SHIMLA Situated in the north-west Himalayas, Shimla is the capital of Himachal Pradesh. Spread across 12 kms along a ridge that overlooks terraced hillsides and cultivations, Shimla is magnificently robed in dense forests of oak and pine, fur and rhododendron, and it is best to travel here on the slow train from Kalka. Shimla also is a convenient base for variety of adventure sports such as Skiing, Trekking, Fishing and Golfing etc.
MANALI Once called the "end of the habitable world," Manali is an important Shimla Hillshill station of northern India and is the destination of thousands of tourists every year. Its cool atmosphere provides a perfect haven for the ones afflicted by the hot Indian summers. Besides offering quite a few places for sightseeing, Manali is also famous for adventure sports like skiing, hiking, mountaineering, paragliding, rafting, trekking, kayaking, and mountain biking. In brief, Manali-the veritable "valley of the Gods"-is an ideal place for the ones in search of both adventure and comfort.
DAY 01: DELHI / CHANDIGARH - SHIMLA
Drive from Delhi to Shimla (343 kms, 10 hrs) arrive Shimla. Transfer to hotel. Overnight at Shimla.
DAY 02: SHIMLA CITY TOUR
One of the most popular hill Resorts of the North. The town is situated at an altitude of 6810 ft, initially chosen as a sanatorium for invalid European officers, but soon developed into a big hill town and became the summer capital of the country. There are ample opportunities in Shimla for sports. Riding in Jakhu, Tennis and Squash at the club racing and Cricket at annandale, Golf at Naldera and winter sking at Kufri. Dinner and Overnight at hotel.
DAY 03: SHIMLA - MANALI
Drive from Shimla to Manali (280 kms . 10 hrs) Arrive Manali Transfer to hotel. Dinner and Overnight at hotel.
DAY 04: MANALI - LOCAL SIGHT SEEING
Walk through town visiting newly constructed Buddhist Monastery. Hadimba Devi temple-It is small temple situated in the dense forest is very interesting . Hadimba is said to be the wife of Bhima from the epic of Mahabharata. Vashist, it is an extremely picturesque little place clinging to the steep hill side. On the way up to the village you come upon the Vashist hot baths where a natural sulphar spring is piped into a modern bath -house. Dinner and Overnight at Manali.
DAY 05: MANALI - ROHTANG PASS
(AT OWN COST)
Full day tour of Rohtang Pass – The majesty of the mountains and the glaciers can be seen at their best, you have next two hours to enjoy this snowy haven. Take a sledge ride down the slopes, try your luck climbing the little snow hills. On you’re descents to Manali, halt at the Rahalla falls and Solang Valley. The Magnificent views and natural beauty are a never-ending source of delight. Also halt at Marhi, Ralha falls, Nehru Kund. Return to the hotel for Overnight stay at Manali.
Day 06 – MANALI TO CHANDIGARH
/ PARWANOO (320kms)
Morning drive to Chandigarh. Arrive Chandigarh check in
the hotel and now proceed to
sightseeing tour of Chandigarh including Rock Garden,
constructed almost entirely out of city garbage; Rose
Garden 30 landscaped acres containing a variety
of 1600 roses; Museum & Art Gallery housing a good
collection of sculptures and paintings. Overnight at
Day 07 – AIRPORT / RAILWAY STATION DROP
After breakfast we checkout from hotel and proceed for
Airport / Railway Station. TOUR END