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Explore Dhauladhar & Himalayas


Plan for a vacation this summer in the most gorgeous Shimla and Manali, an all-time favourite for the travellers in India and abroad. You may be a backpacker or a nature lover or a photo fanatic, Shimla and Manali will surely fascinate you with its superlative serene ambience, colonial buildings and the heritage sites.

Itinerary - 10 Nights 11 Days

Day 1 : Delhi- Shimla

Once you land at the Delhi international airport, our representative from Indian Panorama will receive you and assist for your onward journey to Shimla. Enjoy the scenic views throughout your journey. Check into the hotel and relax. Overnight stay in Shimla.

Day 2 : Shimla Sightseeing

Start your day with a day excursion to Kufri. Explore the beauty of Shimla, still retaining much of its colonial charm. The Ridge- from where you can see the whole Shimla, Christ church, Scandal point, Lower Bazaar, Jhakhu Temple-Located at the highest point of Shimla are the popular tourist attractions of Shimla. Also visit the most important British built building former vice regal Lodge now known as Indian institute of Advanced studies. Overnight stay at Shimla.

Day 3 : Shimla- Manali

This day you will be travelling to Manali - situated along the west side of Beas River, an ideal tourist destination offering treks & scenic walks through dense forest. En route you will see Pandoh Dam & serene Kullu valley. Reach Manali and check into the hotel. Rest of the day is at your leisure. Overnight stay in Manali.

Day 4 : Manali Sightseeing

Start your day exploring the New and Old Manali, dotted with interesting touristy locations like Hadimba temple, Vashisht temple known for its hot sulphur springs, Mall Road and the markets of Old Manali fascinating every traveller.Overnight stay in Manali

Day 5 : Manali Sightseeing

This day you will be visiting Solang Valley, where you have plenty of options to enjoy the activities on snow. Also visit Naggar Castle, a scenic location from where the panoramic view of Kullu Valley from both sides can be seen. Nicholas Roerich Art Gallery and Museum boasting impressive architecture, gallery of paintings by the popular Russian artist Nicholas Roerich is a popular location to visit. Overnight stay in Manali.

Day 6 : Manali- Dharamshala

Start your drive to Dharamshala, en-route visit Shiva Temple Baijnath. Continue the drive towards Dharamshala, risen to international repute as “The Little Lhasa in India”. And also the 14th residence of Dalai Lama. Stay overnight at Dharamshala.

Day 7 : Dharamshala Sightseeing

Start exploring the gorgeous locations of Dharamshala. Start with Mcleodganj, and visit Tibetan monastery, housing magnificent images of Lord Buddha, Padamsambhava and Avlokiteshwara. Explore the areas, stroll at the Tibetan market. Take a step towards Dharamkot- The sounds of mountain birds, the whistling of air through deodar tree leaves, will awaken all your senses. Later on, proceed to Dal Lake, spreading over one kilometre area surrounded with deodar and Rhododendron trees. Stay overnight at Dharamshala.

Day 8 : Dharamshala- Dalhousie

Post breakfast, depart Dharamshala and proceed to Dalhousie. Reach Dalhousie, popular for the most picturesque cricket stadium in the world. Enjoy the breath taking views of the region surrounded by Dhauladhar Mountain Ranges. Overnight stay in Dalhousie.

Day 9 : Dalhousie Sightseeing

Dalhousie is a haven for those who want to relax in solitude. Kalatop, Daikund and Panchpula are some of the interesting locations to visit in Dalhousie. Opting for horse riding is an ideal way to explore this gorgeous hill station. Overnight stay at Dalhousie.

Day 10 : Dalhousie- Khajjiar-Amritsar

This day, you will start your drive from Dalhousie towards Amritsar. On your way, visit Khajjiar, popular as Gulmarg of Himachal Pradesh, loaded with Nature, Wildlife and Adventure. Post lunch, resume your journey to Amritsar. In the evening you will witness the lowering of flags ceremony before the sunset at the Bagah- Attari border.Overnight stay in Amritsar

Day 11 : Amritsar Departure

The last day of your tour starts with a visit to the most popular Golden Temple. Guru-Ka-Langar, is a dining room located at the southeast end of the temple complex where an estimated 60,000 to 80,000 pilgrims a day come to eat after praying at the Golden Temple. The food served here is vegetarian to ensure that all people can eat together here, as equals. Later in the evening, based on your departure schedule, you will be assisted to get transferred to the airport. Tour Ends with Beautiful Memories !

FAQ for Temple Tour of Down south India

South Tourism specializes in offering tailor made tour packages. The tour plans suggested can be customized based on your interests and requirements. Our tour planners well versed in crafting tour packages will assist you for the same. In case of any changes in the fixed tour plans to be made kindly reach us at [email protected]

Most of the drivers in South Tourism have been with us for more than a decade. They speak English and many of them are able to manage communications in Hindi also. We call our drivers as “Captains” and they do give their best. Our captains are experts in the routes they are assigned and they can give you value added information whenever required.

No such cases with our clients has been reported so far all these years. We at South Tourism have our own large fleet of vehicles ranging from Sedans to Coaches and Large Coaches. None of the vehicles in the fleet is more than three years old. All the vehicles are well maintained and air conditioned following the norms enforced by the Government from time to time. Every client of South Tourism is assured of a hassle free travel throughout their tour with us.

Generally, while booking a tour with us, every client can choose the hotel from the list of options displayed. Based on your choice, the hotel bookings will be done. Any amendments in that can be clarified with the tour planner directly after the bookings are made.

Our expert team of customer care division in every region of South Tourism will be the ideal persons to fix the issues during your tour with us. Whenever required, the customer care executive will escalate the issue to the other expert in the team to get it fixed at the earliest possibility.

Twin Sharing is two single beds in a room. Whereas, Double Sharing is either a King Sized or Queen Sized bed which can accommodate two adults. Based on your requirements, either of them can be availed.