A beautiful hill state in India, Himachal Pradesh nestles in thenorth-west region of Western Himalayas. This state stands uniquely apart fromits neighbours in terms of its sheer topographic diversity and breathtakingpristine natural beauty. From vast tracts of high-altitude Trans-Himalayandesert to dense green deodar forests, from apple orchards to cultivatedterraces, from snow capped high Himalayan mountain ranges to snow fed lakes and gushing rivers.
|Location||The State of Himachal Pradesh lies in the northern part of India. Himachal Pradesh is bordered by Jammu and Kashmir and in the south by Haryana. In the south west the state is bordered by Uttaranchal and in the south west and west by Punjab. Tibet borders Himachal Pradesh in the East. The state is situated at an altitude that ranges from 450 meter to 6500 meter above sea level.|
|Languages spoken||Pahari(Unnabi), Panjabi, Hindi|
|Climate||Summer – 45.5 C Winter – 3.5C|
|Best time to visit||April to September|
|Railway Station||Una 240 kms|
|By Road||The state has a good road network, in which 9 are national highways and 19 state highways. There are around 45 major district roads connecting various places.|
|By Air||Chandigarh 120 Kms.|
|Shopping||Kullu shawls, Himachal caps, Tibetan Carpets. Woolen pullovers, jackets, cardigans, gloves, Apples, pickles, jams and juices, Buddhist paintings on cloth, Metal ware, Silver and turquoise jewellery, Mailing postcards with Buddhist and Hindu motifs .|
|Day||Himachal Pradesh – Tour Itinerary
|01||Delhi – Manali
Travel by surface from Delhi to Manali and Meet our representative and Transfer to the hotel and check in at hotel. Rest of day free for independent activities. Overnight at hotel.
|02||Manali Local Sight seeing
Morning half day city tour visiting Hadimba Devi Temple, Manu Temple, Vashisht Village and Tibetan Monastery. Afternoon free. Overnight at hotel.
|03||Manali – Rohtang Pass – Manali
Today full day excursion visiting Kothi Gorge, Gulaba, Marhi, Rohtang Pass (Upto Snow Line in case Rohtang is closed due to snow fall) and Sollang Valley. Overnight at hotel.
|04||Manali – Manikaran – Kullu
Today full day excursion visiting Manikaran. Manikaran has the World’s hottest Suplhur Spring Waters and is a holy place for Hindus & Sikhs alike. Return back to Kullu town enroute visiting the famous Kullu Shawl Industry. On arrival check in at hotel. Evening free to visit Kullu town. Overnight at hotel.
|05||Kullu – Dharmshala
Travel by surface from Kullu to Mc Leodganj (Dharamsala). On arrival check in at hotel. Evening half day city tour visiting Dal Lake, Church, Bhagsu Nag Temple and Tibetan Monastery. Overnight at hotel.
Today full day excursion visiting Jawalmukhi Temple & Chintpurni Temple – these temples are one of the 51 Shaktipeeths. Also visit Kangra Town. Overnight at hotel.
|07||Dharmshala – Pathankot
Check out from the hotel. Later transfer to Pathankot railway station to board night train for onward destination.