Delhi to Manali :A Solo Traveler Tale 2024 ( Travel Guide)

Planning a trip to Manali? No sweat! Check out the Manali Travel Guide for a comprehensive overview of your itinerary, expenses, and the optimal time to visit. Manali, the enchanting valley of love, is truly a paradise on earth. Many flock to this serene destination to unwind and immerse themselves in the beauty of nature.

Solo Trip From Delhi to Manali

If you are planning a trip to Manali then this Manali Travel Guide helps you a lot to get an Idea about Manali. Manali the valley of love is not less than a paradise for all age group peoples. There is something for everyone.

Every age Group people find something to Relax in Manali. That’s why Every year there is Lakh of repeated tourist arrived in Manali. Most peoples came to Manali to get relaxed and spend some time with Nature. There are almost a Hundred Of Tourist attractions in Manali,

Now, If you want to know Is Shimla better or Manali?

Then, Let me just make it clear to you that both Shimla and Manali are the famous hill station of Himachal Pradesh. Both have their own pro and cons, but the thing that I noticed the most is in Shimla you can enjoy a beautiful Toy Train journey from Kalka to Shimla that Manali doesn’t offer rest all the thing are very much the same as The Mall Road, Local Sightseeing and all.

Also, If you are looking for How can I go to Manali by train? and looking for Is there any direct train from Delhi to Manali?

Then the answer is No!

There is no direct train available from Delhi to Manali. Because there is no Railway track in Manali, You have to travel to Manali by Bus or Cab From Delhi or Shimla. Because you can only travel till Shimla or Delhi by train.

The other most important question travelers looking for is Is Ola available in Manali?

The answer is No!

In Manali, you won’t get the service of ola and uber. Although in Shimla Ola do offer their service

Best time to visit Manali — In-depth Article

Manali weather generally changes without any prior signal, you will see the rainy weather in summertime or snow with rain it’s full of adventure.

The best time to visit Manali is during March-May, This time you will enjoy the snow at Solang valley and enjoy your trip without any fear of heavy rain or so much chilled weather.

Best Time Solang Valley Manali

Also, If you are looking for When can we see snow in Manali?

Then the answer is, You can enjoy Snow throughout the year in Manali. But let me make it clear to you that there is a difference between the Snow and the snowfall. The snowfall usually happens During (Dec-Feb) in Manali City Center or around the nearby Places like Hadimba Devi temple or The Mall Road.

Rest you can enjoy the snow During (March-May) in Solang Valley Manali. Or if you are traveling to Manali in Peak Season (June-July) then you have to go to Rohtang Pass to enjoy the snow.

Manali Weather During (Dec-Feb)

During Dec-Feb there is a winter season in Manali so Manali Weather during this time is too much cold you have to carry your winter clothes this time, also you can enjoy the snow on the Manali Mall Road or Near Hadimba Mata Temple During Dec-Feb Months.

If you love snow then this is the Best time to visit Manali  and enjoy a cup of tea at Manali with Mountains Cover By Snow

Manali During (March-August)

During (March-August) mostly there is summertime in Manali, but don’t you get distracted by the summer season because there is no summer season in Manali its a combo of the summer season with the rainy season, you can enjoy a sunbath during afternoon time but in the morning and evening time, you have to feel the chilled weather of  Manali. So it’s better to have 2-3 winter clothes with you when you travel during (March-August) so that you take care of yourself when Manali Weather change instantly

Manali  During (September-November)

During (September-November) there is almost Winter season, but you can’t enjoy the snow during (September-November) but you can enjoy an apple garden with full of red apples hanging on the apple tree if you love to see an apple garden with fuller of apple than (September-November) Manali Weather time is for you. You can enjoy a long walk surrounding by apple trees

Places to visit in Manali

Places in Manali

Hidimba Mata Temple

It is one of the best places to add in Manali Trip, one of my favorite place, As per my experience you definitely find peace of mind and your soul get relaxed here, As for your information, If you remember MAHABHARAT then you must be aware of  BHIM so basically Hidimba Mata Is Wife Of Bhim.

Wondering! How old is the Hidimba Temple? & Who built the Hidimba Temple in Manali?

