Trans Himachal 2

9N / 10D
2 N Shimla, 2 N Manali, 2 N Dharamshala, 2 N Dalhousie, 1 N Amritsar

 

Himachal Pradesh is a land of mysteries with so much to explore and so much to discover. Some things though, are quite strange and intriguing about this state.

Peak season: Apr , May, Jun, Mid July, Dec,

Off season: Mid July, Aug, Sep, Oct, Nov, Feb,

VALIDITY: Till 31st March 2019

  • Manali: Surya International or similar
    Shimla: 
    Gulmarg Regency or similar
    Dharamshala: 
    Snow crest or similar
    Dalhousie: 
    Sagarika or similar
    Amritsar: 
    Puri Palace or similar

  • Mall Road
    The Ridge
    Kufri
    Solang Valley
    Hadimba Temple
    Dal Lake
    Khajjiar
    Wagah Border
    Golden Temple
  • Return airport transfers included
  • Breakfast & dinner included

Itinerary

DAY 1 – ARRIVE AT CHANDIGARH & PROCEED TO SHIMLA (5HRS.)

  • Upon arrival at Chandigarh Airport, we drive to Shimla, the capital of Himachal Pradesh. This beautiful hill resort was the erstwhile summer capital of the British. It is one of the top tourist destinations in India owing to its mild climate, meandering streets and snow-clad mountains. Often referred to as the ‘Queen of Hill Stations’, Shimla is perched at a height of around 2000 meters above sea level. Besides its natural beauty, what attracts hordes of tourists to this place is the opportunity to indulge in various adventurous activities, such as trekking, mountaineering, and skiing.
  • Once you reach Shimla, complete the check-in formalities at the hotel and take some rest.
  • Stay overnight at the hotel.

DAY 2 – SHIMLA – KUFRI EXCURSION WITH LOCAL SIGHT SEEING

  • Today morning after a filling delicious breakfast visit Kufri. Kufri derives its name from ‘Kufr’ which means lake. It is especially popular among trekkers. The salubrious climate and stunning natural beauty makes Kufri a perfect summer getaway. Kufri is the venue for annual winter sports festival held in February. Kufri is also renowned for other adventurous activities such as skiing tobogganing (sliding downhill on a sled) etc. Kufri has the oldest skiing slopes in Himachal Pradesh. Kufri is also a haven for nature enthusiasts and wildlife lovers as the Himalayan Nature Park is situated on the outskirts of the town. The Park is home to over 180 varieties of fauna.
  • Thereafter, visit the famous mall road of Shimla.
  • Visit the Scandal Point, Jhakoo Temple (private vehicles do not have access to Jhakoo temple because of the location. The guests can take a shared taxi available on Mall Road and visit the temple. It’s advisable to visit the temple before it turns dark; hence the guests can first visit the temple and then spend time on the Mall Road.)
  • After ample of shopping time, return to your hotel for a mouth-watering dinner.

DAY 3 – SHIMLA TO MANALI (9HRS.)

  • Have your breakfast and begin driving to Manali, one of the most popular hill stations of India.
  • Upon arriving, complete the check- in formalities at the hotel.
  • The evening is at leisure. Flocked by honeymooners and family vacationers all around the year, Manali is dotted with a number of attractions.
  • Stay overnight at the hotel.

DAY 4 MANALI – LOCAL SIGHT SEEING & SOLANG VALLEY VISIT

  • After breakfast, get set to visit the popular tourist attractions of Manali. If you are an adventure enthusiast, you can try your hand at paragliding, zorbing etc.
  • You can also visit Tibetan Monastery – not only a place of worship but also a Tibetan culture centre, the natural springs and sandstone temples at Vashist Village, Hadimba Devi Temple – dedicated to Hidimba, wife of Bhim – one of the 5 Pandava brother of the Hindu epic Mahabharata and the Manu Temple- an old temple dedicated to sage Manu, Club House.
  • Later, we proceed for Solang Valley where we can enjoy adventurous activities like zorbing, paragliding etc.
  • The evening is at leisure.
  • Stay overnight at the hotel.

