Our most recommended things to do in Himachal Pradesh

Historical Tour, Kangra fort &Rock cut temple from Dharmasla

1. Historical Tour, Kangra fort &Rock cut temple from Dharmasla

Your guide meets you at your hotel in Mcleodgang/Dharamshala to begin your tour to Kangra, heading first to Masroor Rock Cut Temple.On the way, you'll pass the Kangra Valley and a local village, where you can get a glimpse of the natural beauty of the area and daily activities of the local people. The Masroor Rock Cut Temple complex is dedicated to Rama, Laxmana, and Sita, gods from the time of Mahabharata whose stone images are worshiped by Hindu devotees who come from around the world. The temple complex is built on a water pond and situated on a hill with panoramic views of the terrain beyond, including the snowy peaks of the Dhauladhar Range. The Kangra Fort was built by the royal Rajput family of Kangra State (the Katoch dynasty), which traces its origins to the ancient Trigarta Kingdom, mentioned in the Mahabharata epic. It is the largest fort in the Himalayas and probably the oldest dated fort in India. The fort of Kangra resisted Akbar’s siege in 1615. However, Akbar’s son Jehangir successfully subdued the fort in 1620, forcing the submission of the Raja of Chamba, “the greatest of all the rajas in the region. Brajreshwari Devi Temple,A legend says that after Goddess Sati sacrificed herself in the honor of Lord Shiva in her Fathers Yagya. Shiva took her body on his shoulder and started Tandav. In order to stop him from destroying the world Lord Vishnu divided the body of Sati into 51 parts with his Chakra. The left breast of Sati fell at this spot, thus making it a Shakti Peeth.The original temple was built by the Pandavas at the time of Mahabharatha. Explore the local market in Kangra for some time to browse local goods that make great gifts and souvenirs. When your tour ends, you will be taken back to your hotel.

Private 6 hrs Mcleodganj & Dharamshala City Tour

2. Private 6 hrs Mcleodganj & Dharamshala City Tour

Your Guide/driver will meet you at hotel as per scheduled time. Later on get ready for city sightseeing. Visit following Places. Naddi Village is a beautiful spot in the serene setting of Himachal and is the abode of beauty. At an altitude of 7152 ft. from the sea level this amazing village is a well-known place for its trekking experiences and is visited by thousands of travellers every year. Bhagsu Nag Temple;Popular for a waterfall and an ancient temple, tourists need to trek to reach the waterfall. St. John in the Wilderness is a Church of North India church dedicated to John the Baptist built in 1852, located near Dharamshala. Dal Lake; One such natural wonder is the famous Dal Lake that has become as popular in Dharamshala as the primitive and infamous Dal Lake of Kashmir. Dalai Lama Temple Complex. This place, also called "Little Lhasa of Tibet" in Upper Dharamshala is known world-wide, such as His Holiness the Dalai Lama resides here. The main temple is where He gives teachings several times a year. Mcleodganj Market ,McLeodganj is famous for its culture, crafts, etc. and tourists flock in from different parts of the world to experience it and be a part of it. Norbulingka believes in the preservation and continuation of Tibetan art through self-sustaining means. Under the guidance of talented masters, we endow artists and craftspeople with ancestral knowledge, providing jobs to a community of over 300 Tibetans. We invite visitors to come and explore our beautiful campus and witness firsthand the splendor of Tibetan art. The Gyuto Monastery is one of the most famous monasteries and specializes in the study of Tantric meditation, Tantric ritual arts and Buddhist philosophy. It was founded in Tibet in 1474 by the main disciple of the first Dalai Lama, Jetsun Kunga Dhondup. The smallest tea region of India, Dharamshala has beautifully lined and organized tea gardens across the Kangra Valley. It is known for its good quality tea

India: eSim Mobile Data Plan

3. India: eSim Mobile Data Plan

Make your trip to India hassle-free with your convenient eSIM. Stay connected on your travels with high-speed coverage in India. Purchase and install your eSIM anytime and anywhere, and choose from a variety of data packages, validity options, and coverage in additional countries. Simply scan the eSIM QR code to access all your essential apps on your trip. Avoid the trouble of managing multiple SIMs with this zero-waste solution. Get one eSIM per device and top up by simply buying and activating additional eSIM plans as you go. Once activated, your coverage will begin according to your selected duration. Most devices released after 2019 are compatible with eSIM (e.g. iPhone XR, XS of models beyond, Google Pixel 4 and beyond). If you are unsure, please check the compatibility guideline photo to confirm eligibility. If you can not connect to the internet after install this eSIM, please follow the Self Help Troubleshooting Guide in your GYG voucher. Carriers to use: Jio

