Himachal Pradesh is a beautiful state located in northern India that is known for its stunning landscapes, snow-capped mountains, and scenic beauty. Here are some of the best places to visit in Himachal Pradesh:
Pickup from Chandigarh Airport / Railway Station / Bus Stand by exclusive vehicle. Drive to Shimla, Shimla is 112 Kilometers from Chandigarh and will take 3:30 – 4:00 hours to reach. Enjoy the Scenic Himalayas from the window of your cab. On the ways, stopover at Pinjore Garden and ropeway at Timber Trail Resort if time permits. Cab will pass through Barog and Solan on the way to Shimla. The British called Shimla the “Queen of Hill Stations”. Shimla is situated in the northwest Himalayas. It was the summer capital of India before independence and it is now the capital of Himachal Pradesh. Shimla derives its name from “Shyamala” the goddess Kali, whose temple existed in the dense forest that covered Jakhoo Hill in the early 19th century. It’s well developed facilities, easy accessibility and numerous attractions make it one of India’s most popular and biggest hill stations. Check in Hotel, Dinner and overnight stay at Hotel.
After Breakfast you will visit the Jakhoo Hill. It is the highest point in Shimla and offers a spectacular view of the town, hills and distant mountain ranges. The peak has a temple dedicated to the Lord Hanuman. After visiting the temple you will visit to Kufri. Kufri is situated at an altitude of 2500 meters just an hour’s drive from Shimla, here you can enjoy adventure activities like Rafting, Fish Bee, Go-Karting Track, Sky Swinger, Kangaroo Jump, Bungy Trempoline, Smash Car, Hounted House, Zipe Line, Bungy Ejection,(at your own cost). Visit to the famous picnic spots around Shimla which include Fagu, Kufri, Naldehra and Mashobra. Enjoy horse / Yak ride, see Himalayan national park at Kufri. You can see prime places of Shimla like Church, Ridge, Mall Road, Scandal Point, Kali Bari, Gaiety Theater, Lakkar Bazaar etc. Ideal time for shopping and eating out at restaurants on the mall road, Dinner and Overnight stay at Hotel.
After Breakfast Checkout from the Hotel & drive to Manali, valley of Gods, it is a combination of natural splendor and rich cultural heritage. On the way stop a while at Pandoh and Kullu. Rest of the day at leisure, Dinner and Overnight stay at Hotel Manali.
After Breakfast visit 450 years old Hadimba Devi Temple built in the tranquil and serene woods, the oldest temple in Manali, Manu Temple, Vashisht Temple known for its hot Sulphur springs. Evening free for leisure or shopping at Mall road. Dinner and Overnight stay at Hotel.
After Breakfast Visit Solang Valley and Atal Tunnel (known as shooting point) and enjoy Ski Himalayan Cable Car Ride (at our cost), here you can enjoy adventure activities like Paragliding, Atv Scooter, Rafting, Snow Scooter, Zorbing, Ice Ski etc (at your own cost). The majesty of the mountains and the glaciers can be seen at their best. After enjoying this snowy heaven, take a sledge ride down the slopes & try luck by climbing the little snow hills. On descending to Manali, halt at the Rahalla falls and Solang Valley. The Magnificent views and natural beauty are a never-ending source of delight. Also halt at, Rahalla falls, Nehru Kund. Evening free for leisure or shopping at Mall road. Dinner and Overnight stay at Hotel.
After Breakfast Checkout from hotel and proceed towards Dharamshala. Arrived Dharamshala Enroute visit Biling, Baijnath Temple, Palampur Tea Garden and Chamunda Devi Temple. Mc Leodganj, Dal Lake, Church, Bhagsu Nag Temple and Tibetan Monastery, Naddi, Dinner and Overnight stay at Hotel.
After Breakfast Checkout from the Hotel & drive to Dalhousie. Visit Local sightseeing Churches, Panchpula, Subhash Baoli, BaraPathar, Dinner and Overnight stay at Hotel.
After breakfast visit full day sightseeing first drive to Subash Bowli then to Bakrota hills and Lakkarmandi reach Khajjiar full day excursion. Dinner and Overnight stay at Hotel.
After Breakfast Drive towards Amritsar. Visit Golden Temple the holiest shrines for the Sikhs. The architecture of Golden Temple is a blend of Hindu and Muslims architecture. Visit Jallianwala Bagh- which is just the walking distance from the Golden Temple. Jalianwala has a special importance attached to it with respect to India’s freedom struggle On April 13, 1919 on the auspicious day of Baisakhi hundreds of men,women and children sacrificed their lives in front of ruthless firing of the British forces. Then visit Wagah Border which is famous for its ‘Retreat’ ceremony at the time of sunset. During evening armed soldiers, both Indian as well as Pakistani, fully decked in their uniform enacts a particularly hostile parade marked by lowering of their respective flags and closing the border gates. The changing of the guards and the ceremonial lowering of the flags is carried out with great pomp and fervor. Check in the hotel. Evening is free to explore interesting shopping destinations. Amritsar city is famous for its traditional handicraft and handloom products including phulkari, lacquered woodwork and jewelry etc. Dinner and Overnight stay at Hotel.
Checkout from Hotel and drive towards Chandigarh. Dropping at Chandigarh railway station / airport for onward journey.