Its vacation time. Everyone you know is on a trip to some of the other part of the world. But you were stuck with some work so you couldn’t get time for a long trip. Also, due to some reasons, you are short of money too. Hence, a proper vacation to a distant place is a No-No for you this time. So, what can you do? Should you just sit and stalk your friends on Instagram and Facebook and like their holiday pictures, or plan something for yourself too? The second one is the better option right!
Now that you have made up your mind to go on a trip, what sort of trip should it be? You cannot afford to spend much on luxurious hotels and resorts or expensive flight tickets. You don’t even have a lot of time for a perfect tour. So what’s left? The answer is An awesome road trip from Delhi to Manali. If possible, you can stay in the city for a few days to enjoy its beauty. Our Manali tour package can be customized according to your requirements which include your budget and duration of stay. You can even book a proper Manali honeymoon package from us and enjoy a great time with your beloved.
Coming back to your road trip, if you go undertake a trip from Delhi to Manali by car, you will come across many beautiful and fascinating places en route where you must halt and spend some time. Let us go through some of these amazing places and know more about them.
Karnal- On your route to Manali, you will come across this old district which is also known as the right bowl of India. The city held an important place during the Mahabharata times. Legends have it that this mesmerizing city was founded by the eldest son of Kunti, Raja Karna; therefore, it is also called the city of Daanvir Karna.
Then is 1739, the city again got highlighted when it became the place where Muhammad Shah was defeated by Nadir Shah. The citadel of ancient days, the forts present here were built by Raja Gajpat Singh of Jind.
Distance- 121.8 km (From Delhi)
Total Travel Time- 2 Hours 38 Minutes approx
Bhakra Nangal Dam- Situated on the border of Punjab and Himachal Pradesh, this famous dam can be visited on your way to Manali from Delhi. Bhakra Nangal Dam is the highest straight gravity dam in the world and complete beauty. The surrounding forests make the view absolutely stunning. People from all over the world come to witness this amazing engineering marvel. If you decide to stay there for a while, you can try the thrilling water sports at the Gobind Lake which is an artificial lake. People flock to this place and enjoy kayaking, sailing, water skiing, and many other games. The holy shrine of Naina Devi is also situated nearby.
Distance- 218 km (From Karnal)
Total Travel Time- 3 Hours 47 Minutes approx
Guru Gobind Singh Ji Gurudwara- This historical place is the best place to take a halt on your way to Manali for tea and mouth-watering langar. Guru Gobind Singh Ji Gurudwara is situated on the banks of River Sutlej. It is said that after winning the battle of Bhangani, Guru Gobind Singh came here and asked one of the laborers working near the burning kiln for a place to rest. An ignorant person directed Guruji to the kiln without realizing who he was. Guruji went to near the kiln and as soon as he entered it, the kiln suddenly became cool and pleasant. After this incident, a Gurudwara was built here and people from all over the country come to experience the magical aura of this holy place.
Distance- 147.3 km (From Bhakra Nangal Dam)
Total Travel Time- 4 Hours 6 Minutes approx
Bhuntar- Bhuntar is a pretty market town located near the Kullu Manali airport. The famous Bisheshwar Mahadeva Temple which was built in the 9th Century is a worth a stop. The temple is a rare one built with class stone Sikhara. Covered with beautiful ornate carving, the temple is a paradise.
Along with these major places, there are many small towns and hill stations which are worth a halt. The journey from Delhi to Manali is as exciting as the stay in Manali and Kullu. You can go to these places with your friends and family and have a lot of fun.
Distance- 75.1 km (From Mandi)
Total Travel Time- 2 Hours 13 Minutes approx
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