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Planning a trip to Manali, Himachal Pradesh, India

27th Apr to 2nd May, 2024Budget Friendly Train
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Things to do in Manali in April

Day 1 - Sunday 28th, Apr
morning -

Arrive in Manali via train and check into the accommodation. Head to Old Manali for a hearty breakfast at Cafe 1947, known for its relaxed vibe and great food.

afternoon -

Explore the Hadimba Devi Temple, an ancient cave temple surrounded by cedar forests. Afterward, have lunch at Johnson's Cafe & Hotel for a taste of local Himachali cuisine.

evening -

Stroll through the Mall Road, a bustling street with shops and eateries. Enjoy dinner at Casa Bella Vista, offering delicious Italian cuisine and a stunning view of the mountains.

Day 2 - Monday 29th, Apr
morning -

Start the day with a thrilling white water rafting experience on the Beas River.

afternoon -

Enjoy lunch at Lazy Dog Lounge, a cozy cafe known for its delicious food and beautiful views.

evening -

Embark on a trek to Jogini Falls, a picturesque waterfall surrounded by lush greenery. Have a peaceful evening by the waterfall before heading back to the accommodation.

Day 3 - Tuesday 30th, Apr
morning -

Head to Solang Valley for exhilarating activities like ziplining, quad biking, and rope way ride with panoramic views of the surrounding mountains.

afternoon -

Have lunch at Cafe 1947 Solang, a popular hangout spot known for its delicious food and vibrant atmosphere.

evening -

Indulge in an exciting paragliding experience over the Solang Valley, taking in breathtaking aerial views of the Himalayan landscape. Enjoy dinner at Chopsticks Restaurant for a variety of Asian cuisines.

Day 4 - Wednesday 1st, May
morning -

Visit the Naggar Castle, a historic royal residence with stunning architecture and panoramic views of the Kullu Valley. Enjoy breakfast at The Johnsons Cafe & Hotel Naggar for a delightful start to the day.

afternoon -

Explore the Nicholas Roerich Art Gallery, showcasing the works of the famous Russian artist amidst serene surroundings. Have lunch at Cafe Vespa for a fusion of delectable flavors.

evening -

Spend a relaxing evening at the Vashisht Hot Water Springs, known for their therapeutic properties. Enjoy a dip in the natural springs and explore the nearby Vashisht Temple. Have dinner at Rose Garden Restaurant for a taste of authentic Indian cuisine.

Day 5 - Thursday 2nd, May
morning -

Explore the Manali Club House for some recreational activities like indoor games, river crossing, and more before heading to the railway station for the journey back to Pune.

afternoon -

Grab a quick lunch at the nearby Chopsticks restaurant before departing for the railway station.

evening -

Depart from Manali and begin the overnight train journey back to Pune, filled with amazing memories of the adventure-filled trip.

Weather in Manali in Invalid date
Avg Temp10°C to 25°C
Chance of Rain30%

April in Manali is generally pleasant with moderate temperatures and occasional rain. So we are suggesting you pack accordingly.

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Things to Carry on your trip to Manali

Clothing & Apparel

T-shirts -

Light, breathable fabric, comfortable for the moderate temperatures.

Pants or Jeans -

Comfortable and suitable for outdoor activities.

Jacket -

Light jacket for evenings or unexpected weather changes.

Sweater or Sweatshirt -

For warmth during cooler nights or indoors.

Hiking shoes -

Sturdy and comfortable shoes for exploring the local trails.


Hat -

To protect from the sun or cold.

Sunglasses -

To protect eyes from the sun.

Scarf -

Versatile accessory for warmth or style.

Gloves -

For warmth during cooler evenings or outdoor activities.

Camera -

To capture memories of the trip. Consider a waterproof or dustproof model.

Essentials & Must Haves

Cash and Credit Card -

Cash is widely accepted, but cards are becoming more common.

ID and Travel Documents -

Passport, visa (if required), train tickets.

First-aid Kit -

Basic supplies for minor injuries.

Toiletries -

Essentials like soap, shampoo, toothpaste, and deodorant.

Water Bottle -

Stay hydrated during the trip.

Good to Have

Travel Pillow -

For comfort during train rides.

Headlamp -

Useful for night walks or camping.

Book or E-reader -

For entertainment during downtime.

Snacks -

To save money or avoid unhealthy options.

Reusable bags -

For shopping or carrying essentials.


Mobile Phone and Charger -

Essential for communication and navigation.

Power Bank -

To keep devices charged on the go.

Camera or GoPro -

To capture memories of the trip.

Headphones -

For entertainment or noise cancellation.

Universal Adapter -

If necessary, for charging devices.

Good to Knows

Payment Options -

Cash and credit cards are widely accepted.

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