Manali have always been the favourite hill stations for tourists, located in the heart ofkullu valley. In every tour, it gives awesome feelig of joy and happiness. There are some popular destinations in Manali during holiday trip, these include - Himalayan National park, Bijli Mahadev, Bhrigu Lake, Raghunathji Temple, Sultanpur Palace, Basheshwar Mahadev Temple, Akhara Bazaar, Kasol, Katrain, Larji, Manikaran, Naggar, Hadimba Devi Temple, Solang valley, Beas Kund, Rohtang Valley, Rahala Waterfalls, Pin Valley National Park, Manali Sanctuary, Nehru Kund, Arjun Gufa, Vashisht Hot Water Spring, Tibetan Monasteries, Kothi and more to see. If you are planning for holiday, just head towards Manali with the help of our travel experts.
DAY 01 – Shimla
Shimla is a picturesque hill station in Himachal Pradesh. Check in at the resort and relax. Over night at the resort. Note - Tourists coming down from other cities on their own have to reach Delhi latest by 8am on the day of departure. The pickup will be from Meeting Point (Hotel Lohmod or Similar ), where guests can freshen up / have breakfast (on their own, at direct payment basis) and join the tour. The vehicles shall depart at 9.15am from this . It's also advisable that the clients reach Delhi a night prior to the date of hotel departure so as to join the tour comfortably.
DAY 02 – In Shimla - Naldhera, Kufri and Mall Road
After filling the delicious breakfast, visit Naldhera. It boasts of the oldest 9 hole golf course in the country. Crowned with a springing turf the Golf Course was suggested by Lord Curzon. He was so enchanted by the place that he gave his daughter Alexendra, "Naldehra" as her second name. The Naga temple is also situated here and Naldehra derives its name from it. Later drive to Kufri which derives its name from 'Kufr' which means lake. It is especially popular among trekkers. Kufri is also a heaven for nature enthusiasts and wildlife lovers as the Himalayan Nature Park is situated on the outskirts of the town. The Park is home to over 180 varieties of fauna. Thereafter visit the famous mall road of Shimla. Visit the Scandal Point, Jhakoo Temple (private vehicles do not have access to Jhakoo temple because of the location. The guests can take a shared taxi available on Mall Road and visit the temple. It's advisable to visit the temple before it turns dark; hence the guests can first visit the temple and then spend time on the mall road.) After ample of Shopping time, return to your hotel for a mouth watering dinner. Overnight in the resort
DAY 03 - Transfer to Manali
After an early breakfast, depart for Manali by road. Enjoy the scenic beauty of enchanting Kullu Valley while you drive to Manali. In Hinduism, Manu was said to have survived a great flood that destroyed the rest of the world. He then recreated mankind in this Kullu Valley town. Boost your adrenaline rush while you enjoy White Water Rafting in the gushing waters of the Beas River (on your own). Later arrive in Manali and check in at the hotel. Overnight in the hotel.
DAY 04 – Manali - Day at leisure
In Manali - Day at leisure - reserved for excursion to Snow Point and Solang Excursion (51 K ms / approx 3.5 hours one way / on direct payment basis). After early breakfast enjoy a breathtaking drive to Snow Point on the road to Rohthang Pass (Closed On Tuesdays). Known for its scenic beauty, Rohtang Pass holds strategic importance for India. Manali-Leh Highway, a part of NH 21, transverses Rohtang Pass. The name Rohtang means 'ground of corpses' due to the number of people who lost their lives trying to cross it. Besides Lahaul and Spiti, Rohtang Pass also serves as the gateway to Pangi and the valley of Leh. The Pass offers beautiful sights of glaciers, peaks, Lahaul Valley and the Chandra River. The twin peaks of Geypan are also visible from Rohtang. Later visit the famous Solang Valley. Solang Valley, locally known as Solang Nullah, is renowned as the preferred location for adventure activities in Himachal Pradesh. For those who love the rush of adrenaline; there is no place better than Solang in Kullu Valley to indulge in parachuting, paragliding, skating and zorbing. It is 8500 feet above mean sea level. Solang is not just about adventure activities. Its lush greenery, apple orchards, snowcapped peaks and lakes attracts lacs of visitors. Return to hotel by the evening. Enjoy Dinner and overnight in hotel.
DAY 05 - In Manali - Naggar Excursion and Local Sight Seeing
Today morning after breakfast, visit Naggar. Naggar was the former capital of Kullu. It was founded by Raja Visudhpal and continued as a headquarters of the State until the capital was transferred to Sultanpur (Kullu) by Jagat Singh in 1460 A.D. Today this ancient and beautiful Palace is a popular tourist spot. Prof. Late Nicholas Roerich, a reputed artist had chosen Naggar as his residence when he came to India in 1929. The house has now been converted in an art gallery which houses numbers of rare paintings and other specimen of art in Naggar. After lunch, enjoy Manali Local Sightseeing. Visit Hadimba Temple, Vashisth Kund. Hadimba temple, Also known as the Doongri Temple, is a four-tiered pagoda-like wooden temple standing in deodar trees and has beautiful carvings on its ornamental door. Dedicated to Hadimba, the wife of Bhim, this temple is the venue for an annual fair held during May. Vashishta Springs, are located across the Beas river, about 3 km away from Manali, at an altitude of 1,982 meters (6,200 feet) and are the natural sulphur hot springs. Enjoy the evening on the mall road where you can buy souvenirs and handicrafts (on your own). Overnight in hotel.
DAY 06 - Transfer to Chandigarh/Panchkula
Today after breakfast, wave a goodbye to Manali and drive to Chandigarh by road. Visit the well known Kullu Vaishnomata Temple in Kullu. Later check in at the hotel in Chandigarh. Overnight at the hotel.
DAY 07 - Departure from Chandigarh
Last day of the tour, today after early breakfast, visit Rock Garden. It is a unique garden that consists of various art objects. But the best part about the rock garden is that each of its artwork has been made by using industrial and urban waste. Adjoining Rock Garden is the Sukhna Lake. Chandigarh Sukhna Lake serves as a great picnic spot and an apt place for pursuing water sport activities like boating, yachting and water skiing etc. Later proceed to Delhi. The mesmerizing tour concludes as the coach drops you at Delhi Domestic Airport. You can aboard your further connection for your place with innumerable Himachal memories!