GLIMPSES OF HIMACHAL

Day 1   : Chandigarh - Shimla

Arrival Chandigarh / Kalka , transfer to Shimla. One of the most famous tourist destinations of India, Shimla abounds in natural bounty and looks picture perfect. The small hill station amidst the lofty snow-clad Himalayan ranges, surrounded by lakes and lush green pastures look as though an artist has painted them. The unique thing about Shimla is that it still retains its colonial charm. Evening: spend time at mall. Overnight stay at Shimla.

Day 2   : Shimla

Visit places in and around Shimla. Visit  The Christ Church, Jakhoo Temple, State Museum, Sankat Mochan, Summer Hill etc. Overnight stay at Shimla.

Day 3 : Shimla - Narkanda

Drive to Narkanda.  Situated at an attitude of 2708 meters on the Hindustan Tibet road (NH - 22), Narkanda offers a spectacular view of snow ranges. This is an ideal retreat for the tourists who seek seclusion in mountains. It commands an unique view of the eternal snow line, the inviting apple orchards and dense forests. Overnight stay at Narkanda.

Day 4   : Narkanda - Manali

Transfer to Manali via Jalori Pass. Manali is an ancient town located only 40 kms away from Kullu to the north. Manali literally means the home of Manu. Manu is the mythological character who survived when the world was drowned in flood. The fish saved him and later he recreated human life at Manali. Manali is also known as the Switzerland of India. Today, Manali is a flourishing orchard industry, trekking destination and a famous tourist destination for the honeymoon lovers. It is an excellent place for a holiday. The landscape here is breath-taking. One sees well-defined snow capped peaks, high mountains which are surrounded by silent snows and deep boulder strew gorges, the Beas river with its clear water meanders through the town. Overnight stay at Manali.

 

Day 5   : Manali (local sightseeing)

Sightseeing in Manali. Visit Hadimba Temple, Monasteries, Vashisht Hot Water Spring and Nagga, the encient capital of Kullu. Overnight stay at Manali.

Day 6 : Manali (Rohtang Pass & Solang Valley)

Day visit to Rohtang Pass, 51 kms from Manali located at a height of 3980 Mtrs, on highway to Keylong/Leh which offers a panoramic and spectacular mountain view, and Solang Valley which offers the view of glaciers and snow capped mountain-peaks. Evening back to Manali and overnight stay.

Day 7 : Manali – Chandigarh / Kalka

Transfer to Chandigarh / New Delhi

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