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    Best time to Visit Solang Valley: Whole Year

    Category : Adventure: Adventure.,Hiking,Hot Air Ballooning,Paragliding,Camping

    Duration(days) : 1 Days

    Description

    Solang Valley lies 14 kms from Manali and is a one of the most popular tourist destinations in Himachal Pradesh.
    Solang Valley is quiet and is best approached by road. The drive up to Solang is extremely picturesque. 

    Solang Valley gives you stunning views of the snow-capped peaks and beautiful glaciers. 

     

    If you visit this place in summers, you can take part in activities like paragliding, zorbing, mountain biking, horse riding etc. 
    And in winter, you can enjoy snow and snow-based activities. Skiing is a popular sport here.

     

    Atal Bihari Vajpayee Institute of Mountaineering and Allied Sports, is based at Solang. This institute is the venue for winter skiing festival and also offers training in skiing to the tourists. 

     

    Availability of Adventure Sports by month. Most of the activities are banned during monsoons (July to September)

     Sport  Jan - Mar  Apr - Jun  Oct - Dec
     Cable Car Ropeway  Yes  Yes   Yes
     Amateur Skiing  Yes  Yes  Yes
     Snow Scooter  Yes  Yes  Yes
     Zorbing    Yes  
     Paragliding     Yes  Yes
     Quad (ATV)    Yes  
     Helicopter Ride    Yes  


    Food options:

    Try out some Chinese food from the local roadside shacks, and try out the good old maggi.


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    Adventure activities

    Entry Fees :₹ Time To Visit :9:30 AM to 6:30 PM

    Solang valley has fine ski slopes, hence it is a perfect place for skiing. In winter, the valley becomes a skiing paradise with children of all ages slipping and sliding over the fresh white snow. When snow melts in the summer, skiing is replaced by parachuting, zorbing, paragliding and horse riding.
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      Gondala (Cable Car)

      Entry Fees :₹ 450 Time To Visit :9:30 AM to 6:30 PM

      The state-of-the-art ropeway is a favourite with the tourists and a convenient way to view the beautiful Solang. The 1.3 Km cable car ride on a vertical rise of 500m provides breathtaking views of the valley. Cable car ride costs app Rs. 450 per head.
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        Skiing

        Entry Fees :₹ 300 Time To Visit :

        Solang valley is best place for Skiing, even for Amateurs. Solang valley has fine ski slopes, and there are training programmes at the place that provide professional skiing training.
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          Snow Scooter / Quad (ATV)

          Entry Fees :₹ 500 Time To Visit :

          You will find many operators offering Quad(ATV) in summers or snowmobile in winter. It is a popular adventure sports option for all ages at Solang.
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            Zorbing

            Entry Fees :₹ 350 Time To Visit :

            Hurling down on the slopes of beautiful Solang Valley; in a ball in a large, transparent plastic ball is a fun in its own kind.
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              Paragliding

              Entry Fees :₹ 500 to 700 Time To Visit :

              There are Paragliding options for beginners. The rates vary from 1 minute jump to and extended 20 minutes full stretch flight. The Paragliding Charges for one minute short flight ranges between Rs.500 - 700 and for 20 minutes flight, it can cost upto Rs. 1,800
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                Helicopter Ride

                Entry Fees :₹ 2500 Time To Visit :

                You can enjoy the beauty of Solang Valley through Helicopter Rides. The rides are usually organized from Mid April to End June. The rates vary depending of duration of ride. The rates usually start from INR 2000 per person for a 5 minute ride
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                  Camping

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                  In summers, there are lot of options to camp at the lush green meadows of Solang Valley. Thus having opportunity to stay close to nature.
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                    Trekking

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                    There is option to get on short treks at this area. You can go on three hours trek with local guides and explore the naturally-formed ice Shiva linga or towards the scenic Solang water fall.
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                      Snow Point

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                      Snow Point is towards Rohtang Route. It is not a fixed point, it is a spot closest to Manali with ample snow is usually designated as the snow point. Once you are here, you can indulge in fun-filled activities like building your very own snowman, pounding your friends with snowballs or climbing around in snow shoes. The best time to indulge in a snowy affair is during winters when the place recieves the fresh snow.
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                        Solang Valley lies 14 kms from Manali.
                        Solang Valley is quiet and is best approached by road. The drive is through scenic cascading mountains with Beas River flowing along side.