Mana is the last Indian village on the Indo-Tibet border in the state of Uttarakhand, at a distance of 3 km (north) from Badrinath, one of India's oldest and most frequented pilgrimage center.
BY ROAD: Bus services are available to Badrinath and Mana from Dehradun, Haridwar and Rishikesh. Please check for the availability of the road (NH-58) during and before/after the winters.
BY TREK: An enjoyable option is the 4 km walk from Badrinath to Mana along the Alaknanda river and past the fields divided by dry stone walls.
BY AIR: The nearest airport is Jolly Grant, Dehradun (approx 315 km away). Hire a taxi or hop on to a bus to reach Mana.
BY TRAIN: The nearest railway stations are at Haridwar (approx 320 km away) and Rishikesh (297 km away). Then on, take a bus or hire a taxi for Mana.
(48 km ahead of Mana village lies the Mana pass on the old trade route to Tibet, disused after the border was sealed in 1962. The Border Roads Organisation has extended the road another 10 km to Musapani, from where the Inner line is 2 km away at Ghastoli.)