Mesmerising Manali Tour

Description

Departure/ return location: Cochin International Airport
Departure date: 23 AUGUST

Himachal Pradesh is a northern Indian state in the Himalayas. It's home to scenic mountain towns and resorts such as Dalhousie. Host to the Dalai Lama, Himachal Pradesh has a strong Tibetan presence. This is reflected in its Buddhist temples and monasteries, as well as its vibrant Tibetan New Year celebrations. The region is also well known for its trekking, climbing and skiing areas.

Included

  • Economy class airfare with 15kg Check-in baggage
  • Accommodation in 3 star hotels
  • Assistance at the Airport
  • 01 AC Large Coach for transfers and sightseeing as per the entire itinerary. (AC will not operate in hilly areas)
  • Breakfast , Lunch and Dinner
  • Tour Manager from Arooha
  • All taxes including Govt. Service Tax.

Not Included

  • Tours not mentioned on the itinerary
  • Personal Expenses such as Laundry, telephone calls, tips, Liquor etc.
  • Monument / Entry & Guide Charges.
  • Additional sightseeing or usages of vehicle not mention in the itinerary.
  • Any cost arising due to natural calamities like, landslides, road blocks etc (to be borne by the clients directly).
  • Any increase in taxes or fuel, leading to increase in surface transportation & land arrangements, which may come into effect prior to departure.
  • Any other costs NOT mentioned under “Includes” header

Cost Details

INR.39800/- Pr Adult

Flight Details

Date FROM TO DEPT. ARR.
23 August Cochin Delhi 06:00 09:15
30 August Delhi Cochin 14:13 17:13

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DAY 01 - ARRIVAL IN DELHI | DRIVE TO SHIMLA (390 kms / approx. 8.5Hrs)

Meet our representative upon arrival in Delhi proceed to Shimla. Overnight stay in Shimla hotel

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DAY 02 - SHIMLA [KUFRI]

After breakfast, enjoy the city tour. Kufri -a tiny hill station. It is famous for its beautiful environs and the cool refreshing atmosphere that pervades it. In summers, travelers can enjoy the panoramic view of the surrounding verdant valleys and snow-capped peaks .Himalayan, Indira park, The mall & The Ridge, The Christ Church, Lakkad bazaar, Scandal point, Jhaku Temple - Dedicated to Lord Hanuman, this temple is at an altitude of 2,455m near the highest point of Shimla ridge. It offers a fine view over the surrounding valleys, out to the snowcapped peaks, and over the town itself. The temple is a 45-minute walk from the Mall. Jakhu is a vantage point for witnessing the changing skyline as the sun rises or sets. Sankat Mochan: On Shimla-Kalka road is the famous "Lord Hanuman" temple. Situated at an altitude of 1,975m, it commands an excellent view of Shimla town. Later return back to hotel. Overnight at the Shimla hotel.

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DAY 03 – SHIMLA- MANALI (280 kms/ approx 8Hrs)

After breakfast, check-out from hotel and drive to Manali. Upon arrival transfer to the hotel. Rest of the day is free at leisure. Overnight at Manali hotel

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DAY 04 - MANALI SIGHTSEEING [Solang Valley]

Drive duration: approximately 6.5 hours

After Breakfast visit Solang Valley :You can do snow activities and other adventure activities here like-Skiing, snow scooter, Zorbing etc. (On Your own). SOLANG VALLEY-Located at a distance of 13 kms from Manali, Solang Valley lies between Solang village and Beas Kund. It offers a beautiful view of glaciers and snowcapped mountains. Since the valley has fine ski slopes, it is a perfect place for skiing. The guest house of the Atal Bihari Vajpayee Institute of Mountaineering and Allied Sports, Manali is based here. This institute is the venue for winter skiing festival and also offers training in skiing to the tourists. In winter, the valley becomes a skiing paradise with children of all ages slipping and sliding over the fresh white snow. When snow melts in the summer, skiing is replaced by parachuting, zorbing, paragliding and horse riding. For snow lovers, the best time to visit Solang Valley is between the months of December to February. Return back to the hotel. Overnight at Manali Hotel.

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DAY 05 – MANALI SIGHT SEEING [Hadimba-Jagatsuhk-Vashist Hot Water Spring]

After breakfast, later visit:- Club House, Van Vihar, Tibetan Monastary, Hadimba Temple - Built in 1553, this four-story wooden Hadimba or Dhungiri temple is famous for its exquisitely caved doorway. It is located in the middle of a forest called the Dhungiri Van Vihar.. Jagatsuhk - About 6 kms. from Manali is the famous Shiva Temple in "shikara" style. It houses temples dedicated to Lord Shiva and Sandhya Gayatri. Vashist Hot Water Springs and Temple (3 kms) - Across the Beas river is Vashist, a small village with natural sulphur springs. Modern bathhouses, with Turkish-style showers, have the hot water piped into them for the convenience of the visitors who come here to benefit from the medicinal properties. There is a pyramidal stone temple dedicated to Vashist Muni and another Temple of Lord Ram. Evening shop at the Mall Road. Return back to the hotel. Overnight at the Manali hotel.

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DAY 06 - MANALI-CHANDIGARH (320 kms / approx. 10Hrs)

After breakfast, check-out from hotel and drive to Chandigarh, en-route visit Kullu:- Rafting has captured great interests of tourists visiting Manali & Kullu. For adventure enthusiasts rafting has a splashing promise to deliver. The mighty river Beas along with its tributaries offer irresistible excitement to adventure lovers. The fascinating rafting sites of Mohal, Raison & Katrain offer wonderful grades & fun. Later drive to Chandigarh. Upon arrival transfer to the hotel. Rest of the day is free at leisure. Overnight at Chandigarh hotel.

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DAY 07 - CHANDIGARH SIGHT SEEING [Rock Garden] | DELHI (250 kms / approx.5.5Hrs)

After breakfast, checkout from hotel and enjoy the city tour. Later visit: Rock Garden: Chandigarh rock garden is an epitome of creativity and innovation. It is a unique garden that consists of various art objects. But the best part about the rock garden is that each of its artwork has been made by using industrial & urban waste. It is located in Sector 1 between the Capitol Complex and Sukhna Lake. The credit for laying its foundation goes to Nek Chand, who was the then Road Inspector in the Engineering Department of Chandigarh Capital Project. Rose garden of Chandigarh, India is the largest of its kind in Asia. Named after India's former President, Zakir Hussain, this beautiful garden was set up in 1967 with the support of Chandigarh's first Chief Commissioner, late Dr. M S Randhawa. Chandigarh rose garden contains more than 17,000 plants. There are nearly 1,600 varieties of roses over there. It is a spacious garden covering an area of 27 acres. Later drive to Delhi. Upon arrival transfer to the hotel. Overnight at Delhi hotel.

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DAY 08 - DELHI SIGHTSEEING |DEPARTURE

After breakfast, check-out from hotel and drive to take a combined tour of Old Delhi and New Delhi. The Older part of Capital takes you to the Red Fort with its Pearl Mosque and exquisite audience halls, Jama Masjid Mosque, with its marble domes and slender minarets; Raj Ghat (where Mahatma Gandhi cremated). The Modern area takes you on a drive along Rajpath, New Delhi's broadest avenue, and see The House of Parliament, the diplomatic enclave and the President's House - The Royale Residency of the former viceroys and now the President of India. Visit the India Gate and The Qutub Minar built in the 12th century. Evening drive to Delhi Airport to depart the journey


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