Queen of Hills to Valley of Gods (6N/ 7D)
Distance – 135 kms, Journey and Sight-seeing Time – Approximately 6 hrs.
Pick up from Chandigarh Airport or Railway station. Visit famous Rock garden and Sukhna Lake in Chandigarh before driving towards Shimla. Lunch enroute at Barog from where one gets first glimpses of Himalayas. Reach Shimla (2200 mts/ 7250 ft) by evening. If not tired, take a stroll on the famous mall road. O/n Hotel.
Distance – 55 kms, Journey and Sight-seeing Time – Approximately 8 hrs.
After Breakfast, leave for half day tour of Kufri (2743 mts/ 9000 ft) & Jakhu (2455 mts/ 8000 ft). Obtain spectacular wide angle view of whole Himalayan range from Kufri & visit Zoo which has rare Himalayan species. Visit famous Jakhu temple (2455 mts/ 8000 ft) dedicated to Lord Hanuman, situated on the hilltop from where one can have 360-degree view of Shimla town down below. 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 Vice Regal Lodge, the residence of Viceroy to India - highly recommended. Visit Vice Regal Lodge in the second half of the day. Visit Christ church & Ridge in the late afternoon. Enjoy & explore famous Mall Road in the evening. Illuminated Buildings of Town Hall & Christ church look wonderful in the evenings. O/n Hotel.
Distance – 250 Kms, Journey & Sight-seeing Time – Approximately 8 hrs.
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 – 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.
Distance – 110 Kms, Journey & Sight-seeing Time – Approximately 8 hrs.
Leave for Snow point tour a little early in the morning. 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.
Distance – 170 Kms, Journey & Sight-seeing Time – Approximately 8 hrs.
Check out and leave for Heritage tour after Breakfast. This is a lovely countryside drive which takes you to capital of old Kullu state called Nagar (1851/ 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. Drive further on to Manikaran (1760 mts/ 5800 ft) situated in picturesque Parvati valley. Spend couple of hours here to visit boiling hot water springs, Gurudwara & Shiva temple. Drive back to Kullu (1278 mts/ 4193 ft) to visit weavers of famous Kullu shawls at a handicraft unit. If time permits, one can experience exhilarating session of River Rafting before reaching Mandi (1044 mts/ 3425 ft) in the evening. O/n Hotel at Mandi.
Distance – 200 Kms, Journey & Sight-seeing Time – Approximately 6 hrs.
Drive to Chandigarh to board train/ flight for onward return journey.
Cost Per Person on Twin Sharing basis In Season
Cost Per Person on Twin Sharing basis Off Season
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* Vehicle – Hatchback – Indica/ Alto/ Santro
* Vehicle – Sedan – Indigo/ Swift Dzire/ Toyota Etios
* Vehicle – MUV – Innova/ Xylo
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.
1 overnight stay at Mandi in Deluxe Room with Bed Tea, Breakfast & Dinner.
2.) Whole Journey (Ex Chandigarh) and all Excursions as mentioned in the itinerary by exclusive AC cab.
3.) All taxes.
Price does not include
1.) Meals other than those indicated above, drinks, tips, laundry, telephone calls & expenses of personal nature.
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