MANALI Once called the “end of the habitable world,” is an important hill station of northern India and is the destination of thousands of tourists every year. Its cool atmosphere provides a perfect haven for the ones afflicted by the hot Indian summers. Besides offering several places for sightseeing, Manali is also famous for adventure sports like skiing, hiking, mountaineering, paragliding, rafting, trekking, kayaking, and mountain biking. In brief, Manali-the veritable “valley of the Gods”-is an ideal place for the ones in search of both adventure and comfort. It is a place of the broad valleys, world class sceneries, variety of foods, generous peoples, ancient tradition rich in its customs and the profound architecture fascinating explorers from all over the world.
Day 01: Arrive Manali – Local Sight Seeing (20km) 2-3hrs
Today Check in at hotel, accommodate yourself and we will have a half Day local sightseeing of Manali. To the “HADIMBA TEMPLE” Built in 1553 with a superbly crafted four tiered pagoda roof, it is famous for its exquisitely carved doorway. “CLUB HOUSE” The Club House with its comprehensive facilities that include a roller skating rink, an auditorium, billiards rooms, a library, a bar and restaurant makes wonderful outing for the day.” Tibetan Monastery, Van Vihar, and “VASHIST” well known for its hot springs, rich in minerals found effective relieving joint pain, skin allergies. There are other old temples dedicated to the sage Vashisth and to Lord Rama. By the evening we retrieve back to hotel in Manali and stay for the night.
Highlights: Hadimba Devi Temple, Club House, Manu Temple, Van Vihar, Tibetan Monastery & Vashisht Hot Spring.
Day 02: Manali - Solang Valley - Manali (Up To Snow Line) (50km) 5-6hrs
After breakfast we will drive towards Kothi. While leading towards Solang Valley lies a pond called the Nehru Kund, a clear water spring named after the late Pt. Jawaharlal Nehru. Driving ahead lays a stunning village of Kothi (12km) bejeweled with meadows surrounding dense vegetation. Kothi is known for its picturesque settling and a thrilling view of the Deep Gorge through which river Beas flows swiftly. At the moment there are several Ziplines making one fly over the deep gorge. Then we drive down to Solang exploring some astonishing sites of interest. Solang is a vast meadow slanting into the woods backend by enormous mountain ranges which often astounds one with sheer pleasures. There are several adventure activities such as skiing, Paragliding, Zorbing, Horse riding, ATV rides and also a ropeway carting people higher up in mountains. After all visits we drive back to the Hotel.
Highlights: Nehru Kund, Kothi, Solang Valley.
Day 03: Manali - Naggar – Jana (60km) 5-6hrs
Today we will drive into the abundant wild forests, drive through cluster of villages held serenely in the backdrops of Manali valley. First we will arrive at Naggar and then visit some of the frequent places located in Naggar such as The Naggar Castle, Roerich Art Gallery, some of the ancient temples lying across the road and to the most adventurous activity called Zipline. After it we will drive towards Jana village, a quit striking route through lush greenery to the highlands of Jana village ready to be glanced at. Paddy fields, traditional houses and pack of generous dwellers ready to welcome each stranger visiting the co related regions. Now driving above 2000m the landscape offers its vastness showing up countless villages settled in the adjoining valleys. Jana is a well populated village with an ultimate setting loved by every visitor for its flawless traditional architecture. Jana is also famous for its traditional food offerings. There are several food joints who serve local traditional foods consisting of Red Rice Siddu, Rajmah, Saag etc. The kind of food served here was an important part of local diet but now so called advancement and ways to make faster money has diminished the original foods out of our table. The people had turned their paddy fields into the cash crops such as apples, once self sufficient agrarians ultimately lead to rely on outer sources of daily needs. We will spend time eating delicious food gossiping and cheering up the moment. By the afternoon we will drive back to our halt in Naggar.
Highlights: Zipline, Art gallery, Naggar Castle, Jana Waterfall, Traditional local cuisine.
