Manali is about 32 kilometers from Kullu Valley, 280 kilometers from the state capital Shimla, and 108 kilometers from Mandi. Manali is at a height of 2050 meters and spreads along the banks of the gurgling Beas River. Named after sage Manu who is believed to be the creator of human race according to Hindu mythology and the writer of Manusmriti, Manali has a temple dedicated to this great sage. Besides, it is steeped in legend and folklore, making Hadimba Temple a popularly visited landmark.
Here is how you will spend your time
Day 1: Arrival At Chandigarh
On arrival at Delhi airport, you will be greeted by Pretty Planet Travels representative and depart for Chandigarh. Reach Chandigarh by the evening. Check into the hotel. Rest of the day is free at leisure.
Overnight in the hotel.
Day 2: Chandigarh To Dharamsala
After Breakfast, check out from the hotel. Proceed to the Darshan of Shaktipeeth Maa Naina Devi Ji. After Bhavya Darshan of Mata, continue the journey towards Dharamsala.
Later proceed to the Darshan of Shaktipeeth Maa Chintapurni Ji. Then Darshan of Shaktipeeth Mata Jwalamukhi Ji.
Reached Dharamsala which is just 18 KM from Kangra. Rest and relax,
then continue the drive and later Darshan of Shaktipeeth Mata Brajeshwari Devi Ji. The shrine of Bajreshwari Devi at Kangra is one of the most famous shaktipeeth in the Kangra valley. It continues to be busy place of pilgrimage. Believers hold that this shaktipeeth sprung at the spot where the breast of Sati fell. For many centuries, the Kangra remained the seat of royal power in the region and the fame and wealth of the temple was legendary. It was subjected to successive invasions by Mahmood of Ghazni who departed with king's ransom in gold, silver, and jewels along with temple's treasure. The earthquake of 1905 destroyed it completely. The present temple's shikhar and two domes were built in 1920 drawing inspirations from Hindu, Muslim and the Sikh architectural styles. Around the main shrines are the temples of Tara Devi and Bhairon. Reached Dharamsala which is just 18 KM from Kangra. Rest and relax,
Bajreshwari Temple is located in the middle of Kangra town 20 km away from Dharamsala. This thousand-year-old temple is dedicated to Bajreshwari Maa, the Goddess of Lightning...
kangra dharmashala himachal pradesh india
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Travel from Chandigarh to Dharamshala
Day 3: Dharamshala To Manali
After breakfast, check out from the hotel. Drive to Manali. Proceed the day with the darshan and blessings of famous Shree Chamunda Devi temple. Chamunda is a fearsome aspect of Devi, the Hindu divine mother and one of the seven Matrikas (mother goddesses). She is also one of the chief Yoginis, a group of sixty-four or eighty-one Tantric Goddesses, who are attendants of the warrior Goddess Durga.
Then proceed to Darshan of one of the Twelve Jyotirlingas of Shiv Ji , Shree Baijnath Temple.
Reached Manali. Rest and relax , dinner and overnight stay at hotel Manali.
Baijnathji Shiv temple is situated at Baijnath, a small town in Kangra district Himachal Pradesh, India. It is about 60 kms from Kangra city on National Highway 20. Actually ...
Pathankot-Chakki-Manali National Highway No. 20, Baijnath, India
Travel from Dharamshala to Manali
Day 4: Manali Sightseeing
After breakfast, walk through town visiting newly constructed Buddhist Monastery. Hadimba Devi temple-It is small temple situated in the dense forest is very interesting. Hadimba is said to be the wife of Bhima from the epic of Mahabharata. Vashist, it is an extremely picturesque little place clinging to the steep hill side. On the way up to the village you come upon the Vashist hot baths , where a natural sulphur spring is piped into a modern bath -house.
A tiny local, situated on the banks of the majestic River Ravi, Vashisht is bestowed with natural springs and fabulous sand stone temples. The Vasisht Kund temple is dedicated...
Vashistha Kund, Manali,Himachal pradesh,
Day 5: Rohtang Pass Excursion
Full day tour of Rohtang Pass – The majesty of the mountains and the glaciers can be seen at their best, you have next two hours to enjoy this snowy heaven. Take a sledge ride down the slopes, try your luck climbing the little snow hills. On you’re descents to Manali, halt at the Rahalla falls and Solang Valley. The Magnificent views and natural beauty are a never-ending source of delight. Also halt at Marhi, Ralha falls, Nehru Kund. You can do Paragliding at Solang Valley, and take a helicopter ride through the beautiful snow capped mountains. The Magnificent views and natural beauty are a never-ending source of delight.
Evening is free to collect the souvenirs of famous Kullu traditional handicrafts. You can shoppe famous Kullu Shawls, Kullu caps, pullovers and local Kullu handicrafts. Dinner and overnight stay at Manali.