HIMACHAL DELIGHT & TAJ MAHAL

Delhi – Shimla – Manali – Chandigarh – Agra - Delhi
08 Nights/ 09 Days

Itinerary

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Day 01 : Delhi – Shimla (Approx. 340 Kms/ 08 Hrs.)

Morning arrive at Delhi’s airport / railway station on arrival proceed by surface to Shimla (also spelt as 'Simla') derives its name from goddess 'Shayamla Devi', which is another manifestation of Goddess Kali. The capital of Himachal Pradesh came into light when the British discovered it in 1819. Till then, it was a part of the Nepalese kingdom. In 1864 Shimla was declared as the summer capital of India. After Independence, Shimla became the capital of Punjab and was later named the capital of Himachal Pradesh, upon arrival check-in to the Hotel. Evening visit to The Mall. Overnight stay at the Hotel.
  • Stay

    Stay at Ima Holiday Approved Hotels & Resorts
  • Sightseeing

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  • Dine

    Enjoy the local culinary delights.
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Day 02 : Shimla

Morning after breakfast visit to Kufri is a tiny hill station located 19-kms from Shimla on the National Highway No.22. It has a Himalayan Nature park and close by is the Indira Tourist Park with HPTDC's Cafe Lalit. Indira Park provides some great views of the nearby places. Here one can enjoy a Pony or a Yak Ride. The region around Shimla including Kufri was once a part of the Kingdom of Nepal. This region remained obscure from the rest of the world until the British 'discovered' it in 1819. The British made Shimla their summer capital in 1864 and it remained so until 1939. As Shimla gained importance, Kufri also began to be recognized as an important place to visit near Shimla and later visit to Jhakhu Temple Shimla's highest peak offers a panoramic view of the town. An ancient "Lord Hanuman" temple. Way from Ridge near Church (on foot) One can also hire pony or taxi to visit the temple. Evening visit to The Mall Road, The Ridge This large open space in the heart of town presents excellent views of the mountain ranges. Shimla's landmarks - the neo-Gothic structure of Christ Church and the neo-Tudor library building are here and Lakkar Bazaar, Popular for its wood crafts and souvenirs, this is just off the Ridge. Overnight stay at the Hotel.
  • Stay

    Stay at Ima Holiday Approved Hotels & Resorts
  • Sightseeing

    .Kufri .Himalayan Nature park . HPTDC's Cafe .Indira Park .Pony or a Yak Ride .Kingdom of Nepal .Jhakhu Temple .Lord Hanuman" temple .Church .Mall Road
  • Dine

    Enjoy the local culinary delights.
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Day 03 : Shimla – Manali (Approx. 270 Kms/ 07 Hrs.)

Morning after breakfast proceed by surface to Manali via Bilaspur, Sunder Nagar, Mandi, Kullu. Evening arrive Manali, upon arrival check-in to Hotel. Overnight stay at the Hotel.
  • Stay

    Stay at Ima Holiday Approved Hotels & Resorts
  • Sightseeing

    Bilaspur, Sunder Nagar, Mandi, Kullu.
  • Dine

    Enjoy the local culinary delights.
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Day 04 : Manali

After breakfast visit to Rohtang Pass (Optional), at an altitude of 3979 m (13,050 ft) above sea level, is another adventure tourist site where it can be cold even on a summer day. It is the highest point on the Manali-Keylong road and provides a wide panoramic view of mountains rising far above clouds, which is truly breath taking. Close by is a small lake called Dassaur Lake. Beas Kund, the source of river Beas, is also nearby. In winter, the road of Rothang Pass is closed. And return back to Hotel enroute visiting to Rahala waterfalls, About 16 km from Manali at the start of the climb to the Rohtang Pass, are the beautiful Rahalla Falls at an altitude of 2,501 m. and visit Marhi, picturesque point on the way, and continue drive to Solang Valley, popularly known as Snow Point, is 13 km northwest of Manali and famous for its 300-meter ski lift. It comes alive during the winter months for ski lovers and during the summer months it is a heaven for Paragliding, trekking and camping. It is a picturesque spot and offers splendid views of glaciers and the snow-capped mountains. Jagatsukh, the former capital of Manali, is also an important spot. Overnight stay at the Hotel.
  • Stay

    Stay at Ima Holiday Approved Hotels & Resorts
  • Sightseeing

    .waterfalls, .Rahalla Falls .Marhi .Solang Valley,
  • Dine

    Enjoy the local culinary delights.
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Day 05 : Manali

Morning after breakfast Local sightseeing of Manali, visit to Vashist Spring - This village is famous for its Hot water springs and the ancient Temple, Nehru Kund - The crystal clear spring from where Jawaharlal Nehru used to drink water when he was in Manali. Afternoon visit to Tibetan Monastery - This is new and colorful. A pleasant place to visit. Hadimba Temple this ancient Hadimba temple is a very sacred place for the locals. It is said that Bhim met the demon Hadimba here and married her, . The pandavas were here during their exile., Evening visit to Tibetan Market and Mall, The Tibetan Market is an interesting cluster of shops. Nice to browse around for knick knacks, handicrafts and imported goods. Located on the Mall. The Mall also has. other shops selling local handicrafts and clothes. It also has some good restaurants. Buses, taxis and autos are easily available from the Mall. Overnight stay at the Hotel.
  • Stay

    Stay at Ima Holiday Approved Hotels & Resorts
  • Sightseeing

    .Vashist Spring .Hot water .Tibetan Monastery .Hadimba Temple . Hadimba temple .
  • Dine

    Enjoy the local culinary delights.
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Day 06 : Manali – Chandigarh (Approx. 325 Kms/ 08 Hrs.)

