Places Covered: :Delhi-Onto Shimla-Kullu -Manali - Dharamshala – Dalhousie - Amritsar - Delhi.
Day 01: Arrive Delhi-Onto Shimla (330 kms / approx. 9 hrs)
Welcome to New Delhi, You are greeted on arrival at Delhi Airport /Railway station by Namaste India-Trip representative and transfer you to Shimla, where on arrival, you will check into your hotel. The rest of the evening is at leisure, Overnight stay at Shimla.
Day 02: In Shimla – Day Excursion to Kufri (20 kms / approx. 1 hrs)
Morning proceed for the sightseeing of Shimla covering 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. Afternoon excursion to Kufri a 30 Minutes drive from Shimla, an exotica of nature as a place surrounded by dense forest and snow caped mountains amidst virgin peaks and natures flora and fauna where one can completely relax and tune oneself for natural beauty, Evening free to enjoy the scenic beauty of Kufri. Fagu, Indira Gandhi Holiday Home and enjoy horse riding in the apple orchids. Return to the Hotel Rest of the day is free to explore various scenic sights or visit mall road and shopping, Night stay at Hotel.
Day 03: Shimla-Kullu -Manali 272 kms/ approx. 7 hours
Morning drive to Manali.Enroute visit Kullu valley, Beas river, Dashehra maidan etc. Evening free, Night stay in Manali.
Day 04/ Manali Sightseeing
Morning proceed for a half day tour of Manali visiting Hadimba Devi Temple – built in the tranquil and serene woods, Vashist Bath, Tibetan Monastery, and Roerich art Gallery. Later visit Naggar Castle and local Bazar. Night stay in Manali.
Day 05: In Manali- Excursion to Rohtang Pass / Snow Point (51 kms / approx. 2 hrs)
Today morning, proceed on a day excursion to the Rohtang pass. If roads to Rohtang pass are closed, then visit snow point where ponies/horses can be hired directly,later visit Solang Valley where Himachal's best ski slopes can be found( here you can enjoy paragliding, horse-riding, scooter riding etc.on direct payment basis).The rest of the day is free to explore this scenic town, Night stay at Hotel.
Day06: In Manali – Excursion to Manikaran (85 Kms)
Full day excursion visiting Manikaran has the World's hottest Sulphur Spring Waters and is a holy place for Hindus & Sikhs alike. Return back to Manali town en-route visiting the famous Kullu Shawl Industry, Night stay at Hotel.
Day 07: Manali - Dharamsala (235 kms / approx. 8 hrs)
Today your spectacular journey continues to Dharamsala, the principal township of Kangra valley which overlooks the wide spread plains with pine and deodar forests. On arrival, check into your hotel. Later visit St.John Church and Tibetan market, Night stay at Hotel.
Day 08: Dharamshala – Dalhousie (145 Kms/ approx. 4 hrs)
Today in morning, visit Mc Leodganj - the residence of His Holiness Dalai Lama. Later, drive to Dalhousie - a small beautiful hill station that still retains its old British charm. Its marvelous forest trails overlook vistas of wooded hills, waterfalls, spring and rivulets. On arrival, check into your hotel. Later in the afternoon, visit the Martyr's Memorial at Panchpulla; enroute visit Satdhara, said to contain mica and medicinal properties, Night stay at Hotel.
Day 09: In Dalhousie - Excursion to Khajjiar (23 kms / approx. 1 hrs)
In morning, drive to Khajjiar (commonly called as mini-Swiss of Himachal), a picturesque spot set amidst a backdrop of dense pines, deodars and lush green meadows. Khajjiar is exquisitely nestled down in the foothills of the imposing Dhauladhar ranges of the western Himalayas providing a panoramic and breathtaking view to the visitors. Khajjiar is part of the notified Kalatop - Khajjiar sanctuary. And later proceed to Chamba. stands on the right bank of the river Ravi,It is well known for its splendid architecture and as the base for numerous excursions. Night stay at hotel.
Day 10: Dalhousie – Amritsar ( 200kms./ 05 Hrs )
After breakfast ,drive to Amritsar.visit Golden Temple and Durgyana temple Its a truly unforgettable experience Evening proceed to Indo-Pak Wagha Border. Rest of the day spent in shopping in the nearby markets Night stay in Amritsar.
Day 11: Amritsar - Delhi ( 475 kms. / 9 hrs. )
Return home with happy memories
Early morning Proceed to Delhi. Enroute visit to Kurukshetra (optional) here tour ends with happy memories as you drop to the airport / railway station for journey to onward destination.