DAY 1 Delhi to Shimla (8-9 Hour/370 Kilometres) | Overnight in Shimla
Upon arrival at the Delhi airport/railway station, get transferred by road to Shimla, the most popular hill station in India. Referred as the Queen of Hills, Shimla has an old world charm that one just can’t afford to miss. This erstwhile summer capital of the British leaves all its visitors with many wonderful memories. On arrival in Shimla, check-in at your hotel. Post check-in, you have rest of the day at leisure to explore the city. As the day falls, you may return to your hotel overnight stay.
DAY 2 Half-day excursion to Kufri | Overnight in Shimla
Today, you would be proceeding for a half day excursion to Kufri (2500mts) to explore its famous attractions. 16 kilometres from Shimla, Kufri gained importance for hosting winter sports. When in Kufri, you could visit two of its famous attractions like – Indira Bungalow & the Himalayan Zoo. You could also take a hike or opt for a pony ride up to Mashu Peak. After savouring the natural beauty of Kufri, you would be dropped at the Shimla Mall Road (in the second half of the day), which you could explore at your own pace. One of the most prominent attractions of Shimla, Mall Road enfolds some of the famous restaurants, hotels, shops and sightseeing attractions like Shimla Church, Scandal Point, Gaiety Theatre, and Town Hall. In the evening, whenever you wish to relax, return to the hotel for an overnight stay. Note: Pony ride at Kufri are on direct payment basis.
DAY 3 Shimla to Manali (7-8 Hours/250 Kilometres) | Overnight in Manali
Leave the Shimla hotel and make way to the next destination of your holiday – Manali. Surrounded by high peaks and isolated villages, Manali is home to many attractions, which makes it a retreat for the travellers. Apart from its bewitching beauty, Manali is known for hosting adrenaline pumping activities. Upon your arrival at the hotel in Manali and completing the check-in formalities, you could relax a bit and get refreshed to take on some sightseeing. Spend the evening at leisure by strolling across the Manali Market. As the day comes to an end, enjoy a comfortable overnight stay.
DAY 4 Manali – Half-day excursion to Solang Valley/Rohtang Pass | Overnight in Manali
Start your day early morning, and head out to take an excursion to Solang Valley, which is 13 kilometres away from the Manali city. Solang Valley is predominantly known for its snow-capped mountain peaks, alluring glaciers and fine ski slopes which make it?s a perfect skiing destination of Himachal Pradesh. When in Solang Valley, you could also opt for adventure sports like paragliding, zorbing, and skiing at an additional cost (all activities are subject to weather conditions). After an exciting day of sight-seeing and adventure sports, return to the hotel in Manali for an overnight stay. Note: All the adventure sports at Solang Valley and Snow Suits at Snow point are on direct payment basis. Also, if you would like to visit Rohtang Pass, then we will take you till the local taxi stand from where you can get the local taxi on direct payment basis. Please note: Government has restricted the number of vehicles entering Rohtang on a daily basis. Rohtang visit will be on direct payment basis as per the availability of Permit & weather condition and can be booked locally at Manali.
DAY 5 Manali Local Sightseeing | Overnight in Manali
In the morning, you would be heading for a full day excursion to Manali. You would be first visiting the 450 years old Hadimba Devi Temple. Built in the tranquil and serene woods, it is the oldest temple in Manali. After seeking the blessings of God, head to Jagatsukh Temple, which is sacred to Lord Shiva. Amidst the picturesque valley and snow-capped mountains, Jagatsukh Temple stands out for its Shikhara style of architecture. After this, visit the Tibetan Monastery and the handicraft centre and walk to the nearby picturesque village of Vashist known for its hot sulfur springs. Having explored the famous attractions of Manali, head back to the hotel for an overnight stay.
DAY 6 Manali – Chandigarh (9 to 10 Hours/250 Kilometres)
Bid adieu to Manali and make way to the next destination your holiday – Chandigarh. The joint capital of Haryana and Punjab, Chandigarh is claimed to be the cleanest city in India. From lakes to gardens to monuments, Chandigarh has something for people of every interest. Upon arrival in Chandigarh, check-in at the hotel and relax after a long tiring journey.
DAY 7 Chandigarh to Delhi (4 to 5 Hours /250 Kilometres)
Check-out from the hotel and head to Delhi airport/railway station to board a flight/train for your journey onwards. It is time to head back home, armed with an enriching experience and memories to last a lifetime.