About - Banon Resort
A picturesque hill station encircled by snowy mountains and dense pinewoods with the meandering Beas River, Manali in the state of Himanchal Pradesh is famed for its aesthetic beauty. Lying at an altitude of 6260 feet, Manali is the premier hill station in the Kullu valley, whose splendor lies in the ever flowing Beas river with conifer gradients and crop orchards hiking up to the snow clad knolls of Himalayas. This awe inspiring hill resort is sandwiched between the imposing peaks of Pir Panjal and Dhauladhar. A land, which is the holy abode of numerous goddesses and gods, this gorgeous hill resort is puffed up with colourful festivals, fairs and pretty shrines.
Renowned as the queen of valleys, this beautiful hill station in the lower Himalayas is close knit with the legendary lawgiver of ancient India, Manu. It is believed that, Manali is the place where the ark of Manu found its resting after a great flood. Manali, which literally means the abode of Manu, has got remarkable significance in the ethnic culture and tradition of India.
Besides the splendor of its natural vista, a lot of other interesting activities are in store in Manali. A trendy holiday spot, Manali offers outstanding opportunities in mountaineering, treeking, and skiing. The unexplored hilly route to the adjacent valleys is an awe inspiring experience.
With scores of artifacts, the malls and other shops of Manali offer a delightful shopping experience to tourists. Gifted with breathtaking sceneries, Manali serves as a perfect place for those who want to be in the midst of blossoming greens and valley views.
Banon Resort, a resort in Manali is the most conveniently located hotel in Manali (Himanchal Pradesh - INDIA) with all local sight seeing spots and the mall within walking distance.
The Hotel offers 32 rooms for accommodation. All the rooms are well furnished with all modern facilities.
An exclusive Multi Cuisine restaurant and also Cafe Magnolia open for breakfast, sancks and beverages.
The "Fall Out Bar Exclusively designed Bar serving delicious cock-tails. Open from 2 p.m to 12 midnight
It also offers centrally heated Conference Hall with all modern sound and audio-visual equipment and secretarial services. Arrangements on request with extra charge for local cultural evenings, Bar-be-Que, Bonfire, Theme Parties etc.
Resort In Manali
Banon resorts is an expression of a family’s efforts towards perfection spanning over a hundred years. The resort was built and is managed by the descendents of Capt A.T. Banon who started the first hotel/guest house in Manali in the early 20th century.
With an experience of about 100 years in the hospitality industry we have tried to create an unique experience for our guests by designing a resort which combines the past and the present, to give a feel of the ancient cultural heritage of Kullu Valley in a modern setting with world class comfort and exclusive style. The resort is a combination of traditional architecture and modern designs which blends beautifully into the environment and offers its residents the best of both worlds.
The Banon Resort, only luxurious resort in manali is a beautifully designed resort. Unique in its architecture and exclusive in style and comfort. Designed by Ram Sharma, one of India’s leading architects. The only resort with cottages in Manali, consists of a main building with large public areas and cottages spread over 2 acres of landscaped gardens which gives a feeling of great space and privacy. The resort is centrally heated and the cottages have beautiful wood fired stoves to make your stay comfortable during the winter months.
While being a world away in terms of lifestyle and seclusion, the resort is within a kilometer from the town. The resort is situated in one of Manali’s best preserved areas, close to the circuit house, amidst apple orchards and reserved deodar forests with magnificent views of snow covered peaks of the great Himalayan range.
What to do in Manali
Manali named after Manu Rishi is a valley located at an altitude of 1,926 meters with a combination of nature's splendour and a rich cultural heritage. Described as the end of the "Habitable World" by Penelope Chetwood, in her best seller on the Kullu Valley is rightly described so, as Manali is like an emerald oasis in the midst of a sea of gigantic mountains and cold deserts. Popularly known as the valley of gods, its mystical traditions of shamanism, ancient rituals and unique festivals replete with folk dance and music, provide the visitor a holiday with a difference.
Activities in Manali
Swift and gentle rivers, thick forests, snow capped peaks and the rich Himalayan flora and fauna in Manali, make it a paradise for the nature lover.
Adventure sportsare well organized and safely conducted under the supervision of well trained and experienced guides and instructors.
River Rafting down the rapid of the river Beas can be a thrilling, roller coasting experience.
Para Gliding from the valley is one of the most exciting sports.
Skiing is a fun sport and can usually be enjoyed all through the year.
Trout Fishing is a pleasurable activity amidst the serene surroundings of various rivers in the secluded valleys.
Treks and Nature Walks to ancient temple, lake and mystical water falls, in and around the valley, can be a rejuvenating experience. Rohtang Pass is an exhilarating drive with spectacular view of the gigantic mountains. Cultural Tour in Manali provides a gourmet treat for the culture lover. The tour includes a visit to the Hadimba temple which was built in the 15th century, and dedicated to goddess Hadimba. You can pay a visit to the Vashisht Rishi temple, the Manu Rishi temple, different Gompas, the Roerich Art gallery, the Palace at Naggar and various sulphur springs in the valley.