Nestled amidst spectacular beauty of snow-clad Himalayas, Kullu Manali is an ideal getaway to explore a fairy tale that is steeped more in adventure and rich cultural heritage. The colorful saga of mythological existence, salubrious climate, stunning natural beauty, and umpteen adventure sports make Kullu Manali tour worth it all.
From romantic getaway to fun family holiday, from adventure tours to ultimate rejuvenation, Thrillophilia presents some of the most exciting tour packages in Kullu Manali to make your holiday worth reminiscing. Soak amidst bountiful beauty of nature and explore the exquisiteness of lush verdant valleys, marvelous landscape, alpine pastures with diverse flora and fauna, and of course, red apple orchards.
Adventure activities in Kullu Manali tour:
1) Wildlife in Kullu Manali
Explore awe-inspiring wilderness and thrill amidst the Kullu Manali Sanctuary that exquisitely goes up to the mountains behind to add to its beauty and splendor. A mesmerizing bio-diversity trail for wildlife lovers, the sanctuary is the haven of diverse flora and fauna that enchants your senses and appeals you to indulge into nature’s bounty.
2) Trekking in Kullu Manali
An exotic tour to Kullu Manali without trekking the fabulous snow-clad mountains makes your holiday less charming and memorable. For adventure lovers, a breathtaking trekking expedition along the verdant valleys and rugged mountain ranges is truly a memory worth cherishing forever. However, make sure that you are carrying all the necessary trekking equipment with you.
[Check out the various treks that we offer in Himachal]
3) Jeep Safari in Kullu Manali
With spectacular ecological excellence and exuberance, mountains tend to be predestined for nature lovers, offering a splendid opportunity to relax, rejuvenate and recreate your mind and soul. The exotic Jeep safari in your tour to Kullu Manali takes you to an austere and marvelous experience from Manali across Rohtang Pass through Lahaul to Leh, and then to Ladakh, cross through Lacha Lung La, Baralacha La, and Tanglung La.
[Check out our travel guide from Manali to Leh]
4) Local Sightseeing in Kullu Manali
On your tour to Kullu Manali, get set to experience nature’s bounty and exuberance like never before. Presenting wondrous sightseeing attractions and a mystic charm, the exotic holiday destination has splendid surprises in store for you. Sightseeing in Kullu Manali Tour will take you to some offbeat destinations such as Vashist Hot Water Springs, Tibetan Monasteries, Manikaran, Nehru Kund, and Arjun Gufa.
5) Paragliding in Manali
Let you have wings; feel the exuberance in you as you sail the blue sky over picturesque Himalayas like an eagle. Exquisite tours with paragliding facilities are available at Marhi and Solang Nallah. You can choose for short flights for approximately 5 minutes in a two-seater paraglider with pilot, or high flying for 20-30 minutes across Kothi, Fatru and Bijli Mahadev.
6) Rock Climbing in Kullu Manali
Indulge into real fun and adventure with exotic rock climbing experience in Manali, Bharmour and Patalsu. Rocky surfaces, suitable terrains, and distinct varieties of rocks here add to the charm and thrill of your rock climbing expedition – something that not all can afford. Rock climbing training is also imparted at the branches of Mountaineering Institute in Dharamsala, Narkanda, Bharmour and Jispa.
Things to do in Kullu Manali:
7) Hot Spring in Vashisht
Exquisitely nestled 6 km away from Manali in the district of Kullu, the Vashisht Village is located underneath a rocky hill, overlooking the mesmerizing Beas River. For somewhat a unique experience on your tour, visit the hot spring at Vashisht, where water of temperature approximately 43-50 degree Centigrade comes out of granite stones. It is considered water from this hot spring has the healing power in several diseases.
8) Rahala Waterfalls
A coveted gateway to the snow-clad Rohtang Pass, Rahala Waterfall is situated 16 away from Manali. Presenting stunning picturesque beauty and superb exuberance amidst lush deodar forests and silver birch trees, the destination provides the ultimate recipe to unwind your senses and rejuvenate. The flakes of snow floating in the water, standing upright against the clear blue sky and salubrious weather will definitely lead you to the paradise.
9) The Fun of Cooking
Away from the irresistible temptation of nature and agonies of life, indulge into fun cooking experience at the Manali Cooking School. The professionally managed school is renowned for teaching some of the finest authentic Indian delicacies to tourists where only well-chosen recipes will be prepared in front you to have a unique experience. A cook-book is also provided to the students for reference.
10) Red Apple Orchards
The intriguing history and heritage of apple orchards in Manali dates back to the era of the British. Today, they are no more a source of good income for local people but also a renowned tourist attraction where travelers love to experience nature’s bounty amidst exquisite fruit orchards growing red apples, plum, pear, and much more. You can even take some back to home.
11) Camping in Manali
Away from the hustle and bustle of city life, Manali is beautifully nestled amidst lush cedar forests, dense woodland, and pleasant mountain breeze caressing your senses. Camping in this enchanting land is an ideal way to unwind your stress and relax at the lap of nature. Some of the popular camping destinationsin in this exotic Kullu Manali region are Beas Kund Camp, Shoja, Raison, and Solang Valley.
12) Skiing in Kullu Manali
On your Kullu Manali Tour, skiing across the ravishing white snow is a complete no-miss. Solang Nallah and Rohtang Pass offers a distinct variety of slopes for skiers to have some real fun. For the beginners, they can have little training from a professional instructor. Expert skiers can also enjoy heli skiing at its best during winter months with prior permission of the department of Tourism.
13) River Rafting in Kullu Manali
A thrilling experience rafting across the stretches of River Beas is a memory worth reminiscing forever. There is a watersports center in Manali that provides rafting services to discerning travelers. For true enthusiasts, rafting the River Beas provides an exciting interlude. Kayaking facilities are also available at Pandoh Dam on the way to Mandi. Rafting in Kullu Manali starts at around 10 am in the morning at Pirdi, 45 km from Manali. Make sure that you start off well ahead.
[Experience the thrill of trekking in picturesque view around Beas Kund]
14) Watch the Snowfall in winter
Kullu Manali adorns itself in unparalleled beauty during winter months, which is the best time to experience snowfall. It is the peak holiday season, when the enchanting land experiences huge tourist influx from across the world. Watching the snowflakes kissing the ground silently, with the Mother Nature draping herself in white is a rare sight that attracts tourists globally. Some of the most prominent places that witness moderate to heavy snowfall are Marhi, Rohtang Pass, Beas Nullah, and Gulaba.
[Check out our Classical Jeep Safari across snow-capped mountains of Himachal]
15) Savor the Taste of Local Delicacies
Good food served amidst unmatched hospitality can add marvelously to your holiday. Treat your taste buds with some exotic local cuisines to savor upon or take a twig of Chang and Lugdi, two of the most popular local drinks in Kullu Manali, which is prepared by fermenting rice and barley. Take back home memories worth cherishing forever in hearts.
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