From Delhi: Delhi to Shimla Kufri Tour Package

4. From Delhi: Delhi to Shimla Kufri Tour Package

Day 01: Delhi Shimla On the first day of your Delhi Shimla weekend tour our driver will receive you from your hotel/airport in Delhi. Early morning start your drive to Shimla which is around 340 km from Delhi and took around 8 hours to reach there. En –route enjoy the hill drive and the scenic views of nature. Upon reaching enjoy your lavish dinner and stay overnight at your hotel. Day 02: Shimla After enjoying the sumptuous breakfast start your full day tour of Shimla. First of all visit the famous Jakhu Temple which is dedicated to lord Hanuman. Then head towards the visit of the Christ church which is built during the British era. Now the time comes to visit the Ridge Maidan where you will enjoy the snow activities and it’s always surrounded with so many tourists. In the evening enjoy the visit of Mall Road which is a paradise for shopping lovers. Here you will buy the best woolen clothing’s such as shawls, jackets etc. Also you will buy here souvenirs for your family and relatives. Enjoy the street foods and local famous cuisines of hill stations and spend your quality time. Return back to your hotel for overnight stay, Day 03: Shimla Kufri Chail This day after breakfast you will move to visit the nearby hill station which is always full of snow and activities also visit chail which is also a beautiful hill station of Himachal, at kufri you will enjoy skiing, Horse ride, Yak rides etc. If you are interested you will also enjoy trekking up to Mahasu peak. After the full day excursion tour you will return back to your hotel. Stay overnight at your hotel. Day 04: Shimla Delhi In the morning after breakfast you will start your drive towards to Delhi. Upon reaching Delhi you will be transferred to the airport to catch your flight for the onwards journey.

Guided Kora Circuit & Walking Tour Around McLeod Ganj

5. Guided Kora Circuit & Walking Tour Around McLeod Ganj

Your Guide will meet you at Main square of McLeod Ganj market. Your walking tour will start from McLeod Ganj Market towards Dalai lama complex.Mcleodganj is home to spirituality, Himalayan experiences, adventures, and for sightseeing. It is not only famous for its scenic beauty, but the place is also known for Tibetan culture and shopping here would be the best opportunity. Grab this deal and head for an amazing guided walking tour. Tsuglag Khang, also known as Dalai Lama's Temple complex, is the home for His Holiness Dalai Lama. It is among the world renowned religious centers and is thronged by Buddhist pilgrims throughout the year. Tsuglagkhang Monastery is beautifully built structure. This is more like a temple along with being a residential complex for His Holiness and his followers. Kora walk in Dharamshala, one of the greatest Tibetan settlements in India. In this Online Experience, I will take you on this Tibetan holy walk around the Dalai Lama's residence and monastery situated on a hill above the town of Dharamshala. Here, we will meet some locals, as well as monks and nuns from the monastery, and walk and chant the holy mantras with them. McLeodganj is famous for its culture, crafts, etc. and tourists flock in from different parts of the world to experience it and be a part of it. The shopping experience in McLeodganj is worth remembering, provided you know how to bargain and purchase the local items of the place such as Tibetan mats and carpets. Your Guide will assist you for shopping activities. Here you tour ends with unforgettable memories.

Guided Village walk with Stories in Dharamsala

6. Guided Village walk with Stories in Dharamsala

Meet your guide at meeting point (Naddi main Square).McLeod Ganj is beautiful tourist town with lots of tourism activities. But if some one likes to explore some real local life and culture, you need to go to a village outside of town. This hike is set amidst the beautiful backdrop of the snow-clad Dhauladhar range (part of Himalayas) and offers one of the best views you can get in the region. Our guide will be with you through out the hike, ensuring plenty of stops along the way for refueling and for engaging conversations. With dense forests of deodar and pine, this hike presents a wonderful trail to meander through. Nearby snowline, a mountain river stream along side and crispy cool mountain breeze add to the beauty. During the hike you will get a chance to visit a village home, have face to face interaction with family, understand their daily routine, lifestyle and culture. Also you will have ample opportunities for nice photography with Nature and locals. After spending quality time in the lap of nature and Dhauladhar ranges, your guide will drive you back to the meeting point.

