CHANDIGARH – SHIMLA (120 KM / 4 HRS.)
- Arrival at Chandigarh airport / railway station and proceed for Shimla by road. Shimla, the capital of
Himachal Pradesh. This beautiful hill resort was the erstwhile summer capital of the British. It is one
of the top tourist destinations in India owing to its mild climate, meandering streets and snow-clad
mountains. Often referred to as the 'Queen of Hill Stations’, Shimla is perched at a height of around
2000 metres above sea level. Besides its natural beauty, what attracts hordes of tourists to this place is
the opportunity to indulge in various adventure activities, such as trekking, mountaineering and skiing
(At your own cost). Once you reach Shimla, complete the check-in formalities at the hotel and take
some rest. Following dinner, stay overnight at the hotel
SHIMLA TO KUFRI EXCURSION AND LOCAL SIGHTSEEING
- Today morning after a filling delicious breakfast, visit Kufri. Kufri derives its name from ‘Kufr’, which
means lake. It is especially popular among trekkers. The salubrious climate and stunning natural
beauty make Kufri a perfect summer getaway. Kufri is the venue for annual winter sports festival held
in February. Kufri is also renowned for other adventures activities such as skiing tobogganing (sliding
downhill on a sled) etc. Kufri has the oldest skiing slopes in Himachal Pradesh. Kufri is also a haven
for nature enthusiasts and wildlife lovers as the Himalayan Nature Park is situated on the outskirts of
the town. The Park is home to over 180 varieties of fauna. Thereafter visit the famous mall road of
Shimla. Visit the Scandal Point, Jhakoo Temple (private vehicles do not have access to Jhakoo temple
because of the location. The guests can take a shared taxi available on Mall Road and visit the temple.
It’s advisable to visit the temple before it turns dark; hence the guests can first visit the temple and
then spend time on the mall road.) After ample of Shopping time return to your hotel for a mouth-
watering dinner. Overnight in the resort.
SHIMLA TO MANALI (285 KM / 8-9 HRS.)
- Today after breakfast we checkout from hotel and transfer Manali by road, another beautiful hill
station in the state. Located in the Beas River Valley, at an elevation of more than 2000 meters above
sea level, Manali can be reached from the national highway that leads to the Ladakh region. Manali is
about 40 km from another scenic hill resort – Kullu. Home to snow-clad mountain peaks and rich flora
and fauna,the town of Manali is flocked by tourists from across the country, especially in the holiday
season. The name 'Manali' have been derived from the words 'Manu' and 'Alaya', which mean 'Abode
of Manu'. According to a legend, Manu was a sage who was believed to have recreated human life
after the world was devastated by a great flood. There is an ancient temple in the old Manali village
that is devoted to this saga. Upon reaching, check-in at the hotel and take some rest. Dinner at Hotel.
Overnight at Manali.
MANALI SOLANG VALLEY VISIT & LOCAL SIGHTSEEING
- After breakfast, get set to visit the popular tourist attractions of Manali. Visit Tibetan Monastery- not
only a place of worship but also a Tibetan culture centre, the natural springs and sandstone temples at
Vashist Village, Hadimba Devi Temple- dedicated to Hidimba, wife of Bhim-one of the 5 Pandava
brother of the Hindu epic Mahabharata and the Manu Temple- an old temple dedicated to sage Manu.
Club House. Later visit the famous Solang Valley. Solang Valley locally known as Solang Nullah is
renowned as the preferred location for adventure activities in Himachal Pradesh. For those who love
the rush of adrenaline; there is no place better than Solang in Kullu Valley to indulge in parachuting
paragliding skating and zorbing (At your own cost). It is 8500 feet above mean sea level. Solang is
not just about adventure activities. Its lush greenery apple orchards snowcapped peaks and lakes
attract lacs of visitors. The evening is at leisure. Dinner at Hotel. Overnight at Manali.
MANALI TO CHANDIGARH (320 KM / 9 HRS.)
- After an early breakfast, check out from hotel and then proceed for Chandigarh. Chandigarh - is the
first planned modern city of India designed by the French architect Le Corbusier. Chandigarh is a city
in India that serves as the capital of two states - Punjab and Haryana. On reaching check-in to the
Hotel. Evening can go for stroll in the market for Shopping, or spend time at leisure. Dinner and
Overnight at the hotel.
CHANDIGARH SIGHTSEEING AND DEPARTURE
- After breakfast, we check out from the hotel and if time permits proceed for local sightseeing Rock
Garden/ Rose Garden / Pinjore Garden and Sukhna Lake. After lunch (at own cost) we proceed to the
airport/railway station to board the flight/Train back to home.