Off Beat Himachal Package - Budget

2N Shimla , 1N Narkanda , 2N Shoja and 3N Manali

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Car Details
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Hotel Details
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Destination Nights Hotel and Room Meals
Shimla 2 night(s)
Deluxe Room
Breakfast and Dinner
Narkanda 1 night(s)
Deluxe Room
Breakfast
Shoja 2 night(s)
Retreat Room
Breakfast and Dinner
Manali 3 night(s)
Honeymoon Suite
Breakfast and Dinner
Sightseeing and Transfers
Other inclusions available in the package
Shimla
  • Sightseeing and transfers as per itinerary
Narkanda
  • Sightseeing and transfers as per itinerary
Shoja
  • Sightseeing and transfers as per itinerary
Manali
  • Sightseeing and transfers as per itinerary

Day Wise Itinerary

Shimla was discovered by the British as their summer capital. Even today the hill station continues to be patronized by holidaymakers from within and outside the country who come here to escape the torrid heat of the plains and revel in its scenic surroundings. Some of the most notable attractions here include Viceroy Lodge, Christ Church, Gaiety Theater and century-old temples such as the Sankat Mochan Temple, Tara Devi Temple and Bhimkali Temple on the outskirts of Shimla.

Here is how you will spend your time
Day 1

Day 1: Arrival At Chandigarh Transfer To Shimla

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 adventure 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

Day 2: Kufri Excursion - Shimla Local Sightseeing

  • After a delicious breakast this morning, get ready to venture into Kufri - a haven for nature enthusiasts and wildlife lovers. With panoramic views of the Himalayas, steep hikes, adventure sports and quite a few fun and interesting sightseeing attractions, Kufri is a great place to unwind.
  • Popular specially with trekkers, the splendid weather and stunning natural beauty make Kufri an ideal summer getaway. Interestingly, Kufri is also the venue for an annual winter sports festival held in February. With the oldest skiing slopes in Himachal Pradesh, Kufri is also famously referred to as a ski destination. Himalayan Nature Park in the outskirts is home to over 180 varieties of fauna.
  • After, visit the famous Mall Road in Shimla. Also check out the pleasant small square Scandal Point and Jhakoo Temple. Return to your hotel and have a tasty dinner. Overnight stay at hotel in Shimla.
  • 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.
Day 3

Day 3: Transfer To Narkanda

  • After breakfast, check out from hotel & proceed to Narkanda (60 kms / approx 2 hrs), set at an attitude of 2708 meters on the Hindustan Tibet road (NH - 22). Narkanda offers a spectacular view of snow ranges. This is an ideal retreat for the tourists who seek seclusion in mountains. It commands an unique view of the eternal snow line, the inviting apple orchards and dense forests. Narkanda is famous for Skiing & Winter sports.
  • On arrival check in at hotel & later proceed to Hatu Peak. The road is surrounded by pine and spruce trees. On top of the hill, ancient Hatu Mata temple is located. The peak offers spectacular view of the entire Himalayan ranges, snow clad mountains and in depths are the dense forests, green fields and apple orchards. Hiking is recommended to reach the peak. By evening drive back to Narkanda for an overnight stay at Hotel.

Travel from Shimla to Narkanda

Taxi

1hrs 15min

Day 4

Day 4: Narkanda To Shoja

After breakfast, check out from your hotel and start to drive to Shoja, over Jalori pass (3223 M), situated on a ridge across the Rampur Valley - from where you get a spectacular view of Banjar Valley before descending into it. The next couple of kilometers are perfect for photo ops. Upon arrival in Shoja, check in and get comfortable. Overnight stay at your hotel in Shoja.

Travel from Narkanda to Shoja

Taxi

1hrs 55min

Day 5

Day 5: Shoja - Jalori Pass - Trek To Salosar Lake

After an early breakfast we leave for Jalori Pass, 5 km from Shoja. This pass links the Shimla and Kullu districts. After the drive we do a short 6 km trek to Salosar Lake. The trek is through a thick oak forest that takes around 1.5 or 2 hrs. Enjoy a picnic lunch at the lake. Trek back to the pass. From the pass we drive back to Shoja. Overnight stay at hotel in Shoja.
Day 6

Day 6: Tranfers To Manali

After breakfast in Shoja today, check out from your hotel and prepare for your transfer to the picture-perfect hill station of Manali (1929m). On the way, visit Naggar Castle and Roerich Art Gallery. Upon arrival, check in to your hotel & take the edge off by spending the rest of the day at leisure exploring your surroundings. Return to your hotel before sunset. Overnight stay at hotel in Manali.

