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The Himalayan province is known for its pleasant early summer climate, mountain peaks, stunningly beautiful landscapes and cool mountain streams. Manali is the premier hill station in the Kullu valley, whose splendour lies in the ever flowing Beas river with conifer gradients and crop orchards hiking up to the snow clad knolls of the Himalayas. With skyscraping mountains bounded by blizzards and deep rock spread ravines, Manali presents a distinguished holiday spot for all. The chunky afforests with cool gentle winds, vast expansion of meadows, small quaint settlements and lovely orchards, give a majestic look to the serene ambience of Manali.
Welcome to your ‘Misty Manali - Volvo’ tour! On arrival at the Volvo bus stand in Delhi,
board your overnight bus to Manali.
Note: Boarding details will be given to you after booking the package (seats subject to
Overnight on board the bus.
This morning on arrival in Manali, you will be transferred to your hotel.
Note: Guests are requested to reconfirm their arrival with hotel one day prior of check in and provide approx reaching time at Manali.
The rest of the day is at leisure to stroll and shop on the Mall Road, the life centre of every hill station. Why not spend few blissful moments walking through the undulating stretches and enjoying the cool mountain breeze, shop for local handicrafts or just relax at the hotel.
You may also enjoy walks after dinner on the Mall Road under a starlit sky and hearing the silence of nature.
Overnight in Manali. (D)
The day is at leisure to explore this picturesque town. Or you can opt for Rohtang Pass (closed on Tuesday’s). Rohtang Pass offers magnificent views of the himalayan mountain ranges. It was the medieval trading route to Lahaul and Spiti. If roads to Rohtang Pass are closed, then visit Snow Point where ponies / horses can be hired (on direct payment) or one can opt to visit Solang Valley, located 14 kms from downtown Manali and at an altitude of about 8500 feet above the sea level. Solang Valley is renowned for its ski slopes and state-of-the-art ropeway. In a picturesque setting of snow-capped mountains, thick conifer forest, lush green meadows and a meandering river, it is the ideal location for a host of outdoor and adventure activities (On direct payment).
Note: (Only local vehicles are allowed for Rohtang Pass / Snow point visit).
Overnight in Manali.
Today, proceed to visit the Naggar Castle and Prati Vaishnodevi Mata Mandir.
Naggar which is located 23 kms north of Kullu on the left bank of river Beas. Here, we will be visiting the Naggar Castle. The charming 15th century stone and wood Naggar Castle built in the traditional Himachali style with alternating stone and timber, is now a heritage hotel run by Himachal Tourism.
Mata Vaishno Maha Devi Tirth is located in the beautiful Kullu valley of Himachal Pradesh.
Maha Devi Tirth named after Goddess Parvati, also called the Vaishno Devi temple was built in 1966.
The evening is at leisure.
Overnight in Manali.
Today after breakfast, enjoy city tour of Manali visiting places like Hadimba Devi Temple, Vashisht Hot Water Spring, Ram Temple and Tibetan Monastery.
Hadimba Devi Temple is dedicated to the demon goddess Hadimba (an incarnation of Kali). Constructed in 1553 by Maharaja Bahadur Singh, this multi-tiered wooden pagoda-style temple is Manali's oldest and one of the most frequented pilgrim spots.
Vashisht Hot Water Spring - On the left bank of river Beas, about 3 km from downtown
Manali, the hot sulphur springs in the village of Vashist are significant for their medicinal value. Piped into Turkish-style baths, there are separate bathing areas for men and women, each with pools of varying heat.
Tibetan Monastery, which houses several images of Lord Buddha and Tankha paintings.
Later in the evening, bid farewell to your ‘Misty Manali - Volvo ‘tour, as your transferred to Manali bus stand to board the overnight bus for your onward journey.
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