22 Days / 21 Nights
Delhi - Rock Garden - Manali - Solang Nallah - Dhundi - Beaskund - Kullu Aut - Soja - Legendary Lake - UNA - Rampur - Sarhan - Shimla - Delhi
This is a unique Indian mountain safari tour. One can explore Himachal Pradesh closely. The first leg of the tour involves 4 days easy trek from Manali to Beaskund. The second leg involves white water river rafting tours in Himachal Pradesh on Beas River and the third final leg involves bicycling over Jalori Pass to Shimla.
Highlights of the Tour - Garhwal Himalayan Expedition offers an adventurous and exciting mountain safari tour of Himachal Pradesh that features famous, dangerous, tuff and easy treks as well as famous destinations like Chandigarh, Manali, Solang, Kullu, Beaskund, Sangla, Shimla etc.
Day 01 : Arrive Delhi
Arrive Delhi and meet our representative at the airport. He will assist you right from the airport and drive you to hotel by fully A/c car where you will be welcomed traditionally. Take meal of your own choice. After having meal, our representative will brief you the detail of your onward tour. If you have spare time then visit Delhi on your own.
- Delhi, capital of India and also the erstwhile seat of several empires in India, offers several ancient monuments and archaeological sites. Here, you have lots of options to visit like Red Fort, Jama Masjid, India Gate, Lotus Temple, Akshardham Temple, Humayun Tomb, Qutub Minar etc.
Take rest all night in hotel and prepare for next day journey.
Day 02 : Delhi / Chandigarh
In the morning, take breakfast and drive to Chandigarh from Delhi. Journey from Delhi to Chandigarh ( around 254 km) will take approx. 5 to 6 hrs. After reaching Chandigarh, our representative will take you to hotel where you can take rest for sometime. Thereafter, visit Rock garden, Capital complex, Rose garden, International Dolls museum and other sightseeing spots.
Dinner will be served to you in the night. Leisure stay at hotel.
Day 03 : Chandigarh-Manali
Take breakfast and move forward in your journey to reach Manali. Manali is 320 km away from Chandigarh and it takes 6 to 7 hrs. by road. During your journey, packed lunch will be served to you.
After arriving Manali, our representative will receive you and take you to the hotel for night stay.
Day 04 : In Manali
You are free to explore Manali on this day. Spend your day in leisure and visit most famous and beautiful places of Manali.
- Today, Manali has emerged out as a premiere hill station in India. There are high snow capped mountains, deep boulder strewn gorges, wild flowers fields, small picturesque hamlets and fruit laden orchards. There are thick forests full of cool breezes and bird songs. Places of interest in Manali are Hadimba temple, Manu and Vashisht Rishi temple, Monasteries, Jagatsukh, Solang valley etc.
Day 05 : Manali/Solang Nallah
Take breakfast in the morning and come with us for an adventurous trekking tour to Solang Nallah (5 kms).
- Solang, at the altitude of 8500 ft, 10 kms ahead of Manali, offers delightful experience to its visitors. Solang is known for its ski slopes in winter and breath taking views in summer. At the head of the Solang Nallah is the Beas Kund plain. This place was the home for various species of Himalayan wildlife. This is one of the best slopes which is safe and secure for both tourist and skiers. The trail passes through silver birch forests. This is an ideal base for camping, trekking, mountaineering etc.
Spend your whole night with comfort in your camp.
Day 06 : Solang/Dhundi
Get up early in the morning and ready yourself for trekking to Dhundi (4 kms). This place is really a nice trekking place for trekkers. This is last village in Solang Valley. Population of Dhundi is roughly of 10 huts.
Take dinner and spend night in your camp.
Day 07 : Dhundi-Beaskund
After breakfast in morning, start trekking to Beaskund (3-4 hrs.), the source of River Beas. Beas Kund trek is one of the most popular and beautiful treks in Kullu Valley. This trek (6 km) is steep.
Delicious and nutritious food will be prepared in the camps. Overnight stay in camps.
