Arrive Chandigarh, transfer to Shimla (120 kms / Approx 3 hrs )
Arrive Chandigarh Airport/Station and depart for Shimla by road. Shimla the state capital of Himachal Pradesh is surrounded by pine deodar, oak and rhododendron forests. Shimla was also the summer capital of the British Raj. Arrive Shimla and check into your hotel. Overnight at the hotel.
In Shimla – local sightseeing
This morning after Breakfast enjoy an excursion to Kufri, and Naldehra. Kufri has some good hiking trails and ski slopes, cedar forests and excellent picnic spots. Naldhera’s spruce pines, old English style cottages and popular golf course, the oldest in India is a must see. Afternoon visit to the Mall, stately mansions, and curiosity shops. Return to your hotel for overnight stay.
Shimla onto Manali ( 260 kms / Approx 8 hrs)
After early breakfast, depart for Manali by road Enroute Visit enchanting Kullu Valley on River Beas. Arrive and transfer to hotel. Rest of the day is at leisure. Overnight at the hotel.
This morning visit Hidimba Temple, Manu Mandir, Vashisth Kund and Naggar Art Gallery. Afternoon free for shopping. Rest of the day is at leisure. Overnight at the hotel.
In Manali excursion to Snow Point on Rohtang Pass Road
After early breakfast enjoy a breath taking drive to Rohtang Pass-(51 Kms) on the highway to Keylong/Leh. The Pass is open from June to October and is a gateway to Lahaul, Spites, Pangi and Leh Valley. Return to hotel and overnight stay.
Manali – Chandigarh Departure ( 292 kms / Approx 8 hrs )
After breakfast, depart for Chandigarh by road visiting a Kullu shawl factory enroute.