SHIMLA MANALI 5 NIGHTS / 6 DAYS
Day 1 : Arrival at Chandigarh & drive to Manali by road. (9hrs.)
On arrival at Chandigarh airport/railway station, you will be welcomed by our representative & proceeds for Manali by road another beautiful hill station in the state. Located in the Beas River Valley, at an elevation of more than 2000 meters above sea level. The name ‘Manali’ has been derived from the words ‘Manu’ and ‘Alaya’, which mean ‘Abode of Manu’. Besides this, some other prominent attractions of this hill town are Hadimba Temple, Manali Sanctuary, Arjun Gufa and Jagatsukh. Upon reaching, check-in at the Hotel and take some rest.Dinner at the Hotel. Overnight at Manali.
Day 2 : Manali – Local Sight Seeing & Solang Valley Visit
The morning we proceed for Solang Valley, where we can enjoy adventure activities like Zorbing, Paragliding. Later you can also visit Tibetan Monastery- not only a place of worship but also a Tibetan culture centre, the natural springs and sandstone temples at Vashist Village, Hadimba Devi Temple- dedicated to Hidimba, wife of Bhim-one of the 5 Pandava brother of the Hindu epic Mahabharata and the Manu Temple- and old temple dedicated to sage Manu. Club House In the evening we return to the hotel or free time at mall road. Overnight at Manali.
Day 3 : Manali – Naggar Castle – Manali
After breakfast today we proceed for Naggar Castle. Formerly, Naggar Castle was known to be the residence the Royal family, until it got occupied by British forces. This resulted in certain modifications in the design and architecture of Naggar castle. Today one would find an additional staircase, fire place and chimneys inside the Castle, which displays a unique amalgam of English as well as Indian architecture. As a whole, Naggar Castle is a unique mansion made of wood and stone, which also houses a historic temple and an art museum. Adding to the charm of the castle is the small temple, which is situated in its courtyard, and is popular with the name Jagti Patt. Over the years of the modern era, the structure of Naggar Castle has undergone renovation, but its primary heritage design is still intact. Thus, making it a must visit place in Manali. Evening return back to Hotel. Overnight at Manali.
Day 4 : Manali to Shimla (09hrs.)
Today after breakfast we checkout from hotel and proceed for shimla by road. Shimla, the capital of Himachal Pradesh. This beautiful hill resort was the erstwhile summer capital of the British. It is one of the top tourist destinations in India owing to its mild climate, meandering streets and snow-clad mountains. Often referred to as the ‘Queen of Hill Stations’, Shimla is perched at a height of around 2000 metres above sea level. Besides its natural beauty, what attracts hordes of tourists to this place is the opportunity to indulge in various adventure activities, such as trekking, mountaineering and skiing. Once you reach Shimla, complete the check-in formalities at the hotel and take some rest.Following dinner, stay overnight at the hotel.
Day 5 : Shimla – Kufri Excursion with local sight seeing
Today morning after a filling, delicious breakfast visits Kufri. Kufri derives its name from ‘Kufr’ which means lake. It is prevalent among trekkers. The salubrious climate and stunning natural beauty make Kufri a perfect summer getaway. Kufri is the venue for annual winter sports festival held in February. Kufri is also renowned for other adventures activities such as skiing tobogganing (sliding downhill on a sledge) etc. Kufri has the oldest skiing slopes in Himachal Pradesh. Kufri is also a haven for nature enthusiasts and wildlife lovers as the Himalayan Nature Park is situated on the town’s outskirts. The Park is home to over 180 varieties of fauna. Thereafter visit the famous mall road of Shimla. Visit the Scandal Point Jhakoo Temple (private vehicles do not have access to Jhakoo temple because of the location. The guests can take a shared taxi available on Mall Road and visit the temple. It’s advisable to visit the temple before it turns dark; hence the guests can first visit the temple and then spend time on the mall road.) After ample shopping at mall road, we returned to your hotel for a mouth-watering dinner—overnight in the resort.
Day 6 : Shimla to Chandigarh Drop (04 hrs.)
After breakfast we checkout from hotel and proceed for Chandigarh by road. On arrival you will be transferred to the airport/railway station to board the flight/Train back to home.