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Adventure Break with Shoja and Raison (Kullu)(6 Nights)

Chandigarh, Shoja, Raison, Chandigarh

for Off-Beat Traveller, Adventure Seeker, Experiential Traveller

Holiday Overview

River Views at Raison
Shoja Views
views from Shoja
Bird watching in Shoja
Views and Bird watching at one go
At a view point after Walking around Shoja
Walking around Shoja
Shoja Views
Cultural performance at Shoja
Shoja Activities at Banjara Retreat
Birds in Shoja

This is an adventure centric inbound itinerary for guests looking to explore two off-beat destinations that offer a range of soft adventure options. Shoja (8500 ft asl) is excellent for walking and Himalayan views whereas Raison (between Kullu and Manali) offers a riverside experience and from where guests can explore White water rafting, parasailing, zorbing, trekking etc.

Route

Shoja(3) - Raison(3)

Summarised Itinerary
  • Day-1 Chandigarh - Shoja
  • Day-2 Walking around Shoja
  • Day-3 Walking around Shoja
  • Day-4 Shoja - Raison. Rafting / Fishing or Walking
  • Day-5 Adventure around Raison or excursion to Manikaran
  • Day-6 Excursion to Solang Valley / Rohtang Pass
  • Day-7 Departure
Sightseeing Summary

Raison - White Water Rafting in Kullu region (18.00 kms), Solang Valley Ropeway ride (41.00 kms)

Shoja - Waterfall Point (1.00 kms), Serolsar Lake (6.00 kms), Raghupur Fort (6.00 kms)

Preferred Arrival /Departure Destination
Arrival - Chandigarh Departure - Chandigarh
Best Season to Travel
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Popular Extensions to the Itinerary

Guests arriving late on day 1 at Chandigarh may require a transit stop at the beginning.

Distances
  • Chandigarh to Shoja -262 kms (7.5 hrs)
  • Shoja to Raison -80 kms (2.5 hrs)
  • Raison to Chandigarh -261 kms (7 hrs)
Route

Chandigarh - Shoja(3) - Raison(3) - Chandigarh

Detailed Itinerary

Day-1 Chandigarh - Shoja Travel from Chandigarh to Shoja (8500 ft asl, 260 kms - 7 hrs).

Day-2 Walking around Shoja Explore walks around the area. Start with Waterfall point (2 hour walk) in the morning and Raghupur Fort trek (6 kms - half day) in the afternoon.

Day-3 Walking around Shoja Walk to Serolsar Lake (5 kms - half day) through thick forests. Bird watching around the area in the evening.

Day-4 Shoja - Raison. Rafting / Fishing or Walking Leave for Raison (80 kms - 3 hours). Half day excursion enroute for white water rafting is an option for guests. Guests can even do a bit of Trout Fishing enroute in Tirthan valley. Time permitting enjoy riverside character of the area and do some walking by the river.

Day-5 Adventure around Raison or excursion to Manikaran Guests have option of activities such as Mountain biking, Trekking, Nature Walks, Village visits or simply enjoy riverside character of the area or do a day visit to Manikaran Hot springs and Manikaran Sahib Gurudwara.

Day-6 Excursion to Solang Valley / Rohtang Pass  Excursion to Solang Valley (40 kms), hub of adventure sports in the area. Here Paragliding and Zorbing are popular. Organised skiing happens in Winter (Jan - March). Rohtang Pass (25 kms from Solang - 12000+ ft asl) is a popular albeit touristy excursion option for guests in Summer looking to touch and feel snow (Car restrictions for Rohtang Pass visit).

Day-7 Departure Travel to Chandigarh (270 kms - 8 hours). Depart for onward journey.

Detailed Sightseeing

Raison :

  • 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.

  • 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.

Shoja :

  • Waterfall Point - Waterfall Point is nature at a distance of approximately one kilometre walk from Shoja

  • Serolsar Lake - Serolsar Lake is a beautiful lake, situated at a distance of around 5 km from the Jalori pass in Shoja. This lake is approachable via a walk from Shoja.

  • Raghupur Fort - Raghupur Fort was built at 11000 ft asl and has a small pond within its premises. Raghupur Fort is approached via a trek from Shoja.

Destination Overview

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.

Shoja - Shoja (or called Sohja or Sojha) is a Himalayan hamlet (8500 ft asl) 5 kms short of Jalori Pass. The area is blessed with exceptional Himalayan beauty and is excellent for walks, treks, bird watching and a nature centric experience.

Raison - Raison is a riverside location 15 kms after Kullu and 26 kms before Manali, known for off-beat and adventure orietnted resorts stays that offer excellent riverside experience.

Access
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Distances
  • Chandigarh to Shoja -262 kms (7.5 hrs)
  • Shoja to Raison -80 kms (2.5 hrs)
  • Raison to Chandigarh -261 kms (7 hrs)

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Distances
  • Chandigarh to Shoja -262 kms (7.5 hrs)
  • Shoja to Raison -80 kms (2.5 hrs)
  • Raison to Chandigarh -261 kms (7 hrs)

Expert Speak

This is an itinerary that weeds out major touristy elements while retaining himalayan experience. Its recommended for guests looking for a holiday full of soft adventure and nature centric experiences.

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