Mana

Mana Village Best place to visit in India and is a last Indian village from the border of India and Tibet/China in the Himalayas. It is located in the district of Chamoli. Uttarakhand government designated it as ‘Tourism Place’. Mana village is one of best tourist attraction nearby to Badrinath, It’s just 3 kms from Badrinath town. The village is on the banks of the River Sarasvati. It is situated at a height of around 3219 meters. Himalayan hills have surrounded The Village.

Mana village holds a huge religious significance for the Hindus .the place is related to the time of Mahabharata. It is believed that the Pandavas (the five mythological characters from the epic Mahabharata) passed through Mana Village when they made their final journey to heaven.

Best time to visit Mana Village

The months of May & June is the peak season for visiting Badrinath and Mana Village, though it is still accessible till early November. Monsoon is from July to September, and it can be visited during this time too, as this place receives less rainfall comparatively. But roads on the way to Joshimath or Badrinath could be bad or could have landslides during monsoon.

How to Reach Mana Village

This trip can be clubbed along with Valley of Flowers trek or while visiting Badrinath/Kedarnath by adding the additional days. In this case, you would have already reached either Joshimath/Govindghat.

  1. Delhi – Haridwar/Dehradun (By train/bus to Haridwar, flights also available to Dehradun)
  2. Haridwar/Dehradun – Joshimath (approx. 280 km, 10 hours by road. Public transport or hired taxi)
  3. Joshimath – Govindghat (20 km) – Badrinath (25 km) – Mana (3 km). It takes about 2 hours to reach Badrinath from Joshimath.
  4. Hence Mana Village Best place to visit in India .

Source – https://www.euttaranchal.com/tourism/mana-village.php

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