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From mid-July to mid-September, Shimla is frequently wreathed in cloud, and in winter it often gets a carpeting of snow.


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$445 Multi-day & Extended Tours

6-Night Private Himachal Pradesh Tour from New Delhi

Day 1 : Delhi to Shimla (D)After a pickup from the airport or railway station your driver will begin the journey to Shimla, a hill station and capital of Himachal Pradesh. Check in to the hotel and spend the day at your leisure before dinner. Overnight: Shimla Hotel Day 2 : Shimla to Kufri to Shimla (B,D) Enjoy breakfast, then head out to Kurfri, a region famous for its hiking and trekking routes. Indira park and Fun World have fun activities for visitors along with giving you a panoramic view of the valley and peaks surrounding you. Return to Shimla in the evening and stroll around mall or ridge road. Trek through the woods to Mahasu peak and get an incredible view of the Himalayas or go for a yak or pony ride. Return to the hotel for dinner. Overnight: Shimla Hotel Day 3 :Shimla-ManaliAfter breakfast, drive to Manali, a town on the banks of River Beas, through the Kullu Valley. Upon your arrival, check in to your hotel and spend the day at your leisure until dinner. Overnight: Manali Hotel Day 4: Manali to Excursion to Solang Valley (B,D)Begin your drive to Solang Valley after eating your filling breakfast. It was once an important trade route in medieval times between Leh and Himachal through Lahul and Spiti. Here you can enjoy many adventure Snow Sports activities on direct payment basis. Return to the hotel in the evening and enjoy dinner. Overnight: Manali Hotel Day 5 : Manali (B,D)Take a city tour of Manali and explore the interesting places it has to offer. Visit the 450 year old Hidimba Devi temple, a deeply revered shrine with four-tiered roof shaped like pagodas. Next, visit the Tibetan Monastery and see several Buddha statues as well as Tankha paintings. Have dinner later into the evening. Overnight: Manali Hotel Day 6: Manali to Chandigarh (B,D) Enjoy a morning healthy breakfast then pay a visit to Kullu Valley. Afterwards, make the drive to Chandigarh, where you will check into your hotel and spend the evening at your leisure. Overnight: Chandigarh Day 7: Chandigarh to Delhi (B)Come the early morning, you will be transferred to the Delhi airport or railway station for your departure.

$22 Day Trips & Excursions

Himalayan Historical Guided Day Tour in Shimla

Meet your tour guide at Christ Church (near Mall Rd, Lakkar Bazaarl) to start your walk through the town. Shimla acts as a hub for India's tourism sector. It is also home to a number of colleges and research institutions as well as multiple temples and palaces. The city's buildings are styled in the Tudorbethan and neo-Gothic architectures dating from the colonial era.The heritage walk starts from the Christ Church,which is located at the western shoulder of Jakhu Hill and east towards the Viceregal Lodge. Shimla has a number of places to visit. Local hangouts like The Mall and The Ridge are in the heart of the city. Most of the heritage buildings in the city are preserved in their original 'Tudorbethan' architecture. The former Viceregal Lodge, which now houses the Indian Institute of Advanced Study, and Wildflower Hall, now a luxury hotel, are some of the famous ones. During the walk your guide will take you through a number of old buildings such as Gaiety theatre, General Post Office, Imperial Bank, Railway Board Building, Gorton Castle, Knockdrin, Kennedy Cottage, Cecil Hotel,and Viceregal Lodge and you will find every building has a different style of architecture with many stories of the past. Your guide will narrate various facts and history about the old buildings as you enjoy the nature walk.The last point of your heritage walk is the Indian Institute of Advanced Study. After learning about Shimla history your tour ends and you can take local transportation by own expense) to your hotel or you can walk back to Christ Church, whichever you prefer.

