Upon coming at Delhi meeting & assistance followed by the transact to Shimla former summer capital of British India and now the capital of Himachal Pradesh set during the snow capped Shivalik Mountain range offering some stunning view of the mighty Himalayas arrive & Check-in the hotel rest of the day is at leisure night stay in Shimla.
About Shimla: Shimla Famous as the Queen of Hill Stations, Shimla became the summer capital of the British Raj during the latter half of the 19th century when the soldiers of the British army, merchants & civil servants moved up here to get relief from the scorching heat of the plains.
One of the greatest popular traveler destinations of India, Shimla is also the state capital of Himachal Pradesh. This hill station derives it is named from "Goddess Shyamala ", an avatar of Goddess Kali.
Shimla still retains its colonial charm & ambience that’s not found anywhere else in India. Shimla is one sightseer destination that can be visited any time during the year. Summers are warm with cool & enjoyable evenings while the winter temperatures can fall below zero & offer the perfect atmosphere for snuggling in front of a roaring fireplace.
Day 02, Shimla - Kufri - Shimla:
In the morning visit the Kufri a 30-minute drive from Shimla and exotica of nature as a place surrounded by dense forest and snow caped Mountain between virgin peak and nature flora and fauna where one can complete ease & turn oneself of natural beauty. Located at a height of 2500 mt just an hour transact from Shimla & a very popular ski resort during the winter month later take a walking trip of Shimla & visit the jakhoo hill which provides panoramic views of the Shimla town viceregal lodge Mall & overnight remain at hotel.
Kufri: If you want to explore the undiscovered, come to Kufri. It’s a noted summer & winter destination
for thousands of tourists. Kufri is just 16 km from Shimla but at 2622 meters in winter, carpets Kufri with
snow. It is a mini hill station in itself. Kufri is prominent for it is wide panoramic views where deep
valleys & forests rise toward the lofty Himalayas. An enjoyable walk through thick cedar woods one
leads up to the mahasu peak. At Kufri, Himachal Tourism runs the Café Lalit. Kufri also houses a mini
zoo. From Kufri a charming transact leads on to Chail. 6 km from Kufri along the Hindustan-Tibet Road is
Fagu. Astride a mountain saddle, it presents some breathtaking scenery.
Jakhoo Hill: Jakhoo Hill, is located at a distance of 1 kilometre from the Ridge, and is at a height of 8,000
feet above sea level. The highest peak of Shimla offers a lovely view of the city with sunrise, sunset, the
valleys of evergreens & snow-covered Himalayan ranges. Jakhoo Hill also has an old Hanuman temple.
According to legends, the temple is believed to exist since the times of Ramayana. The temple is a
century pristine spiritual building that attracts devotees as well as trekkers & mountaineers.
The word 'Jakhoo' is derived from 'Yaksha', a link between humans & gods as per Hindu Mythology. The
character is believed to be a protector of the heavenly treasure. The way to the temple is a narrow
pavement that wants walking sticks to ascend from the base.
The holy temple is home to myriad monkeys. Perched on a hill top, it takes a trek of 30 minutes from the State Library through the dense pine forests to reach it. Ponies can also be hired from the base to reached to the hill top.
Day 03, Shimla - Manali (285kms / 7hrs):
Morning transact to Manali a picture-perfect hill resort at an altitude of 1929 mt set amidst pinnacle
mountain which gradually close in an both side of the Beas & nesting in their shade as through carved
out primitive forest is a scattered hamlet which includes this racy summer resort come & check in hotel
& later visit for 450-year-old shrine dedicated to Hadimba Devi which was some outstanding wood
covering Tibetan Monastery & a handicraft Centre back to hotel & overnight remain at hotel.
About Manali: Manali is located in the Kullu sheading of the Indian state of Himachal Pradesh at the co-ordinates of 32.16' North latitude and 77.10' East Longitude. Located at an altitude of 8612 feet (2625 meters), the hills of Manali provide fabulous landscape.
The British introduced apple trees & trout, which were not native to Manali flora & fauna. It’s said that when apple trees were 1st planted the fruits were so plentiful that oftentimes branches, unable to bear the weight, would collapse. To this daytime, apple along with plum & pear remains the best source of income for the majority of it is inhabitants. Travel in Manali received a boost after the rise of militancy in Kashmir in the late 1980s. This once tranquil village was transformed into a bustling town with many hotels & restaurants.
