Delhi – Shimla – Manali – Dharamshala – Dalhousie – Chandigarh– Delhi
10 Nights/ 11 Days
Day 01 : Delhi – Shimla (Approx. 340 Kms/ 08 Hrs.)
Morning arrive at Delhi’s airport / railway station on arrival proceed by surface to Shimla (also spelt as 'Simla') derives its name from goddess 'Shayamla Devi', which is another manifestation of Goddess Kali. The capital of Himachal Pradesh came into light when the British discovered it in 1819. Till then, it was a part of the Nepalese kingdom. In 1864 Shimla was declared as the summer capital of India. After Independence, Shimla became the capital of Punjab and was later named the capital of Himachal Pradesh, upon arrival check-in to the Hotel. Evening visit to The Mall. Overnight stay at the Hotel.
Day 02 : Shimla
After breakfast visit to Kufri is a tiny hill station located 19-kms from Shimla on the National Highway No.22. It has a Himalayan Nature park and close by is the Indira Tourist Park with HPTDC's Cafe Lalit. Indira Park provides some great views of the nearby places. Here one can enjoy a Pony or a Yak Ride. The region around Shimla including Kufri was once a part of the Kingdom of Nepal. This region remained obscure from the rest of the world until the British 'discovered' it in 1819. The British made Shimla their summer capital in 1864 and it remained so until 1939. As Shimla gained importance, Kufri also began to be recognized as an important place to visit near Shimla and later visit to Jhakhu Temple Shimla's highest peak offers a panoramic view of the town. An ancient "Lord Hanuman" temple. Way from Ridge near Church (on foot) One can also hire pony or taxi to visit the temple.
Evening visit to The Mall Road, The Ridge This large open space in the heart of town presents excellent views of the mountain ranges. Shimla's landmarks - the neo-Gothic structure of Christ Church and the neo-Tudor library building are here and Lakkar Bazaar, Popular for its wood crafts and souvenirs, this is just off the Ridge. Overnight stay at the Hotel.
Day 03 : Shimla – Manali (Approx. 270 Kms/ 07 Hrs.)
After breakfast proceed by surface to Manali via Bilaspur, Sunder Nagar, Mandi, Kullu. Evening arrive Manali, upon arrival check-in to Hotel. Overnight stay at the Hotel.
Day 04 : Manali
After breakfast visit to Rohtang Pass, at an altitude of 3979 m (13,050 ft) above sea level, is another adventure tourist site where it can be cold even on a summer day. It is the highest point on the Manali-Keylong road and provides a wide panoramic view of mountains rising far above clouds, which is truly breath taking. Close by is a small lake called Dassaur Lake. Beas Kund, the source of river Beas, is also nearby. In winter, the road of Rothang Pass is closed. And return back to Hotel enroute visiting to Rahala waterfalls, About 16 km from Manali at the start of the climb to the Rohtang Pass, are the beautiful Rahalla Falls at an altitude of 2,501 m. and visit Marhi, picturesque point on the way, and continue drive to Solang Valley, popularly known as Snow Point, is 13 km northwest of Manali and famous for its 300-meter ski lift. It comes alive during the winter months for ski lovers and during the summer months it is a heaven for Paragliding, trekking and camping. It is a picturesque spot and offers splendid views of glaciers and the snow-capped mountains. Jagatsukh, the former capital of Manali, is also an important spot. Overnight stay at the Hotel.
Day 05 : Manali
After breakfast Local sightseeing of Manali, visit to Vashist Spring - This village is famous for its Hot water springs and the ancient Temple, Nehru Kund - The crystal clear spring from where Jawaharlal Nehru used to drink water when he was in Manali. Afternoon visit to Tibetan Monastery - This is new and colorful. A pleasant place to visit. Hadimba Temple this ancient Hadimba temple is a very sacred place for the locals. It is said that Bhim met the demon Hadimba here and married her, . The pandavas were here during their exile.,
Evening visit to Tibetan Market and Mall, The Tibetan Market is an interesting cluster of shops. Nice to browse around for knick knacks, handicrafts and imported goods. Located on the Mall. The Mall also has other shops selling local handicrafts and clothes. It also has some good restaurants. Buses, taxis and autos are easily available from the Mall. Overnight stay at the Hotel.
Day 06 : Manali – Dharamshala
After breakfast proceed to Dharamshala, upon arrival check-in to the Hotel. Overnight stay at the Hotel.
Day 07 : Dharamshala
After breakfast War Memorial, Kangra Art Museum, Dall Lake, McLeodganj, St. John’s Church etc. Overnight stay at the Hotel.
Day 08 : Dharamshala – Dalhousie
After breakfast proceed to Dalhousie, upon arrival check-in to the Hotel. Rest of the day at leisure.
Overnight stay at the Hotel.
Day 09 : Dalhousie – Khajjiar – Dalhousie
After breakfast excursion to Khajjiar & return to Dalhousie. Overnight at the Hotel.
Day 10 : Dalhousie – Chandigarh
After breakfast proceeds to Chandigarh, upon arrival check-in to the Hotel.
Afternoon visit to Sukhna Lake Another favorite recreation spot of the nature-loving people of Chandigarh is the Sukhna Lake in Sector 1. Created by building an artificial dam on a seasonal stream, Chandigarh's Sukhna Lake is spread over a large area Spread over 12 acres of wooded land near the Capitol Complex the Rock Garden of Chandigarh is the creation of a humble road inspector called Nek Chand. The urban waste material turned into creative patterns and textures, mute rocks turned into art objects attract tourists to Chandigarh.
The Rose Garden is a place worth visiting in Chandigarh for being home to thousand varieties of roses. Other prominent and worth visiting parks of the Chandigarh city are the Garden of Tranquillity, Garden of Rare Plants, Garden of Annuals, the Bougainvillea Garden, Botanical Garden, and the Garden of Aromatic Plants. Overnight stay at the Hotel.
Day 11 : Chandigarh – Delhi (Approx. 270 Kms/ 06 Hrs.)
After breakfast sightseeing of Chandigarh visit to Rock Garden & Rose Garden and continue drive to Delhi, on arrival check-in to the Hotel. Overnight stay at the Hotel.
Valid Till 31st March, 2013
||2 Pax / Person
||4 Pax / Person
||Child 6 yrs to 12 yrs
Cost Includes :-
- Accommodation as per the itinerary.
- Daily breakfast & Dinner
- Economy Package – Breakfast at Chandigarh..
- AC Deluxe AC transportation as per the itinerary.
- Excursion tour to Rohtang Pass/ Snow View Point in Manali
- Excursion tour to Kufri in Shimla.
- Excursion tour to Khajjiar.
- Visit to Wagah Border at Amritsar.
- All sightseeing as per the itinerary.
- All current applicable taxes.
Cost Excludes :-
& telegrams etc.
- 3.09% Government Service Tax (MANDATORY AND YOU WILL HAVE TO
- COLLECT FROM THE CLIENT)
- Expenses of personal nature i.e. tips, laundry, telephone calls, table drinks
- Any Airfares/ train fares.
- Any meals / enroute meals unless specified
- Any rides, safaris, boating charges, additional sightseeing tours other than those those mentioned in the inclusions / itinerary
- Permits, Entrance fees, Camera fees, Guide charges, unless
specified in the inclusions
- Tips to Driver, Guides, at restaurants nor does it includes any
gratuity to your tour escort
- Monuments entrance fees
- Any hike in fuel charges, tax structure (luxury tax, transport
tax or service tax)
- Anything not given in Price Include head