Day 01-Chandigarh to Shimla (125 kms/ 5 Hours)
On arrival at the Airport – Transfers to Shimla.
Arrival and check into the Hotel. Dinner and Overnight stay at the hotel.
Today we devote our day for site seeing around Shimla.
Places to see (With in Shimla):
Jahku Devi Temple – A Hanuman Temple built in 2010 on one of the highest neighboring peaks in Shimla.
Institute of Advanced Studies:
Tara Devi Temple: Another Fine Temple with stunning view and amazing location.
Vaishno Temple: On the same location at Tara Devi Temple- almost 200 meters away.
Late evening, you may take a stroll or walk up to Mall Road on your own at leisure.
Overnight rest at the Hotel in Shimla.
Depart for Manali after breakfast.
Enjoy the drive along the apple orchards and pine forests to arrive at Manali by evening.
You are expected to arrive Manali by evening.
Check into the hotel and relax for the day.
After Breakfast – you may proceed for local site seeing –
Places to Visit
Vaist Temple (This is a small village, which is just 3 km away from Manali. This village is famous for being the location of some old rock cut temples as well as the natural water springs. )
Hadimba Temple (Devoted to Hidimbi Devi of the Mahabharata. This is an age old cave temple. A big rock coming out of the basement of that temple is worshiped as the deity.)
Monastery (The city monastery or Gumpa)
OLD Manali (for leisure walk and shopping)
ROHTANG TOP & SOLANG VALLEY EXCURSION (Subject to weather and administrative permission)
After breakfast- head straight towards Rohtang Pass (up-to the point permitted). Siteseeing places enroute’
Solang Valley: Even called “Snow Point”, this place is known for the 3, 00 m ski lift. Apart from that, this picturesque spot offers splendid sights of snow-capped mountains and glaciers.
Rahala Waterfalls: Positioned at 2, 501 m altitude, this beautiful waterfall is situated at an approximate distance of 16 km from the city of Manali.
Gulaba (Optional- Road Condition)
Return to town and visit the local market.
Overnight at the Hotel
After breakfast- we start on our Journey to Dalhousie.
Expected Check in at the Hotel, by Evening.
Spend your evening on a leisure walk to the town or Visit Mall Road or go for shopping.
The Idea is to relax.
Visit Gandhi Chowk, Subash Chowk & Tibetan Market at your leisure on Mall Road.
Overnight at the Hotel.
After Breakfast explore Dalhousie and Khajjiar andreturn to Hotel.
After breakfast go for a full day excursion to Kalatop and Khajiar. A short 3 kms walk inside Kalatop wildlife sanctuary is a highlight of the day. Once you reach Kalatop you have superb view of the snow covered peaks of Pir Panjal range of central Himalayas. Continue drive to Khajiar. Spend time walking on the Khajiar meadows and later drive back to Dalhousie. Overnight stay in Hotel.
Site Seeing –Dalhousie
§ Direction 1: Rock Garden, Chamera Lake
§ Direction 2: Khajjiar, Dainkund, Kalatop (Trekking route)
Overnight at the hotel. Evening at Leisure.
After breakfast- Checkout of the hotel to depart for Dharamshala. Evening Visit Dal Lake (Pond) and evening at Leisure.
Site Seeing- Dharamshala
§ Mc LeodGanj: Namgyal Monastery
§ Full day sight-seeing of Dharamshala.
§ Visit His Holiness The Dalai Lama Temple, Norbulingka (a Tibetan center for learning and preserving traditional Tibetan art and craft)
§ St. John’s church in the wilderness and Naddi village.
You may visit Kangra and return if you wish to:
Site Seeing- Kangra
§ Kangra Fort
§ Masroor Rock Cut Temple
Overnight stay at Hotel in Dharamshala.
After a lazy breakfast you may explore additional destinations around Dharamshala and take a drop at the Dharamshala airport in accordance to your flight schedule.
Accommodation on Triple Sharing basis in 4 Star Luxury Hotels.
Daily Breakfast & Dinner
Transportation & site seeing in Innova which will be dedicated for your family and is to be used as per the itinerary.
All Toll taxes & Parking fee, Driver Reward.
Anything not mentioned in “General Inclusions”
Porter, Laundry, skiing, horse riding etc.
Any meals ot herthan those mentioned above.
Any portage,Laundry, Mineral water, Telephone charges, Camera fee Guide & Entry fee during sightseeing, Horse ride, Tips and Liquor expenses, local transportation or market visit etc. and all items of personal nature.
Any other items not specified in the section “Cost includes”.
Extra Permission and Transfers For other Vehicle in case our vehicle is not permitted.
Planning has been executed in a manner that you get enough time to relaxed and spend sufficient time at the spot of your visit. Appropriate rest has been ensured to help feel relaxed during the entire journey.