Manali: Due to an extended winter season this year, tourists can be seen visiting the hill station in large numbers. The snow capped mountains have become a hub of adventure sports for the visitors.

Famous for Skiing ‘Solangnala’ in Manali is flooded with tourists these days and has become a centre of attraction due to snow scooter ride Horse riding and adventure sports which are drawing  tourists  in hordes.

The increased number of tourists in the month of March has given enough reason to the local traders to be happy.

Rohtang Pass which is closed for visit due to heavy snowfall will be opened by the April end. On Friday 1000 tourist vehicles was recorded to have enetered  Solangnala. The traders and locals confirmed the entry of tourists’ vehicles in large numbers.

In this connection , one of the traders said, “Tourists are coming here in good numbers. All are enjoying skiing, snow sledging, snow scooter ride, snow tube, mountain biking, horse riding and other adventure sports.”

As per the traders,  arrival of tourists in larger numbers in the valley has increased their income and business.

JPN\ Bureau