Manali is a resort town nestled in the mountains of the Indian state of Himachal Pradesh near the northern end of the Kullu Valley in the Beas River Valley. It is located in the Kullu district, about 270 km (168 mi) north of the state capital, Shimla, 309 km (192 miles) north east of Chandigarh and 544 km (338 miles) northeast of Delhi, the national capital. The small town, with a population of 8,096, is the beginning of an ancient trade route to Ladakh and from there over the Karakoram Pass on to Yarkand and Khotan in the Tarim Basin. It is a popular tourist destination and serves as the gateway to Lahaul and Spiti district as well as Leh..
Manali is named after the Sanatan Hindu lawgiver Manu. The name Manali is regarded as the derivative of ‘Manu-Alaya’ which literally means ‘the abode of Manu’. Legend has it that sage Manu stepped off his ark in Manali to recreate human life after a great flood had deluged the world. Manali lies in the North of Kullu Valley. The valley is often referred to as the ‘Valley of the Gods’. Old Manali village has an ancient temple dedicated to sage Manu
Manali has grown from a trading outpost/ village to a small town; as of the 2011 census of India, its population was 8,096. In 2001, Manali had an official population of 6,265. Males constituted 64% of the population and females 36%. Manali had an average literacy rate of 74%, higher than the national average of 59.5%; male literacy was 80%, and female literacy was 63.9%. 9.5% of the population was under six years of age. During the summer months there is a marked surge in the transients as many of them are employed in the hospitality businesses.
The climate in Manali is predominantly cold during winter and moderately cool during summer. The temperatures ranges from −7 °C (19 °F) to 30 °C (86 °F) over the year with the hottest day crossing 30 °C (86 °F) and the coldest day going below −7 °C (19 °F). The average temperature during summer is between 10 °C (50 °F) to 30 °C (86 °F), and between −7 °C (19 °F) to 15 °C (59 °F) in the winter.
The nearest airport Bhuntar Airport (IATA code KUU) is at Bhuntar town, situated on NH21 about 50 km (31 mi) south of Manali and 10 km (6.2 mi) south of Kullu town. The airport is also known as Kullu-Manali airport and has more than a kilometre long runway. Air India has regular flights to the airport from New Delhi.
Manali can be reached from Delhi by national highway NH 1 up to Ambala and from there NH 22 to Chandigarh and from there by national highway NH21 that passes through Bilaspur, Sundernagar, Mandi and Kullu towns. The road distance from Chandigarh to Manali is 310 km (190 mi), and the total distance from Delhi to Manali is 570 km (350 mi). Luxury buses (including Volvos) usually ply overnight on this route and are available from all major bus terminals. Besides 12 Non-AC services, HRTC (Himachal Road Transport Corporation) runs five daily Volvo and AC buses on Delhi-Manali route and two separate Volvos by HPTDC (Himachal Tourism Development Corporation).
There is no close railhead available close to Manali. The nearest broad gauge railheads are at Una 250 km (155 mi) away, Kiratpur Sahib 268 km (167 mi), Kalka (275 km (171 mi)), Chandigarh (310 km (193 mi)), and Pathankot (325 km (202 mi)) . The nearest narrow gauge railhead is at Joginder Nagar (175 kilometres (109 mi)). The Kalka–Shimla Railway is nostalgic narrow gauge route culminating at the state capital of Shimla wherefrom one has to travel by road to Manali
- Pick and Drop from Delhi Airport/Railway Station
- 1 Night stay at Chandigarh Hotel
- 1 Night Stay at Amritsar hotel
- 2 night stay at Delhi hotel
- 4 Breakfast, 4 Lunch and 4 Dinner
- All transport Included All transport Included
- All Taxes, Toll, Parking and Fuel.
- Other Meals, Snacks Etc
- Other Personal Expenses
- Telephone, laundry and other
Start Journey from Delhi NCR to Manali in the Evening and Start Overnight journey in Bus.
Day 2: Manali Local sightseeing
Arrive in Manali in the morning. Check in Manali Hotel after Breakfast visit of Manali local sightseeing like, Hadimba Temple, Vashist temple, Manali Museum, Tibetan Monastery, and Manali Van Vihar, shopping at Mall round. In evening back to Picnic Spot enjoy Born Fire & DJ Night, overnight stay at Manali Hotel.
Day 3: Seeing Solang Valley & Rohtang Pass
After breakfast, proceed to Full day tour Excursion up to Solang Valley & Rohtang Pass then after and DJ party and Born Fire Overnight stay at Manali Hotel.
Day 4: Manali Picnic Spot and Camps
In Morning after Breakfast Start their Camp Activities like Bharama Bridge, wooden bridge, Rope ladder, Zip Line Termpo Line and Boating after that we proceed to Manikaran and Kasol, then Evening Proceed to Sonipat Overnight Journey.
Day 5: Arrival in Delhi NCR in the morning,
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