Places covered: Shimla, Manali, Dharamshala, Dalhousie
Duration: 8Nights/ 9Days
Category: Hill Stations Tour Packages
Pick up from Delhi airport/railway station and check in to the hotel at Shimla. Situated in the lower ranges of the Himalayan Mountains, it is surrounded by pine deodar, oak and rhododendron forests, breathe whispering streams and swaying fields. It was the summer capital of the British in India. Evening visit Lakkar Bazar- popular for its wood crafts and Souvenirs. Overnight stay at the hotel.
After breakfast proceeds for a wonderful day excursion to Kufri- famous for its wide views and ski slopes. Enjoy a walk through thick cedar woods to Mahasu Peak for an amazing view of mighty Himalayas. Visit Chini bungalow and Indira tourist park. Enjoy horse riding at your own cost. Return to the hotel and overnight stay at the hotel.
After taking breakfast drive to Manali a hill station nestled in the mountains. The snow, high mountains, thick forests full of cool breeze and birds song and pine trees make it a year-round magnet for tourists. Check into the hotel and relax for the day. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Today, proceed for full day local sightseeing of Manali. Visit Hadimba Temple which is built in 1553 and it is famous for its exquisitely carved doorway, Tibetan Monastery, Lord Buddha and Tankha paintings, Vashist Temple known for its hot sulphur springs, Manu temple dedicated to the sage Manu and Club House which includes a roller skating rink, an auditorium, billiards rooms, library, bar and restaurant. The evening is free for you to relax and enjoy shopping. Overnight stay at the hotel.
After breakfast proceeds for a day excursion to the Rohtang Pass also called Snow Point of Himachal. Enjoy the beauty of snow-capped mountains. You are free for the rest of the day to explore the beauty of this picturesque town on your own. Overnight stay at the hotel.
After breakfast drive to Dharamshala – also known as Little Lhasa. With thick pine and deodar forests, snow peaks, abundant streams, cool air and alluring surroundings, Dharamsala has everything for a perfect holiday. On arrival check into the hotel and evening visit the charming church of St. John is situated here and this is the final resting place of Lord Elgin, a British Viceroy of India during the 19th century. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Today, proceed for a sightseeing tour of Dharmashala. Visit Dalai Lama Temple at Mcloedgunj, Bhagshu Nag Temple at Bhagshu, Norbulingka, Kangra art museum which displays artefacts that dated back to the 5th century and War memorial. Thereafter proceed to Dalhousie. On arrival check into the hotel and relax. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Today, go for an excursion to Khajjiar, popularly known as Mini Switzerland. Surrounded by green meadows and dense forest Khajjiar sits on a small plateau with a small stream-fed lake in the middle that has been covered over with weeds. Back to the hotel and relax for the day. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Check out from the hotel and proceed to Delhi airport/railway station for your return journey.