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Time for an all Boys' Trip? Head to Himachal!

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Himachal Pradesh is full of tiny pleasant surprises gift wrapped in nature's embrace. Every village, mountain, valley or meadow has mysterious secrets to explore and discover. A true adventurer's delight. Here is your itinerary for a memorable adventure in the mighty himalayas. 


Time for an all Boys' Trip? Head to Himachal!:

  1. McLeodganj (Himachal Pradesh)
  2. Kangra (Himachal Pradesh)
  3. Mandi (Himachal Pradesh)
  4. Manali (Himachal Pradesh)
  5. Manuallaya Resorts, Manali (Himachal Pradesh)
  6. Lahaul and Spiti (Himachal Pradesh)
  7. Sangla (Himachal Pradesh)
  8. Palampur (Himachal Pradesh)

Day 1. Arrive at the ever-friendly Mcleodganj

Arrive at the ever-friendly Mcleodganjsource: www.mysticindia.co.uk

Influenced by the Tibetan and Buddhist presence, the people are very inviting and friendly. Numerous cafes and shops entertain you with cheap food and shopping.

What to Do: Apart from imbibing the amazing people and town, one must explore the beautiful Kangra valley through various trekking routes. 


Day 2. Explore the charming Kangra Valley, Stay at Mcleodganj

Explore the charming Kangra Valley, Stay at Mcleodganjsource: blog.pardesilink.com

Explore the numerous trekking trails in this beautiful valley with its amazing biodiversity. The Kangra art museum, Kareri Lake, Kangra Fort, Bajreshwari Temple, are little gems spread across this paradise.


Day 3. Leave Mcleodganj and head to the wild Mandi

Leave Mcleodganj and head to the wild Mandisource: phototravelings.blogspot.com

Mandi is a quaint hill station offering a unique mix of spirituality and adventure. 

What to do: Paragliding in the Valleys around Mandi, visiting the Shikari Devi National Park, the numerous scenic lakes around Mandi and the local market are a few things that are a must do. Exploring the Pangna Karsog is a unique experience.

Day 4. Leave Mandi and make your way to touristy Manali

Leave Mandi and make your way to touristy Manalisource: wikimedia.org

Old Manali is great to discover the real colors and culture of Manali, the Solang Valley is a great place for fun adventure activities, the Rohtang pass is a short drive away and is an excellent experience. 

What to Do: Visit the Solang Valley, Old Manali and Hadimba Temple, The rock formations at Beas Kund, the town of Naggar are all worth visiting.

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Day 5. Explore charming Kasol

Explore charming Kasolsource: wikimedia.org

A short visit to Kasol while at Manali is an absolute must. The Parvati valley is a treasure trove of adventures. Be it a trek to Kheerganga or a visit to the Malana village, this short trip is a cultural oddessy in the beautiful Parvati valley.


Day 6. Head to awe-inspiring Spiti Valley

Head to awe-inspiring Spiti Valleysource: holidayiq.com

The snowy slopes are the haunt of the mysterious snow leopard. The monasteries here are rich in traditional heritage and are a must visit.

What to do: Explore the entire valley and visit the monasteries, lakes and trek through the landscapes and forest patches.

Day 7. Spend a day imbibing Spiti at leisure

Spend a day imbibing Spiti at leisuresource: wikimedia.org

Spiti is the land of high and mighty Himalayas, cold deserts, mighty high altitude passes, the land where dusty bumpy off roads meets clod streams. Indulge into trekking or check out the Buddhist monasteries and the magnificent natural beauty of the valley.


Day 8. Head to scintillating Sangla

Head to scintillating Sanglasource: wikimedia.org

The road from Spiti traces the Sangla river and takes you into the heart of Himachal's Kinnaur district, known for its exceptional Himalayan beauty. 

What to do: Visit the apple orchards, trek through pristine habitat Sangla is a place to be close to nature.


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Day 9. Explore Sangla's rich cultural heritage

Explore Sangla's rich cultural heritagesource: wikimedia.org

Blessed with glacial streams and hamlets like like Chitkul, Karchham and Batseri the Sangla region is popular for its pine nut orchards, apples and cherry trees. Take out time to visit the Rupin monastery, the Kamru fort and the Sangla Buddhist monastery.  

Day 10. Leave Sangla and end your journey at the scenic Palampur Airport

Leave Sangla and end your journey at the scenic Palampur Airportsource: wikimedia.org

Depart from Palampur airport with a bag full of memories.

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