Popular Himachal Tour 5N 6D

Popular Himachal Tour 5N 6D

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5 nights 6 days

Shimla [2 N] Manali [3 N]

₹ 16,143 / $ 227Onwards
Start: Chandigarh End: Chandigarh
*Meal Plan: MAP - Room +Breakfast+Dinner

  • Hotel

  • Transfer

  • Sightseeing

Popular Himachal Tour

Manali is a high-altitude Himalayan resort town in India’s northern Himachal Pradesh state. It has a reputation as a backpacking center and honeymoon destination. Set on the Beas River, it’s a gateway for skiing in the Solang Valley and trekking in Parvati Valley.

When to visit Manali

Manali has a temperate highland climate. The weather is mild to warm Apr–Oct, with a peak travel season May–Jun, before the monsoon rains of Jul–Aug. The winter (Dec–Feb) is cool to cold, with snowfall. Key events include the Manali Winter Carnival (Feb), with folk dancing, street music and a fashion show

Shimla is the capital of the northern Indian state of Himachal Pradesh, in the Himalayan foothills. Once the summer capital of British India, it remains the terminus of the narrow-gauge Kalka-Shimla Railway, completed in 1903. It’s also known for the handicraft shops that line The Mall, a pedestrian avenue, as well as the Lakkar Bazaar, a market specializing in wooden toys and crafts.

When to visit Shimla

The peak travel period is during the warm months of May–Jun, before the torrential monsoon rains of Jul–Aug. The winter (Dec–Feb), with cold weather, snow and ice skating, is also a popular time to visit. Key events include the Shimla Summer Festival (May/Jun, dates vary), with regional folkloric music and dancing.

Popular Himachal Tour

  • Manali:
  • Hidimba Devi Temple – Historic Hindu temple in a forest
  • Manu Temple- Old historic temple in scenic surround
  • Manali Sanctuary- Wildlife
  • Shimla
  • The Ridge -Hub of cultural activities in Shimla
  • Jakhoo- Hindu Temple with iconic statue.
  • Mall Road -Pedestrian only walkway shopping
  • Christ Church – Second oldest church in North India.
  • Rashtrapathi Niwas- Guided tour of grand British building.

Itinerary

Shimla [2 N] Manali [3 N]
Day
1

Chandigarh - Shimla

Pick up from Chandigarh airport/Railway Station  & Drive to Shimla  the former summer capital of British India, set amidst the snow capped Shivalik Mountains which offers some of the most stunning views of the mighty Himalayas.

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 in Shimla.

Shimla | Fairmount Hotel | 3 Star


Day
2

Shimla Local Sightseeing

After breakfast visit to Jakhu Temple situated on the highest peak of Shimla. After offering prayers and enjoying the panoramic views of Shivalik Ranges proceed to Kufri where you can photograph yourself in hired Pahari or Himachal attires.

Enjoy Pony riding or yak riding (at your own cost). Later proceed to Naldhera which is famous for its golf course and scenic beauty and 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 in Shimla.

Shimla | Fairmount Hotel | 3 Star


Day
3

Shimla to Manali

After having breakfast, check out and transfer from Shimla to Manali by surface Enroute visit Kullu valley, Beas River, Dashehra maidan etc. Arrive and transfer to hotel Manali. Evening free for rest.

Overnight stay in Manali.

Manali | Snow peak retreat | 3 Star


Day
4

Manali local sightseeing

After Breakfast proceed to Visit the 450 years old Hidimba devi Temple built in the tranquil and serene woods, the oldest temple in Manali, Tibetean center & monastery, Vasisth village, known for its hot Sulpher springs .Later visit Naggar Castle and local Bazar.

Overnight stay in Manali

Manali | Snow Peak retreat | 3 Star


Day
5

Manali Local Sightseeing- Rohtang Pass -Solang Valley

After Breakfast at hotel proceed for full  day excursion visiting, Morning proceed to visit the Solang Valley, which offers fine views of glaciers and snow, capped peaks , Rohtang Pass (Upto Snow Line in case Rohtang is closed due to snow fall and govt  rules regulation ) enjoy Skiing full day around Rohtang in the mountain side snow fields.

Note: Rohtang Pass will be closed on Tuesday. ( Rohtang Pass Sightseeing is not included from 15th May 2015 onward. It will be chargeable extra payable directly by the guest)

Overnight in Manali

Manali | Snow Peak retreat | 3 Star


Day
6

Manali - Chandigarh

After Breakfast proceed to Chandigarh airport/station for onward journey.

Tour ends.

  • Accommodation in the selected category of Hotels.
  • Breakfast except on day of arrival.
  • Sightseeing as per Itinerary by private vehicle.
  • Inclusive of all taxes, permit etc.
  • Airfare
  • Lunch, Dinner, Snacks & Beverages, if not specified in inclusions.
  • Entry Fees & Local Guide Charges
  • Activity Fees
  • Hotel Early Check-in / Late Check-out Charges, if applicable
  • Mandatory Gala Dinner for Christmas and New Year eve
  • Other items not mentioned in Inclusions

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