Arrive Delhi airport and drive to the ever-charming Queen of Hills ‘Shimla’. The town is situated at an altitude of 6810 ft., initially chosen as a sanatorium for invalid European officers, but soon developed into a big hill town and became the summer capital of the country. Upon arrival check in to the hotel for Overnight stay.
After breakfast, proceed for a half-day excursion to Kufri – a small picturesque hill station at the foothills of Himalayas and is known for its pleasing climate and scenic beauty. It has a prime attraction with exquisite nature parks and the duration of the transfer would be around 1 hour. Visit the Indira Bungalow which provides panoramic views of the location. Next, head up to the Himalayan Zoo which is home to birds and animals, like rare antelope, deer, bears and snow leopards. It is adorned with the optimum forestation, which contributes substantially to the breath-taking scenery. You could also take a hike or a pony (own expense) up to Mashu Peak, which is the highest peak in the Kufri. Later, in the afternoon, return to Shimla and buzzing with activity throughout the day. Its main attraction includes Shimla Church, contains some moving Raj-era memorials and typical Victorian stained glasses. Next, visit the Scandal Point and the Gaiety Theatre – a lovely Victorian theatre that is splendidly restored. Also visit the Town Hall which is at the center and is oddly reminiscent of the mansion in Hammer Horror films. You may also indulge in some shopping at the Mall Road visit Shimla wax museum (tickets complimentary). Later, return to the hotel for a delicious dinner and for an overnight stay.
After having breakfast proceed for Manali. Manali is an important hill station of northern India and is the destination of thousands of tourists every year. Its cool atmosphere provides a perfect heaven for the ones afflicted by the hot Indian summers. Besides offering quite a few places for sightseeing, Manali is also famous for adventure sports like skiing, hiking, mountaineering, paragliding, rafting, trekking, kayaking, and mountain biking. En- route visit Hanogi Mata Temple. Overnight stay at hotel in Manali.
Today full day excursion visiting Kothi Gorge, Gulaba, Marhi, Rohtang Pass (Up to Snow Line in case Rohtang is closed due to snow fall). Come back to Manali and later in afternoon half day tour of Manali visiting newly constructed Buddhist Monastery. Hadimba Devi temple-It is small temple situated in the dense forest is very interesting. Hadimba is said to be the wife of Bhima from the epic of Mahabharata. Vashisht, it is an extremely picturesque little place clinging to the steep hill side. On the way up to the village you come upon the Vashisht hot baths where a natural Sulphur spring is piped into a modern bath -house. You can enjoy adventure activities like river crossing, rappelling, Archery, rifle shooting and Burma bridge at the camp. Overnight stay at the hotel.
After breakfast, proceed for Dharamshala. It is a beautiful hill town that houses a large population of Tibetan refugees and a popular destination amidst foreign tourists. En-route visit Baijnath Shiv Temple at Baijnath, Palampur Tea Estates and Chamunda Devi Temple. Upon arrival to Dharamshala, check in to the hotel. You can stroll around in the evening on your own. Overnight stay at hotel.
After breakfast visit Bhudhist Monastery, Bhagsunag Temple. Also visit Dal Lake, Kangra Fort, Jwalamukhi Devi Temple, Tea Gardens and Bhagsu waterfalls. For those looking for some adrenaline pumping activity, activities such as Paragliding, Camping and Trekking in Triund and Kareri Lake are sure to sustain these adventure urges. Do try and watch a Cricket match at HCPA stadium here. Enjoy the scenic beauty of Dharamshala. Later drive to Dalhousie. Check in to the hotel. Overnight stay at the hotel.
After having breakfast, visit Khajjiar (Khajjiar is closed some time in Dec-Jan due to heavy snow) the mini Switzerland (with lush green forests and grazing lands all around, Khajjiar is a perfect retreat for the eyes and soul), Kalatop, Satdhara and Gandhi Chowk. Some other well-known attractions which you can cover are the scenic landscape of Bakrota Hill, Pangi View and Bathri View. You can also visit the waterfalls of Subhash Baoli, Satdhara- 7 springs blessed with medicinal properties and Panjpulla- a memorial with 5 bridges. Overnight stay at the hotel.
After breakfast in the morning, drive to Chandigarh. Upon arrival to Chandigarh, transferred to hotel and get freshen up. Later visit the local markets and area around the hotel. Or take a boat ride or an evening walk at Sukhna Lake and Nada Sahib. Overnight stay in hotel.
After having breakfast, drive to Delhi. Upon arrival to Delhi, transfer to the international airport for the flight to onward destination.