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Day Hikes in Manali

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Take a leisurely stroll along the valley. From a difficult steep training, day walk to a waterfall trek for FB Instagram pictures, there is a day hike in Manali for everyone. And beyond Manali for added altitude.

  • Kanayal Pine forest Hike: Cost Per Person: INR 999
  • Jogini Waterfall Hike: Cost Per Person: INR 1200
  • Manalsu Valley Walk Hike: Cost Per Person: INR 1200
  • Lamadugh uphill Hike: Cost Per Person: INR 1500
  • Sissu Beyond Manali Hike: Cost Per Person: INR 3500

Please check the details of day hikes below for your suitability and call Surender Mahant at +91 9816316293 to secure your spot on our day hike.


Short hike in Manali – Kanayal Pine forest walk

A day short hike excursion to Kanayal in the dense pine forest of Manali will rejuvenate your lungs.

Day hikes in Manali Kanayal Pine Forest walk
  • Altitude: 2700m
  • All year round
  • Duration: 4 to 6 hrs

This is a short trip through dense woodland with breathtaking views of the Kullu Valley and the Pirpanjal mountain range. This walk begins in Manali and ends at the Hadimba Devi shrine. It is a prehistoric cave shrine dedicated to Hadimba Devi, the wife of Bhima, a character in the Indian epic Mahabharata. The temple is bordered by Dhungiri Van Vihar, a cedar forest at the foot of the Himalayas. A route leads through the thick hardwood forest. There are several bird species that live here, making it an excellent place for birding. It is an incredible climb with breathtaking views of the Kullu Valley and the Pirpanjal mountain range. At the conclusion of this journey, we arrive in Kanayal village, where we spend some time before walking back to Manali by a short forest track to Balsari, Siyal village, and Manali town.

Cost Per Person: INR 999

  • Max: 10 person
  • Daily Departure at 9:00 am
  • Departure Location: HOTEL KUNZAM, Manali HP.

Short hike in Manali – Jogini Waterfall

This is one of the greatest short hikes in Manali for taking in the local scenery and village life in the Himalayas.

Jogini waterfall runs down the cliff on a short hike near Manali
Jogini Waterfall Short hike in Manali Himachal Pradesh
  • Altitude: 2850m
  • All year round
  • Duration: 4 to 6 hrs

A leisurely stroll to the waterfall’s base will take around an hour. A short length of uphill will be present near the waterfall. The Beas River and the snowy summits of Dhauladhar and Pirpanjal may be seen while traveling. The Yogini Mata shrine is located at the bottom of the waterfall. Depending on your ability, you may trek a little farther up to the top of the fall, or you can simply relax at the foot of the Jogini waterfall. Spend some time in the little pool made by the cascading water. Or simply spend time beside the shrine and gaze at the Jogini waterfall.

After a peaceful walk through orchards and a spectacular vista, descend to Bhang. Walk from Bhang to Manali, or via Goshal settlement to Old Manali.

Cost Per Person: INR 1200

  • Max: 10 person
  • Daily Departure at 9:00 am
  • Departure Location: HOTEL KUNZAM, Manali HP.


Day hike in Manali – Manalsu Valley Walk

Spend the day in Manali walking along the Valley of the Manalsu River.

Manalsu Valley near Manali for a day hike in the fall season
Day hike in Manali, short hike in Manali Himachal Pradesh
  • Altitude: 2700m
  • All year round
  • Duration: 6 to 7 hrs

The trip to Manalsu Valley will begin in Old Manali hamlet. This walk will take you through Old Manali Village and along the right bank of the Manalsu River. Lord Manu Rishi inspired the names of the Manalsu River and Manali. The Manu Temple in ancient Manali is dedicated to the Indian sage Manu. Manali is named after the sage Manu, who, according to tradition, was the originator of the human species on Earth and is said to have meditated here. This is said to be the sole Manu temple in India. The first section is a relatively gradual walk, while the second section is somewhat uphill. You will travel both ways. This trek will take you to a maximum elevation of 2700 meters. Glam Lang where our hike comes to an end.

Cost Per Person: INR 1200

  • Max: 10 person
  • Daily Departure at 9:00 am
  • Departure Location: HOTEL KUNZAM, Manali HP.


Day hike in Manali – Lamadugh

This day trek in Manali is a bit tough because it goes all the way uphill. It is ideal for substituting a day of gym activity.

elderly person walking with stick on Lamadugh day hike
Day hikes in Manali in Indian Himalayas, Mountaineering Institute
  • Altitude: 3000m
  • March to December
  • Duration: 7 to 8 hrs

The Lamadugh hike begins at Hadimba Shrine, an old cave temple dedicated to Hidimbi Devi, the wife of Bhima, a character from the Indian epic Mahabharata. A gentle stroll through the dense forest of Spruce and Oaks provides a panoramic view of Manali and the upper Kullu valley. The gradual hills with lush green meadows of Lamagugh provide the wonderful campground with a grand panorama of the surrounding area as you rise along the Manalsu River valley. There are several bird species that live here, making it an excellent place for birding. Maintain your focus on nature to spot birds.

Cost Per Person: INR 1500

  • Max: 10 person
  • Daily Departure at 9:00 am
  • Departure Location: HOTEL KUNZAM, Manali HP.

This hike’s extended option: is the Lamadugh trek and even further with the Khenpari Tibba trek.


Day hike in Manali – Sissu

Drive beyond Manali and explore a hidden valley in Sissu Lahaul district Himachal Pradesh.

Shashi lagwal looking back for picture on day hike Sissu beyond Manali
Day hike in Manali Sissu
  • Altitude: 3500m
  • May to October
  • Duration: 8 to 9 hrs

Sissu is a tiny settlement in Lahaul Valley, 40 kilometers from Manali. Sissu is a unique location in Lahaul Valley. It is located at an elevation of 3120 meters, alongside the right bank of the Chandra River, and a few kilometers north of Atal tunnels’ north harbor. It takes around two hours to go there from Manali through the Atal Rohtang tunnel. In the next years, it will become a major tourist attraction. The location is attractive and provides accommodations for tourists. Sissu is likely to be a popular tourist destination now that the Atal tunnel is open; many tourists arrive every day. The hike begins in Sissu, then crosses the Chandra River by a valley bridge, and passes a vegetable field before beginning a slow ascent inside a tiny and picturesque valley.

Cost Per Person: INR 3500

  • Max: 10 person
  • Daily Departure at 8:00 am
  • Departure Location: HOTEL KUNZAM, Manali HP.
  • Includes: Drive from Manali and Back to Manali.

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