Package HM 01
Tour Starts: Ex Delhi
Duration: 5 Nights/6 Days
Shimla (02 Nights ) Manali (2 Nights) Chandigarh (1 Night)
Day 1 Delhi to Shimla
(365 KM | 09 Hrs)
Pick up from Delhi Railway Station/ Airport and drive to Shimla. O/N Hotel
Shimla: The British empire may have ceased to exist, but its echo lingers on in Shimla (2205m). As the Summer Capital of the British in India, Shimla was the country’s focus for the better part of every year and now, is the state capital of Himachal Pradesh. Today, it has well-developed facilities, easy accessibility and numerous attractions making it one of India’s most popular hill resort. Situated in the lower ranges of the Himalayan mountains, 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. Within the town are a host of splendid colonial edifices, quaint cottages, and charming walks. Shimla offers a variety of shopping, sport and entertainment activities
Day 2 Shimla Local + Kufri Sightseeing
After breakfast excursion to Kufri+ Local sightseeing in Shimla place like:
Kufri: Kufri is a small hill station in Shimla district of Himachal Pradesh state in India. It is located 13 km from the state capital Shimla on the National Highway No.22.The name Kufri is derived from the word kufr meaning “lake” in the local language. The highest point in the surrounding region, Kufri has a Himalayan wildlife zoo which hosts rare antelopes, felines, and birds including the Himalayan Monal, the state bird of Himachal Pradesh. During winter a meandering path through the potato plantations turns into a popular ski track.
The Vice Regal Lodge: The Viceregal Lodge of Shimla is a heritage building that is situated on the Observatory Hill of Shimla. This building originally used to be the dwelling hub of the then Viceroy of India Lord Dufferin. The building is also termed as the ‘Rashtrapati Niwas’. The building bears the Scottish flavor of architecture in its every nook and corner. The design of the building is one of the greatest contribution made by Henry Irvine. Only the local woods like pine and cedar were used to construct this marvel. A library has been developed inside the lodge. Also, there is a baronial fireplace The building balconies provide a spectacular view of the Shimla mountain ranges covered in white snow. During the dusk hours, the sight of the sunset appears magnificent from the terrace of the Vice Regal Lodge of Shimla.
State Museum: The Shimla State Museum houses a huge collection of magnificent paintings, sculptures, coins, handicrafts, photos, etc of not only the state of Himachal Pradesh but outside too.
The Mall & Church Shimla: The Mall is the most attracting thing in the town. The Mall is the center of Shimla’s buzzing social life. It is a fairly level meandering esplanade that runs along the ridge. Tourists, both Indian and foreign, mingle with the locals and uniformed schoolchildren An amazing multitude of honeymooners, bright and beautifully clad young couples, flock to this hill resort from all over India, and stand coyly to be photographed. In the heyday of the British, the Mall often saw officers resplendent in their uniforms, memsahib in beautiful gowns and proud nannies behind baby prams taking their evening walk
Gaiety Theatre: Gaiety Theater, located on the Mall, was opened on the 30th of May, 1887. Many popular film personalities have performed on its stage.
Scandal Point: This is known to be the place where Prince of Patiala took panga with Daughter of Viceroy of India and thus the Scandal. Patiala Prince was thrown out of Shimla and he then made another town (with palace) at Chail near Shimla.
The evening is free to explore the Biggest Shopping Plaza of the north – The mall. O/N hotel
Day 3 Shimla to Manali
(265 KM | 8 Hrs)
After breakfast check out from the hotel a distance of 265 km 7 hrs. O/N Hotel
Manali: Manali which lies in the lap of the Kullu valley is one of the most visited tourist spots. It is located at an altitude of 2050 meters above sea level and is spread along the banks of the river Beas.
Manali derived its name from Manavalaya meaning the abode of Manu or “Home of Manu” and here, the temples are treated as pilgrimages. Its cool atmosphere provides a perfect haven for the ones afflicted by the hot Indian summers. Manali is also famous for adventure sports like skiing, hiking, mountaineering, pparagliding rafting, trekking, kayaking, and mountain biking. Manali is quite famous for its lush green forests of deodar and snow capped mountains.
Day 4 Manali Local
Full day sightseeing of Manali Hidimba Temple, Manu Temple, Tibetan monastery and evening at explore the local market. O/N Hotel
Hidimba Temple – Also referred to as Dhoongri temple, the temple is dedicated to Goddess Hadimba who was wife of mightiest of the five Pandavas – Bhim. Amidst Indian Cedar Forest, the temple is a must-see.
Manu Maharaj Temple Dedicated to the Rishi Manu after whom the town is named, it attracts people because of being one of its type. There are no temples dedicated to Him except for this.
Van Vihar Park – Good place to have an evening break with family and kids, it has a children’s park and a small pond for boating experience.
Vashisth: (3 km)] : Well known for its hot springs. There are old temples dedicated to the sage Vashisth and to Lord Rama.
Excursion to Rohtang Pass (Guest Own on direct payment & Subject to Permit)
Day 5 Manali to Chandigarh
(320 KM | 09 Hrs)
After breakfast checkout from hotel and drive to Chandigarh O/N Hotel
Chandigarh is the 1st planned modern city of India designed by the French architect Le Corbusier. The city was named after the mother goddess of power, Chandi, whose temple Chandimandu is a feature of the new city.
Day 6 Chandigarh to Delhi Drop
(265 KM | 6 Hrs )
After breakfast checkout from the hotel and drive to Delhi station /Airport drop