Location: Zorbing is performed in Solang valley which is located at a distance of 13 km from Manali in the state of Himachal Pradesh.
Description: Zorbing can be described as a unique recreational activity which involves a huge rolling ball known as orb, commonly made from transparent material called polyvinyl. This activity is performed on smooth slopes covered with grass and that is why the lush green meadows of Solang valley serve as the superb natural places to enjoy zorbing. This sport is not performed in winter season or during snowfall when the mountain slopes are covered with snow. In zorbing, a person goes into a huge ball, while a professional pushes it, thus sending it rolling down the slope. One or up to two persons can slide together in an orb, depending upon their combined weight. The professionals instruct the people before performing this sport, like to hold the harness provided inside the orb till the person has competed this task. The orb or the huge ball is made to slide up to a distance of 100 m on a grassy slope.
Activities: The thrilling feeling which is experienced while rolling down a hill in the orb cannot be described in words. So to experience the adventure of this sport, one must visit Solang valley and take a ride in this huge ball.