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Himachal Katra Special

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.

DHARAMSALA - stands at the foot of Dhauladhar and has a magnificent view of snowy peaks, deodar and pine forests, tea gardens and beautiful hills. The snow line is perhaps more easily accessible at Dharamsala than any other hill station in India. Dharamsala now really has become international, with a number of Tibetan settlements and the residence of Noble Laureate the ‘Dalai Lama'. Dharamsala is divided into two distinct parts : lower Dharamsala the civil and business area with Courts and Kotwali bazaar and upper Dharamsala composed of places like Mcleod Ganj and Forsyth Ganj.

DALHOUSIE -  Dalhousie is a quiet town, with a sense of enchantment. This hill station spreads over five low-level hills at the western edge of the Dhauladhar range, just east of the Ravi River. The picturesque town is interspersed with the colonial-era buildings, low roofed stalls and hotels. The pine-covered slopes around it are intersected with paths and treks, which are ideal for short undemanding walks. The gateway to the Chamba Valley, this colonial town was established in 1854 by
Dalhousie

the British governor-general Lord Dalhousie. Covering an area of 14 sq.-km and surroundedby alpine vegetation, Dalhausie has charming architecture and panoramic views of both plains and the whitecapped views of the mountainous ranges.

DAY 01 – DELHI – SHIMLA (380 Km / 10 hrs Drive)
In the morning drive to Shimla. Shimla perched at 7000 feet above sea level, The heady combinations of Chill mountain air, orchards and colonial charms still make Shimla a dream get away. Upon arrival check-in to your hotel, Full day city tour – The Ridge – famous for its neo – Gothic structures, Lakkar Bazaar - popular for its wood crafts and souvenirs , Jakhoo Hill, St. Michael’s Cathedral and State Museum. for Overnight stay in Shimla .

DAY 02: SHIMLA CITY TOUR
Morning tour of Shimla -. Kalabadevi Temple, Jakhu Temple, Hanuman Temple or stop for a while at the beautiful stained – glass - windows of Christ Church, which was built in the 1850 ‘s. Afternoon excursion to 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, evening free to enjoy the scenic beauty of Kufri. Overnight at Hotel in Shimla.

DAY 03: SHIMLA  - MANALI (360 KM / 10 HRS DRIVE)
In the morning drive to Manali take you to the valley of Gods, is a combination of natural splendor and rich cultural heritage. On arrival check-in at the hotel. Rest of the day at leisure. Overnight at the 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 DHARAMSALA (225 KM/8 HRS DRIVE)
In the morning drive to Dharamshala, on arrival check in at the Hotel. Overnight at the hotel.

DAY 07 – DHARAMSHALA –DALHOUSIE (95 KM/4 HRS)
Morning after breakfast depart for Dalhousie . Situated at 2039 mts in the outer slope s of the Dhaula Dhar range with its natural beauty and natural surroundings. On arrival check- in at the hotel. Rest of the day for leisure and shopping. Overnight at the hotel.

DAY 08 – DALHOUSIE – KHAJJIAR – DALHOUSIE
Full day sightseeing to Khajjiar, 18 kms from. Dalhousie. Its one of the most scenic saucer shaped Plateau and is surrounded by dense pine and deodar forests, its beauty has further been enhanced by a small lake in the center with a floating island and 9-hole golf course here are the other interesting places to cover. Return to Dalhousie and overnight at the hotel.

DAY 09 – DALHOUSIE – KATRA (150KM / 5 HRS)
Morning after breakfast drive to katra . Check In Hotel . Over night stay in katra.

DAY 10 – KATRA
Early Morning after refresh leave immediately for Mata Devi Darshan. Return Hotel during late evening & over Night stay in katra.

DAY 11 – KATRA TO PATHANKOT / CHAKKIBANK
After breakfast we checkout from hotel and drop at Pathankot / Chakkibank. TOUR END

