Kathmandu to Shimla Manali
Overview Embarking on a Kathmandu to Shimla Manali tour also promises an enchanting journey through diverse landscapes and vibrant cultures, offering a mix of serenity and adventure. Spanning over 700 kilometers, this expedition takes travelers from the mystical capital city of Nepal, Kathmandu, to the picturesque hill stations of Shimla and Manali, nestled amidst the breathtaking Himalayan ranges. Starting from Kathmandu, the tour also ventures westward, passing through the lush green hills of Nepal and quaint towns along the way. The journey is a visual delight, showcasing the beauty of nature in its most pristine form. Crossing the Indo-Nepal border,…
Embarking on a Kathmandu to Shimla Manali tour also promises an enchanting journey through diverse landscapes and vibrant cultures, offering a mix of serenity and adventure. Spanning over 700 kilometers, this expedition takes travelers from the mystical capital city of Nepal, Kathmandu, to the picturesque hill stations of Shimla and Manali, nestled amidst the breathtaking Himalayan ranges.
Starting from Kathmandu, the tour also ventures westward, passing through the lush green hills of Nepal and quaint towns along the way. The journey is a visual delight, showcasing the beauty of nature in its most pristine form. Crossing the Indo-Nepal border, travelers greeted with the warm hospitality of the Indian terrain.
Arriving in Shimla, the “Queen of Hills,” visitors captivated themselves by its colonial charm, nestled amidst the mountains. The Mall Road, with its vibrant shops and colonial architecture, offers a delightful shopping experience. Shimla also boasts attractions such as Jakhu Temple, Christ Church, and Scandal Point, providing a glimpse into the region’s rich history and spirituality.
The next destination on the itinerary is Manali, a paradise for adventure seekers and nature lovers. Surrounded by snow-capped peaks and verdant valleys, Manali offers a plethora of thrilling activities such as paragliding, river rafting, and trekking. The famous Rohtang Pass, weather permitting, is a must-visit, providing mesmerizing views of the Himalayas.
The tour also includes a visit to Solang Valley, known for its skiing slopes and stunning landscapes. Hadimba Devi Temple, with its unique architecture amidst cedar forests, is another highlight. Throughout the journey, travelers can savor delectable local cuisine and interact with the warm and welcoming people of Himachal Pradesh.
Conclusion and Summary
As the tour concludes, visitors are left with lasting memories of diverse cultures, breathtaking landscapes, and thrilling experiences. The Kathmandu to Shimla Manali tour is an adventure of a lifetime, immersing travelers in the splendor of the Himalayas and leaving them with a sense of wonder and awe at the beauty that nature and humanity have to offer. Whether seeking tranquility or excitement, this journey promises an unforgettable experience for all who embark on it.
- Journey to two most popular hill stations of India
- Explore adventurous activities like skiing, River Rafting, Paragliding, Trekking, etc
- Experience the picturesque scenery of Himachal like snow-capped mountains, stiff hills, dense forest, etc.
- Visit places like Gaiety Theatre, Gorton Castle, Viceregal Lodge, Jakhu Temple, The Ridge, Bantony Castle, Himachal State Museum, Christ Church in Shimla.
- Sightseeing places like Hadimba Devi Temple, Club House, Vashisth Hot water Spring & temple, Tibetan Monastery, Van Vihar, Mall Road in Malani
- Inspect the Himalayan lifestyle and locals warm
Meet and Greet from our representative at the airport. Transfer to the hotel and evening at Leisure.
Drive to Haridwar, an important Hindu pilgrimage. Visit Har-Ki-Puri, the confluence where thousands of Hindu pilgrims come to wash away their sins! Watch the interesting GANGA AARTI – literally worshipping of the Ganges. (Please remember that Haridwar and Rishikesh are holy pilgrimages therefore, you can neither get meat products nor alcohol here). After dinner Later in the evening drive to Rishikesh (30 minutes drive) and Over night stay in hotel.
Rishikesh lies at the foothill of the great Himalayas. Visit the Laxman Jhula, a swing bridge, where you can cross over the other bank and take a walk downstream through the lovely forest to arrive at Ram Jhula ( another swing bridge ) – the cross over point to the home Bank. The area is lined with beautiful temples, ashram (rest house cum residential quarters affiliated to the temples), and small shops selling trinket items. Sight seeing. Over night at Hotel
In the morning drive to Shimla .you reach Shimla perched at 7000 feet above sea level – Shimla, The heady combinations of Chill mountain air, orchards and colonial charms which still makes Shimla a dream get away. Upon arrival check in hotel and rest of the day at leisure. In evening take a walk to the Mall road and over night stay at the hotel.
Shimla – Kufri. After Morning breakfast, tour of Shimla – Excursion trip for Kufari (25 kms.)Kalbadevi Temple, Jakhu Temple, Hanuman Temple or stop for a while at the beautiful stained – glass – windows of Christ Church, which was built in the 1850 ‘s. After sight seeing proceed to Manali. The drive to Manali is through up and down hill slopes but yet the scenic beauty is very much enchanting. It passes through an important hill resort of Kullu, the district headquarters situated on the bank of river Beas. On arrival check-in at the htel and relax. Maybe take a brief walk through the very short distance Mall Road.
Manali -after early breakfast Full day tour of Attraction of Rohtang Pass and Salong Valley. Rohtang Pass – The majesty of the mountains and the glaciers can be seen at their best, you have next two hours to enjoy this snowy haven. Take a sledge ride down the slopes, try your luck climbing the little snow hills. Evening at leisure, return back to the hotel and over night stay at the hotel.
After breakfast Make a trip for Manikaran and Kasol Valley: There are several temples in the Mani Karan village. It is also famous for hot water springs and religious ceremonies for both Hindu and Sikh religion.
Start early in the morning after breakfast check out from the hotel, proceed to Chandigarh, Nature lovers from different parts of the country flock here to view the beautiful theme gardens of the city. The reservoir of places to see in Chandigarh is very large. Chandigarh is located on the foothills of Shivaliks. It is regarded as one of the best planned city of Asia. It is the joint capital of Punjab and Haryana. French architect Charles Edouard Jeanneret designed the city. It is a pollution and slum free city.
The highlights of Chandigarh city are: Rock Garden which is a fantabulous example of utilization of waste materials. Sukhana Lake :Sukhana Lake is an artificial Lake created by damming a seasonal River Sukhana Choe. Over night at Hotel
After Breakfast start early and reach Delhi by early afternoon. Arrive at Delhi, transfer to Hotel. After lunch go for local sight seeing in Delhi which includes India Gate, President’s house, Raj Ghat, Gandhi Museam, Lotus Temple and also drive past Red Fort and Jama Masjid. Over night at the hotel.
After Breakfast proceed to airport and fly back to Nepal.
Trip ends with sweet memories.
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