Standing aloft at an altitude of 1,950m in the Beas River valley is the spectacular hill station of Manali. Located in the north west Himalayas is the city of Shimla, also called the ‘Queen of Hills’ with its colonial charm. Manali and Shimla are perfect hide outs for those seeking a tranquil place to rest and refresh.
Meet and greet at Delhi airport or railway station and proceed to Shimla which takes about 9 hours with stopovers in between. Check-in to the hotel relax and dine.
After breakfast, visit Jakhu temple located amidst beautiful deodar tress on top of the beautiful Jakhu hills. Next stop is the serene Tibetan Monastery and on to Glen Forest, which is abound with pine and deodar forests. The famous Chadwick falls is also in Glen. Evening can be spend in The Mall where one pick souvenirs and other knick-knacks. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Have breakfast and proceed to Kufri, which is a hill station with break taking views of snow-capped slopes and nature.Kurfi is famous for its horse and yak ride. Can do skiing in winter month and hike to Mahasu peak through forest if one has the spirit of adventure. Visit Himalayan Nature Park situated at 2600m above sea level which is a natural habitat for many animals including sambhar, musk deer etc. In winters the park is covered with snow and acts as a perfect place to enjoy the magnanimity of the Himalayas. Back to Shimla by evening and retire to hotel.
Finish breakfast and advance to Manali which is a 9 hours driver. Enroute visit Manikaran, located in the Parvati valley at an altitude of 1760m, known for its hot springs and pilgrim centres. Reach resort in Manali by evening, relax and rest overnight.
First destination is the Hidimba Temple, located at the foot of the Himalayas surrounded by cedar forest and built over a huge rock jutting out of the ground. Next visit the Monastries and Vashist Hot Water Springs and Temple, known for its natural sulphur springs and old stone temples. Spend evening in the town of Manali and retreat to the hotel for overnight stay.
After breakfast, set off to Solang Valley, also known as Snow Point, known for its 300-m ski lift which offers awesome views of glaciers and snow-covered mountains. Next, take a trip to Rohtang Pass, which is about 51 kms from Manali and offers breath taking sights of Himalayan range. However, the pass is only open from May-November.
After breakfast, check out and proceed from Manali to Delhi, enjoying the scenic route.
- A/C Car Transfers
- Daily Breakfast
- Sightseeing as per the itinerary
- All applicable taxes
- Any Air/Train fares
- Lunch and dinner at Hotel
- Personal expenses
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