Seemingly atangled topography of interlaced mountain chains makes Himachal Pradesh an amazing place to explore. Theroads or pathsemerge into a new valley that brings across a different world in itself. With its own food, culture, dressing, art-forms, customs, gods and even language, every place in this lap of Himalaya is different in itself. Villages perched on hill slopes attract visitors with fairy-tale like architecture and easygoing warmth of local people. The hill stations of this state enhance the holiday atmosphere and allure with their blissful vibe. Such is the variety at Himachal, which has attracted tourists from all over the globe.
Max Holiday has laced this Himachal Calling tour into a 16 days tour itinerary, which is a trip of lifetime to explore the amazing beauty of places such as Shimla, Manali, Dharamshala, Dalhousieand others. Your tour will start at Delhi from where you will reach Shimla via Kalka (Shatabdi Express) and from Kalka onwards by toy train. After a jaunt at Shimla you visit Manali, Palampur, Dharamshala, Khajjiar, Dalhousie and Chandigarh. During this tour, you will enjoy exotic sightseeing, artifact shopping, local cuisines, local art forms, adventure activities and lots more.
When in Himachal Pradesh explore those quaint & whimsical hill stations, glaciated waterfalls, rich wildlife, crystal clear lakes, snow-capped mountains and the barren beauty atopDharamshala &upper Himalayas. This state offers variety so vacations here are suitable for all types of travelers, be it family holidays, honeymoon packages, adventure enthusiasts, bikers, group tours and heritage travelers, to name a few.
Welcome to the land of hospitality and culture. On arrival at Delhi airport, meet Max Holidays Representative, who will be standing with the pla card of your name, get transferred to your pre booked hotel for night stay in Delhi. Get relax and prepare yourself for next day sightseeing.
After breakfast start the day with sightseeing tour of capital city of India - Delhi. The day tour will include visit to Red Fort – the symbol of India’s Sovereignty, further take a walk through Chandni Chowk which is one of the way to understand the Indian life style and culture. The next visit will be of Jama Masjid – one of the famous mosques because of its architect and large size. Take a drive towards India Gate – The building to speak sacrifice of martyr in World War 1st and Afghan War, President’s Palace, Mahatma Gandhi Memorial – Raj Ghat, Humayun’s Tomb and Qutab Minar. Night stay will be in the hotel in Delhi
Remark: Evening you may visit to Delhi haat, mixture of crafts, food and cultural activity. One can enjoy several dishes and snacking in food plaza served at reasonable rates under single roof representing food of different states. Once can also buy a souvenirs or Indian clothes.
Early morning take a super fast express train journey to Kalka, near Shimla. Disembark at Kalka train station and board on a beautiful, enjoyable and exciting toy train to Shimla havening several tunnels throughout the way. Evening arrive Shimla, check in hotel pre booked for you, get freshen up and enjoy this beautiful city located in the lap of nature. Get away from the busy and running life of city. You will be accompanied by the god gifted natural beauty throughout the tour of Himachal. Overnight stay at hotel in Shimla.
Shimla – well known as “The Summer Capital” of British India. Today morning, take breakfast and get ready for the full day excursion tour of Kufri and Jakku Temple also famed as “Monkey Temple”. Kufri is well-known for Skiing activities and Yak ride. Jakku Temple is located on the Shimla's uppermost crest and offers a panoramic outlook of the town. The most interesting tourist spot in Kufri is Mahasu Peak and Indira tourist Park, which offers the magnificent and awesome view. In evening drive back to the hotel for night stay in Shimla.
Today after breakfast, be ready for your sightseeing tour of Shimla covering- Kali Badi Temple - hardly at the distance of some meters away from scandal Point. It is supposed that the idol of Goddess Shayamla is preserved here, The Mall - Most significant shopping point of Shimla among restaurants, The Ridge - The bulky unlock space in the spirit of city offers outstanding vision of the mountain peaks and City Church. Enjoy the natural beautiful surrounding of Shimla and drive back to hotel for night stay.
