Mana is the last village of India, which is situated in the Chamoli district of Uttarakhand. It is the last village before the Mana Pass, close to the Badrinath. This enchanting village is 244 km away from the border of India and Tibet/ China. This beautiful village is nestled in the Himalayas, and by the Government of Uttarakhand, this breathtaking village is designated as a ‘Tourism Village.’ Mana Village is located on the northern terminal of National Route 58.
This amazing destination Mana Village is known as India’s Last Tea Shop. This small village lies 10,248 above sea level. It holds a lot of mythological significance, and we can really see traces of the Mahabharata disperse all around the village. It is believed by the people that during the journey of Pandavas to Heaven, they passed through the Mana Village.
Many people are unclear between the Chitkul, Himachal Pradesh, and Mana, Uttarakhand that which one is the last village of India. Chitkul in Himachal Pradesh is really the last inhabited village on the border of Indo- Tibet, but the official India’s last village title goes to Mana Village, Uttarakhand.
There is a popular stone bridge in the Mana Village; it is believed that the bridge was created by the Bheem (one of the strongest Pandavas). That’s the reason that the stone bridge is known as the Bheem Pul. It’s a massive stone bridge formed across the holy river Saraswati. Visiting Mana village is a very satisfying and amazing experience.
Water falling out from the origin of the River Saraswati is the very captivating and enchanting site. A few hundred meters ahead at a Sangam Saraswati River connected with the Alaknanda River. The overall experience of visiting Mana village can be adventurous and joyful.
The total population of the small village of Mana is 600. Guesthouses are another source of income for the residents of Mana’s. The guest houses in Mana village usually consists of two rooms. The people of this village charge only Rs. 500 to Rs. 1000 per day and on the other hand the youths of Mana village work as a tourist guide. To travel in the World Highest Motorable Road “Mana Pass,” you need permission, then you can travel.
Exploring the Last Indian Village in Uttarakhand – Mana Village:
Neelkanth Peak is located in the Chamoli, Uttarakhand. This peak lies around 6,597 meters above sea level. This peak is known as the ‘Ruler of Gharwal.‘ From this highest peak, you can see the holy temple Badrinath.
Tapt Kund is located in the Badrinath Temple in Chamoli, Uttarakhand. Takt Kund means the hot water spring. This hot water spring is lies amidst of Badrinath temple and Alaknanda River. Tapt Kund is the amazing natural hot water spring that having the temperature 45 degrees.
Badrinath Temple Complex:
Badrinath temple is nestled in the town of Badrinath in Uttarakhand and lies 3,133m above the sea level. This wonderful temple is devoted to Lord Vishnu. Badrinath temple is one of the sacred places which come under the Char Dham Yatra. This temple is located amidst the Nar and Narayan peaks. The King of Gharwal establish this temple in the 16th century, and because of the natural calamities, this temple has been renovated many times.
Vasundhra is the most captivating and mesmerizing waterfall, which situated 10 km away from the Badrinath Temple. This waterfall is close to the Mana Village. From this wonderful waterfall, you can see the mountain peaks covered with snow.
This waterfall is one of the major tourist attractions to visit in Uttarakhand. If you are an adventurous type, then this is the best place for you to visit. The height of the Vasundhara waterfall is 400 feet. Vasundhara waterfall holds many mysteries and must visiting place in Uttarakhand.
If you are nature admire and peace lover then must visit the enchanting and captivating destination “India Last Village“- Mana.
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