Shimla and Stately Homes



Package Inclusions :
  • Room on optional (as per plan) Occupancy as above stated hotels.
  • Night accommodation as per plan.
  • Daily Breakfast at the Hotel.
  • Transportation with Service oriented driver.
  • Fuel, Toll, Parking Fee and Driver Allowance.
  • Arrival/ Departure Assistance.
  • All prevailing taxes.

Package Exclusions :
  • Monument Entrance Fee, that has to be paid directly on arrival at the monuments.
  • International / Domestic Flights.
  • Personal expense such as use of mini bar, mineral water, laundry, telephone etc. at the hotels. All such expenses will have to be paid directly.
  • Any other thing that has not been mentioned in the "Cost Inclusions”.

Detailed Itinerary :

Day 01 : Arrive Delhi
Arrive Delhi at midnight and transfer to Hotel Oberoi for one night.
Day 02 : Shimla
The day is at leisure with optional sightseeing of Delhi. Board the Kalka Mail from Delhi station in the evening. Overnight in air-conditioned first class sleeper.
Day 03 : Shimla
Arrive Kalka, nestling in the foothills of the Himalayas, early in the morning. Change to the Shivalik Express, the narrow gauge train that climbs up to 7000' to reach Shimla in under 5 hours. Transfer to the Cecil Hotel for 3 nights
Day 04 : Shimla
At leisure. Shimla is ideal for walks and life revolves around the busy Mall in the centre of town. One can visit the mock tudor Library, the Christ Church, the Gaiety Theatre and the Viceregal Lodge.
Day 05 : Shimla
At leisure. Shimla is ideal for walks and life revolves around the busy Mall in the centre of town. One can visit the mock tudor Library, the Christ Church, the Gaiety Theatre and the Viceregal Lodge.
Day 06 : Palampur
Drive to Palampur for 2 nights at the Taragarh Palace, a period property set in mango orchards. Palampur has beautful snow views and is surrounded by tea plantations. It is a popular place for walking. The same car and driver will remain with you from today till departure from Chandigarh.
Day 07 : Palampur
Visit the local sights including the Neughal Khad, a 300 metres chasm in the Bundla River.
Day 08 : Dharamsala
Drive to Dharamsala, current home of the Dalai Lame, and check in at the Clouds End Villa, a very well run period hotel with excellent views of the valley, for 2 nights. Dharamsala is set along a spur of the Dhauladhar range, overlooking the Kangra Valley and the Shiwalik mountains.
Day 09 : Dharamsala
Visit the headquarters of H.H. The Dalai Lama in Mcleodganj and the Norbulingka Institute, centre for Buddhist teaching, housing over a thousand painted images. You can also visit the Namgyal Monastery, the Kalachakra Temple and the Bhagsunath Temple. Paintings by Roerich can be seen in the Museum of Kangra Art.
Day 10 : Pragpur
Drive on to Pragpur visiting the sights of Kangra en route, including the Nagarkot Fort, perched on a steep rock dominating the valley, and the Brajesvari Devi temple. Stay 2 nights at the Judges Court, a heritage property where you enjoy traditional hospitality of the royal family. Pragpur is a medieval "heritage" village with cobblestone streets and slate-roofed houses.
Day 11 : Pragpur
At leisure to explore the village.
Day 12 : Nalagarh
Proceed to the delightful Nalagarh Fort, another heritage resort offering very warm local hospitality, for 2 nights. The fort commands beautiful views of forests and orchards and the area is rich in birdlife.
Day 13 : Nakagarh
At leisure to explore the village.
Day 14 : Delhi
Drive to Chandigarh in the morning. The planned city was designed by Le Corbusier and is built in various sectors, with the Sukhna Lake and the Rock Garden being important landmarks of the city. You can visit the city or Pinjore Gardens on the outskirts, near Kalka. Take the midday Shatabdi Express from Chandigarh back to Delhi, arriving early evening. Stay at the Park Hotel or Welcome Marriott till departure, around midnight.
Day 15 : Fly Out.
Fly out to international destination.

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