Manali is named after sage Manu. It is also know as " Valley of Gods". It is prime holiday destination today just 40km from Kullu. High mountains covered by snow, tall deodars, rippling water of River Beas, cool breeze, singing birds, wild flowers, fruit laden orchards,picturesque hamlets all that nature can give is here. It is 50km from Bhuntar Airport Kullu. It is 310 km form Chandigarh and 280 km from Shimla by road.