About This Itinerary
Himachal Pradesh is a northern Indian state in the Himalayas. It's home to scenic mountain
towns and resorts such as Dalhousie. Host to the Dalai Lama, Himachal Pradesh has a strong
Tibetan presence. This is reflected in its Buddhist temples and monasteries, as well as its vibrant
Tibetan New Year celebrations. The region is also well known for its trekking, climbing and
Arrival Kullu Airport - Manali
Arrival at Kullu airport , upon arrival you will be picked up from the airport and will be transferred to Manikaran for River rafting and Manikaran Local sightseeing, Manikaran - Hot springs - Gurudwara Manikaran, Vaishno Devi Temple-Kullu, Kullu Rafting point, KulluTibetan Market. Manali Mall Road.(Activities: Bath in Manikaran Hot spring, Kullu River rafting, Gurudward & temple darshan, purchase in Tibetan Market/Mall Rd.) Post the day activities take good rest in Hotel and by evening explore the Local Markets of Manali
Manali Local Sightseeing, Solang Valley and Gulaba Valley Tour
After breakfast get ready for half day city tour and also visiting Solang Valley and Gulaba Valley start your drive visiting Hadimba Devi Temple ( Hadimba Devi Temple is made by wooden temple is located in the middle of forest Van Vihar), Vashisht Village and Tibetan-Monastery. After sight-seeing proceed to Snow Point (location of snow point will depend on local weather conditions, permissions from local authority, etc). On return, visit Solang Valley. You can opt for adventure sports like Paragliding, Zorbing, and Skiing (subject to snow).Overnight Stay in Manali
Day Excursion to Hampta Pass
After breakfast,start your drive towards Hampta pass. The village of Hampta is unique as it is full of snow accessible to all by road. The snow point can be reached by just getting out of your vehicle.With snow all around and many snow activities to engage in, a day trip to Hampta offers much more than one can ask for.The drive to Hampta takes about half an hour from Manali and meanders on the mountains of Pir Panjal range. Visit Snow line,Hampta Pass (Panduropa, Sethan village, Allain Dhnengal Hydro electric Project, Jobra camp- For 2 hour trekking) For people who like to just laze around in the bright sunshine in the snow, it is the perfect spot. For the adventure junkies in you, Hampta offers some exquisite and hidden trails to explore along with activities like skiing.Drive back to Manali. Dinner and Overnight stay in Manali
Manali - Kullu - Baijnath - Palampur
After breakfast , check-out from the hotel and we will proceed towards Kangra District, enroute we will be visiting Kangra fort and we will be taking halt at Bir Billing for Paragliding , then proceed towards Baijnath Shiva temple located in Kangra district and was built in 1204 AD by two local merchants named Ahuka and Manyuka It is dedicated to Lord Shiva as Vaidyanath , ‘the Lord of physicians’, after visiting Baijnath Shiva Temple we will continue our drive towards Palampur tea garden,Palampur is the tea capital of northwest India but tea is just one aspect that makes Palampur a special interest place.Overnight Stay in Palampur
Palampur - Dalhousie
After breakfast , proceed towards your transfer to Dalhousie, enroute visiting kangra fort , palampur taragarh fort and gopalpur zoo en route the Dharamshala – Palampur road. It is surrounded by the Dhauladhar Range of the Himalayas. The zoo is adorned with maple trees, horse chestnut trees, chill and greenery.Overnight stay in Dalhousie
Dalhousie Local Sightseeing
After breakfast , proceed towards day's excursion to Panchpula and halt at Satdhara en routePost breakfast, you will head over to Panchpula for a day’s excursion. Panchpula, as the name suggests, means five bridges and is renowned for its pleasant weather and glistening water streams. The brilliant fusion of nature’s various gems makes Panchpula a delight for the eyes. While on your way, you will halt at Satdhara Falls where you can enjoy nature at its best. Once you are back to the hotel, gorge on the delicious night meal before calling it a day. Visit Satdhara Falls either while going or while returning from Panchpula. Sunsets are mesmerizing at the falls, so we suggest a visit during the return trip.
Dalhousie - Dharamshala
After breakfast, check-out from Hotel and you will be transferred to Dharamshala , today we will be visiting Bhagsu Nag, Kangra Art Gallery, various Tibetan monasteries, and many other tourist places, and Dharamshala Cricket Stadium one of the highest sports grounds in the world,then proceed towards War Museum and Kargil war memorial built to commemorate the memory of those who fought valiantly for the honor of their motherland.Post Lunch start your drive towards Dal lake, St;John Church & Mcleodganj & Norbulingka Institute. Night stay at Overnight Stay in Dharamshala.
You will check-out from your hotel, after having breakfast. From there on, a representative will assist you with your transfer back to Dharamshala airport. Enroute visiting Gyuto Tantric Monastery With the scenic road trip, your memorable family trip to Himachal will also come to an end.