Shimla is the capital of the northern Indian state of Himachal Pradesh, in the Himalayan foothills. Once the summer capital of British India, it remains the terminus of the narrow-gauge Kalka-Shimla Railway, completed in 1903. It’s also known for the handicraft shops that line The Mall, a pedestrian avenue, as well as the Lakkar Bazaar, a market specializing in wooden toys and crafts.
Places To Visit
Day Wise Itinerary
DAY 01: Arrive Delhi & drive to Shimla ( 350 kms / approx 7 hrs)
Arrive Delhi on own and drive to Shimla. Upon arrival transfer to the hotel in Shimla. Rest of the day free for leisure. Overnight at hotel in Shimla.
DAY 02: In Shimla
After breakfast, visit Jakhu temple on the mall road. Located at the town’s highest point, the temple is dedicated to Lord Hanuman. Visit Naldehra - 18km from Shimla. It has a nine-hole golf course designed by the British Viceroy Lord Curzon. After visiting Naldehra, we take you to Kufri, which is famous for the panoramic view it offers and for its ski slopes. We return to Shimla’s hotel for rest. Overnight at hotel in Shimla.
DAY 03: Shimla to Manali ( 290 kms / approx 7 hrs )
After breakfast drive to Manali. Upon arrival check in at a hotel for rest. Evening is free to visit Manali Market. Overnight at hotel in Manali.
DAY 04: In Manali
After breakfast, visit the famous Hadimba temple – a famous woodwork in Pagoda style architecture. Explore the Nagar castle and Roerich Art Gallery – dedicated to the celebrated Russian painter Nicholas Roerich who married the Indian cine idol - Devika Rani, and lived there. Visit Vashist famous for its hot water springs. Overnight at hotel in Manali.
DAY 05: In Manali – Snow Point Excursion
Full day excursion tour for Snow Point on Rohtang pass Road with Solang Valley. (Approx. 50 kms / 2 hrs). Enjoy in Snow. Overnight at hotel in Manali.
DAY 06: Manali to Dharamshala (230 kms / approx 7 hrs )
After breakfast drive to Dharamshala. En route we visit Bir Monastery where we can visit the Tibetan carpet-weaving factory and drive towards Dharamshala, check in at a hotel for dinner and overnight stay.
DAY 07: In Dharamshala – Local Sightseeing
After breakfast we visit the Norbulinga Institute of Tibetan Culture that was founded by the Department of Religion and Culture to preserve Tibetan culture and visit Chinmaya Tapovan that was established by Swami Chimayanand. There is also a 9m tall Lord Hanuman image and Ram Temple.
Evening is free to visit the market at Mcleodganj also known as little Lhasa. Mcleodganj is the residence of His Holiness the Dalai Lama. Overnight at hotel in Dharamshala.
DAY 08: Dharamshala to Dalhousie ( 160 kms / approx 5 hrs)
After breakfast drive to Dalhousie. Upon arrival check in at a hotel. Rest fo the day free for visit Mall road. Overnight at hotel in Dalhousie.
DAY 09: Visit Khajjiar ( 20 kms / Approx 1 hr )
After breakfast, we visit Panjpulla, Subash Bowli, and Stature Falls. Then we will take you to Khajjiar also known as mini Switzerland of Himachal Pradesh. Overnight at hotel in Dalhousie.
DAY 10: Drive to Pathankot ( 80 Kms / Approx 2 hrs )
After breakfast leave for Pathankot railway station / airport for onward journey.
- Accommodation on Twin sharing basis.
- Daily breakfast and dinner at all places.
- All transfers and sightseeing by AC Vehicle. (Please note that AC will be switched off during hills)
- Excursion to Rohtang Pass by local Vehicle.
- All toll taxes, parking charges, driver allowances.
- All currently applicable hotel taxes except GST
- Any Air or Rail fare.
- Any other meal not mentioned in price includes.
- Any other destination not mentioned in itinerary.
- Any Pony / Doli Charges
- Any monument entrance fees, camera fees, guide charges.
- Any expenses of personal nature.