Day 04: Naggar –Manikaran - Naggar (120km.) 6-7hrs
We will proceed to Manikaran, a well known pilgrimage of hot springs unique markets and a Gurudwara nestled amidst rocky mountains. Enroute we will visit Vaishno Devi Temple Religious Ram Temple & Impressive Gurudwara (Consists of Extremely hot Water spring which can boil Rice, Dal etc within 5 min which impresses each & every Visitor). Manikaran is located at decent distance needing the whole day of excursion. The roads in Manikaran valley are often overcrowded with traffic, stucking one for hours in jam. so there is no chance of escape on this route besides picking right time of travel. One will find the pilgrimage packed with spirituals, trekkers, foreigners and some lousy vacationers. Here one can take bath in one of the hot springs lying across the region. After having a great time we will head back to Naggar. Stay for the night in our Hotel.
Highlights: Hot water springs, spiritual sites.
Day 05: Visit spiritual sites and do Adventure activities. (40km) 4-5hrs
Today it’s time to indulge into the one of the adventure activities held in the vale, River Rafting, Paragliding, Kayaking and so on. We will approach varied venues to experience such endearing activities and along to it visit some of the profound sites of temples, Monasteries across the valley. It depends on ones desires to explore around having fun in the magnificent Kullu Manali. We will also visit some of the traditional apparel factories situated along in the highway. Explore local markets, shop Pashmina shawls and any other handloom, handicrafts as souvenirs. Later in the afternoon drive back to the hotel Journey Casa.
Highlights: Paragliding, Rafting, Kayaking and a visit to the shawl factories.
Day 6: Rest day at Hotel Journey Casa.
Travelling all around the region would lead to fatigue and so we will have this day as a rest day. Today stay at your leisure or walk around the village, spend a quality time in the striking setting. Spend a night in hotel rooms.
Day 7: Depart from Naggar - Manali.
On this day group will break up and depart to preferred destinations. We will drive you to Manali, where you can spend the day or take conveyance back to home. We hope you had a memorable time and will not forget to frequent again on a different voyage with us.
Terms & Conditions:-
Cancellation of booking is subject to the rules & regulation of the hotel and our service charges are concerned by hand on such cancellation.
Postponement of date will be treated as cancellation and will be subject to availability.
Subject of Manali Jurisdiction.
EP: Room Only; CP: Room + Breakfast; MAP: Room + Breakfast and one meal; AP: Room + All Meals
No change is permissible when one package is confirmed.
If the desired hotel is not available due to any reason whatsoever, we reserve the right to shift our customer to likewise hotel.
Rates are subject to change without prior notice.
No Refund will be granted on cancellation of hotel / package.
On cancellation of any package or hotel reservation, booking payment will not be refundable or transferable on any ground.
“Himalayan Adventure Trips“ is registered with H.P. Tourism, and will not be responsible for any loss or damage to person (life body) or Any kind of issue faced during tour, its compulsory to intimate us during that time of tour only, so that it can be rectified. After the tour is complete, we are not liable for any kind of refund.
Facilities like heater at Room in Himachal Pradesh will be chargeable as per Hotel to Hotel. Some of hotels are offering free of cost also. But “Himalayan Adventure Trips’ will not guarantee for any such services without prior intimation.
AC during hills will not operate.
Check in and out Time will be 12 AM, if client need room early then it will be as per availability at hotel.
Please be careful during the travel with personal belongings.
Due to any inclement weather condition at Himachal, we are not liable for any kind of refund.
Under Volvo tours pickup service is not included from Airport / Station to Bus Point and from Bus Point to Hotel.
When to book:
It is wise to make your booking at least two months in advance. However, if you want a good deal on your domestic/international flight, we recommend organizing your trip at least five months in advance. (Please contact us if you require a late booking)
In the event of cancellation of trek/adventure activity services due to any avoidable/unavoidable reasons, we must be notified of the same in writing. Cancellation charges will be effective from the date we receive advice in writing, and cancellation charges would be as follows:
60 days or more before the date of departure: 50% of total cost.
Cancellation made 45 days prior or before departure – 60% Advance amount will be forfeited.
Cancellation made within 30-15 days to departure – 70% of package price will be forfeited.
