Shimla the capital of Himachal Pradesh, is one of the top tourist destinations in India. The picturesque city is situated in the northwestern part of the Himalayan Mountain Range and the mean elevation of the city is 7,234 feet (2,205 metres). A Shimla location map shows the different highways, rail lines, railway stations, hospitals, hotels, educational institutions, religious places, water bodies, and other important places of interest in the city.
Here is how you will spend your time
Day 1: Arrival At Chandigarh & Proceed To Manali (300 Kms/approx 8 Hrs)
Welcome at Chandigarh airport/railway station. Enroute visit Sunder Nagar Lake, Mandi, Pandoh Dam, Hanogi Mata Temple & Vaishnu Devi Temple, Kullu Shawal Factory and the world famous Dashera Ground. Arrive Manali in the evening and check into the hotel. Dinner and Overnight stay at hotel.
Day 2: Manali
Today morning after breakfast and hotel start full day sightseeing of Manali which includes Hadimba Temple, Manu Temple, Tibetan Monastery, Club House and Van Vihar. Evening is free to explore the local market of Manali and you can also enjoy a nature walk on The Mall Road of Manali. Later return back to hotel. Dinner and Overnight stay at hotel.
Day 3: Manali To Shimla (248kms/7hrs)
After breakfast, check out from hotel and proceed to Shimla.
Shimla is the most visited hill station of North India. It’s also known as “Hill Queen”. Arrive Shimla and check into at hotel. Rest of the day is free for leisure. Dinner and Overnight stay at hotel.
Travel from Parwanoo to Shimla
Day 4: Shimla Sightseeing
Today morning after breakfast at hotel proceed day excursion of Kufri Hill Station which includes Fagu valley, Green valley, Indira Holiday Home, Mini Zoo, Kufri Fun Campus. You can enjoy the natural view of entire Shimla from here. In evening visit one of the most famous destinations of Shimla like The Mall Road, Ridge, Scandal Point and Christ Church. The Gaiety Theatre- the first beauty contest of world was supposed to start (1887) and The famous Shopping Plaza of the North The Mall. After full day sightseeing return back to hotel. Dinner and Overnight stay at hotel.
Day 5: Shimla To Chandigarh (120 Kms/approx 3.5 Hrs)
After breakfast, check out from hotel & proceed to Chandigarh popularly referred to as the 'City Beautiful'. Visit its popular attractions, such as Rock Garden, Sukhna Lake, Capitol Complex and Open Hand - it is a 50 tonne and 14-metre high and structure that was created by Le Corbusier. Made out of metal sheets, this giant hand is a symbolism of unity and peace.
Alternatively, you can pay a visit to its famous markets, such as the shopping arcade of Sector 17, also called as as the City Centre.
Overnight stay at Hotel.
Travel from Shimla to Chandigarh
Day 6: Departure
After breakfast, check out from hotel & transfer to Chandigarh Airport/railway station for departure, back to home with beautiful memories of a life time trip.