Welcome to your "Himachal Delight" tour! On arrival at the Delhi airport or Delhi railway station (on your own), you will be drive to Shimla the former summer capital of British India, set amidst the snow capped Shivalik Mountains which offers some of the most stunning views of the mighty Himalayas where on arrival you will check into your hotel. The rest of the evening is at leisure. Overnight stay at Shimla.Read Less
Morning after Breakfast at hotel depart for a half-day excursion to Kufri , famous for its trekking and hiking trails. You can also visit Indira Tourist Park from where you get a panoramic view of the locations around. Enjoy a pony or a yak ride. (on direct payment basis) around the park. You will return to Shimlaand visit Kalbadevi Temple, Jakhu Temple, Hanuman Temple or stop for a while at the beautiful stained – glass - windows of Christ Church, which was built in the 1850 ‘s. the rest of the day is free to relax or explore the local markets as you stroll on Mall road. Overnight at Shimla.
Kufri: A tiny hill station in Shimla got name from the work "Kufri" meaning a lake in the local language. The highest point in the surrounding region Kufri has a Himalayan Wild Life Zoo which hosts rare Antelopes, Felines and Birds including Himalayan Monal, the state bird of Himachal Pradesh. During winter a meandering path through the potato plantations turns into a popular Ski track. Kufri is the only tourist place where you can roam around in a nature park on a Yak! Sipping hot chocolate during cold evenings, sitting in the midst of snow can bring out the love in you.
Shimla Town The Ridge : Located in the heart of Shimla, The Ridge road is a large open space which runs east to west alongside the Mall Road, and joins it at the Scandal point on the west side. On the east side, the Ridge road leads to Lakkar Bazaar, a wooden crafts market. The large water reservoir present at the Ridge acts as the main supply of Shimla town. Dotted with a church, library and many statues, the Ridge is a choice of many for a long walk.
The Mall : The Mall in Shimla is referred to as the 'heart of Shimla' is the Biggest Mall road of North India. The Mall extends from Barnes court in the eastern side to Vice Regal lodge in the western side. Movement of vehicles are prohibited in the Mall of Shimla. There are many attractions on the mall road like Gaity Theater, Kali Bari Temple, Christ Church, Scandal Point, General Post Office.
Today enjoy your drive past the banks of the river Beas to Manali. On arrival into Manali, check into your hotel. The evening is at leisure. Overnight stay at Manali.
Manali : Once called the "end of the habitable world," Manali is an important Shimla Hills station of northern India and is the destination of thousands of tourists every year. Its cool atmosphere provides a perfect haven for the ones afflicted by the hot Indian summers. Besides offering quite a few places for sightseeing, Manali is also famous for adventure sports like skiing, hiking, mountaineering, paragliding, rafting, trekking, kayaking, and mountain biking. In brief, Manali-the veritable "valley of the Gods"-is an ideal place for the ones in search of both adventure and comfort.
Manali “Queen of Hills” : The hill station - Manali is blessed with nature's finest gifts. The enchanting valley is so picturesque that it has earned the name 'Switzerland of India'. The sky touching mountain peaks, the kingdom of clouds, the colorful valley, the lush green vegetation, the friendly people and many more things come to one's mind when they think about Manali. Come for honeymoon at Manali and experience the joy and delight of being in the paradise of snow and be soaked in its romance filled air.
During your city tour today, visit the Hadimba Temple and the Tibetan Monastery which houses several images of Lord Buddha and Tankha paintings. Vashisth Hot water springs, Vashisth Temple, Club house. The evening is free to relax or stroll and shop at the Mall road.
Hidimba Devi Temple : An ancient cave temple entirely dedicated to Hidimba Devi, is circumscribed by cedar forest. The deity image in this temple is that of a huge rock which was built in 1553.
Manali Gompa (Tibetan Monastery) : The Manali Gompa serves as an important gathering place for Buddists from Lahaul, Spiti, Kinnaur, Ladakh, Nepal, Tibbet. Built in the 1960s, the new monastery is famous for its wall paintings, chortens and a large statue of Lord Buddha.
Vashist Hot Water Springs and Temple : Just about 3 kms from Manali, spread across the Beas River is Vashist, a village with natural sulphur springs. Comprising of modern bathhouses, Turkish-style showers – travelers come here for medicinal benefit. There is also a pair of old stone temples, dedicated to the local patron saint Vashista.
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. You can enjoy various indoor and outdoor sports in the club by taking due permission at the reception along with a nominal fee.
This morning proceed on a day excursion to the Rohtang Pass. Carry warm cloths like hand gloves, muffler, sweater, shawl, & sports shoes etc. Rohtang pass is situated at an altitude of 4,111 meters (13,400 ft.).
Rohtang Pass (Ruh-Tang) : Rohtang pass got his name for unpredictable weather conditions, and snow storms. Rohtang Pass is the 'Highest Jeepable Road in the World' and offers spectacular views of the Himalayas. There are many beautiful sight of glaciers, peaks and Chandra river flows down in the Lahaul valley. Slightly to the left are the twin peaks of the Geypan
Solang Valley : Popularly known as the Snow Point, Solang Valley is just 13 km northwest of Manali. The 300-meter ski lift is a famous attraction here. Glaciers, snow-capped mountains – the view is picturesque in a manner that you will be awestruck.Read Less
Today bid farewell to your “Himachal Delight" tour. Breakfast at hotel & proceed to Delhi lunch on the way to Delhi. Proceed to Delhi/Chandigarh Airport / Railway station for your onward journey.
***Tour ends with sweet memories.***Read Less
Hotel Nights accommodation on twin sharing basis as per itinerary
Meals as per hotel plan
All transfers and sightseeing as per the itinerary in an air-conditioned vehicle on sharing basis
Road taxes, parking fees, fuel charges, interstate taxes
GST if not mentioned in the rates
All personal expenses like tips, laundry, telephone calls/fax, alcoholic beverages, camera/video camera fees at monuments, medical expenses, airport departure tax etc.
Anything not mentioned under Package Inclusions.
Entrance fees at all monuments and sightseeing spots
Cost incidental to any change in the itinerary/stay on account of flight cancellation due to bad weather, ill health, and roadblocks and/or any factors beyond control.
Airfare if not mentioned in the itinerary
Aadhar Card and Pan Card are not valid in Sikkim.
Only 6 passengers/heads (including children) are allowed in 1 Innova/Xylo/Similar. In case the number of guests are more than 6, two Innova/Xylo/Similar vehicle will have to be taken at additional charge.
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