|Individual, Group, Family||3 Night 4 Days||Volvo||INR 5,599/- Per Person Cost|
DAY 1: Delhi – Manali (530 km/ 12-14 hrs) (Overnight Journey)
This will an overnight journey to Manali. You will arrive at the Delhi bus stand to board in the booked Volvo and head towards Manali.
DAY 2: Arrival at Manali + Local City Tour (3-4 hrs)
Upon reaching Manali Stop, our team will greet you and transfer you to the hotel (Check-In time will be as per Hotel Policy and early check-in will be subject to availability and extra cost). Enclosed with snowy mountains, the river flowing through the valley, with flowers all around, Manali is surely a perfect picturesque town in Himachal Pradesh and is quite a favorite travel spot for travelers who seek a place that is beautifully aesthetic. It’s the perfect holiday destination for all types of travelers. You can start your day exploration by visiting the famous Hadimba Devi temple. The story behind this temple takes us back to the roots of Mahabharata. This temple is dedicated to Hidimba Devi, wife of Bhima, and mother to Ghatothkach. The entire structure and making of this temple are quite different and unique from other temples making it one of the most visited places in Manali. It is a place where great architecture meets Hindu mythological history surrounded by untouched natural beauty.
Another place that you should not miss visiting near Manali is the Vashisht Kund. The hot water spring is said to have been created by Lakshman, brother of Lord Ram. As Lakshman did not want Rishi Vashisht to walk too far for having a bath, he shot an arrow into the ground, leading to the creation of this hot spring named Vashisht Kund which also said to possess medicinal and healing properties. It offers the tourist a great panoramic view of River Beas and Old Manali. People visit the Vashisht Kund for relaxing and enjoy the breathtaking view. There are many more interesting places to visit in Manali and so many adventurous activities that one can participate in. The evening can be spent taking a stroll through the mall road or visiting some cute and cozy cafes.
After the day exploring, you head back to the hotel for some rest and getting pumped up for the day ahead.
Day 3: Manali –Rohtang pass/Solang Valley
(In Winter, this sightseeing point will be covered if weather, road condition is clear and possibilities of the vehicle to reach there, otherwise sightseeing up to Barrier Point will be provided.)
After having breakfast the day excursion to one of the following places will begin:
Solang Valley: It is the most popular and most visited place in Himachal Pradesh. It is a treat for all the adventure enthusiasts out there as all the activities like Paragliding, horse riding, zorbing, etc are offered at this place. In winters, Solang Valley gets covered in a snow blanket which gives the way to all the snow sports now i.e, skiing. Your trip to Manali will be incomplete without visiting a beautiful and fun-filled spot. After enjoying the day outing you will return to the hotel for overnight stay.
Rohtang pass: It is situated at an elevation of 3,978 mts and is accessible from May till November. After reaching Rohtang pass, you will be mesmerized by the spectacular view all around. Many of the famous Bollywood movies like Jab we met, Yeh jawani hai deewani have been shot here pertaining to the unmatched natural beauty this place offers. Leaving behind the hustle and bustle of the cities, this place will surely leave you awestruck. On the way to Rohtang Pass, the places that will be covered are, Kothi, Gulaba, Marhi. The sightseeing will be subject to permit obtained on the spot and extra cost (Permit + Vehicle charges). For more details please visit http://rohtangpermits.nic.in/
Please Note: Adventure activities will be at your own risk and cost..
DAY 4: Day trip to Naggar
After breakfast, you will head to Naggar (20 Kms from Manali), also covering temples of Jagatsukh – Gayatri Temple and Shiva Temple. Reach and admire the heritage of Naggar Castle. This castle was once the abode of Kullu Raja is now a hotspot for National & International Movie shootings. Later we will drive to Roerich Art Gallery while en route catching the glimpses of Tripura Sundari Temple (one of the 51 Shaktipeeths). This gallery is one of the places where you can find original paintings of famous Russian painter Nicholas Roerich. Later return to Manali while taking a stroll at Trout Fish Farm. On this farm, one can order fresh trout platter while enjoying their time amidst birds and flowers. Overnight stay will be at the hotel in Manali.
DAY 4: Manali – Kullu– Manikaran – Manali
After breakfast, you will head to Kullu (40 Kms from Manali), while on the way, taking a halt at Vaishno Devi temple. You can also indulge in some authentic shopping spree like beautiful Pashmina shawls, etc. The adventure junkies can enjoy the enthralling and fun experience of river rafting giving you the ultimate adrenaline rush.
After this, you will be visiting the famous Manikaran Gurudwara. Manikaran is not just famous and largely visited by tourists because of its heritage and religious value but also because of the incredibly beautiful scenic view, it is surrounded by. The hot water spring at Manikaran is also famous for its medicinal properties, it is believed that taking a dip into the hot water spring cures ailments like back pain, muscle pain, etc. The Langar and Prasada served at Manikaran cannot be missed at any cost. It will be an enriching and calming experience for you, also taking you back to the roots of our mythological stories.
Note: Kullu River Rafting will be at your own expenses and subject to weather conditions.
DAY 5: Manali – Delhi Departure (Overnight Journey)
Day Services: Breakfast & Volvo Bus Service
After having breakfast you will be checked out from the hotel and will have some time to explore the local market and shop for some souvenirs also. As per the instructed time, you will have to report at Manali private Volvo stand & from there your journey back to home will commence.
This trip will surely be a trip to remember and we will make sure of that. This trip will cover every aspect of how a holiday should be. It will calm your nerves down and rejuvenate you to start afresh. We will make our best efforts to make this trip of yours an unforgettable one.