Honeymoon in Manali: A complete guide to a romantic trip

Looking for a best and hassle free Manali honeymoon package? Here is your guide to help you plan the best honeymoon in Kullu Manali.

Sitting in a cozy warm room, peeping out of a large window while it is snowing outside, even you get a chance to catch some snowflakes from your private balcony, what could be more thrilling honeymoon experience?

And what could be more interesting than celebrating a honeymoon on the riverside in Manali while live Kullu folk music and dance are being organized for you. Or, you are enjoying your dinner in the moonlight while bonfire keeping you warm.

Manali honeymoon packages have everything that you had ever dreamed of.

Honeymoon is a once in a lifetime occasion when newlyweds celebrate their marriage. They want this occasion to be memorable.

The honeymoon destination is chosen very carefully by the couples. Every couple want their honeymoon destination to be romantic and exotic. They want to be very close to nature.

Kullu-Manali is one of the world’s best honeymoon destinations preferred by thousands of honeymooners. Depending on budget, Manali has a special honeymoon package to offer to all kinds of couples — starting from cheap to budget to deluxe to luxury honeymoon package.

Be it winter, summer, monsoon or any other season, Mother Nature has blessed Manali with enchanting beauty. Each season has its own charm in Kullu-Manali.

Whenever you visit Manali, the peaks overlooking the valleys remain covered with snow. Beas river, Parvati river and their tributaries add to the beauty of the region. Dense green deodar forests make the whole district picture perfect.

Honeymooners throng Manali and Kullu year-round. Honeymooners make a beeline to Manali during the marriage season. This is the time when Kullu and Manali hotels offer varieties of packages, discounts, and offers. With nearly 50 per cent discount, many hotels provide many free services.

How amazing it would be if you are offered to cook food of your choice or you are taught the local cuisine recipe while you stay in a homestay in Manali. You also get a chance to interact with the local family and get a chance to know the local culture so closely.

If staying in a star category hotel, you can hire a famous flute player who would entertain you with his pure music moving around your dining table.

Manali honeymoon packages have more to offer to adventure enthusiasts couples. You can go for paragliding at Solang, Diyar, Tharku (Kharahal) or Falayan (Fojal). You can enjoy the white water river rafting in the Beas river. You can go trekking/hiking, horse riding, ATV ride, snow scooter ride or skiing. This will make your honeymoon more thrilling and memorable.

Going for a jeep safari tour from Manali can take you to the next level of adventure. Manali-Leh Jeep Safari or Manali-Spiti Jeep Safari are two options. But you need to have at least 7 to 10 days in your hand.

Kullu folk dance is also arranged by hotels on special demand from the guests. Additional facilities like bonfire and discotheque are also available in most of the hotels.

The honeymooners can feel the home-like environment in the homestay unit where they enjoy the TV, gossips and food together with a local family. The brides can also learn to cook the local cuisines or they can make meal of their own choice too.

To see the snow is the main objective of every honeymoon couple coming to Manali. So, a trip to snow point or Rohtang pass is included in their honeymoon package.

The honeymoon tour to Manali is safe and secure in all the seasons. The Chandigarh-Manali highway has been improved over the years. In the next three years, the entire stretch will be converted to a four-lane highway.


What is the best time to visit Manali for honeymoon?

Manali is safe in all the seasons. Every season has its own charm. If you want to see snowfall, January to March is the best time for your tour. If you want to see the clouds playing hide and seek with the mountains, the monsoon season is the best time to visit Kullu Manali.

If you are planning a honeymoon trip during summers when the heat starts scorching in plains, April to June is the best time to visit Kullu-Manali when the weather remains pleasant and cool. If you don’t want to mess with rains, snowfall and the tourist crowd, September to November is the best time to visit Manali.


How to reach Manali for Honeymoon tour?

Kullu-Manali is well connected by flight and roads. Train service is not available to the district. Travelling in the Volvo bus (overnight) from Delhi or Chandigarh is the best available option. However, you can hire a private taxi as well.

Kullu Manali Airport at Bhuntar is 50km from Manali and is connected by flights from Chandigarh and Dellhi. Unfortunately, the flights are not regular. If you are buying a Manali Honeymoon Package, then most probably you will travel by Volvo bus from Delhi.

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How far is Manali from Delhi?