The answer is! The Hidimba Temple was built by Maharaja Bahadur Singh in 1553 CE. Hidimba Temple is one of the best places in Manali & It’s definitely worth visiting.

Vashisht Temple Manali

In Vashist Temple  Mostly People Came for the holy hot water bath.  Here you find hot spring water where you can take a bath and then visit the Vashist temple.

You can also go on a trek to Jogini Waterfall from Vashisht Temple must add to your Manali Trip.

Wondering! How do I get to Jogini Falls?

Let me just clear it to you, That most of the travelers get confused with The Vashisht Temple and Joigini Waterfall, As for both the places you have to follow the Same Path, So here’s a detailed Jogini Waterfall Blog to make your journey hassle-free.

Also, Read Jibhi Travel Blog

The Mall Road Manali

It is the most common and demanding tourist attraction for couples because it’s the heart of Manali where people can do Shopping / Must try a different kind of local snacks Shiddu/Momo’s/Thupka etc.

Mostly, Travelers also looking for How far is Hidimba temple from Mall Road Manali?

So, The answer is! It’s almost 1.5km from Mall Road Manali to Hidimba Temple Manali. There are many ways to reach Hidimba Temple Manali like by Auto Rikshaw, by Cab but the most favorite is by walking around the mountains to reach Hidimba Temple give you a much more thrilling & relaxing wave when you finally reach.

Van Vihar Manali

Van Vihar is in front of mall Road it’s basically a park based on the theme of forest, where you can spend some quality time with your loved ones, there is also a lot of thing for children, as there is water boating available at only Rs 50. Also, it’s a decent picnic spot if you like too.

Read :-Deatiled Blog On Van Vihar Manali

Solang Valley Manali

Solang Valley has a pretty decent location and has its own kind of charming natural beauty. Solang Valley is the most famous travel destination among travelers who travel during April-May because it’s the only place that offers snow during this time in Manali without getting a special pass or permit. You can also find some shops therefor Maggie and Tea. So just go and enjoy with Mountains the valley of love is calling you.

Let’s just answer some of the famous questions related to Solang Valley, How far is Solang Valley from Manali? Most of the travelers came to Manali during (April-May) because it’s the off-season in Manali mostly, So to enjoy the snow during off-Season you have to travel to Solang Valley.

But the best part about Solang valley is that it’s 15km from the city center and you can travel to Solang valley by Bus through HRTC which hardly cost you around INR 40 One way Checkout the In-depth Article about Manali to Solang Valley Bus timings & fare.

Rohtang Pass Manali

Rohtang Pass is the most trending tourist destination among all places in Manali. Because the majority of tourists came in June and July only for the snow. So in June when Sun is at its peak the only possible place to see snow is Rohtang Pass. So if You love snow then Rohtang Pass is the place for you.

Wondering! Why is Rohtang Pass famous?

The answer is! Rohtang Pass is famous for its High Mountains full of Snow during June -July When all around the world there is the peak of the Summer Season.

Also, Travelers want to know that, Which is better Rohtang Pass or Solang Valley?

As per my experience, Solang valley is much better than Rohtang Pass if you’re traveling during (April-May) because you do get a decent amount of snow at Solang valley during this time, and also you won’t have to get and pass or permit to Visit Solang valley.

If you are going to travel to Rohtang Pass, Here’s a complete article for your The Rohtang Pass & Sissu trip By Rohtang tunnel.


Mankiran is also famous for its own Reason. In Manikarn there is Gurudwara Sahib and also a hot water spring, where you can take a bath in the hot water spring and enjoy langar and explore some native place if you have time.

Looking for How can I go to Manikaran from Manali?

The answer is! From Manali, there are mostly 2 ways to go Manikaran. The first one is by hiring a cab from Manali and enjoy your journey hassle-free & the second best method is by Bus.

If you opt for Bus to go to Manikaran from Manali, Then you have to take the bus first from Manali local bus stand to Bhuntar and then from Bhuntar to Manikaran.


Kasol It’s Very much trending among youngsters Because it is called Kasol The Mini Isreal. You can find a lot of foreign tourists here. So you must have to visit Kasol if you plan a trip to Manali. It Can’t be described in words you’ll have to come here to feel the heat.

Looking for, How can I go to Kasol from Manali?

