Location: Old Manali is situated at an approximate distance of 3 km in the northwest of Manali, in Himachal Pradesh state.
Description: Manali is named after the great sage Manu, who is believed to be the creator of this world. Manali is divided into two parts; one is the new Manali and the other is Old Manali, with Manalsu River separating the two. The region of Old Manali is very famous for apple, plum and pear orchards and old guesthouses. These traditional houses located in old Manali are made from mud and wood and are worth watching. The orchards are the main source of income for the majority of inhabitants in Old Manali. The main attractions of Old Manali are Manu Rishi temple and the Manaligarh fort. There are a number of cafes and restaurants in the streets of Old Manali, which are famous for Thai cuisines. Most of the cafes are located on the inclined road that leads to the old Manali village. Some of the people in village also run guesthouses for their living. The people of this idyllic village are very co-operative and pleasant in nature and they will make you feel like you belong to this place.
Activities: Old Manali gives a warm and welcoming feel to tourists. The ancient temples and the greenery of the orchards in Old Manali will remind you about the childhood stories and bring you to a magical land of dreams.