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Himachal Pradesh : Himachal Pradesh is the northernmost state of India and shares borders with the union territories of Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh to the north, and the states of Punjab to the west, Haryana to the southwest, Uttarakhand to the southeast and a very narrow border with Uttar Pradesh to the South. Shimla is blissfully surrounded by the green hills with snowcapped peaks. Its spectacular natural bounty accompanied by structures made during the colonial era, Shimla retains its colonial heritage with grand old buildings, such as, the stately Viceregal Lodge, charming iron lamp posts, and Anglo-Saxon names. The climate varies from hot and sub-humid tropical (450–900 metres) in the southern low tracts, warm and temperate (900–1800 metres), cool and temperate (1900–2400 metres) and cold glacial and alpine (2400–4800 metres) in the northern and eastern high elevated mountain ranges. Manali – A gift of the Himalayas to the world, Manali is a beautiful township nestled in the picturesque Beas River valley. It is a rustic enclave known for its cool climate and snow-capped mountains, offering respite to tourists escaping scorching heat of the plains. Besides natural charm and unparalleled beauty, Manali is known for its unlimited adventure opportunities, the famous Hadimba Temple, the scenic Rohtang Pass, the snow-laden Solang Valley and its delightful culinary scene. Snowfall is continuing at Manali, Solang, Atal tunnel, Kothi, Lahaul, Gulaba, Marhi, Rohtang pass during the winter Dec to Mid Feb (subject to weather condition). Dalhousie is located in the district of Chamba at an elevation of around 2,000 meters. The hill station is situated at the Western end of the Dhauladhar range of mountains. Surrounded by beautiful snow-capped mountains, Dalhousie is named after its founder Lord Dalhousie, the British Governor-General in India. Dalhousie is one of the most visited and popular hill stations in the country. It is known for its pleasant climate and scenic beauty. There are several amazing places to visit in this hill station like Kalatop, Daikund and Panch Pula. Subhash Baoli and Lohali village are other popular tourist attractions.
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|SHIMLA||Hill View Regency/similar||Sonabar White Grand/similar||Honeymoon Inn/similar|
|MANALI||Apple Bud Cottages/similar||Manali Inn/similar||Manuallaya/similar|
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|AMRITSAR||PR Residency/similar||HK Clarks Inn/similar||Holiday Inn /similar|
Chandigarh to Shimla (approx 4 hr 24 min (113.1 km) After breakfast, we will check-out early in the morning and will proceed to Chandigarh to Shimla by car.
Today breakfast proceed for in and around sightseeing of SHIMLA, visit KUFRI, India's one of the best holiday paradise Kufri in Shimla is beautifully tucked on an altitude of 2,622 meter. The place is a tourist hotspot for its awesome scenic and sports activities. Evening free to stroll in the famous shopping place of Shimla town - “THE MALL & THE RIDGE” This large open space in the heart of town presents excellent views of the mountain ranges. Shimla's landmarks - the neo- gothic structure of Christ Church and the neo - Tudor library building - are worth seeing. Overnight stay at hotel.
Shimla – Kullu - Manali( approx 280 Kms, 9/10 Hours)
After breakfast leave for Manali, on the way sight-seeing like Sundernagar lake, Pandoh dam, Vaishno Devi Temple, Kullu and overnight stay at hotel in Manali.
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.
After breakfast chack out from hotel and tour of Rohtang Pass (you can go rohtang on the direct payment base and special permission) . The majesty of the mountains and the glaciers can be seen at their best; you have next two hours to enjoy this snowy haven. Take a sledge ride down the slopes, try your luck climbing the little snow hills. On your descents to Manali, halt at the Rahalla falls and Solang Valley. The Magnificent views and natural beauty are a never-ending source of delight. Evening free time for shopping. Overnight stay in Manali.
Manali - Dharmshala (approx 7hr 55 min (218.8 km)
Travel by surface to Mc Leodganj (Dharamsala), magnificently set to the background of the Dhauldhar mountains and the seat of his Holiness, the Dalai Lama, the leader of the Tibetans, since 1960. On arrival check in at hotel
Today morning you will enjoy the full day sightseeing of Norbulingka Institute, Dalai Lama Temple Complex, HPCA Stadium, Bhagsu Waterfall, Church of St. John, Dal lake and Bhagsunag Temple.
Dharmshala - Dalhousie(approx 3 hr 36 min (118.1 km)
Morning leave for Dalhousie. Arrive and check in at Hotel. Day at leisure to pamper yourself at the small town famous for its scenic beauty. Overnight stay at Hotel.
After Breakfast proceed for sightseeing. Flow through a mesmerizing experience. The vast emerald green meadow of Khajjiar with its thick forested slopes of deodhars, the stupendous mountain views from Lakkar Mandi. Return back to hotel. Overnight stay at hotel.
Early morning check out from hotel and transfer by surface to Amritsar. Directly transfer to Wagah Border. Evening visit the Golden Temple (The famous Sikh pilgrim place). Overnight at hotel.
Golden Temple The most important sikh shrine which is also called Mecca for the Sikhs is a living symbol of the spiritual and historical traditions of the Sikhs.
Amritsar - Chandigarh (approx 4 hr 55 min (226.5 km)After Breakfast drive to Chandigarh. Afternoon visiting the famous Rock Garden - the lifetime dream of Mr. Nek Chand, Sukhna Lake - the beautiful lake that is the major attraction of Chandigarh. Overnight stay at hotel.
Early morning drive back to Chandigarh . Upon arrival transfer to Chandigarh airport railway station for onwards journey.