Chandigarh is not only full of life but also a best-planned city of India. In fact, its the cleanest city of India. There are so many sightseeing options in Chandigarh and the food is simply awesome. Chandigarh is also known for its architectural marvels and amazing quality of life.
Shimla is a heaven on earth. The scenic landscapes and picturesque locations look like a fairy tale. Shimla is also known as the 'Queen of hills'. The valley views of the city are simply breathtaking and mesmerizing. Immerse in the feeling of love with your partner amidst the beautiful valleys.
Manali is the most popular tourist destination of India. From daring adventures to inspiration, from meditation to sightseeing, Manali is so much fun. A visit to Manali can be refreshing.
Dharamshala is a breathtaking place surrounded with magnetic Himalayan Mountains. The view from the valleys is captivating.
Natural beauty and pristine lakes make Dalhousie an absolute favorite amongst tourists. The place has raw positive vibes that refresh your energy and make you feel amazing.
Day 1: Chandigarh to Shimla
Upon arrival at Shimla, head to a half city tour of Shimla. This includes places like Sankat Mochan Temple, Indian Institute of Advanced studies and Jakhu Temple. In the evening, you can shop from Mall road and Ridge before you head to your hotel.
Day 2: Shimla To Kufri – Shimla Local tour – Shimla
After breakfast, head for a sightseeing tour of Shimla. This includes Kufri Green Valley, Chinni Bungalow, Charabda Valley, Mahasu Peak, Nature Park, Indira Tourist Park, and Fun World. After this, visit the Jakhu temple that gives a divine solace. Then head to Army Museum and Viceregal lodge that gives insight to history and culture of the place. The tour also includes a visit to Ridge, Lakkar Bazaar, Scandal Point, and Christ Church. You are free to shop at Mall road in the evening before you head to your hotel.
Day 3: Shimla – Kullu – Manali (270 Km / 7-8 Hrs)
After breakfast, drive towards Manali that is 7 to 8 hours away. While on the drive, visit Sundar Nagar Lake and take a halt at Pandoh Dam. A visit to Hanogi Mata Temple, Aut Tunnel and Vaishno Devi Temple is quite a peaceful experience. The tour also includes a visit to Manikaran that houses famous Gurudwara and Ram temple. It’s a pious place for both Sikh and Hindu community. As its situated 1760 above sea level, the view of the place is simply breathtaking. Drive back to Manali to take rest in your hotel for overnight stay.
Day 4: Manali local City Tour – Manali
After breakfast, head to the local city tour of Manali city. Visit the Hadimba Devi Temple for divine intervention. A visit to Vashisht Hot springs relaxes your mind too. Also, visit the Tibetan Monastery, old Manali and Manu Temple Clubhouse to know more about Manali. In the evening, you can shop from Mall road and IBEX market before you head to your hotel.
Day 5: Manali Solang Valley + Other sightseeing – Manali
After breakfast, head to the mesmerizing Soland valley. The place is simply breathtaking with the view of majestic Himalayan Mountains. You can try some adventure activities at this place as well. It's also famous for winter adventure activities. After this, also visit the Jogini Waterfall, Anjni Mahadev, Nehru Kund, Kothi, Gulaba, Rahalla Fall and Marhi. In the evening, you can shop from the local market before you head to your hotel.
Day 6: Manali – Dharamshala (240 Km / 7-8 Hrs)
After breakfast, there is a drive to Dharamshala via Kullu. This will take about 8 hours approx. You can get amazing valley views with enchanting sights of the waterfalls all through the way. This drive is not only soothing but also captivating. Reach Dharamshala for an overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 7: Dharamshala – Local tour – Dalhousie (145 KM)
After breakfast, head to sightseeing options of Dharamshala. This includes a visit to the residence of Dalai Lama, Bhagsunath Temple, Dal Lake and Mcleodganj. In the evening, you are free to explore the local market of Kotwai. Drive to Dalhousie for an overnight stay that gets you prepared for another tour day.
Day 8: Dalhousie – Khajjiar (22 Km/45 Mins) – Dalhousie
After breakfast, head to Khajjar, an amazing place with mesmerizing views. You can simply admire the beauty of Khajjar Lake the whole day. The views are simply captivating and enchanting. A visit to a 9 hole golf course completely relaxes you. Head back to your hotel for an overnight stay.
Day 9: Chandigarh (330 Km / 6-7 Hrs)
After breakfast, leave for Chandigarh, it takes about 7 hours to reach back. This wonderful tour will surely refresh and re-energize you.