Your way to paradise.
VISIT & STAY
A selection of methods to visit.
The nearest airport is situated on NH21 about 5o km south of Manali and 10 km south of Kullu town. The airport is also known as Kullu-Manali airport(KUU) ,Air India has regular flights to the airport from New Delhi. Recently another operator ‘Himalayan Bulls’ has started flights on Kullu-Chandigarh-Kullu sector International connecting flights naturally are from Delhi’s IGI Airport.
Manali can be reached from Delhi by national highway NH 1 up to Ambala and from there NH 22 to Chandigarh and from there by national highway NH21 that passes through Bilaspur, Sundernagar, Mandi and Kullu towns. The road distance from Chandigarh to Manali is 310 km , and the total distance from Delhi to Manali is 570 km. Luxury buses (including Volvos) usually ply overnight on this route and are available from all major bus terminals.
There is no close railhead available close to Manali. The nearest broad gauge railheads are at Una 250 km away, Kiratpur Sahib (268 km) , Kalka (275 km), Chandigarh (310 km), and Pathankot (325 km) . The nearest narrow gauge railhead is at Joginder Nagar (175 kms). The Kalka-Shimla_Railway is nostalgic narrow gauge route culminating at the state capital of Shimla wherefrom one has to travel by road to Manali.