Day 08 : Beaskund
Take breakfast in the morning and be prepared for whole day trekking in Beaskund. Beaskund is a small holy lake with a small meadow besides it. At a short distance from Beaskund, you can see Kullu valley and Hanuman Tibba (5932 mt.). We will provide all equipments for the trek. Return to Beas Kund for overnight stay.
Day 09 : Beaskund/ Dhundi/ Solang Nallah
Today you will head to Manali without any break or stop. So get ready, take breakfast and trek back from Beaskund to Dhundi and then to Solang Nallah. After reaching Solang Nallah, we will provide you lunch. Now, this is the time to reach Manali via road. After reaching Manali, our representative will take you to your hotel.
Overnight stay at hotel.
Day 10 & 11 : Manali/Kullu Aut
Morning after breakfast drive to Kullu for river rafting. Rafting is an extreme and never-ending thrill in the untamed rivers. River Beas, in Kullu valley of Himachal Pradesh, is a haven for extreme kayakers and beginner rafters alike. It is really a lifetime experience to raft in river Beas. A 20 kms. approx. stretch of River Beas downstream from Kullu to Aut provides an excellent opportunity for the river rafting in India, rafters enjoy this sport and face the challenging and continuous rapids. We provide you expert river guides to ensure your safety with a life-jacket and crash helmet to put on all the time while on this silvery river. A trained professional river guides heads the rafting team.
All camping equipment and meals will be provided during rafting. Two day rafting on River Beas. Overnight at river beach camp.
Day 12 : Aut/Soja
Morning after breakfast at camp, now it is the time to take charge of another adventure activity of this tour which is mountain cycling. Start your cycling tour and proceed to Soja. Soja is a beautiful place of the area and cycling on this route will definitely be a memorable experience for you.
Arrive Soja, take dinner and lunch and overnight stay in camp.
Day 13 : Soja-over Jalori Pass/ Kanagh
Wake up early in the morning and start your further journey after taking breakfast. Start biking over the Jalori Pass (10,500 ft). En route visit to the legendary Sereolsar lake. This lake is at the distance of 10 kms from Jalori Pass in the south-east direction. Local people say that no one can cross this river and remain alive.
Afternoon arrival to Jalori Pass and camp near the rest house. Take meal and rest for remaining day and whole night.
Day 14 : Kanagh/ UNA
Morning after breakfast, start biking to Una. Una is a Hindustan Tibel-road head. Arrive and camp near the town overnight.
Day 15 : UNA-Rampur
Wake up in the morning and take breakfast in the camp. Now you will start your biking tour to Rampur, which was once the capital of Himalayan Kingdom of Rampur Busher. This trek winds its way through single track. Rampur is one of the Himachal’s most important market towns. Visit Padam palace after reaching Rampur.
After reaching, take meal and overnight stay in camps arranged by Garhwal Himalayan Expedition.
Day 16 to 19 : Sarhan-Sangla
From today, it is time to accept challenge continuously for 4 days. Now, you will start your cycling tour from Sarhan to Sangla which takes 4 days to finish. During this tour, you will see the beautiful and scenic views of valleys and other places.
Garhwal Himalayan Expedition is with you to provide all types of tour related services like breakfast, delicious lunch and dinner, best camping arrangements to make you comfortable during tour.
Day 20 : Sarhan-Shimla
Have your breakfast in the morning and drive to Shimla, the capital of Himachal Pradesh from Sarhan (176 km / 2498m ). Shimla is one of the major and most visited hill stations of India. Here, you can visit lots of famous temples and tourist spots. After reaching Shimla, our representative will bring you to hotel for overnight stay. Here, in the hotel, take meal of your own choice and spend time in leisure.
Day 21 : Shimla-Delhi
Wake up in the morning and take breakfast. Depart for Delhi via Chandigarh. Lunch will be served after arriving in Chandigarh. Late in the evening, when you will arrive in Delhi, our representative will bring you to hotel for a comfortable night stay.
Day 22 : Delhi-Out
In the morning have your breakfast. Our representative will meet you in the hotel to transfer you to the airport to board international flight for onward destination.