Delhi – Shimla – Kullu/ Manali – Delhi - 5N/ 6D
Departure from Delhi in the evening by Volvo Bus, Overnight journey to Shimla.
Distance – 370 Kms, Journey Time – approximately 9 hrs.
Early morning Arrival in Shimla (2200 mts/ 7250 ft), Transfer to Hotel. Freshen up followed by Breakfast and Check-in. Shimla was the summer capital of India during the British Raj. It has lot of old Gothic style architecture buildings which are worth visiting. The main attraction is the Indian Institute of Advanced Studies which used to be the residence of Viceroy to India called Vice Regal Lodge, highly recommended. Drive to visit Vice Regal Lodge in the afternoon. Distance travelled today – 26 Kms, Time for tour & sight-seeing – approximately 3 hrs.
Visit Christ church & Ridge in the evening. Enjoy & explore famous Mall Road - illuminated buildings of Town Hall & Christ Church look wonderful in the evenings. O/n Hotel.
Leave for full day tour of Kufri (2743 mts/ 9000 ft) & Chail (2250 mts/ 7400 ft) after the breakfast. Distance travelled today – 100 Kms, Time for tour & sight-seeing – approximately 8 hrs.
Chail is 2 hrs. drive from Shimla & Kufri is on its way. This region is covered with one of the thickest forest covers in Asia. Chail used to be the part of erstwhile princely state of Patiala. Maharaja’s palace is converted into Hotel now which is one of the most beautiful heritage properties in Himachal. This place also boasts of having world’s highest Cricket ground. Enjoy spectacular wide angle view of the Himalayan range from Kufri & visit Zoo which houses rare Himalayan species. Visit famous Jakhu temple (2455 mts/ 8000 ft) situated on the hilltop from where one can obtain 360% view of Shimla town down below. O/n Hotel.
Check Out. Full day drive to Manali (1950 mts/ 6450 ft). Enroute visit Vaishno Temple at Kullu. Reach Manali by late evening. O/n Hotel.
Distance – 250 Kms, Journey time – approximately 8 hrs.
Distance – 26 Kms, Journey & Sight-seeing Time – Approximately 3 hrs.
First half of the day at leisure. Leave for local sight-seeing in the afternoon. Visit ages old pagoda shaped temple of Hadimba located beautifully in the middle of cedar forest, Natural sulphur hot water springs at Vashisht, Club house on the river bank and Buddhist Monastery. Explore local market in the evening. O/n Hotel.
Leave for Snow point tour a little early in the morning. Distance travelled today – 110 Kms, Time for tour & sight-seeing – approximately 8 hrs.
Visit Rohtang Pass (3978 mts/ 13050 ft) or the nearest snowline as Rohtang remains blocked for almost six months every year. Lovely views from Kothi pastures, Rahla waterfalls and Marhi. Lovely meadow of Solang valley (2560 mts/ 8400 ft) offer you variety of holiday activities. Skiing/ Snowboarding & Paragliding joyrides (Optional) can be the major activities along with Ropeway ride. O/n Hotel.
Check out & leave for Heritage tour after the Breakfast. This is a lovely countryside drive which takes you to capital of old Kullu state called Nagar (1851 mts/ 6100 ft). Visit 1000 years old temple dedicated to Gayatri Devi at Jagatusukh. Visit Nagar castle built in typical Kullu architecture style which used to be the residence of the royal family. Visit Roerich estate which belongs to famous Russian artist called Nicholas Roerich. This tour finally takes you through breathtakingly beautiful countryside and apple orchards to village of Jana. Spend some time by waterfalls and drive back through dense forest of Somvan. Distance travelled today – 56 Kms, Time for tour & sight-seeing – approximately 6 hrs.
Board bus in the evening for return journey to Delhi. Distance (Manali – Delhi) – 570 kms, Journey Time – approximately 15 hrs.
Arrival in Delhi next morning.
Cost Per Person on Twin Sharing basis
Places to stay
Our Price Includes
1.) 2 overnight stays at Shimla in Deluxe Room with Bed Tea, Breakfast & Dinner.
3 overnight stays at Manali in Deluxe Room with Bed Tea, Breakfast & Dinner.
2.) Journey by AC Volvo/ Luxury Coach (Sic), Delhi – Shimla and Manali – Delhi.
Journey from Shimla to Manali by exclusive AC cab.
Local Transfer from Bus Station to Hotel and vice-versa.
3.) Excursions in Shimla and Manali as mentioned in the itinerary by exclusive AC cab.
4.) All taxes.
Price does not include
1.) Meals other than those indicated above, drinks, tips, laundry, telephone calls & expenses of personal
2.) Entrance/ Guiding charges in Monuments, Adventure Sports, Joy rides, travel and health insurance.
1.) The tour cost is subject to change without prior notice.
2.) Hotels : Subject to availability at the time of making reservation.