What to Know?
Shimla and Manali are the two prime hill stations that are considered as the sparkling gems on India’s tourism. Both comprises striking features and are distinctive in their own ways. These glowing hill stations of India are fringed with mesmerizing Himalayan ranges that provide them with some surreal landscapes. The picturesque quality of both the hill stations makes it eminent among the tourists who love spending time in and around natural wonders. Nowhere else you can adore the charm which is available in these valleys of Himalayas. There are innumerable places here which saturate the desire of adventure enthusiasts as well with various activities and sports.
The capital of Himachal Pradesh and cool climate city situated in the north-west Himalayas is called Shimla. Shimla is a hot spot for couples. Shimla is well known for its dense forests of pine and oak, adventure sports like Fishing, Skiing, Golfing and Trekking etc.
The city know as “valley of the Gods” is Manali. It is situated northern India and a well hill station in India. There are many adventure activities that tourist can do on Manali tours like kayaking, mountain biking , rafting, trekking ,skiing, mountaineering, paragliding and hiking. Manali Tour is also a famous for couples.
Day 01: Delhi – Shimla (380 kms/10hrs)
Travel by surface from Delhi to Shimla
Shimla: former summer capital of British India & now a capital of Himachal Pradesh, set amidst the snow capped shivalik mountain ranges offering some stunning views of the mighty Himalayas, it is surrounded by pine deodar, oak and rhododendron forests. Towards the north lie the snow-covered high-ranges, while the valleys breathe whispering streams and swaying fields. Shimla offers a variety of shopping, sport and entertainment activities.
Arrive Shimla Check in to the Hotel. Rest of the day is at leisure, evening enjoy at mall road. Later back to hotel.overnight saty at hotel in Shimla.
Day 02: Shimla -Kufri-Shimla(24 kms.)
After breakfast visit to half day city tour visiting Indian Institute Of Advanced Studies, Sankat Mochan Temple and Jakhu temple,
Afternoon visit to excursion tour of Kufri & Chail,
Kufri :a popular ski resort in winters, which offers some stunning mountain views , Later drive to Chail :The Chail Palace is well known for its architecture. The cricket ground and a polo ground which is there at an altitude of 2,444 m was owned by erstwhile royal family of Patiala. It is the world’s highest cricket ground. In 1891, Maharaja Bhupinder Singh of Patiala incurred the rage of Lord Kitchener. It led to the restriction of his entry into the summer capital, Shimla. This incensed the Maharaja and he vowed to build a new summer capital for himself. So he rebuilt the place (Chail) as per his requirements. There we will visit the Palace of former Maharaja of Patiyala.
Later back to hotel. Overnight stay at hotel at Shimla
Day 03: Shimla – Manali (280 kms / 7 hrs)
After breakfast check out from hotel ,drive to Manali,
Manali : at the northern end of the Kullu Valley in Himachal Pradesh, is a hill station situated at a height of 2050 m (6398 ft) in the Himalayas. Situated on the Beas river (Vyaas in Hindi) and near its source, it is a popular tourist spot for Indians in summer and a magical, snow-covered place in winter. A staging point for a number of treks (Beas Kund, Chandrakhani Pass) and sports such as white-water rafting, Manali is also on the road to Ladakh via the valley of Lahaul and Spiti and rohtang pass which is main attraction near manali.
Arrive at Manali and check in the hotel,Rest of the day is at leisure to visit the local markets overnight stay at hotel at Manali.
Day 04: Manali
After breakfast visit to city tour. Visiting Hadimba temple, the 450 years old Hidimbadevi Temple, the oldest temple in Manali, Vashisht Temple, Manu temple and picturesque Naggar Valley. Evening you can enjoyat mall road, later back to hotel. free for leisure. overnight stay at hotel at Manali.
Day 05: Manali – Delhi (580 Kms/ 14 hrs)
After breakfast check out from hotel,drive towards Delhi. Evening arrive Delhi. Drop at railway station/airport for onwards journey.