Shimla Trip (DSI-115)

Duration : 05 Nights/06 Days

  • Manali
  • Solang valley
  • Atal Tunnel
  • Kullu
  • Naggar
  • Manali

Tour Inclusions

  • Sightseeing
  • Hotel
  • Car
  • Guide

Daywise Tour Itinerary

Day 1 - Arrive Shimla

Assistance on arrival. Afternoon visit Jakhu Temple, The Ridge, Scandal Point, Christ Church and The Mall. Overnight at Shimla. The Mall is the main shopping street of Shimla. It has many restaurants, clubs, banks, bars, post offices, and tourist offices. The lower part of Gaiety Theatre lies here. The Ridge is a large open space, which is situated alongside the Mall Road and hosts all the cultural activities in the city.  Christ Church situated on the Ridge, is the second oldest church in Northern India. Inside there are stained glass windows that represent faith, hope, charity, fortitude, patience, and humility. There are State Library and Gaiety Heritage Cultural Complex too which are some of the notable buildings located on The Mall & The Ridge.
Jakhu temple is 2 kms from The Ridge, at a height of 8,000 ft, Jakhoo Hill is the highest peak in the city and has views of the city and of the snow-covered Himalayas. At the top of the hill is an old temple of Hanuman, a Hindu deity which is popular among tourists and locals alike. A 108 feet (33-metre) statue of Hanuman, at 8,500 feet (2,591 metres) above sea level, is the statue standing at the highest altitude among several other masterpieces in the world, overtaking the Christ Redeemer in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Jakhoo has ropeway also which connects Jakhoo temple to the ridge ground and is the first ropeway in Shimla. 

Day 2 - Shimla

Full day excursion to Kufri & Naldehra. Kufri at 2800 m is a popular tourist attraction near Shimla because of its breath-taking Himalayan charm. One can view the enchanting Himalayan mountain range, visit Chinni Bunglow or trek to Mahasu Peak for a glorifying view of Himalayan peaks. Naldehra, a tranquil hill station was a favourite of the Viceroy Lord Curzon, who not only designed India’s first 9-hole golf course here, but also named his third daughter Alexandra Naldehra after it. Nowadays, Naldehra, at 2200 m, boasts a challenging golf course that is rated amongst the best in the country. Enjoy the meadows and lovely walks in the woods surrounding the golf course. Evening you may enjoy a leisurely stroll on The Mall road. Overnight at Shimla.

Day 3 - Shimla -Manali

Travel by surface from Shimla to Manali enroute visit Pandoh Dam, Hanogi Mata Temple, Kullu Town and Vashino Temple. Overnight at Manali

Day 4 - Manali sightseeing

Morning visit Naggar Castle, Roerich Art Gallery & Roerich Art Gallery. Afternoon visit Hadimba Devi Temple, Club House and Vashisht. Overnight at Manali

Naggar Castle is a medieval castle, located in Kullu, Himachal Pradesh, India. Built by Raja Sidh Singh of Kullu in around 1460 A.D, it was taken over to Himachal Pradesh Tourism Development Corporation (HPTDC), to run as a heritage hotel, since 1978.

Nicolas Roerich (Nikolai Roerich) was a Russian painter, who also wrote poetry and made Naggar his home for the last few years of his life. The museum known as Roerich Art Gallery here is small but well-maintained; it has paintings made by the artist and philosopher on display. It is a very tranquil place located just above the main market in Naggar. 

Tripura Sundari Temple is a wooden pagoda-style temple that can be accessed via a short walk on a path from Naggar Castle. The gabled roof is a beautiful sight and signals the presence of an old temple. It is just below the road to the Roerich Art Gallery. It is crowned with a three-tiered roof, of which the top storey is designed very beautifully. 

Hadimba Devi Temple, locally known as Dhungari Temple, also known variously as the Hadimba Temple. It is an ancient cave temple dedicated to Hidimbi Devi, wife of Bhima, a figure in the Indian epic Mahābhārata. The temple is surrounded by a cedar forest called Dhungiri Van Vihar at the foot of the Himālayas. The sanctuary is built over a huge rock jutting out of the ground which was worshiped as an image of the deity. The structure was built in 1553 by Maharaja Bahadur Singh.

Club House is ideal for kids as well as adults, Club House is an amazing amusement and adventure zone, which is one of the most popular attractions in Manali. Placed on the banks of Manalsu Nallah (branch of Beas River), it has various indoor and outdoor game facilities. The Club house is managed by the Himachal Pradesh Tourism Development Corporation (HPTDC). It has British style of architecture. Visitors can enjoy games like carom, skating, go-karting billiards, and table tennis.

Vashisht is a village located 3 kms from Manali across the River Beas. This village is famous for its sulphurous hot water springs and sanctified by three main temples dedicated to Lord Vashisht, Lord Shiva and Lord Rama built just next to the springs. The water from this spring is believed to have great healing powers, which can cure many skin diseases, infections and pains. There are separate baths for both men and women. This place has a refreshing atmosphere that allows one to indulge in holly bath while seeking blessing from the presiding deity of the village.

Day 5 - In Manali-day excursion to Solang valley with Atal Tunnel

After breakfast day at excursion to Sollang Valley (2560 M). Visit most beautiful Solang Valley where number of Adventure activities is conducted. You can see here adorable natural view with lush green forest & mountains. You can also enjoy here adventure activities like Paragliding, Horse riding, Ziplining on you own. Later visit Atal Tunnel

Solang Valley drives its name from combination of words Solang (Nearby village) and Nallah (water stream). It is a side valley at the top of the Kullu Valley in Himachal Pradesh, 14 kms 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 paragliding, skiing and zorbing.

Atal Tunnel (also known as Rohtang Tunnel is a highway tunnel built under the Rohtang Pass in the eastern Pir Panjal range of the Himalayas on the Leh-Manali Highway in Himachal Pradesh. At a length of 9.02 kms, it is the longest highway single-tube tunnel above 10,000 feet (3,048 m) in the world when completed and is named after former Prime Minister of India, Atal Bihari Vajpayee.
***in winters visit to Atal Tunnel subject to snow & weather conditions

Day 6 - Drop Manali bus stand. Evening drop to bus stand

After breakfast visit Manali market & Van Vihar .Evening drop at Manali Volvo stand & take bus to Delhi. (End of our services)

 

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