Today after breakfast in the hotel head to Manali which is another beautiful hill destination of Himachal Pradesh. En route to Manali from Shimla visit Sunder Nagar Lake and Kullu Valley. On arrival at Manali, check in your pre booked hotel for night stay. Enjoy leisurely evening at Manali. Manali is the significant hill station in the Himachal Pradesh tourism and also the business way to the high mountain ranges of Ladakh. Enjoy the natural beauty and climate of Manali
The day starts with an excursion trip to Rohtang Pass. Positioned at a height of 13,050 feet above sea level, Rohtang is an adventurous tourist point which presents an extensive view of mountains standing far above clouds. It gives a heavenly view on this earth. Later visit the Solang valley also famed for various adventure sports in Himalayas including daring tricks like Rock Climbing, Para-Gliding & Skiing etc. Late in the evening back to the hotel in Manali for night stay.
Manali, commonly known as one of the best spots for honeymooners in India, is a place with natural beauty and various pilgrimage sites. Today morning we take a tour to Old Manali by visiting holy places like Manu Temple, Vashisht Temple, Hadimba Devi Temple, Van Vihar and Tibetan Monastery. Every view will be just fantastic to strike with the beauty of the place. In evening back to the hotel and spend some time free along the mall road (shopping area of Manali). Night stay in the hotel in Manali.
Another breathtakingly beautiful hill station of Himachal Pradesh trip waits as we head to Palampur today. Palampur is the mountainous city well known for the view of good looking snow covered mountains and Tea Gardens. On the way to Palampur visit Baijnath – The oldest accessible Shiva Temple in the country. In the evening, arrive Palampur, and check-in to your hotel for relaxation and night stay.
Today after morning breakfast visit the Neugal Cafe to view natural surrounding and get relaxed for some time and in mid noon drive down towards Dharamshala. One of the world-class vacationer places in Himachal Pradesh and the largest Tibetan settlement in India, Dharamshala plays an important role in Himachal Pradesh and North India tourism. Dharamshala propose the superlative observation of snow enclosed Dhauladhar Mountains. On arrival check into your hotel for night stay.
While in Dharamshala a visit to McLeodganj is an absolute delight for the travellers. A home to semi-nomadic tribes, McLeodganj today is known for Dalai Lama tours in India. McLeodganj in Himachal Pradesh is today the residence of Tibetan spiritual leader Dalai Lama. At Dharamshala and McLeodganj you may visit the Art museum, Buddha Temple, Tibetan market etc. Dharamshala is also world famous for few of the best meditation centers not only in Himachal Pradesh but in the entire country.
A short and wonderful drive through the beautifully lush green mountains takes you to Khajjiar. Also known as “The Switzerland of India” Khajjiar offers beautiful view of Kangra Valley. The panoramic view of Khajjiar will not allow you to blink your lashes, so hold your breath and enjoy the beauty offered to you by the place. Night stay in the hotel at Khajjiar
After breakfast visit the “Khajji Nag” temple built in 12th century and having the wooden Images of five pandavas brothers’. In afternoon head towards Dalhousie - the hill station jam-packed with aged world attraction and grasp lasting resonance of the Raja era. On arrival at Dalhousie check into your pre booked hotel for night stay.
After breakfast start the local sightseeing tour of Dalhousie enjoy the charming prettiness of Bakrota Hill, Balun View, Patreyn View and waterfalls of Subhash Baoli, Satdhara, Panchpula and Kalatop from where you can view the awesome pictures of Himalayas and even capture them as a memory that lasts forever in your heart. Leisurely evening around the hotel or spend some time at Gandhi Chowk local Market. Night stay at the hotel in Dalhousie.
Today morning after healthy breakfast drive down to Chandigarh. On arrival, check into your hotel in Chandigarh and after wash and change enjoy a short sightseeing tour of Chandigarh covering Rock Garden, Botanical Garden and Sukhna Lake. Later in evening back to the hotel for night stay.
After a relaxed breakfast drive to Delhi airport from where you take your flight back to home/onward destination.
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