On arrival at Delhi, our representative will welcome you and drive you to Shimla (366 kms / 8.5 hrs approx). Arrive Shimla and check in to your hotel. Overnight in Shimla.
Proceed for a full-day tour of Shimla. Visit the six-storeyed Vice-Regal Lodge or Rashtrapati Niwas, formerly the residence of Lord Dufferin, the British Viceroy. The style of architecture is English Renaissance, the masonry comprises light blue limestone and the wrought stonework is done in sandstone. Also visit the Christ Church and St. Michael's Cathedral, known for its stained glass window. Overnight in Shimla.
After breakfast, drive to Manali (260 kms / 7 hrs approx). Arrive Manali and check in to your hotel. Rest of day at leisure. Overnight in Manali.
After breakfast, proceed for a full-day excursion to Rohtang Pass (One way 51 kms / 3.5 hrs approx). Manali is the gateway to Rohtang pass beyond which lie the twin valleys of Lahaul and Spiti. The pass is at an altitude of 13,400 ft., and the area offers spectacular sights of glaciers and peaks, and Chandra river that flows down the Lahaul valley. Overnight in Manali.
After breakfast, proceed for a full-day tour of Manali. Visit the Hidimba or Dhungri Temple, dedicated to Hidimba, wife of the Pandava prince, Bheema. The temple is noted for its four-storeyed Pagoda and exquisite wooden carvings. Visit the Manu Maharishi Temple, dedicated to sage Manu. Later visit Vashisht Kund, to see a pair of old stone temples. Thereafter proceed to the Tibetan Market, featuring shops that sell shawls, woolen clothes, handicrafts, imported goods and souvenirs. Overnight in Manali.
After breakfast, drive to Dharamshala (235 kms / 5 hrs approx). Arrive Dharamshala and check in to your hotel and relax. Overnight in Dharamshala.
After breakfast, proceed for a half-day sightseeing tour of Dharamshala. Set against the magnificent backdrop of the towering Dhauladhar ranges, Dharamshala, lies perched up on the high slopes of the Kangra valley. Dharamshala is better known as Dalai Lama's abode and Tibet's Government-in-exile. A visit to the Namgyal Monastery, ensconcing the Center of Tibetan Studies is nothing short of mandatory. Visit McLeod Ganj - Little Lhasa is thick with the Tibetan cultural feel.
Evening, drive to Dalhousie (143 kms / 3.5 hrs approx). Arrive Dalhousie and check in to your hotel. Overnight in Dalhousie.
After breakfast, enjoy a day at leisure in Dalhousie. Built on and around five hills, Dalhousie is located on the edge of the Dauladhar range and surrounded by breathtaking snow- capped peaks. Overnight in Dalhousie.
After breakfast, drive to Chandigarh (318 kms / 6 hrs approx). Arrive Chandigarh and check into your hotel. Afternoon proceed for a half-day tour of Chandigarh. Visit the famous Rock Garden. Spread over 12 acres of wooded land, it features urban waste turned into art objects. Also visit the Rose Garden. This beautiful garden features nearly 1,600 varieties of roses. Later, visit the Government Museum & Art Gallery. Overnight in Chandigarh.
After breakfast, proceed to the airport to board the flight for your onward destination.
Inclusions & Exclusions
- Pick-up and drop in a dedicated vehicle
- Accommodation for 9 Nights and 10 Days.
- Room with breakfast & dinner
- Dedicated Vehicle for the entire trip
- Decent knowledgeable driver-cum-guide for the entire trip
- Sightseeing as per the itinerary
- Driver allowances
- Toll and parking
- Airfare / train fare.
- Expenses of personal nature such as tips, telephone calls, laundry, liquor etc.
- Any other item not specified in 'Inclusions'.
- Guide & Entrance fees during sightseeing.
- Room Heater
- 5% GST
Policy Regarding Cancellation / No Show / Early Departure
In case of cancellation of tour/travel services due to any avoidable/unavoidable reason/s we must be informed in writing. Cancellation charges would be effective from the date we receive letter in writing and cancellation charges would be as follows:
- 16 days to prior to arrival – 50% of the tour/service cost.
- 15 days to 01 days prior to arrival or no show – 100% of the tour/service cost.
Please note – Irrespective of above mentioned cancellations slabs – in case of cancellation of tour services after the booking is made with us – a minimum 10% service charges would be applicable.
In case you cancel the trip after commencement refund would be restricted to a limited amount that too would depend on the amount that we would be able to recover from the hoteliers we patronize. For unused hotel accommodation, chartered transportation and missed meals etc. we do not bear any responsibility to refund.