Manali with Manikaran Holiday Trip
Duration : (6 Nights / 7 Days)
Destinations Covered : Manali-Rohtang Pass -Solang Valley-Manikaran valley-Kasol- Chandigarh
Snow clad peaks, peaceful environs, amazing flora and fauna, beautiful apple orchards, audacious activities, chilled out cafes, bars and lots and lots of shopping- that’s what Manali is all about.
In Manali with Manikaran Holiday Trip we will take you with us to the lovely hill station Manali perched on the northern edge of the Kullu Valley. You will be visiting Solang Valley (2,480 metres), Rohtang Pass (3,980 metres), Hadimba Temple, Tibetan Monasteries, Vashisht Hot water springs,Naggar Castle with Manaikaran and Kasol.
The wonderful views of the wooded forests, snow covered slopes, lush green valleys and its environs will surely make your trip unforgettable.
Main Highlights of the Trip
- Manali local sightseeing.
- Visit Jagatsukh,Nagar Castle, Roerich Art gallery,Tibetan Monastery, Club House.
- Explore the romantic snow-covered spots of the Rohtang Pass and Solang Valley
- Visit the popular Hadimba Devi Temple at Manali
- Visit Mini Izrael in India-Kasol.
- Hot Sulphur Springs at Manikaran.
Manali with Manaikaran Holiday Trip
Route Map of the Trip
Day 1: Chandigarh - Manali
On your arrival at Chandigarh airport or railway station,you will be welcomed by our local representative/driver who will escort you in our private cab to Bhuntar(Kullu) by road.It takes about 8 hours to reach Kullu from Chandigarh.The route followed will be Chandigarh-Kiratpur-Bilaspur-Mandi-Kullu. On reaching Bhuntar(Kullu), you will check in at the hotel and rest for the night.
Day 2: Bhuntar-Manikaran-Kasol-Bhuntar
In the morning we will drive to Manikaran(1760 m) located in the Parvati Valley along the banks of river Parvati. This small town is famous for its hot springs, temples & Gurudwara. The Hindus believe that Manu recreated human life in Manikaran after the flood, making it a sacred area.On way back from Manikaran visit Kasol-"Mini Israel in Himachal". Kasol is an ideal destination for backpackers, trekkers and nature enthusiasts due to its scenic valley, untouched mountains and great climate throughout the year. It is an important base for trekking towards SarPass, Yanker Pass, Pin Parbati Pass and Khiriganga.
Later in the evening we will visit Raghunathji Temple at Sultanpur Kullu. A long, low building behind the royal palace, this temple houses the idol of Raghunathji (a manifestation of Lord Rama), the presiding deity of Kullu. It is said that the king of Kullu Raja Jagat Singh brought the idol from Ayodhya, in the north Indian plains, which is believed to be the birthplace of Rama.Overnight stay at hotel.
Day 3: Bhuntar(Kullu)-Manali
Post breakfast, check out from the hotel and proceed for Manali. On arrival you will move into the hotel in Manali.Later in the evening spend your evening at the Mall Road-Manali.
"Mall Road"-Bustling with activity, the mall is crowded with numerous shops selling a number of delights. From woollen clothes, shawls to mufflers, gloves and socks, the market has everything you need. Amazing local handicrafts rule the shops in this crowded shoppers haven. Be it Kinnauri and Kullu shawls, footwear, caps, rugs or imported goods and fabulous Tibetan handicraft items. The market is going to keep you very busy and extremely happy. You can explore other markets on the Mall road like Hong Kong Market, Dragon Shopping Complex,Shangri La Shopping Complex, Snow Lion Underground Market, New NAC Market, Lama Underground, Tibetan Market and Thai Market for a variety of goodies and treats.You can also try the impressive row of restaurants which will keep your grumbling stomachs quite happy.Night stay at hotel.
Day 4: Manali (Sightseeing)
The next morning begins with an exciting trip to valley attractions such as Tibetan Monastery,Club House, Vashist Village, Hadimba Devi Temple-This temple dedicated to goddess Hadimba or Hadimba Devi with a finely wrought four - tiered pagoda roof, dating back to 1553, is built around a natural cave, which enshrines the footprints of the goddess Hadimba. The afternoon is left free for you to have fun and retire at the hotel for the night.
Day 05: Manali - Rohtang Pass - Manali
The fifth day is even more thrilling with a trip that helps you explore Rohtang Pass, Kothi Gorge, Marhi and Gulaba. You will love playing with snow at the very snowy Rohtang Pass.The name Rohtang means ‘ground of corpses’due to the number of people who lost their lives trying to cross it. The Rohtang Pass is on the Pir Panjal Mountain Range of the Himalayas and serves as gateway to the Lahaul-Spiti,Pangi valley & Leh region.It offers beautiful sights of glaciers, peaks, Lahaul Valley and the Chandra River. The twin peaks of Geypan are also visible from Rohtang. You will also visit the Solang Valley, locally known as Solang Nullah, renowned as the preferred location for adventure activities.You can indulge in adventure activities like parachuting, paragliding, skating and zorbing(at your own cost).You can also enjoy the cable car ride at the state-of-the-art ropeway.Later return to the hotel at Manali for the night stay.
Day 6: Manali - Chandigarh
On day six you will depart from Manali to Chandigarh, which is about 320 kilometers away from the valley. Chandigarh is very aptly called the most planned city and is a wonder in its own way. On reaching the city, you will check in at the hotel. In the afternoon you will be taken to visit Sukhna Lake and the famous Rock Garden. Post excursion, you will be transferred to the hotel for the night's rest.
Day 7: Chandigarh
This is the last day of the trip. Post breakfast you will be dropped at the railway station or airport. This is where your memorable holiday trip comes to an end.
- Accommodation for 6 Nights on twin sharing basis.
- Complimentary breakfast.
- All transfers & sightseeing by private Swift Dzire/Toyota Etios.
- Welcome drink on arrival.
- Day trip to Manikaran,Kasol with Kullu local sightseeing.
- Full day trip to Rohtang Pass with Solang Valley.
- Manali local sightseeing.
- Chandigarh local sightseeing including Sukhna Lake,Rock garden,Rose garden etc.
- All driver allowances,toll,parking & fuel charges etc.
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- Deluxe Category : Shobhla International / Himalayan Hamlet
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- Deluxe Category : Daffodil /Royal Park / Oceon Blue
- Luxury category: Park Paradise/ Sun Park/ Snow Valley
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