Dev Bhoomi “Himachal” :- Himalayas in Himachal’ or one must say Himachal in Himalayas. ‘Him’ in Hindi literally means ice or snow and ‘alaya’ means home, which makes Himalayas ‘The Home of Snow’ and from there Himachal gets its name meaning ‘Land of Snow’.
The Himalayas affect the climate of Himachal as well. Huge variations in the elevations of mountains (from 450m to 6500m) cause big differences in climatic conditions.
Himachal Pradesh was one of the few states that had remained largely untouched by external customs, largely due to its difficult terrain. With the technological advancements, the state has changed very rapidly. Himachal Pradesh is a multireligional, multicultural as well as multilingual state like other Indian states. Himachal is well known for its handicrafts.
The mountainous state with its diverse and beautiful Himalayan landscapes attracts tourists from all over the world. The region also has some of the oldest Buddhist Monasteries in Asia Shimla, the state capital, is home to Asia's only natural ice skating rink
Day 01 : Delhi To Shimla
Morning time arrive in Delhi by Air or Train in the morning meet and greet our representative on Railway station or Air port. Pick up from Delhi Airport or Railway station and drive to Shimla by cab through enchanting hills and breathtaking roadside views. .On Arrival check in hotel and over night stay at hotel.
Shimla, is home to a number of buildings that are styled in the Tudorbethan and neo-Gothic architectures dating from the colonial era, as well as multiple temples and churches. The colonial architecture and churches, the temples and the natural beauty of the city attract a large number of tourists. The major attractions include the Viceroy Lodge, the Christ Church, the Jakhoo Temple, theMall Road and the Ridge, which together form the city centre.
Day 02 : Shimla – Kufri – Local sightseen - Shimla
Morning drive to Kufri. Kufri is a small hill station in Shimla district of Himachal Pradesh state in India. It is located 13 km from the state capital Shimla on the National Highway No.22. Visit Himalayan Wild Life Zoo which hosts rare Antelopes, Felines and Birds including Himalayan Monal, Himalayan bears and other rare birds and animals. After that return back to Shimla and free to visit mall road and Market, Kali Bari, Lower Market. Lakker Bazaar, Jakhu Temple etc.. Return back to your hotel by evening
Day 03: Shimla - Manali
Today after breakfast check out from the hotel and drive to Manali, on the way sight-seeing of Kullu valley and overnight stay at hotel in Manali.
Manali, is a high-altitude Himalayan resort town in India’s northern Himachal Pradesh state. It has a reputation as a backpacking center and honeymoon, adventure destination. Set on the Beas River, it’s a gateway for skiing in the Solang Valley and trekking in Parvati Valley. It's also a jumping-off point for paragliding, rafting and mountaineering in the Pir Panjal mountains, home to 4,000m-high Rohtang Pass
Day 04 : Rohtang Pass & Solang Valley Sight Seen
Today morning after breakfast drive to sightseeing of Rohtang Pass & Solang Vally (up to snow line if Rohtang Pass is closed due to snow fall). On the way visit Gulaba, Kothi, Marhi & Rahala Fall. After that return back to Manali.
Rohtang, translates to "a pile of corpses". Here you can have a magnificent view of Dhauladhar Range and Pir Panjal Range and high altitude mountain peaks i.e. Hanuman Tibba, Makar Way, Shikhar Way, Friendship peak and Shiti Dhar. Those peaks have their altitude at 6000m or above. Enjoy Skiing, Horse Riding, Yak Riding, Snow Scooter ride (on your own expenses).
Day 05 : Manali local sightseen.
After breakfast local sightseeing of Manali “HADIMBA TEMPLE” Built in 1553 with a superbly crafted four tiered pagoda roof, it is famous for its exquisitely carved doorway . “CLUB HOUSE” The Club House with its comprehensive facilities that include a roller skating rink, an auditorium, billiards rooms, a library, a bar and restaurant makes wonderful outing for the day.” Tibetan Monastery, Van Vihar, and “VASHIST” Well known for its hot springs. There are old temples dedicated to the sage Vashisth and to Lord Rama.
Day 06 : Manali - Dharamshala
After breakfast drive to Dharamshala. Mcleodganj is a famous little town of Dharamshala also known as "Little Tibet". The Dalai Lama resides here. At the start of Mcleodganj is a small bazaar filled with variety of Tibetan handicrafts and artifacts. At the end of the spur lies the Namgyal Monastery. Overnight stay at the hotel
Dharamshala… is the centre of the Tibetan exile world in India. Following the 1959 Tibetan uprising there was an influx of Tibetan refugees who followed the 14th Dalai Lama. His presence and the Tibetan population has made Dharamshala a popular destination for Indian and foreign tourists, including students studying Tibet.
Day 07: Dharamsala- Dalhousie
After breakfast leave for Dalhousie. On the way view of snow covered dhauladhar range and amazing view of hills. Overnight stay in hotel at Dalhousie.
Day 08: Dalhousie- Khajjiar –Dalhousie
Today, we proceed to Khajjiar. Khajjiar is part of the notified Kalatop – Khajjiar sanctuary. The Monal Pheasant, a bird which was fairly common till recent times has become relatively difficult to spot nowadays but this species can be spotted here. Check-in at the hotel in Dalhousie for overnight stay.
Khajjiar…On 7 July 1992, Mr. Willy T. Blazer, Vice Counselor and Head of Chancery of Switzerland in India brought Khajjiar on the world tourism map by calling it "Mini Switzerland"
Day 09: Dalhousie - Amritsar
Check out from hotel and transferred to Amritsar on arrival visit Baga Border and evening time free to Golden Temple and over night at hotel.
Amritsar… (also called Ambarsar) is a city in the northwestern Indian state of Punjab, not far from the border with Pakistan. At the center of its walled old town is the gilded Golden Temple (Harmandir Sahib), considered the holiest gurdwara, or religious complex, of the Sikh religion. It’s at the end of a causeway, surrounded by the sacred Amrit Sarovar lake, where pilgrims bathe.
Day 10: Amritsar Local - Delhi
After breakfast leave for local sight seeing such as Golden temple, Jalia wala Bagh. In the afternoon leave for Delhi drop at Railway station/Airport to catch onwards train/flight & back to home with sweet memories.
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