Shimla Manali Tour 12 Days/11 Nights!
Experience the best of Himachal Pradesh on a 12-day Shimla Manali Tour. Explore Delhi’s historical and cultural landmarks before venturing to Shimla and indulging in a full day of sightseeing, including visits to the revered Jakhu and Tara Devi temples. Continue your journey to Manali, where you’ll be mesmerized by the awe-inspiring views from Rohtang Pass and captivated by the sacred Hadimba Temple. Discover the tranquility of Manikaran before immersing yourself in the serene beauty of Dharamshala, home to the Dalai Lama and the majestic Dhauladhar Himalayan range. Conclude your adventure in Amritsar, where the Golden Temple and the captivating Wagah border ceremony await. Immerse yourself in the natural wonders and cultural treasures of Himachal Pradesh on this enchanting tour.
Pricing Details for Shimla Manali Tour 12 Days/11 Nights
Choose the Ideal Car Option for Your Convenience:
• By A/C Toyota Etios or Swift Dzire Car + Driver: Rs. 71,600 ($862.01)
• By A/C Toyota Innova Crysta or Maruti Suzuki Ertiga Car: Rs. 91,400 ($1100.38)
• Legacy Upgraded Hotel – One double room per night, breakfast included. Price = Rs.6,000 ($72.68)
• Standard Budget Hotel – One double room per night, breakfast included. Price = Rs. 3,800 ($46.03)
• Extra Bed Cost is = Rs 1000 ($12.11)
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Tours Itinerary: Shimla Manali Tour 12 Days/11 Nights
Day 01: Arrive in Delhi – Welcoming You to the Vibrant Capital
You will be warmly greeted by your driver outside the arrival hall, who will assist you with your baggage and escort you to your hotel. Once you have settled into your comfortable room, you can plan a meeting time with your driver. Depending on your arrival time, you may choose to unwind and relax or embark on an exciting sightseeing adventure.
Day 02: Full Day Delhi City Tour – Immerse Yourself in the Rich Heritage
After a delicious breakfast at your hotel, your driver will meet you to commence a captivating city tour of both old and new Delhi. Explore the magnificent Mughal monuments such as the Red Fort, Jama Masjid, and Humayun’s Tomb. Witness the grandeur of British landmarks, including the iconic India Gate, President’s House, and the Government Secretariat. Finally, visit the famous Lotus Temple, the exquisite 12th-century Minaret-Qutub Minar, and Raj Ghat, the solemn site of Mahatma Gandhi’s cremation. Return to your hotel around 6pm, and if time permits, treat yourself to a movie at the air-conditioned Plaza or Regal Cinemas.
Day 03: Delhi to Shimla – Escaping to the Serene Hills
Leave the bustling city behind as you embark on a scenic journey to Shimla in a comfortable AC car. Enjoy a refreshing stopover at the picturesque Pinjore Gardens and explore the nearby Bhima Devi temple complex. Arrive in Shimla around 3:30 pm and settle in for a delightful evening.
Day 04: Shimla Full Day City Tour – Majestic Sights and Charming Streets
Embark on a sightseeing extravaganza in Shimla. Take a thrilling horse ride to Mahasu Peak and be rewarded with breathtaking panoramic views. Don’t miss the iconic Jahkoo and Tara Devi temples. Advance your stay by exploring Naldehra, Mal Road, or the vibrant local bazaar. Rest well in Shimla, anticipating another day of enchantment.
Day 05: Shimla to Manali – Journeying to Nature’s Paradise
Onward to Manali! Along the way, visit the Hanogi Mata temple, known for its famous swinging bridge suspended high above the river. Arrive in Manali and enjoy a free afternoon to explore the charming town or simply unwind amidst its serene ambiance.
Day 06: Manali City Tour – Embracing the Himalayan Wonder
Immerse yourself further in the beauty of Manali. Consider a trip to Rohtang Pass, where the drive to the Himalayas peaks at an impressive 4,111 meters (13,400 ft.). Marvel at the awe-inspiring views and perhaps embark on a trek to visit the majestic glaciers. On your return, visit the Hadimba Temple and explore the renowned apple orchards of Old Manali.
