Best of Himachal
Duration : 10 Nights /11 Days
Destinations Covered : Delhi- Chandigarh - Dalhousie - Dharamshala - Manali - Shimla
Day 1: Delhi >> Chandigarh (250kms/ 6hr)
Pickup from Delhi Railway station / Airport, drive to Chandigarh. Check in Hotel. After noon visit to Rock garden and other sightseeing spot. Dinner & Overnight stay at Hotel
Day 2: Chandigarh >> Dalhousie (318 kms/8hr)
After Breakfast, drive to Dalhousie. Check in Hotel. Dalhousie was established in 1854 by the British Governor General Lord Dalhousie. Built around five hills Dalhousie is clothed in stately groves of deodar and oak. Its marvelous forests trails overlook vistas of wooded hills, waterfalls, spring and rivulets. Dalhousie still has a touch of the “Raj” and its colonial style building and houses bring back the flavors of an earlier era. Dinner & Overnight stay at Hotel. .
Day 3: Dalhousie Chamba >> Khajjiar >> Dalhousie (52kms each side)
From here we proceed to Chamba enroute visiting Khajjair. Located at the center of the sloping meadows is a small bog like pond into which water from the surrounding meadows and forests drains. Khajjiar was probably a glacial bowl formed during the last Himalayan ice age and left with a lake that gradually withered away. Khajjiar is part of the notified Kalatop – Khajjiar sanctuary. The Monal Pheasant, a bird which was fairly common till recent times has become relatively difficult to spot nowadays. Dinner & Overnight stay at Hotel.
Day 4: Dalhousie >> Dharamshala (150kms / 5 hrs)
After breakfast drive to Dharamshala. Mcleodganj is a famous little town of Dharamshala also known as “Little Tibet” H. H. The Dalai Lama resides here. At the start of Mcleodganj is a small bazaar filled with variety of Tibetan handicrafts and artifacts. At the end of the spur lies the Namgyal Monastery. The external wall is surrounded by rows of prayes wheels. With in the monastery are large idols of Buddha. A valokteshwara and Padamsambhava and walls lined with Thankas. Dinner & Overnight stay at hotel.
Day 5: Dharamshala
Day at leisure Overnight stay at Hotel.
Day 6: Dharamshala >> Manali (235kms/7hr)
After breakfast drive to Manali. Check in Hotel. Dinner & Overnight stay at Hotel.
Day 7: Manali (Half day local sightseeing)
After breakfast, visit local sightseeing i.e. Hadimba Temple, Vashisht Bath, Jagat Sukh etc. Dinner & Overnight stay at hotel.
Day 8: Manali (Half day local sightseeing)
After breakfast, visit Nehrukund, Marhi, Rohtang Pass and back to Manali. Dinner & Overnight stay at Hotel.
Day 09: Manali >> Shimla (270kms / 8 hr)
After breakfast drive to Shimla. Check in Hotel. Overnight stay at Hotel.
Day 10: Shimla
Full day local sight i.e. Kufri, Fagu, Naldhera, Mashobra and back Shimla. Dinner & Overnight stay at Hotel
Day 11: Shimla >> Delhi (370kms / 8 hr)
After breakfast back to Delhi. On Delhi Drop Railway Station / Airport.
The Price Includes
- Transport by A/c / Vehicles on disposal basis.
- For 2-4 Pax: Indica / 5-8 Pax Tavera or Qualis.
- Including Toll, parking driver allowances etc.
- Accommodation for a Couple
- Meal Plan on MAPAI (Breakfast & Dinner)
- All the Sightseeing
- All Luxury Taxes.
Not Included :
- Meals other than the ones mentioned in the inclusions above and as specified.
- Personal expenses sush as telephone calls, laundry, minibar, room service etc.
- Anything else not specifically mentioned in the inclusion above.