NORTH INDIA HIMACHAL
Day 1: Delhi-Shimla (380kms / 08hrs ) Morning pick up from airport / hotel and drive to Shimla.
former summer capital of British India & now a capital of Himachal Pradesh, set amidst the snow capped shivalik mountain ranges offering some stunning views of the mighty Himalayas, it is surrounded by pine deodar, oak and rhododendron forests. Towards the north lie the snow-covered high-ranges, while the valleys breathe whispering streams and swaying fields. Shimla offers a variety of shopping, sport and entertainment activities.
Arrive Shimla Check in to the Hotel. Rest of the day is at leisure, evening enjoy walk at mall road. Later back to hotel for overnight stay in Shimla
Day 2: Shimla local sightseeing After breakfast free for leisure. Afternoon visit to half day city tour visiting Indian Institute Of Advanced Studies, Sankat Mochan Temple and Jakhu temple, Evening free to stroll in the famous shopping place of Shimla town – The Mall & The Ridge. Later back to hotel. Rest of the day free for leisure. Overnight stay at hotel at shimla.
Day 3: Shimla – Kufri – Naldehra – ShimlaAfter breakfast visit to day excursion of Kufri and Naldehra.
kufri:a 30 Minutes drive from Shimla, an exotica of nature as a place surrounded by dense forest and snow caped mountains amidst virgin peaks and natures flora and fauna where one can completely relax and tune oneself for natural beauty situated at an altitude of 2500 meters just an hours drive from Shimla and a very popular ski resort during the winter months.
Naldehra famous for golf course. Visit and drive back to hotel. Evening free for leisure, overnight stay at hotel in shimla.
Day 4: Shimla – Manali (280 kms / 7 hrs) After breakfast check out from hotel and drive to Manali,
Manali : at the northern end of the Kullu Valley in Himachal Pradesh, is a hill station situated at a height of 2050 m (6398 ft) in the Himalayas. Situated on the Beas river and near its source, it is a popular tourist spot for Indians in summer and a magical, snow-covered place in winter. A staging point for a number of treks (Beas Kund, Chandrakhani Pass) and sports such as white-water rafting, Manali is also having Rohtang pass which is main attraction near manali.
Arrive at Manali and check in the hotel, Rest of the day is at leisure to visit the local markets overnight stay at hotel at Manali.
Day 5: ManaliAfter breakfast visit to city tour. Visiting Hadimba temple, the 450 years old Hidimba devi Temple, the oldest temple in Manali, Vashisht Temple, Manu temple and picturesque Naggar Valley. Evening you can enjoy at mall road and later drive back to hotel. Overnight stay at hotel at Manali
Day 6: Manali-Rohtang Pass (Snow Point) After early breakfast visit to excursion visiting Kothi Gorge, Gulaba, Marhi, Rohtang Pass (Upto Snow Line in case Rohtang is closed due to snow fall) Carry warm clothes like hand gloves, muffler, sweater, shawl, socks & sports shoes etc. Enroute overcoats and shoes are available on hire. Please note that Rohtang Pass (altitude 3940 mts.) is actually 51 kms far from Manali, due to heavy snow covering the road, this pass is not accessible almost for 8 months leave for Snow Point and Sollang Valley. Later drive back and overnight stay at hotel at Manali.
Day 7: Manali – Dharamshala(280 kms / 6-7 hrs), After breakfast check out from hotel and drive to Dharamshala
Dharamshala : This is a hill station lying on the spur of the Dhauladhar range about 17 kms north- east of Kangra town. This hill station is wooded with oak and conifer trees and snow-capped mountains enfold three sides of the town while the valley stretches in front. The snowline is perhaps more easily accessible at Dharamshala than at any other hill resort and it is possible to make a day’s trek to a snow-point after an early morning’s start. Dharamshala is also the head quarter of the Kangra district.
Arrive at Dharamshala, check in to hotel, Rest of the day free for leisure. Overnight stay at hotel in Dharamshala.
Day 8: Dharamshala After breakfast visit to Baijnath temple, Tibetan monastery in Macleodganj (upper Dharamshala) a seat of Tibetan spiritual leader Dalai Lama later visit Palmpur Tea Eatates, etc., later drive back to hotel. Rest of the day is free and enjoy walk at mall road, Overnight stay at hotel in Dharamshala
Day 9: Dharamshala – Chandigarh (295 kms/08 hrs) After breakfast check out from hotel and drive towards Chandigarh. On arrival check-in at hotel for overnight rest.
Day 10: Chandigarh – Delhi (245 kms/ 04 hrs) After breakfast proceed to visit Chandigarh city and later drive towards Delhi. On arrival drop at railway station Or airport for onwards journey. End of tour.