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  • 01Best of Himachal

    Best of Himachal
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    Pine forests and apple orchards, crisp, clean air and breathtaking views - that's Shimla in a nutshell. Shimla is a tourist paradise throughout the year. The town itself is worth a visit in the off-season when it is less crowded and can be explored to ones heart's content. The young, the old, the writers, adventurers, nature lovers and peace lovers can all find their bit of heaven here.

    Manali a popular Himalayan tourist destination is much known for adventure sports like skiing, hiking, mountaineering, paragliding, rafting, trekking at places like the Friendship Peak, Indrahar Pass etc, kayaking, and mountain biking.

    Manali also offers hot springs, religious shrines and Tibetan Buddhist temples. This 6 Day trip will take one through the most popular destinations of Manali and will also give a chance for camping and also an option to go hand to hand with many adventure sports like Paragliding, Skiing, Zorbing and Trekking. One will spend time witnessing the historical temples and rejuvenating through the cold mountains of Himalayas.

  • 02Best of Dharamshala and Manali

    Best of Dharamshala and Manali
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    Manali a popular Himalayan tourist destination is much known for adventure sports like skiing, hiking, mountaineering, paragliding, rafting, trekking, kayaking, and mountain biking.

    Manali also offers hot springs, religious shrines and Tibetan Buddhist temples. This 10 Day trip will take one through the most popular destinations of Manali to leh and will also give a chance to go hand to hand with many adventure sports like Paragliding, Skiing, Zorbing and Trekking. One will spend time witnessing the historical temples and rejuvenating through the cold mountains of Himalayas.

    This trip will also take one to the city full of Tibetan culture and their monasteries. Along with the pleasant climate, Dharamshala has much more to offer in Sightseeing and adventure tours. One can also go for the short paragliding and Trekking trips in Dharamshala if the time permits. The last of the trip brings the travelers back to New Delhi with the beautiful memories of Himachal and its Culture.

  • 03Spiti Valley Tour 2017 in Your Own Car

    Spiti Valley Tour 2017 in Your Own Car
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    About the Activity:

    • Spiti, fondly referred to as ‘Little Tibet’ is known for its snow-capped peaks and natural surroundings. This 10 day Spiti Valley tour promises a Himalayan trip of a lifetime.
    • Once you reached Shimla in your own car, check into hotel latest by 5 pm and freshen up for a briefing session, followed by an introduction and an ice breaker session.
    • Your trip starts as you'll visit multiple location like the ancient monasteries Dhankar, Lhalung and many more that are more than 1000 years old.
    • Chase shooting stars in Pin Valley National Park and visit the highest villages in Asia then meditate at Kye Monastary amoung the holy monks.
    • Join this astounding tour, get introduced to a number of monasteries, towering peaks romancing the snows, national parks thriving with exotic wildlife and much more!


  • 04Manali Honeymoon Holidays

    Manali Honeymoon Holidays
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    3N/4D : Manali – Snow Point – Kullu Valley – Manikaran – Solang Valley

    Cosy up to the snow dotted landscape of the scenic Manali. Indulge in the ideal honeymoon experience with our tour. Amble through the quaint villages of Old Manali and bathe by the sulphurous hot spring that is known for its medicinal and beautifying properties.

    Also, seek blessings as a couple at one of the most venerated shrines of Vaishno Devi Temple and head to the green and misty high mountain Rohtang Pass. Turning up the excitement a notch are the array of adventure sports from skiing to white water river rafting, paragliding to ATV bike adventure ride.

    What will you see : Hadimba Devi Temple, Manu Temple, Hot Springs, Tibetan Monastery, Rohtang Pass, Palchan, Gulaba,Rahla fall, Marhi, Vaishno Devi Temple, Kullu Shawl industry, Ram Temple, Gurudwara, Solang Valley

    What will you do : Tour Old Manali village, Tour Vashisht Village, Skiing, Snow Mobile Ride, Snow Tube Ride, White Water River Rafting, Bathe by Natural Hot Springs of Sulphur, Experience Paragliding, ATV bike ride, Zorbing. 

  • 05Cycling in Kangra Valley, Himachal Pradesh

    Cycling in Kangra Valley, Himachal Pradesh
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    About the Destination:

    Delight in Cycling in Kangra Valley, a path that makes you zip through Chir pine forests, winding streets, jeep tracks and charming Buddhist areas that are steeped in serenity. Accompanying you is the awe-inspiring Dhauladhars that appear to rise above rice paddy villages, quaint hamlets, old world charmed places of worship, cobbled paths and tea gardens.

