One of the most beautiful regions of India, this 'Dev Bhumi' or the land of the Gods encompasses extremes, from the dry, high-altitude deserts of Lahaul-Spiti to the verdant greens of Shimla and around. Expect apple orchards, pine and deodar forests, gentle terrace farms and the brilliant vista of the snowcapped mountains all around.
Here is how you will spend your time
Day 1: Delhi To Shimla
Pick up from New Delhi airport or railway station and transfer by road to Shimla. On arrival, check in at the hotel. Evening is at leisure. Overnight at hotel.
Day 2: Shimla Sightseeing
This morning, visit Kufri situated at an altitude of 2500 meters. It is just an hour's drive from Shimla. Later in the afternoon, visit the Vice Regal Lodge and take a walk down the Mall Road. Attractions of the mall road include Shimla Church, Scandal Point, Gaiety Theatre and Town Hall. Enjoy shopping on the Mall. In the evening, return to your hotel for a comfortable overnight stay.
Day 3: Shimla To Manali
Transfer from Shimla To Manali by surface. Enroute visit Kullu valley, Beas River, Dashehra Maidan etc. Arrive and transfer to hotel at Manali. Evening free for rest. Night stay in Manali.
Travel from Shimla to Manali
Day 4: Manali Sightseeing
After breakfast, go for a half day local sightseeing of Manali, visiting the 450 years old Hadimba Temple, Manu Temple and Club House. Visit the Tibetan Monastery and the handicraft center and walk to the nearby picturesque village of Vashisht known to witness its hot sulphur springs. Enjoy a comfortable overnight stay.
Day 5: Manali Tour
Early morning take a half day excursion to Rohtang Pass/Rohtang snow point (Closed on Tuesdays). On return, visit Solang Valley. You can opt for adventure sports. Guests are generally taken to the snow point on Rohtang Road, permitted by Border Security Force. In case a Tuesday falls on this day, guests shall be taken to the snow point on some other day as we have three nights in Manali. Solang Valley is a side valley at the top of the Kullu Valley, 14 kms northwest of Manali on the way to Rohtang Pass and is known for its summer and winter sport conditions. The sports commonly offered are parachuting, paragliding, skating and zorbing. Note: All the adventure sports at Solang Valley / Snow Suits at Snow point are on direct payment basis. Both the snow point / Rohtang Pass and Solang Valley will be covered on the very same day and the visit is subject to weather conditions.
Day 6: Manali To Delhi Departure
After an early breakfast drive back to Chandigarh or Delhi for departure.