Himachal Cultural and Historical Tour

Duration

14 Nights / 15 Days 

Holiday Category

Himachal Heritage and Cultural Tours

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  • Bus

    Bus

  • Sightseeing

    Sightseeing

  • Breakfast

    Breakfast

  • Dinner

    Dinner

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Duration

14 Nights / 15 Days 

Holiday Category

Himachal Heritage and Cultural Tours

INCLUSIONS

  • Bus

    Bus

  • Sightseeing

    Sightseeing

  • Breakfast

    Breakfast

  • Dinner

    Dinner

Destinations Covered

Delhi - Nalagarh - Chail - Shimla - Manali - Palampur - Dharamshala - Pragpur

Description:

Embark on a spiritually and culturally enriching journey in the home of Himalayas- Himachal Pradesh. Unwind, be amazed and thrilled by the beauty of lush green surroundings, ever flowing streams, roaring rivers, sky touching peaks of the Himalayas and meet utterly humble people living a simple lifestyle. Take a hike, or choose other adventure activities to pump your adrenaline rush, spend quality time with yourself or your loved ones on this refreshing tour taking you to the lanes of historical heritage and nature's abode. Himachal Tours offer the exclusive rates for Himachal Cultural and Historical Tour 5 star for an unforgettable holiday in Northern India. Himachal Cultural and Historical Tour Package itinerary takes durations of this trip is 14 nights and 15 days. Click now to get exclusive deals on www.himachaltours.net.

Tour Highlights:

  • Visit spice market, Sikh temple Sheeshganj, Jama Masjid, Qutub Minar, Humayun’s Tomb, Lodhi Art District, Delhi Haat and Raj Ghat in Delhi.
  • Drive past India Gate and President’s House in Delhi.
  • Visit the Rock Garden in Chandigarh.
  • Witness the majestic fort of Nalagarh.
  • Explore the Pinjore Gardens.
  • Visit Chail Wildlife Sanctuary and Stoned Kumbh Shiv temple in Chail.
  • Wander through Mall Road, Jakhu Temple, Viceregal Lodge and Church in Shimla.
  • Visit Hadimba Temple, Manu Temple, Rohtang Pass and Mall Road in Manali.
  • Witness the beauty of Tea Gardens and visit Jakhni Mata Temple in Palampur. 
  • Explore the Norbulingka Monastery and the Doll Museum, Dharamshala stadium, St. John Church, H.H. Dalai Lama’s residence, Bhagsunag Temple and Waterfall in Dharamshala.
  • Enjoy the Heritage Village walk and visit Dada Siba Shrine in Pragpur.
     

Itinerary:

Day 1 Arrive Delhi (By flight)

Arrive at Delhi International Airport, and transfer to your pre booked hotel. After check in and breakfast, visit Old Delhi. Walk through the lanes to make your way to the spice market, Sikh temple Sheeshganj and Jama Masjid. Later, enjoy a welcome dinner together and get to know your fellow travellers better. Return back to the hotel for a good night's sleep.

Overnight stay in Delhi. 

Day 2 Delhi-Chandigarh-Nalagarh (06 hours approx.)

This morning we will board an air conditioned chair car train to Chandigarh. On arrival in Chandigarh, proceed to visit the very famous Rock Gardens. Be amazed at the creativity of the artist and founder Nek Chand. Later, proceed to the hill station with rich history- Nalagarh. After arrival and check in, head out for a walking tour.

Overnight stay in Nalagarh. 

Day 3 Nalagarh-Pinjore-Chail (05 hours approx.)

After breakfast proceed to witness the magnificent Nalagarh Fort which has now been transformed into a heritage hotel. Learn about the history of the town and enjoy spectacular views of the mountains and streams. Thereafter, we will drive to another beautiful Hill station- Chail. Enroute, visit the utterly beautiful Pinjore Gardens. On arrival in Chail, check in and relax. Later, step out for a short walking tour.

Overnight stay in Chail. 

Day 4 Chail

After having breakfast we will enjoy a short hike in Chail Wildlife Sanctuary and also visit Stoned Kumbh Shiv temple. Rest of the day is at leisure.

Overnight stay in Chail. 

Day 5 Chail-Shimla (02 hours approx.)

This morning after enjoying a hot breakfast we will drive to Shimla. A long but scenic drive will keep you entertained. After arrival in Shimla and check in, head out for a walking tour on Mall Road and visit the Church sitting in the middle of the city.

Overnight stay in Shimla. 

Day 6 Shimla

After having breakfast, we will hike to Jakhu Temple. Witness the beauty of the city through the clouds atop the hill. Descend back into the town and visit a Viceregal Lodge. Rest of the day is at leisure.

Overnight stay in Shimla. 

Day 7 Shimla-Manali (08 hours approx.)

This morning after enjoying hot breakfast we will drive to Manali. A long but scenic drive will keep you entertained. After arrival, check in and relax.

Overnight stay in Manali. 

Day 8 Manali

Today after we will proceed to visit the Hadimba Temple, Mall old, Manu Temple and the very impressive Rohtang Pass. The day is filled with activities of so much thrill and excitement. Walk through the pine trees, play on snow, witness old architecture and lose yourself in the lap of nature.

Overnight stay in Manali. 

Day 9 Manali-Palampur (05 hours approx.)