    The cycling in Kangra Valley extravaganza also makes you push your boundaries as you take on altitudes of 1300m or 4940ft. A 260 km circuit entailing uphill and downhill trails and some flat stretches adds to the glee of the experience.  Not to mention the grand beauty of Kangra Valley that treats you with splendid sights of Mother Nature. You have lush carpeted slopes that are laced with frosty summits, terraced slopes of corn or tea, gurgling streams, orchards and vibrant blossoms. The valley is located in the winsome state of Himachal Pradesh, one of the nature prides of India.

    Meal Types: High-nutrition/energy vegetarian dishes of the Indian, Chinese and Western variety that are freshly cooked by the kitchen team travelling with the group.

    Activities: Cycling, Camping, Off-roading

    Duration: 4 Nights / 5 Days

    Temperature: Around 0 to 20 degrees (Mid October to March),25 to 38 degrees (April to June)

    Max Alt: 2100m (McLeodganj)

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    Setting the ideal backdrop for love struck couples Manali invites you with crisp mountain air and celestial like sights of towering mountains dusted with snow, deep valleys strewn with boulders, bountiful forest, wildflower fields, winsome hamlets and the perfect weather to cuddle up to.

    The Manali honeymoon packages provides a winsome experience where you get to bathe in hot spring that is known for its medicinal and beautifying properties. Together, stroll through and discover the charming village of Old Manali. Dash off to the green and misty high mountain Rohtang Pass that offers breath-taking views. The couples into adventure can take to paragliding close to majestic Himalayan Mountain, ATV bike rides and Zorbing ball.

    Seek blessings at Hadimba Devi Temple, cosseted amidst deodar trees. Visit Manu temple, the only temple of Manu (creator of human race on the earth) in the country. There are many more experiences in store for you!


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Manali

From Manali, breathtaking views of the Dhauladhar and Pir Panjal ranges are a perennial specialty. This is the place where mountain adventures takes on a new dimension. A haven for tourists, Manali is replete with scenic quotients offering trekking enthusiasts an experience of its own kind.

Attracting visitors from all over the world all year round, this is a place for backpackers to explore the serene settings of the Himalayas. It is also the place where adventure tourists can enjoy exhilarating activities such as paragliding, rafting and skiing while on Manali to Leh Road trip.

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Bhrigu Lake

Also known as the ‘Pool of Gods’, Bhrigu Lake is a majestic an picturesque water body that is located at a distance of about 43km from the town of Manali. Each year, the lake attracts thousands of trekkers and visitors who come here to appreciate the serene, crystal clear blue pools of the lake as a part of their itinerary to visit Manali tourist places. 

Rising to a height of about 14,100ft it is located on the eastern courses of the Rohtang Pass. One of the many glacial lakes of the Kullu Valley, it makes up for being a perfect weekend outing on your next trip to Manali. 

 The lake is bordered by snowy peaks of the Himalayas on all sides and is a moderate to difficult trekking escapade.  Also nearby is the Nehru Kund, which is a natural water spring that is fed by the waters of the Bhrigu Lake and is truly picturesque. 

The trekking route to Bhrigu Lake starts either at the village of Gulaba or Vasishth Temple, either ways it perches you up at a height of almost 14000ft right on the second day, making it one of the most captivating treks of the Pir Panjal Ranges.  Locals of the village believe that this lake has been blessed by the sages and Gods which is why, it never freezes over completely even in the times of harsh winters.

Distance from Manali: 18 Kms

How to get there: Follow the Kullu-Naggar-Manali Road through the village of Gulaba

Best time to Visit: May to June 

Attractions/Activities: Trekking

Type of destination:  Trekking and religious

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The Castle Manali

Built in 1460 AD, the Naggar Castle has a unique architecture that comprises of stones and wood. About a century ago, this castle of Raja Sidh Singh of Kullu was converted into a rest house, and presently it is being taken care by the Himachal Pradesh Tourism Development Corporation.

In its rechristened avatar, the castle is now The Castle Heritage Hotel. Naggar Castle came into the limelight after a bollywood movie was shot here. A grand Tibetan carnival dance was shot here and hence this castle grew in touristic prominence.


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Van Vihar National Park

One of the most frequent places to visit in Manali, the Van Vihar National Park attracts visitors mainly because of its ideal location, which is bang on the Mall road in Manali. The park is a welcome respite from the crowds and the pollution with its tall and shady groves of Deodar, birch and pine. There are a number of wooden and concrete benches within the park, which provide rest, relaxation and recreation to its visitors.

Take off your shoes and take a leisurely walk across the garden paths of this wonderful haven of nature. You could also have fun cruising around in a boat that sails in the small pond within the vicinity of this park. Set amidst beautiful and verdant environs, the park is a perfect respite for anyone who chooses to visit it and makes up for a great place for a spontaneous picnic or simply a long walk!

