On arrival at Chandigarh Airport or Railway Station, Meet and Greet by the Tour Representative and transfer to Manali. Enjoy your drive as your journey across the mountains and valleys as you reach Manali. Manali is located near the end of the valley on the National Highway leading to Leh. The countryside here is breathtaking. One sees well-defined snowcapped peaks, the Beas River with its clear water meanders through the town. On the other side are deodar and pine trees, tiny fields and fruit orchards. It is an excellent place for a weekend. From temples to antiquity, to picturesque sight-seeing spots and adventure activities, Manali is a popular for all seasons and for all kind of travellers. On arrival check-in at hotel. Rest of the day free for leisure. Overnight stay at Manali Hotel.
Today after breakfast, proceed to enjoy a city tour of Manali. Visit the Tibetan Monastery which houses several images of Lord Buddha, Tankha paintings and the Hadimba Devi Temple, dedicated to Goddess Hadimba, the wife of Bhim of Mahabharata. It has a four-tiered Pagoda shaped roof and the doorway is carved with legendary figures and symbols. Later, continue your drive to Vashisht, a small village located on the left bank of river Beas renowned for its hot springs and temples. Nearby is the pyramidal stone temple dedicated to Vashisht Muni. End the tour with a visit to the Mall Road, offering a plethora of shops and restaurants. Bustling with activity, why not indulge in some shopping and great bargains. The rest of the evening is at leisure to simply relax or explore the city of Manali. Overnight at Manali Hotel.
After early breakfast enjoy a breathtaking drive to Snow Point on the road to Rohtang Pass (Closed on Tuesdays). (If Rohtang Pass is in operation during the visit, then Visit To Rohtang Pass will be at an Extra Cost). The name Rohtang means ‘ground of corpses’ due to the number of people who lost their lives trying to cross it. Besides Lahaul and Spiti, Rohtang Pass also serves as the gateway to Pangi and the valley of Leh. The Pass offers beautiful sights of glaciers, peaks, Lahaul Valley and the Chandra River. Later visit the famous Solang Valley. Solang Valley, locally known as Solang Nullah, is renowned as the preferred location for adventure activities in Himachal Pradesh. For those who love the rush of adrenaline; there is no place better than Solang in Kullu Valley to indulge in parachuting, paragliding, skating and zorbing. Return to hotel by the evening. Overnight at Manali Hotel. Important Note: Rohtang pass is not included. This pass is not accessible for almost 8 months (Nov-May) in a year as it is covered by snow. We generally visit the snow point on Rohtang road, which has been permitted by the border security force. Rohtang pass is 51 kms. Away from Manali. This Pass is accessible from May to June & Oct. –to – Nov. and rest of time it’s closed for almost 8 months in a year as it is covered by snow. Rohtang pass is closed on every Tuesday for Maintenance purpose. As per High court order entry of vehicles is restricted to Rohtang Pass, daily 1,000 entry permit are issued to local taxis which is subject to availability.
Today after early morning breakfast, checkout from the Manali hotel and proceed to Chandigarh. Chandigarh was one of the early planned cities in post-independent India and is internationally known for its architecture and urban design. On arrival at Chandigarh, check in to the hotel. Overnight at Chandigarh Hotel.
Today check out of the hotel and enjoy the City Tour of Chandigarh visiting Rose Garden, Rock Garden, Sukhna Lake, Chandigarh museum and Capitol Complex. Later proceed to Chandigarh Airport or Railway Station to board the flight or train to your Hometown or next Destination with lots of memories to cherish for long time. Tour Ends.