Day 1 - Arrive in Chandigarh - Drive from Chandigarh to Shimla (120 km/approx. 4 hours)
Board the car waiting for you at the Chandigarh airport/railway station and drive towards Shimla. Himachal's most popular hill station, Shimla is an epitome of pristine natural beauty and tranquil environment. Pleasant weather, pollution free air and friendly people, makes this place a preferred holiday destination. Colonial relics can be seen all across the ridge of this exotic hill station and are worth admiring. It is the capital of the state of Himachal Pradesh; however, after Indian independence was the capital of Punjab. This hill station lies at an altitude of 2200 m above sea level. It is flocked by tourists from across the globe all through the year. On the way to this hill station, adore the photographic views and soak yourself in the serene environment. After arrival, check-in at the hotel and rest. You can spend the evening at leisure, as no activities are scheduled for the day. Away from the scorching heat of the plains, enjoy a peaceful stay at this hill station. Opt for a sightseeing tour to visit its top attractions such as Jakhoo Temple, Kali Bari Temple and Himachal Museum and Library. Additionally, shop on the Mall Road or at other local markets.
Thereafter, retreat to the hotel and get a good night's sleep.
Day 2 - Sightseeing trip to Kufri - Return to Shimla
Wake up in the morning and embark on a sightseeing tour to Kufri. Set amidst lofty mountains and lush greenery, this place is a haven on earth. One of the most famous activity of this place, Skiing attracts a large number of adventure buffs all year-round. If not interested in adventure sports, adore the scenic view and indulge in sightseeing. The highest peak of Kufri, Mahasu Peak, offers a mind blowing panorama of the mountains. Take a pony ride and climb up this peak to enjoy splendid views.
After adoring the beauty of this place, return to the hotel and repose for some time. In the evening, go for a leisure walk in the meandering Mall Road, which is the hub of activity. Indulge in shopping or relish some local delicacies in the food outlets. Also, a display of colonial architecture on the sides of this road is admirable.Return to the hotel for an overnight stay.
Day 3 - Drive from Shimla to Manali (270 km/approx. 9 hours)
In the morning, check-out from the hotel and drive towards Manali. This hill station is situated in the Beas River Valley at a height of 2050 m above sea level. Once a starting point of an ancient trade road to Ladakh, it is now a popular tourist haunt. Referred sometime as the 'Valley of the Gods', this serene destination is popular for its snow-clad mountains, clean environs, favourable climate and lush greenery, making it one of the best tourist destinations of the country.
On the way, enjoy picture-perfect views and breathe in the fresh mountain air. Travelling through the winding streets, which makes their way through the sharp mountains, is a delightful experience. The romantic weather of this hill station attracts a large number of tourists all round the year.
On arrival at this destination, check-in at the hotel and relax for some time. Later, spend the evening at leisure resting at the hotel room. If interested, you can also go out for a walk in the lush green surroundings.
Later, return to the hotel and get a good nights sleep.
Day 4 - Trip to Rohtang Pass (On Direct Payment)
Wake up in the morning and get ready for an adventurous tour to Rohtang Pass. This pass remains covered with heavy snow most part of the year. Sensational views of the surrounding mountains from this pass are sure to spellbound you.
This high mountain pass also connects the Kullu Valley with Lahaul and Spiti Valleys of Himachal Pradesh. Those, who seek to add some fun factor in their vacation can take part in adventure sport activities, including skiing and trekking. It is also famous for being the background of various Hindi songs. A trip to Himachal Pradesh is incomplete without exploring this exotic destination.
After completing the sightseeing, retire to the hotel and rest for some time. Later, go for an evening walk in the Mall Road, which is among the most famous attractions of this place. This road with numerous shops, branded outlets, eateries is the best place to spend an evening in leisure. Go on a shopping spree at the Mall Road and buy various gifts and souvenirs for your family and friends.
Thereafter, return to the hotel and enjoy a comfortable overnight stay.
Imp Note - Rohtang Pass visit will be subject to NGT permission (National Green Tribunal). Alternate sight-seeing will be provided in case of any deviation !
Day 5 - Sightseeing in Manali
After getting ready, gear up for a sightseeing tour of Manali. The road leading to Manali is beautiful and full of adventure. Located on the banks of Beas river and in the shadows of snow-capped mountains, this hill station should not be left unexplored. The cold climate and serene environment attract thousands of newly wed couples to visit this place.
Built around a cave, Hadimba Devi Temple is one of the most prominent attractions of this place. The three roof structure of this temple and a fourth brass cone-shaped roof is admirable.After enjoying the sightseeing tour, return to the hotel for an overnight stay.
Day 6 - Day 6 - Drive from Manali to Chandigarh (270 km/approx. 9 hours)
Wake up in the morning and drive from Manali to Chandigarh for your onwards journey