Honeymoon In Shimla & Manali

6 Days

Himachal Pradesh is the northernmost state in India and offers an exciting experience of the Himalayas for the tourists. Some of the famous hill stations which are sought after by many tourists are Shimla (which is the capital), Dalhousie, Dharamshala, Kullu and Manali. Shimla was once the summer capital during the British rule due to its perennial snow at some places. Due to this, Shimla tour package is always on demand all through the year.

Shimla, the Himachal capital and also the summer capital during the British reign is a beautiful destination to holiday with your family. The steep hilly regions and the valleys provide a picturesque holiday and a popular tourist destination in India. There are various resorts atop snow-capped mountains which are constantly buzzing with tourists trying to escape the hot summers in their hometowns. Shimla as a town is filled with remnants from British India which adds a rustic and elegant charm to the whole town. There are Shimla holiday Packages specifically highlighting the charm and heritage of the place. Vehicles aren’t allowed to enter the central town area and hence walking around the central town is a pleasurable experience without any obstacles from parked or speeding vehicles. The winding streets with mall and the busy bazaar are a great place to spend the evening looking around the shops.

The residents of Shimla are very cordial and hospitable to tourists which makes it all the more appealing to visit this beautiful town. The warmth with which they welcome the tourist is contrast to the pleasant climate prevalent all through the year. The best time to visit Shimla is during between April to mid-July and between September to end of October. But if you are a snow lover and would like to experience snowfall, winters are the best time to visit which is between December to February when the town is carpeted with pristine white snow. When here, make sure to hop on to the toy train at Kalka station which will take you through a scenic path leaving you spell bound by the beauty of the snow-capped mountains and dense forests consisting of pines, deodars, oaks and rhododendron trees. The toy train is a must visit on Shimla holiday Packages as it is an iconic landmark in Shimla. These dense forests are a visual treat for tourists who love nature. We all know Shimla’s apples are renowned all through the nation, so when you are here, ensure you visit the apple garden and relish the fresh Shimla apples right from its source! Do check out our amazing Shimla tour packages to experience all this first-hand! This Himachal Pradesh capital can be easily reached by rail and road from Delhi which is about 325 kilometers from the national capital.

There is a small railway station which is only a kilometer from the central town area.

Best places to visit in Shimla
Check out our best tour packages for Shimla and choose one that is most suitable for your as a tourist based on your interests. Here, we list out some of the best places to visit when it comes to Shimla tourism. Shimla is much more than the magnificent snow-capped mountains. In Shimla, you can undertake so many adventure sports and activities such as fishing, golfing, nature walks, ice skating, skiing, trekking and much more! Within Shimla there are various places which offer these sports namely Kufri, Fagu and Naldhera. During the winters, Kufri is the place to be if you want to try your hands at skiing as there are many ski resorts here. The Nalendra golf club which is just 22 kilometres from Shimla is famous for its golf course. You can even do some ice skating in Rivoli and roller skating in Lakkar Bazar if you feel like it. Believe us when we say, that Shimla is the only place in the whole of Asia which has a natural ice skating rink. If you love watching sunsets, then head over to the Ridge which offers spectacular views of the seven hills of Shimla.

Shimla also many religious and spiritual places of interest where you can rekindle your spiritual side and be one with yourself. There are various types of Shimla tour packages available from which you can choose a package which is most preferred by you and your family.

● Gaiety Theatre
The Gaiety Theatre is a beautiful Victorian style theatre established in the year 1877 and has now been restored and used by the local drama societies and for concerts and exhibitions. Many Viceroys such as Rudyard Kipling and Shashi Kapoor have performed here.

● Gorton Castle
The Gorton castle is a notable landmark in Shimla built in the year 1904. The architecture reflects Neo-gothic styles and the building served as the Government Secretariat during British rule and is currently the State’s accountant General’s office.

