Duration : 6 Days / 5 Nights
Destinations Covered : Delhi - Manali - Shimla
Day 1. Arrive Delhi.
Meeting and assistance on arrival and transfer to hotel. Delhi, the capital of India a canvas that reflects the complexities, contradictions, beauty and dynamism of a city where the past co-exit with the present. Many dynasties ruled from here and the city is rich in the architecture of its monuments. Diverse cultural elements absorbed into the daily life of the city have enriched its character. Exploring the city can be a fascinating and rewarding experience.
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Afternoon half day sightseeing of Old Delhi & New delhi visiting Red Fort, built in 1648 by Mughal Emperor Shahjahan , drive past Jama Masjid ,one of the longest mosque in India , Raj Ghat and shanti vana- the cremation sited of Mahatma Ghandi and Jawaharlal Nehru, Red Fort and Chandini Chowk,shopping center of Delhi, Qutaub Minar built byQutub ud Din Aibek in 1199, India Gate (War Memorial Arch), Lakshminarayan Temple a mordern Hindu Temple. Also drive past President House, Parliament House, Government Secretariat Buildings and Cannaught Place-shopping center of New Delhi. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 2. Delhi - Manali by surface (554 kms)
After breakfast depart by surface for Manali and check-in at the hotel. Manali according to legend was born when the waters of the Great Deluge receded and the seventh Manu s ark came to the rest on a hillside in this valley. As the earth dried up there came up a place of breathtaking beauty which was named after the great sags. Over the last decade Manali has grown from a back of the beyond Himanchali town to a busy tourist destination. Surrounded by towering peaks at arms length, Manali s major asset is its proximity to the snowline, never more than a few hours drive from the town nestling at a comfortable 2,050 meters. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 3. Manali.
After breakfast proceed for half day city tour visiting Hadimba Devi Temple, Doongri temple houses , Goddess Hadimba (Hirma Devi) has 4 tired pagoda shaped roof with a doorway carved with figures and symbols. Tibetan Monastry,- A new and colorful Buddhist temple. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 4. Manali - Shimla by surface (260 kms)
After breakfast depart by surface for Shimla and check-in at the hotel. Shimla The capital of Himachal Pradesh and former summer capital of British India, Shimla is the state s most important center. Bulging at its seams with unprecedented expansion, Shimla retains a colonial aura, with its grand old buildings, among them the stately Viceregal Lodge, ccherming iron lampposts and Anglo-Saxon names. The Mall, packed with shops and eateries, is the center of attraction, and Scandal Point, associated with the former Maharaja of the Patiala s escapades, offers a view of distant snowclad peaks. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 5. Shimla.
After breakfast proceed for half day city tour visiting Jakhoo Hill, Shimla s highest point, other a panoramic view of the town, hills and mountain ranges with spectacular views at sunrise and sunset. Institute of Advanced Study which is housed in the former Viceregal Lodge, it was built in 1888, Tara Devi Temple offers panoramic views, Himachal State Museum has a rich display of the state s cultural, artistic and archaeological heritage. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 6. Shimla - Delhi by surface (343 kms)
In time transfer to Delhi airport / railway station to connect flight / train for the onwardf destination