Joining & Leaving (J&L) Shimla Manali tour guests will directly join at Delhi Airport as per the scheduled group flight arrival time. Upon arrival, Visa Free Vacation Manager will meet all Shimla Manali Tour guests and proceed to proceed to Shimla – the capital city of Himachal Pradesh. Enroute we visit Pinjore Gardens - a garden built in traditional Mughal style with seven terraces descending into a distance having grand pavilions and beautiful fountains. Later in the evening, all guests will have a short Meet & Greet session.
Today we visit winter sports capital of Shimla – Kufri followed by Indira Bungalow and Himalayan Zoo. In the evening, we stroll on the famous Mall Road of Shimla to see Scandal Point, Shimla Church and various beautiful colonial buildings of British Raaj.
Today we proceed to Manali, en route we drive past the Beas Sutlej Link Project, Pandoh Dam and Scenic Kullu Valley. During our tea halt we visit Kullu Shawl factory. In the evening we arrive at Manali – gorgeous hill station located in the heart of snowy mountains.
Today a spectacular drive will take us to Rohtang Road Snow Point. We have free time to play in the snow and click pictures to our heart’s content. In the evening we enjoy traditional Himachali Folk Dance. Please Note: Rohtang pass is 51 kms away from Manali. This Pass is not accessible for almost 8 months in a year, as it is covered by snow. We generally visit the snow point on Rohtang road, which has been permitted by the Border Security Force. Also note: Snow clothes, jackets and gum boots are available on rent in the shops located on Rohtang Road, you can rent it at an additional cost if needed.
Today proceed to Solang Valley – a splendid valley in Solang village offering magnificent views of the glaciers and snow-capped mountains. Here we enjoy a Ropeway ride and admire the Himalayan mountains. Those who are with adventure spirit can experience thrilling activities like Paragliding, Biking, Trekking and Hiking at an additional cost. Later we visit Hidimba Mandir – set in amidst the snow-covered hills of Manali, this temple is a unique shrine dedicated to Hidimba Devi and Vashisht Kund – 4000 years old temple of Sage Vashista - sole Guru of Lord Ram and Laxman, located in a beautiful small village on east bank of Beas River. In the evening we have free time for shopping.
Today let’s experience the thrilling activity of River Rafting and the rapids of the cool white waters of Beas River. Later we proceed to Chandigarh - the first planned city of India designed by renowned French architecture Le Corbusier. Please Note: For safety reasons, those who weigh below 30-35kgs are not allowed for water rafting.
Today we visit Rock Garden – a garden full of sculptures is completely built from industrial waste, scraps, home waste and thrown-away items. Later we visit Zakir Hussain Rose Garden – Asia’s largest rose garden that boasts around 50,000 rose-bushes of 1600 different species. In the afternoon, we proceed back to Delhi. It’s time now to say goodbye! Joining & Leaving (J&L) Shimla Manali Chandigarh Tour guests can be dropped at Delhi Airport along with scheduled group or they can have their own arrangements made for the return journey back home. Shimla Manali Tour concludes with mixed feelings! Happy to have made so many good friends, visited beautiful places and collected joyful memories to be cherished for a lifetime. We leave with a heavy heart as the golden days of Shimla Manali Tour comes to an end. Let’s stay in touch with each other through email, phone, WhatsApp, Facebook, Instagram and meet again on more such wonderful tours. Veena World wishes you a very blissful and successful life ahead.