Cancellation made within 15 days to Departure - 100% of package Price will be forfeited
In the case of no show - 100% cancellation applicable.
Cancellation Due To Visa Rejection:
All the clients traveling on a tour must be in possession of a valid visa. However kindly note that it is entirely at the discretion of the concerned Consulate / Authorities to grant/reject visa even after submitting all relevant documents and the company will not be held responsible for the same. The company is not at all liable for such cases or has any influence on the consulate/embassy’s decision The role of the company is only to provide necessary guidance to the client for the purpose of applying for Visa. The company will not be responsible for non-issuance of visa due to receipt of incomplete / delayed documents from the Clients.
It is a possibility that the consulate may ask the passengers to appear for a personal interview. This is at the sole discretion of the Consulate / Authorities. If the required documents are not submitted by the client, the issuance of visa will further be delayed/rejected, and the client will not hold Himalayan Adventure Trips for the same. Client should adhere to all the norms and conditions laid by the consulate/embassy Upon rejection of visa, if the client wishes to reapply for the visa, he/she is liable to pay again the requisite fee to the consulate and he/she will not claim from Himalayan Adventure trips.
Company is not responsible for any loss or damage to personal belongings during the stay in the hotel or while traveling in the coach. Due to theft or loss of baggage, tour participant can lodge a complaint with the local authorities on his/her sole discretion, cost, risk and consequences.
Refunds if any, for variation / modification / amendments / alteration and / or cancellations etc. of any tour will be paid directly to the guest by 'A/C payee' cheque, in Indian Rupees at the prevailing rate of exchange on the date of the cheque, as per Reserve Bank of India Rules and Regulations, irrespective of whether the tour payments in part or whole were made in foreign currency.
Refund payments will be processed within 15 days of cancellation date and amount is payable as per cancellation policy.
No refund will be payable:-
For any missed/unused services of the tour including the meals due to whatsoever reason.
Where full deposit is required to be paid in advance to the concerned authorities to enable the Company to confirm the reservation
If services of the tour are modified, varied, amended, cancelled or not utilized.
If any guest decides and / or is required to cancel the tour due to any changes made in the rules by the concerned Government.
Where airfares are contracted in bulk for I-Fly departures.
If the tour is indefinitely postponed due to a natural calamity, riots, political calamities or any other unforeseen calamities.
Refund is not applicable for sectors on Indian/World tours wherein air tickets are non-refundable and date change is not allowed.
How to Reach Manali
Distance by road:-
Manali is well connected to Delhi. Take an overnight bus from Delhi and you will reach Manali in 12 to 14 hours(approx 540 KMS). Tickets can be booked online at www.redbus.in or www.hrtc.gov.in Tip : Since Delhi Manali is a long journey most Volvo private buses leave Delhi between 5 pm and 8 pm. The last govt bus leaves at 8.30 pm from ISBT Kashmere Gate. Volvo buses charge between Rs.1,200 to 1,800 per sector from Delhi to Manali and vice versa. Manali to Delhi: Like the onward journey, buses leave from Manali to Delhi between 4 and 8 p.m. Your tentative arrival at Delhi may be anywhere between 6 a.m and 10 a.m. Plan your onward journeys only post noon giving enough buffer for bus delay.
How to reach Naggar:
From Manali, Naggar is 18 km. far and there are multiple buses running in every 15 minutes or one can get off at Patlikuhal which is 5 km. far from Naggar on the right bank highway. Patlikuhal lies in between of Kullu Manali. You can club a taxi or travel by a local transport from Manali or Patlikuhal to approach Naggar.
Nearest Railway Station:-
Nearest Railway station is Ambala (350 kms) and Chandigarh (310 kms). Tip: Regular Volvo and Buses are available from Chandigarh to Manali in the evening. Volvo buses charge between Rs.800 to Rs.1,200 per sector from Chandigarh to Manali and vice versa.
Nearest Airport :-
Nearest Airport is Bhuntar. which is 52 km away from Manali, is the nearest airport. Taxi services are available from Bhuntar to Manali, which costs about Rs.1500 to Rs.2,500. Bhuntar is well connected to Delhi by air. The airliners that take you to this Airport are Indian Airlines, Kingfisher airlines, MDLR Airlines and Jagson Airlines, operating flights from Delhi and Chandigarh to Kullu.
