Manali Manikaran Tour

Destinations Covered: Delhi - Manali - Manikaran

 

Duration:- 4 Night 5 Days

 

DAY 01 : DELHI-MANALI (570 KMS / 11 HRS DRIVE)

Early morning picup from your own destination and drive to Manali. On arrival in Manali checkin at Hotel. Overnight stay at hotel.

Manali - The hill station - Manali is blessed with nature's finest gifts. The enchanting valley is so picturesque that it has earned the name 'Switzerland of India'. The sky touching mountain peaks, the kingdom of clouds, the colorful valley, the lush green vegetation, the friendly people and many more things come to one's mind when they think about Manali.

 

DAY 02 : MANALI

Breakfast at the hotel. After breakfast visit Hadimba Devi Temple, built in 1550 AD in a forest grove. The temple is a four storied with a pagoda shaped roof and a front doorway covered with figures and symbols. Goddess Hadimba is supposed to be the wife of Bhima in the epic of Mahabharata. This is one of the major landmark of Manali. After visit to Hadimba Devi Temple, walk down to Temple of Manu. Slippery stones paths leads through the old village house up to the temple. Manali is named after the sage Manu who is believed to have resided here. Evening free to relax or one can enjoy on the mall road of Manali. Overnight stay at hotel.

 

DAY 03 : MANALI-ROHTANG PASS-MANAI (TOTAL DRIVE 100 KMS / 4 HRS)

After breakfast visit Rohtang Pass. On the way visit Vashisht Temple, it is a picturesque little place, 3 km out of Manali. On foot the distance is bit shorter. The place has a temple to Rama and Vashisht with the sulphur springs to the right of the path before the village. Rohtang Pass is situated about 50 km from Manali town, at an altitude of 4,111 mts. on the highway to Keylong, is the Rohtang Pass. The pass, which provides the only access to the Lahaul Valley, is open from June to October each year. Snowfall is, however, unpredictable and blizzards can close the pass even during this period. When the pass is open, it offers panoramic views of the mountain. A few km away from the pass is the Sonapani glacier and, slightly to the left are the twin peaks of Gaypan - jagged pyramid of rock, snow streaked and snow crowned. We carry pack lunch today, to spend maximum time at Rohtang Pass. Evening is free for shopping or relax at the hotel. Overnight stay at hotel.

 

DAY 04 : MANALI-MANIKARAN-KULLU-DELHI (650 KMS / 12 HRS DRIVE)

After early breakfast we check out from hotel and drive to Manikaran. At 1737 mts., on the right bank of river Parvati is Manikaran. This place is famous for hot sulphur springs revered by both Hindus & Sikhs pilgr. The water of the spring is also said to be radio-active which cures many skin diseases. According to an ancient saying Manikaran is also connected with Lord Shiva and his divine concert Goddess Parvati. Drive back to Kullu for lunch, own arrangements. One can give a very short visit to Kullu market. We drive to back delhi.

 

DAY 05: LOCAL SIGHTSEEN DELHI