Manali is a popular tourist destination in Himachal Pradesh. The nearest airport is Kullu Airport, which is about 50 kms away from Manali, or you can catch overnight buses from Delhi.
This day trek from Manali is a perfect adventure for those already in Manali and looking for something fun to do. It’s an off-the-beaten-path trip that takes you up into Halan, which has a tiny population of only about 300 people. With the traditional Kath Kuni architecture of the houses, as well as the local woollen outfits of the people, you’ll feel like time has stopped here. It’s a pleasant trek of about 4-5 hours, and you’ll be back in Manali before the day is over.
IMPORTANT: To book this trip, you need a minimum of 4 persons.
The ancient village of Halan is located at 6100 feet above sea level, and gives you some of the best views in the area. The village has a rich cultural background, which has been preserved through the years. The old wood and stone houses are fascinating, and the people are friendly. En route to the village, you’ll pass picturesque landscape and views of the mighty mountains.
Visit an ancient village on a quick day trip | Witness traditional Himachali architecture and lifestyles of the people here | Trek through beautiful vistas and panoramic views
You will start from Manali by 08.00 hrs and reach Halan around 10:00 hrs. You start your trek from Halan through the forest along the river side. You will complete your trek in 3-4 hours and reach Manali around 17:00 hrs.
Cancellations more than 5 days before departure: Full refund (after deducting any expenses that have been incurred for hotel bookings, transport, etc.)
Cancellations 0-4 days before departure: No refund
The trek leader’s decision is final and binding.
Please respect the village and its inhabitants while you visit.
Do not litter or deface natural structures or monuments.
Consumption of alcoholic beverages/drugs is not permitted.