$1144 Multi-day & Extended Tours

6-Day Golden Temple and Haridwar Rishikesh Tour

Day 1 : New Delhi - [B, D]Leave your hotel in New Delhi to board the fast air-conditioned train at 6am for Amritsar; complimentary breakfast is served on the train. Reach Amritsar at 12:20pm and check into your hotel, in time for lunch. After some rest, take an excursion to the India-Pakistan Wagah Border to witness the highly entertaining ceremony performed by army contingents from both countries. Upon return, take an evening walk in the old parts of Amritsar. Dinner and overnight at the hotel.Day 2 : Amritsar - [B, D]After an early breakfast, visit the majestic Golden Temple, the most sacred to the Sikhs, and see rituals being performed in its serene environment. Enjoy lunch at one of the city's street restaurants. In the late evening, visit the Jalianwala Bagh and the Durgiana Temple. Return to your hotel for dinner and overnight.Day 3 : Shimla - [B, D]Board the train at 6am for Chandigarh, India's most well-planned city designed by the French architect Le Corbusier. Arrive at 9:30am, and after a 2-hour sightseeing of the city and lunch, leave for Shimla, a beautiful hill resort. Along the way, take a thrilling ropeway ride at Timber Trail. Arrive in Shimla by 6pm and check into your hotel for dinner and overnight.Day 4 : Shimla - [B, D]After an early breakfast, visit the Jakhoo Hill, which has a large statue of a monkey god, the Shimla Ridge & the State Museum. Return to your hotel for lunch and some rest. In the afternoon, visit the Summer Hill, the Chadwick Falls and Kufri. Take a walking tour of Shimla before returning to your hotel for dinner and overnight.Day 5 : Rishikesh - [B, D] Leave at 6:30am by air-conditioned car or coach for a 6-hour drive through breath-taking landscapes toward Rishikesh. Check into your hotel, where you can enjoy lunch. In the afternoon, visit Kunjapuri Devi Temple and Vasishtha Gufa (Cave). In the evening see Ganga Aarti at Triveni Ghat. Afterward, return to your hotel for dinner and overnight.Day 6 : Hardwar - Rishikesh - [B, D]After breakfast take an excursion to Haridwar. Visit the Mansa Devi Temple, Daksh Mahadev Temple and Sapt Rishi Temple. In the evening witness aarti at Har-Ki-Pauri on the banks of the Ganges. Return to your hotel at Rishikesh. Dinner at the hotel; your tour will end at Rishikesh after dinner.

$700 Tours & Sightseeing

Glimpses of Himachal Sustainable Tour by World Women Tourism

Day 1 - New Delhi: The tour begins with pick-up from the hotel /airport at New Delhi. Transfer to Kashmiri Gate Interstate Bus Terminus. Leave New Delhi in the night by Air Conditioned Volvo Bus or Private Car. The journey is of apporx 8 hrs to Solan. Day 2 - Solan & Shimla: Reach Solan in the morning. Enjoy a walking tour of this beautiful small city of Solan. Visit the apple orchards, Church and Temples. Take a UNESCO Heritage Listed Toy Train to Shimla. This ride is complimentary and one can view beautiful scenery. Reach Shimla in the afternoon and Check in at Hotel. Visit the Viceregal Lodge in the evening. Overnight at Hotel. Day 3 - Shimla: Breakfast at Hotel. Enjoy a Full Day Local Sightseeing Tour by HPTDC Bus or Private Car. Visit Kufri, Fagu, Chail and Naldhera. Return to Shimla by 6PM in the evening. Walk around the Mall Road, Church, Ridge and Local Market. Overnight at Hotel. Day 4 - Shimla to Manali: Breakfast at Hotel. Check out and Leave Shimla by Air Conditioned Mini Bus or Private Car. Reach Manali in the evening. Check in at Hotel and Overnight at Hotel. Day 5 - Manali: Breakfast at Hotel. Enjoy a Full Day Local Sightseeing Tour by Tuk Tuk or Private Car. Visit Hadimba Temple, Manu Temple, Vasishth Hot Water Springs and Local Markets. Overnight at Hotel. Day 6 - Rohtang: Breakfast at Hotel. Visit Kothi, Nehru Kund, Gulaba, Rahala Falls, Rohtang Pass and Solang Valley. During the winter season, Rohtang Pass remains closed but is open from June to October for motor vehicles riders. Rohtang Pass will be covered with snow throughout the year. It may be closed during heavy snow fall. In the evening, return to Manali. Overnight at Hotel. Day 7 - Kullu & Manikaran: Breakfast at Hotel. Enjoy Full day Sightseeing Tour of Kullu and Manikaran by HPTDC Bus or Private Car. Visit Temples, Hot Water Springs and Gurudwara at Manikaran. Return to Manali and Overnight at Hotel. Day 8 - Manali: Breakfast at Hotel. Enjoy the whole day at your leisure. Relax at hotel or indulge in adventure activities such as Paragliding, River Rafting, etc on payment basis. Leave Manali by overnight Air Conditioned Bus or Private Car at night for New Delhi. Reach New Delhi the next day morning.

