Mana is a quaint little village in Chamoli, Uttarakhand.
The 180 odd residents of the village remove themselves down to the nearest town while snow engulfs Mana.
This signboard says it all. TripsBank
It is the cave where Ved Vyasa is believed to have resided in when composing the Mahabharata.
It is not just tea that this stall has to offer – it serves noodles, too!
Of course, there are other coffee and tea stalls too, but the last tea stall before you leave India and enter Tibet is an attraction in itself.
Uttarakhand government has designated Mana as the ‘tourism village’ because of its religious and historic importance.