● Viceregal Lodge
If you are a die-hard Harry Potter fan, then the Viceregal Lodge is a must visit spot in Shimla as its architecture is very similar to that of the Hogwarts Castle. This lodge is of historical importance in India as two conferences between the Indian and British leaders were held here which led us to Independent India. You can go on a house tour and visit the three rooms with some photo exhibits. If you are not up for a serious historical tour, then you can always choose to take a stroll on the perfectly manicured lawns outside the lodge. You can even visit the Himalayan Bird park which is right opposite the lodge.

● Jakhu Temple
The Jakhu Temple is dedicated to Lord hanuman and is one of Shimla’s most famous temples located on a hill top. To worship this temple, you must hike approximately 1.2 kilometres from the Ridge. This temple is easily accessible from all parts of the town all thanks to a huge 33-metres high pink coloured statue of Lord Hanuman which stands humongous on the hill. There are some really cool murals inside the temple which showcases Lord hanuman and Lord Ram’s accomplishments from the Ramayana.

● The Ridge
The Ridge road is an open space in Shimla where all the cultural activities take place. The Ridge connects to most of the major spots around the town such as the Mall, Snowdon, Jakhoo hills and many others. You can spot three statues of famous personalities on the Ridge namely Indira Gandhi, Mahatma Gandhi, and that of Dr. Y.S. Parmar who was the first Chief Minister of the State.

● Bantony Castle
Bantony is a heritage red bricked mansion established in the year 1880 and was once upon a time Maharaja of Sirmaur’s home. Due to many legal battles over its inheritance, the Bantony remained unoccupied and wrecked. But recently the government of Himachal Pradesh has decided to convert the run-down building into a museum which will be open to the public.

● Himachal State Museum
The Himachal State Museum is an interesting and quaint little museum exhibiting colourful and traditional jewellery and costumes, wood carvings and delicate stone works along with Rajasthani, Punjabi and Himachali miniatures and some interesting photos of the temples in Himachal Pradesh.

● Christ Church
The English Christ church was established in the year 1846 at the eastern end of the Ridge. This is one of the oldest enduring church in the northern region of India and also one of Shimla’s prominent landmarks. This church has inspiration from the memorials of Raj era along with the typical Victorian style stained glasses.

We have some of the best tour packages for Shimla and also some of the cheapest Shimla tour packages from which you can choose best suited ones based on your interests and budget. If you are a newly wedded couple and looking at some holiday destinations to kindle your love and bond, then have a look at our Shimla packages for honeymoon which offer plenty of romantic options for couples. Shimla is a beautiful destination to holiday in with good and well maintained roads which makes driving through the mountains a pleasurable experience. If you are planning a weekend getaways to Himachal Pradesh, then Shimla is a great place to start your vacation amidst surreal nature like the dense forests, placid lakes, cool waterfalls, snow-capped mountains and the quaint little villages around the town.

