- Tours available throughout the year
- 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: This hill station is famous for its trekking and hiking trails. It is also known for nature parks and picnic spots. It also has a Potato Research Institute.
- Manali: Manali is a popular hill station in northern India with snow covered mountains, thick forests full of cool breeze, fields of wild flowers and acres and acres of apple orchards growing in the vicinity. Places for visiting in Manali include the following...
- Arjuna Gufa: Located on the left bank of Beas River near Prini Village, This cave is named after Arjuna, as it is believed that Arjuna practiced austerities to get Pashupata Ashtra; a weapon from Lord Indra.
- Hadimba Temple: Built in the 16th century, this 4 story wooden temple is renowned for its delicately carved entrances. It is situated in the middle of a forest called the Dhungiri Van Vihar.
- Jagat Sukh: Located just 6 kilometers from Manali, it is a renowned Shiva Temple built in 'Shikara' style. It has temples dedicated to Lord Shiva and Sandhya Gayatri.
- Kothi: It is tranquil and pleasant spot located at the base of the Rohtang pass, situated just 12 kilometers away from the town of Manali.
- Manu Temple: Manali was named after the sage Manu who was the maker of human race on the earth and it is believed that he meditated here. This is believed to be the only temple of Manu in India.
- Monasteries: Manali is known for its shiny Gompas/Buddhist monasteries. It is sustained by donations from the local community and by selling hand-woven carpets in the temple workshop.
- Rahala Waterfalls: Located around 16 kilometers from Manali at the beginning of the climb to Rohtang Pass, the beautiful Rahala Falls is situated at an altitude of 2,501 m above the sea level.
- Rohtang Pass: Situated about 50 kilometers from Manali town, at an altitude of 4,111 meters above sea level, This Pass which offers the only waypoint to the Lahaul Valley, is open from June to November every year. Situated a few kilometers away is the Sona-pani glacier and, it is a must visit for its snow capped beauty.
- Manikaran: Located just 45 kilometers from Kullu, this place has hot sulphur springs which create steaming bubbles next to the icy waters of Parvati River. Revered by both Hindus and Sikhs, this is an important destination in the tour.
- Kullu Valley: This town has been a centre of faith for a very long time and is also renowned for its temples and the Dussehra festival that opens during the month of Dussehra every month.
- Pinjore Garden: This place is situated hardly 20 kilometers from Chandigarh and 15 kilometers from Panchkula. This is one of the most popular picnic spots in this entire region. Spread in more than a 100 acres, this garden houses a mini zoo, plants nursery, Japanese garden, historic palaces, picnic lawns and Guest houses to offer tourists a variety of entertainment options.
- Chandigarh: A union territory which is also the state capital of both Haryana and Punjab, this city holds the distinction of being the first urban city in India. A well spread out city with ample greens everywhere, this place offers many tourist destinations that are a must visit. These destinations include...
- Rose Garden: The largest Rose garden in Asia, it is spread in over 30 acres of land in sector 16. Here one can see 50,000 rose-plants with as many as 1600 species.
- Rock Garden: This magic garden is another attraction for travelers built by Nekchand, with multi-colored pieces of useless stones and other throwaway.
- Sukhna Lake: This 3-square-kilometres 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: This place is believed to be the birthplace of one of the greatest religions of the world, Hinduism. Legend has that it was here that Manu wrote down 'Manusmriti' and the learned 'Rishi-Munis' compiled the Rig Veda and Saam Veda. This 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.
A HILL STATION TOUR OF THE NORTH
Destinations covered in the tour...
Shimla; Kufri; Manali; Rohtang Pass; Manikaran; Kullu, Pinjore Garden; Chandigarh; Kurukshetra