North India Hill Station
- Itinerary Detail
|1||Delhi||Overnight at Delhi|
|2||Delhi-Kalka-Shimla by train||Overnight at Shimla|
|3||Shimla||Explore the Mall, Jakhu Temple and Sankat Mochan (temple dedicated to LOrd Hanuman)|
|4||Shimla-Manali||Drive and Leisure|
|5||Manali Sightseeing||Solang Valley, Rohtang Pass takes you closer to the peaks.
Visit Hidimba temple, a the most important shrine here.
Indulge into shopping woolen wears and handloom items at the Mall.
|6||Manali-Chandigarh||Leisure. You can explore the planned city of India on your own|
|7||Chandigarh-Delhi||Visit Rock Garden (a view point on rocky terrain decked with greenery and flowers) and
Sukhna lake (man-made lake on Himalayan foothills which offers boating, rowing and water skiing facilities).
Then drive to Delhi for forward journey
Duration : 06 Nights / 07 Days
Destination : Delhi - Kalka - Shimla - Manali - Chandigarh - Delhi
Hill stations in Lesser Himalayas or Himalayan foothills are blessed with charismatic landscapes—orchards, alpine forests, meadows, rivers apart from unplugged peak view. Manali, Kalka and Shimla are two such hill retreats where national and international tourists pour in. River Beas meandering through Manali along with coniferous forests look heavenly. Chandigarh's planning is different from any cosmopolitan, the city is crafted with an artificial lake.
Touring Shimla and Manali in Himachal Pradesh is intriguing. The mesmerizing mountains crisscrossed with streams, orchards, floral hues temples, colonial buildings attract tourists. Chandigarh, India’s first planned beauty has plenty in offing for visitors with Rock Gardens and adventure activities in Sukhna Lake.
Day 1 Arrival at New Delhi in evening
Our representative will welcome you on arrival at the airport and escort you to the hotel.Overnight in Delhi.
Day 2 Delhi-Kalka-Shimla (by train)
Early morning transfer to New Delhi railway station to board train to Kalka railway station (preferably by Shatabdi train: 0740/1145 hours); on arrival Kalka railway station you will interchange train to Shimla at railway station on your own; board on Himalayan Queen train at 1210 hours; arrive Shimla railway station at 1720 hours (this connecting train waits for the Kalka Shatabdi train at Kalka railway station; hence no problem for connectivity).
Upon arrival Shimla , you will check in at a hotel and relax.
Overnight in Shimla
Day 3 Shimla
Morning you will proceed for half day tour of Jakhu temple, Sankat Mochan, The Mall & The Ridge; later in evening you are free at leisure of your individual activities.
Overnight in Shimla
Day 4 Shimla-Manali (253kms/6-7hrs drive approx.)
After breakfast you will check out hotel and then drive to Manali; on arrival in evening you will check in at a hotel and relax at hotel. Overnight in Manali
Day 5 Manali
Day trip to Solang Valley and Rohtang Pass; enjoy half the day and then back to Manali township; visit Vasisth Hot Water Spring & Temple; also visit Hidimba temple, Tibetan monastery and the Mall. Evening at leisure.
Overnight in Manali
Day 6 Manali-Chandigarh (290kms/7-8hrs drive approx.)
After breakfast in morning you will check out hotel and drive to Chandigarh; upon arrival check in at a hotel and relax. Thereafter you are leisure for your individual activities. Opportunity to roam around the busiest market are of sector-17 on your own.
Overnight in Chandigarh
Day 7 Chandigarh-Delhi (258kms/7hrs drive approx.) & exit
After breakfast you will enjoy a small trip of Chandigarh visiting Rock Garden, Sukhna Lake and then drive straight to Delhi airport to board flight for onward destination.