Shimla is the capital of the northern Indian state of Himachal Pradesh, in the Himalayan foothills. Once the summer capital of British India, it remains the terminus of the narrow-gauge Kalka-Shimla Railway, completed in 1903. It’s also known for the handicraft shops that line The Mall, a pedestrian avenue, as well as the Lakkar Bazaar, a market specializing in wooden toys and crafts.
Manali is a high-altitude Himalayan resort town in India’s northern Himachal Pradesh state. It has a reputation as a backpacking center and honeymoon destination. Set on the Beas River, it’s a gateway for skiing in the Solang Valley and trekking in Parvati Valley. It's also a jumping-off point for paragliding, rafting and mountaineering in the Pir Panjal mountains, home to 4,000m-high Rohtang Pass.
Day 01: Delhi - Shimla (380 kms/8/9hrs)
Travel by surface from Delhi to Shimla
Shimla: former summer capital of British India & now a capital of Himachal Pradesh, set amidst the snowcappedshivalik mountain ranges offering some stunning views of the mighty Himalayas, it is surrounded by pine deodar, oak and rhododendron forests. Towards the north lie the snow-covered high-ranges, while the valleys breathe whispering streams and swaying fields. Shimla offers a variety of shopping, sport and entertainment activities.
Arrive Shimla Check in to the Hotel. Rest of the day is at leisure, evening enjoy at mall road. Later back to hotel. overnight saty at hotel in Shimla.
Day 02: Shimla -Kufri- Shimla (24 kms.)
After breakfast visit to half day city tour visiting Indian Institute of Advanced Studies, SankatMochan Temple and Jakhu temple,
Afternoon visit to excursion tour of Kufri.
KUFRI: India's one of the best holiday paradise Kufri in Shimla is beautifully tucked on an altitude of 2,622 meter. The place is a tourist hotspot for its awesome scenic and sports activities. Evening free to stroll in the famous shopping place of Shimla town – “THE MALL & THE RIDGE” This large open space in the heart of town presents excellent views of the mountain ranges. Shimla's landmarks - the neo- gothic structure of Christ Church and the neo - Tudor library building - are worth seeing. Overnight stay at Shimla. (GREEN VALLEY, WILD FLOWER HALL, KUFRI, INDIRA TOURIST PARK, MINI ZOO & FAGU VALLEY)
Day 03: Shimla –Kullu- Manali (280 kms / 7 hrs)
After breakfast check out from hotel, drive to Manali,
Manali: at the northern end of the Kullu Valley in Himachal Pradesh, is a hill station situated at a height of 2050 m (6398 ft) in the Himalayas. Situated on the Beas river (Vyaas in Hindi) and near its source, it is a popular tourist spot for Indians in summer and a magical, snow-covered place in winter. A staging point for a number of treks (Beas Kund, Chandrakhani Pass) and sports such as white-water rafting, Manali is also on the road to Ladakh via the valley of Lahaul and Spiti and rohtang pass which is main attraction near manali.
Arrive at Manali and check in the hotel,Rest of the day is at leisure to visit the local markets overnight stay at hotel at Manali.
Day 04 :Manali Local.
After breakfast visit to city tour. Visiting “HADIMBA TEMPLE” Built in 1553 with a superbly crafted four tiered pagoda roof, it is famous for its exquisitely carved doorway. “CLUB HOUSE” The Club House with its comprehensive facilities that include a roller skating rink, an auditorium, billiards rooms, a library, a bar and restaurant makes wonderful outing for the day.” Tibetan Monastery, Van Vihar, and “VASHIST” Well known for its hot springs. There are old temples dedicated to the sage Vashisth and to Lord Rama. Evening you can enjoy at mall road, later back to hotel. free for leisure. overnight stay at hotel at Manali.
( Hadimba Devi Temple, Club House, Manu Temple, Van Vihar, Tibetan Monastery &Vashist Bath Hot Spring Water )
Day 05: Manali-Rohtang Pass (Snow Point)
After early breakfast visit to excursion visiting Kothi Gorge, Gulaba, Marhi, Rohtang Pass (Upton Snow Line in case Rohtang is closed due to snow fall) Carry warm clothes like hand gloves, muffler, sweater, shawl, socks & sports shoes etc. Enroute overcoats and shoes are available on hire. Please note that Rohtang Pass (altitude 3940 mts.) is actually 51 kms. far from Manali, due to heavy snow covering the road, this pass is not accessible during heavy snow fall for Snow Point, and SollangValley. Later back to hotel. Evening free for leisure, overnight stay at hotel at Manali.
“ Rohtang - it will depend on the availability of the permit "
Day 06: Manali - Delhi
After breakfast check out from hotel, Later drive to Delhi Arrive Delhi and transfer to Airport/ Railway Station for onward destination.
--------Tours ends with Sweet memories---------
Shimla - Toshali Royal View Or Similar, Manali - Hotel Manali inn / ManaliHight / De Vivendi Resort Or Similar
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