Northern Splendour – Shimla Manali Tour Package
Shimla (02 Nights) - Manali (03 Nights) - Dharamshala (01 Night) - Dalhousie (02 Nights) - Chandigarh (01 Nights)
| Tour Code: 053
DAY 01 :
DELHI - SHIMLA
Arrival at New Delhi Railway Station / Airport and transfer to Shimla a drive of around 08 hours en-route visiting of Pinjore Garden and Timber Trail Parwanoo. Check into the hotel. Overnight at Shimla.
DAY 02 :
After breakfast excursion to Kufri. Kufri is famous for its Himalayan National Park, Poney and Yak ride and one can see the endless Himalayan Panorama from Kufri, after lunch sightseeing of various places in and around. Shimla mosques built in (1830), Vice regal Lodge built in (1885), Christ Church built in (1844), The Gaiety Theatre- the first beauty contest of world was supposed to start (1887), The Grindlays Bank (1912)- the world wide bank started by Robert Melville Grindlay, The Scandal Point and The famous Shopping Plaza of the North The Mall. Overnight at Shimla.
DAY 03 :
SHIMLA – MANALI
After breakfast check out from the hotel and drive to Manali a distance of 265 km 7 hrs. Overnight at Manali.
DAY 04 :
After breakfast sightseeing of Manali including Hadimba temple, Manu temple, Vashisht Bath, Van Vihar and evening free for shopping at the Mall. Overnight at Manali.
DAY 05 :
Excursion to Rohatang Pass. Situated at an altitude of 3979 mtrs above sea level and 51 kms outside Manali is the mighty Rohtang Pass - the gateway to Lahaul-Spiti Valley. It affords a wide panoramic view of the mountains. Here one sees the majesty of the mountains at its height and splendor. At the top of the pass the air seems to glitter against the snow as you look down over herringboned ridges into the Lahaul Valley. Evening at Leisure. Overnight at Manali.
DAY 06 :
MANALI – DHARAMSHALA
Drive to Dharmshala, a distance of 260 kilometers on the way stopping at Baijnath known for its Shiva Temple and further at Palampur famous for Tea Garden. Dharamshala is a hill-station lying on the spur of the Dhauladhar Mountains about 18 kms. north-east of Kangra. It is known for its scenic beauty set amidst high pine and oak trees. Since 1960, when it became the temporary headquarters of His Holiness The Dalai Lama, Dharamshala has risen to international repute as “The Little Lhasa in India”. Overnight at Dharamshala.
DAY 07 :
DHARAMSHALA – DALHOUSIE
After breakfast drive from Dharamshala towards Dalhousie after doing the local sightseeing of Places which includes, His holiness Dalai lama residence at Mc Leodgunj, War memorial, Bhagsunath Temple and Dal Lake. Reach Dalhousie in the evening. Overnight at Dalhousie.
DAY 08 :
Dalhousie has been named after the British Governor General of the 19th Century, Lord Dalhousie. Surrounded by varied vegetation - pines, dodders, oaks and flowering rhododendron. Local sightseeing of Dalhousie includes visit to Panjipula, Subhash Baoli and excursion to Khajjiar 24 km from Dalhousie surrounded by thick Deodar forest. Drive from Dalhousie to Khajjiar is awesome. Overnight at Dalhousie.
DAY 09 :
DALHOUSIE – CHANDIGARH
Check out from the hotel and drive to Chandigarh around 8 hours drive. Evening free for own activities. Overnight at Chandigarh.
DAY 10 :
CHANDIGARH – DELHI
After breakfast sightseeing of places in and around Chandigarh and later drive to Delhi and drop at Railway Station / Airport for onward journey.