First we will share some basic information about Himachal. Himachal is one of the beautiful states in India. Himachal is for those people who love nature and want to do some adventure. Himachal is mainly known for its peacefulness that’s why Himachal is the best tourist destination among the world. In this article we will share with you shimla kullu manali and Himachal tour details.
Himachal is located near the North side of India which is totally a mountainous state. Here you will find the great ranges of Himalaya with snow covered mountains and lots of Rivers. There are rich sources of adventure activities like tracking, horse riding, rope way and many others expedition activities. Himachal is the richest reservoir of flora and fauna in the world and also called Himachal for biggest fruit bowl of the country.
This is the state which has two capitals, Shimla and Dharamshala, Dharamshala is the winter capital of Himachal. For your information Shimla is the summer capital of India in British era.
To cover the whole Himachal you need at least 8 days. The places which will be covered are Shimla, Manali, Kullu, Rohtang pass, Dharamshala Dalhousie and khajjiar. The entire trip covers only 40 % of Himachal because more than 50 % area is untouched or unrecognised due to non availability of good hotels and transportation. Here we will only discuss famous places in Himachal.
Shimla tour will take 4 days, Shimla Manali Tour will take 6 days, Manali Tour will take 4 days, Dharamshala Dalhousie tour will take 5 days and the whole Himachal tour will take 9 days. If you have less than eight days you can choose any one of them.
First of all decide your destination and if you want to see the snow then winter months are best. In winter you will easily find snow in the whole Himachal and if you have a purpose to come and enjoy the tour then you can plan any time here you will get pleasant weather and lots of adventure activities. Mainly September to March is the best time. Lots of people plan in summer time, it’s a good time but cab and hotel charges are more the rest of the months.
Day 1 Chandigarh to shimla
Drive to Shimla by personal cab with driver. You can take rest anywhere the journey driver will cooperate. Chandigarh to shimla will take 4 hours and in the evening cab will drop you to the concerned hotel.
Day 2 Shimla local
Go for Shimla local visit which includes Kufri, Advance study, Army museum and Shimla Mall road. It will take a full day for Sightseeing then in the evening the cab will drop you to the hotel.
Day 3 Shimla Kullu Manali
Driving to Manali it will take 8 hours to reach. It’s a full day journey Kullu and Manaikaran will be on the way to Manali. In Kullu you can do the river rafting and paragliding and in Manaikaran you will find the hot water springs. Night in Manali.
Day 4 Manali local visit
In local Manali you can see the Hadimba Temple, Vashisht, Club house, Van vihar and many more. It’s a total one day Sightseeing and in the evening cab will drop you to the hotel.
Day 5 Manali Rohtang Manali
Next morning proceed to Rohtang pass for snow activity and Solang valley. In Rohtang you will find the beautiful landscape with panoramic views. This is the most famous tourist spot in all seasons.
Day 6 Manali to Dharamshala
Drive to Dharamshala will take 4 hours. Kullu will be on the way to Dharamshala.
Day 7 Dharamshala to Dalhousie
Next day visit Dharamshala which includes McLeod Ganj the residence of Dalai Lamba”s, Bhagsunag waterfall, HPCA cricket stadium, Dal lake and St. John church. Evening drive to Dalhousie.
Day 8 Dalhousie Khajjiar Dalhousie
Full day local sightseeing of Khajjiar which is a small plateau surrounded by thick cedar forest. In Khajjiar you can also enjoy horse riding all-around the small plateau. This place is also known as Mini Switzerland that’s why a lot of tourists come here from all around the world. In Dalhousie there is the wildlife sanctuary Kalatop and also you can paraglide near the Khajjiar.
Day 9 Dalhousie to Chandigarh
Drop to Chandigarh will take 9 hours to reach back.