Shimla-Manali-Dharamshala-Dalhousie-Khajjiar-Chamba(11N/12D)

12 Days and 11 Nights
Shimla-Manali-Dharamshala-Dalhousie-Khajjiar-Chamba(11N/12D)


The Tour Itinerary is as follows:-


Day 1:- Today you will be picked up from Chandigarh Railway station /Airport.On your way to Shimla you will visit Pinjore garden, Mohan Heritage Park and Taradevi devi temple. o/n hotel.

Day 2:- Today after breakfast you begin with the sightseeing tour of Shimla. You proceed to see the Vice regal lodge (Indian institute of Advanced Studies). This is still the largest building in Shimla build in 1884-1888 and used to be the residence of Viceroys of India when Shimla was the summer capital of India during the British Raj. Then you proceed to see the Army Museum at Annandale ground. Annandale ground is with the Indian Army now a day and is the flattest piece of land within Shimla town which is used for playing golf by the Indian Army. During the British raj this ground was the venue for fancy fairs, parties, dog shows etc and it is believed that the Durand cup of football started from this place.This is supposed to be the lowest point within shimla town of your tour. After this you proceed to see the the highest hill within Shimla town known as Jakhoo hill where there is a temple dedicated to lord hanuman (Monkey god).Then the driver will drop you at himachal tourism lift from there you can use the elevator to reach the mall road .Rest of the day on your own to explore the bazaars of Shimla

Day 3:- Today in the morning you board the toy train to take a wonderful ride upto Taradevi station. After the ride you proceed towads Kufri the famous tourist destination .,after kufri you go to see the Asia's seconds highest golf course at Naldhera. o/n hotel.

Day 4:- Today in the morning after breakfast you will proceed towards the valley of god Manali. This drive from Shimla to Manali is one of the most beautiful drives in Himachal and will leave a memorable impact for a life time. To reach Manali you drive through different districts of Himachal Pradesh. On the way you drive through the luhnu cricket ground which hosted the Ranji trophy matches couple of times, on the way you also pass by deoli fish hatchery which is Asia's biggest fish hatchery, sundernagar ,pandoh dam ,beautiful waterfall near Hanogi mata temple,kullu shawl factory Vashino devi temple, patlikhul where we have trout fish breeding farm and then making your way to Manali. It is not about the detination where ever you tour in Himachal the route itself is beautiful.

Day 5:- Today in the morning after breakfast you will set of for Manali sightseeing tour .Today you visit Hadimba mata temple.Vashisth temple, club house ,old manali, Half of the day on your own to explore the bazaars and lanes of Manali

Day 6:- :- Today in the morning after breakfast you proceed towards Rohtang pass or upto possible/permissible snow point ,on the way you will go to solang nallah,kothi, Marhi,Gulaba can see the beautiful,Rahalla water fall and back to Manali

Day 7:- :-Today in the morning after breakfast you proceed towards Dharamshala. On the way to Dharamshala you will see the famous Baijnath temple ( which is the oldest existing Shiva temple in the country built by the Pandavas) .and palampur tea gardens, Famous Dharamshala cricket stadium. o/n hotel.(manali-dharamshala 285kms)

Day 8:- Today in the morning after breakfast you proceed for sightseeing tour of Dharamshala visiting Dharm kot,(Panoramic view of Kangra valley,pong dam lake and Dhauladhar ranges Bhasgu nath temple and waterfall, Tibetian Monestary, Norbulinga institute , St John's Church,Tibetian children village ,Dal lake and Naddi village. o/n Mcleodganj

Day 9:-Today you proceed towards Dalhousie. Dalhousie is named after its founder the Viceroy of India lord Dalhousie.After reaching Dalhousie you go to see Jandhri ghat Panjpulla meaning five bridges , and on the way to Panjpulla is Satt-Dhara.According to popular belief its waterpossesses medicinal properties.

Day 10:-Today you proceed towards chamba via Khajjiar .Khajjiar is situated at an altitude of 1851m and is one of the most picturesque saucer shaped plateau surrounded by dense pine and giant deodar forests it is also known as mini Switzerland and has a water baby lake with floating island. On reaching Chamba you can go to see the Akhand Chandi Palace .This landmark is an amalgam of the features of Mughal and British Architecture,Bhuri singh Museum and Champavati temple.

Day 11:-Today you proceed towards Pragpur en route you will visit Kangra fort, Masroor rock cut temple, Pong dam .o/n Pragpur

Day 12:-Today you will proceed towards Chandigarh.


 

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