Shimla abounds in natural bounty and looks picture perfect. The small hill station amidst the lofty snow-clad Himalayan ranges, surrounded by lakes and lush green pastures look as though an artist has painted them. The unique thing about Shimla is that it still retains its colonial charm and this creates an ambience that is not found anywhere else in India. Shimla is one tourist destination that can be visited any time during the year.
Here is how you will spend your time
Day 1: Arrival In Delhi & Drive To Shimla (Approx. 355 Kms/11 Hrs)
Upon arrival and meet and greet with our representative at Delhi Airport, we drive to the Shimla. The capital city of Himachal Pradesh and most popular hill station in the north of India was once the Himalayan summer capital of the British Raj in 1864 (2000 m above sea level). Today, happy vacactioners from all around flock here to get away from the daily hustle of city life. Set amid beautiful hills, meandering streets and mystical woods, Shimla treats honeymooners and families to captivating natural beauty. What also attracts tourists here is the chance to go trekking, mountaineering, skiing and other adventure activities. Upon arrival in Shimla, check in to your hotel and get comfortable. Spend the evening in leisure in Shimla's laidback atmosphere. During your leisure time, take a stroll on popular Mall Road and treat yourself to some local delights and memorabilia shopping as there are an array of eateries and plenty of cafes & joints for a fun time. You could explore the Ridge as well. Return to your hotel. Overnight stay at hotel in Manali.
Day 2: Shimla – Kufri Excursion With Local Sightseeing (16 Kms)
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. Please note: private vehicles are not allowed access to Jhakoo temple because of its location. Guests can take a shared taxi available on Mall Road to visit the temple. It is advisable to visit the temple before dark so you can have time to enjoy yourself on Mall Road as well. Return to your hotel and have a tasty dinner. Overnight stay at hotel in Shimla.
Day 3: Departure
After breakfast check out from hotel and drive to Delhi or Chandigarh and drop railway station or airport.