Himachal Pradesh is famous for its Himlayan landscapes and popular hill- stations. Many outdoor activities such as rock climbing, mountain biking, paragliding, iice- skating, and heli – skiing are popular tourist attractions in Himachal Pradesh.Shimla, the state capital, is very popular among tourists. The Kalka – Shimla Railway is a mountain railway which is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Shimla is also a famous skiing attraction in India. Other popular hill stations include Manali and Kasauli.
|DEPARTURE/RETURN LOCATION||Chandigarh International Airport|
|DEPARTURE TIME||Please arrive at least 2 hours before the flight.|
CHANDIGARH TO SHIMLA (APPROX 120 KMS)
Arrive Chandigarh and drive to Shimla. This hill station that is perched at 7000 feet above sea level. The heady combinations of Chill mountain air, orchards and colonial charms still make Shimla a dream getaway. Enroute stop at Karnal (Chakravartilake). On Arrival check into the hotel.Overnight at the hotel.
SHIMLA – KUFRI – SHIMLA (APPROX 32 KMS)
At Sunrise trek to Jakhu temple (Hanuman Temple) – to get a panoramic view of the Himalayas. Return to the hotel for breakfast. Later drive to Kufri (16 kms).Kufri an exotica of natures flora and fauna where one can completely relax and tune ones self for natural beauty. Evening visit the Mall road – a good shopping area, Ridge area and Christ Church. Return back to hotel. Overnight at the hotel.
SHIMLA – MANALI (APPROX 260 KMS)
After breakfast drive to Manali. Manali is a combination of natural splendor and rich heritage. Check in at the hotel on arrival. Rest of the day at leisure.Overnight at the hotel.
After breakfast at the hotel proceed for sightseeing tour of Manali which includes Hadimba Devi Temple – built in the tranquil and serene woods, Vashist Bath, Tibetan Monastery and Roerich Art Gallery. Afternoon take a half-day tour of Naggar Castle and Angoora Shawls Factory.Overnight at the hotel
Early morning after breakfast, proceed for excursion of Rohtang Pass. The majesty of the mountains can be seen at their best here. Take a sledge ride down the slopes or try your luck climbing the little snow hills (From December to April) On your descent to Manali halt at the Rahalla falls and Solang Valley. The magnificent views and natural beauty are never-ending source of delight. Also halt at Marhi, Nehru Kund. Overnight at the hotel.
MANALI – CHANDIGARH (APPROX 284 KMS)
After breakfast checkout and drive to Chandigarh. Arrive and transfer to the hotel. Overnight at the hotel.
Breakfast at the hotel, checkout and if time permits visit the Rose Garden & Rock Garden, later transfer to the Chandigarh Airport / Railway station for your onwards journey. Tour Ends with Sweet memories.