Timing:

08:00 am – 07:00 pm (summer)

08:00 am – 05:00 pm (winter)

Entry Fee: 10 INR per Person

Photography Allowed: Yes

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Solang Valley

Located atop the Kullu Valley, the Solang Valley is ideal for adventure sports such as parachuting, skating, zorbing and paragliding. The slopes of this valley also provide ski lovers an ideal destination to enjoy this activity on a trip to Manali. During the summer months, the snow on these slopes evaporates, resulting in ideal ground for zorbing, where a person hurls down a slope in an indestructible bouncy ball.

Solang Valley is definitely a playground for people looking to lose themselves in an assortment of exciting activities. Be it a honeymoon vacation or a family outing, a thrilling and engaging experience is guaranteed.

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Malana

The lands that hold the strongest relics of adventure are often not spoken about, and that is why you need to head to the mysterious hills of Malana for an adventure you can never forget! Malana is an ancient village that lies to the north – east of the Kullu Valley and this solitary village is located at an altitiude of 9,938ft above sea level. The village of Malana is connected to Kullu by three mountain passes. Many trekkers have traversed these mountains in search of adventure and discovered wonders that they have brought back home with them.  So grab your gear and head to this oldest democracy in the world and trek up the famous and intimidating Chanderkhani Pass and Rashol Pass.

Distance from Delhi: 543km

Best time to visit: Throughout the year

Attractions: Chandrakhani Pass, Kais wildlife sanctuary, Parvati Valley, Shiv Mandir, Hot Springs

Activities: Trekking, Sightseeing and Hiking 

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Kasol

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Find out amazing tours and activities in Kasol

Located in the Parvati valley between the hill stations of Bhuntar and Manikaran, Kasol is a idyllic valley rich with stunning views of the Himalayan peaks Kasol is one of the most popular weekend getaways from Delhi, located at a distance of about 528km from the capital. 

The untouched beauty, quiet surroundings, low population and a relatively moderate climate throughout the year, attracts backpackers to Kasol year after year. It is also the start point of various treks such as Sarpass, Pin Parvati and Khirganga. The Youth Hostels of India have a very strong presence here and are usually the ones organizing the treks in and around Kasol.

Distance from Delhi: 528km

Best time to visit: October to June

Attractions: Quiet and serene Valleys

Activities: Trekking, Nature Walks, Culture

Thrillophilia Recommended Offbeat Experiences: 

1) Fishing In River Parvati
2) Camping In Kasol
3) Trek To Malana In Kasol
4) Camp And Trek To Kheer Ganga
5) Adventure Camp In Kasol

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Rahalla Falls

Cascading from a height of 8,500ft, the Rahalla or Rehala Falls as they are called as one of the most stunning natural places to visit in Manali. They are located at a distance of 16km from the town on the way to the Rohtang Pass and are must stop over on your way to visit this haven of snow. The falls are formed by glaciers as they melt on their way down from the mountains. It is one of the best places to enjoy photography or just sit peacefully by and admire the natural beauty. 

The more adventurous can go trekking up the mountains behind the waterfall cascades. The waterfalls are set amidst dense thickets of Deodar, birch and pine trees, making it one of the stunning places for photography. The sight of the place and the gentle rhythm of the falls gives instant peace and harmony to anybody who chooses to visit it.

Timing: The waterfalls are best visited in the months of March and November

Entry Fee: None

Photography Allowed: Yes

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Krishna Bhavan Mandir

The Krishna Bhavan Mandir was built in the year 1926 and is beautifully made even though it is so old. Tourists love the place not only for the religious sentiments attached to it but also for the marvelous architecture of the place.

Location: It is located in the town of Kasauli and is one of the major religious destinations of the place.

Highlights: If you know a little about architecture you would easily recognize the mix of European and Indian style of architecture. But the temple is very famous for its church like shape and for the same reason is one of the most visited places by tourists. It is also known for the fairs held in the temple every year.

Best time to visit: The best time to visit the place is during summers as the atmosphere is quite pleasant and Kasauli is best visited during the months of March to May.
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Garden of Char Minar

The Garden of Char Minar is among one of the Mughal gardens in Kasauli. It was built by the famous emperor Jahangir in the 17th century for his wife Nur Jehan. The garden is also called as Shalimar gardens by many.

Location: The garden is located quite close to the famous Dal Lake.

Highlights: The garden of Char Minar is spread over 12.5 hectares of land and built in a Persian style. There are various fountains in the palace and one can gaze over the beauty of the minar for hours. You will also find a lot of colorful and fragrant flowers in the lush lawn of the garden.