Travel from Shoja to Manali

Taxi to Chandigarh, fly

9hrs 14min

Drive

38hrs 22min

Taxi, train

38hrs 27min

Taxi, bus

51hrs 6min

Day 7

Day Excursion To Rohtang Pass (At Own Cost) And Solang Valley

  • After an early breakfast, get ready to go on an excursion to the iconic tourist attraction in Himachal - Rohtang Pass. Enjoy a breathtaking drive through Snow Point on the road to Rohtang Pass (closed on Tuesdays). After a certain point, only vehicles with permit are allowed to proceed on Manali - Rohtang highway. You have to take the vehicle with permit (at your own cost) to travel further to Rohtang Pass.
  • An iconic tourist attraction in Manali, Rohtang Pass (13,054 ft) is located on the watershed between the water basins of the Chenab River and the Beas River. Besides Lahaul and Spiti, Rohtang Pass also serves as the gateway to Pangi and the valley of Leh. Manali-Leh Highway, a part of NH 21, transverses Rohtang Pass. The Pass offers visitors beautiful sights of glaciers and mountain peaks such as Geypan and Lahaul Valley.
  • Later, visit the famous Solang Valley. At 8500 ft above mean sea level, the preferred location for adventure activities in Himachal Pradesh, Solang Valley is a must-see for adrenaline junkies. You can choose to go parachuting paragliding, skating or zorbing (at own expense). Its lush forests, apple orchards, snowcapped peaks and rivers attract visitors as well. Also halt at Marhi, Rahala falls and Nehru Kund. By evening, return to your hotel in Manali and enjoy a lovely dinner. Overnight stay at hotel in Manali.
Day 8

Day 8: Manali Local Sightseeing

  • After breakfast, walk through Manali town visiting newly constructed Buddhist Monastery and the handicraft centre. Later, visit the 450 years old temple dedicated to Hadimba Devi, Jagatsukh and Vashist kund.
  • Hadimba Devi Temple - is an ancient cave temple dedicated to Hidimbi Devi, wife of Bhima, a figure in the Indian epic Mahābhārata. The temple is surrounded by a cedar forest at the foot of the Himālayas.
  • Vashisht, an extremely picturesque little place clinging to the steep hill side. On the way up to the village you come upon the Vashist hot baths where a natural sulphur spring is piped into a modern bath-house.
  • Return to hotel by late afternoon. Rest of the day at leisure. Overnight stay at Hotel.
Day 9

Day 9: Transfer To Chandigarh

  • Soon after breakfast, check-out from the hotel and thereafter, drive towards Chandigarh, popularly referred to as the 'City Beautiful'. Chandigarh, the capital of Punjab and Haryana, is regarded as one of the best planned cities of the country. Upon arrival, check-in at the hotel and spend some time to repose.
  • If time permits, you can go for boating at Sukhna Lake (open until 6pm) or you can do some shopping as well. Visit Sector 17 and 22 that are some of the popular shopping zones of Chandigarh. Here, you can buy traditional Phulkari suits, Kolhapuri slippers and exquisite jewellery. You can also try out some local delights that are served at most of the restaurants here. By evening return to hotel for an overnight stay.

Hotels Included

Hotel Sukh Sagar Regency (3 star)

Near Goel Motors Taradevi - 171010, Shimla

Hotel Hatu Narkanda

NH-22 - 171213, Narkanda

Banjara Retreat and Cottage

State Highway 11 - 175123, Shoja

Hotel Chandermukhi Manali (3 star)

NH-3, Near private volvo bus stand, Rangri, Manali, Distt. Kullu - 175131, Manali

Cancellation Policy

  • The package once booked is refundable and cancellable.
  • Flight cancellation will be as per airline cancellation policy.
  • Date of booking to 30 days before travel the cancellation charges will be 10% of the tour cost
  • 30 to 15 days before travel - cancellation charges will be 50% of the tour cost
  • 15 to 7 days before travel - cancellation charges will be 75% of the tour cost
  • 0 to 7 days before travel - cancellation charges will be 100% of the tour cost. No refund shall be given
  • Please note cancellation policy is subject to change. It depends on the hotel policy. In peak season, some hotels may charge 100% cancellation.

Additional Information

  • Check-in at hotel starts from 14:00 hrs.
  • Check-out time is until 12:00 hrs.
  • Early check-in or late check-out is subject to availability and may be chargeable by the hotel.
  • Once your payment has been processed, we will send you an email confirmation.
  • You will receive all travel vouchers required for your flights and accommodation shortly afterwards.