Manali Hotels
(3 Nights)
Shimla Hotels
(2 Nights)
Dharamsala Hotels
(1 Night)
Dalhousie Hotels
(2 Night)
Katra Hotels
(2 Night)
Off Season
From 8th April to 31st March 2013
Season
(Diwali)
          MAP
(Breakfast & Dinner)
CP
(Breakfast Only)
MAP
(Breakfast & Dinner)
Hotel Harmony  / A Star Regency Hotel Gulmarg Hotel Snowcrest Hotel Topaz Bali Palace / Hotel Aashirwad 10861 10061 13123
" Moon International Morainic Hills Himalayan Resort " 11604 10804 13966
" De Park /Aachaman Regency " " " 11941 11141 13359
Hotel Jessica / A Star Regency /Armaan Cottage Hotel Gulmarg Hotel Snowcrest Hotel Topaz Bali Palace / Hotel Aashirwad 11266 10466 13528
" Moon International Morainic Hills Himalayan Resort " 12009 11209 14371
" De Park /Aachaman Regency " " " 12346 11546 13764
" Hotel Himdev/ Hot Spring Tattapani Spring Valley / Anupam Resort Mohan Palace / Sagarika Bhawani'z Residency 13291 12491 14945
Harmony Cottage Hotel Gulmarg Hotel Snowcrest Hotel Topaz Bali Palace / Hotel Aashirwad 11570 10770 13933
" Moon International Morainic Hills Himalayan Resort " 12313 11513 14776
" De Park /Aachaman Regency " " " 12650 11850 14169
" Hotel Himdev/ Hot Spring Tattapani Spring Valley / Anupam Resort Mohan Palace / Sagarika Bhawani'z Residency 13595 12795 15350
Ishaan Resort /Dreamview Resort Moon International Morainic Hills Himalayan Resort Bali Palace / Hotel Aashirwad 12616 11816 14776
" De Park /Aachaman Regency " " " 12954 12154 14169
" Hotel Himdev/ Hot Spring Tattapani Spring Valley / Anupam Resort Mohan Palace / Sagarika Bhawani'z Residency 13899 13099 15350
Snowvalley Resort/ Shingaar Regency De Park /Aachaman Regency Morainic Hills Hiamalayan Resort Bali Palace / Hotel Aashirwad 13663 12863 14979
" Hotel Himdev/ Hot Spring Tattapani Spring Valley / Anupam Resort Mohan Palace / Sagarika Bhawani'z Residency 14608 13808 16160
" Sukh Sagar Regency " " " 15148 14148 17105
" Brightland Hotel Imperial Heights Mongas / Dalhousie Heights " 17475 16475 18487
De Vivendi /Royal Park Resort/ Manali Heights De Park /Aachaman Regency Morainic Hills Himalayan Resort Bhawani'z Residency 14270 13470 16599
" Hotel Himdev/ Hot Spring Tattapani Spring Valley / Anupam Resort Mohan Palace / Sagarika " 14305 13605 16970
" Sukh Sagar Regency " " " 14945 13945 17915
" Brightland Hotel Imperial Heights Mongas / Dalhousie Heights " 17272 16272 19297
" Toshali Royal View UNA Comfort Indraprastha Bali Resort 19468 18268 21918
Snow Crest Manor Hotel Himdev/ Hot Spring Tattapani Spring Valley / Anupam Resort Mohan Palace / Sagarika Bhawani'z Residency 14911 14111 16363
" Sukh Sagar Regency " " " 15451 14451 17308
" Brightland Hotel Imperial Heights Mongas / Dalhousie Heights " 17779 16779 18690
" Toshali Royal View UNA Comfort Indraprasth Bali Resort 19974 18774 21310
Mapple River Crescent Sukh Sagar Regency Spring Valley / Anupam Resort Mohan Palace / Sagarika Bhawani'z Residency 16768 15768 18725
" Brightland Hotel Imperial Heights Mongas / Dalhousie Heights " 19095 18095 20107
" Toshali Royal View UNA Comfort Indraprasth Bali Resrot 21290 20090 22728
" Kufri Holiday Homes " " " 21898 20698 23673
Manali Inn Toshali Royal View UNA Comfort Indraprastha Bali Resort 21290 20090 23133
" Kufri Holiday Homes " " " 21898 20698 24078
" Marigold Cottages Asia Health Resort Grand View / Mount View K.C .Residency 23248 22048 26020
Quality Inn River Country Toshali Royal View UNA Comfort Indraprastha Bali Resort 22606 21406 23943
" Kufri Holiday Homes " " " 23214 22014 24888
" Marigold Cottages Asia Health Resort Grand View / Mount View K.C .Residency 24564 23364 27230
Apple Country Toshali Royal View UNA Comfort Indraprastha Bali Resort 23821 22621 25158
" Kufri Holiday Homes " " " 24429 23229 26103
" Marigold Cottages Asia Health Resort Grand View / Mount View K.C .Residency 25779 24579 28445
" Tarika Jungle Retreat " " Country Inn 28884 27684 29998
Manuallaya Resort Marigold Cottages Asia Health Resort Grand View / Mount View K.C. Residency 29302 28102 31766
" Tarika Jungle Retreat " " Country Inn 32407 31207 33319
