Situated in the north-west Himalayas, Shimla is the capital of Himachal Pradesh. Spread across 12 kms along a ridge that overlooks terraced hillsides and cultivations, Shimla is magnificently robed in dense forests of oak and pine, fur and rhododendron, and it is best to travel here on the slow train from Kalka. Shimla also is a convenient base for variety of adventure sports such as Skiing, Trekking, Fishing and Golfing etc
Once called the "end of the habitable world," Manali is an important hill station of northern India and is the destination of thousands of tourists every year. Its cool atmosphere provides a perfect haven for the ones afflicted by the hot Indian summers. Besides offering quite a few places for sightseeing, Manali is also famous for adventure sports like skiing, hiking, mountaineering, paragliding, rafting, trekking, kayaking, and mountain biking. In brief, Manali-the veritable "valley of the Gods"-is an ideal place for the ones in search of both adventure and comfort.
Full day sight seeing Old and New Delhi . Dinner and overnight at hotel.
Drive from Delhi to Shimla (343 kms, 10 hrs) arrive Shimla. Transfer to hotel.
One of the most popular hill Resorts of the North. The town is situated at an altitude of 6810 ft, initially chosen as a sanatorium for invalid European officers, but soon developed into a big hill town and became the summer capital of the country. There are ample opportunities in Shimla for sports. Riding in Jakhu, Tennis and Squash at the club racing and Cricket at annandale, Golf at Naldera and winter sking at Kufri. Dinner and overnight at hotel.
Drive from Shimla to Manali (280 kms . 10 hrs) Arrive Manali Transfer to hotel. Dinner and overnight at hotel.
Walk through town visiting newly constructed Buddhist Monastery. Hadimba Devi temple-It is small temple situated in the dense forest is very interesting . Hadimba is said to be the wife of Bhima from the epic of Mahabharata. Vashist, it is an extremely picturesque little place clinging to the steep hill side. On the way up to the village you come upon the Vashist hot baths where a natural sulphar spring is piped into a modern bath -house. Dinner and overnight.
Visit Tibetan Monastery. It has a carpet making operation. Also visit Old Manali village. Dinner and overnight at hotel. OR visit to the The Rohtang Pass. The pass connects the Kullu Valley with the Lahul and Spiti valleys of Himachal Pradesh, India. The pass (3,978 m. or 13,051 ft.), is only open from June to September,
Full day excursion tour to Kullu (49 kms ).
Night-hault at Manali.
Drive back to New Delhi (570 kms, 14 hours) Check into the hotel.
Depart New delhi by train/air & reach destination