College trip offers a lot of practical knowledge to the students along with theoretical. Students trips can teach some of the most valuable lessons of life (team building, bonding with each-other) to the students in a short span of time that is otherwise might take long once the student life is over. By such excursion student’s become interested in the exploration of their environment.
Keeping the above-stated objectives IMS Law College organized excursion trip to Manali on 15-19 November, 2014. 37 students and 4 Faculty Members were part of the trip. They reached Manali in the morning (16/11/14) and were very excited. Students have witnessed the sightseeing of the manali which has long memorable story related to Manu who built this holiday destination. Surrounded by snow-clad peaks and dense cedar forests, the charming hill town of Manali attracts domestic and international travelers in equal measure.
From snow-laden Rohtang Pass and high-on-adventure Solang Valley to the vibrant Mall Road and Old Manali's quaint cafes—this hill station is an ideal destination for trip.
Hidimba Temple : They visited Hidimba Temple which is built in 1553 with a superbly crafted four tiered pagoda roof, it is famous for its exquisitely carved doorway. This wood and stone temple is dedicated to Hidimba, the wife of Bhima, one of the Pandava brothers from the Mahabharata.
Vashisth Temple : Well known for its hot springs. There are old temples dedicated to the sage Vashisth and to Lord Rama.
Monasteries : There are three recently built Tibetan monasteries at Manali.
Club House : The Club House with its comprehensive facilities that include a roller skating rink, an auditorium, billiards rooms, a library, a bar and restaurant makes wonderful outing for the day.
Towards the Rohtang Pass : On the road to Keylong is the Nehru Kund which is a clear water spring scenic spot named after the Late Pt. Jawaharlal Nehru. Kothi is a picturesque village and has a thrilling view of the deep gorge through which the Beas swiftly races. The beautiful Rahalla falls are at altitude of 2500 m. A crucial link on the old trade route and still the gateway to trans Himalayan Lahaul, the Rohtang Pass is at height of 3978 m.
Solang Valley : Around 13 kilometres way from Manali, this pretty valley is a popular spot for adventure sports. Situated between Solang village and Beas Kund, it offers panoramic views of the surrounding snow-capped mountains and glaciers. Student’s and Faculty Members enjoyed paragliding for which this valley is famous.
Students witnessed the beautiful sight of Manikaran which is located in the Parvati Valley between the rivers Beas and Parvati, northeast of Bhuntar in the Kullu District of Himachal Pradesh. Manikaran is a pilgrimage centre for Hindus and Sikhs.
The Hindus believe that Manu recreated human life in Manikaran after the flood, making it a sacred area. It has many temples and a gurudwara There are temples of the Hindu deities Rama, Krishna, and Vishnu.
The area is well known for its hot springs and its beautiful landscape. It was wonderful trip for students and they enjoyed lot . Students also enjoyed DJ night and bonfire at Hotel Daffodil’s in Manali.
The trip was coordinated by Rama Singh, Saumya Goel and Shivani Tiwari (B.A., LL.B. Students) under the guidance of Dr Niti Sinha (HOD, Law College), Mr. Govind Prasad Goyal along with Mr. Sudhakaran, Ms Anjum Hassan and Ms Nabeela Aqeel (Law Faculty) .