Journey through the mighty Himalayan mountain ranges at Himachal Pradesh and enjoy the breath taking beauty of this wonderland.
The mighty Himalayas equally entertains families, young group of travellers, the nature lovers and the adventure travellers as well. In this Grand Himachal Tour, you will journey across the Himalayas covering Shimla, Manali, Dharamashala, Dalhousie and many more blissful hill stations. If you have never been to the Himalayas, this Indian Panorama exclusive Grand Himachal tour package is your perfect introduction to the world’s largest mountain chain.
10 Days - 9 Nights ( Delhi - Shimla - Kufri - Chail - Manali - Rohtang Pass - Dharamshala - Dalhousie - Chandigarh )
Day 1 : Arrival at Delhi — Meet and greet at the airport and transfer to hotel. Overnight stay at hotel.
Day 2 : Delhi — Morning breakfast followed by combined city tour of old and new Delhi visiting mughal monuments like the Red Fort, Jama Masjid, Rajghat- the place where Mahatam Gandhi was cremated, Humayun Tomb and drive pass to British landmark such as India Gate, president house and govt. Secretariat. Also visit 12th century Minaret- Qutub minar graceful and well sculptured and stands 75 meters, Lotus Temple. Overnight stay at hotel.
Day 3 : Delhi/Shimla (370 Kms) — Morning breakfast at hotel and drive to Shimla state capital of HimachalPradesh, today it has well developed facilities, easy accessiblility and numerous attractions make it India's most poular hill resort. Placed in lower ranges of Himalaya mountain, it is surrounded by pine, deodar, Oak and Rhododendrom forests. towrds north lie te snow- covered high ranges, while the valleys breathe whispering streams and swaying fields within the town are host of splendid colonial edifices, quaint , cottages and charming walks. Upon arrival check in at hotel. Overnight at hotel
Day 4 : Shimla — Morning breakfast at hotel and followed by city tour of Shimla visiting Jaku hills this town 's highest peak and vantage point for Shimla's famous views and summit crowned with temple dedicated to Lord Hanuman its offers the an excellant view of the city and surrounding scenic hills and valleys, Glen , the pleasent picnic spot, this is densely wooded glen is by the side of snow- fed hubbling stream, The ridge,the large open Bazzar, State musuem houses a collection of himachal Pradesh's rich heritage and Indian institute of advanced study, the magnificent English renaissance structure was the former Viceregal Lodge. Overnight at hotel
Day 5 : Shimla / Kufri / Chail — Morning breakfast at hotel and followed by exursion to Kufri and Chail. Kufri is famous for its wide views and ski slopes. an enjoyable walk leads up to the Mahasu peak, Near Kufri lies a Wild Flower hall, It is pictureque place famous for a fine view of the city and snowclad far off Mountain peaks. And also visit Chail Nestling in the shelter of virgin forests which cover many untoddole hills , Chail is a tiny resort in shivalik region. Visit Cricket ground built in 1893, after leveling the top of hill, this stands at 2444m and is the highest cricket pitch and polo ground in the world return back Shimla for overnight stay
Day 6: Shimla/Manali (280 Kms.) — Morning breakfast at hotel and drive to Manali. Enroute visit Kullu town and valley known as abode of the gods and goddesses. this idyllic pastrol valley is also known as the orchard of India. A picturesque and tranquil heaven. Thereafter continue your drive to Manali. Manali is so fascinating in its beauty lies in snowcapped steep pinnacles cascading streams, pine and cedar woods with its rich hiking and trekking possibilties. Manali, the "Queen of the Hill Resorts" upon arrival check in at hotel. Overnight at hotel. drive to Manali Enroute visit Kullu Valley continue your drive to Manali. upon arrival check in at hotel. Overnight at hotel
Day 7: Manali — Morning after breakfast city tour of Manali visiting Hadimba Devi temple built in 1553 and with superbly crafted four tiered pagoda root, its famous for its exquisitely carved doorway, Manu temple, Monastries etc. Afternoon at leisure. Overnight at hotel.
Day 8 : Manali/Rohtang Pass/Manali (65kms one way) — Morning after breakfast breakfast at hotel and full day excursion to Solang valley and Rohtang Pass. Manali is gateway to Rohtang Pass beyond which lies the twin valleys of Lahaul and spiti, steeped in aweinspring barred splendour. Evening return back to Manali. Overnight at hotel
Day 9 : Manali/Dharamshala (210 kms) — Morning after breakfast drive to Dharamshala. It consists of two distinct parts. They both vary in altitude and temprature. it lies on at an altitiude of 1,800 metres and majestic Dhauladhar in the back. On arriaval check in at hotel. Rest of the day at leisure. Overnight at hotel
Day 10 : Dharamshala — Morning breakfast at hotel and explore the uppper part consists mcleod ganj, Forsyth ganj and the contonment, Dharamshala is one of the best places for studies and research in tibetan Buddhism art and culture. visit Monasteries and Stupas. Overnight at hotel
Day 11 : Dharamshala/Dalhousie (143 Kms.) — Morning after breakfast drive to Dalhousie another pleasant hill resort, which rightly been called "The Health Farm of India".upon arrival check in at hotel. Afternoon gilmpse the scenic charms quiet atmosphere, bracingenvirons, Pleasent walks. of the town. its commands a panoramic view of the plains below in the south and the majestic snow-clad peaks in the north. Overnigt at hotel.
Day 12: Dalhousie/Chamba/Khajjair — Morning after breakfast excursion to Chamba & Khajjair. Chamba situated at an altitude of 926 mts. is perched like a little fortress on an over hanging flat mountain shelfand famed Chamba valley of Milk and honey, of gurgling sreams, inresting temples etc. Overnight at hotel
Day 13: Dalhousie/Chandigarh — Morning breakfast at hotel and drive to Chandigarh. Upon arrival check in at hotel. Rest of the day at leisure. overnight at hotel.
Day 14 : Chandigarh/Delhi departure — Morning breakfast at hotel followed by city tour of chandigarh viasitng Rock garden, Rose garden etc. and later drive back to delhi. upon arrival in Delhi directly transfer to airport to baord return flight
Enjoy a panoramic view of Shimla from the Jaku Hills, the highest point of the town
Enjoy a hot bath in the salubrious mineral rich hot water springs at Manali.
Spend time exchanging few words with the smiling monks or meditate at the Tibetan monasteries at Dharamshala, known as the seat of Dalai Lama himself.