Start at Rs.27,912
Start at Rs.27,912
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Package : 9 Nights/10 Days
Traditionally Himachal was known as a summer destination, the Department of Tourism & Civil Aviation has taken special efforts to break the seasonality factor and has developed diversified tourism products to attract tourists in other seasons too. Now Himachal is known as “A Destination for All Seasons and All Reasons”. Himachal Pradesh is famous for its abundant natural beauty.
Here is how you will spend your time :
Day 1 : Arrival At Delhi & Proceed To Shimla (370 Kms/approx 9 Hrs)
Welcome at Delhi airport/railway station & proceed by road to Shimla. This beautiful hill station derives its name from "Goddess Shyamla", who is supposed to be an avatar of Goddess Kali. Shimla abounds in natural bounty and looks picture perfect. The small hill station amidst the lofty snow-clad Himalayan ranges, surrounded by lakes and lush green pastures look as though an artist has painted them. The unique thing about Shimla is that it still retains its colonial charm and this creates an ambience that is not found anywhere else in India.
On arrival check in at Hotel for overnight stay.
Day 2: Shimla Sightseeing
After breakfast, leave the hotel for a full day excursion to Kufri, a scenic hill station located at a short distance from Shimla, situated at an elevation of around 2500 metres above sea level, Kufri is an ideal place to indulge in adventure activities. Thousands of tourists come to this hill resort to enjoy sports, such as hiking and tobogganing. This place also serves as a picnic spot owing to its picturesque, snow-covered surroundings, to where various trekking and hiking trails are organised.
After reaching Kufri, you can witness the beauty of this place and take photographs of the scenic mountain ranges. You can also go on a hiking tour to Mahasu Peak, which is located nearby. If hiking is not an option for you, then you can cover this distance on a pony (on own).
Another exciting place that you may visit is the Himalayan Nature Park. This park serves as a natural habitat for endangered and rare animal species, such as hangul stag, musk deer and barking deer. This place is a heaven for nature lovers and wildlife enthusiasts.
In the evening, take a walk to the famous Mall Road of Shimla to shop and savour the various delicacies on offer.
Thereafter, proceed to hotel for an overnight stay.
Day 3: Shimla To Manali (270 Kms/approx 7 Hrs)
After breakfast, check out from hotel & proceed to Manali, a picture perfect hill station at an altitude of 1929 metres.
On arrival, check-in to your hotel & spend the rest of the day at leisure, probably exploring the area around the hotel.
As the day falls, return to your hotel for overnight stay.
Day 4: Manali Sightseeing
After breakfast, walk through Manali town visiting newly constructed Buddhist Monastery and the handicraft centre.
After this visit the 450 years old temple dedicated to Hadimba Devi, Jagatsukh and Vashist kund. Hadimba Devi temple is small temple situated in the dense forest is very interesting.
Vashisht, an extremely picturesque little place clinging to the steep hill side. On the way up to the village you come upon the Vashist hot baths where a natural sulphur spring is piped into a modern bath-house.
Overnight stay at Hotel.
Day 5: Manali - Rohtang Pass - Manali (own Cost)
After breakfast, proceed for a full day tour of Rohtang Pass. The majesty of the mountains and the glaciers can be seen here, you can enjoy this snowy heaven.
Take a sledge ride down the slopes, try your luck climbing the little snow hills.
On you’re descents to Manali, halt at the Rahalla falls and Solang Valley. You can do Paragliding (Optional) at Solang Valley, and take a Helicopter Ride (Optional) through the beautiful snow capped mountains. The Magnificent views and natural beauty are a never-ending source of delight. Also halt at Marhi, Rahala falls and Nehru Kund. Optional adventure activities at Solang Valley are Rapelling, Rock Climbing, River Crossing, Paragliding and Snow scooter fun-rides.
Return to Manali for Overnight stay.
Day 6: Manali To Dharamshala (240 Kms/approx 6.5 Hrs)
After breakfast, check-out from the hotel and drive to Dharamshala. This city, surrounded by dense coniferous forests from all sides, is located in the Kangra Valley. A walk in the lush green surroundings of this valley offers a delightful experience.
On arrival, check-in at the hotel and relax for some time.
Later embark on a sightseeing visit to the famous Tibetan Medical Centre, where treatment is done using rare Tibetan medicines.
St. John Church, which is one of the oldest churches of this region. It is widely acknowledged for its Belgian stained-glass windows, which were donated by Lady Elgin.
Other than these attractions, some other places to visit include Kangra Art Museum, Tea Gardens and Kunal Pathri Temple.
Overnight stay at Hotel.
Day 7: Dharamshala To Dalhousie (120 Kms/approx 3.5 Hrs)
After breakfast, check out from hotel & head towards Dalhousie. This small hill station, located in the northern side of Himachal Pradesh, is named after the British Governor-General, Lord Dalhousie. Located at an elevation of 2700 m above the sea level, this place offer sensational views of the surroundings.
On arrival at Dalhousie, check-in at the hotel and repose for some time. You can spend the entire day at leisure, as there are no activities scheduled for the day. You can visit its prominent attractions or go to nearby local markets to shop for local items or souvenirs for your loved ones.
Overnight stay at hotel.
Day 8: Dalhousie - Khajjiar - Dalhousie
After breakfast, proceed to Khajjiar often called India's Switzerland. Its one of the most scenic saucer shaped Plateau and is surrounded by dense pine and deodar forests. The exquisite glade of Khajjiar (1960m) has a circumference of about 5 km. Along its fringes, thick forests of deodar climb the slopes, the snow-line rests above these woods. At Khajjiar there is a 12th century temple dedicated to KhajjI Nag. Within the temple are life size wooden images of the five Pandav brothers. It’s beauty has further been enhanced by a small lake in the center with a floating island and 9-hole golf course here are the other interesting places to cover.
By evening return to Dalhousie for an overnight stay at Hotel.
Day 9: Dalhousie To Chandigarh (315 Kms/approx 6.5 Hrs)
Soon after breakfast, check-out from the hotel and thereafter, drive towards Chandigarh, popularly referred to as the 'City Beautiful'. Chandigarh, the capital of Punjab and Haryana, is regarded as one of the best planned cities of the country.
Upon reaching Chandigarh, check-in at the hotel and thereafter, spend some moments of repose.
If time permits, you can go for some shopping as well. Visit Sector 17 and 22 that are some of the popular shopping zones of Chandigarh. Here, you can buy traditional Phulkari suits, Kolhapuri slippers and exquisite jewellery. You can also try out some local delights that are served at most of the restaurants here.
By evening return to hotel for an overnight stay.
Day 10: Departure (260 Kms/approx 5 Hrs)
After breakfast, check out from hotel & transfer to Delhi Airport/railway station for departure, back to home with beautiful memories of a life time trip.