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Himalayan Heights

Overview

Discover the greatest delights of Himachal Pradesh with this Himalayan Heights Holiday Tour Package. Spanning 8 Nights and 9 Days, this delightful tour traverses all the main hill stations recognized as the top tourist spots of this Himalayan State.

Beginning from Delhi, the tour takes one to the erstwhile Summer Capital of the British, Shimla. Ascend to the higher heights of Kufri and Chail to visit the highest cricket ground and go-karting track in the world. Moving on, visit the magnificent temples of Mandi, explore Manali and set out to see the world at your feet from the high-altitude mountain pass – Rohtang Pass.

A night’s stop over at Dharamshala for a visit to the monastery of His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama and then we continue on to Dalhousie, a hill station even more scenic than Shimla. From here, we visit Khajjiar, a scenic glade compared to Switzerland for its beauty and explore the ancient princely state of Chamba.

A scenic journey to Jammu for the flight/ train back home adds a lovely finale to this Himalayan Heights holiday tour.

Day 01: Delhi – Shimla

The Himalayan Heights holiday tour begins with the arrival of all guests at Delhi and a departure for Shimla by road. Guests already in Delhi can proceed to Shimla in the morning itself and thereby, save themselves quite some time. On arrival at Shimla, proceed directly to the hotel pre-booked for you and check in to your rooms.

Overnight in Shimla

Day 02: Shimla (Excursion to Kufri and Chail)

After breakfast, enjoy an excursion to Kufri and Chail. Attractions that we visit as part of the excursion include the Highest Go-Karting track in the World and Chini Bungalow at Kufri, and Chail Palace and Cricket Ground (Highest in the world) at Chail. The excursion ends with a drop back to the hotel or the Mall Road entrance/Tourism Lift, as per guest preference.

Guests alighting at the Mall Road/Tourism Lift can enjoy people watching, strolling down the Mall Road, window-shopping, actual shopping, feasting on street snacks or enjoying a proper sit-down dinner at the Mall Road followed by ice creams and pony rides (all at own expense).

Overnight in Shimla

Day 03: Shimla – Manali

After breakfast, check out from the hotel in Shimla and proceed on a scenic drive to Manali, the next destination of this Himalayan Heights Tour. En-route, we will visit the many historical temples and other attractions of Mandi and stop at the Pandoh Dam. On arrival at Manali, we proceed directly to the hotel for check-in.

Overnight in Manali

Day 04: Manali

After breakfast, enjoy a Manali sightseeing tour. Attractions that we visit as part of the tour include Hadimba Temple, Vashist Temple & Hot Springs, Jagatsukh Shiva Temple, Manu Temple and the Tibetan Monastery. Continue on to the Mall Road of Manali for shopping at the Tibetan Market, before returning to your hotel.

Overnight in Manali

Day 05: Manali (Excursion to Rohtang Pass)

After an early breakfast, enjoy a Full-day Excursion to Rohtang Pass (Up to Snow Line in case Rohtang Pass is closed due to inclement weather). En-route, we will visit Kothi Gorge, Gulaba, Marhi and Solang Valley. The excursion ends with a drop back to the hotel in Manali.

Overnight in Manali

Day 06: Manali – Dharamshala

After breakfast, check out from the Manali hotel and proceed to Dharamshala, the next hill station that you will visit in this Himalayan Heights Tour. On arrival at Dharamshala, continue on to your pre-booked hotel for check-in. Relax in your rooms for a while and then set out to visit the Dalai Lama Monastery in McLeodganj (Upper Dharamshala). Later, return to your hotel.

Overnight in Dharamshala

Day 07: Dharamshala – Dalhousie

After breakfast, check out from the hotel in Dharamshala and proceed to Dalhousie, one of the most scenic hill spots developed during the era of the British Raj and named after Lord Dalhousie, the British Governor-General of that time. On arrival at Dalhousie, check-in at your pre-booked hotel and relax for some time. Guests can also opt to set out to explore the scenic vistas in the vicinity.

Overnight in Dalhousie

Day 08: Dalhousie (Excursion to Khajjiar and Chamba)

After breakfast, enjoy a Full-day Excursion to Khajjiar (Switzerland of India) and Chamba, one of the most ancient towns in the Himachal with exquisite temples dating as far back as the 10th Century. The excursion ends with a drop back to the hotel in Dalhousie. Guests can also request a drop at the Mall Road for shopping at the Tibetan Market and dining. As today is the last day of the Himalayan Heights Tour, make the most of it.

Overnight in Dalhousie

Day 09: Dalhousie – Jammu (Day of Departure)

Today is our day of departure. After breakfast, check out from the hotel in Dalhousie and proceed to Jammu, where we continue on to the Airport / Railway Station to board the flight / train back home.