EXOTIC HIMACHAL TOUR
DELHI – SHIMLA – MANALI – DHARAMSHALA – DALHOUSIE – CHANDIGARH / DEPARTURE
Duration : 09 NIGHTS / 10 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 – SHIMLA
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. Later continue straight drive to Shimla, Shimla Once the summer capital of British India. the land of pine scented hills, beautiful Shali peaks, crisp winter skies, fragrant cedar forests, romantic mists and golden hillsides. 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 check in at hotel. After freshen up explore famous Mall road. Overnight Shimla.
Day 02: SHIMLA
This morning you will be driven to Kufri valley – located 16 kms from Shimla, it commands a panoramic view of the majestic Himalayas. Later in the afternoon visit Naldehra – 23kms – under a skyline etched with conifers, Naldehra offers a well-groomed nine hole golf course. Evening take a visit to Jakhu Temple, dedicated to Hanuman, from where you enjoy an excellent view of Shimla. Next visit the Viceregal Lodge, which once served as the seat of power. Evening drive back to hotel. Overnight Shimla.
Day 03: SHIMLA – MANALI
After breakfast drive to Manali. On arrival check into the hotel. Evening explore The Tibetan market. It has many stalls selling shawls and other woolen clothes and souvenirs. Overnight Manali.
Day 04: MANALI
Post breakfast proceed for an excursion to Rohtang Pass (At your own Cost through Union Vehicle), located 51 kms from Manali, 3978 meters high, which for centuries was the gateway to the trading routes that led to Lahaul, Ladakh and Central Asia. From the crest of the pass, one can take in a sweeping panorama of mountain ranges, pinnacles, precipitous cliffs, ridges, huge glaciers, moraine and deep ravines. Evening return back to hotel. Overnight Manali.
Day 05: 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 06: MANALI – DHARAMSHALA
Post breakfast drive to Dharamshala. Surrounded by cedar forests on the edge of the Himalayas, this hillside city is home to the Dalai Lama and the Tibetan government-in-exile. The Thekchen Chöling Temple Complex is a spiritual center for Tibetan Buddhism, while the Library of Tibetan Works and Archives houses thousands of precious manuscripts. On arrival check into the hotel. Evening you can visit the colourful Kotiwali Bazaar and Kangra Art Museum –displaying miniature paintings, elaborately embroidered costumes of Kangra people , wood carvings, tribal jewellery and , to cap it all, a million and a half year old fossil of an elephant’s tooth. Overnight Dharamshala.
Day 07: DHARAMSHALA – DALHOUSIE
After breakfast drive to Dalhousie, Dalhousie is a small hill station that still retains much of its charm. Dalhousie is clothed in stately groves of deodar and oak. On arrival check into the hotel. Take visit of Kalatope wild life sanctuary. Overnight Dalhousie.
Day 08: DALHOUSIE
After breakfast full day sightseeing of Khajjiar , a popular tourist spot, the most beautiful and lush green place where you can enjoy photography and Horse riding own your own. It’s also known as ‘Mini switzerland’. Take visit of Rang Mahal. is home to the Himachal Emporium ,Evening visit Gandhi market for shopping. Overnight Dalhousie.
Day 09: DALHOUSIE – CHANDIGARH
After breakfast drive to Chandigarh , on arrival check in at hotel. Rest of the day free to relax at hotel. Overnight Chandigarh.
Day 10:CHANDIGARH / DEPARTURE
After breakfast transfer to airport / railway station for your onwards destination with the happy memories of your tour and our services.