Dharamshala Dalhousie Tour from Amritsar

7. Dharamshala Dalhousie Tour from Amritsar

Day 01: Amritsar - Dalhousie We will receive you from Amritsar hotel/ airport and your drive starts for Dalhousie which is around 200 km and you need minimum 4 to 5 hours to reach there. Dalhousie is the most famous tourists place in Himachal Pradesh famous for the colonial era, churches, and snow capped mountains. Evening visit the Famous churches and some Scottish architecture famous in Dalhousie. Stay overnight at hotel. Day 02: Dalhousie - Khajjiar-Dalhousie After breakfast you will head towards the popular place of Khajjiar which is located on the distance of 1 hour. This natural place is also known for its pristine beauty green grass land and big mountains and pine trees in the back drop. Also visit the sathdhara falls, Panchpula where five streams of water connect with each other and the Ajit singh smarak. Return back to your hotel in Dalhousie. Stay overnight at hotel. Day 03: Dalhousie - Dharamshala This day after breakfast your will be driven towards for Dharamshala which is 120 km and it takes three and half hour to reach as you are driving down to the mountain ranges. Dharamshala is a world famous town known for its Buddhist culture, monasteries and Buddhist temples. In the evening stroll through the monasteries and Dharamshala stadium. Stay overnight at hotel. Day 04: Dharamshala In the morning visit the Bhagsunath temple and Bhagsunath Lake which is the ancient stops of this town. Then after you will head to Mc leodganj where you will visit Dalai lama house and monasteries, Dal lake and tibbet market famous for shopping. Stay overnight at hotel. Day 05: Dharamshala-Amritsar After the healthy breakfast you will be driven back to Amritsar which is 210 kilometer from Dharamshala. Upon reaching Amritsar we will drop you to your hotel/ airport.

From Delhi: Delhi to Manali Tour Package

8. From Delhi: Delhi to Manali Tour Package

Day 01: Delhi - Manali (550 KM) 10 TO 11 HRS JOURNEY On arrival at Delhi airport you will be received by us and your drive continue towards the beautiful hill station of Himachal Pradesh. Manali is the most beautiful destination of north India which is always full of tourists from different parts of India. Its cool atmosphere provides a perfect relax to skip the hot temperate of summers in north India. Manali is also home for the adventure sports like skiing, hiking, Biking, Trekking and mountaineering. On arrival check in to your luxury hotel located between the snow Peak Mountains with breathtaking view. Overnight stay at hotel in Manali. Day 02: Manali In the morning after enjoying your breakfast start your local manali tour by visiting Old and New Manali. Visit the Buddhist monastery, Hadimba devi temple, Manu Temple, Museum of Himachal culture and folk art etc. where you will click the best pictures with Yak and Big rabbits. Your evening is ready to explore the famous mall road of Manali which is a paradise for shopping lovers. Here you will lots of food joints which serving local and north Indian cuisines. Return back to your hotel for overnight stay. Day 03: Manali This day is dedicated to enjoy the visit of the beautiful glacier Rohtang Pass. This place is closed during winter season in that case tourists will visit the Solang valley where you will enjoy the adventure sports and activities. This will be a full day excursion as Rohtang pass is 50 km away from Manali. Evening explore yourself in the local markets of Manali which is famous for shawls, blankets and jackets. Stay overnight at your hotel. Day 04: Manali - Delhi After check out from the hotel and you will be driven to Delhi, on arrival in Delhi our driver will drop you at the Airport in Delhi.