Day 04, Manali (Rohtang Pass):
Morning proceed to visit the solong valley which offers fine view of glaciers and snowcapped peaks a
place not to be missed in Rohtang pass 51 km from Manali at an height of 3978 mt (subject to weather
conditions) rest of the daytime is at leisure time or take a stroll down the mall road night remain at
Rohtang Pass: The Rohtang Pass is the higher point on the Manali - Keylong Road. It is also one of the
most beautiful spots in the vicinity. Situated at a height of 4112 meters above sea level, the spot
promises a fabulous view of the surrounding mountain ranges.
The areas beyond the Rohtang Pass are remote & cut away from the reach of the travelers. These
predominantly Buddhist regions promise you a friar & haunting view. Being a bit inaccessible to modern
civilization has helped the place to retain its pure and untouched beauty.
The best time to visit this sightseer attraction in Himachal Pradesh is amid the months of June &
September when the way to the pass is easily handy. There are trekkers existing from the Manali town
for going to the Rohtang Pass. You can also choose to trek this distance. The trekker's route to the
Rohtang Pass of Manali is will offer one some of the greatest lovely views of the surrounding mountains
& the greenery all around.
The distance between Rohtang Pass and the Manali town is about 51 kilometres.
Solang Valley: One needs to travel about 10 kilometres from the picturesque hill station of Manali to
reach the fascinating Solang Valley. At a height of about 8500 feet above the sea level, one can enjoy the
bliss of nature on the banks of the river Beas.
The Solang valley in the Indian state of Himachal Pradesh is a place where one can celebrate peace
between the snowcapped peaks & the succulent greenery of the dense forests. The serene atmosphere
created by the vastness of the azure sky, the savory loveliness of the green valleys & the snow
undercoat on the distant peaks can make one feel the pleasure of being in a heavenly abode.
The Solang Valley is also the place where the Ski school of Manali is situated. There are delightful ski
slopes and picnic spots in this stunning place. There are different ski packages arranged by the India Trip
during the winter months.
Day 05, Manali (Kullu Manikaran):
Morning proceeds for an exploring trip of Manali and Kullu Manikaran rest of the daytime at leisure time
or enjoy walking to the nearby racy village of Vashisht known for hot sulphur springs night remain in
Kullu: Kullu is the capital town of the Kullu shire, in the Indian state of Himachal Pradesh. It’s situated on
the banks of the Beas River in the Kullu Valley about 10 kilometres north of the airport at Bhuntar.
Kullu is a broad open valley formed by the Beas River between Manali & Largi. This valley is legendary
for it is beauty & it is majestic hills covered with Pine & Deodar Forest & sprawling Apple Orchards. The
course of the Beas River offerings a succession of magnificent, clad with forests of Deodar, towering up
trees of Pine on the lower rocky ridges. Kullu valley is sandwiched amid the Pir Panjal, Lower Himalayan
& Great Himalayan range.
Manikaran: Situated at a distance of 45 km from Kullu, Manikaran is well-known for it is hot springs & is
also an important religious destination for Hindus & Sikhs. The warm water springs here are so hot that
the heat from the water is used to cook eating.
Day 06, Manali - Chandigarh (276kms / 8hrs):
Morning check out from the hotel and transfer by road to Chandigarh reach and check in at hotel and
later visit for Pinjore Garden & Rock Garden back to hotel and leisure time, overnight stay in Chandigarh.
About Chandigarh: Chandigarh is a city & league territory in India that serves as the capital of 2 states,
Haryana & Punjab. The title Chandigarh translates as "The Fort of Chandi". The name is derived from an
ancient temple called Chandi Mandir, devoted to the Hindu goddess Chandi near the city.
Pinjore Garden: The garden is in the dorp of Pinjore lie 22 km from Chandigarh on the Ambala-Shimla
road. It was made in the 17th century in recent times, it has been renamed as 'Yadavindra Garden' in the
memory of Maharaja Yadavindra Singh of the erstwhile princely state of Patiala.
Rock Garden: Rock Garden is maybe the greatest frequented traveler attraction in the city. Being the
peerless garden that it’s, the popularity is completely understandable. Located near the Capitol
Complex, its spread over a region of around 12 acres. Made by Nek Chand, the garden includes art
objects that have been complete from urban waste material.
Day 07, Chandigarh - Delhi (256kms / 8hrs):
Breakfast at the hotel & transact back to Delhi, en-route visit Kurukshetra. Later continue transact to
Delhi. On coming at Delhi check in at hotel. Overnight remain at hotel.
Day 08, Delhi Departs:
Breakfast at the hotel & shifting to international airport to connect flight for forward destination.