Himachal Pradesh is among the most visited top mountain tourist places in North India, Himalayas region. It gifts you with memories that last for a lifetime. Its landscape has a lot to do with it: valleys, mountains, ancient monasteries, historical sites, lakes, mountain passes! A Himachal Pradesh tour satisfies the wanderlust in you, whatever it is you may be looking for. Pick up any Himachal travel guide, chances are you will be hooked on to it within a few minutes. The state has so much to offer, no wonder it’s a top tourist attraction in North India. Himachal Pradesh tourism has something in store for nature lovers, honeymooners, adventure lovers, history buffs and spiritual seekers. The contrast in its diversity is to be seen to be believed. You have lush valleys like Kinnaur, Kullu and Kangra & barren terrains of Lahaul & Spiti. Tales of Malana fascinate tourists as much as the Buddhist culture in Mcleodganj. Exploring Dalhousie, with its rich colonial past, is sheer delight. The famous Hill stations like Shimla, Kullu & Manali are dotted with meadows, orchards, quaint villages & rich colonial past.
Tour Name: Hidden Himalayas
Destinations: Delhi – Shimla – Narkanda – Sarahan – Sangla – Chitkul – Kalpa – Tabo – Nako – Kaza – Kibber – Key – Kunzum Pass – Rohtang Pass – Manali – Delhi
Duration: 09 Nights & 10 Days
Day 01: Arrive Delhi / Drive - Shimla (380 Kms – 09/10 Hrs.)
Arrive Delhi railway station or airport and drive to Shimla. Shimla also called the “Queen of Hill Stations”. It is one of the most popular and biggest hill stations surrounded by pine, deodar, oak and rhododendron forests. Evening arrive and check in at the hotel and relax after long journey
Overnight stay at hotel
Day 02: Shimla – Excursion to Kufri (15 Kms / 30 Mins) & Shimla Sightseeing
After Breakfast, excursion tour to Kufri. Kufri is famous for its Himalayan National Park, poney and Yak Ride and one can see the endless Himalayan Panorama from Kufri, The place is a tourist hotspot for its awesome scenic and sports activities.
At afternoon visit Indian Institute of Advanced Studies (Vice regal Lodge built in 1885). Jakhoo Temple at 2455m, this is the town's highest peak and a famous point for Shimla's famous views. The summit is crowned with a temple dedicated to Lord Hanuman, Christ Church built in (1844), The Gaiety Theatre- the first beauty contest of world was supposed to start (1887), The Grindlays Bank (1912) the world wide bank started by Robert Melville Grindlay.
At evening walk at The Scandal point & famous shopping place of Shimla ‘The Mall’ & The Ridge, later back to hotel. Overnight stay at hotel
Day 03: Shimla - Sarahan Via Narkanda (170 Km – 07/ 08 Hrs.)
After breakfast, check out from hotel and drive to Sarahan via Fagu, Theog, Matiana, Narkanda and Rampur reach Sarahan check in at hotel and relax Overnight stay at hotel
Day 04: Sarahan - Sangla (110 Km / 06 Hrs.)
After breakfast, check out from hotel and visit one of the most spiritual 1500 years old Bhimakali temple. From Sarahan a very glorious view of Shrikhand Mahadev Peak is also seen. Later drive to to Sangla by the sides of river Satluj and Baspa. At Sangla visit the very famous Kamru village and make a small walk to visit Kamru Fort. Evening you can spend the day exploring this place and communicating with the locals for a better experience. Overnight stay at hotel
Day 05: Sangla - Excursion Tour to Chitkul (25 Kms / 01 Hrs.)
After breakfast, excursion tour to Chitkul, Chitkul is the last indian Village on indo Tibetan old Road 26 km 1.5 hrs. The last and the highest village in the Baspa Valley, alpine meadows and views of the snows capped peaks. Later back to Sangla and explore the valley. Overnight stay at hotel
Day 06: Sangla - Kalpa (51 Kms / 03 Hrs.)
After breakfast, check out from hotel and drive to Kalpa, which has earned distinction of one of the most beautiful valleys in Himachal, Kalpa is a beautiful growing little town located in the background of Kinner Kailash Mountain range. Reach Kalpa check in at hotel. Visit a nearby village known for traditionally built Kinnauri houses. Evening explore the valley. Overnight stay at hotel
Day 07: Kalpa - Kaza (230 Kms / 11 Hrs.)
After breakfast, check out (early check out) from hotel and drive to Kaza. En route visit Nako, Tabo & Dhankar. Reach Kaza check in at hotel and relax after ling journey. Overnight stay at hotel
Day 09: In Kaza – Day Tour to Key Monastery and Kiber Village
After breakfast, visit Key Monastery, 12 kms from Kaza. This centuries old gompa is a labyrinth of rooms and corridors – and at one time also acted as a fort. It houses valuable Thangkas and offers a panoramic view of the area. Also visit the small gompa at Kibber, 9 kms further ahead. Kibber at 4205 m has the distinction of being the highest permanently inhabited village of the region. Evening at leisure and explore valley & mountain
Day 09: Kaza - Manali (Via Kunzum & Rohtang Pass) (200 Kms / 10 Hrs.)
After breakfast, check out (early check out) from hotel and drive to Manali, enroute crossing Losar village and also crossing two passes Kunzum & Rohtang Pass. Reach Manali check in at hotel and relax after long journey
Day 10: Manali - Delhi Drop (560 Kms / 15 Hrs.)
After breakfast check out from hotel, drive to Delhi airport or train station and board flight or train back to home.
- Assistance on arrival & departure at airport or railway station.
- Accommodation at hotels/resorts as per the itinerary.
- Breakfast & Dinner at the hotels/resorts
- All transfers, excursions and sightseeing tours will be by air-conditioned vehicle
- Road taxes, parking fee, fuel charges and interstate taxes.
- GST (5%)
- Any Airfare or Train
- Any Kind of Personal Expenses or Optional Tours / Extra Meals Ordered
- Anything not specifically mentioned under the head “Prices included”.
- The Services of Vehicle is not included on leisure days & after finishing the sightseeing tour as per the Itinerary
- Guide fee, Camera fee & any monument Entrances
- Medical & Travel insurance
- Any changes you may choose to make during your tour
- Additional costs due to flight cancellation, road blocks etc.
- Monument Entry Charges/Heating system/Any Local Ride Not Included.
- AC will not work in Hill Stations
- As per Himachal Government Ruling outsiders not go to do the Rohtang Pass & Guest Have to Take Car from union on Direct Payment Basis