Shimla Manali is situated in the between Himalayan ranges. Hare population density is very low as compare to metro city. Literacy rate of the Himachal is high as compare to other state and most of the people of this state do Govt jobs. They have good behaved and down to earth. When you will plane for try to book your tour from local travel agent that is most important because he news the condition well. Himachalies drivers are trained he knows how to drive in hills areas as compare to other state drivers. In rainy season there is chances of road closed due to land sliding but that will be open within a one our tour hours. Same in winter time roads should be closed due to heavy snow fall. The main problem in winter time is electricity cut.