The British empire may have ceased to exit, but its echo lingers on in Shimla (2205m). As the Summer Capital of the British in India, Shimla was the country's focus for the better part of every year and now, is the state capital of Himachal Pradesh. Today, it has well developed facilities, easy accessibility and numerous attractions making it one of India's most popular hill resort. Situated in the lower ranges of the Himalayan mountains, it is surrounded by pine deodar, oak and rhododendron forests. Towards the north lie the snow-covered high-ranges, while the valleys breathe whispering streams and swaying fields. Within the town are host of splendid colonial edifices, quaint cottages and charming walks. Shimla offers a variety of shopping, sport and entertainment activities
ITINERARY 4 NIGHTS 5 DAYS
|Day 01 :
||Chandigarh - Manali
Pick up from Chandigarh and transfer to Manali located in the ancient Kullu valley, surrounded by towering peaks at an arm length. On arrival check in the hotel, dinner and night stay at hotel.
|Day 02 :
Morning after early breakfast proceed to visit the Rohtang Pass (51 kms / 2 hrs)/ Marhi/Solang Nalah the highest point in Manali at a height of 4,112 m, which simply offers panoramic view of mountains rising far above the clouds & which are simply breathtaking. Late afternoon return back to Manali & rest of the evening is at leisure, Night stay in Manali.
|Day 03 :
||Manali - Shimla
After breakfast proceed to Shimla. On the way visit Kullu Showl Factory and Pandoh Dam. On arrival at Shimla check-in the hotel. Evening at leisure. Dinner and night stay at hotel.
|Day 04 :
Morning proceed for a full day excursion tour. Visit Kufri and Naldehra in first half and after lunch visit Vicerigal Lodge and Jakhu Templ. Evening take a walk on famous Mall road. Dinner and night stay at hotel in Shimla.
|Day 05 :
||Shimla - Chandigarh
Today after breakfast proceed to Chandigarh. Its the time to bid farewell. On time transfer to Delhi Airport for your return flight
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Places To See
1. Tara Devi
11kms. from the Shimla bus-stand. Tara Devi has a temple dedicated to the goddess of stars on top of the hill. There is a military Dairy Town here as well as the headquarters of Bharat Scouts and Guides. At a height of 6,070 ft. Tara Devi is an ideal place for a person wanting peace and some rest.
2. Sankat Mochan
A popular Hanuman temple is located here. We get an excellent view of Shimla from the temple. It can be reached by car or on foot.
13 kms. away from Shimla, Mashobra has several excellent picnic spots. Mashobra offers ideal walks amidst oak and pine trees. Mashobra is the site of the annual Sipi fair in June. The nearest rest house is at Craignano which is 3 kms. from Mashobra, and is a beautiful holiday resort.
23 kms. Under a skyline etched with conifers, Naldehra offers a well groomed nine-hole Golf course; undulating hills and giant deodars, make it a unique spot for picnics. Regular bus and taxi service. HPTDC Restaurant, Hotel Golf Glade and Golf Club.
43 kms. Situated on the bank of river Sutlej it is well known of its hot springs. Regular bus and taxi service.
6. Wildflower Hall
13 kms. Nestling among sylvan surroundings, the stately Hotel Wildflower Hall of the HPTDC affords a magnificent view of the mighty Himalayas and perennial snows. Charming in summer and fascinating in autumn, when winter casts its mantle of snow Wildflower Hall assumes an ethereal look.
7. Fruit Research Station
18 km. The biggest fruit research station in northern India.
16 kms. Well known for its ski slopes. Commands good views. It also has a Potato Research Station. Shimla has an added attraction of Mini zoo amidst dense forest to the tourists where a rare breed of wild animals and pheasants species commonly found in Himalayan forest region have been kept in natural habitat. Spread over an area of twenty hectares of land with rich flora and fauna about 140 wild animals including pheasants of different verities 'Monal' the State bird of Himachal Pradesh and one of the endangered species of Himalayan region has been the other attractions of this zoo also been placed safely in this mini zoo.
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