire the Spectacular Falls

·       Great Himalayan National Park – For Bird Watching

·       Jagat Sukh – Old Temples & Picturesque Valleys

·       Marhi– Enjoy the Captivating Beauty

Manali in March

March is the most preferred month to visit Manali as the weather is quite pleasant and perfect for outdoor activities. The temperature in Manali at this time is very pleasant and varies between 15°C and 30°C. If you love doing outdoor activities then March is the ideal time to try paragliding, trekking, camping and rafting.

Situated at the banks of the Beas River, Kullu Manali is home to the picturesque and snow-covered towns of Kullu and Manali. Due to their close proximity to each other, Kullu Manali are often considered as a single destination. Manali is one of the most preferred tourist places in Himachal Pradesh and is visited by more people throughout the year.

So, if you plan to visit this beautiful place in March, start booking your Manali tour package with Honeymoon Bug.

FAQs About Manali in March 2023

Is March a good time to visit Manali?

The summer season in Manali begins in March and ends by June/July. It is the perfect time to book a Manali tour package if you want to get indulged in paragliding, rafting and mountain sports in Solang Valley. The temperature during the month of March varies from 10°C to 25°C and the pleasant weather makes outdoor activities much more exciting.

Which is better: Shimla or Manali in March?

Both Shimla and Manali are good options. Shimla is a very small hill station with all attractions located nearby. On the other hand, Manali is little big as compared to Shimla and is liked by adventure seekers during the season of March. So, if you want to enjoy adventure sport activities, then Manali is an ideal choice.

Which are the best shopping places to visit in Manali in March?

The travelers can have top-quality shopping experience in Manali by visiting the beneath mentioned places for shopping:

  • Old Manali Market
  • Himachal Emporium
  • Tibetan Market
  • Manu Market
  • The Mall Road
  • Bhuttico

Where can one witness snowfall in Manali in March?

If you are lucky, you might get snowfall in Mid-March in Manali or at higher altitude places like Solang, Rohtang Pass, or Kothi or Gulaba. To enjoy snowfall in Manali, the tourists prefer coming anywhere between December- February.

What should I wear in Manali in March?

Since the temperature in Manali in March is quite pleasant, one must not forget to carry sufficient woolens, like jackets, caps, etc. Other list of items to carry include:

  • Winter Jacket.
  • Merino Wool Sweaters.
  • Warm Pullovers & Sweatshirts.
  • Waterproof Ski Pants.
  • Accessories.
  • Warm Socks.
  • Sunglasses 

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