A splendid family tour package covering locations of Shimla, Manali. The tour starts from Delhi or Chandigarh
Tour Route : Delhi - Shimla - Kullu - Manali - Delhi
Duration : 6 Days / 5 Nights
Day 01 Delhi - Shimla (350 kms / 7.5 hrs)
Start from Delhi at 6.30 A.M. At 2 P.M reach Shimla for a late lunch. For those who love the hustle-bustle of the Mall Road and the action at the Ridge, Shimla is the place to be with its lingering echoes of a bygone era. It evokes a sense of nostalgia with its pretty gabled cottages, half-timbered buildings and old churches.
Mashobra: 16 kms ahead of Shimla, this is famous for its fruit orchards and lovely walks on Bekalty Road with enchanting valley and mountain views. In the evening, enjoy the facilities at the resort and walks around the destination. Overnight at Simla.
Day 02 : Shimla
At Shimla. Either space out at the place you have chosen to stay at or explore the scenic places around Simla – Naldhera with its rolling meadows and a 9 hole golf course, Mashobra with its pine forests offering lovely walks, specially the pathways from Bekalty Road, Kufri's famed ski slopes views and the small zoo and Chail with its romantic palace, deodhar forests, not to forget its highest cricket pitch. The area has breathtaking views of the Himalayan peaks foreshadowed by the terraced fields and verdant forests. Overnight at Shimla.
Day 03 Shimla - Manali (280 kms / 7 hrs)
Leave Shimla at 8 A.M. Step into the Valley of Gods with the grandeur of Himalayas and Beas River. Reach Manali. After settling into deluxe resort / hotel, visit the four-tiered Hadimba Temple amidst deodar trees. Enjoy the local ambience on the Mall, shop for souvenirs at the Tibetan / Hong Kong Market. Overnight at Manali.
Day 04 Manali.
Visit Solang Valley with its emerald meadows, ski slopes and paragliding activities, offering spectacular views. Drive on to the mighty snowbound Rohtang Pass - at 3979 mtrs - the gateway to Lahaul-Spiti valley. Revel in the breathtaking beauty of Kothi, Rahalla Falls and Marrhi en-route to Rohtang.
Overnight at Manali.
Day 05 Manali.
Drive 22 kms to the beautiful heritage Naggar Castle, the old capital of Kullu. In Naggar is located, the Roerich Art Gallery museum, in a grove of deodhars with lovely views all around. It houses a collection of the paintings by the Russian artist. Naggar is very serene and picturesque. OR you can take a full day trip to Manikaran 85 km from Manali and 45 km from Kullu, in the Parvati Valley. Here icy cold waters of the Parvati river co-exists with boiling water side-by-side. The hot water springs are reputed for their healing properties. Overnight at Manali.
Day 06 Manali - Delhi / Chandigarh (260 kms / 6 hrs).
Drop to airport / railway station in Chandigarh or Delhi.
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