" Eastbourne Resort " " " 33757 32557 35546
Hotel Cost (Per Person) - From 05th April to 15th July 2013
Manali Hotels
(3 Nights)
Shimla Hotels
(2 Nights)
Dharamsala Hotels ( 1 Night) Dalhousie Hotels (2 Nights) Katra Hotels (2 Nights) Rates Per Person
Hotel Harmony Hotel Gulmarg Hotel Snowcrest Inn Hotel Spring / Hotel Topaz Bali Palace 13055
" De Park / Aachaman Regency Hotel Monaric Hills " " 13933
Hotel Jessica / A Star Regency /Armaan Cottage /Harmony Cottage Hotel Gulmarg Hotel Snowcrest Inn Hotel Spring / Hotel Topaz Bali Palace 13865
  De Park / Aachaman Regency Hotel Monaric Hills " " 14743
  Hotel Himdev / Hot Spring Tattapani/Sukh Sagar Regency Anand Palace / Anupam Resort Mohan Palace / Himalayan Resort Bali Resort 17206
Ishaan Resort / Prini Palace / A Star Regency Hotel Gulmarg Hotel Snowcrest Inn Hotel Spring / Hotel Topaz Bali Palace 14878
  De Park / Aachaman Regency Hotel Monaric Hills " " 15755
  Hotel Himdev / Hot Spring Tattapani/Sukh Sagar Regency Anand Palace / Anupam Resort Mohan Palace / Himalayan Resort Bali Resort 18219
Shingaar Regency De Park / Aachaman Regency Hotel Monaric Hills Hotel Spring / Hotel Topaz Bali Palace 18793
  Hotel Himdev / Hot Spring Tattapani/Sukh Sagar Regency Anand Palace / Anupam Resort Mohan Palace / Himalayan Resort " 20041
  Kufri Holiday Homes/ Ceder Grand Spring Valley / UNA Comfort Nandini Indrapastha Resort / Dalhousie Heights Bali Resort 24800
Snowvalley Resort De Park / Aachaman Regency Hotel Monaric Hills Hotel Spring / Hotel Topaz Bali Palace 17173
  Hotel Himdev / Hot Spring Tattapani/Sukh Sagar Regency Anand Palace / Anupam Resort Mohan Palace / Himalayan Resort " 18421
  Kufri Holiday Homes/ Ceder Grand Spring Valley / UNA Comfort Nandini Indrapastha Resort / Dalhousie Heights Bali Resort 23180
Royal Park Resort /Manali Heights De Park / Aachaman Regency Hotel Monaric Hills Hotel Spring / Hotel Topaz Bali Palace 16768
  Hotel Himdev / Hot Spring Tattapani/Sukh Sagar Regency Anand Palace / Anupam Resort Mohan Palace / Himalayan Resort " 18016
  Kufri Holiday Homes/ Ceder Grand Spring Valley / UNA Comfort Nandini Indrapastha Resort / Dalhousie Heights Bali Resort 22775
  Toshali Royal View " " " 22235
De Vivendi De Park / Aachaman Regency Hotel Monaric Hills Hotel Spring / Hotel Topaz Bali Palace 17578
  Hotel Himdev / Hot Spring Tattapani/Sukh Sagar Regency Anand Palace / Anupam Resort Mohan Palace / Himalayan Resort " 18826
  Kufri Holiday Homes/ Ceder Grand Spring Valley / UNA Comfort Nandini Indrapastha Resort / Dalhousie Heights Bali Resort 23585
  Toshali Royal View " " " 23045
Quality Inn River Country  / River Crescent Hotel Himdev / Hot Spring Tattapani/Sukh Sagar Regency Anand Palace / Anupam Resort Indrapastha Resort / Dalhousie Heights Bali Palace 22066
  Kufri Holiday Homes/ Ceder Grand Spring Valley / UNA Comfort Nandini " Bali Resort 26825
  Toshali Royal View " " " 26285
Manali Inn Toshali Royal View Spring Valley / UNA Comfort Nandini Indrapastha Resort / Dalhousie Heights Bali Resort 23821
  Kufri Holiday Homes/ Ceder Grand " " " 25711
  Marigold Cottages Blossom Village " Hotel White 29154
Apple Country Toshali Royal View Spring Valley / UNA Comfort Nandini Indrapastha Resort / Dalhousie Heights Bali Resort 27094
  Kufri Holiday Homes/ Ceder Grand " " " 28984
  Marigold Cottages Blossom Village " Hotel White 32426
  Tarika Jungle Retreat Asia Health Resort Grandview " 34384
Manuallaya Resort Marigold Cottages Blossom Village Indrapastha Resort / Dalhousie Heights Hotel White 35735
  Tarika Jungle Retreat Asia Health Resort Grandview " 37693
  Eastbourne Resort " Grandview (Lux. Room) K.C. Residency 41743
(Breakfast & Dinner) (Breakfast & Dinner) (Breakfast & Dinner) (Breakfast & Dinner)    
    
Vehicle Type Non AC Indica AC Indica AC Indigo Non AC Tavera AC Tavera AC Innova 12 Seater Tempo 12 Seater AC Tempo
Charge for Entire Tour  21500  24000  25500  28800  30000  32500  46000  48500

Extra Adult = 45% of the Hotel Cost
Extra Child With Bed = 35% of the Hotel Cost
Extra Child Without Bed = 25% of the Hotel Cost
Extra GST 3.09%