Manali Backpacking Trip

Manali Backpacking Trip

To all the adventure lovers out there, if you haven’t taken a trip to Manali yet, then grab the opportunity now. Located at the northern end of the Kullu valley by the Beas River, this hill station is best known for its snow treks, camping, river rafting, skiing and other adventure sports.

Over many years, Manali has grown from being a quiet, trading village to a happening tourist destination. The temples, markets, valleys, waterfalls, and scenic spots have made it one of the most visited places in the country. Our 5-day Manali tourism package covers plenty of tourist places along with adventure activities. 

These include:

  • Vashisht Temple & Hot Springs: The Vashisht temple is 4,000 years old and decorated with beautiful wood carvings, antique paintings, and figures. The hot springs nearby are popular for curing skin diseases.
  • Hadimba Temple: This temple is located in the middle of a cedar forest called Dhungri Van Vihar, dedicated to Hidimba Devi, the first wife of Bhima in the Mahabharata.
  • Manali Mall Road: This is one of the most happening tour places in Manali where you get Tibetan jewelry, shawls, tweed jackets, and handicrafts. It’s also full of cafes, dhabas, and restaurants.
  • The Atal Tunnel and Rohtang Pass: Located at an altitude of 10,300-12,566 feet, the Atal tunnel is built under the Rohtang Pass and is 9.02 km long.
  • Sissu Waterfall Trek: The Sissu waterfalls are located near the Gramphu village. It has a drop of approximately 50 meters.
  • Sissu Lake: This breathtaking scenic beauty is located at the banks of the Chandrabhaga River where you can enjoy the view of Siberian ducks and geese swimming towards Siberia.
  • The confluence of Chandra and Bhaga rivers and the creation of Chenab River.
  • Suraj Taal and Deepak Taal: Fed by Bhaga river and said to be the third-highest lake in India being situated at an altitude of 4950m above sea level.
  • Baralachala Pass: A High mountain Pass at an altitude of 15,900Ft situated in the Zanskar Valley connecting Lahaul district in Himachal Pradesh to the Ladakh in Jammu and Kashmir.
  • Rohtang Pass: It is a high mountain pass (13,051Ft on the eastern end of the Pir Panjal Range of the Himalayas around 51 km from Manali. It connects the Kullu Valley with the Lahaul and Spiti Valleys of Himachal Pradesh
  • Jogini Waterfalls Trek: Located near the Vashisht village, the Jogini waterfalls are located at a height of 150 feet that cascades through multiple levels.
  • Solang Valley: Located at a distance of 13 km from Manali, it is most popular for skiing, ziplining, ATV ride, zorbing and cable car.
  • Rafting in Kullu: The Kullu valley is most popular for rafting along the Beas River. It is 14 k
  • Paragliding in Manali: There are many tourist places in Manali that offer paragliding. However, the best experience is at Nehru Kund, located only 5 km from the Manali bus stand.


Brief Itinerary:

Day 0: Delhi to Manali
Day 1: Manali Local Sightseeing
Day 2: Manali to Jispa Via Solang Valley
Day 3: Jispa to Barlachala Pass and Back to Manali
Day 4: Visit Jogini Waterfalls and Board Bus to Delhi
Day 5: Reach Delhi

Day 0: Delhi to Manali

  • Reach Delhi
  • Report at Majnu Ka Tila in Delhi by 5 PM for overnight journey to Manali.

Day 1: Manali Local Sightseeing

  • Reach Manali in the morning.
  • After Freshening up in the stay we will leave for Local sightseeing
  • We will provide Scooty to explore around Manali yourself.
  • Visit Hadimba Temple, Manu Temple & Do some Shopping at Mall Road for souvenirs, handicrafts, jackets, shawls, and jewelry.
  • Stay: Manali (Hotel - 3 Sharing)

Day 2: Manali - Solang Valley - Atal Tunnel - Sissu Waterfalls - Jispa

  • After having a delicious breakfast head towards Lahaul.
  • Our first stop will be the beautiful Solang Valley.
    Highlights: ATV Ride, Rope Way, Zorbing, etc.
  • We will enter Lahaul leaving Kullu behind using the Atal Tunnel which is 9kms
    long and considered the world's engineering marvel.
  • Atal Tunnel brings you to a different range of the Himalayas — the mighty Dhauladhar
  • Visit Sissu waterfalls en route which can be seen from the road as well.
    A small hike takes you to these 50 meters high waterfalls which are considered by travelers as one of the best falls in the Himalayan region.
  • Reach Jispa and rest for the day.
  • Stay: Jispa (Hotel - 3 Sharing)

Day 3: Jispa - Darcha - Barlachala Pass - Manali

  • Visit Confluence of Chandra and Bhaga rivers and the creation of Chenab River.
  • Visit Suraj Taal and Deepak Taal, two breathtaking high-altitude lakes in the Lahaul and Spiti region.
  • Visit Baralacha La at 16,040 ft (One of the 5 high-passes to be covered in the road trip)
  • After Reaching Baralacha La we will start our return journey to Manali.
  • Stay: Manali (Hotel - 3 Sharing)

Day 4: Jogini Waterfalls Trek

  • Visit Jogini Waterfalls. One can enjoy an energizing dip under these cascading falls while admiring the towering mountains all around.
  • After the trek Relax in Hot springs of Vashisht.
  • Catch return bus at @6PM to Delhi

Day 5: Reach Delhi

  • Reach Delhi.

Para Gliding add-on Includes:

Para Gliding  
GoPro shoot
Pick up & Drop from Hotel
(Paragliding can be done on Day 1 & Day 4 based on the weather and your interest)


Head and skin Protection
  • Cap / Sun hat
  • Balaclava/ Woolen cap
  • Sunglasses
  • Sunscreen (SPF 40 and above)
  • Lip balm
  • Moisturizer
  • Clothing
  • Windcheater & Raincoat
  • Thermals
  • Fleece
  • Gloves
  • Comfortable clothes (Full sleeves shirts & full pants, 3 to 5 pairs)
  • Dry-fit cloths
  • Innerwear
  • Sports shoes
  • Sandals or Flip-flops
  • Socks (3 to 4 pairs)
  • Woolen socks (2 pairs)

Use your garbage bag or properly dispose of used wet tissues and napkins. Do not litter wet tissues and sanitary napkins in the mountains as well as other public areas.

Tip: While packing, use plastic bags to compartmentalize things and carry a few extra plastic bags for wet clothes.

  • Delhi - Manali - Delhi Volvo Bus Transport.
  • Manali - Manali Transport as per itinerary
  • 3 Night Hotel stay as per itinerary
  • Meals: 3 Breakfasts & 3 Dinner
  • All necessary permits and entry fees and forest fees
  • Safety equipment
  • First aid, medical kit, and oxygen cylinder
  • Experienced outdoor professionals

  • Adventure Activities.
  • Personal Transportation in Manali.
  • Paragliding
  • River rafting
  • Any kind of emergency evacuation charges
  • Costs incidental to any changes in the itinerary due to bad weather or natural calamities which are beyond our control.

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