Welcome to Chandigarh

Architecturally, Chandigarh may not be everyone’s cup of chai, but it is, nevertheless, a very comfortable city to visit: prosperous, cosmopolitan and, compared to much of the rest of India, largely hassle-free. And in Nek Chand’s Rock Garden, Chandigarh has one of the region’s most intriguing attractions. The city is also just a short bus-hop from the quiet hill-station getaway of Morni.

Officially a union territory controlled by the central government, Chandigarh is the joint capital of Punjab and Haryana. Each sector of the city is self-contained and pedestrian friendly. Most visitors concentrate their attention on Sector 17 (for shops and restaurants) and Sector 22 (for hotels).

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Chandigarh Private Tour with Rock Garden, Camel, Lake Cruise

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productPass By: MAM Holidays India, New Delhi, National Capital Territory of DelhiMAM Holidays will provide you experienced driver for your pick up. Stop At: Le Corbusier Centre, ChandigarhThe Government Museum and Art Gallery was designed by the Swiss born French architect, Le Corbusier. After partition, the division of collections took place on April 10, 1948. Sixty percent of objects were retained by Pakistan and forty percent collection fell in the share of India. The museum was inaugurated on 6 May 1968 by Dr. M. S. Randhawa, the then Chief Commissioner of Chandigarh.Duration: 30 minutesStop At: The Rock Garden of Chandigarh, ChandigarhThe Rock Garden of Chandigarh is a sculpture garden. Today it is spread over an area of 40 acres. It is completely built of industrial and home waste and discarded items. It consists of man-made interlinked waterfalls and many other sculptures that have been made of scrap and other kinds of waste (bottles, glasses, bangles, tiles, ceramic pots, sinks, electrical waste, broken pipes, etc.) which are placed in walled pathsDuration: 1 hourStop At: Capitol Complex, ChandigarhChandigarh Capitol Complex is a government compound designed by the architect Le Corbusier and is a UNESCO World Heritage SiteDuration: 30 minutesStop At: Chandigarh Architecture Museum, ChandigarhChandigarh Architecture Museum is really a great place to know about the history of City Duration: 30 minutesStop At: Sukhna Lake, ChandigarhSukhna Lake in Chandigarh, India, is a reservoir at the foothills of the Himalayas.The lake was created by Le Corbusier and the Chief Engineer P L Verma. To preserve its tranquility, Corbusier insisted on two things: that it be forbidden for motor boats to circulate in the water, and for vehicular traffic to be prohibited on top of the dam.Duration: 1 hourStop At: Butterfly Park, ChandigarhIn this garden for making habitat of butterflies special care is taken. This park is full of plants and vegetation with a different variety of trees. Butterfly park has different varieties of plants has Lantana, Dahlia, Marigold, Gazanian etc. This park also have amazing selection of mass plants for butterflies which includes Amla, Capris, Ashoka, Citrus Salix,Mango, Palm and Calotrpis etc.Duration: 1 hourStop At: Leisure Valley, ChandigarhLeisure Valley is a linear park structure around the city. It is over 8 km in length and is divided into a number of sub-divisions of smaller parks. Leisure Valley and all its sub-divisions were designed by the talented Swiss-French architect Le Corbusier. Huge canopied and evergreen trees form the basic landscape here, along with small shrubs and flowers. The park is best suited for a relaxing stroll and horse riding activities.Duration: 30 minutes

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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.

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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. 

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Manali Tour - (Himachal)

Day 1 - Delhi Manali Pickup from Delhi Railway station / airport and drive to Manali the valley of Gods. Manali is a combination of natural splendor and rich cultural heritage. Enjoy the Scenic Himalayas and the Beas river from the window of your cab. On the way you can have a stop over at Sunder Nagar Lake, Pandoh dam on river Beas and Kullu if time permits. It will take 13 to 15 hours to reach Manali and the distance is 560 Kms. The cab will pass through Panipat, Kurukshetra, Ambala, Chandigarh, Bilaspur, Sundernagar, Mandi and Kullu on the way to Manali.Day 2 - Manali local sight seeing Morning proceed to visit the 450 years old Hadimba Devi Temple built in the tranquil and serene woods, the oldest temple in Manali, Tibetan center & monastery, Club House , Vanvihar , Mall Road Manali and Vashisht village, known for its hot Sulphur springs. Night stay in Manali.Day 3 - Manali Snow-point / Rohtang Pass Early Morning proceed for full day tour of Rohtang Pass - The majesty of the mountains and the glaciers can be seen at their best After enjoying this snowy heaven, take a sledge ride down the slopes & try luck by climbing the little snow hills. On descending to Manali, halt at the Rahalla falls and Solang Valley. The Magnificent views and natural beauty are a never-ending source of delight. Also halt at Marhi, Ralha falls, Nehru Kund. Night stay in Manali.Day 4 - Manali Delhi (550 kms / 12 -14 hrs) Checkout from Hotel and drive towards Delhi. Dropping at Delhi railway station / airport for onward journey.

