Katson Blue , Shimla
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. The Mall Road and its bazaar are the town’s focal point, while the Old Manali neighborhood is home to traditional stone buildings, apple orchards and the Hindu Manu Temple. Across the Manaslu River on a forested hilltop is wood-carved Hadimba Devi Temple, built in 1553 and dedicated to a Hindu goddess. The Museum of Himachal Culture and Folk Art preserves local crafts and heritage. In the Tibetan quarter, the Buddhist monastery Gadhan Thekchhokling is recognizable by its yellow, pagoda-style roof. East of the Beas River is Vashisht, a village known for its hot springs.
On arriving at New Delhi Airport/ Railway station our representative will welcome you and will transfer you to Shimla, The capital of Himachal Pradesh. A very popular holiday-retreat known for its Victorian architecture, which is reflected in certain areas of the Mall and The Ridge. It is also a famous holiday spot for honeymoon, Enroute visit Pinjor Garden , Upon arrival at Shimla check in at the hotel Enjoy Leisure time and Overnight stay at Hotel.
After breakfast proceed for a half day excursion to Kufri (2500mts) , Visit Indira Bungalow & the Himalayan Zoo (closed on Monday). Incase, a Monday falls on this day, guests shall be taken to Naldhera Golf course instead of Kufri. By Afternoon Guests will be dropped at the Shimla Mall road to explore by themselves. Attractions of the mall road include Shimla Church, Scandal Point, Gaiety Theatre, Town hall & shopping. Later By Evening, the guests shall be transferred to their respective hotels for overnight stay. Dinner shall be at the hotel. Note: Pony ride/ Golf kit charges at Kufri/Naldhera are on direct payment basis.
After breakfast proceed for Manali. Enroute visit Beas-Sutlej Link project, Pandoh Dam & Kullu Valley , Lunch shall be en-route on direct payment basis. On reaching Check in to your hotel and refresh yourself and Later overnight stay at Hotel.
After breakfast proceed for the sightseeing of Manali Includes Mall Road, Jogini waterfall, Vashishtha Kund, Hidimba Temple, Tibetan Monasteries and Club House and rest of the day is at leisure for independent activities later Overnight stay at Hotel.
By early morning transfer to visit Rohtang Pass ( Permit and transport own Cost Closed on Tuesday ) , on reaching rohtang enjoy snow activities and later while returning back visit Solang Valley for Adventerous activities like Paragliding , Zorbing , Flying fox , etc and Later spent the evening at leisure and overnight stay at Hotel. Rohtang Pass: It is 51 Kms | 2hrs from Manali. It is not accessible for almost eight months in a year as it is covered by snow. Guests are generally are taken to the snow point on Rohtang Road, permitted by Border Security Force. In case a Tuesday falls on this day, guests shall be taken to the snow point on some other day as we have three nights in Manali. Solang Valley: It is a side valley at the top of the Kullu Valley, 14 km northwest of the resort town Manali on the way to Rohtang Pass, and is known for its summer and winter sport conditions. The sports most commonly offered are parachuting, paragliding, skating and zorbing. Note: All the adventure sports at Solang Valley/ Snow Suits at Snow point are on direct payment basis Both snow point at & Solang Valley will be covered on the very same day & the visit is subject to weather conditions.
After breakfast check out from hotel and transfer to New Delhi for drop to Airport/ Railway station.