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Shimla Kulu Manali Chandigarh Kurukshetra : Tour 13


Every Mon & Fri : Dep. 06.00 AM Arr. Sun & Thur 10.00 PM
Place to Visit :  
Shimla Kufri Manali
Gulaba& Rohtang Pass Manikaran Kulu
Pinjore Garden Chandigarh Kurukshetra
Shimla - The capital city of Himachal Pradesh, Shimla is a quaint little hill station nestled in the Shivalik hills. The city derives its name from the name of Goddess Kali, Shyamala. It was discovered by the British for a perfect escape from the scorching heat of the plains. Shimla offers the picturesque set of its treasured natural gifts to its tourists, such as, pine clad hills, beautiful valleys and waterfalls. Shimla has its own colonial charm too.

Kufri - Great hiking, skiing, some beautiful scenes and a cool environment that's what Kufri is all about. In the winters Kufri attracts ski-lovers from all across the world.

Manali - Manali derived its name from Manavalaya meaning the abode of Manu or "Home of Manu" and here, the temples are treated as pilgrimages. It is an important hill station of northern India with high mountains covered by silent snows and deep boulder strewn gorges. The thick forest full of cool breezes, fields of wild flowers, and apple orchards give it an enchanting beauty.

Gulaba & Rohtang Pass - Situated about 50-km from Manali town, at an altitude of 4,111m on the highway to Keylong, is the Rohtang Pass. There is a beautiful Dasohar Lake left of the Pass. The Pass, which provides the only access to the Lahaul Valley, is open from June to November each year. Snowfall is, however, unpredictable and blizzards can close the Pass even during this period. Here one sees the majesty of the mountains at its height and splendour. A few km away from the pass is the Sonapani glacier and, slightly to the left are the twin peaks of Gaypan-jagged pyramid of rock, snow streaked and snow crowned.

Manikaran - 45 kms. from Kullu, here are hot sulphur springs which bubble next to the icy waters of the Parvati river. The place is revered by the both Hindus and Sikhs. The route finally reaches the Pin Parvati Pass, which opens into the Sutlej Valley.

Kullu Valley - The Valley of Gods is perhaps the most delightful region in the Western Himalayas and is now the district headquarters of the valley but is not the main tourist centre. It was once known as Kulanthpitha- "the end of the habitable world”. This town has long been a centre of faith and is famous for its temples and the annual Dussehra festival.

Pinjore Garden - also called Yadavindra Gardens are 20 km from Chandigarh, 15 km from Panchkula, on the Chandigarh Shimla Road has great historical significance. It was designed by Fidai khan, a cousin of Aurangzeb. It is one of the most popular picnic spots of this entire region. According to Hindu mythology, the Pandava brothers rested at this place during their exile. The gardens are laid out over more than 100 acres on a sloping site with fountains and pavilions. A mini zoo, plants nursery, a Japanese garden, historic palaces, picnic lawns and Guest house offer tourists great options for leisure in this small city around garden. Especially at weekends, fountains are switched on and after dusk, lights glorify the beauty of historical palaces by night.

Chandigarh - The present capital city of the States of both Punjab and Haryana is the first planned city of India. However, it does not belong to either of the States. It is a Union Territory, administered by the Government of India. The city is very modern and has derived its name from a temple on the slope of the Sivalik hill, Chandi Mandir (deity Chandi, goddess of power), and a fort or "garh" beyond the temple, called Chandigarh.

Rose Garden - This is Asiaps largest rose garden, Zakir Gulab Bag spread out over 30 acres of land, in sector 16. Here bloom 50,000 rose-trees of 1600 species. One can only see the flowers and cannot pluck them.

Rock Garden - This magic garden is another attraction for travelers built by Nekchand, with multicoloured pieces of useless stones and other throwaway.

Sukhna Lake - This 3-square-kilometre rain fed lake created in 1958 by damming the Sukhna Choe, is a seasonal stream coming down from the Shivalik Hills. Serious ‘walkers' pursue an exercise regime and families enjoy an evening stroll. It attracts migratory birds from lands as far as Siberia and elsewhere.

Kurukshetra- The ancient land of Kurukshetra is regarded as the birthplace of one of the greatest religions of the world, Hinduism. It is the land where the sage Manu penned his 'Manusmriti' and where learned 'rishis' compiled the Rig Veda and Sama Veda. Kurukshetra, named after the great sage king Kuru, is also the site of the epic battle of Mahabharata. It was graced with the visits of Lord Krishna, the Buddha and the Sikh gurus.


Day-1 Delhi   Dep. 6.00 A.M.
Shimla Arr. 3.00 P.M. (Rest for 2 hrs.
Free for local Visit's & Shopping)

Night Halt
Day-2 Shimla Kufri, The Mall, Clock Tower etc.
Dep. 9.00 A.M.
Night Halt
Arr. 3.00 P.M. (Rest for 2 hrs. Free for local Visit's & Shopping)
Dep. 6.00 A.M.

Night Halt
Rohtang Pass / Gulaba & Manali Local Visits Dep. 8.00 A.M.
Night Halt
Day-5 Manali
Manikaran / Kullu or Manali
Dep. 7.00 A.M.
Night Halt
Day-6 Kullu or Manali Dep. 7.00 A.M.
Chandigarh Arr. 3.00 P.M.
Rose Garden, Sukhana Lake, Pinjore Garden

Night Halt
Arr. 11.00 A.M. Sight Seeing
Dep. 9.00 A.M.
Dep. 5.00 P.M.
Delhi Arr. 10.00 P.M.

Fares Detail Ac Deluxe ` Ac Volvo `
Child with (5 - 11 yrs ) without bed ` 14,800/- ` 15,000/-
Adult on twin sharing basis ` 17,300/- ` 17,500/-
Adult on triple sharing basis ` 16,800/- ` 17,000/-
Single Adult in a room ` 20,300/- ` 20,500/-
Ac accommodation is given at Chandigarh & rest all non Ac accommodation.


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