Northern Splendour 2020Popularly known as the Devbhumi – "Land of the Gods", Himachal Pradesh is a beautiful hill state in India, nestles in north-west region of western Himalayas. The state is landlocked with the Tibetan plateau to the east, Jammu and Kashmir to the north, and the Punjab to the west. A vast tracts of high-altitude Trans-Himalayan desert to dense green deodar forests, from apple orchards to cultivated terraces, from snow capped high Himalayan mountain ranges to snow fed lakes and gushing rivers.
Day 1 – Delhi to Shimla (359Kms-8 Hrs)
Early Morning drive to Shimla.Reach Shimla by Late afternoon. check-in Hotel. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 2 – Shimla to Kufri to Shimla ( 2Hrs-34 Kms)
This morning proceed for a wonderful excursion to Kufri, famous for its trekking and hiking trails. In Kufri, enjoy a walk through thick cedar woods to Mahasu Peak for an amazing view of the mighty Himalayas. You could take an enjoyable pony or yak ride around the park on your own. In the evening visit the Mall Road, Scandal Point and Christ Church. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 3- Shimla Local Sightseeing
Morning after breakfast proceed for Local sightseeing in and around Shimla, Visit Jakhu Temple - Dedicated to Lord Hanuman, Jakhu temple is a century old spiritual edifice. Situated at the highest peak of Jakhu hill. You can visit The Viceregal Lodge - Located on the Observatory Hill at the western end of the Shimla ridge (4 km), The Viceregal Lodge is a humongous structure ringed by tall pines. It was built in 1888 as the residence of Viceroy Lord Dufferin. In the evening on can spend a leasure time on the Mall Road. O/N Hotel .
Day 4 - Shimla To kullu (210 Kms-6 Hrs)
Morning after breakfast drive to Kullu.reach Kullu by afternoon.Check in hotel.Rest of the day at Lesuire.Overnight hotel.
Day 5 Kullu Manikaran/Manali (160 Kms-5 Hrs)-
Morning after breakfast drive to visit Manikaran en-route cover Vaishno Devi Temple in Kullu. Manikaran is an important pilgrimage site as it offers Religious Ram Temple & Impressive Gurudwara and Hot sulpher spring water.After visit drive to Manali.Overnight Hotel.
Day 6- Manali to Solang Valley (28 Kms-1 Hrs)/Manali Local
Morning after breakfast proceed on an excursion to Solang Valley.Later Proceed to tour of Manali, situated in the Valley of Gods; a combination of natural splendor and rich cultural heritage. Visit the Tibetan Monastery which houses several images of Lord Buddha and Tankha paintings. Then the 5000 year old Hadimba Devi Temple dedicated to Goddess Hadimba, the wife of Bhim of Mahabharat. It has a four - tiered Pagoda shaped roof and the doorway is carved with legendary figures and symbols. Later drive to Vashist, a small village located on the left bank of river Beas renowned for its hot springs and temples. Nearby is the pyramidal stone temple dedicated to Vashist Muni. Afternoon, the rest of the day is free for you to simply relax or explore the city of Manali on your own. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 7 – Manali to Naggar to Manali ( 2 Hrs-40 kms)
Morning after breakfast proceed to visit Nagger [a heritage village]. You may visit the Famous Nagar castle and Roehrich Art Gallery. Naggar has few ancient villages like Rumsu and heritage temples. If one has interest can witness these too. Overnight in Manali
Day 8 - Manali to Delhi (554 Kms- 12Hrs)
Morning after breakfast drive to delhi.Reach Delhi by evening.