Manali presently forms the core of mountaineering in Himachal. The Beas Kund region and lower reaches of the Hanuman Tibba (5,930m), the Manali and Shitidhar peaks around the source of the river Beas, and the Deo Tibba (6,001m) area, are suggested for beginners with some experience. Situated at the northern end of the kullu valley, Manali has spectacular views of snowcapped peaks and is Surrounded by towering peaks from all around. Manali's major asset is its proximity to the snowline. It has a flourishing orchard industry, a popular honeymoon destination and trailhead for numerous treks as well as a great countryside ideal for adventure sport lovers.
Himachal Pradesh is a state in northern India, with an area of approximately 55000 sq km. It is bordered by Jammu and Kashmir in the north, Punjab in the west, Haryana in southwest and Uttarakhand in the southeast. Abundant natural charm and cultural diversity are two of the prime reasons for its popularity as a holiday destination.
Nestled in the Himalayas, the mightiest mountain range on earth, Himachal Pradesh has some spectacular landscapes. As the name suggests (Him meaning snow), it is a land of snow-clad mountain peaks, snow-fed rivers and sparkling streams. This picturesque scenery lures many to this enchanting place, making it a major hub for thrill seekers in North India. Mountaineering in Himachal Pradesh is an important contributor to tourism in the state as trekkers come here from across the globe.
The starting point of numerous hiking and rock climbing activities in Himachal Pradesh is Manali. It serves as a base for those, who want to pursue mountaineering in the Beas Valley. Manali is located at the northern end of the Kullu Valley, and the hordes of trails beginning from here make it an ideal place to start an expedition. Hanuman Tibba, with an elevation of approximately 5300 metres and Deo Tibba (6000 metres) are the most famous peaks in this region to where mountaineers walk.