Day 01: Arrival Delhi To Agra (Appx 220 Kms / 05 Hrs Drive)
Welcome to Delhi: - Attractive Shimla Manali with Taj Mahal Tour will start with your arrival at Delhi the capital of kingdoms and empires is now a sprawling metropolis with a fascinating blend of the past and the present. It is a perfect introduction to the composite culture of an ancient land.
On the 02nd day after breakfast visit the magnificent Taj Mahal -one of the Seven Wonders of the World surely the most extravagant expression of love ever created. 20,000 men laboured for over 17 years to build this memorial to Shah Jahan's beloved wife. A ride on Tonga upto Taj is sheer fun and frolic all through. Also visit the AGRA FORT - the rusty and majestic red-sandstone fort of Agra stands on the banks of the river Yamuna and the construction was started by Emperor Akbar in 1566. At the Diwan-I-Am (hall of public audience), a colonnaded hall of red-sandstone with a throne alcove of inlaid marble at the back, the Emperor heard public petitions.
Early Morning at 05 Am check out from the hotel and proceed to Kalka. On arrival kalka railways station board your toy train to Shimla. Reach Kalka at 11.30 and board your toy train. Toy train departs at 12 noon and reach Shimla at 1700 hrs. SHIMLA: former summer capital of British India & now a capital of Himachal Pradesh, set amidst the snow capped shivalik mountain ranges offering some stunning views of the mighty Himalayas, it is surrounded by pine deodar, oak and rhododendron forests. Towards the north lie the snow-covered high-ranges, while the valleys breathe whispering streams and swaying fields. Shimla offers a variety of shopping, sport and entertainment activities.
After breakfast visit to half day city tour visiting Indian Institute Of Advance Studies, Sankat Mochan Temple and Jakhu Temple, Afternoon visit to excursion tour of Kufri & Chail.
Later drive to CHAIL: - The Chail Palace is well known for its architecture. The cricket ground and a polo ground which is there at an altitude of 2,444 m was owned by erstwhile royal family of Patiala. It is the world's highest cricket ground. In 1891, Maharaja Bhupinder Singh of Patiala incurred the rage of Lord Kitchener. It led to the restriction of his entry into the summer capital, Shimla. This incensed the Maharaja and he vowed to build a new summer capital for himself. So he rebuilt the place (Chail) as per his requirements. There we will visit the Palace of former Maharaja of Patiala.
After Healthy breakfast you will proceed to Naldhera Golf Course, Tattapani, Mahakali Temple, Kogi Mata Temple, Mahunag Temple these are the main attractions of Naldhera. At evening back to hotel. Overnight stay at hotel at Shimla
After breakfast check out from hotel, Drive to Manali
Manali: - At the northern end of the Kullu Valley in Himachal Pradesh, is a hill station situated at a height of 2050 m (6398 ft) in the Himalayas. Situated on the Beas river (Vyaas in Hindi) and near its source, it is a popular tourist spot for Indians in summer and a magical, snow-covered place in winter. A staging point for a number of treks (Beas Kund, Chandrakhani Pass) and sports such as white-water rafting, Manali is also on the road to Ladakh via the valley of Lahaul and Spiti and Rohtang pass which is main attraction near Manali.
After breakfast visit to city tour. Visiting Hadimba temple, the 450 years old HADIMBA DEVI TEMPLE, the oldest temple in Manali, VASHISHT TEMPLE, MANU TEMPLE and PICTURESQUE NAGGAR VALLEY. Evening you can enjoy at mall road, later back to hotel, Free for leisure. overnight stay at hotel at Manali.
After early breakfast visit to excursion visiting KOTHI GORGE, GULABA MARHI, ROHTANG PASS (Upto Snow Line in case Rohtang is closed due to snow fall) Carry warm clothes like hand gloves, muffler, sweater, shawl, socks & sports shoes etc. Enroute overcoats and shoes are available on hire. Please note that Rohtang Pass (altitude 3940 mts.) is actually 51 kms. far from Manali, due to heavy snow covering the road, this pass is not accessible during heavy snow fall for Snow Point, and Solang Valley.
After breakfast gear up for your visit of Old & New Delhi
Old Delhi - A sightseeing tour of Old Delhi would entail visiting the - the cremation site of Mahatma Gandhi is one of the most visited sites in Delhi. It consists of a simple square black marble platform that stands on the spot where Mahatma Gandhi was cremated. Nearby, there are cremation sites of Jawaharlal Nehru - the first Prime Minister of India, Indira Gandhi, Sanjay Gandhi, Rajiv Gandhi and Lal Bahadur Shastri.