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visit manali , spiti family

respected mr ashish ,

we , 5 students , plan to go to manali reach on morning 23rd june from delhi by overnight volvo. our tentative prog is

23rd manali local ,24th , 25th return on 26th rohtang , spiti valley( upto losar) , chandratal

27th rest & local ,28th white water rafting from kullu

return to delhi by volvo

can you suggest whether we should go to lahaul or spiti ( we are not trekkers but fond of photography) . any suggestions to program, any place to stay in spiti

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1. Re: visit manali , spiti family

Hi Sanjeev,

Lets rework your plan to make it more suitable,

23 June: Reach Manali - Visit Solang Valley for snow adventures and paragliding.

24 June: Rohtang, To Lahul till Chandertal - back to manali. (Start as early as possible if you want to come back on the same day), till chandertal it might take 3-4 hrs from manali.

25 June: Local Sightseeing Hadimba temple, vashisht temple, manu temple + shopping at mall road.

26 June: Manikaran gurudwara sahib - back to manali.

27 June: Take Nagar road to kullu - Nagar castle, roerich art gallery, kais monastery + white water rafting

and at same night from kullu you can board a volvo to delhi.

Sounds interesting!!!???

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2. Re: visit manali , spiti family

Manali to Chandra Tal is one days journey. The road between Gramphu is rough ( I once clocked a mean speed of eight kilometers an hour on a long section , riding in a brand new truck ) , the fifteeen klicks from Batal to the lake is worse. You are not permitted to drive right up to the lake , Chandra Tal is a nature preserve.

On top of that you have the day tripper traffic up to the Rohtang in high season : four hours is in no way a guarantee to reach even Gramphu , where the road forks off towards Spiti ( photo here : http://korta.nu/hrtc )

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3. Re: visit manali , spiti family


You cant come back from Chandratal to Manali in a day. You will be crossing a very busy pass - Rohtang and then going upto Batal from where it is ~15km trek. In hills, a man walks 3 kms an hour :)


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