Manali itinerary | The Orchid Manali - a Boutique Hotel

The Perfect Manali Itinerary for 3 Days

Traditional red house in mountain setting.

Day 1

Spend your morning by renting and cycling around on a mountain bike through villages in Manali. Vashisht in Manali is named after the sage Vashisht and is home to hot springs, ancient temples and the Beas river.

Alternatively you may even hike up to the Bijli Mahadev temple in Kullu. Nestled among pine trees, orchards and cliffs the centuries old river is also situated where the Beas river meets the Parvati river. 

Later in the evening explore the vibrant market of Old Manali. Seeing the bustling market serves as a stepping stone for you to explore the culture. Buy handcrafted souvenirs and drink a cup of steaming hot chai, perhaps even a plate of the pahadi Maggi or a hot bowl of thukpa that you have been craving. When you are in the area you might be lucky to come across impromptu musical performances by the locals. 

After a blissful and tiresome day rest at The Orchid Hotel. There are several luxurious rooms for you to choose from during your stay. Whether you fancy a room with an adjoining balcony or a room with the view of lush green Manali be assured that you will find a comfortable stay to end your day. 

A view of paragliding over a mountainous background

Day 2

Your second day in Manali should begin with a scrumptious breakfast The Orchid Hotel, Manali. Breakfast is after all the most important day and you will need the fuel for the adventurous day ahead, since Solang Valley is where you should be headed as your first stop. Go on an ATV ride for an adventure on land but do not leave Manali without paragliding across the panoramic views of the valley. The crisp air hitting against your face you glide across the valley suspended in air will often visit you in your dreams for days to come. 

If weather conditions permit, move towards the Rohtang Pass and glance upon snow capped mountains and the peaks of glaciers. Ensure that you have your camera charged for you will be clicking away several pictures over here, trying to capture the Himalayas in its raw beauty. 

If you are into mythology do not miss out on the Hadimba temple. The temple is dedicated to Hadimba Devi who is Bhima's wife in the Mahabharata. Bask in the tranquil atmosphere after your adventurous morning and observe the intricate architecture. 

In the evening you may explore the Old Manali Market further or cosy up in your room at The Orchid Hotel with our Manali 3 days package. If you are on a honeymoon to this paradise do not forget to check out our offers

A couple sitting on a massive rock overlook to mountains

Day 3

Savour your last day by eating siddu, chha gosht and another cup of piping hot chai and then hike up to the Manu temple. A walk along the apple orchard will be a breath of fresh air Designed as a pagoda the temple hosts carvings of several Hindu dieties; the temple is after all dedicated to sage Manu, who is believed to be the forebearer ion mankind. 

Next you should definitely seek out the Beas river and set out river rafter over the rapids under the guidance of expert river rafters. Splash through the waves and balance your body right as you navigate through the rapids against the backdrop of the Himalayas. End your tryst with water at Manali by visiting the Neheru Kund after an exhilarating river rafting session. Nehru Kund is a natural spring with a waterfall, the sound of which will calm you down after the roaring Beas. 

End your day by savouring Himachali cuisine while planning where you should be headed next; wishing to find a Hotel just like the one you are staying at that provides easy access to all your memories. 

Experience the allure of Manali at Orchid Manali, a 5-star retreat located on the banks of the picturesque River Beas. Indulge in exquisite dining at Cafe Vindhyas, unwind by the pool, or explore the Indoor Games Arena. Just a short 15-minute drive from the Manali bus depot, our prime location ensures easy accessibility. Revel in breathtaking mountain and valley views from your balcony, stay connected with complimentary internet access and enjoy round-the-clock service. Your mountain escape begins at Orchid Manali. Plan your Manali trip plan for 3 days now!