Himachal Pradesh is a northern Indian state in the Himalayas. It’s home to scenic mountain towns and resorts. Himachal Pradesh has a strong Tibetan presence. This is reflected in its Buddhist temples and monasteries, as well as its vibrant Tibetan New Year celebrations. The region is also well known for its trekking, climbing and skiing areas.
|DEPARTURE/RETURN LOCATION||Chandigarh International Airport|
|DEPARTURE TIME||Please arrive at least 2 hours before the flight.|
Day 01: Arrival at Chandigarh
Arrival at Chandigarh and travel for Shimla- "Queen of Hill Stations," surrounded by forests of pine, oak, and rhododendron. Despite its modernity, Shimla still retains its colonial air, and is one of the most popular hill stations in India. The next two days are spend at leisure walking around the Valley and visiting the Mall Road. Shimla is a complete relaxing and enjoyable place.
Upon arrival check in hotel. Overnight stay at hotel
Day 02: Shimla
Morning after breakfast proceed to visit Kufri: This is famous for its wide views and ski slopes. An enjoyable walk leads up to the Mahasu Peak. At Kufri, Himachal Tourism runs Cafe Lalit. Later visit Chail provides many bounties of nature. Once the summer capital of Maharaja of Patiala, the Kingly Palace decorated with some historical objects as well. Also famous for the world's highest Cricket Ground, Wildlife Sactuary and Sidh Baba ka Mandir.
Visit The Mall Road: The Mall Road was constructed keeping in mind the traffic on this route. Entry of vehicles was banned though cycle rickshaws were allowed. It has been built in a very strategic and planned way. Rest of time free for leisure.
Overnight stay at hotel.
Day 03: Shimla - Manali
Morning breakfast in hotel. After Drive to Manali en route visit kullu Velly. O arrival check in hotel.
Rest of day free for leisure.
Overnight stay at hotel.
Day 04: Manali
Morning breakfast in hotel. After going to full day sightseeing of Manali Hadimba Temple (1 km): Built in 1553 with a superbly crafted four tiered pagoda roof, it is famous for its exquisitely carved doorway.Manu Temple :This is dedicated to the sage Manu situated at old Manali.Vashisth Math Well known for its hot springs. There are old temples dedicated to the sage Vashisth and to Lord Rama.MonasteriesThere are three recently built Tibetan monasteries at Manali.
Day 05: Manali- Chndigarh
Morning breakfast in hotel. Later transfer to Chandigarh for your onwards journey.