DAY 5 MANALI TO DHARAMSALA (08HRS.)

  • After having breakfast, hit the road to Dharamshala. On your way, enjoy the cool breeze while treating your eyes to the scenic, spread all around.
  • After arrival in Dharamshala, check-in at the hotel.
  • Spend the evening as per your own liking. The peaceful hill town of Dharamshala or Dharamsala is an ideal holiday destination that boasts of lush greenery, fresh air, thick green forests and a number of attractions.
  • In evening you can take a walk in main market street area (Mall road) on your own, explore and shop.
  • Stay overnight at the hotel.
DAY 6 DHARAMSALA – FULL DAY LOCAL

  • After breakfast, proceed for a tour of Dharamshala, where you are going to cover the major attractions like Dal Lake, Church, Bhagsu Nag Temple and Tibetan Monastery. All these places are filled with a lot of natural beauty.
  • After lunch, we embark on a sightseeing visit to the famous Tibetan Medical Centre, where treatment is done using rare Tibetan medicines and St. John Church, the oldest church of this region. Other than these attractions, some other places to visit include Kangra Art Museum, Tea Gardens and Kunal Pathri Temple.
  • Overnight stay at the hotel.
  • DAY 7 DHARAMSALA TO DALHOUSIE (05HRS.)

    • After breakfast, continue with your check-out formalities.
    • Later, begin driving towards Dalhousie – a famous hill station in Himachal, famous for snow-capped mountains. Quite a few Tibetan refugees have made a home in Dalhousie. There are painted rock carvings of Buddhist deities along the south side of the ridge.
    • You can also visit the British-era churches of St John (1863) and St Francis (1894) set among the pines at opposite ends of the ridge. The market areas at Subhash Chowk and Gandhi Chowk are linked by lanes – Thandi Sarak (Cold Rd) and Garam Sarak (Hot Rd). The latter lane receives more sunshine.
    • Arrive at the hotel. Check-in and relax.
    • Evening free for leisure activities.
    • Overnight stay at the hotel.

    DAY 8 DALHOUSIE – KHAJJIAR – DALHOUSIE

    • After breakfast, visit Khajjiar – often called as India’s Switzerland. The exquisite glade of Khajjiar (1960m) has a circumference of about 5 km. At Khajjiar, there is a 12th century temple dedicated to Khajji Nag. Within the temple are life size wooden images of the five Pandav brothers.
    • Overnight stay at the hotel.

    DAY 8 DALHOUSIE TO AMRITSAR (WITH WAGAH BORDER) (06HRS.)

    • After breakfast, check-out from hotel & proceed to Amritsar by road.
    • On arrival, check-in at the hotel.
    • Later, visit Indo-Pak Wagah Border to watch Flag Retreat Ceremony. (Wagah, an army outpost on Indo-Pak border 30 Kms from Amritsar where the daily highlight is the evening “Beating the Retreat” ceremony). Soldiers from both countries march in perfect drill, going through the steps of bringing down their respective national flags. As the sun goes down, nationalistic fervour rises and lights are switched on marking the end of the day amidst thunderous applause.
    • Overnight stay at the hotel.

    Inclusions

    • Accommodation on twin / triple sharing basis as per the package selected
    • Daily breakfast and dinner in the comfort of the hotel
    • All transfers and sightseeing as per the itinerary on seat in coach basis, in an AC Vehicle
    • Currently applicable hotel and transport taxes

    Exclusions

    • 5% Goods and Services Tax (GST)
    • Any kind of personal expenses or optional tours / extra meals ordered
    • Airfare/Train fare
    • Entry fee to places of sightseeing, boating charges etc.
    • Festive surcharges and mandatory gala dinner on christmas and new year.
    • Cost arising due to Fight delays/cancellations, weather conditions, Natural Calamities or other reasons beyond control.

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