How to Spend 48 Hours in Manali

  • Manali

A gift of the Himalayas to the world, Manali is a beautiful township nestled in the picturesque Beas River valley.

Day 1:

9:00 AM - Start your day by having breakfast at your hotel or any nearby restaurant.

10:00 AM - Head towards Gurudwara Sahib Manikaran, which is located around 80 km from Manali. You can hire a taxi or take a bus to reach there. 

11:30 AM - Reach Gurudwara Sahib Manikaran and explore the beautiful temple complex. Take a dip in the hot water springs and enjoy the serene surroundings.

1:00 PM - Have lunch at one of the local restaurants near the Gurudwara Sahib Manikaran. 

2:00 PM - After lunch, start your journey towards Naggar Castle, which is located around 25 km from Manali. You can hire a taxi or take a bus to reach there.

3:00 PM - Reach Naggar Castle and explore the ancient castle that was built in the 15th century. Enjoy the stunning views of the Kullu Valley from the castle.

5:00 PM - Head back to Manali and stop at any scenic spot on the way to capture some beautiful pictures.

6:30 PM - Reach Manali and have dinner at one of the local restaurants. 

8:00 PM - End your day by strolling around the Mall Road in Manali and shopping for souvenirs

Day 2:

9:00 AM - Start your day by visiting the Hadimba Devi Temple. It is located in the middle of a forest and is dedicated to Goddess Hadimba. You can spend around 1-2 hours exploring the temple and its surroundings.

11:00 AM - Next, head to Jogini Falls which is located around 3 km from the temple. The waterfall is surrounded by lush greenery and offers a serene  atmosphere. You can spend around 1-2 hours here enjoying the beauty of the falls.

1:00 PM - After visiting Jogini Falls, you can have lunch at one of the nearby restaurants or cafes.

2:00 PM - Post-lunch, head to Solang Ropeway & Ski Center which is around 10 km from Jogini Falls. Here, you can enjoy various adventure activities like skiing, paragliding, zorbing, etc. You can spend around 2-3 hours here depending on the activities you choose.

5:00 PM - Finally, end your day by exploring the town of Manali. You can visit the local markets, cafes, and restaurants to experience the local culture and cuisine.

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