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Himachal Delight

Visit the land of pristine mountains, picturesque valleys, apple orchards, forest trails, gushing cascades, and hospitable people, with our Himachal Delight package. This itinerary lasts for 10 days and nine nights and within this time you will get a wealth of fond memories which are likely to last a lifetime…at least. When you drive from Delhi to Shimla your mind might be filled with anticipation but when you end the tour your heart will surely be richer with great experiences. The tour will afford fascinating vignettes of Shimla, Manali, Dharamshala, and Dalhousie. Besides the boundless beauty of nature and the varied landscape the bonuses of this tour are adventurous pony rides and some wonderful shopping options for exotic souvenirs.

Itinerary

Day 01
DELHI-SHIMLA

Arrive Delhi and drive to Shimla (330 KMS / APPROX 9 HOURS DRIVE) On arrival at the Delhi airport or Delhi railway station (on your own), you will be drive to Shimla where on arrival you will check into your hotel. The rest of the evening is at leisure.

Day 02
SHIMLA: EXCURSION TO KUFRI (20 KMS)

After breakfast depart for a half-day excursion to Kufri, famous for its trekking and hiking trails. You can also visit Indira Tourist Park from where you get a panoramic view of the locations around. You will return to Shimla and the rest of the day is free to relax or explore the local markets on Mall road.Overnight at hotel.

Day 03
SHIMLA-MANALI: (272 KMS/ APPROX 7 HOUR DRIVE)

Today enjoy your drive past the banks of the river Beas to Manali. On arrival into Manali, check into your hotel. The evening is at leisure.

Day 04
MANALI

During your city tour today, visit the Hadimba Temple and the Tibetan Monastery which houses several images of Lord Buddha and Tankha paintings. The evening is free to relax or stroll and shop at the Mall road. Overnight at hotel.

Day 05
MANALI

Excursion to Rohatang Pass / Snow Point This morning proceed on a day excursion to the Rohtang Pass. If roads to Rohtang Pass are closed, then visit Snow Point where ponies/horses can be hired directly. The rest of the day is free to explore this picturesque town on your own. Overnight at hotel.

Day 06
MANALI- DHARAMSHALA (235 KMS/ APPROX. 7 HOUR DRIVE)

Today your picturesque journey continues to Dharamshala. It is the principal township of Kangra district which overlooks the wide spread of the plains with pine and deodar forests. On arrival check into your hotel. The evening is at leisure.

Day 07
DHARAMSHALA

Visit some of the important sights like St. Johns Church and Mcleodganj – the residence of His Holiness Dalai Lama and the Tibetan market. Overnight at hotel.

Day 08
DHARAMSHALA-DALHOUSIE (145 KMS/ APPROX. 4-5 HOUR DRIVE)

Today drive to Dalhousie. A little hill station that still retains its old British charm. Its marvelous forest trails overlook vistas of wooded hills, waterfalls, spring and rivulets. On arrival in Dalhousie, check into your hotel. In the afternoon visit the Martyr’s memorial at Panchpulla; enroute visit Satdhara, said to contain mica and medicinal properties.

Day 09
DALHOUSIE

Excursion to Khajjiar (23 kms / approx 1 hour drive) Drive to Khajjiar, a scenic spot set amidst a backdrop of dense pines, deodars and lush green meadow. Khajjar is exquisitely nestled down in the foothills of the imposing Dhauladhar ranges of the Western Himalayas providing a panaoramic and breathtaking view to the visitors.

Day 10
DALHOUSIE-PATHANKOT (80 KMS / APPROX. 3 HOUR DRIVE)

Today you are transferred to Pathankot for your onward journey.

Package Details

  • 02 nights accommodation on twin sharing basis in Dalhousie
  • Daily Breakfast and Dinner
  • Local Sightseeing of Shimla along with Excursion to Kufri
  • Half day local Sightseeing to Manali at own
  • Full Day Excursion to Rohtang Pass/Solang Valley at own
  • City to city transfer as per the itinerary by non AC Car (ac will work on plains only not on the hilly areas)
  • All Applicable Taxes
  • 02 nights accommodation on twin sharing basis in Shimla
  • 02 nights accommodation on twin sharing basis in Dharamshala
  • 03 nights accommodation on twin sharing basis in Manali
  • Still camera/ video camera charges
  • Travel insurance
  • GST of 3.09%
  • Hotel tax 7.41%
  • Meals at hotels except those listed in above inclusions
  • Personal expenses such as laundry, telephone calls, tips & gratuity, mineral water, soft & hard drinks, rafting, rock climbing, paragliding, porter age.
  • Additional sightseeing or extra usage of vehicle, other than mentioned in the itinerary.
  • Entrance Fees & Guide charges.
  • Any cost arising due to natural calamities like, landslides, road blockage, political disturbances (strikes), etc (to be borne by the client, who is directly payable on the spot).
  • Any increase in Airlines taxes or fuel price at the time of departure, leading to increase in cost on surface transportation & land arrangements, which may come into effect prior to departure.
  • Anything not mentioned in the inclusions

Hotels

Places Nights Standard Superior Deluxe
Shimla 2 Quality Inn River Country /Similar Manuallya Ambassador /Similar
Manali 3 Clarks /Similar Radisson /Similar
Dharamshala 2 Asia Health Resort /Similar Surya Macl /Similar
Dalhousie 2 Grandview /Similar Grandview /Similar