SHIMLA & MANALI TOUR
DELHI – CHANDIGARH – MANALI – SHIMLA – KALKA – DELHI / DEPARTURE
Duration : 07 NIGHTS / 08 DAYS
Suggested tour itinerary is a flexible tour proposal and can be change as per the guest requirement. We provide tailor made itinerary as per the need of the guest if you want to add or remove any of the destination please advise us for modification so that you can enjoy best of your holidays in India.
Day 01: ARRIVE DELHI
Arrive at Delhi airport / railways station, meet and greet by ITM representative. Our representative will explain the tour scheduled in detail and handover all the tour related documents to you. Rest of the day free for leisure activities. Overnight Delhi.
Day 02: DELHI – CHANDIGARH
After breakfast and check out from the hotel drive to Chandigarh. Chandigarh, derives its name from the Chandi Mandir temple located in the vicinity of the city and a fort or ‘garh” beyond the temple, called Chandigarh. Chandigarh is a union territory, administered by the Government of India and was designed by Le Corbusier. On arrival Chandigarh. Check in at hotel. Overnight Chandigarh.
Day 03: CHANDIGARH – MANALI
After breakfast visit Sukhna Lake, Rock Garden and Rose garden. Later continue drive to Manali, The landscape here is breathtaking. One can see spectacular views of well-defined snowcapped peaks and wooded slopes. The Beas River rushes along its rocky course amid grassy meadows carpeted with wild flowers and wagtails hop along from stone to stone along the stream’s edge. On the other side are deodar and pine trees, tiny fields and fruit orchards. It is an excellent place for a holiday, a favorite resort for trekkers to various regions in Kashmir valley. It is known as the Switzerland of India. Evening arrive at Manali. Overnight at Manali.
Day 04: MANALI
After breakfast visit the Jagatsukh Naggar Art Gallery, Hadimba Devi Temple and The Tibetan Monastery before proceeding to Vashisht village, just outside Manali, across the river Beas, known for its hot sulphur springs whose water is said to have curative properties. Evening free to relax at hotel. Overnight Manali.
Day 05: MANALI – SHIMLA
After breakfast drive to Shimla, 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. On arrival Shimla check in at hotel. Overnight Shimla.
Day 06: SHIMLA
After breakfast proceed for full day Shimla tour visit Gothic Christ church. This Christ church is located on the Shimla’s prominent Ridge. Even today, the church has some interesting memorial tablets while the pews still mark the seats of British Viceroy of India, the Commander-in-Chief and the Punjab’s Governor. Later we visit the Jakhoo Hill. It is the highest point in Shimla and offers a spectacular view of the town, hills and distant mountain ranges. The peak has a temple dedicated to the Lord Hanuman. After visiting the temple we return back to hotel. In the evening we visit the Mall and Scandal Point for shopping. Scandal Point is the hub of Shimla’s social life and is said to be so named after a British Commander-in-Chief’s daughter eloped from the spot with the Maharaja of Patiala. Overnight Shimla.
Day 07: SHIMLA – KALKA – DELHI (EVENING TRAIN)
After breakfast drive to Kalka railway station, on arrival transfer to railway station to board on train to Delhi. On arrival Delhi meeting assistance and transfer hotel. Overnight Delhi.
Day 08: DELHI / DEPARTURE
After breakfast transfer to airport / railway station for your onwards destination with the happy memories of your tour and our services.