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Agra Same Day Tour

Our Price Rate: Unlike other travel agents in Delhi, Punjab, Chandigarh, Agra….etc. Anyone can hire car at a low price with us. Our first priority is to satisfy the clients with their needs rather than selling services.  • Our Vehicles: Our cars, tempo travelers, tourists buses,…all vehicles are equipped with all luxurious facilities like Wi-Fi, a high-quality music system, comfortable seats and much more. Whether you are traveling alone, with your family, or with your 40-50 guests, our tour vehicles provide all comforts and pleasures during the whole journey.  • 24 X 7 travel services: Our team is happy to offer 24X7 travel services without any hindrances. This is the top reason why our clients love our services.  •Instant Services: we provide instant cab taxi services from Delhi to all tourists’ spots in incredible India.

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6 Days Shimla Manali Chandigarh Tour (Ex- Delhi)

ItineraryDay 1: Delhi - Shimla (360 Km/7.30 Hours)Pass By: Shimla Heritage Walk, Shimla, Shimla District, Himachal PradeshOn the day of arrival at New Delhi airport, Alkof Holidays representative will meet you and transfer you directly to Shimla by road. One of the most popular hill station in North India. Shimla is a town situated at an altitude of 6810 ft and is capital of an India State, Himachal Pradesh. Initially Shimla was chosen as a sanatorium for invalid European officers, but soon developed into a big hill town and became the summer capital of the India. Upon arrival check in to the hotel for overnight stay. No meals included on this day.Accommodation included: Overnight stay at the hotel (Standard, 3 Star)Day 2: At Shimla (Excursion trip to Kufri)Stop At: Kufri ZooEarly in the morning, proceed to Kufri. Kufri is a destination in its own right, it has long been famous for its ski slopes and fine views. Enjoy it's backdrop of peaks covered with snow. Yak-ride will be an added attraction. In the afternoon drive back to Shimla for sightseeing. Visit Tara Devi Temple and Jakhoo Temple. Later, proceed to the Viceregal Lodge. In the evening, explore Scandal Point, Ridge, Lakkar Bazaar, Christ Church and The Mall. Overnight stay at the Hotel.Duration: 6 hoursStop At: Tara Devi Temple, Taradevi, Shimla District, Himachal PradeshThe Tara Devi Temple is a holy place, located 11 km away from the Shimla Bus Stand. It is positioned amid a thick forest of oak and rhododendron and offers scenic views of the lofty Himalayas surrounding the town. The temple is very famous among tourists as the clean and fresh atmosphere here helps them relax from the day to day worries of life. It is believed that the goddess Tara Devi came all the way from Bengal to Himachal Pradesh and so this temple is dedicated to the goddess of stars. Tara Devi Temple is an ideal place for a person seeking peace and tranquility. Duration: 1 hourStop At: Jakhoo Hill, Shimla, Shimla District, Himachal PradeshThe highest peak in Shimla, featuring an ancient temple, trees & a huge statue of Hindu God Hanuman.Duration: 1 hourMeals included: • BreakfastAccommodation included: Overnight stay at the hotel (Standard, 3 Star)Day 3: Shimla - Kullu - Manali (270 Km/7 Hours)Pass By: Manali Club HouseAfter breakfast, check-out from the hotel and drive to Manali. On your way to Manali, visit the beautiful Kullu region of Himachal Pradesh. Later continue your drive to Manali. Upon arrival at Manali, check-in to the hotel. Rest of the day at leisure, spend the rest of the day at Mall Road, a famous shopping destination in Manali. Overnight stay at the hotel.Meals included: • BreakfastAccommodation included: Overnight stay at the hotel (Standard, 3 Star)Day 4: Manali (Excursion trip to Rohtang Pass)Stop At: Rohtang Pass, Himachal PradeshAfter breakfast, proceed for a full day excursion of Manali. Visit Kothi Gorge, Gulaba, Marhi, Rohtang Pass (Upto Snow Line in case Rohtang is closed due to snow fall. Come back to Manali). Also visit Buddhist Monastery, Hadimba Devi temple (A small temple situated in the dense forest is very