Manali: One of the most popular hill stations in Himachal, Manali offers the most magnificent views of the Pir Panjal and the Dhauladhar ranges covered with snow for most parts of the year. Manali has many trekking options around it, making it a great base for exploring this side of Himalayas. River Beas provides great rafting options in the nearby town of Kullu. Adjoining Parvati river, lies the Parvati Valley with Kasol, Manikaran, Tosh and small villages attracting travellers for longer stays. Atal Tunnel now allows travellers to reach Sissu within a few hours making Spiti way more accessible.It snows the most in the months of January & February followed by December and March. If you’re very lucky, you might find some snow in April. Tourists flock to Rohtang Pass & Solang valley for various adventure activities including skiing, paragliding, horse-riding & zorbing. Rohtang Pass is almost always covered with snow and can often get overcrowded and see traffic jams.
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DAY 01: TRANSFER FROM DELHI TO MANALI
Early morning drive from Delhi to Manali. Meet our representative upon arrival at Manali and transfer to your pre-booked hotel. Enjoy mouthwatering dinner .
Overnight stay at the hotel
DAY 02: MANALI SIGHTSEEING
After the hearty breakfast, get ready for the local sightseeing tour of the Manali hill station.
Hadimba Devi Temple : It is locally known as Dhungari Temple, also known variously as the Hadimba Temple, is located in Manali, a hill station in the State of Himachal Pradesh in north India. It is an ancient cave temple dedicated to Hidimbi Devi, wife of Bhima, a figure in the Indian epic Mahabharata. The temple is surrounded by a cedar forest called Dhungiri Van Vihar at the foot of the Himalayas. The sanctuary is built over a huge rock jutting out of the ground which was worshiped as an image of the deity.
Manu Temple : It is an old temple located at a distance of 3 km from the main market of Manali. The entire shrine of Manu Temple is dedicated to Manu – the Indian Sage, who was acknowledged to be the creator of this world.
Vashisht Village: It is a small village located around 3 km from Manali across the River Beas. This beautiful village is famous for its sulphurous hot water springs and Vashisht temple, built just next to the springs. The water from this spring is believed to have great healing powers, which can cure many skin diseases and other infections.
Afternoon is free for your own leisure activities.
Dinner and overnight stay at the hotel.
DAY 03: MANALI SIGHTSEEING EXTENDED
Proceed for a full day excursion by visiting the several prominent places
Kothi Gorge: The Kothi Gorge village of Kothi forms the bottom of the Rohtang Pass. From the gorge, tourists can avail the views of the deep gorge.
Gulaba Marhi : Gulaba is located at an altitude of 4000 m. It is named after Raja Gulab Singh of Kashmir who camped here while he was invading China through this area. Covered with snow from November to February, it is the next best alternative for skiing when Rohtang Pass is closed because of snowfall in winter.
Rohtang Pass : Known for its scenic beauty, Rohtang Pass holds strategic importance for India. The Pass offers beautiful sights of glaciers, peaks, Lahaul Valley and the Chandra River. The twin peaks of Geypan are also visible from Rohtang. The pass is on the watershed between the water basins of the Chenab River and the Beas River.
Solang Valley: Known as the 'Snow Valley,' which is famous for hosting various winter adventure sports like skiing, parachuting, paragliding, trekking, and mountaineering. This dazzling valley is one of the most picturesque sights in Manali
In the evening, return to your hotel, enjoy the scrumptious dinner and a comfortable overnight stay.
DAY 04: TOUR TO MANIKARAN VIA KULLU AND BACK TO MANALI.
After breakfast, check out of your hotel in Manali and drive to Manikaran, which is situated about 75 kms from Kullu. Manikaran is essentially a sacred pilgrimage place, especially for the Hindus. It is believed that the Lord Manu recreated human life in Manikaran after the severe flood. The place is replete with several temples and a gurdwara.
After the sightseeing in Manikaran, drive to Kullu for a half day sightseeing tour.
Dinner and overnight stay at Manali.
DAY 05: TRANSFER FROM MANALI TO DELHI
After breakfast, early morning drive from Manali to Delhi for your onward destination.