Himachal Pradesh is dotted with a number of scenic hill stations, which are extremely popular as summer holiday destinations. Shimla and Manali are two of such places, which do not have natural beauty in abundance but also have a number of tourist attractions. Opt for a Magnificent Shimla Manali tour, a well-planned itinerary by Indian Holiday, offering the best of these places. This tour of 5 nights and 6 days lets you explore Kufri, Solang Valley, Rohtang Pass and other famous tourist attractions. Treat your eyes to the picturesque beauty spread all around.
What is included in the tour
- Full Sightseeing as per itinerary
- All Hotels Accommodation
- Meals (MAP) Breakfast & Dinner
- Local Transport (Personal Cab)
- Airfare/train fare
What is NOT included in the tour
- Any meals other then those specified in 'Cost Includes'
- Expenses of personal nature such as tips, telephone calls, laundry, liquor etc.
- Guide & Entrance fees during sightseeing
- Service tax of the hotel And GST Taxes
- Any other item not specified in 'cost includes'
- Short trip to Kufri
- A leisure walk at Shimla and Manali Mall Roads
- Sightseeing in Manali including Hadmiba Devi Temple and Tibetan Monastery
- Day's excursion to Solang Valley and Rohtang Pass
Day 01: Arrival at Delhi
Welcome to Delhi: - Beautiful Himachal tour will start with your arrival at Delhi the capital of India. Get grand reception at airport arrival by Trojan Holidays representative. Later, get transfer to the hotel.
Day 02: Delhi - Shimla (380 kms/ 08hrs)
Travel by surface from Delhi to Shimla
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.
Day 03: Shimla -Kufri-Shimla (24 kms.)
After breakfast visit to half day city tour visiting Indian Institute Of Advanced Studies, Sankat Mochan Temple and Jakhu temple,
Afternoon visit to excursion tour of Kufri & Chail,
Kufri :a popular ski resort in winters, which offers some stunning mountain views , Later drive to Chail:The Chail Palace is well known for its architecture. The cricket ground and a polo ground which is there at an altitude of 2,444 m was owned by erstwhile royal family of Patiala. It is the world's highest cricket ground. In 1891, Maharaja Bhupinder Singh of Patiala incurred the rage of Lord Kitchener. It led to the restriction of his entry into the summer capital, Shimla. This incensed the Maharaja and he vowed to build a new summer capital for himself. So he rebuilt the place (Chail) as per his requirements. There we will visit the Palace of former Maharaja of Patiyala.
Later back to hotel. Overnight stay at hotel at Shimla.
Day 04: Shimla – Manali (280 kms/ 7 hrs)
After breakfast check out from hotel ,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 (Vyaas in Hindi) 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 on the road to Ladakh via the valley of Lahaul and Spiti and 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 05: Manali
After breakfast visit to city tour. Visiting Hadimba temple, the 450 years old Hadimba Devi Temple, the oldest temple in Manali, Vashisht Temple, Manu temple and picturesque Naggar Valley. Evening you can enjoy at mall road, later back to hotel, Free for leisure. overnight stay at hotel at Manali.
Day 06: Manali - Rohtang Pass – Manali (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 thatRohtang Pass (altitude 3940 mts.) is actually 51 kms. far from Manali, due to heavy snow covering the road, this pass is not accessible during heavy snow fall for Snow Point, and Solang Valley. Later back to hotel. Evening free for leisure, overnight stay at hotel at Manali.
Day 07: Manali – Dharamshala (200 kms/ 5 hrs)
After breakfast check out from hotel then 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 headquarter 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 08: Dharamshala – Mcleod Ganj – Dharamshala
After breakfast visit to Baijnath temple, one of the 12 Jyotirlingas also, Visit the Tibetan monastery in Maclodganj (upper Dharamshala) a seat of Tibetan spiritual leader Dalai Lama later visit Palmpur Tea Eatates, etc. later back to hotel. Rest of the day free for enjoy at mall road, overnight stay at hotel in Dharamshala.
Day 09: Dharamshala – Dalhousie (180 kms/ 04 hrs)
After healthy breakfast in the morning check out from the hotel and transfer to Dalhousie by Road.
Dalhousie: is a beautiful, quiet and peaceful small town of North India, famous among the honeymooners. Away from the maddening crowds of plains, Dalhousie is surrounded with attractive cottages, villas, sky touching deodar and pine trees and evergreen ornamental shrubs that makes it one of the most preferred tourist’s destinations in Himachal Pradesh.
On arrival at Dalhousie, check in to hotel. Evening free for leisure. Overnight stay at hotel at Dalhousie.
Day 10: Dalhousie
After breakfast visit to scenic walk to the Satdhara (seven springs) said to contain mica and medicinal properties (4 kms/1 hr), Martyr’s memorial at Panchpula (five bridges), and Shubhash Baoli, later back to hotel, evening enjoy at mall road. Overnight stay at hotel at Dalhousie.
Day 11: Dalhousie – Chandigarh (320 kms/ 07 hrs)
After healthy breakfast in the morning check out from the hotel and proceed to Chandigarh reach Chandigarh in the afternoon and check in at the hotel. Evening proceed for the sightseeing tour of Chandigarh city. Come back to the hotel. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 12: Chandigarh - Delhi (250 Kms/ 05 hrs)
After breakfast check out from hotel, drive towards Delhi. Arrive Delhi in the afternoon and proceed to airport to board your flight back to home. Tour ends with sweet memories.