Enchanting Himachal Tour – 6 Nights / 7 Days
Destination Covered: Delhi – Shimla – Kufri – Manali – Rohtang Pass – Chandigarh – Delhi
- Sightseeing in Shimla including Kufri and Sankat Mochan Temple
- Adventure activities at Rohtang Pass and Solang Valley, Manali
- Darshan at popular old Manali temples
- Explore popular attractions in Chandigarh including Rose Garden and Rock Garden
Once you arrive at the Delhi airport, meet an IHPL representative who helps you with transfer to your first destination, Shimla by-road. On reaching Shimla, complete the check-in formalities at your hotel. Take some rest. The evening is scheduled for shopping at the very popular Mall Road. Also called The Mall, it is the town’s main street dotted with showrooms, restaurants and shops. This road bustles with tourist activity all day long. Stay Overnight.
The summer capital of British India, Shimla is home to a number of tourist attractions. Post breakfast on day 2, leave your hotel for sightseeing. The list of attractions of the day includes Kufri- a small mesmerizing hill town blessed with scenic locations, Jakhoo Temple- a popular ancient Hindu temple that is dedicated to Lord Hanumana, Shri Sankat Mochan Temple-another famed temple dating back to 1950’s, City Church- second oldest church in North India that is constructed in Neo-Gothic style and more. Later, take a walk on the The Ridge road to enjoy the amazing weather. Dinner and overnight at the hotel.
On day 3, after breakfast, begin driving towards Manali. Treat your eyes to the snow-clad peaks and lush greenery, on the way. Upon arriving, check-in at your hotel. Relax for some time. You are free to spend the day as per your liking. In the evening, visit the vibrant and sprawling Mall road for shopping. You can get your hands on some nice woolen clothes, handicrafts and more. Dinner and overnight stay.
On the 4th day of the tour, once you have your breakfast, get all set to explore the mesmerizing hill town of Manali, which is also popular for offering interesting adventure opportunities to enthusiasts. Today, you visit Rohtang Pass and Solang Valley. Once you visit these two places, you can not only admire the enchanting scenery but you can also partake in different kinds of adventure activities such as para-gliding, zip lining, rapling, rock climbing etc. Though inaccessible during winters, both these destinations bustle with tourist activities in the summer season. Back to the hotel for an overnight stay.
Day 5 after breakfast is fixed for visiting the attractions of Old Manali, which is home to a number of famous temples. Today, you visit Manu Temple- close to the main market this temple is dedicated to Manu Rishi who was a popular Hindu Sage, Hadimba Devi Temple- an ancient temple that is dedicated to Hadmiba who was the wife of one of the five Pandavas Bhim and Vashisht Temple- believed to be around 4000 years old. The next visit is to the Tibetan Monastery. Later, meet the exotic wildlife of the region at Van Vihar National Park. Back to the hotel for dinner. Stay overnight.
Have your breakfast and complete the check-out formalities. Thereafter, begin driving towards Chandigarh. After you reach Chandigarh, check-in at the hotel. The evening is free for you to indulge in leisure activities. One may visit the popular markets, may gorge on the local delicacies and more. Probably the best-planned city of the country, Chadigarh is known for its architecture, attractions and urban designing. Stay overnight.
On the last day of the tour, take city tour after breakfast. The attractions that are a part of today’s list include Nek Chand Rock Garden- a garden consisting of objects that are made from urban and industrial waste such as plastic bottles, bangles human hair etc, Zakir Hussain Rose Garden- Asia’s largest botanical garden that is dotted with 50,000 rose-bushes of around 1600 varied species and Shanti Kunj-away from the regular hustle-bustle of the city, this garden has plants with medicinal properties. After this, enjoy boating at Sukhna Lake, another popular attraction. Post sightseeing, hit the road back to Delhi. Get an assisted drop at the airport to board the flight for your onward journey.