Friends trip to Manali

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Travel enthusiasts from a young age, Pankaj and his friends decided to take a well-earned break from their college and go on a 2 nights/3 days Manali adventure trip. Over there, they enjoyed the thrill of river rafting, paragliding, and many more exciting adventure sports.

My friends and I were planning a vacation after our college exams. We thought of it as the perfect way to de-stress after an energy-sapping college schedule.

rafting in beas river
peaks near manali
rohtang pass excursion

We had narrowed down our options to Manali and Goa. After considering the weather and the season, we thought of going to the much colder destination- Manali. I found the TravelTriangle website while searching for Manali holiday packages on Google. The packages listed on their website were 100% customizable with very competitive prices. On top of that, I could choose from multiple agents depending on what suited us best.

The booking process went by pretty quickly and was a relatively hassle-free process for our Manali adventure trip. It was time to keep the books aside, dust off our leather boots, and shine our aviators as my friends and I were about to embark on an adventure in the Himalayan mountains. The trip to Manali cost was a nominal sum. The trip to Manali cost was well-adjusted between us three and we embarked on our trip.

3 Days Manali Trip With Friends Itinerary

Trip Duration: 2 nights/3 days
Agent Name: North India Tours & Travels
Inclusions: Delhi taxi (to and from Manali), accommodation, sightseeing, meals (excluding lunch), and taxes
Exclusions: Lunch, train tickets, and adventure activities

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Day 1: Overnight cab journey from New Delhi to Manali

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mountains in Manali
snow capped peaks in Manali

After taking a train from Bhubaneshwar, we arrived in New Delhi at 11 pm. The cab driver received us at the railway station, and we began our overnight journey for our Manali trip with friends. En route Manali, we stopped in the Kullu Valley to do river-rafting in the Beas river.

We paid for the full 16 km rafting course possible in Kullu valley. As none of us knew swimming, there was an added level of anxiety before we jumped onto the raft. However, everything went smoothly, and we had a thrilling ride through the intense rapids of the Beas river on our adventure trip to Manali with friends.

rivers in manali
rafting in manali
adventure sports near Kullu

Later, we continued on our journey to Manali and reached our hotel at 3 pm. After checking in, all of us were in big need of an afternoon nap. An overnight cab journey and a two-hour river rafting session were enough to slow us down this evening. We woke up at 6 pm and wandered out to explore the mall road on our Manali trip with friends. Our evening ended with us filling ourselves up to the fullest, with a delicious dinner buffet at the hotel.

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Day 2: Freezing adventures at Rohtang Pass

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mountain valley view in Manali
snow capped peaks in himachal
route to rohtang

The next morning, we woke up fully recharged for a day of sightseeing and adventure. Post breakfast, we proceeded towards Rohtang Pass by taxi. However, due to the heavy snowfall, it wasn’t certain if we would be able to cross Gulaba, and reach Rohtang Pass.

On our Manali trip with friends, Luck was on our side, as we were given a clearance to visit Rohtang Pass. We had a great time in Rohtang Pass, which was covered beautifully with a blanket of snow. The first-hand experience of visiting a hill station with sub-zero temperatures was truly blissful. After playing around in the snow for a few hours, the cab took us back towards Manali.

friends trip to rohtang pass
activities at rohtang pass
cloudy weather in manali
hills near solang

Next up, we visited Solang Valley on our Manali trip with friends to take part in adventure sports. Over there, all of us tried zorbing and paragliding. At first, going downhill trapped inside a rubber ball looked like a bad idea, but in the end, zorbing was a great adventure. On the other hand, during paragliding, I felt like a majestic eagle, once I jumped off the cliff and soared above the Solang Valley along with my paragliding guide.

Afterward, we headed back for Manali and asked the driver to drop us off at Mall Road for some shopping on our Manali trip with friends. We bought some shawls and jackets at reasonable prices. A few hours later, we returned to the hotel, had dinner, and called it a night.

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Day 3: Local sightseeing around Manali

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Buddhist monastery in Manali
monastery in Manali

On the final day of our trip to Manali, we scheduled a half-day sightseeing tour around Manali. First up, we began by taking divine blessing from the Hadimba Temple. After that, we moved to the Vashisht village to visit its temple and hot springs. It was incredible seeing the 4000-year-old hot springs, which is believed to contain healing powers. The tour ended with a visit to the inspiring Buddhist monastery in Manali.

We returned to the hotel at noon to check out and head back towards New Delhi in our cab. On our way out, we thanked the hotel staff in Manali for their excellent service and great food. Our trip to Manali came to an end as we arrived back in Delhi at 11 pm, a few hours before our train to Bhubaneshwar.

friends trip to Manali
valley views near manali
hotels in manali

As we arrived back in college, our enthusiasm and vigor had doubled. A short trip to Manali with my closest friends felt like a much-needed boost in between our rigorous academic schedule. Thanks to TravelTriangle, we experienced a completely new place, took part in amazing adventure sports, and witnessed the natural beauty of the Himalayan mountains.

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fond memories of Manali
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High Points:

  • The time spent at Rohtang pass was memorable due to the snow-covered landscape.
  • We had a perfect river rafting experience in the Kullu Valley.

Low Point:

  • We often got stuck in traffic jams, while moving in and out of Manali which wasted a lot of our time.

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Frequently Asked Questions About Trip To Manali

How many days are enough to visit Manali?

4 days are enough to visit Manali and gaze at the natural beauty and charm of the region.

Is Rohtang Pass dangerous?

Hardly. It is visited by people of all groups, including families and elderly people.

Does Rohtang Pass have snow in June?

Yes, you will come across snow-covered hills in Rohtang in June.

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