In the lap of Himalayas
In the lap of Himalayas
Day 1: Delhi Arrival; To Shimla
Meet & Greet on arrival at Delhi Railway Station / Airport & Drive to Shimla (350 kms / 8 hrs). Shimla is the former summer capital of British India, set amidst the snow capped Shivalik Mountains which offers some of the most stunning views of the mighty Himalayas. Arrive and check into the hotel. Evening free to stroll on The Mall and the famous Ridge. Ridge is famous for its stunning vistas of the valley and the Christ Church which is the most photographed landmark of Shimla. Overnight stay at Shimla.
Day 2: In Shimla
After breakfast visit to Jakhu Temple situated on the highest peak of Shimla. After offering prayers and enjoying the panoramic views of Shivalik Ranges proceed to Kufri where you can photograph yourself in hired Pahari or Himachal attires. Enjoy Pony riding or yak riding (at your own cost). Later proceed to Naldhera which is famous for its golf course and scenic beauty. Overnight stay at Shimla.
Day 3: To Manali
After breakfast drive to Manali by road (270 kms / 7 hrs). Enroute visit to the famous Kullu Shawl factories or enjoy white water rafting in River Beas (at your own cost). Arrive and check into the hotel. Evening free to stroll in The Mall. Overnight stay at Manali.
Day 4: In Manali
After breakfast proceed to visit the 450 years old Hidimba Devi Temple built in the tranquil and serene woods, the oldest temple in Manali, Tibetan center & monastery, Vashisht village, known for its hot sulphur springs, Roerich art gallery & local bazaar. Overnight stay at Manali.
Day 5 - Manali (Up to Snow line)
After breakfast at hotel, proceed for full day excursion. Morning visit to the Solang Valley which offers fine views of glaciers and snow-capped peaks. Later visit to Rohtang Pass (Upto Snow Line in case Rohtang is closed due to snow fall and govt. rules & regulations). Enjoy Skiing full day around Rohtang in the mountain side snow fields. Dinner & overnight stay at Manali. (Note : Rohtang Pass entry fee & other charges to be paid directly)
Day 6: To Delhi
After breakfast check out from hotel and drive to Delhi (550 kms / 12 hrs). On arrival check-in to hotel. Overnight stay at Delhi.
Day 7: Departure
After breakfast check out from hotel and go for half day sightseeing tour of Delhi visiting Red Fort, Raj Ghat, Humayun's Tomb, Lotus Temple (Bahai), Qutub Minar, Views of Rashtrapati Bhavan & Parliament House, Jantar Mantar & India Gate. Transfer to Airport/ Railway Station.