SHIMLA KULLU MANALI - 6 Days

Simla Kullu Manali remain the top favorite destinations in Himachal Pradesh. Be it a family vacation or a honeymoon trip or a corporate getaway, Shimla, Kullu and Manali are the most visited destinations among travelers.

Before planning a trip to Simla, Kullu and Manali you can browse through the articles which have information about reaching Shimla and Manali.

Simla Kullu Manali remain the top favorite destinations in Himachal Pradesh. Be it a family vacation or a honeymoon trip or a corporate getaway, Shimla, Kullu and Manali are the most visited destinations among travelers.

Before planning a trip to Simla, Kullu and Manali you can browse through the articles which have information about reaching Shimla and Manali.

Day 1
Delhi - Chandigarh

Morning departure to Shimla (380 Kms. / 11 hrs.). Reach Shimla / Kufri in the evening and check into hotel.

Day 2
Chandigarh to Shimla

Visit Sukhana Lake, Rose Garden, Rock Garden. Later proceed to Shimla. En-route visit Pinjore Garden. Arrive in Shimla in the evening.

Extra Topping : Frooti at Pinjore Garden.

Day 3
Shimla - Kufri - Shimla

Visit Kufri Fun Campus (Guest can enjoy various rides & acitivities at their own cost). Later visit Kufri - Winter Sports Capital, Indira Bungalow and Himalayan Zoo (subject to operations). In the evening visit the famous Mall road, Johnnies wax Museum, Scandal Point and Shimla Church.

Extra Topping : Pastry / Softy at Mall Road.

Day 4
Shimla - Manali

Proceed to Manali. En-route pass by Pandoh Dam, Beas river, Sutlaj river, Beas Sutlaj Link Project, Kullu Valley. Visit Shawl Factory at Kullu. Arrive in Manali in the evening.

Extra Topping : Lays, Tea / Coffee / Soft Drink en-route from Shimla to Manali.

Day 5
Manali - Solang - Manali

In the morning explore the ancient temples like Jagatsukh Gayatri Mandir, Vashista Kund, Hidimba Mandir. Then proceed to Solang Valley - A splendid valley between Solang village and Beas Kund which offers the view of glaciers and snow capped mountains and peaks which has fine ski slopes. Enjoy rope way ride.

Day 6
Manali – Rohtang Snow Point – Manali

Enjoy spectacular drive towards Rohtang snow point. Free time to play and enjoy in the snow. In the evening enjoy Himachali Folk dance.

Extra Topping : Coffee at Snow Point, Rohtang.

Notes : Rohtang pass is 51 kms. away from Manali. This Pass is not accessible for almost 8 months in a year as it is covered by snow. We generally visit the snow point on Rohtang road, which has been permitted by the Border Security Force.

Day 7
Manali - Delhi

Proceed to Chandigarh. Arrive at Chandigarh in the evening.

Extra Topping : Tea / Coffee / Soft Drink en-route to Chandigarh.

The Trip Cost Includes

  • Pick-up or Drop-off service from and to Airport(in our own vehicle)
  • Transportation to and from!!
  • Food all along the trip(Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner and a cup of coffee or tea) and accommodations during the trip in hotels with family environment
  • Transportation, food, accommodation and insurance of Guide during the trip
  • Down jacket, all-season sleeping bag, duffel bag and trekking map(in case if you don’t have your own. Down jacket, sleeping bag and duffel bag must be returned after completion of the trip)
  • First Aid Medical Kit(Your guide will carry the Medical Kit but we also advise to bring yourself for your own use, as far as possible)
  • All the required permits and paperwork

The Trip Cost Excludes

  • International Airfare
  • Visa Charges
  • Hotel Expenses(In Kathmandu, some packages do include hotel expenses)
  • Your travel and medical insurance
  • Personal Expenses such as shopping, bar bills, hot shower, telephone, laundry, titbits etc
  • Food and accommodations in Kathmandu
  • Services not mentioned or not promised by the agent/agency
  • Emergency expenses such as expenses on chartered helicopter.
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Frequently asked Questions

How fit do I need to be to do this trek?

Annapurna Base Camp is a Grade B or a moderately difficult trekking route. So any fit person can do this trek, even if you do not have any previous experience. You should be aware of what to expect and mentally prepare for it. Then, as long as you will to, you can.

How long do we walk every day when doing Annapurna Base Camp trekking?

On average, you walk about 4 to 6 hours per day. One or two days can be as less as 3hrs and one or two days can be as long as 7hrs.

What is the highest altitude reached in this trek?

The highest altitude reached is 4190m. This is the elevation of Annapurna Base Camp. ABC is the highest we will climb in this trek.

What about battery charging and hot shower facilities?

Yes, you can charge batteries en route. Charger should be brought. There are hot shower facilities as well. You may have to pay certain amount for both ($1-$2). Negotiate. Also, hot water facility could be free at lower elevation.

Are there ATMs on the way to Annapurna Base Camp?

No. There are no ATMs on this trek route. You will have to draw enough cash in Pokhara or Kathmandu. There are a number of ATMs in these cities. Everything is paid in Nepali rupees. So money should be exchanged before the start of the trek.

What about internet access?

Yes. Internet can be accessed in most places. Sometimes, there might be some technical problems. Internet in Nepal is not as fast as you are used to and at times you can just lose connection.

Is it necessary to hire Guides/trekking agency for Annapurna Base Camp trekking?

Not really. It depends on you. If you want, ABC trekking can be done independently. You could hire a guide and a porter by yourself instead of going through an agency or not hire a guide at all. Although, not having a guide can be a little problematic during off season. It really depends on you. Is it your first time in Nepal? How confident are you of being able to find your way around? How pressed on time are you? If you go through an agency, it will be costlier but everything will be planned. You will only have to come, trek and return.

How much do guides and porters cost?

For Annapurna region, pay for guides range from $20 to $30 per day and porters take $15 to $25 per day.

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Price From INR  12,800/person
12800
Total 12,800 INR

Trip Facts

  • 1-8 people
  • Moderate