One of the most popular hill Resorts of the North. The town is situated at an altitude of 6810 ft, initially chosen as a sanatorium for invalid European officers, but soon developed into a big hill town and became the summer capital of the country. There are ample opportunities in Shimla for sports. Riding in Jakhu, Tennis and Squash at the club racing and Cricket at annandale, Golf at Naldera and winter sking at Kufri. Dinner and overnight at hotel.
Walk through town visiting newly constructed Buddhist Monastery. Hidimba Devi temple-It is medium temple situated in the dense forest is very interesting . Hidimba is said to be the wife of Bhima from the epic of Mahabharata. Vashist, it is an extremely picturesque little place clinging to the steep hill side. On the way up to the village you come upon the Vashist hot baths where a natural sulphar spring is piped into a modern bath -house. Dinner and overnight.
Visit Tibetan Monastery. It has a carpet making operation. Also visit Old Manali village. Dinner and overnight at hotel. OR visit to the The Rohtang Pass. The pass connects the Kullu Valley with the Lahul and Spiti valleys of Himachal Pradesh, India. The pass (3,978 m. or 13,051 ft.), is only open from June to September.