Day 07: Manali to Manikaran – Discovering Spiritual Tranquility
Today, venture to Manikaran, a significant pilgrimage site revered by both Hindus and Sikhs. Visit the healing hot springs or try your hand at trout fishing in the Beas River. Relish the peaceful atmosphere and connect with your spiritual side.
Day 08: Manikaran to Dharamshala – A Journey to Serenity
Head to Dharamshala, with a stopover at Baijnath to witness the grandeur of the famous Shiva Temple and the Camunda Devi temple. In the evening, arrive in McLeodGanj, a renowned Tibetan refuge and the residence of the Dalai Lama.
Day 09: Dharamshala Full Day City Tour – Immersing in Nature and Culture
Explore the wonders of Dharamshala and McLeodGanj. Visit the monasteries, including the Dalai Lama’s personal temple and residence. Indulge in a hike amidst the serene Dhauladhar Himalayan range. In the evening, wander through the vibrant marketplace filled with Tibetan stores and enticing restaurants.
Day 10: Dharamshala to Chandigarh – Enroute to the City of Gardens
Begin your drive to Chandigarh in the morning. Arrive in Chandigarh around 3:00 pm and check into your hotel. Discover the captivating Rock Garden, the vibrant Rose Garden, and the serene Sukhna Lake. Alternatively, explore the local bazaar and immerse yourself in the city’s charm.
Day 11: Chandigarh to Delhi – Farewell to the North, Captivating Memories Remain
At 8:00 am, your driver will meet you at your hotel as you embark on the journey back to Delhi. Arrive in Delhi around 1:00 pm and enjoy a half-day city tour to make the most of your time. Relish the final moments of your North India adventure in this bustling metropolis.
Day 12: Airport Drop-off – Fond Farewells and Safe Travels
Your driver will meet you at your hotel for a smooth transfer to the airport, according to your trip plan. Bid farewell to the captivating sights and experiences of Northern India, carrying cherished memories with you.
Inclusions/Services are Included In the Prices:
• Daily hotel breakfast (if your tour is booked with the option including hotels)
• 11 nights accommodation (if your tour is booked with the option including hotels)
• Meet and greet at your Delhi hotel or airport
• All fuel, border state taxes, parking fees, and road tolls tax
• On-call driver and private, air-conditioned car for 12 days
• Car types: four-seater car (for one to two people), six-seater car (for three to five people), ten-seater van (for six to ten people)
• All sightseeing with private local professional guides (if option chosen)
• All applicable hotel taxes – Hotel or airport pick-up and drop-off
• Bottles of mineral water and soft drinks during journeys
• Personal care and attention
• Pickup offered from airport, railway station, hotel, or any pickup location in Delhi, Noida, Gurugram
Exclusions/Services are Not Included In the prices:
• Meals and entrance fees to attractions (except if noted)
• Entrance fees are subject to change and can range from a few rupees to US $10
• Taj Mahal entrance fee is currently about US $20, while most are under US $5
Please note that driving times in parentheses are not guaranteed and do not include lunch, tea, photography, or bathroom breaks. Holiday hotel surcharge is applicable for Christmas Day and New Year’s Eve. Private Tour Packages with Lets Go India Tours always include your driver’s food and accommodation.
Driver’s Tipping – appreciating Quality Service:
Need some guidance about your friendly driver on how much tip to your driver for his 12 days of continual service? Gosh, this is awkward. Ask your driver, or anyone providing you a service in India and their answer will be “as you wish” which really isn’t helpful, is it? We’ll just tell you honestly that a typical tip is between Rs 700($8.48) and Rs 1000($12.11) per day, paid directly to the driver at the end of your trip.
For any communication before the confirmed services, we will contact you via email. You will receive complete contact instructions, including our home, business, and mobile numbers. Our driver will meet and greet you at the airport or hotel promptly on time for your pick-up. Should you encounter any difficulties during our service, feel free to contact Ramesh Kumar on his mobile phone at +91-9958675122 or +91-9818386226