Highlights

Retaining their age-old customs and traditions, the people of Himachal Pradesh are
proud of their rich cultural heritage. Be it adventure, scenic beauty, salubrious climate or rich cultural heritage, Himachal offers it all.
Popularly known as the “queen of hill stations”, Shimla mesmerises its tourists with its
snow-capped peaks, cascading waterfalls, romantic lakes, beautiful valleys and
pleasant climate. Encompassed in sheer natural beauty, Manali is a fascinating hill
station located in the majestic Himalayan mountains of Himachal Pradesh.

Itinerary

  • Duration: 09 Nights | 10 Days
  • Countries: India
  • Cities: Delhi
  • Minimum persons:Any
  • Starting Point: Chandigarh
  • Ending Point: Chandigarh
Introduction

Chandigarh – Shimla – Kufri – Chail – Shimla – Manali– Manikaran -Dharamshala– Dalhousie– Pathankot

Day

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Arrive Chandigarh and get driven to Shimla. Enjoy the Scenic Himalayas from the window of your cab when you enter Himachal Pradesh . On the ways, stopover at Pinjore Garden and rope way at Timber Trail Resort if time permits. Check in to the Hotel. Rest of the day is at leisure. Overnight stay in Shimla

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Early morning, after Breakfast Travel towards the famous hill spot of Kufri. Stop over at Sankat Mochan Temple on the way. Get yourself free to enjoy the scenic beauty of Wild Flower Hall, Kufri. Fagu, and Indira Gandhi Holiday Home. Later drive to Chail and visit the Palace of former Maharaja of Patiala. Return to the Hotel. Ideal time for shopping and eating out at restaurants on the mall road. Overnight stay in Shimla.

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Early morning transfer by road to Manali (7 – 8 hrs), valley of Gods, is a combination of natural splendour and rich cultural heritage, located in the ancient Kullu valley,surrounded by towering peaks at an arm length. Arrive and check in the hotel. Rest of the day at leisure. Overnight stay in Manali.

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In morning, proceed to visit the Rohtang Pass /Snow point(subject to weather conditions), the highest point in Manali at a height of 4,112 m, which simply offers panoramic view of mountains rising far above the clouds & which are simply breathtaking. After enjoying this snowy heaven, take a sledge ride down the slopes & try luck by climbing the little snow hills. On descending 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. Overnight stay in Manali.

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Full day excursion visiting Manikaran ( Hot water springs) enroute Kasaul and Kullu –Shamshi (A Famous industry for Kullu Shawl). Overnight stay at Manali hotel.

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Morning proceed by road to Dharamshala (280 kms / 6-7 hrs). Arrive and check in to hotel. Rest of the day is at leisure Overnight stay in Dharamshala

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Morning proceed to visit the Baijnath temple, one of the 12 Jyotirlingas. Later visit the Tibetan monastery in Mcleodganj (upper Dharamshala), official residence of Dalai Lama the exiled Tibetan Leader and Dal lake. Rest of the day is at leisure or explore local Tibetan markets at the Mcleodgunj. Overnight stay in Dharamshala.

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Morning check out from the Hotel & then proceed by road to Dalhousie Rest of the day is at leisure. Overnight stay in Dalhousie.

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Full day at leisure. Visit Sat Dhara, Panji Pulla and Shubhash Baoli.Overnight stay at Hotel. Later drive to Khajjiar, 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. This place is also called the Switzerland of India and a stone brought from Switzerland has been installed here.  Return to Dalhousie in the evening.

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Morning free at Leisure. Later Transfer to railway station / airport for your onward destination.