Manali which lies in the lap of the Kullu valley is one of the most visited tourist spot. Manali derived its name from Manavalaya meaning the abode of Manu or "Home of Manu" and here, the temples are treated as pilgrimages. Its cool atmosphere provides a perfect haven for the ones afflicted by the hot Indian summers. Chandigarh derives its name from the temple of "Chandi Mandir" located in the vicinity of the site selected for the city. The city has a pre-historic past.
Here is how you will spend your time
Day 1: Arrival At Chandigarh And Transfer To Manali
On arrival at Chandigarh Airport or Railway Station and transfer to Manali. Set amidst pine-clad mountains, which gradually close in on both sides of the Beas and nestling in their shade, as though carved out of primeval forest, is a scattered hamlet, which comprises this picturesque summer resort. Arrive and check in to hotel. Rest of the evening is at leisure and overnight stay at Manali hotel.
Day 2: Manali Sightseeing
Morning proceed for half day sightseeing tour of Manali covering the 450 years old temple dedicated to Hadimba Devi, which has some excellent woodcarving, Tibetan Monastery, picturesque village of Vashisht known for hot sulphur springs and Handicraft center. Rest of the day at leisure and overnight stay at Manali hotel.
Day 3: Excursion To Solang Valley And Rohtang Pass
Morning proceed to visit the Solang Valley, which offers fine views of glaciers and snow capped peaks. A place not to be missed is Rohtang Pass, 51 km from Manali at an altitude of 3978 meters (subject to weather conditions) and overnight stay at Manali hotel (Rohtang pass is closed every Tuesday).
Rohtang Pass is a high mountain pass on the eastern Pir Panjal Range of the Himalayas around 51 km from Manali. It connects the Kullu Valley with the Lahaul and Spiti Valleys...
Rohtang Tunnel North Portal Approach Rd, Himachal Pradesh 175140
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Day 4: Manali To Chandigarh
Morning check out from the Hotel and transfer to Chandigarh. Enroute visit Kullu valley, celebrated as the valley of Gods. Arrive and transfer to hotel .Evening is at leisure and overnight stay in Chandigarh hotel.