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Extended Manali Getaway(6 Nights)

Chandigarh, Mandi, Manali, Chandigarh

for Family Traveller, Honeymooner

Holiday Overview

Hadimba Temple
View of River Beas
Temple on Mall Road
River Beas
Wooden Bridge
View from Solang
Rohtang Pass in Summer

This is a popular getaway itinerary for Manali for guests arriving at Chandigarh.

Route

Mandi(1) - Manali(4) - Chandigarh(1)

Summarised Itinerary
  • Day-1 Arrival at Chandigarh. Transit stay at Mandi
  • Day-2 Mandi - Manali.
  • Day-3 Rohtang Excursion. Solang Valley Adventure.
  • Day-4 Manikaran or Jana Waterfalls Excursion
  • Day-5 White Water Rafting or simply enjoy views
  • Day-6 Manali - Chandigarh
  • Day-7 Departure
Sightseeing Summary

Manali - Hadimba Temple (0.50 kms), Vashisht Hot Springs (2.00 kms), Manu Temple (3.00 kms), Arjun Gufa (5.00 kms), Solang Valley Ropeway ride (15.00 kms), Jana Waterfall (30.00 kms), Rohtang Pass (40.00 kms), White Water Rafting in Kullu region (45.00 kms), Manikaran Sahib (80.00 kms)

Preferred Arrival /Departure Destination
Arrival - Chandigarh Departure - Chandigarh
Best Season to Travel
  • Jan
  • Feb
  • Mar
  • Apr
  • May
  • Jun
  • Jul
  • Aug
  • Sep
  • Oct
  • Nov
  • Dec
Popular Extensions to the Itinerary

An additional day or two in Chandigarh would allow guests to visit Gardens, Museums, temples and Gurdwaras in and around Chandigarh.

Distances
  • Chandigarh to Mandi -185 kms (4.5 hrs)
  • Mandi to Manali -110 kms (3 hrs)
  • Manali to Chandigarh -292 kms (8 hrs)
Route

Chandigarh - Mandi(1) - Manali(4) - Chandigarh(1)

Detailed Itinerary

Day-1 Arrival at Chandigarh. Transit stay at Mandi Arrive Chandigarh and proceed to Mandi (185 kms - 4.5 hrs), a stopover on the Chandigarh - Manali route.

Day-2 Mandi - Manali.  Proceed for Manali (6500+ ft asl, 110 kms - 3 hours). Afternoon visit to local sightseeing options such as Hadimba Temple, Vashisht hot water springs, Manu Temple and Arjun Gufa.

Day-3 Rohtang Excursion. Solang Valley Adventure. Half-day excursion to Rohtang Pass (42 kms - 12000+ ft asl). Rohtang pass is one area where one may get snow in Summer. Guests enjoy snow experience. On the way back visit Solang Valley, hub of adventure sports in Manali such as Paragliding, Zorbing etc. Solang Valley turns into a Ski resort in Winter.

Day-4 Manikaran or Jana Waterfalls Excursion  Day excursion to Kullu Valley and Manikaran hotwater springs / Manikaran Sahib Gurdwara (80+ kms one way from Manali) or visit Jana waterfalls, a perennial waterfall at 40 kms from Manali (Jana waterfall is perennial and it is recommended to also have lunch at one of the Dhabas around here).

Day-5 White Water Rafting or simply enjoy views Adventure oriented guests may opt for a White water rafting session in Winter. Guests arriving in Manali with a purpose of relaxing may just opt to do nothing and enjoy Himalayan views.

Day-6 Manali - Chandigarh Proceed to Chandigarh (292 kms - 8 hours). Arrive by evening.

Day-7 Departure Depart for onward journey.

Detailed Sightseeing

Manali :

  • Hadimba Temple -

    1533 Hadimba Temple, also known as Dhoongri Temple, is an ancient temple situated in Manali.

  • Vashisht Hot Springs - Vashisht is a small village on the banks of Beas River, the village is famous for its hot springs and temples.

  • Manu Temple - Manu temple at Manali is believed to be the only temple in India of Sage Manu (Manu Rishi).

  • Arjun Gufa - Arjun Gufa is situated near Prini village and is around 5 km from Manali. The cave lies on the left bank of Beas River. Legend has it that Arjuna (central character of the Mahabharata mythology) prayed here.

  • Solang Valley Ropeway ride - 15 kms from Manali town centre is Sollang nullah, a hub for a range of adventure activities all round the year (Skiing in Winter and Paragliding / Zorbing etc. in Summer). Ropeway here is popular for some stunning views of the area.

  • Jana Waterfall - 40 kms from Manali, off Naggar road is village Jana. The waterfall is perennial and one also enjoys local cuisine served by Dhabas around here.

  • Rohtang Pass - 40 kms from Manali is Rohtang Pass, one that takes guests into Lahaul and Spiti valley. Rohtang Pass is open June - Sept. However tourists travel upto base of the Pass till Kothi (16 kms) and a bit beyond to enjoy snow experience that includes a bit of sliding and fun playing with snow. This area is extremely touristy in high season and often seas heavy traffic jams.

  • White Water Rafting in Kullu region - Rafting is a summer activity in Beas river from Manaki to Jhiri section near Kullu. A watersports centre is setup here to facilitate rafting. The journey takes upto 2 hours consisting of rapids from grade II & III covering 14 kms.

  • Manikaran Sahib - Manikaran Sahib Gurudwara is commemorates the visit of Guru Nanak Dev to this area. It is a major Pilgrim centre for Sikh pilgrims arriving from all over from North India.

Destination Overview

Mandi - Mandi is a transit stay option. It is the gateway to the Kullu Valley and a point where road from Palampur / Dharamsala area and Chandigarh / Bilaspur area meet with the Road to Kullu Valley.

Manali - Manali (7000 ft) is a major hill station and a preferred Ex-Chandigarh weekend Getaway and a destination for Honeymooners, adventure lovers.

Chandigarh - Chandigarh is a major business centre and hub for Software, IT and ITES companies. Chandigarh is a tourist destination being a transit point for guests on Delhi - Manali route and an access point to visit neighboring hills of Himachal Pradesh and hill station of Shimla.

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Distances
  • Chandigarh to Mandi -185 kms (4.5 hrs)
  • Mandi to Manali -110 kms (3 hrs)
  • Manali to Chandigarh -292 kms (8 hrs)

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Travel Ideas incorporated in the itinerary

Summer in Manali

Manali (6000+ ft asl) is the most visited getaway and premier holiday destination in Himachal more

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Distances
  • Chandigarh to Mandi -185 kms (4.5 hrs)
  • Mandi to Manali -110 kms (3 hrs)
  • Manali to Chandigarh -292 kms (8 hrs)

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For guests arriving and departing by overnight Volvo Bus ex-Chandigarh / Delhi / Ludhiana / Jallandhar, won't require additional stays in Mandi and Chandigarh.

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