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ABVIMAS, Skeing Center, Solong, Manali
The Atal Bihari Vajpayee Institute of Mountaineering and Allied Sports,Manali (ABVIMAS) is the largest Adventure Sports training centre in the country. Spread over 20 acres of forested land on the banks of the river Beas, the centre can boast of having a hostel that can accommodate 260 people at a time, a dining hall that can cater to more than 200 people at once and an auditorium that has a seating capacity of 680 people.
Kullu Valley in Himachal Pradesh
On National Highway 21 from Mandi to Dhrmashala, Kullu (1,220 m or 4,000 ft) was once known as Kulanthpitha – `the end of the habitable world`. Beyond rose the forbidding heights of the Greater Himalayas and, by the banks of the shining river Beas, lay the fabled `Silver Valley`.
Kullu is a broad open valley formed by the Beas river between Manali and Largi. This valley is famous for its temples, beauty and its majestic hills covered with Pine and Deodar Forest and sprawling Apple Orchards.The course of the Beas river presents a succession of magnificent, clad with forests of Deodar, towering above trees of Pine on the lower rocky ridges. Kullu valley is sandwiched between the Pir Panjal, Lower Himalayan and Great Himalayan range.
Hanging Bridge of Hanogi over Beas River
The picturesque Hanging Bridge of Hanogi over the River Beas is situated on the National Highway 21 from Mandi to Dharamsala. It is only connection to reach Hanogi village and is a world famous tourist spot. The views really breathtaking!
Temple Street, McLeod Ganj, Dharmasala, Himachal Pradesh
Situated on the Dhauladhar Range, whose highest peak, “Hanuman Ka Tibba”, at about 5,639 metres (18,500 feet), lies just behind it, it is known as “Little Lhasa” or “Dhasa” (a short form of Dharamshala used mainly by Tibetans) because of its large population of Tibetans. The Tibetan government-in-exile is headquartered in McLeod Ganj.
Dharamshala is the centre of the Tibetan exile world in India. Following the 1959 Tibetan uprising there was an influx of Tibetan refugees who followed the 14th Dalai Lama. His presence and the Tibetan population has made Dharamshala a popular destination for Indian and foreign tourists, including students studying Tibet.