Kasol fall in between the way of Bhuntar to Manikaran. So, As same as Manikaran, you can either book a cab or go by Bus HRTC.

Wondering! Is Kasol worth visiting?

Yes! Why not Kasol does offer a lot of trekking, The most famous one is Kasol to Kheerganga Trek.

Also, If you like Kasol,

We do have a dedicated article that covers all necessary details about Delhi to Kasol Trip.

Jana Water Fall

Jana water Fall Is basically a man-made waterfall, it becomes very famous among tourist because they can spend some quality time here and enjoy tea and snacks here.

Jana Waterfall is almost 12km from Nagar CAstle or Just Say 35km from Manali Mall Road.

Nagar Castle

Nagar Castle is a very unique place to visit, Many movies also shoot their movie scene here. So, It’s worth adding Nagar Castle to your travel itinerary. Also, it’s a worth visit to see how well the old Castle is managed and maintained by Himachal and Enjoy an amazing coffee under Nagar Castle Roof

Manali hill station Trek  —  Click For Jogini Waterfall

Trek to Anjani Mahadev Temple

Anjani Mahadev Temple Trek

Anjani Mahadev Temple  timing:- 7:00 AM to  7:00 PM (As per My Knowledge)

You can enjoy the beautiful trek with your friend and family because it’s not like another trek, it offers a great trekking experience because of its amazing path .whole path is covered with green grass surrounded by beautiful mountains

If You are planning to go to Anjani Mahadev Temple but don’t want to trek, then you can opt for motorbikes and horse, you find plenty of motorbikes and horse their

The trek to Anjani Mahadev Temple is by a riverside so you can also enjoy the running river during your trek to get your soul relaxed

I must say if you are planning a trip to Manali you must have to visit the temple, it will also help you relax your mind and fill your soul with a lot of positive energy.

How to reach Manali from Delhi

Manali By Flight

By Air, You Can Take A flight To Bhuntar Airport From Bhuntar airport you have to book a cab or take a bus to Manali

Now Days

You can also go for Pawan Hans Helicopter From Chandigarh and Shimla to Bhuntar Airport

You can also book a flight of Air India  from Delhi to Bhunter airport, it will save you time, so then you can utilize your time by enjoying another attractive destination of Manali

Delhi to Manali distance by flight, you can complete your journey by flight from Delhi to Manila by 2 hrs approx

Manali By Bus

There are more than 50 buses on the route Delhi to Manali Daily Including Volvo/Ac/Non-Ac

Manali By Cab

You Can hire a cab according to your budget from Delhi /Chandigarh/Shimla

Delhi to Manali By Road

Delhi To Manali Distance is almost 550km on average, you can enjoy your journey from Delhi to Manali by different available transport mediums. Most of the travelers have in their mind that, Is Delhi to Manali road safe?

The answer is! Yes, the Delhi to Manali Road is very much safe depends upon how better you drive in Hill stations. As we know already that Hill Station road is more curvey and more narrow as compared to the city highways.

But, Now don’t worry because, Thanks to BRO projects Manali -Leh National Highway Project. You are going to find a much better road from Delhi to Manali now

Delhi To Manali Distance by Road – 550km

By Ordinary Bus

If you are a budget traveler then you must consider this medium because it will save you money and also give you a very exciting travel experience

You will find a lot of buses from Delhi to Manila

Bus fare from Delhi to Manali is Rs 900 approx by HRTC ordinary Buses

Delhi To Manali Distance By Volvo Bus

Delhi to Manali distance by Volvo bus is 550km on average, If you are a traveler who wants some comfort during your trip from Delhi to Manali, then you must have to travel from Delhi to Manali sleeper bus or Volvo bus. Traveling by Volvo bus offer you a comfortable journey and comfortable sleep during the night, because in ordinary buses your sleep may disturb.

Volvo Bus fare from Delhi to Manali is Rs 1500 approx Volvo or Sleeper Buses

Delhi To Manali Distance By Cab

If you are a couple or traveling with your friends and family, then you must hire a cab from Delhi to Manali to enjoy a comfortable journey, and also cover all the famous places like Chandigarh, Mandi, Kullu during your journey from Delhi to Manali

Delhi to Manali distance by car is 550km approx

Cab fare from Delhi to Manali is Rs 6000 approx for one way

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