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    Beautiful Himachal Tour

    Best of Manali & Shimla

    • Pkg Id


    • Destinations


    • Duration

      9 Days

    • Attractions


      Rock Garden of ChandigarhJakhooSolang ValleyGurudwara Sahib ManikaranThe Chail PalaceBhagsunag WaterfallThe Ridge ShimlaHidimba Devi TempleDalai Lama Temple ComplexDainkund Peak
    • Price


      Per person on twin sharing

      (Exclusive of Taxes)

    • Hotel Category

    DAY 1
    Chandigarh- Shimla
    • Arrive Chandigarh airport/railway station and drive to Shimla (120 Kms. / 05 Hrs.). 
    • Arrive and check into the hotel.
    • Evening free to stroll on The Mall and the famous Ridge.
    • Ridge is famous for its stunning vistas of the valley and the Christ Church which is the most photographed landmark of Shimla.
    • Overnight  Stay at the hotel.
    DAY 2
    • After breakfast visit to Jakhu Temple situated on the highest peak of Shimla.
    • Later proceed to Kufri where you can photograph yourself in traditional Himachal attires.
    • Enjoy Pony riding or yak riding (not included in tour cost).
    • Proceed to Naldera famous for its scenic beauty & Golf Coarse.
    • Overnight in the hotel.
    DAY 3
    Shimla- Manali
    • After breakfast drive to Manali by road (270 Kms. / 07 Hrs.).
    • Enroute visit to famous Kullu Shawl factories.
    • Arrive and check into the hotel.
    • Overnight stay at hotel in Manali.
    DAY 4
    Manali Local Sightseeing
    • After breakfast proceed for full day local sightseeing of Manali like Hadimba Temple, Tibetan Monastery, Lord Buddha and Tankha paintings, Vashistha Temple for "Hot & Cold water Kund”,Club House. Naggar Castle.
    • The evening is free leisure & you can move around to the Mall Road for shopping.
    • Reach at Hotel on own by dinner.
    • Overnight stay at hotel in Manali. 
    DAY 5
    Trip to Solang Vallley
    • After Breakfast at hotel proceed for full  day excursion Solang Valley, famous for its picturesque location and adventurous activities.
    • Enjoy lots of activities there i.e River Crossing/ Rock Climbing/ Rappelling / Paragliding/ Mountain Bike/ Zorbing/ Hot Air Ballooning / Pony Riding/ Cable Car etc. (at your own cost).
    • Overnight in the hotel.
    DAY 6
    Manali - Dharamshala
    • A distance of 260 kilometer on the way visit Baijnath known for its Shiva Temple and further at Palampur famous For Tea Garden. Dharamhsala is a hill-station lying on the spur of the Dhauladhar Mountains about 18 kms north-east of Kangra.
    • It is known for its scenic beauty set amidst high pine and oak trees.
    • Since 1960, when it became the temporary headquarters of His Holiness The Dalai Lama, Dharamshala has risen to international repute as “The Little Lhasa in India”.
    • Overnight at Hotel in Dharamshala.
    DAY 7
    Dharmshala to Dalhousie (145 Kms. / 5 Hrs.)
    • After Breakfast drive from Dharamshala towards Dalhousie after doing the local sightseeing of Places which includes, His holiness Dalai lama residence at Mc Leodgunj, War memorial, Bhagsunath temple and Dal Lake.
    • Reach Dalhousie in the evening.
    • Overnight at Hotel in Dalhousie.
    DAY 8
    Dalhousie, Khajjiar
    • Dalhousie has been named after the British Governor, General of the l9th century, Lord Dalhousie.
    • Surrounded by varied vegetation, pines, dodders, oaks and flowering rhododendron. 
    • Local sightseeing of Dalhousie includes visit to Panjipula, Subhash Baoli and excursion to Khajjiar 24 Kms. surrounded by thick Deodar forest. Drive from Dalhousie to Khajjiar is awesome.
    • Overnight at Hotel Dalhousie.
    DAY 9
    Dalhousie - Chandigarh
    • After breakfast proceed to Chandigarh airport
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    Best of Manali & Shimla

    Top Attractions

    Best of Manali & Shimla

    Rock Garden of Chandigarh

    The Rock Garden of Chandigarh is a sculpture garden in Chandigarh Punjab and Haryana India. It is also known as Nek Chands Rock Garden after its founder Nek Chand Saini a government official who started the garden secretly in his spare time in 1957. Today it is spread over an area of 40 acres. It is completely built from industrialhome waste and discarded items.


    Jakhoo Temple is an ancient temple in Shimla dedicated to the Hindu deity Hanuman. It is situated on Jakhoo Hill Shimlas highest peak 2.5 km east of the Ridge at a height of 2455 m above sea level. Each year a festival is held on Dussehra before 1972 t

    Solang Valley

    Solang Valley derives its name from combination of words Solang and Nallah. It is a side valley at the top of the Kullu Valley in Himachal Pradesh India 14 km northwest of the resort town Manali on the way to Rohtang Pass and is known for its summer and winter sport conditions. The sports most commonly offered are parachuting paragliding skating and zorbing. Giant slopes of lawn comprise Solang Valley and provide its reputation as a popular ski resort. A few ski agencies offering courses and equipment reside here and operate only during winters. Solag valley is well known for the tea sold there.

    Gurudwara Sahib Manikaran

    Manikaran is located in the Parvati Valley on river Parvati northeast of Bhuntar in the Kullu District of Himachal Pradesh. It is at an altitude of 1760 m and is located 4 km ahead of Kasol and about 45 km from Kullu and about 35 km from Bhuntar. This small town attracts tourists visiting Manali and Kullu to its hot springs and pilgrim centres. An experimental geothermal energy plant has also been set up here.

    The Chail Palace

    The Chail Palace Built in 1891 the Maharajas palace is set in approximately 75 acres and has a truly regal setting with spectacular views.

    Bhagsunag Waterfall

    Bhagsunag is a village near Mcleodganj in Dharamshala district Himachal Pradesh. It is popular for the Bhagsunag waterfall and the ancient Bhagsunag Temple. Tourists need to trek to reach the waterfall. The height of this waterfall is approximately 20 meters and it is an absolute marvel to look at especially during the monsoon.

    The Ridge Shimla

    The Ridge road is a large open space located in the center of Shimla the capital city of Himachal Pradesh India. The Ridge is the hub of all cultural activities of Shimla. It is situated along the Mall Road which is the famous shopping center of Shimla. Most major places of Shimla like Sanjauli Snowdown Mall Jakhoo hill Oakover Kali Bari Annadale etc. are connected through the Ridge.

    Hidimba Devi Temple

    Hidimba Devi Temple locally known as Dhungari Temple also known variously as the Hadimba Temple is located in Manali a hill station in the State of Himachal Pradesh in north India. It is an ancient cave temple dedicated to Hidimbi Devi wife of Bhima a figure in the Indian epic Mahabharata. The temple is surrounded by a cedar forest called Dhungiri Van Vihar at the foot of the Himalayas. The sanctuary is built over a huge rock jutting out of the ground which was worshiped as an image of the deity. The structure was built in 1553 by Maharaja Bahadur Singh.

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    • Once Booking received : INR 5000 (Per PAX) + actual Ticket cancellation + Hotel cancellation as per hotel policy+Visa fee if visa is applied.
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