14 kilometres to the north west of the main town of Manali, Solang Valley is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Himachal Pradesh. Situated on the way to Rohtang from Manali, every year the valley welcomes tourists in huge numbers. A favourite for adventure enthusiasts, parachuting to paragliding, horse riding to driving mini-open jeeps specially available for tourists of all age groups, Solang Valley has it all.
During winters, Solang valley is covered with snowmaking skiing is a popular sport here, with training institutes and trainers located in the valley to supervise skiers and train beginners. As the snow melts, skiing is taken over by zorbing. Another popular attraction of Solang valley, taking advantage of the slopes of the valley, you are likely to spot a huge transparent ball with mostly two people inside it rolling down the slope during summers. Yes, Zorbing is as much fun as it looks like. One of the most vibrant and enjoyable places in Manali, there is no way one can possibly miss this amazing valley, while here.
A place worth visiting all round the year, that’s exactly what makes this place the perfect holiday destination. However, the best time to visit Solang Valley depends on why you wish to go uphill. If you’re looking to indulge in activities like paragliding, gondola, and more, the lush green summers are the ideal time. But, if you’re a winter lover and feel like tasting the thrill of skiing and skating, the snowy weather between November to February makes for the perfect time to plan your trip. While the snow enhances the beauty of Solang Valley in December, the summers here flaunt warm afternoons, and cold mornings & evenings.