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Serenade of the Hills - Chandigarh to Manali by Road

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Frequently used route

Chandigarh – Nalagarh – Bilaspur – Mandi – Kullu – Naggar – Manali

271.6 km

6 hrs 10 mins


Enchanting Pit Stops

A rich biodiversity spot near Chandigarh

Ropar Wetlands

A tranquil lake area, perfect for relaxation

Gobind Sagar Lake

Streams & alpine forests, for nature lovers

Chandrakhani Pass

Famous for Prashar Lake and Rewalsar Lake


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Offers traditional meals and quick bites

Bahadur/Bhadure Ka Dhaba

Popular and busy highway-side eatery

Amrik Sukhdev, Sonipat

Oldest eatery on the highway

Chawla’s, Mandi

Grab a Bite


Manali, where whispers of the Himalayas meet the sky, A symphony of rivers, forests, and peaks so high. A tranquil paradise where spirits freely fly, In Manali's embrace, nature's magic never says goodbye

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An ancient wooden temple amidst cedar forests

Hadimba Temple

For adventure sports like paragliding and skiing

Solang Valley

A scenic waterfall offering a moderate trek

Jogini Falls

Bohemian lanes with cafes and boutiques

Old Manali

Natural springs believed to have healing properties

Vashisht Hot Springs

Places to visit in and around Manali

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Places to eat in Manali

Chopsticks - Fusion of Tibetan, Indian, and Chinese cuisines. Lazy Dog, Manu Temple Road - Laid-back vibe with food options. Café Nirvana, Old Manali - Cozy ambiance with delicious international cuisine.

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Naggar Castle

Hidden Gem Alert

An ancient fort with stunning views

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Reliving '3 Idiots' from Delhi to Manali

Bollywood's Trail

Embark on a cinematic journey tracing '3 Idiots' from Delhi to Manali, where the iconic bride-chasing scene unfurled. This route offers a mix of adventure and stunning landscapes, capturing the essence of Bollywood's beloved road trip escapades. Explore the vibrant streets of Delhi and venture into Manali's scenic beauty, reliving the movie's memorable moments along the way.

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