Manali is the centre of tourism in December. A lot of people who haven’t seen snow visit Manali in December. Hotels provide specially designed packages for couples and families in December. December starts with low tourist season for the first two weeks. Tourism activities start increasing after the 15th of December. Mercury stays at the chilling level. You can see snowfall in town or at higher elevations of Manali frequently.
December month is one out of peak winter months of the year. Temperature stays too low even in the daytime that you can not get out of hotel room without proper clothing. The maximum range of temperature is 5 O C to 10 O C. Minimum temperature drops below zero and can come as low to – 10 O C. Its too bad that water remains under the sky overnight starts freezing at night. Water gets too cold that it gets necessary to add hot water to drink.
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In December people visit Manali to have fun with snow. You can do a lot of snow sports in Solang Valley. Skiing is also possible in Solang Valley. You need to climb to the hilltop using mountain lift at Solang Valley to do skiing. This one ride of 1.5 km cost Rs. 500 each. This slope is just for beginners. If someone wants to move toward the next level of skiing they can go heliskiing. There are agencies in Manali provide this ride to tourists. There are also activities like paragliding, horse riding and mountain climbing. You can do all these activities in December.
December month is the season when you can see snowfall in Manali. Weather remains extremely cold in this month. You should keep all winter clothes in their luggage. You need warms socks, muffler, gloves, cap, jackets and waterproof boots to keep yourself warm.
You should also check advance reservation for hotels and travel. December is peak season time at Manali. You should book everything in advance to get proper accommodation and travel arrangements.