Himachal Pradesh is one of the romantic lands of India and houses many of the important hill stations of the country. Manali, located on the banks of Beas River, is one very popular hill station of this place which is visited every year by thousands of tourists from the world over. The state capital, Shimla, has historic monuments and presence of ‘old world charm’ in its store. While Dharamsala and Chamba located in the upper regions of the land are ideal for the peace seekers. If you are looking for adventure in Himachal Pradesh, there are options for hiking and trekking trails in areas like Kufri, Khajjiar and Chail. You can even opt for golfing in Naldera which is known to own one of the ‘highest golf courses’ in India. Bless yourself with an unforgettable experience in Himachal Pradesh.
Himachal holds the treasure of picturesque landscapes including the deep gorges, green valleys, lofty mountains that are snow-clad, enchanting lakes, flower-treading meadows, fast-flowing mountain rivers, serene monasteries and attractive temples. This package gives you access to the fresh mountain air of Himachal Pradesh at highly competitive rates. Namaste India Trip packages for Himachal Tour are a total getaway package with options in sightseeing, excursion, temples and gardens visits. You can also choose the customized package to plan a trip that will fit your budget and other requirements, making it a comfortable stay.
Day 01: Delhi to Shimla (330 kms / 9 hrs)
You will be given a warm welcome at Delhi railway station/airport by our industrious Namaste India Trip team representative who will escort you to Shimla, the state capital and former capital of India under the British Raj. It offers an exotic view of the Shivalik Mountains which is covered with snow and the picturesque is worth your investment even as you check into the hotel. You can spend the rest of your evening in taking a stroll or by simply relaxing on your hotel bed. The night will be spent at the hotel in Shimla.
Day 02: Shimla to Kufri and Back to Shimla
On the morning of day 2, you can get into full-fledged Shimla sightseeing which will cover the Jakhu Temple, the Hanuman Temple and the Kalbadevi Temple. On the way, you can stop by the Christ Church with fascinating stained glass windows that was constructed in the 1850s. In the afternoon post lunch, you will be taken for an excursion to Kufri which lies at a 30 minutes driving distance from Shimla. It has an enchanting view of snow-capped mountains and dense forests in the midst of flora and fauna and the ‘virgin’ peaks for total relaxation of the body, soul and mind, turning one to the beauty of nature. In the evening you can visit Fagu and Indira Gandhi Holiday Home and take a horse ride among the apple orchards. You will spend the night at the hotel in Shimla where you had checked in and if you have time in hand, explore the roads of Shimla for shopping.
Day 03: Shimla to Kullu to Finally Reach Manali
Morning you will start your road trip to Manali. On the way, you can stop at the Kullu Valley, enjoy the gushing waters of Beas River, rest at the Dussehra Maidan, etc. Your evening will be free for rest and the night will be spent in Manali.
Day 04: Manali Sightseeing
The first half of the day will be spent in touring Manali as you visit the Hadimba Devi Temple, which is located amidst serene and tranquil woods, the Tibetan Monastery, the Vashisht Bath and the Roerich Art Gallery. The latter part of the day can be used for visiting the local bazaar and the Naggar Castle. You will spend the night in Manali.
Day 05: Manali to Rohtang Pass (Snow Point)
Once you are done with breakfast, you will start for the ‘Snow Point’ located on way to the Rohtang Pass. The entire day’s excursion will include visiting Gulaba, the Kothi Gorge, Mahri, Solang Valley and the Rohtang Pass (till the ‘Snow Line’ if it happens to snow in Rohtang). The night is for a rest at your hotel.
Day 06: Manali to Chandigarh
This morning you will move on to Chandigarh. This city has its prominence in Independent India. On route, you can stop at the Rock Gardens, the Rose Gardens, and the Pinjore Gardens and even get a chance for a boat ride in the Sukhna Lake. You will arrive at Chandigarh in the evening and spend the night at the hotel.
Day 07: Chandigarh to Delhi
On the morning of day 7, you will be taken back to Delhi and on the way, you can opt to visit Kurukshetra. The trip ends with you being dropped at the airport/railway station so that you can go back home with unforgettable memories.