Mana Village in Uttarakhand, known as the last village of India which is the closest village to China border. It is Situated in district Chamoli, Uttarakhand which is at an altitude of 3200 m. Mana is the last village of India before Mana Pass and 26 km before the Indian-Tibet Border and 4 km from Indian pilgrimage Badrinath(Char Dham Yatra).
To witness the Last village of India, everyone should visit Mana the last village of India once. It is also called that Mana is the way to Heaven.
Mythology Facts about Mana
It is said that in ancient times when Mahabharata happens all the five Pandavas went to heaven by passing Mana. Bheem(one of the brothers of Pandavas) made a bridge called the Bheem pool near Saraswati river by rocks.
Temperature/Climate in Mana
Mana is the place where the temperature is always cool, you can visit here in the month of May to September. In the winters the temperature goes on minus and snowfall happens always in winters.
How to Reach Mana
If you are planning to view this beautiful place of Uttarakhand then these are the possible ways you can reach here
- The Nearest airport is Jolly Grant Dehradun which is 314 km from Mana.
- The Nearest railway station is Rishikesh and Rishikesh Mana is 296 km.
- You can take a bus from Rishikesh to Badrinath and then Badrinath to Mana which is 4 km.
A road trip from Delhi Mana is 531 km and it can be an awesome road trip to Mana.
Route from Delhi to Mana
Delhi – Meerut – Haridwar – Rishikesh – Srinagar – Joshimath – Badrinath – Mana
Places to see near Mana
1. Badrinath Temple
A Hindu pilgrimage which is one of the Char Dham in Uttarakhand is just 4 km away. As you came to Mana Badrinath is first to view. If you are visiting Mana Village then you should visit Badrinath and have some time here.
2. Tapt Kund
It is a natural spring and it is believed that all the skin diseases can be cured here as the water is medically clear and it is believed by people. Thousands of visitors visit here and enjoy the Tapt Kund.
3. Bheem pool
As early mentioned that Bheem made this pool at the time of Mahabharata when Pandavas were going to Heaven through Mana near Saraswati Pool. This is also a tourist attraction point in Mana.
4. Mata Murti Temple
A beautiful temple of Mata Murti is also a visiting point. As it said that Mata Murti requested Lord Vishnu to take birth as her son then Lord Vishnu takes birth as twins Nar and Narayan.
It is a waterfall near Badrinath which is 9 km away and this waterfall gives you a beautiful view and it was said that Pandavas stayed here at that time.
For adventures people who wants to enjoy trekking and want some adventure in their trip then you should go for it. Many trekking places from like you can trek from Mana to Mana Pass, Mana to Vasudhara, Mana to Satopanth.