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From mid-July to mid-September Shimla is frequently wreathed in cloud, and from January it often gets a carpeting of snow. November is cold but clear with a distant horizon of Himalayan peaks sometimes visible from The Ridge.


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6-Night Private Himachal Pradesh Tour from New Delhi

ItineraryDay 1: Delhi-Shimla-After Delhi ArrivalPass By: Mall RoadAfter 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 leisureOvernight: Shimla Hotel Meals included: • DinnerAccommodation included: Overnight stay in ShimlaDay 2: Shimla-Local SightseeingPass By: Kufri ZooEnjoy 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 Meals included: • Breakfast • DinnerAccommodation included: Overnight stay in ShimlaDay 3: Shimla-Manali-DrivePass By: 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 Meals included: • Breakfast • DinnerAccommodation included: Overnight stay in ManaliDay 4: Manali-Excursion to Solang ValleyPass By: ManaliBegin 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 Meals included: • Breakfast • DinnerAccommodation included: Overnight stay in ManaliDay 5: Manali-Local SightseeingPass By: ManaliTake 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 a 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 Meals included: • Breakfast • DinnerAccommodation included: Overnight stay in ManaliDay 6: Manali-Chandigarh-DrivePass By: Chandigarh International AirportEnjoy a morning healthy breakfast and 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 Meals included: • Breakfast • DinnerAccommodation included: Overnight stay in ChandigarhDay 7: Chandigarh-Delhi-DropPass By: New Delhi, New Delhi, National Capital Territory of DelhiThe morning after breakfast check out from the Hotel and there will be driven to Delhi, on arrival you will be transferred to the Delhi airport or railway station for your departure.Meals included: • BreakfastNo accommodation included on this day.

$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.

$669 Multi-day & Extended Tours

6 Days Amritsar Chandigarh and Shimla Toy Train Tour with Flights from Delhi

Day 01: Delhi to Amritsar by FlightGet ready for your pickup at 8 am from hotel,Airport,Train Station in Delhi followed by transfer to Airport. Board flight to Amritsar city and meet our representative available at Amritsar airport.  Check-in and have some laid-back time at your hotel. Get ready in the evening for attending Palki Ceremony at Golden temple. You would be accompanied by the tour guide who would explain about the significance of this ceremony. Return to the hotel Day 02: Amritsar Sightseeing (B)Have breakfast and then get ready for sightseeing of the city. Visit the famous Golden Temple also called Harmandir Sahib, pilgrimage site of Sikhs. Then move to next attraction Jallianwala Bagh, a memorial associated with Indian history. In the afternoon, you will be taken to Wagah-Attari border to attend Beating Retreat ceremony. You can enjoy a clear view of the show from VIP gallery (permissible for foreign nationals only). Sign off the day with overnight stay at booked hotel.Day 03: Amritsar – Chandigarh by road (B)Relish the breakfast and then set off to Chandigarh in comfort of air-conditioned car. Check in at the hotel. Take rest and then get ready to visit famous ‘Rock Garden’ built by Nek Chand. It is made of industrial and home waste like broken ceramics, bottles, glasses, bangles, tiles, etc. Later back at the hotel in Chandigarh .Day 04: Chandigarh – Kalka by road  - Shimla by Toy Train (B)Have breakfast and then hop in the comfortable car to leave for Kalka Railway Station. The train ‘Himalayan Queen’ departs from Kalka at 12:10 hours and reaches Shimla at 17:30 hours. The route view is gripping with sights of verdant mountains, numerous tunnels and landscape views. On reaching Shimla, meet our representative to transfer you safely to the booked hotel for overnight stay.Day 05: Shimla & Kufri sightseeing (B)Feast your taste buds with delicious breakfast and then get ready for sightseeing of picturesque hill station - Kufri, a tourist attraction located 16 km away from Shimla. It is hotspot of trekking, hiking and treading on hidden trails exploring thick forests.Later, you will be driven back to Shimla to visit Mall Road. Evening is the best time to explore Mall Road, stroll in the chilly weather and browse numerous shops gleaming in the dark. Afterwards, you will be dropped back at the hotel and enjoy overnight stay.Day 06: Shimla – Chandigarh by road  - Delhi by Flight (B)Get ready for traveling back to Chandigarh city in the morning. Board the scheduled flight to Delhi from Chandigarh airport. Your Amritsar and Shimla from Delhi tour package will hereby terminate. from Delhi proceed to your onward journey. 

$700 Multi-day & Extended Tours

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 transfers • Water bottle on arrival • Accommodation • Sightseeing • Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch, Evening Snacks and Dinner • Private Transfers • Exclusions  • Government Taxes/GST/Service Charges • Tips & gratuities • Drinks (unless otherwise indicated) • Waiting or additional transfer fees • Cab: SIC • Personal expenses • Anything not mentioned in inclusions