Shimla tour package from Delhi 2 Nights 3 Days by Volvo

9. Shimla tour package from Delhi 2 Nights 3 Days by Volvo

Day 01 - Delhi-Shimla Delhi / Shimla Overnight journey by A/c Himsuta Volvo Bus Boarding at : ISBT Kashmiri Gate Delhi Reporting time at : 8 PM, Departure time at : 8.30 PM Day 02- Shimla Sightseeing On arrival check in to the hotel. Afternoon half day local sight seeing of Shimla. Afternoon half day city tour visiting Indian Institute Of Advanced Studies, Sankat Mochan Temple, Kali Bari Temple, Summer Hills and Jakhu Temple. Evening free to explore the famous Mall of Shimla Overnight at hotel Jakhoo Temple Jakhoo Temple is an ancient temple in Shimla, dedicated to Hindu deity, Hanuman. It is situated on Jakhoo Hill, 2.5 km /1.3 miles east from the Ridge, Shimla at a height of 2,455 m above sea level The Ridge The Ridge road is a large open space, located in the heart of Shimla, the capital city of Himachal Pradesh, India. The Ridge is the hub of all cultural activities of Shimla. Christ Church Christ Church, Shimla, is the second oldest church in North India, after St John's Church in Meerut. It is a parish in the Diocese of Amritsar in the Church of North India The Mall Mall Road is the main street in Shimla, the capital city of Himachal Pradesh, India. Constructed during British colonial rule, the Mall road is located a level below the ridge. Day 03 - Shimla- Kufri - Naldhera Full day excursion tour of Kufri & Naldehra. Kufri is a beautiful picnic spot near Shimla and Naldehra famous for its Golf Course and Natural Beauty. Evening back to Hotel. Over Night stay in Hotel Green Valley View Green Valley is a picnic spot in Shimla, the summer capital of India during the British regime. It lies on National Highway 22, 7 km away from Shimla on the way to Kufri Hill station. This site is easily noticeable for those who are travelling from Shimla to Kufri. As the name suggests this valley surrounded by small mountains with pine forests is as green as one can imagine. Kufri Kufri is a small hill station in Shimla district of Himachal Pradesh state in India. It is located 13 km from the state capital Shimla on the National Highway No.22. The name Kufri is derived from the word kufr meaning "lake" in the local language. Adventure Resort, Adventure Resorts New Kufri HIMACHAL’S FIRST ADVANCED AMUSEMENT PARK surrounded with great Hiking, skiing, beautiful scenes and loads of adventure that’s all about Kufri Fun campus. which is famous for Zip Line 200M,Swing it, Mini Skater, Kangaroo Jump, Wave Train, Smash Car etc.. Naldhera Naldehra is a very quaint and serene town in Himachal Pradesh. It is of course, known for its 9 hole golf course. It is the best place for you to visit if you think you can splurge a little. However, if you do not want to visit the place for Golf, then you can easily take a walk or hire a pony around te course. It is a lush green expanse and if you have kids going along wit you, they are going to love it. Day 04- Shimla - Delhi After breakfast check out from Hotel and transfer to Shimla Bus stands to board Volvo Bus for Delhi ( Day Journey by Volvo Bus) Note: Please note that Hotel Check-In and Check-Out time is 12:00 PM

Private 6 hrs Shimla City Tour

10. Private 6 hrs Shimla City Tour

Your Driver will Pick up from City centre Hotel and Take you for local city tour. You will visit following places.. 1) Jakhu Temple : Jakhu Temple is an ancient temple dedicated to Hindu deity Hanuman.According to mythology, a deadly arrow injured Lord Rama's brother Lakshmana when he was fighting the battle with the demon king Ravana. In order to save his life, when lord Hanuman was moving towards Himalayas to get Sanjeevani herb. 2). Annadale Annandale is a serene location of Shimla replete with mesmerizing vistas, a sporty golf club, an Indian Army Museum, a Cactus museum and a tranquil aura to spellbind you with. It has been a playground for British in pre-independence times and is a central destination to travel around in Shimla. 3 ).Christ Church Shimla is the second oldest church in North India. The majestic appearance of the church and its stunning location makes it one of the top places to visit in Shimla.The church was designed in neo-gothic style in 1844 by J.T. Boileau but it was consecrated after 1857. 4) The Ridge It is situated along the Mall Road which is the famous shopping center of Shimla.Several major places of Shimla like Lakkar Bazaar, Mall, Scandal Point, Jakhu Hill, etc. are connected through the Ridge. 5).Gaiety Heritage Cultural Complex it is situated on Mall road, Shimla. The Gaiety Heritage Cultural Complex is a heritage building and was a centre for all the theatrical, cultural and literary events of the British. 6) Kali Bari Temple it is one of the popular pilgrim centers and famous tourist places to visit in Shimla.The Temple of Kali Bari was constructed in 1845 by Ram Charan Bhramachari, a Bengali Brahmin on Jakhu Hill. This is one of the oldest temples in Shimla and is held in high veneration by the town's Hindu community. 7) State Museum The history of the building dates back to the colonial times when it was the private residence of Lord William Beresford. He was the Military Secretary to the then Viceroy of India, Lord William Bentinck. When he left India, the mansion was inhabited by Sir Edwin Collan and thereafter by Sir Edward Law. 8) Lakkar Bazaar (as the name suggests, Lakkar is derived from the Hindi word, ‘Lakri’, meaning wood), which is the famous hub for the wooden crafts market in Shimla. A person who is more into street haul rather than going for a brand, Lakkar Bazaar is an ideal place to shop in. 9) Vice Regal Lodge it also known as Rashtrapati Niwas is located on the Observatory Hills of Shimla, Himachal Pradesh, India. The lodge is one the best places to visit in Shimla city. It was formerly the residence of the British Viceroy of India Lord Dufferin.

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