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Day 1 : Shimla: An overnight journey to the Queen of Hils
An exciting journey to Himachal begins
Upon arrival in Delhi, the agent’s representative will help you with your transfers to the boarding place from where you will board the Volvo bus. An overnight journey in the bus gets you to the beautiful hill-station of Shimla. As you reach Shimla in the morning, you will be transferred to your hotel where you check in, relax and unwind to get over with the travel fatigue. You will get to spend the rest of the first day of this Himachal family package at leisure. Go exploring nearby areas or stay indoors and have fun.
One of the most popular places to see in Shimla is the Mall Road. You can take a walk, shop for local goods, and then head to the hotel for a delicious dinner and a comfortable stay.
Tip: If the time permits, you can also take a halt in Chandigarh for a couple of hours. There are numerous popular tourist attractions in Chandigarh for you to see, like Pinjore Garden, Rock Garden, etc.
Distance from Delhi to Shimla: 343 km (approx)
Travel time: 6 hours 45 minutes (approx)
Day 2 : Shimla: Full day local sightseeing tour
A full day to explore the natural beauty and manmade marvels Shimla is blessed with
Have breakfast and then head out to explore as the second day of this Himachal family holiday takes you for a full day of sightseeing in Shimla. Major stops will include Kufri, Indira Bungalow, and Himalayan Zoo. Adventure activities such as pony riding and yak riding can also be enjoyed.
From there, you will be taken to Jakhoo Hill which is the highest point in Shimla. It serves as the best vantage point to enjoy panoramic views of this beautiful capital city. You may take enjoyable walks and nature trails in the beautiful surroundings.
Other points of interest are Mall Road, The Ridge, Scandal Point, and Lakkar Bazaar. An evening stroll at any of these points is one of the beautiful hill station experiences. As the day tour gets over, you will be transferred back to the hotel.
End your night with a delicious spread of dinner in hotel’s main restaurant and a cozy overnight stay.
Day 3 : Manali: Sightseeing in Kullu
Time to get entranced by mesmerizing Manali
Start your third day of the trip with a delicious breakfast in the hotel. After that, it time to check-out and head to Manali by road. En route, enjoy sightseeing that includes visits to Sundernagar Lake, Pandoh Dam, Hanogi Devi Temple, and Vaishno Devi Temple.
On arrival in Manali, check in to your hotel, freshen up and then unwind. The evening is at leisure. End the day with a sumptuous dinner and a comfy overnight stay at the hotel
Distance from Shimla to Manali: 250 km (approx)
Travel Time: 6 hours 30 minutes (approx)
Day 4 : Manali: Day excursion to Rohtang Pass
A day full of adventure and sightseeing gets underway
Have breakfast and then proceed for a full day trip to Rohtang Pass. On the way, the Himachal tour itinerary lets you enjoy sightseeing at Kothi Village, Gulaba, Rahala Falls, Beas Nala and Marhi. Also, you can enjoy snow activities like skiing, horse riding, yak riding, snow scooter riding, and sledging.
Later in the day, you can enjoy local sightseeing in Manali. Major attractions include Hadimba Devi Temple, Tibetan Monastery, Vashisht Temple and hot water springs, Club House, Van Vihar, Mall Road and Manali underground market.
As the day nears the end, return to your hotel for dinner and overnight stay.
Note: Due to unfavorable weather, Rohtang Pass is closed from November to May. During this time, tourists will be taken to Solang Valley instead. Also, check the availability of vehicle passes with your agent as these passes are a must for Rohtang Pass tour.
Optional: At SnowPoint near Rohtang Pass, you can try adventure activities like paragliding, skiing, and Zorbing.
Tip: Rohtang Pass is closed on Tuesdays. Plan your trip accordingly
Distance from Manali to Rohtang Pass: 51 km (approx)
Travel Time: 1.5 hours (approx)
Day 5 : Dharamshala: Off to the homecity of Dalai Lama
Off to the foothills of the Dhauladhar Range
After your morning grub, check out of the hotel and head towards Dharamshala in a private car. Enjoy the scenic journey that lets you witness snow-clad mountains of Himachal Pradesh. On the way, you will get to visit Palampur tea gardens, Baijnath Temple and Chamunda Devi Temple for sightseeing.
Upon arrival in Dharamshala, check in to the hotel, and then you have the evening at leisure. You can head for a stroll in the beautiful weather and surroundings.
Return to the hotel for a delectable spread of dinner and overnight stay.
Distance from Manali to Dharamshala: 234 km (approx)
Travel time: 6 hours 25 minutes (approx)
Day 6 : Dalhousie: Day tour of McLeodganj
Have breakfast at the hotel and then check out of the hotel as now the sixth day of your family holiday in Himachal will transfer to Dalhousie. While on the way, you will take a detour to McLeodganj. The little town is Dalai Lama's home and is full of Tibetan establishments. As the tour continues, you will proceed to popular tourist places like Bhagsunath Temple, Dal Lake, Tota Rani Village, St. John Church and Mcleodganj Market.
After all this, you will head towards Dalhousie. Upon arrival at the hotel in Dalhousie, check in and relax for a while and then head out for a walk in the beautiful weather of Dalhousie.
As an eventful day in Dalhousie comes to an end, treat your taste buds to a delectable dinner and enjoy a comfortable overnight stay at the hotel.
Tip: It is suggested that you carry a torch or a battery light as some of the back alleys in Dalhousie are not properly lit
Distance from Dharamshala to Dalhousie: 117 km (approx)
Travel time: 3 hours 30 minutes (approx)
Day 7 : Dalhousie: Day excursion to Khajjiar & departure
Your 7-Day Himachal family tour ends but not before a day trip to Khajjiar
After a delicious breakfast, check out of the hotel. Board the cab to visit Khajjiar – the Switzerland of India. The beauty of this place is enchanting with a spectacular lake in the middle. You can explore the floating island in the middle of the lake, 9-hole golf course, beautiful restaurant, and the green grasslands.
In the evening, as the tour ends, you be transferred to Chandigarh, from
where you will begin the journey back home.
Tip: Khajjiar is an immensely beautiful spot in Himachal, we suggest you keep your camera fully charged
Distance from Khajjiar to Chandigarh: 326 km (approx)
Travel time: 7 hours 10 minutes (approx)
|No of pax||Age Limit||Price per pax (Rs)|
|Adult||Above 12 years||INR 9999 / Adult|
* Mentioned prices may vary depending upon date of travel, hotel availability, surge pricing and seasonal rush.
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I was extremely satisfied with Safarholidays Tours.
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This was our Chardham Yatra second tour (first one was to Manali). Both tours have been excellent. Safar Holidays tour leaders are not only experts in their academic fields but are also masters at making the tours work smoothly and efficiently. The itineraries are excellent, both in terms of venues and in terms of the pace of the tour.
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