Today after breakfast we will drive to a lesser visited tea estate hill town of Palampur. Enjoy spectacular views of the majestic Himalayas enroute and in Palampur. After arrival and check in, head out for a walking tour. Later, enjoy a visit to the tea garden and Jakhni Mata Temple. Learn about the art of cultivating and plucking tea leaves. Enjoy a perfectly and freshly brewed cup of tea. Spend the rest of the day as you may please.

Overnight stay in Palampur. 

Day 10 Palampur-Dharamshala (01 hour approx.)

This morning after breakfast enjoy a short drive to an amazingly peaceful town of Dharamshala. Enjoy the scenes of countryside, the mountains and rivers and several small villages with apple and orange orchards until we arrive in Dharamshala. On arrival, check in and visit the Norbulingka Monastery and the Doll Museum, Dharamshala stadium, St. John Church, H.H. Dalai Lama’s residence, Bhagsunag Temple and Waterfall. You may choose to spend the rest of the time shopping for Tibetan artefacts or trying Tibetan cuisine.

Overnight stay in Dharamshala. 

Day 11 Dharamshala

A free day for you after breakfast to enjoy this city to its fullest. You may choose to take a short hike by the Bhagsunag Waterfall or towards Triund peak, explore more of the nearby villages or seek blessings on another visit to H.H. Dalai Lama’s residence, shop around for Tibetan dresses and incesenses, etc.

Overnight stay in Dharamshala. 

Day 12 Dharamshala-Kangra-Pragpur (03 hours approx)

Today after breakfast we will drive to a hill station with heritage village- Pragpur. Enroute, visit the Kangra Fort. After arrival and check in, proceed for a heritage village walking tour. Learn about the Heritage Hotel- The Judges Court, The Museum and an old house, a temple and common pond with an old post office and some deforested jungle trail for spectacular views of the Dhauladhar Range of the Himalayas. Later, leave for Dada Siba Shrine. You may also visit Chintpurni, Chamunda Devi and Jwalamukhi Temples on your own. Our representative/guide can help you to make arrangements.

Return back to your accommodation for overnight stay. 

Day 13 Pragpur-Delhi (04 hours approx.)

This morning after breakfast the day is free for you to enjoy on your own. You may choose to walk through the village, learn organic farming, visit several other temples nearby or the river bank area or simply relax in the hotel. Later, we will drive to Una to board an air conditioned sleeper train back to Delhi.

Overnight on the train. 

Day 14 Delhi

On arrival, get freshened up and enjoy breakfast until the check in time. After check in and some rest, we will head off to explore New Delhi. Start off by visiting Qutub Minar and Humayun's Tomb. Later, explore the artistic streets of Lodhi Art District and continue to Delhi Haat and enjoy lunch of your choice. This multi cultural place houses artisans, vendors and restaurants from different states, truly a place to be in order to take a peek into the diversity of the country. You may choose to buy some amazing artifacts and souvenirs. Later, visit Raj Ghat and drive past India Gate and President’s house.

Overnight stay in Delhi. 

Day 15 Delhi

Trip ends with checkout at predefined time after breakfast. 

We hope you have enjoyed your trip and look forward to organizing your next tour with us.

Hotels

Subject to availability at the time of booking or else similar hotels will be suggested: -
Destinations Deluxe Premium Luxury
Delhi Hotel Taj Princess / Similar Hotel Holiday Inn Mayurvihar / Similar Hotel The Lalit New Delhi / Similar
Nalagarh Golden Heights Residency / Similar Golden Heights Residency / Similar The Fort Nalagarh / Similar
Chail Maple Resort By Aamod / Similar Treehouse Chail Villas / Similar Tarika's Jungal Retreat / Similar
Shimla Hotel Surya / Similar Snow Valley Resorts / Similar Radisson Jass Shimla / Similar
Manali The Serenity Resort & Spa / Similar Hotel Golden Tulip / Similar Club Mahindra White Meadows / Similar
Palampur The Bliss Palampur / Similar RS Sarovar Portico / Similar Seclude Red Cedar / Similar
Dharamshala Imperial Heights Resort / Similar Asia Health Resorts and Spa / Similar ITC Fortune Park Moksha Resort / Similar
Pragpur Naurang Yatri Niwas / Similar The Chateau Garli Resort / Similar The Judge's Court / Similar
Delhi Hotel Taj Princess / Similar Hotel Holiday Inn Mayurvihar / Similar Hotel The Lalit New Delhi / Similar

Package Inclusions:

  1. Accommodation for 14 Nights on twin / double sharing basis. 
  2. Daily buffet breakfast and Dinner at all hotels / resort.
  3. Disinfected private car with driver for all arrivals, Departures and sightseeing as per the itinerary.
  4. Services of Crocus Travel Representative on all arrivals and departures.
  5. Fuel charges, toll tax, state tax & parking charge.
  6. All presently applicable luxury taxes.

Package Exclusions:

  1. Entrance fees at monuments/parks/museums.
  2. Items of personal nature like drinks on table, laundry, telephone bills etc.
  3. Meals other than mentioned above.
  4. Indian visa fees or international airfare / domestic flight fare / train ticket.
  5. Still Camera or video charges levied by some monuments.
  6. Any other shopping and personal purchase.
  7. Medical Requirements on request.
  8. Service Tax as per government.
  9. Any other services not mentioned in the inclusions.