Autumn season starts in the month of October in Manali. Green leaves of trees which are washed off by rain turn out to be brown or yellow. This is the best time to view multicolor of the countryside. You would get the opportunity to see various colors of leaves which turns to be yellow, brown or purple. Weather become nippy and cold breeze start flowing. This season is one of the best times to visit Manali. Minimum temperature becomes too low that you cannot stay without the sweater.
October is the season when local people see sunlight regularly after a long time of monsoon. The sky becomes clear and blue and the weather starts to be cold. Maximum temperature range is 12 degree to 14 degrees. Similarly, the minimum temperature fluctuates between 5 to 7 degree. 5 to 7 degree is the low level of cold. You should keep winter clothes with your luggage on the priority basis.
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You can enjoy all the available activities in the month of October. Mountaineering agencies like Himalayan Caravan and Manali peak provide mountaineering arrangements of various elevations at Manali. You can also try your hand on Paragliding at Gulaba, Marhi or Solang Nala. White river rafting also gets opened in the Month of October. You can do this activity at the Village Pirdi of Kullu. Skiing and snowboarding are available at Rohtang Pass in this month. You can also enjoy camping and trekking this month. There are agencies have their office at Mall road provide trekking with a guide.
October is the time when winter tries to step in the Manali town. You should always pack all type of winter clothes in your luggage. October is a mid-season time in Manali. You should book your hotels, taxi in advance before arrival to be away from last minute overcharging.