Get yourself lost in the beautiful Himalayan surroundings of Shimla and Manali. Explore the most gorgeous valleys, high mountains, thick forests. Let valleys of Himachal turn your 'just holiday' into the best tour. A 10 day and 9 nights long sojourn to this beautiful hill station in North India will revitalize your sense with new energy and will leave you with memories to be cherished for life. The tour includes various gorgeous hill stations of state to beat the summer heat of the plains. The included destinations are Delhi, Chandigarh, Dalhousie, Chamba, Dharamshala, Khajjiar, Manali and Shimla. Explore all the main tourist destinations under the guidance of expert guides and historians. Chandigarh, the city of gardens designed by the Nawab Fidal Khan, who was an architect and foster brother to Aurangzeb. Then explore pleasant weather at the soothing environs of Shimla which is often referred as "Queen of Hills". In Manali explore the culture of the town and wander on the Mall Road. Dharamshala will be full of calm and solace perfect for a rejuvenating sojourn to the hills. In Khajjiar, experience the title of Mini Switzerland. Khajjiar is a small charming plateau in Himachal Pradesh nestled in the foothills of Dhauladhar ranges of Western Himalayas. A full day sightseeing in Dalhousie will be another picturesque experience in Himachal Pradesh. Nestled in the Dhauladhar mountain series, Dalhousie gives a panoramic view of snow-capped peaks.
Tour Duration : ( 09 Nights / 10 Days )
Destinations Covered : Delhi - Chandigarh - Shimla - Kullu - Manali - Dharamsala - Khajjiar - Dalhousie.
Day 01 : Delhi / Chandigarh / Shimla (355 kms)
Pick up from Delhi Airport / Railway station drive to Shimla en route visit to Pinjore Garden. The garden is in the village of Pinjore lie 22 km from Chandigarh on the Ambala-Shimla road. The Gardens were designed by the Nawab Fidal Khan. He was an architect and foster brother to Aurangzeb upon arrival Check-in at your Hotel at, Dinner & Overnight stay.
Day 02 : Shimla - Kufri
After breakfast proceed for full day tour to Kufri : Kufri is another famous holiday destination of Himachal in India near Shimla. The snow-capped slopes and beautiful sceneries along with skiing and horse ride and yak ride opportunities attract lots of tourist to Kufri. Jakhu Temple - Shimla, The early morning hike up to the Jakhu, or "monkey", temple is something like a tradition in Shimla. Dedicated to the monkey god, Jakhu temple stands on the top of the hill (2455m), offering a panoramic view of the Himalayas Chirst Church Shimla. Overnight at hotel in Shimla.
Day 03 : Shimla - Kullu - Manali (260 kms)
After breakfast leave for Manali by surface. En-route to Manali visit Kullu Valley-the Valley of Gods. Kullu Valley is just like a dreamland where the beautiful Beas River runs through the middle of the valley. Transfer to hotel. Spend the rest of the day at leisure at hotel. Overnight at hotel.
Day 04 : In Manali
After breakfast sightseeing of places in and around Manali, Like Hadimba temple, Manu temple, Vashisht Bath, Van Vihar, Tibetan Monastery, Club House and evening shopping at the local market Mall Road. Dinner at hotel, Overnight Stay.
Day 05 : Manali – Snow Point
Manali is one the most famous destinations of Himachal Pradesh, India. The location of Rohtang Pass and Solang Valley from Manali is an added advantage. After breakfast proceed for a full day tour to Rohtang Pass. Overnight at hotel in Manali.
Day 06 : Manali - Dharamsala (240 kms)
After breakfast leave for Dharamsala by surface. Check into a pre-booked hotel. En route visit Palampur, Chamunda Davi temple. Overnight at hotel.
Day 07 : Dharamsala Local sightseeing
After breakfast leave for Visit to Mc Leodganj the seat of his holiness Dalai Lama. The other sightseeing worth visiting are Kangra Art Museum & Kotwali Bazaar. Kotwali bazaar is Dharamsalas busiest area. It offers all the charm of a small town marketplace with small shops selling local goods and all sorts of people wandering around it. Bhagsu Nag Temple : Bhagsu Nag temple is in Bhagsu Village about a km from McCleodganj. The temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva and has great historical significance. About seven streams, like miniature waterfalls flow here and these are considered holy with cleansing properties by devotees. A freshwater spring also flows through the temple and bathing in its waters is considered a spiritual experience in itself. Overnight at hotel.
Day 08 : Dharamshala - Khajjiar - Mini Switzerland / Dalhousie
After breakfast take excursion tour of Khajjiar. On this day visit the Switzerland of India. Khajjiar enjoys the title of Mini Switzerland. Khajjiar is a small picturesque plateauin Himachal Pradesh nestled in the foothills of Dhauladhar ranges of Western Himalayas. The scenic hill station Khajjiar is just 20 miles from Dalhousie and tourists enjoy the drive from Dalhousie to Khajjiar through the dense forest of pine and deodar. There are Khajjiar temple & small Lake also. Afternoon drive for Dalhousie. Overnight at Hotel
Day 09 : Dalhousie
After breakfast proceed for a full day sightseeing tour of Dalhousie, its an another picturesque hill station in Himachal Pradesh, India. Nestled in the Dhauladhar mountain range, Dalhousie gives a panoramic view of snow-capped peaks. The sightseeing points included are : Panchpula (picnic Spot), Satdhara (Springs with medicinal properties), Kynance (a private residential building of Dharamvirs), Subhash Baoli, Laxmi Narayan Temple. Overnight at hotel.
Day 10 : Dalhousie –Delhi (550 kms / 8-9 hrs)
After breakfast drive to Ambala / Delhi in time transfer to Railway station or Airport for onward destination.