Best of Himachal Tour
Destinations & Night Stays ( Kindly refer to the below itinerary for details )
Arrival At : New Delhi(Best of Himachal Tour)
Shimla, Himachal Pradesh – 2 Nights
Manali, Himachal Pradesh – 3 Nights
Dharamsala, Himachal Pradesh – 1 Night
Dalhousie, Himachal Pradesh – 2 Nights
Departure From: New Delhi
Hotels Shimla, Himachal Pradesh
Harmony Holiday OR Similar
Ashiana Clarks Inn OR Similar
Vue Magique Resorts & Camps OR Similar
Manali, Himachal Pradesh
Hotel Vintage OR Similar
Hill County Manali OR Similar
White Meadows Manali by Club Mahindra OR Similar
02 Nights accommodation in Shimla.
03 Nights accommodation in Manali.
01 Night accommodation in Dharamshala.
02 Nights accommodation in Dalhousie.
Daily Breakfast at the hotel.
All tours and transfers on private basis as per the itinerary.
Any airfare / train tickets.
Any meals other than specified in inclusions.
Personal expenses such as tips, porterage, telephone calls, etc.
Surcharge will be applicable on particular events, festival & fairs.
The Ridge of Shimla
The Ridge of Shimla is known for organizing several government functions and fairs. It is the key venue for all the major events as well as celebrations that take place here in Shimla. Summer Festival that is the most famous festival is held here at the Ridge.
Location: The Ridge of Shimla is an extremely famous tourist attraction that is set in the heart of Shimla. It is situated along the Mall Road that is the famous shopping centre of Shimla.
Highlights: The Ridge of Shimla is the hub of all the cultural activities of Shimla. Some of the prominent places of Shimla such as the Lakkar Bazaar, Mall, Scandal Point, Jakhoo hill, etc are in close proximity to the Ridge.
Best time: Open all around the year but since the Summer Festival is held during the months of April or May, one can plan a visit during these months.
Arrive Delhi airport / railway station. Pick up and travel to Shimla by surface, the former summer capital of British India and now capital of Himachal Pradesh. Set amidst the snow - capped Shivalik mountain ranges it offers some stunning views of the mighty Himalayas. Upon arrival check in at your hotel. Rest of the day at leisure. Overnight at hotel in Shimla.
After breakfast proceeds for excursion tour of Kufri, a popular ski resort in winters, which offers some stunning mountain views. Visit Indira Tourist Park, ChiniBunglow & Himalayan Wildlife Zoo (which hosts rare Antelopes, Felines and Birds including Himalayan Monal, the state bird of Himachal Pradesh). Afternoon return back to Shimla and proceed for half day sightseeing tour of City beautiful' covering Jakhoo temple, Himachal State Museum & Library and Indian Institute of Advance studies (IIAS). Evening visit to Christ Church, Scandal Corner, Mall road & Ridge. Overnight at Hotel.
After breakfast depart from Shimla to Manali by surface enroute crossing Kullu town. On arrival check in at hotel. Manali is located in the ancient Kullu valley, surrounded by towering peaks at an arm's length. Rest of the day at leisure. Overnight at hotel.
Morning proceed to visit the Rohtang pass (Up to Snow line during winter due to heavy snowfall), which simply offers panoramic view of mountains rising far above the clouds. Afternoon visit Solang valley (a famous picnic spot & ski resort in winter). Enjoy Skiing, Snowboarding (in Winters), Rope way ride and Paragliding (at your own/ extra cost). Overnight stay at hotel in Manali. (Subject to prior permission and weather conditions).
Morning, after breakfast proceed to visit the 450 years old Hadimba Devi Temple, the oldest temple in Manali, Club House, Tibetan monastery and Vashisht village, known for its hot Sulpher springs. Overnight stay at hotel.
After breakfast check out from the Hotel & drive to (6-7 hrs) Dharamshala. Arrive & transfer to hotel. Evening visit Dalai Lama the exiled Tibetan Leader, McLeodganj, Palampur etc. Night stay in Dharamshala.
After breakfast check out from the Hotel & drive to Dalhousie (4 hrs), situated at 2039 mts in the outer slopes of the DhaulaDhar range with its natural beauty and natural surroundings. Arrive & transfer to hotel. Rest of the day at leisure. Night stay in Dalhousie.
Morning 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 with a floating island and 9-hole golf course here are the other interesting places to cover. Return to Dalhousie Hotel Night stay in Dalhousie.
After breakfast, you shall be transferred to Dalhousie Airport or Railway Station by private vehicle.
Trips end here with a bag full of memories to look back upon with relish and nostalgia!