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Himachal Special - II

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 TO SHIMLA (370KMS)
Arrive Delhi and transfer by road to Shimla (343 Kms / 8 hrs) the former summer capital of British India, set amidst the snow capped Shivalik Mountains which offers some of the most stunning views of the mighty Himalayas. Overnight stay at hotel.

Day 02 –SHIMLA – KUFRI - SHIMLA
Morning tour of Shimla - Kalbadevi 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.

Day 03 – SHIMLA TO MANALI (260kms)
In the morning drive to Manali a 7/8 Hours drive 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
Morning proceed for a half day tour of Manali visiting Hadimba Devi Temple – built in the tranquil and serene woods, Vashisth Bath, Tibetan Monastery, and Roerich art Gallery. In the afternoon half day tour of Naggar Castle and local Bazaar. Return to the hotel for Overnight stay.

Day 05 – MANALI
Full day tour of Rohtang Pass  (AT OWN COST) – 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.

Day 06 – MANALI TO DHARAMSALA (235kms)
After breakfast drive to Dharamshala. Arrive Dharamshala and check in at hotel. After you will visit Baijnath - the oldest existing Shiva temple in the country, War Memorial, Kanga Art Museum, Dally Lake, McLeodganj, St. Johns Church etc. Overnight at the Hotel.

Day 07 – DHARAMSALA TO DALHOUSIE (143kms)
Morning after breakfast departs for Dalhousie (4 hrs.). 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
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 TO PATHANKOT (CHAKKIBANK)
After breakfast we checkout from hotel and proceed for Chakkibank. Drop at Railway Station. TOUR END
 

Manali Hotels
(3 Nights)
Shimla Hotels
(2 Nights)
Dharamsala Hotels ( 1 Night) Dalhousie Hotels (2 Nights) Chandigarh Hotels
(1 Night)
Rates Per Person
Hotel Harmony Hotel Gulmarg Hotel Snowcrest Inn Hotel Spring / Hotel Topaz Hotel Sunstar / Diamond Inn 11705
" De Park / Aachaman Regency Hotel Monaric Hills " Classic Pinjore / Silky Resort 12785
Hotel Jessica / A Star Regency /Armaan Cottage /Harmony Cottage Hotel Gulmarg Hotel Snowcrest Inn Hotel Spring / Hotel Topaz Hotel Sunstar / Diamond Inn 12515
  De Park / Aachaman Regency Hotel Monaric Hills " Classic Pinjore / Silky Resort 13595
  Hotel Himdev / Hot Spring Tattapani /Sukh Sagar Regency Anand Palace / Anupam Resort Mohan Palace / Himalayan Resort Sunpark Resort / Diamond Plaza 15158
Ishaan Resort / Prini Palace / A Star Regency Hotel Gulmarg Hotel Snowcrest Inn Hotel Spring / Hotel Topaz Hotel Sunstar / Diamond Inn 13528
  De Park / Aachaman Regency Hotel Monaric Hills " Classic Pinjore / Silky Resort 14608
  Hotel Himdev / Hot Spring Tattapani /Sukh Sagar Regency Anand Palace / Anupam Resort Mohan Palace / Himalayan Resort Sunpark Resort / Diamond Plaza 16170
Shingaar Regency De Park / Aachaman Regency Hotel Monaric Hills Hotel Spring / Hotel Topaz Classic Pinjore / Silky Resort 17645
  Hotel Himdev / Hot Spring Tattapani /Sukh Sagar Regency Anand Palace / Anupam Resort Mohan Palace / Himalayan Resort Sunpark Resort / Diamond Plaza 19208
  Kufri Holiday Homes/ Ceder Grand Spring Valley / UNA Comfort Nandini Indrapastha Resort / Dalhousie Heights City Heart Premium / Marc Royale 23248
Snowvalley Resort De Park / Aachaman Regency Hotel Monaric Hills Hotel Spring / Hotel Topaz Classic Pinjore / Silky Resort 16025
  Hotel Himdev / Hot Spring Tattapani /Sukh Sagar Regency Anand Palace / Anupam Resort Mohan Palace / Himalayan Resort Sunpark Resort / Diamond Plaza 17588
  Kufri Holiday Homes/ Ceder Grand Spring Valley / UNA Comfort Nandini Indrapastha Resort / Dalhousie Heights City Heart Premium / Marc Royale 21688
Royal Park Resort /Manali Heights De Park / Aachaman Regency Hotel Monaric Hills Hotel Spring / Hotel Topaz Classic Pinjore / Silky Resort 15620
  Hotel Himdev / Hot Spring Tattapani /Sukh Sagar Regency Anand Palace / Anupam Resort Mohan Palace / Himalayan Resort Sunpark Resort / Diamond Plaza 17183
  Kufri Holiday Homes/ Ceder Grand Spring Valley / UNA Comfort Nandini Indrapastha Resort / Dalhousie Heights City Heart Premium / Marc Royale 21223
  Toshali Royal View " " Palmdale / Diamond Plaza (Regal Room) 20345
De Vivendi De Park / Aachaman Regency Hotel Monaric Hills Hotel Spring / Hotel Topaz Classic Pinjore / Silky Resort 16430
  Hotel Himdev / Hot Spring Tattapani /Sukh Sagar Regency Anand Palace / Anupam Resort Mohan Palace / Himalayan Resort Sunpark Resort / Diamond Plaza 17993
  Kufri Holiday Homes/ Ceder Grand Spring Valley / UNA Comfort Nandini Indrapastha Resort / Dalhousie Heights City Heart Premium / Marc Royale 22033
  Toshali Royal View " " Palmdale / Diamond Plaza (Regal Room) 21155
Quality Inn River Country  / River Crescent Hotel Himdev / Hot Spring Tattapani /Sukh Sagar Regency Anand Palace / Anupam Resort Indrapastha Resort / Dalhousie Heights Sunpark Resort / Diamond Plaza 21233
  Kufri Holiday Homes/ Ceder Grand Spring Valley / UNA Comfort Nandini " City Heart Premium / Marc Royale 25273
  Toshali Royal View " " Palmdale / Diamond Plaza (Regal Room) 24395
Manali Inn Toshali Royal View Spring Valley / UNA Comfort Nandini Indrapastha Resort / Dalhousie Heights Palmdale / Diamond Plaza (Regal Room) 23113
  Kufri Holiday Homes/ Ceder Grand " " City Heart Premium / Marc Royale 26724
  Marigold Cottages Blossom Village " Lemon Tree / Maryland 24159
Apple Country Toshali Royal View Spring Valley / UNA Comfort Nandini Indrapastha Resort / Dalhousie Heights Palmdale / Diamond Plaza (Regal Room) 26385
  Kufri Holiday Homes/ Ceder Grand " " City Heart Premium / Marc Royale 27431
  Marigold Cottages Blossom Village " Lemon Tree / Maryland 29996
  Tarika Jungle Retreat Asia Health Resort Grandview Belle Vista / K.C. Royal 32696
Manuallaya Resort Marigold Cottages Blossom Village Indrapastha Resort / Dalhousie Heights Lemon Tree / Maryland 33305
  Tarika Jungle Retreat Asia Health Resort Grandview Belle Vista / K.C. Royal 36005
  Eastbourne Resort " Grandview (Lux. Room) Timber Trail Heights 40393
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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  18500  20500  22000  22800  23800  26500  42000  43000

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%