Delhi - Shimla - Manali - Chandigarh
Manali is a high-altitude Himalayan resort town in India’s northern Himachal Pradesh state. It has a reputation as a backpacking center and honeymoon destination. Set on the Beas River, it’s a gateway for skiing in the Solang Valley and trekking in Parvati Valley. It's also a jumping-off point for paragliding, rafting and mountaineering in the Pir Panjal mountains, home to 4,000m-high Rohtang Pass.
Chandigarh, the capital of the northern Indian states of Punjab and Haryana, was designed by the Swiss-French modernist architect, Le Corbusier. His buildings include the Capitol Complex with its High Court, Secretariat and Legislative Assembly, as well as the giant Open Hand Monument. The nearby Rock Garden is a park featuring sculptures made of stones, recycled ceramics and industrial relics.
Day 1: Delhi –Chandigarh (Train) –Shimla (Drive)
Morning you will take Train from Delhi railway station to Chandigarh. Afternoon you will arrive at Chandigarh. On Arrival at Chandigarh Railway Station, upon arrival our assistance will meet you at Railway station and take you to hotel and assist you for check in.
Named after the Goddess Chandi, this beautifully planned city is one of finest examples of urban development. A union territory and state capital to both Punjab and Haryana.
Overnight at Chandigarh
Day 2: Chandigarh –Shimla (Drive)
Morning after breakfast check out form the hotel and proceed to visit Chandigarh sightseeing.
At Chandigarh we will visit Leisure Valley - Leisure valley is the most beautiful and popular tourist attraction destination in Chandigarh. Chandigarh Leisure valley is like a garland of gardens that beautifies the entire city. Rock Gardner - exquisite artwork made from industrial and urban waste, Sukhna Lake - manmade lake.
After sightseeing of Chandigarh we will drive to Shimla.
Overnight stay at Shimla
Day 3: Shimla
Shimla, The `summer capital' of British India sprawls along a crescent-shaped ridge at an altitude of over 2100m in southern Himachal Pradesh. This was the most important hill station in India before Independence. Shimla was once part of the Nepalese kingdom and called Shyamala (another name for goddess Kali). The British ‘discovered’ it in 1819. The famous main street, The Mall, still runs along the crest of the ridge and is lined with stately English-looking houses. Christ Church, Gorton Castle and the fortress-like former Viceroyal Lodge reinforce the English flavour.
Morning Post Breakfast, we will Start our City Tour of Shimla including The Indian Institute Of Advanced Studies, Christ Church is Situated on the Ridge is Christ Church, which is the second oldest church in Northern India. It has a very majestic appearance and inside there are stained glass windows which represent faith, hope, charity, fortitude, patience and humility and Jakhu Temple dedicated to the monkey god Hanuman. It's located near the highest point of the ridge and offers fine views of the town, surrounding valley and snow-capped peaks. Other scenic spots nearby include the 67m high Chadwick Falls, the picnic spot of Prospect Hill, Kufri - KUFRI (16 km) : At 2501m, this is famous for its wide views and ski slopes. An enjoyable walk leads up to the Mahasu Peak. At Kufri,
Himachal Tourism runs the Cafe Lalit and Evening free to stroll in the famous shopping place of Shimla town - The Mall & The Ridge.
Overnight Stay at Shimla
Day 4: Shimla –Manali (Drive)
Morning breakfast at hotel and drive to Manali.
Manali is a magnet, attracting many tourists from all over the world The landscape here is breath taking. One sees well-defined snow capped peaks, the Beas river with its clear water meanders through the town. On the other side are deodar and pine trees, tiny fields and fruit orchards.
Overnight Stay at Manali
Day 5: Manali
Morning Post breakfast and proceed to visit Manikaran. Manikaran is holly hot water natural point.
afternoon, we will Start our sightseeing of Manali including “Hadimba Devi Temple” Built in 1533, this temple is dedicated to the deity Hadimba who was the wife of Bhim. The temple is known for its four-storeyed pagoda and exquisite wooden carvings, Manu Temple is dedicated to Manu Rishi, a sage who not only meditated here but is also believed to be the creator of human race
on earth., Tibetan Monastery and “Vashisht Village” also boasts a pair of old stone temples, opposite each other above the main square. Dedicated to the local patron saint Vaishisht, the smaller of the two opens on to a partially covered courtyard, and is adorned with elaborate woodcarvings.
Solang Valley Located at a distance of 13 kms from Manali, Solang Valley lies between Solang village and Beas Kund. It offers a beautiful view of glaciers and snow capped mountains. Since the valley has fine ski slopes, it is a perfect place for skiing & hot picnic spot. In the Evening Visit the Famous The Mall Road.
Overnight stay at Manali
Day 6: Manali –Rohtang – Solang Valley
Morning Post Breakfast and leave for excursion to Rohtang. We explore the beauty of Kothi, Gulaba Fall, Marhi, Rohtang Pass and Solang Valley.
Rohtang Pass: Owing to its picturesque surroundings, this pass serves as an ideal picnic spot for tourists and people from nearby areas. Surrounded by soaring snow-capped mountains, this pass is about 51 km away from Manali and remains remains open June to October; the rest of the year, it remains closed due to heavy snowfall.
Situated at a height of 3978 m above sea level, it is considered as one of the highest motorable roads in the world. This glacial paradise is frequented by hordes of travellers from across the globe every year. If you are an adventure seeker, then you can indulge in different snow activities, such as paragliding, skiing and mountain biking over here. Otherwise, you can choose to enjoy the stunning views of the snow-clad peaks, glaciers and scenic vistas of this pass. Evening Local City visit.
Overnight at Stay Manali
Day 7: Manali – Chandigarh – Delhi (Train)
Morning after breakfast check out form the hotel and drive to Chandigarh. Upon arrival at Delhi transfer to Chandigarh Railway station to catch your Train to Delhi.
Same day Upon arrival at Delhi transfer to hotel and rest
Overnight Stay at Delhi.