Here, we have listed the best five waterfalls that one must not miss to visit while on the Manali tour. A week long tour is necessary to explore all of the major waterfalls present in Manali. All of these waterfalls offer a perfect escape from the hustle of life and into the arms of nature. Read on to know everything about the falls you should not miss out on. 

  • Jogini Falls: Picture-Perfect Views
  • Rahala Waterfalls: Nature’s Blessing
  • Jana Waterfall: A Refreshing Escape
  • Rozy Waterfalls: For Thrill Seekers
  • Knoi Waterfall: Photographer’s Delight

1. Jogini Falls: Picture-Perfect Views

Jogini Falls In Manali

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This is a scenic waterfall in Manali, which drops from a 160-ft height from the rocky Himalayas. You will first pass through Vashisht Temple, which is of mythic importance for the Hindus, as this place is believed to be visited by this sage in ancient times. From this temple sight, you have to hike further for an hour to reach the base of this waterfall. You will hike through rolling hills and pine forest cover.

When you visit this waterfall, it will be mind-blowing to see crystal clear water, cool tiny water droplets from this waterfall hitting your body. The energetic people can reach the waterfall top by trekking for an hour from its base. You can swim and take a bath during the summer seasons in-between April to June. During winter, the water will be too cold. It is an ideal place to relax by nature lovers and honeymoon couples once in the Manali tour.

How To Reach Jogini Falls: Jogini Falls is just 2-km away from Manali main market. You can access via road through your self-driven car, or hiring taxis from Manali Town. Yet, you have to hike for an hour to reach the base of this high-drop waterfall in Manali
Entry Fee: Nil
Timing: Open to the public and tourists 24-hours
Tips: Carry hiking shoes and stick. Also, a backpack with a waterproof photo camera, drinking water, food, towel, spare dress, jackets, and a binocular

2. Rahala Waterfalls: Nature’s Blessing

Rahala Waterfalls

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This is the highest waterfall in Manali, which drops in-between 8,500-ft to 9,000-ft above the mean sea level on the rocky Himalayas present in the Manali Valley. It is the best place to visit by adventure seekers, as you have to pass through a few of the original Rohtang Pass trekking trail routes from Manali to Leh. You will trek through deodar forests and many small streams of water on the Himalayas.

The base of this waterfall has a cascade. Yet, the water will be too cold as the source of water is from glaciers present in the Rohtang Valley. It is the best place to view the snow-capped Himalayas. The specialty of this waterfall is you can find water throughout the year. They look more crystal during the winter season when this waterfall turns to ice.

How To Reach Rahala Waterfalls: Rahala Waterfalls is present in-between Manali to Leh highway. It is 28-km from Manali Town. You can travel through your SUV at any time. Otherwise, you have to hire an HP government bus or a taxi to reach this waterfall, which is near to the road
Entry Fee: Nil
Timing: Open to the public and tourists 24 Hours
Tips: you must carry enough drinking water, food, a binocular, a waterproof photo camera, an additional dress, and a towel

3. Jana Waterfall: A Refreshing Escape

Jana Waterfall In Manali

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This waterfall in Manali is a favorite picnic spot for the Manali locals. It is also one of the tourist attraction places under waterfalls in mania. The base of this waterfall is easy to hike by all ages of people. This is why you can find the number of visitors daily. There are also a few eatery places, where you can taste authentic Himalayan cuisines.

You can take photos of the pine forests, which are covered by these waterfall sides. It is also the finest place to sight the Himalayan birds, which are native to the Mighty Himalayas. You can visit here, as a day trip as there are food facilities near this aquatic attraction.

How To Reach Jana Waterfall: You have to travel via Jana Road, which is also known as Kullu – Naggar – Manali Road. It is 33-km away from Manali Town. You can hire an HP government transport bus or a local taxi to reach the Jana waterfall within 1-hour 30-minutes
Entry Fee: Nil
Timing: Open to the public and tourists 24-hours
Tips: It is advisable to carry hiking shoes, a binocular to see birds, a waterproof photo camera, and additional dresses

4. Rozy Waterfalls: For Thrill Seekers

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This is an amazing waterfall, which you must visit once in your Manali tour. One has to hike the scenic pine forest and rolling hills to reach the base of this waterfall. You can find an engulfing drop of water through rocky mountains during the rainy season, which is from July to September. The adventure seekers can try its Rohtang Pass to reach this waterfall in Manali. It is an excellent aquatic place to visit with your family and enjoy this waterfall on a day trip. You can take one of the evergreen places with the Rocky Mountains near the waterfall surroundings.

How To Reach Rozy Waterfall: It is 28-km away from Manali Town. You have to travel via Manali to Leh highway. There are Himachal Pradesh public transport buses and taxis to reach this waterfall attraction in Manali. It will take an hour to reach this waterfall
Entry Fee: Nil
Timing: Open to the public and tourists 24-hours
Tips: Carry a pair of hiking shoes, hiking sticks, a waterproof photo camera, food, water, and additional dress, if you wish to take a dip in its cascade.

5. Knoi Waterfall: Photographer’s Delight

Knoi Waterfall View

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This is a cute 20-ft drop waterfall from the rocky mountains of the Himalayas in Manali. It is advisable to visit during the monsoon season to swim in its cascade and take a shower bath under this waterfall. Yet, this waterfall is dry during the non-rainy season. The cascade and its base are like a cave formation by big boulders of rocks. You can hear this waterfall sound within a few miles as they drop over rocky terrain. The waterfall and its surrounding places are the best to take postcard size photos, which are untouched by modernization. A day trip is the best to visit this attraction and enjoy it to the fullest.

How To Reach Knoi Waterfall: It is just 10-km away from Manali. You have to travel via Kullu – Naggar – Manali Road to reach this waterfalls attraction in Manali. It will take less than an hour by traveling on HP government buses or through a private taxi
Entry Fee: Nil
Timing: Open to the public and tourists 24-hours
Tips: It is advisable to carry hiking shoes, hiking sticks, waterproof photo cameras, food, water, and additional dress if you wish to take a dip in its cascade.