Total – 7 night & 8 days Tour Package
1 day – pick up Delhi to Manali night stay…
On the way side seen….
About 6km from the town of Pandoh is the stunning Sight of the Pandoh Dam which provides a sight for the sore eyes. This is one of the best places to visit in Manali if you are looking to spend time in a virgin, unexplored place. The dam is built over the Beas River and lies in the Mandi district of Himachal Pradesh. It is a part of the hydroelectric energy generation project of India. The dam is surrounded by tall pine trees and the verdant green hills of the Himalayas. Although swimming and water activities are banned in the catchment areas, you can still enjoy the greenery and scenic beauty around the dam. The dam can be easily reached by road as a rough road leads right up to the dam. However, prior permission from authorities is required to visit the dam.The place is ideal for weekend treks, picnics, and a day outing. There is also a small island in the middle of the lake which is perfect for just relaxing with the sight of cool water all around you! The dam is especially suited for the click-happy photo lovers out there who want to catch a sight of nature in all its glory. The sight of the blue and green water reservoir surely makes up for some great shots….
The Beas river which is also known as Vipasha in Sanskrit is one of the most important and holy rivers that flows through the states of Himachal Pradesh and Punjab. Carrying with it years of history, legends and folklore, it is one of the longest rivers in the northern provinces of India flowing for a total of 470km in its entire course and length. At Manali, the river passes through dense, evergreen forests of pine, deodar and birch as well snowy mountains of the lower Himalayas. It is a water body that flows all year round and provides drinking and usable water to residents of Kullu and Manali.It attracts tourists, adventurists and pilgrims from all over the world to its awe-inspiring flows and provides a stunning backdrop for all your Himalayan adventures.
A trip to Kullu is almost synonymous to a visit to Manali, and both are almost always covered by tourists in a single trip. From some of the most festive temples such as the Raghunath temple to ancient temples with legends around them, such as the Bijli Mahadev Temple, the temples in Kullu are both significant centers of religion and spirituality as well as are located amongst some of the best sceneries and hills of the town. Another popular attraction here is the Pandoh Dam which offers quite a spectacular view to it visitors. Other than this, just like Manali, one can enjoy a number of activities in Kullu. These include trekking, river rafting, mountaineering,. river rafting, trekking, mountaineering and even trout fishing. Kullu is also used as the base town to reach Manikaran, Malana, Bhunter and Rohtang Pass.
2 day – Manali is a high-altitude Himalayan resort town in India’s northern Himachal Pradesh state. It has a reputation as a backpacking center and honeymoon destination. Set on the Beas River, it’s a gateway for skiing in the Solang Valley and trekking in Parvati Valley. It’s also a jumping-off point for paragliding.
Solang Nala (Valley) derives its name from combination of words Solang (Nearby village) and Nullah (water stream). It is a side valley at the top of the Kullu Vally in Himachal Pradesh India 14 km northwest of the resort town Manali on the way to Rohtang Pass and is known for its summer and winter sport conditions. The sport’s most commonly offered are parachuting, paragliding, skating and Zorbing.Giant slopes of lawn comprise Solang Valley and provide its reputation as a popular ski resort. A few ski agencies offering courses and equipment reside here and operate only during winters.Snow melts during the summer months starting May and skiing is then replaced by zorbing (a giant ball with room for 2 people which is rolled down a 200 meter hill), paragliding, parachuting and horse riding. A Himalaya Ropeway was recently opened. Going to the summit can be possible by ATVs, Ropeway or Climbing (Trekking)Canadian Store is also there to purchase good quality imported products for daily use. Products range from Adventure – Camping Trekking to Lifestyle Products.
Skiing in Manali….
A major tourist spot of North India, Manali is known for its excellent skiing conditions with skiing enthusiasts visiting from all over the country.The undulating slopes of Solang Valley and Rohtang Pass offers a perfect terrain for amateurs to learn their first move while a an ideal grounds for professionals. So, if you are an adventure lover, leave yourself in the hands of your professional trainers to feel the thrill of skiing in the picturesque setting of Manali.
Vashisht Hot Water Springs & Temple
About 3km from Manali is a beautiful natural wonder called Vashisht hot water springs, these are sulphur springs which spout hot water all year long and are said to have medicinal properties. It is believed that the water can cure a number of skin infection and diseases including eczema, psoriasis and others. Of course, you need not be worried about safety as there are separate baths for both men and women. Well decorated, they are fitted with Turkish style showers so that you can regulate the flow of hot and cold water.There are also a number of ancient temples in the vicinity which make it one of the must places to visit in Manali. Indulging in a dip with the gorgeous Himalayas on the backdrop is surely an unforgettable experience…… &
The Mall Road is the throbbing nerve street of Manali, and is lined with plenty of hotels, eateries and shopping opportunities. That explains the top three things you can do around here – sleep, eat and shop. Buzzing with activity throughout the day, especially during the peak summer season, this is the perfect place to begin exploring Manali, as your hotel is most likely to be around the corner.