Overview


Day 1: Arrive in Chandigarh by flight. Drive to Shimla (113 kms). Stay in Shimla

Day 2: Sightseeing in Shimla. Stay in Shimla

Day 3: Shimla to Manali (238 kms). Stay in Manali

Day 4: Manali sightseeing. Stay in Manali

Day 5: Manali to Kulu – Manali(43 kms). Sightseeing of Kulu. Stay in Manali

Day 6: Manali to Chandigarh Drive (270 kms). Drop to airport

Itinerary

Board the car waiting for you at the Chandigarh airport/railway station and drive towards Shimla. Himachal's most popular hill station, Shimla is an epitome of pristine natural beauty and tranquil environment. Pleasant weather, pollution free air and friendly people, makes this place a preferred holiday destination. Colonial relics can be seen all across the ridge of this exotic hill station and are worth admiring. It is the capital of the state of Himachal Pradesh; however, after Indian independence was the capital of Punjab. This hill station lies at an altitude of 2200 m above sea level. It is flocked by tourists from across the globe all through the year. On the way to this hill station, adore the photographic views and soak yourself in the serene environment. After arrival, check-in at the hotel and rest. You can spend the evening at leisure, as no activities are scheduled for the day. Away from the scorching heat of the plains, enjoy a peaceful stay at this hill station. Opt for a sightseeing tour to visit its top attractions such as Jakhoo Temple, Kali Bari Temple and Himachal Museum and Library. Additionally, shop on the Mall Road or at other local markets. Thereafter, retreat to the hotel and get a good night's sleep.
Wake up in the morning and embark on a sightseeing tour to Kufri. Set amidst lofty mountains and lush greenery, this place is a haven on earth. One of the most famous activity of this place, Skiing attracts a large number of adventure buffs all year-round. If not interested in adventure sports, adore the scenic view and indulge in sightseeing. The highest peak of Kufri, Mahasu Peak, offers a mind blowing panorama of the mountains. Take a pony ride and climb up this peak to enjoy splendid views. After adoring the beauty of this place, return to the hotel and repose for some time. In the evening, go for a leisure walk in the meandering Mall Road, which is the hub of activity. Indulge in shopping or relish some local delicacies in the food outlets. Also, a display of colonial architecture on the sides of this road is admirable. Return to the hotel for an overnight stay.
In the morning, check-out from the hotel and drive towards Manali. This hill station is situated in the Beas River Valley at a height of 2050 m above sea level. Once a starting point of an ancient trade road to Ladakh, it is now a popular tourist haunt. Referred sometime as the 'Valley of the Gods', this serene destination is popular for its snow-clad mountains, clean environs, favourable climate and lush greenery, making it one of the best tourist destinations of the country. On the way, enjoy picture-perfect views and breathe in the fresh mountain air. Travelling through the winding streets, which makes their way through the sharp mountains, is a delightful experience. The romantic weather of this hill station attracts a large number of tourists all round the year. On arrival at this destination, check-in at the hotel and relax for some time. Later, spend the evening at leisure resting at the hotel room. If interested, you can also go out for a walk in the lush green surroundings. Later, return to the hotel and get a good nights sleep.
Wake up in the morning and get ready for an adventurous tour to Rohtang Pass. This pass remains covered with heavy snow most part of the year. Sensational views of the surrounding mountains from this pass are sure to spellbound you. This high mountain pass also connects the Kullu Valley with Lahaul and Spiti Valleys of Himachal Pradesh. Those, who seek to add some fun factor in their vacation can take part in adventure sport activities, including skiing and trekking. It is also famous for being the background of various Hindi songs. A trip to Himachal Pradesh is incomplete without exploring this exotic destination. After completing the sightseeing, retire to the hotel and rest for some time. Later, go for an evening walk in the Mall Road, which is among the most famous attractions of this place. This road with numerous shops, branded outlets, eateries is the best place to spend an evening in leisure. Go on a shopping spree at the Mall Road and buy various gifts and souvenirs for your family and friends. Thereafter, return to the hotel and enjoy a comfortable overnight stay. Imp Note - Rohtang Pass visit will be subject to NGT permission (National Green Tribunal). Alternate sight-seeing will be provided in case of any deviation !
After getting ready, gear up for a sightseeing tour of Manali. The road leading to Manali is beautiful and full of adventure. Located on the banks of Beas river and in the shadows of snow-capped mountains, this hill station should not be left unexplored. The cold climate and serene environment attract thousands of newly wed couples to visit this place. Built around a cave, Hadimba Devi Temple is one of the most prominent attractions of this place. The three roof structure of this temple and a fourth brass cone-shaped roof is admirable. After enjoying the sightseeing tour, return to the hotel for an overnight stay.
Wake up in the morning and drive from Manali to Chandigarh for your onwards journey

Package Includes

  • Welcome drink on arrival
  • Parking and Toll tax
  • Meet & greet at arrival
  • Breakfast & Dinner
  • All Transfers & Sightseeing by Private Vehicle
  • Driver's allowance, Road tax and Fuel charges
  • Complimentary Candle lite dinner for Couple

Package Excludes

  • Camera fee
  • Alcoholic / Non- Alcoholic beverages
  • Travel Insurance
  • 5% GST
  • Any Airfare / Train fare
  • Expenses caused by factors beyond our control like rail and flight delays, roadblocks, vehicle mal-functions, political disturbances etc.
  • Tips, laundry & phone call
  • Entrance fees to monuments and museum
  • All personal expenses

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