With spectacular peaks and gorgeous river valleys, Himachal is India’s outdoor adventure playground. From trekking and climbing to rafting, paragliding and skiing, if it can be done in the mountains, it can be done here. Yet Himachal offers much more than just a quick fix of alpine adrenaline.
Here is how you will spend your time
Day 1: Arrival At Delhi And Transfer To Shimla
Pick up from Delhi airport/railway station by our driver and transfer to Shimla. Enroute, visit Pinjore Garden. On arrival, check in hotel and spend rest of the day at leisure.
Overnight stay in hotel.
Day 2: Shimla City Tour
After breakfast, proceed to the famous hill spot 'Kufri'. You can also hire poni(horse) at your own cost there itself and experience beauty of an Apple Garden or Tree.
On the way back from Kufri,visit Sankat Mochan Temple which also offers great views with nice and calm environement. Thereafter, you will be dropped at Shimla's famous Mall Road where you can see prime places like Church & Scandal point. It is also famous for shopping and eating out at one of the restaurants as it offers various options specializing in different cuisines.
The most attractive aspect about this temple is the 108 feet tall statue of Lord Hanuman that adds to the sacred environment of the temple. Legend has it that the place where ...
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Day 3: Shimla To Manali
After early breakfast, proceed to Manali. On the way, visit Pandoh Dam, Hanogi Temple, Kullu Valley & Shawl Factory. You can also do River Rafting in Kullu (seasonal) at your own cost.
On arrival, check in hotel.
Rest of the day at leisure and overnight stay in hotel.
Travel from Shimla to Manali
Day 4: 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.
A tiny local, situated on the banks of the majestic River Ravi, Vashisht is bestowed with natural springs and fabulous sand stone temples. The Vasisht Kund temple is dedicated...
Vashistha Kund, Manali,Himachal pradesh,
Day 5: Manali - Rohtang Pass - Manali (Own Cost)
After breakfast, proceed for a full day tour of Rohtang Pass. The majesty of the mountains and the glaciers can be seen here, you can enjoy this snowy heaven. Take a sledge ride down the slopes, try your luck climbing the little snow hills.
On your descents to Manali, you can do Paragliding (Optional) at Solang Valley, and take a Helicopter Ride (Optional) through the beautiful snow capped mountains. The Magnificent views and natural beauty are a never-ending source of delight. Also halt at Marhi, Rahala falls and Nehru Kund. Optional adventure activities at Solang Valley are Rapelling, Rock Climbing, River Crossing, Paragliding and Snow scooter fun-rides.
Nehru Kund: Nehru Kund is located at the distance of around 6 km from Manali. It is one of the natural springs of natural water in India. Nehru Kund is named after the late ...
Nehru Kund, Manali
Day 6: Manali To Dharamshala
After breakfast, check-out from the hotel and drive to Dharamshala. This city, surrounded by dense coniferous forests from all sides, is located in the Kangra Valley. A walk in the lush green surroundings of this valley offers a delightful experience.
Embark on a sightseeing visit to the famous Tibetan Medical Centre, where treatment is done using rare Tibetan medicines ,
St. John Church, which is one of the oldest churches of this region.
Other than these attractions, some other places to visit include Kangra Art Museum, Tea Gardens and Kunal Pathri Temple.
On arrival, check-in at the hotel for an overnight stay.
Chamundadevi Mandir is seven hundred years old; build by a Maiya bhakt from the village, the Mandir is a holy shrine of 'Shiva and Shakti' and is known as 'Chamunda ...
Palampur-Dharamshala Rd, Padar, Himachal Pradesh 176052
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Travel from Manali to Dharamshala
Day 7: Dharamshala To Dalhousie
After breakfast, check out from hotel and depart for another beautiful small hill station Dalhousie, located in the northern side of Himachal Pradesh, named after the British Governor-General, Lord Dalhousie. Located at an elevation of 2700 m above the sea level, this place offer sensational views of the surroundings.
On arrival, check-in at the hotel & evening free for leisure.
Bhagsu nag Temple is one of the popular ancient temples, which is located at about 3 km east of the main city of McLeodganj and around 11 km from Dharamshala. It is surrounded...
BhagsuNag to Gallu Devi Temple, Bhagsu Naag Village, Dharamsala, Himac...
Travel from Dharamshala to Dalhousie
Day 8: Dalhousie - Khajjiar - Dalhousie
After breakfast, proceed to Khajjiar often called India's Switzerland. Its one of the most scenic saucer shaped Plateau and is surrounded by dense pine and deodar forests. Along its fringes, thick forests of deodar climb the slopes, the snow-line rests above these woods. 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. It’s beauty has further been enhanced by a small lake in the center with a floating island and 9-hole golf course.
Return to Dalhousie by evening for an overnight stay at Hotel.