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Manali offers many adventure activities for tourist. Below are the most adventure activities in & around Manali.

Rafting in manali
River Rafting:
River- rafting in manali is offered by private operators at Pirdi near Kullu where a water sports centre has been set up to provide the rafting services in manali for the tourists. Rafting in manali is available on stretches of the River Beas, where rapids of high grades can be negotiated. Rafting in kullu manali provides an exhilarating interlude fro enthusiasts. Water rafting in Kullu manali is done on river Beas from Pirdi (4 kms ahead of Kullu town) down to Jhiri, on a stretch of approximately 14 kms. (Period Apr 15th-Jun end). The journey takes nearly one & half hour consisting of rapids from grade II & III. 

Paragliding:
Riding the thermals and sailing the blue sky like the Himalyan Eagle can be thrilling experience. Paragliding facilities are available at Solang Nallah and Marhi. Tourist are advised to undertake the sport only through the operators who are registered with the Tourism Department. Also insist on the pilot showing you his registration license issued by the District Administration.

1. Short flights: The client is taken 100 - 150 mts up the slope and takes a flight along with the pilot in the two seater paraglider. The flight lasts for approximately 60 - 90 seconds.


2. High flying: Approximately 20-30 minutes flight and arranged at Fatru, Kothi and Bijli Mahadev. Mainly for experienced pilots who have done short flights. 

trekking in manali
Trekking:
Comfortable walking shoes with a good grip on the ankles. Water proof warm jacket. Woolen / tennis scocks and stockings. Sunglasses, headgear, rucksack and other bags too if you plan to hire porters and ponies. Water- Bottle, Swiss army Knife, Sleeping Bag and foam ground sheet, Gloves, umbrella, rope, Medical and first aid equipment. Photographic Equipment, Torch and batteries, tent, Compass, Binoculars, cooking Equipments, food and rations.Fresh Fruits, vegitables, meat and milk are rarely in short supply along the trails apart from higher reaches and parts of the trans Himalyas. 

Skiing:
Rohtang Pass and Solang Nallah offer a variety of slopes for skiers. Some easy runs are provided for beginners who can take a course or just hire an instructor for a short while from the directorate of Mountaineering and Allied sports or a one of the other agencies registered with department of Tourism. Sking facilities are available throughout the year at Rohtang. Expert skiers can enjoy helisking during the winter months for which they may contact the department of Tourism. 

camping in manali
Camping:
Away from the hectic city life, Manali is having the dense woodlands, cedar forests, the crisp mountain air beckon the nature lovers to this enchanting land. Camping in Manali at once means relaxation in the lap of Mother Nature. The serene beauty with the balmy breeze takes away the exertion that one feels from the monotonous daily chores. 

The Beas river has its source in Rohtang pass where Beas Kund Camp is a popular camping destination. Raison, and Shoja also have a beautifull camp sites for the experienced and high altitude campers the glacier of ladakhi Manali is an irresistible attraction. For inexperienced the Solang valley, Kothi and Manali camp offers luxury camping amidst the Apple Orchids.