Hailing from the desert state of Rajasthan, Dilip’s honeymoon trip to Manali wasn’t just romantic but one of its kind. Choosing to go to an entirely different terrain, he and his wife experienced snow, and Dilip was totally ecstatic about it. It was his first experience with snow and made his trip truly special and memorable. Read on, to know about his beautiful encounter with snow at his Manali honeymoon trip.
I live in Jaipur and when I and my wife had to decide upon our honeymoon destination, we chose Manali because of its natural beauty. It is a contrast to where we hail from, and so we were really excited to explore this new terrain. What made it all the more better was our first experience with snow. Manali was just like heaven and TravelTriangle made our honeymoon trip totally memorable. As soon as we sent in our query, we received a quote from their verified travel agent, and we booked our Manali honeymoon holiday. And thanks to them, we had a really smooth experience and a hassle-free trip.
Table Of Content
- Our Manali Honeymoon Package Details
- Manali Honeymoon Itinerary Details
- Must-Have Experiences On A Honeymoon Trip To Manali And Shimla
- Our Experience With TravelTriangle
- Common Queries That We Came Across While Planning Our Trip
Our Manali Honeymoon Package Details
Trip Type: Honeymoon Trip
Cost: INR 55,500
No. Of People: 2
Duration: 5 Nights and 6 Days
Inclusions: Breakfast, Dinner, Airport Transfer, Sightseeing, Cab for sightseeing
Exclusions: Camp Stay, Rohtang Permit, Flight Tickets
Manali Honeymoon Itinerary Details
Day 1: Arrival in Shimla
Day 2: Kufri tour
Day 3: Road trip from Shimla to Manali
Day 4: Manali city tour
Day 5: Solang valley excursion
Day 6: Departure from Manali
Must-Have Experiences On A Honeymoon Trip To Manali And Shimla
Our couple trip to Shimla Manali was like a visit to a wintry paradise. From the way to the hotel, to the various tourist attractions, there was snow everywhere. It was a perfect experience.
Snowy Road To The Hotel
For someone who had never seen snow before, our Shimla honeymoon trip didn’t turn out to be just romantic but like a dream come true. Our journey started from Delhi and after a long journey when we reached Shimla, we were welcomed by snow all around. Our cab dropped us a km away from the hotel, and the walk in the snow was amazing. It was one of the most memorable parts of our trip. And when our trip began like this, I and my wife were just looking forward for the days to come.
Visit The Winter Wonderland Of Kufri
Our other amazing experience on this trip was of snow covered Kufri. Around 15 km away from Shimla, the ride to this quaint hill station was beautiful. There was snow all around and the landscape looked gorgeous. The white snow made everything around look serene and peaceful. But the surprise that we got was after reaching the base at Kufri. There were horses that one could hire to reach uphill and the rates were too high. But do not miss the horse ride because every penny is worth that amazing short journey.
At times, it was scary too, but the ride was thrilling. Horses move one after another and it is a beautiful site with people going uphill and coming downhill on these sturdy horses. It was an experience that I am glad we had. Once we reached atop the hill, it was a beautiful site. We enjoyed the views all around. It was snow all around and we had a great time here. The weather was amazing and we really liked it.
Excursion To The Beautiful Solang Valley
Our next destination after Shimla was Manali. Here we visited Solang Valley. Earlier I thought that Kufri was the most beautiful that a place could get in winters, but Solang surpassed it easily. It was beautiful beyond words. There were a lot of tourists here, and the place was quite lively. There were a lot of adventure activities taking place here. People were paragliding and enjoying in the snow. We clicked a few pictures too. The weather though cold, was really nice. And we had a lot of fun at Solang valley.
Manali City Tour
We also visited a few places in the city on our Manali trip. We visited Hidimba Devi Temple, one of the top tourist attractions here. It has been also shot in some Bollywood movies, and we were excited to visit it. Later that day we also visited Vashisht Hot Sulphur springs. It is said that these springs have healing properties, and we were more than happy to go here on our Shimla Manali trip. We also got some time to visit the local market. We headed to the famous Mall road and shopped for some woolen clothes. My wife bought pretty shawls and we got a few souvenirs to get back home from our memorable couple trip to Shimla Manali.
What To Pack For A Manali Honeymoon Trip
The following are the most important things to buy before heading to Manali:
- Woolen Outfits
- Socks, gloves, mufflers, and extra sweaters and jackets
- Body lotion and your preferred cold cream
- Medicines you generally take for mild fever and cold & cough
Do And Don’t On A Honeymoon Trip To Manali
The following are the important tips to be kept in mind before heading to Manali on a honeymoon:
- Try to leave for sightseeing before 9:00 AM to avoid traffic
- Don’t think of skiing in Gulaba as its is not allowed
- Plan the places according to the days of your vacation as the road-connectivity is not in a very good condition
Manali Honeymoon Travel Tips
- Make sure that you pack warm clothes
- Check the temperature before visiting
- If you are planning to visit Rohtang Pass then prefer taking permissions in advance
Our Experience With TravelTriangle
I had a great experience with TravelTriangle. I highly recommend TravelTriangle and their agents. I was provided with a hassle-free trip and the entire experience was smooth. They took take of all the transfers and all the commitments from their end were fulfilled. I would really like to thank them for making our honeymoon trip to Manali and Shimla truly memorable.
Shimla and Manali are amazing places to visit. One often escapes to these destinations during the summer. But visiting these places during the winters is a different experience altogether. The white cover of snow makes both these cities look paradisiacal. Book your honeymoon trip to Shimla Manali with TravelTriangle and have a hassle-free trip.
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Common Queries That We Came Across While Planning Our Trip
What are the places to see in Manali?
Manali is famous for Solang Valley which is a beautiful valley known for adventure sports and scenic vistas and Hidimba Devi Temple.
What is the famous food of Manali?
Maggie is easily available at all the tourist spots in Manali and Shimla. If one is craving for other cuisines, then almost everything is available at the Manali restaurants at Mall road and Manali market. We are pure vegetarian, and the food at the hotel that was provided to us by TravelTriangle was really tasty.
What is there to do in Manali at night?
As it was snowing in Manali, we were strictly prohibited to go out of the hotel as it is unsafe to wander in snow during the night. So, stay indoors and stay warm on your Manali trip.
What should one shop in Manali?
You shouldn’t miss the opportunity of shopping in Manali on your trip to the city. One can shop for woolen clothes, especially shawls in Manali. One can get them at reasonable rates at the Manali market.
What we can do in Solang Valley?
Solang Valley is a picturesque tourist attraction where one can enjoy thrilling adventure sports. Enjoy paragliding and zorbing here. It is a paradise for shutterbugs and one can click lovely pictures here. The scenic vistas are breathtaking in Solang.
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