$294.40 Multi-day & Extended Tours

Shimla - Manali Snow Point - Manikaran Tour

Shimla, the capital of Himachal Pradesh is a beautiful hill station that entices travellers from far and wide. It’s a trove of natural riches and with the customised Shimla Holiday Packages offered by Ramble Tour And Travels you get the chance of enjoying all these treasures without any hassle. Our local and expert tour guides make you familiar with the all the tourist hot spots of Shimla. So basically, from the Toy Train Ride, to a visit to the Mall Road, our Shimla Hill Station Package covers everything. Along with the beauty of Shimla, we let you explore some very popular nearby attractions like Kufri, Manali, Dharamshala and Dalhousie. Feather in the hat is that you get all this and much more at pocket-friendly prices. Thus, if you are looking for the best travel deals to Shimla, Ramble Tour And Travels can be a big help. Inclusions  Airport/Railway transfersWater bottle on arrivalAccommodationSightseeingMeal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch, Evening Snacks and DinnerPrivate Transfers Exclusions  Government Taxes/GST/Service ChargesTips & gratuitiesDrinks (unless otherwise indicated)Waiting or additional transfer feesCab: SICPersonal expensesAnything not mentioned in inclusions

$225 Cultural & Theme Tours

Delights of Shimla Manali 5 Night 6 Days Package

Enchanting Himachal [ Delhi - Shimla – Manali – Delhi ] (Duration: 05 Nights/ 06 Days) Tour Itinerary: - Day 01: Arrive Delhi – On to Shimla ( 360 Kms / approx. 9 hrs.) Welcome to your 'Enchanting Himachal' tour! Upon Arrival at the Delhi Airport or Delhi Railway Station, Meet our Representative and you will be transferred on a picturesque drive to the charming hill station of Shimla. On arrival, check into your hotel. The rest of the evening is at leisure. Overnight in Shimla. Day 02: Shimla Excursion to Kufri  (23 Kms / approx. 1 And1/2 hrs) This morning proceed for a wonderful excursion to Kufri, famous for its trekking and hiking trails. Later in the evening visit the Mall Road, Scandal Point, Christ Church and Lakkad Bazaar. Note: The vehicle will drop you till the Mall road as per the Himachal Tourism policy. The rest of the evening is at leisure. Overnight in Shimla. Day 03: Shimla to Manali Via Kullu (270 Kms / approx. 8 hrs.)  This morning you will proceed on a breath taking drive to Manali, nestled on the banks of the River Beas amidst the Kullu Valley. Check into your hotel on arrival. The rest of the evening is at leisure. Overnight in Manali.Day 04: Manali Local Sight seen Your city tour today ,takes you to the Four and a half century old Hadimba Devi Temple and the Tibetan Monastery which houses several images of Lord Buddha and Tankha paintings,Vashisht Kund and Club House.. Later return to your hotel and relax. Overnight in Manali.Day 05: Manali – Excursion to Rohtang Pass / Snow Point (51 Kms / approx. 2 hrs.) This morning, proceed on a day excursion to the Rohtang Pass (Closed on Tuesdays)and enjoy the ultimate Snow. Rohtang Pass was the medieval trading route to Lahaul and Spiti. If roads to Rohtang Pass are closed, then visit Snow Point where ponies / horses can be hired.and when coming back,Visit the Solang Valley, a splendid valley between Solang village and Beas Kund. The Solang valley offers breath taking views of glaciers and activities like Ropeway,Paragliding,and  Overnight in Manali. Day 06: Manali to Delhi Drop ( 590 Kms / approx. 13 hrs.) Today you will drive to the well planned city of Delhi , and droping at Airport for your onward journeyEnd of the tour with happy memory.....:)