Towering over the southern periphery of this state are the great Himalayas, a state well known for its picturesque views- Himachal Pradesh. Himachal Pradeshs is a paradise for all nature lovers. Activities like trekking, paragliding, snow skiing, rafting, heli-skiing, mountain biking and much more can be enjoyed here.
Where one can enjoy the fun outdoor activities in Himachal, it is also a haven for vacationers looking for tranquillity, spiritual getaway and pilgrimage. Places like Dharmashala, home to his Holiness the Dalai Lama, is one such place perfect for all those who prefer Yoga, meditation,etc.
Manali is the capital city which is famous for its panoramic surroundings and roads covered with snow. The population of this city consists of tibetan refugees, Lahoulis, Napali labourers and Pahari-speaking Pahari’s.
Chandigarh, a city considered as one of the best planned cities in India, is well known for its history and culture. In 1947 when India decided to build a new capital for Punjab after its former capital Lahore was allocated to Pakistan, Chandigarh was the chosen capital. The city is now the capital for both Punjab as well as Haryana.
Delhi, Shimla, Manali, Chandigarh, Delhi
Day 1: Delhi - Shimla
You will be greeted at Delhi by one of Memorable India’s representatives, which will be followed by a drive to Shimla. Check in at the hotel and spend the rest of the day at leisure. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Shimla, the current capital of Himachal Pradesh and former capital of the British Empire in India is a beautiful city surrounded by the snow-capped Shivalik range.
Day 2: Shimla
A visit to Kufri in the morning, followed by a walk around Shimla Mall road in the afternoon. Kufri is situated at an altitude of 2500 meters and in the winter season it is famous as a ski resort. The scenery around Kufri is simply breathtakingly beautiful.
In the evening, a visit to Jakoo hills and Vice regal lodge and a walk down Mall road. We retire for an overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 3: Shimla - Manali
Transfer to Manali, a picturesque hill resort, followed by check in at the hotel and an evening spent leisurely. Stay overnight at the hotel.
Situated at an altitude of 1929 meters, Manali is set amidst pine-clad mountains near the Beas River. This summer resort is like a scattered hamlet nestling in the shade of the mountains like they are carved out of a primeval forest.
Day 4: Manali
After an early morning around the beautiful city, a visit to the 450 year old temple dedicated to Hadimba Devi who is Manali’s local as well as presiding deity. The temple is in the midst of Deodar trees and its wooden walls have wonderful and intricate woodcarvings. This is followed by a visit to the local market, handicraft centre and the Tibetan Monastery. You can choose to visit the village of Vashisht which is popular for hot water spring or spend the day leisurely. Stay overnight at the hotel.
Day 5: Manali
We vsisit the Solang Valley in the morning, followed by a visit to the Rohtang Pass, which is at an altitude of 3978 meters and 51 km from Manali. You can choose to spend the evening shopping and enjoying individual activities or take a walk down Mall road. Stay overnight at the hotel.
Day 6: Manali
Visit the Kullu valley which is celebrated as the valley of Gods, followed by a drive to Chandigarh and check in at the hotel. Spend the evening at leisure, shopping and enjoying other individual activities. Stay overnight at the hotel.
Day 7: Chandigarh - Delhi
Today we head to Delhi by road, where you will be transferred to the railway station or the airport for your onward journey.
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