Morning after breakfast proceeds to Chandigarh, upon arrival check-in to the Hotel. Afternoon visit to Sukhna Lake Another favorite recreation spot of the nature-loving people of Chandigarh is the Sukhna Lake in Sector 1. Created by building an artificial dam on a seasonal stream, Chandigarh's Sukhna Lake is spread over a large area Spread over 12 acres of wooded land near the Capitol Complex the Rock Garden of Chandigarh is the creation of a humble road inspector called Nek Chand. The urban waste material turned into creative patterns and textures, mute rocks turned into art objects attract tourists to Chandigarh. The Rose Garden is a place worth visiting in Chandigarh for being home to thousand varieties of roses. Other prominent and worth visiting parks of the Chandigarh city are the Garden of Tranquillity, Garden of Rare Plants, Garden of Annuals, the Bougainvillea Garden, Botanical Garden, and the Garden of Aromatic Plants. Overnight stay at the Hotel.
  • Stay

    Stay at Ima Holiday Approved Hotels & Resorts
  • Sightseeing

    .Rock Garden .Rose Garden .Rare Plants, Garden .Bougainvillea Garden, .Botanical Garden,
  • Dine

    Enjoy the local culinary delights.
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Day 07 : Chandigarh – Delhi (Approx. 270 Kms/ 06 Hrs.)

Morning after breakfast sightseeing of Chandigarh visit to Rock Garden & Rose Garden and continue drive to Delhi, on arrival check-in to the Hotel. Overnight stay at the Hotel.
  • Stay

    Stay at Ima Holiday Approved Hotels & Resorts
  • Sightseeing

    Rock Garden & Rose Garden
  • Dine

    Enjoy the local culinary delights.
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Day 08 : Delhi – Agra – Delhi (Approx. 200 Kms/ 04 Hrs. – One ways)

Morning after early breakfast at the hotel we leave to explore the monumental heritage of the Great Mughals, including the magnificent Taj Mahal, one of the Seven Wonders of the World and 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. It's a wealth of white marble and semi-precious stone - undoubtedly the highlight of our tour. Later we leave for tour of the imposing Agra Fort, built of red sandstone and marble is a hilltop citadel with fabulous courtyards, fountains and gates. Rest of the time free to explore the local handicrafts and shopping centers of the city where one can look for marble inlay work, fine quality carpets, Zari and embroidery, leather goods etc. [Taj Mahal remains closed on every Friday]. Evening drive back to Delhi, on arrival check-in to the Hotel. Overnight stay at the Hotel.
  • Stay

    Stay at Ima Holiday Approved Hotels & Resorts
  • Sightseeing

    .Mughals .Taj Mahal,
  • Dine

    Enjoy the local culinary delights.
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Day 09 - Delhi (Departure)

Morning breakfast at the hotel, followed by a sightseeing tour of Old & New Delhi. Including Jama Masjid – this immense mosque is the largest in India, Red Fort - once the most opulent fort and palace of the Moghul Empire, nearby we enjoy the rickshaw Ride in the local markets of Chandni Chowk & Kinari Bazar. In New Delhi visit 11th century Qutab Minar Tower, the India Gate and the grand government buildings, the President’s House and Parliament House all dating back to the time of British Raj. Evening transfer to the airport to connect the flight to your onward journey.
  • Stay

    Stay at Ima Holiday Approved Hotels & Resorts
  • Sightseeing

    .Jama Masjid . Red Fort .Chandni Chowk & Kinari Bazar .Qutab Minar Tower, .India Gate
  • Dine

    Enjoy the local culinary delights.

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Cost Excludes

  • 5% Goods & Service Tax (MANDATORY AND YOU WILL HAVE TO COLLECT FROM THE CLIENT).
  • Expenses of personal nature i.e. tips, laundry, telephone calls, table drinks & telegrams etc.
  • Excursion tour to Rohtang Pass in Manali by Local car.
  • Any Airfares/ train fares.
  • Any meals / enroute meals unless specified
  • Any rides, safaris, boating charges, additional sightseeing tours other than those mentioned in the inclusions / itinerary
  • Permits, Entrance fees, Camera fees, Guide charges, unless specified in the inclusions
  • Tips to Driver, Guides, at restaurants nor does it includes any gratuity to your tour escort
  • Monuments entrance fees
  • Any hike in fuel charges, tax structure (luxury tax, transport tax or service tax).
  • Anything not given in Price Include head.

Cost Includes

  • Accommodation as per the itinerary.
  • Daily breakfast & Dinner
  • AC Deluxe transportation as per the itinerary.
  • Excursion tour to Kufri in Shimla.
  • Same Day excursion tour to Agra.
  • All sightseeing as per the itinerary.
  • All current applicable taxes.