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Himachal Ecstasy Tour

Overview

Immerse yourself in a full week of Himalayan Ecstasy with this Himachal Ecstasy tour package. Spanning 7 days and 6 nights, this weeklong Himachal tour introduces you to the top hotspots of Kullu, Manali, McLeodganj and their neighbouring attractions.

The Hilly folk are god-fearing people and atop each hill, you will find many temples and monasteries, some dating back centuries to the times when these hills were under the rule of powerful kings. Join them in their beliefs and pay your respects to the presiding deities of Hadimba Devi Temple, Manu Temple and Tibetan Monasteries in Manali, the temples of Manikaran, and Jawalamukhi Temple, Chintpurni Temple and the many monasteries in McLeodganj. These temples and monasteries, due to their location on the higher reaches of the mountains, are also excellent viewpoints for the surrounding scenic vistas.

Get a further insight into the simple but colourful culture of these hill folk with visits to attractions such as Vashist Village, Kullu Shawl Industry and Manikaran. Marvel at natural attractions such as Rohtang Pass, where you can see glaciers as well as the snowy peaks of Higher Himalayas; Dal Lake, a scenic mountain lake and Solang Valley, where you can quench your thirst for adventure with activities such as paragliding, parachuting and Zorbing. With scenic drives and comfortable hotels all through the week, a wonderful holiday in the Himalayas is a surety. Book Himachal Ecstasy Tour now & save more !

Day 01: Delhi - Manali (580 Km - By Overnight Bus or Private Car)

The Himachal Ecstasy Tour begins with an overnight journey from Delhi to Manali by surface transport. The transport, depending upon the package chosen, will be an interstate bus (Overnight Volvo bus), which departs from designated points or a private car, which will pick you up from your residence or hotel.

The drive is scenic, especially towards morning, when we near the mountains.

On arrival at Manali, proceed to the hotel for check-in. One can opt to have breakfast en-route or on arrival at the hotel. As no activities are scheduled for today, you are at leisure to pursue your own plans. Rest and refresh yourself from the long drive, set out to explore Manali on your own, enjoy hiking or just a nice long walk along the scenic trails or enjoy the facilities of your hotel.

Overnight in Manali

Day 02: Manali - Half-day Sightseeing Tour of Manali

Enjoy a leisurely breakfast and then head out to explore the scenic environs of Manali with a guided Half-day sightseeing tour. Manali attractions that we visit as part of this sightseeing tour of Manali will include Hadimba Devi Temple, Manu Temple, Vashist Village and Tibetan Monastery.

The sightseeing tour of Manali ends with a drop, back to your Manali hotel. As the day's programme includes no other activities, you can easily add on a host of optional activities or explore the other sights of Manali on your own. For example, you can enjoy a shopping tour and pick up holiday souvenirs from the Mall Road and the local Manali markets; sign up for adventurous activities such as rock climbing and rafting; and even visit lesser-known attractions of Manali such as the Naggar Castle, Manali Club House, Arjun Gufa, Gauri Shankar Temple and the Van Vihar Park.

Overnight in Manali

Day 03: Manali - Rohtang Pass - Manali

Enjoy an early breakfast and then embark on a full-day excursion to Rohtang Pass, a high-mountain pass with spectacular views of the higher Himalayas and glaciers. Open from June to October, the Rohtang Pass is popular with all tourists, especially trekkers, who see it as a gateway to Leh Valley.

In case, Rohtang Pass is closed to tourists, due to the day being Tuesday, stormy weather, snowfall or any other reason, then the excursion will be to Solang Valley and will include a drive up to Snow Line. In Solang Valley, one can enjoy all kinds of adventurous sports - paragliding, zorbing, parachuting and horse riding.

The excursion ends with a drop back to your hotel in Manali.

Overnight in Manali

Day 04: Manali - Manikaran (85 Km) - Kullu (45 Km)

After an early breakfast, checkout from your Manali hotel and proceed to enjoy a full-day excursion to Manikaran, a small town renowned for its hot sulphur springs, ancient temples and gurudwaras about 45 kilometres from Kullu. The town is a pilgrimage spot for both Hindus and Sikhs.

After a tour of Manikaran, we proceed to Kullu; en-route, we will stop for a glimpse into the workings of the Kullu Shawl Industry. On arrival at Kullu, we continue to the hotel pre-booked for you for check-in. As no other activities are scheduled for today, you can pursue your own plans - visit the attractions of Kullu, shop for Kullu products and explore the scenic environs.

Overnight in Kullu

Day 05: Kullu - Dharamshala (200 Km)

After breakfast, checkout from your hotel in Kullu and proceed to McLeodganj, the gateway to Dharamshala and the headquarters of the Tibetan-Government-in-exile, the residence of His Holiness Dalai Lama and home to several exiled Tibetans.

On arrival at McLeodganj, proceed directly to the hotel and check in to the rooms pre-booked for you. Rest and relax for a while before setting out to enjoy a half-day City Sightseeing Tour of McLeodganj. Attractions that we visit during this McLeodganj City Tour include Dal Lake, the ancient Shiva Temple of Bhagsunag, Tsuglagkhang or Tsuglag Khang, the Dalai Lama's temple and Tibetan Monasteries.

The Sightseeing tour of McLeodganj ends with a drop, back to the hotel.

Overnight in McLeodganj

Day 06: McLeodganj, Dharamshala

After breakfast, enjoy a full-day excursion to Jawalmukhi Temple, Chintpurni Temple and Kangra Town. Jawalmukhi Temple is one of the most renowned temples of Goddess Durga, who is manifested here in the form of Goddess Jawalamukhi or Goddess of Fire. Chintpurni Temple is also devoted to Goddess Durga, but here, the Goddess is depicted in the form of Mata Chintpurni Devi, also known as Mata Shri Chhinnamastika Devi. Later, we visit Kangra Town for a short sightseeing tour, before returning to our hotel in McLeodganj, Dharamshala.

Overnight in McLeodganj

Day 07: McLeodganj, Dharamshala - Pathankot (90 Km) - Delhi

After breakfast, check out from the hotel. Depending upon the package chosen, either enjoy the scenic drive back to Delhi or proceed to the Pathankot railway station to board the night train to Delhi or the next destination.