Ranging from trinkets like key chains and keepsakes to the extortionately priced pashmina shawls, the Mall Road in Manali is the answer to all your shopping needs. & night stay Manali hotel…
3 day – Manali local sightseeing…..
Bajeshwar Mahadev Temple
Bajeshwar Mahadev Temple is famous for its complex stone carvings. This Temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva. The temple houses a large ‘Yoni Lingam’ idol represting Lord Shiva and his wife Goddes Parvati.It is considered to be the largest stone temple in Kullu Valley. We can also see the idols of other deities like Lord Vishnu, Ganesha, Durga, and Laxmi are housed inside the temple and the Ganesha idol is placed in a three sided shrine outside the temple. Kullu is called Silver Valley because it has over 20 stone temples. The Bajaura Temple of Lord Shiva or Basheshwar Mahadev Temple is the largest and most popular of them.
The Club House is also one of the tourist places in Manali for adventure activities and indoor games. Located adjacent to the Manalsu Nallah, it has been constructed in the British style of architecture and is managed by Himachal Pradesh Tourism Development Corporation (HPTDC). The in-house restaurant serves a lot of delicious dishes and snacks.
Van Vihar National Park
One of the most frequent places to visit in Manali, the Van Vihar National Park attracts visitors mainly because of its ideal location, which is bang on the Mall road in Manali. The park is a welcome respite from the crowds and the pollution with its tall and shady groves of Deodar, birch and pine. There are a number of wooden and concrete benches within the park, which provides rest, relaxation and recreation to its visitors.Take off your shoes and take a leisurely walk across the garden paths of this wonderful haven of nature. You could also have fun cruising around in a boat that sails in the small pond within the vicinity of this park. Set amidst beautiful and verdant environs, the park is a perfect respite for anyone who chooses to visit it and makes up for a great place for a spontaneous picnic or simply a long walk!
A temple dedicated to the mythical demon goddess Hidimba, the wife of Bhima from the Mahabharata, this temple is amongst the top draws for tourists in Manali. The temple was constructed in 1553 and is one of the most famous places to visit in Manali.The wood and stonework are reminiscent of the Japanese pagodas as well as the Indian style of temple architecture.The most beautiful facet of this temple is that it is covered by Cedar forests at its foothills and is built on a large rock top that juts out through the ground.The temple has stunningly carved wooden doors and 24 metres tall Shikhar at its height. The temple also has a sinister past though, as it is believed that in the past, religious practitioners would tie the hands of sinners by the rope and swing them against the rock. About seventy metres away from the temple lies another monument, which is built in honour of the child of Bhima and Hadimba, Ghatotkacha.
This scenic village in Himachal Pradesh is named after Raja Gulab Singh who camped here when he was invading China. The major attraction of this place is snow that can be seen here all the year. However, parts of this village turn green during summers which add a different sort of charm. Gulaba can easily be put on the list of the most picturesque places in Himachal Pradesh. Since this region receives heavy snowfall, it has developed as a popular hub for those who lust after snow adventure sports. Located in Pir Panjal Range at a height of 4300 m, Gulaba is definitely a popular one among Manali tourist places, of course owing to its beautiful, dreamy landscape and the options available for adventure enthusiasts here like skiing and paragliding. & night stay Manali ……
4 day – Manali to Dharamshala on the side seen, Mandi Gurdwara Sahib, bajnath shiv Temple, palampur tea garden, Chamunda Devi temple & night stay Dharamshala McLeodganj…..
5 day – Dharamshala McLeodganj to local sightseeing…..
Dal Lake is a small mid-altitude lake near the village of Tota Rani in Kangra district (Himachal Pradesh) in northern India. The name ‘Dal Lake’ is taken from Kashmir’s Dal Lake.
Bhagsu Water falls
The Bhagsu Falls are situated 2 km away from McLeodganj. Set amidst lush greenery and nature in its most pristine form, these falls are majestic and grand and should not be missed by all tourists travelling here.This place is spread over a vast expanse of land and it takes around 4-5 hours to explore this region. Trekking is a good option and there are a few cafes near this region where tourists can find light refreshments. Shiva’s Caf??ï© is also nearby which is very famous for its snacks and hookah. The way to this cafe diverges just before the falls and it takes a climb up stairs for around 10 minutes to reach here.
McLeod Ganj is a suburb of Dharamshala in Kangra district of Himachal Pradesh, India. It is known as “Little Lhasa” or “Dhasa” because of its large population of Tibetans. The Tibetan government-in-exile is headquartered in McLeod Ganj.
Naddi is a village in the Indian state of Himachal Pradesh. It is located at an altitude of 2000 meters above sea level, in the upper reaches of the Kangra valley.
The Tsuglagkhang Temple is the most renowned Buddhist monument in McLeodganj. There are three magnificent images of Buddha, including a gilded statue of Shakyamuni, statues of Valokitesvara and Padamasambhava.The Namgyal Monastery was founded by the Third Dalai Lama, and serves the Dalai Lamas exclusively. A unique feature of this monastery is its diversity of practice. Namgyal monks perform prayers and rituals of all the major schools of Tibetan Buddhism.
