The intimacy of a resort promises tranquility, which Larisa Resort, Manali, offers beautifully. Nestled in the inviting lap of the mountains in Kullu-Manali, spending quality time is the priority here. Numerous happy hours can be spent star-gazing in the night and admiring the rainbow during the day, moreover, many happier ones capturing them on canvas. When you are done with your illustrations, you may want to join the symphony of the wind and the birds with the musical instruments in the recreation room. And yes, there are bicycles too... you could fancy taking a ride along the meadows, chasing the swarm of butterflies.
Larisa Resort, Manali has many outstanding spots to curl up and read; no wonder, we have put together a library to match. With a bag full of assorted books wonderfully blending with a mug of hot chocolate or a cup of freshly brewed tea, it is definitely a place to be explored by the avid readers. The collection of movies lined up in the mini-theatre adds to the happiness of the movie-buffs. For a bunch of playful kids, there is a playroom and if that was not enough... we have a memorable activity for them to indulge in: planting a tree and monitor its growth over their consecutive visits. Larisa Resort is one of its kind in Manali that offers customisable experiences that will have you coming back for more!
This medieval Castle was built by Raja Sidh Singh of Kullu around 1460 A.D. It is 6 kilometeres from Larisa Resort, Manali .
Himalayan Trout Fish
The Kullu Valley has numerous places for trout fishing. These include Katrain, Raison, Kasol and Naggar, along the river Tirthan near Larji, in the Sainj valley. It is 2 kilometers from Larisa Resort, Manali.
Experience a tour in the pine tree jungles of Manali for a tryst with nature. The Somban Tour starts with a road going deep in to the pine tree jungle. At the end of the tour, unwind in a great place alongside a stream for picnic and a multitude of tuck shops. The Somban Tour is just 5 minutes from Larisa Resort, Manali.
Visit Kullu town for an experience of river rafting or go souvenir shopping of beautifully designed shawls. Kullu town is 26 kilometers from Larisa Resort, Manali.
Soel is a gorgeous village which is a perfect spot for picnics and family clambakes. This charming location is well known for its trek between the pine trees which leads you to a fresh stream, perfect for fishing. At Larisa Resort, Manali, we also assist in finding a guide who can help you catch fish at cheap prices. Soel is located 3 kilometers from the Larisa Resort, Manali.
Over three hundred deities are given credit for the beauty that abounds in the region, and all of them rise at Dussehra to pay homage to Lord Raghunath, the one who rules them all. Come Dussehra, Kullu is transformed by the week-long festivities, and travellers come from around the world to be a part of the experience.
For the rest of the year, spiritual succour can be found in the beautiful temples and monasteries that abound in the region, with architectural quirks and picturesque settings to admire.
The Himalayas are home and inspiration for many artists. One such artist was the Russian painter, Nicholas Roerich, whose works can be seen in New York, St. Petersburg, and the neighbouring town of Naggar, here in Kullu. He lived in a lovely villa here, and painted the Himalayas, and now it serves as a museum for his art.
When you are done admiring his masterpieces, you can pick some up for yourself. The brightly-coloured Pulla slippers and Kullu caps make great souvenirs. You can find them in the many stalls lining the highways, where you can also find the famous, kaleidoscopic Kullu shawls, woven with classic merino wool and soft and luxurious angora.
Besides sight-seeing, there is a lot you can do in the region. You can go trekking, skiing and paragliding over the slopes, and fishing, rafting, kayaking in the rivers. The more adventurous can enjoy the glory of the Himalayan mountains by camping and rock-climbing too.