Renowned as a traveler’s paradise, Himachal is a beautiful hill city adorned with amazing landscapes and the most spectacular views. Fast flowing rivers, lofty snow-capped peaks, lush green meadows, enchanting glacial and mountain lakes, beautiful ancient temples, monasteries, and colorful scented meadows are some of the major attracting elements of this beautiful city.
- Visiting temples including Hadimba Devi Temple, Jakhu Temple, and Sankat Mochan Temple.
- Shopping in the beautiful Shimla town.
- Visiting Indian Institute of Advanced Studies from where you can get some really useful knowledge.
- Taking a holy bath in the natural thermal spring at Manikaran.
- Exploring the hidden beauties of Manali.
Tour Itinerary - Majestic Himachal Tour Package
Day 1 :Delhi – Shimla or Chandigarh / Shimla
From Delhi or Chandigarh, our tour representative will escort you to the other segment of the destination Shimla. Upon arrival in the hill city, check-in at the hotel and enjoy your dinner then go for an overnight stay.
Day 2 :Shimla Exploration
Post breakfast set out for the half day city tour in Shimla including Jakhu Temple, Sankat Mochan Temple, and Indian Institute of Advanced Studies. After the afternoon meal of the day, stroll down to some famous shopping places in Shimla including The Mall and the Ridge. Return to the hotel and then overnight stay.
Day 3 :Shimla – Manikaran – Manali
Post breakfast at the hotel set out for the whole day excursion from Shimla to Manali. En-route Manali from Shimla you will be visiting Manikaran which contains the hottest sulphur spring water which is referred sacred to both Hinduism and Sikhism. Continue driving towards Kullu town and buy some famous shawls of Kullu from Kullu shawl industry.
Day 4 :Manali
The whole day you will be exploring the scenic beauties of Manali including Kothi Gorge, Rohtang Pass up to snow line only, Marhi, and Gulaba. Be informed that Rohtang Pass gets closed on Tuesday. Heavy snowfall might convert the easy trek into a challenging one. So, if snowfall occurs, it is better to reach till Solang Valley or snow point where you can find the best skiing platform in Himachal.
Day 5 :Manali
Post a hearty breakfast start the half day sightseeing tour of the day which includes Tibetan Monastery, Vashisht Village, Hadimba Temple, and Manu Temple.You will be free by the afternoon and for the rest Day, you can relax in the cozy environment of the hotel room. In the evening if you wish you can go for a walk and can enjoy the nightlife of the city. Return to the hotel for dinner and then overnight stay.
Day 6 :Manali – Dharamshala
Post morning meal, proceed towards Dharamshala. Upon your arrival at Dharamshala, check in at the hotel and then relax for a few hours. Later on, in the evening, you can stroll down the Tibetan markets of Mcleodganj.
Day 7 :Manali – Mcleodganj
Post breakfast at the hotel drive towards Mcleodganj from Manali and on the way do visit tea gardens in Palampur. Upon arrival in Mcleodganj check-in at the hotel and later on enjoy dinner and then overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 8 :Mcleodganj – Dalhousie
After a hearty breakfast, get ready for the local sightseeing tour in the city including Bhagsu Nag Temple, Tibetan Monastery, and Dal Lake. Later on, proceed towards Dharamshala and if time allows then go for exploring the surroundings also.
Day 9 :Dalhousie
Post breakfast go for the exploration of Chamba and Khajjiar. The whole day you will be exploring these destinations. Enjoy dinner and then overnight stay in the hotel.
Day 10 :Dalhousie – Pathankot
This is the final turn of your journey when you will start your day with a morning meal and then drive towards Pathankot Railway Station to board train for your onward journey back home.
- Guided sightseeing tour
- Pick up and drop off service
- Meals as per itinerary
- Accommodation as per itinerary
- Driver allowance, parking charges, fuel price
- Any expense of personal nature
- Extra charges in case of an emergency
- Shopping, laundry, tipping, portage
- Monument entrance fees, camera charges
- Anything not in the inclusions section
Frequently Asked Questions
Q.How far is Manali away from Shimla?
A. Manali is about 248 kms away from Shimla and it takes about 6 to 7 hours by road to reach.
Q.What are the best things to do in Manali?
A. Things to do in manali are: trekking across Hampta pass, paragliding in Solang valley, adventure activities, souvenir shopping, hike up to Jogini waterfall etc.
Q.Which are the best months for Mcleodganj?
A. The best month to visit Mcleodganj is from March to June.
Q.How far is Dalhousie from Mcleodganj?
A. Dalhousie is about 5 hours of road journey away from Mcleodganj.
Q.When does it snow in Dalhousie?
A. It snows from late December to early February in Dalhousie.