Himalayan Adventure Trips is a leading tour and travel company working since 8 years in the Northern Himalayas, providing a comprehensive adventure experience through well performed strategies awareness and precise execution of planning. We at HAT choose a well qualified group of Instructors Guides certified from well recognized mountaineering institutes, Porters who are companionable ready to help anyway, cooks of amazing recipes making a simple dish into sumptuous meal and the accommodation so relaxing reliving all the stress, are our prime deal of course during each trek. We are dedicatedly bound to give the best agile performance and service flawlessly throughout the trip than one claiming the untrue indeed.
We run treks in most of the Himalayan region, in Nepal, Laddakh and particularly in Himachal Pradesh. We choose the best routes to bring out the real pleasures amongst seekers finding a proper weekend thrill. We try to provide the most possible accommodations, food and the quality service companioning to favor the moment. During any of our trekking routes you will get the most delicious food of all, consisting of regular Indian food with some Chinese, continental, Italian mix of cuisines. We select the best food diet required for a trekker to sustain health and physical fitness during the sheer hikes, because food and water is the only energy which will keep you away from ails and sicknesses.
With a professional team instructing the group it becomes easy to complete any Himalayan trek without any hassle. Our team at HAT is well trained to operate giving first aid in the wilderness or the Acute Mountain Sicknesses or to rescue someone struck in situation. The treks are run smoothly often without any obstructions but the weather is unpredictable so are the mountains. So believe in us we will take you far away from your routine aspirations toward the overwhelming course of conquering the time. We have a successful history of running trekking programs without any mishaps or major contingencies. That’s all because of our skilled team of Guides Instructors Cooks Helpers and porters ready to help anyone in need while in the mountains.
There are several passionate trekkers mountaineers who had completed many of the treks expeditions with us successfully and keep exploring the Himalayas repeatedly in our worthy service. After all there is a lot more to explore in the mountains so we invite you to join in HAT’s programs to experience the mountains never shown and seen before. You can visit our website www.himalayanadventuretrips.com check the details or contact for further assistance.
Himalayan Adventure Trips is a distinguished adventure company in the Northern Himalayas as well as in Nepal and other parts of the country. We at Himalayan adventure trips work on least risk basis providing on with the ultimate escort during any kind of adventure activity. We are working as a tour and travel company since 8 years and own a good reputation of executing successful adventure programs in amongst leading adventure companies in Northern Himalayas. We hold a team of professionals and passionate mountaineers who are capable of tackling any adverse circumstances at any means. Our Guides and Instructors are skilled, certified from ABHIMAS Manali (Himalayan Institute of Mountaineering and Allied Sports) an eminent institute of Adventure, which had given so many ardent climbers and mountaineers to the world.
We at Himalayan Adventure Trips organize treks, tours, expeditions, Cycling, Paragliding, river rafting, Skiing and much more in various regions such as Leh Laddakh, Nepal and in Himachal Pradesh. We believe in working with local inhabitant’s guides and instructors to provide an extra bit of knowledge about the surroundings and the terrain. We ensure that our every program should held with precise safety and security, thus with sheer pleasure each adventure seeker will find it a fair deal to voyage into the Himalayas. We opt the best quality adventure equipments facilitating with delicious food offering a companionable team of good vibes all at one place.
At HAT everyone is invited even if he/ she are beginner or a passionate adventurer there is a lot much to do out in the Nature. The exploration of nature will never stop or start until one assures a strong will determination to conquer the mountains. Here at HAT we make certain that every adventurer should achieve his/ her dream of climbing a peak, completing an arduous trek or cycling over highest mountain passes. We deem once you join in our any of the programs/activities you will be delighted and fulfilled with all our services facilitated in the Himalayas. So you can go to our website www.himalayanadventuretrips.com to get any of the information regarding your preferred program or if you don’t know about trekking/climbing you can contact us and we will recommend you the best option requisite.
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