Manali is 570KM from Delhi and 310KM from Chandigarh.


What is the travel time between Delhi and Manali?

In normal conditions, Delhi to Manali is 13 to 14 hours drive and it is 8 to 9 hours drive from Chandigarh.


How many days for honeymoon package for Manali?

You will spend two days travelling between Delhi and Manali. You need to have three full days to see the major attractions here.

If you don’t want to be in a hurry and want to give time to each other, staying for five nights in Manali is recommended. During this time, you can see all the places of interest in Kullu Manali and also will get enough time for each other and for shopping.


Is it safe to visit Manali during snowfall?

Yes, it’s safe. But keep in mind that sometimes heavy snowfall blocks the roads for a day or two. You need to be prepared for such a situation. In such situation, you may need to stay in another hotel enroute Manali for one night.

To avoid missing your return flight/train/bus from Manali/Chandigarh/Delhi, you should have one buffer day in hand. The best option is to move to Chandigarh or Delhi in advance and stay there for one night. The probability of snowfall remains high in January and February months.


Is it safe to visit Manali during monsoon season?

All the roads remain open in monsoon season. Sometime, in worse condition, very heavy rain for days or cloudbursts may trigger landslides and floods. Himachal has bypass roads to all major places. The drivers are well aware of the roads and also the hidden dangers in monsoon season.

Follow their instructions, do not go close to rivers and landslide-prone areas and you are safe. The worse thing that can happen with you is that you may miss your return bus/flight on a particular day due to the blockage of roads. But this happens once in a year. Generally, small blockades are restored within a few hours.

So, enjoy your Manali honeymoon package and return back home with unlimited memories.


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Hotels shower offers on honeymoon couples

Posted on January 12, 2018

What could be more interesting than celebrating honeymoon on the riverside while live local music and traditional folk dance in royal style are being organized for you free of cost along with your dinner. Or, you are offered cooking cuisines of your choice and a famous flute player plays romantic tunes for you while moving around your dining table. This is what some hotels and resorts of Manali are offering to woo the newly married tourist couples.

Wedding season in the country is in full swing and with a view to attract more honeymooners, hotels have offered varieties of packages, especially for newlywed couples. With nearly fifty percent discount, many hotels are providing free breakfast and are offering discounts on local sightseeing, river rafting, paragliding and many more.

Praveen and Jaanvi Saini, a tourist couple from Haryana, who are staying in a resort in Manali said they are fascinated by the hospitality of the hotel.

“We had our candle light dinner at the riverside of the beautiful Solang valley. We were greeted with the flute tunes by Jhabe Ram, a famous Himachali artist. We can’t explain the fun and hospitality we have had with a special honeymoon package,” they said.

Another hotel in the town is offering free trout fish dishes with free adventurous activities to couples.

“Tourists are interested in local trout fish, so we are providing them free local trout fish dishes and honeymoon couples can choose from paragliding, skiing or river rafting so that we arrange for taxi service at 50 per cent discount.”

As the temperature in nighttime is dipping below the freezing point, all the hotels are arranging bonfire for their guests where Kullavi folk dance is being arranged for their entertainment. In addition, to draw the attention of tourists, hotels are providing them free taxi service for pick up and drop off from the bus stand.

In honeymoon packages, homestay units are also in great demand. Newly married brides can learn cooking the local cuisines while on honeymoon and they can make their own dishes using the kitchen of the unit. The couples get to stay with the local family.

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“The honeymooners can feel the home-like environment in homestay unit where they enjoy the TV, gossips and food together with the family (unit owners). The brides can also learn to cook the local dishes or they can make a meal of their own choice using the kitchen,” Tree House homestay owner Sarup Lal Upadhyay said.

To see snow or snowfall and experience snow activities are the main objectives of every tourist coming to Manali, so, a trip to snow point Rohtang, Marhi, Kothi or Solang (where snow is available) is included in their honeymoon package.

As Rohtang pass remains closed for vehicles after heavy snowfall that blocks the road, tourists can enjoy snow at Kothi, Gulaba or Solang valley. Honeymooners love to try a hand at skiing, snowboarding, paragliding and river rafting. Going trekking or day hike is a new trend among honeymoon couples. Some honeymooners want to spend a night in a tent (camping) as they want to feel close to nature.

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