St. John in the Wilderness Church
This neo-gothic church was built in 1852 and is one of the most important churches in Himachal Pradesh. Located near Dharamshala and on the way to Mcleodganj, this church was built in dedication to John the Baptist.It is the oldest built structure of Dharamsala. This church was built in dense woods that is why it is famous as ‘St. John in the Wilderness’. It is also the final resting place of Lord Ergin, one of the governor generals and also a viceroy of India during the British Raj. This church should not be confused with the church of the same name located in Nainital, Uttarakhand.
Tibet museum, Mcleodganj
This museum is located inside the Tsuglagkhang complex and has a collection of brilliant forms of Tibetan Art, which include history documents, pottery, handicrafts, paintings etc.This museum gives a tourist an insight into Tibatan culture and also the various struggles faced by them lately. The structure of the Tibet Museum is influenced by Tibetan architecture which is unique and innovative…..
Bhagsu nath temple
This temple is located at a height of 1770 m above sea level. Surrounded by beautiful pools and lush greenery, this temple attracts a lot of devotees and tourists throughout the year.The pools around this temple are believed to be sacred and contain miraculous powers of healing. The temple was built by King Bhagsu and is dedicated to Lord Shiva.
Dalai Lama Temple Complex
Replete with Tibetan culture, Dalai Lama Temple Complex also known as Tsuglakhang Temple is a politico- religious centre in Dharamsala. Ideal for peaceful meditation and religious rumination, the temple is full of lamas at all points of the day chanting on prayer wheels or beads. The temple is in close vicinity to the abode of Dalai Lama and is frequently visited by him to preach and conduct prayer meets. Popular for its beautiful setting, the temple complex has become a revered pilgrimage site for the Buddhists. In addition to this, the peaceful environs and ataraxy attracts tourists from all over the world.
The smallest tea region of India, Dharamshala has beautifully lined and organized tea gardens across the Kangra Valley. It is known for its good quality tea and is available for purchase in many shops across Dharamshala and Mcleodganj.
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& night stay Dharamshala McLeodganj……
6 day – Dharamshala to Amritsar on the way side seen……
New HPCA Cricket Stadium
The new HPCA Cricket stadium is one of the beautiful stadium with a picturesque backdrop of the mighty Dhauladhar snow peaks. The pleasant weather adds to the popularity and glory of the game and helps to attract more spectators to the ground who come. This stadium has a maximum spectator capacity of 20,000 and provides modern facilities, split practice sessions, new rehabilitation Centre, lounge, bar, restaurant, banquet hall which can house 500 odd people.
War Memorial is situated in the pine forests near Dharamshala town and the journey itself to this place is totally worth it. There is the beautiful GPG College which was made during British Era.This is the memorial which has been made at the entrance point to Dharamsala in the memory of those who fought for saving our motherland.
Tangibly the most spiritual place in India, Golden Temple, also known as Sri Harmindar Sahib, is the holiest shrine in Sikhism which is alive with religious fervour and sacredness. It is a place that can only be experienced and not described. Serving as a symbol of brotherhood and equality, Golden Temple is visited by people from all over the globe who come here to seek spiritual solace and religious fulfilment. Although the Golden Temple itself is of great historical and architectural interest, it is the view of the resplendent shrine, glistening in the centre of the tank, bringing an infinite calmness that is most memorable to a visitor.
& night stay Amritsar hotel…
7 day – Amritsar local sightseeing….
Located near the famous Golden Temple of Amritsar, the Jallianwala Bagh is a public garden which houses a memorial to commemorate the massacre of peaceful celebrators by the British forces. The tragic incident had left a deep scar on the country, and a memorial was constructed post the independence for the innocents who lost their lives in this devastating incident. Established by the government of India in 1951, the massacre memorial was inaugurated by Dr Rajendra Prasad on 13th April 1961. The place has been turned into a beautiful park and is managed by the Jallianwala Bagh National memorial trust.
Wagah Border is the borderline running along the Grand Trunk Road between Amritsar in Punjab, India, and Punjab in Lahore, Pakistan. People from all across the country visit this place to witness the Beating Retreat Ceremony that is held every day before sunset. This ceremony includes the closing of the international gates and lowering the flags of both the countries. The flag ceremony is conducted by the Indian Border Security Force and Pakistan Rangers since 1959……
Durgiana Temple, also known as Lakshmi Narayan Temple, is a Hindu temple located in the city of Amritsar. It bears a stark resemblance to the famous Golden Temple while also carrying the same sense of peace, tranquillity and spirituality. Within this historic temple lies a beautiful Sarovar where one can find idols of Goddess Lakshmi and Lord Vishnu floating. These idols are greatly revered and worshipped by pilgrims, making this temple a famous Hindu pilgrimage spot. Gur Shai Mal Kapoor, whose statue can be found at the main entrance of the temple, laid the foundation for this architectural wonder. The rare sculpture of the sitting Hanuman, considered one of a kind, is found in Durgiana Temple. One of the main highlights at this serene location is the fountain show which takes place in front of the main temple every evening….. & night stay Amritsar…….
8 day – Amritsar hotel to railway station & air port drop….