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College Trip to Manali

Duration
3 Days
Budget Per Person
₹ 9,000
Trip Taken
March, 2017
Destinations
Manali

Day 1

Day 2

Day 3

Day 1: A Full Day at Rohtang Pass

Checked In - Manali Top Inn & Cafe > Breakfast at Manali Top Inn and Cafe > Rohtang Pass > Gulaba > ...

Checked In - Manali Top Inn & Cafe
8.6 /10

₹ 776 onwards

joysurjya says

1. Simple and spacious accommodations. Great for budget travellers in groups.
2. They have WIFI services, a restaurant and a bar.
3. They even allow pets at extra charge!!

Breakfast at Manali Top Inn and Cafe

Rohtang Pass
4.4 /5

Time Spent: 3 to 4 hours

Timings: May - November

Cost: Free

joysurjya says

It turned out to be a bright sunny day. Clicked lots of pictures. Tried snow sledging and snow biking. You will find many places with stalls selling snacks, tea and soups to beat the cold.

15.7 kms away

Gulaba

Time Spent: 1 day

Timings: 7:00 AM - 7:00 PM

Cost: No entry fee

joysurjya says

This is on the route to Rohtang Pass from Manali. We dropped in on our way back.

Evening Stroll and Shopping at Mall Road, Manali

joysurjya says

The main street of Manali, where we can shop and eat. It's a treat to walk through the smaller lanes and hang out at the small barbeque and momo stalls. We spent a good amount of time shopping.

Dinner at Chopsticks

joysurjya says

A cosy little Chinese restaurant in the heart of Mall Road at Manali. Decently priced for the quantity they served.

Day 2: River Rafting, Paragliding and Some Sightseeing

Breakfast at Manali Top Inn and Cafe

River Rafting Experience near Manali

Time Spent: 1 Hrs Duration

Cost: 1029

joysurjya says

We headed towards Kullu for river rafting in the icy cold waters. It was great fun despite the sore body and dizziness right after we got off!!

Paragliding In Kullu Manali,
5.0 /5

Time Spent: 25 Minutes

Cost: 1750

joysurjya says

Face your fears!!. That's exactly what we did.

Lunch at a Roadside Dhaba

joysurjya says

On our way back to the main town of Manali, we stopped at small roadside dhabas and had our lunch. They are hard to miss.

Vashisht Baths
3.7 /5

Time Spent: 1-2 hours

Timings: 8:00AM -9:00PM

Cost: Private Bathing- INR 35/30 minutes

joysurjya says

We went to the temple based on a recommendation. The hot spring baths are famous among tourists and devotees.
It can be crowded so you'll probably have to wait before jumping into the baths.

1.7 kms away

Van Vihar, Manali
3.4 /5

Time Spent: 1-2 hours

Timings: Summers: 8:00 AM -7:00 PMWinters: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Cost: Entry- INR 5 per person, Boating- INR 30 for 15 minutes

Some More Shopping at Mall Road

joysurjya says

We gorged on lots of sweets. Small gulab jamuns and jalebis. Affordable and properly delicious.

Dinner at Johnson's Cafe

joysurjya says

One of Old Manali's famous eateries.

Day 3: Skiing, Tubing and Snowfights at Solang Valley

Breakfast at the Inn

Solang Valley
4.6 /5

Time Spent: 3 - 4 hours

Timings: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Cost: Free

joysurjya says

We rented out boots and proper suits for around INR 300 each. You need to be wearing socks.
Skiing experience was decent. Played a lot in the snow!!

Playing Traditional Dress Up in the Snow

Head Back to Manali from Solang Valley

Hadimba Temple
4.4 /5

Time Spent: 1-2 hrs

Timings: 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Cost: No entry fee

joysurjya says

Offered our prayers and circled the temple grounds.

1.5 kms away

Early Dinner at Pizza Olive

Timings: 9AM-10PM

Cost: INR 300 For Two

Chilled at the Inn for the Night

Headed Back Out from Manali