Visit four amazing destinations of Himachal Pradesh in one holiday package. Shimla, an idyllic retreat set in the lap of nature, gives a perfect start to a memorable holiday in Himachal Pradesh. The Shimla-Manali route promises relaxed sightseeing as well as a thrilling drive up the Rohtang Pass. Dharamshala and Dalhousie promise impressive views of snow-clad peaks on clear days and scenic surroundings that will appeal to your senses. Rohtang Pass is the best place to spend some quality time and indulge in winter sports. Dalhousie is a beautiful hill station with numerous places of tourist interest. Come to Himachal to experience the sheer beauty and superiority of nature.
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May–Jun is a peak travel period, before the Jul–Aug monsoons, with torrential rains. Dec–Apr is the ski season. The climate of Himachal Pradesh ranges from hot and humid in the lowlands to temperate in the foothills and cold in the Himalayas. Key events include Losar (Jan/Feb, dates vary), the Tibetan New Year, with Buddhist ceremonies. The Shimla Summer Festival (Jun), offers music and dancing. Kullu’s Dussehra Festival (Oct), with huge crowds, focuses on processions of temple deities.
Arrive Delhi and transfer by road to Shimla (370 kms / 8 hrs) the former summer capital of British India, set amidst the snowcapped Shivalik Mountains which offers some of the most stunning views of the mighty Himalayas. Arrive & check in hotel. Stay overnight.
After breakfast this morning you will visit Kufri situated at an altitude of 2500 meters just an hour’s drive from Shimla. Later this afternoon takes a walking tour of Shimla, visit the Jakoo hills that offer a panoramic view of the town visit the Vice Regal Lodge and walk down the Mall Road. Stay overnight.
After breakfast you will proceed by road to Manali (274 kms / 7hrs) a picture-perfect hill resort at an altitude of 1,929 metres. Set amidst pine-clad mountains, which gradually close in on both sides of the Beas and nestling in their shade, as though carved out of primeval forest, is a scattered hamlet, which comprises this picturesque summer resort. Stay overnight.
This morning after breakfast you may take a walking tour of Manali, visiting the 450 years old temple dedicated to Hadimba Devi, which has some excellent woodcarving. You also visit the Tibetan Monastery and the handicraft center. The rest of the day at leisure OR walk to the nearby picturesque village of Vashisht known for its hot sulphur springs. Stay overnight.
After breakfast visit the Solang Valley and the not to be missed Rohtang Pass, 51 km from Manali at an altitude of 3978 meters (Rohtang/Solang Valley can be visited by guest directly 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. Evening back to Manali. Stay overnight at hotel.
Morning drive to Dharamshala (235kms/ 7 hours’ drive), on arrival check in at the Hotel. In the evening local tour of Dharamshala visiting the Official residence of Dalai Lama the exiled Tibetan Leader, McLeodganj, Palampur etc. Overnight stay at hotel.
Morning after breakfast departs for Dalhousie (140kms /4 hrs.) Situated at 2039 mts in the outer slopes 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.
After breakfast Full day sightseeing to Khajjiar, 22 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.
After breakfast check out from hotel and drive towards to Chandigarh. After arrival check into hotel. Overnight at hotel.
After breakfast we will take city tour of Chandigarh where we can visit Rock garden, Zakir Rose Garden, Sukhna Lake. Afternoon Drive to Delhi Airport/Railway station (260 km / 5 hrs drive) to board flight/train for onward destination. Tour ends with sweet memories…!!!