interesting), and Vashisht - an extremely picturesque little place clinging to the steep hill side, famous for its hot baths where a natural sulphar spring is piped into a modern bath-house. Evening is free at leisure. Overnight stay at the hotel.Duration: 2 hoursStop At: Hadimba Devi TempleHidimba Devi Temple, locally known as Dhungari Temple, also known variously as the Hadimba Temple, is located in Manāli, a hill station in the State of Himāchal Pradesh in north India. It is an ancient cave temple dedicated to Hidimbi Devi, wife of Bhima, a figure in the Indian epic Mahābhārata.Duration: 1 hourStop At: Vashisht Baths, Manali, Manali Tehsil, Kullu District, Himachal PradeshVashisht Baths are hot water springs, situated on the banks of the gurgling Beas River in the picturesque hill station of Manali. These baths are named after the great sage Vashisht, who was a teacher and adviser to Lord Rama. Surrounded by pine trees and luxuriant vegetation, these water bodies are natural sulphur springs, which are believed to possess medicinal values and can cure several skin related ailments. Elegant Turkish style showers, which are connected to the springs through pipes, are fitted here for the convenience of visitors. While on a Manali tour, soak yourself in Vashisht Baths to revitalise your body and soul.Duration: 1 hourStop At: Himalaya Nyingmapa Buddhist Temple, Manali, Manali Tehsil, Kullu District, Himachal PradeshHimalayan Nyingmapa Gompa is a Buddhist monastery located in Manali and one of the most famous monasteries situated in north India. Its religious significance is highly important for devotees, but tourists are also drawn for its architectural beauty and tranquillity in the environment. The most prominent feature of Himalaya Nyingmapa Buddhist Temple is the enormous statue or idol of Sakyamuni in a sitting or meditative posture. Right from the entrance, the divine and tranquil vibe of the monastery can be felt.Duration: 1 hourStop At: Gulaba, Manali, Manali Tehsil, Kullu District, Himachal PradeshGulaba is a village in the State of Himachal Pradesh, India. It is 27 km away from Manali and 25 km from Rohtang pass. The village is designed and manned as per the guidelines of National Green Tribunal Act. Gulaba has all the relevant equipment and computerized system to ensure good tourism management.Duration: 1 hourMeals included: • BreakfastAccommodation included: Overnight stay at the hotel (Standard, 3 Star)Day 5: Manali - Chandigarh (310 Km/7 Hours)Stop At: Sector 17 Market, ChandigarhAfter breakfast, leave for Chandigarh. On arrival check into the hotel at Chandigarh. Evening is free at leisure, you can explore sector 17 market - the most popular market in Chandigarh, later drive back to the hotel for overnight stay.Duration: 3 hoursMeals included: • BreakfastAccommodation included: Overnight stay at the hotel (Standard, 3 Star)Day 6: Chandigarh (sightseeing) then Leave for Delhi for DepartureStop At: The Rock Garden of Chandigarh, ChandigarhThe Rock Garden of Chandigarh is a sculpture garden in Chandigarh, India. It is also known as Nek Chand's Rock Garden after its founder Nek Chand Saini, a government official who started the garden secretly in his spare time in 1957. Today it is spread over an area of 40 acres.Duration: 1 hourStop At: Chandigarh Rose Garden, ChandigarhZakir Hussain Rose Garden, is a botanical garden in Chandigarh, India and spread over 30 acres of land, with 50,000 rose-bushes of 1600 different species.Duration: 1 hourStop At: Sukhna Lake, ChandigarhSukhna Lake in Chandigarh, India, is a reservoir at the foothills of the Himalayas. This 3 km² rainfed lake was created in 1958 by damming the Sukhna Choe, a seasonal stream coming down from the Shivalik Hills. Originally the seasonal flow entered the lake directly causing heavy siltation.Duration: 1 hourPass By: New Delhi, New Delhi, National Capital Territory of DelhiAfter Chandigarh sightseeing, Alkof Holidays representative will transfer you to your hotel or New Delhi Airport to board the flight to your home or onward destination.Meals included: • BreakfastNo accommodation included on this day.