Best time to visit: Spring season is the best time to visit the place as the flowers bloom during this time. Many tourists also prefer to visit here in the winter season to see the frozen Dal lake and the snowy Pir Panjal ranges.
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Summer Hill

Summer Hill is an exceptionally beautiful tourist spot in Shimla. It is situated at an altitude of 1283 meters. The area is beautified by the serene beauty of quiet hills that give it a nice and breathtaking aura.

Location: Located on the way of Shimla to Kalka, Summer Hills is just about 5 km from the Ridge Road of Shimla. The place is surrounded by serene beauty of quiet hills, which give it a breathtaking aura.

Highlights: This is an ideal place for those who wish to take a leisurely walk amidst the tranquillity of Mother Nature. The hilly trees of pine and deodar add to the beauty of the place. Snow clad mountains make it an ideal romantic gateway.

Best Time to visit: Summer Hill is open all round the year courtesy its pleasant climate. However, the best time to visit the place is during winters when the weather is cool and humid.
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Pandoh Dam

Are you in Kullu for your honeymoon? Then the Pandoh dam is a must-visit place. Located on the River Beas in the Mandi district, the Pandoh dam is an appealing destination to all. This place holds a prominent position, being easily accessible from both Kullu and Manali.  One can enjoy camping in its immaculate panorama. This quaint spot also proffers boating facilities. 

Imagine, sailing in the midst of the Mother Nature with your better half. This place has the power to enhance the romance in your life in every way. Escape from your hectic schedule and be in awe off God’s stunning creations.

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Monkey Point

Monkey point or also commonly known as Manki is the highest point in Kasauli. It is a major tourist attraction point in Kasauli. This place is managed and handled by the Indian Air Force, and they make sure that it is well maintained. If you have a tour planned for Kasauli, don’t forget to include it in your travelling itinerary.

Location: It is located in Kasauli.

Highlights: According to ancient myths, Lord Hanuman placed his foot in this place while searching for medicinal herbs for Lakshmana in the Ramayana. From this place, you can have a landscape panoramic view of the whole valley. You can also view the snow capped Himalayas and the Sutlej river from this place.

Best time to visit: The best time to visit the place is at early morning or during evening. You will love the sunrise and sunset from this Monkey point in Kasauli.
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Manali Winter Carnival

Each time around the dawn of New Year, Himachal Pradesh gets ready to welcome the oncoming year with aplomb and festivities and makes up for one of the most exciting Manali tourist places.  The festival is called Himachal Winter Carnival and it is surely one of the most unique and exciting cultural experiences. 

The tradition of celebrating the festival goes way back to 1977, and over the passing years the festival has assumed a bigger and more glorious role and look. The Himachal Winter Carnival, that once promoted the culture of the hills with folk dances and music; has now become varied as other activities like Bazaar, Street plays, band competitions and food festivals have been added. 

Usually celebrated on the mall road, which is one of the busiest areas of Manali, it is surely a festival that cannot be missed. You will get to see colourful dancers, upbeat music of the hills, yummy food and most of all get to know what the pulse of the people of Manali really is!

Ideal dates to travel: Jan 02 - Jan 06, 2016            

Attractions: Cultural extravaganza           

Activities:

-Folk Dances

-Music

-Bazaars

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Manu Temple

Located in the Old Manali region, you can reach this temple through the road that passes through the Manali Community Center. Dedicated to the Indian sage Manu, this temple is the only temple on this planet that is dedicated to this sage. Thus it makes to be one of the most sacred pilgrimages for the devotees of this saint.

Built with wood and stone, the temple offers exotic views of the Beas River and magnificent hills. In front of the temple, a huge cascade enhances the aesthetics of this resplendent temple. A visit to this sacred temple in an important part of the Manali tour packages.


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Chadwick Waterfall

The clear waters of the Chadwick Waterfall cascade deep down a gorge at a height of approximately 86 m. What amplifies the beauty of the place is the surrounding hills as well as the thick green trees of Pine and Deodar. After you have had a hectic travel schedule exploring the entire Shimla, you can come back here and unwind. This place will give you ample ‘me’ time.
  
Location: Chadwick Waterfall is situated within the dense and the very beautiful Glen Forest. This waterfall lies at a distance of about 7 km from Shimla and about 4 km from Summer Hill.

Highlights: The place was originally famous as the ‘Chidku Jhaar’ where Jhaar stands for waterfall and in the local dialet ‘Chidku’ means the bird. It is so called because the waterfall is at such a height that only a bird can reach to the top. Britishers gave it the name ‘Chadwick Falls’.

Best Time: Can be visited anytime of the year but it is advised to go there in a group.