Colonial Hill Station in North India
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Product Code : AGORA351
Embark on a captivating journey through the colonial hill stations of North India on this private tour. Experience the serene beauty and rich history of Shimla, Mussoorie, and the charming city of Chandigarh. Ride the iconic toy train to Shimla and explore its colonial architecture, visit Chail and Kufri for panoramic views, and immerse yourself in the enchanting atmosphere of Mussoorie. Discover the architectural marvels of Chandigarh and indulge in the picturesque landscapes of these hill stations on this unforgettable colonial hill station tour.
Day 1: Delhi - Chandigarh (250kms)
Begin your journey from Delhi as you are picked up from your hotel or the airport. Drive to Chandigarh, the planned city designed by Le Corbusier. Upon arrival, check in at the hotel and then embark on a city tour of Chandigarh. Visit attractions like the Rock Garden, Sukhna Lake, Rose Garden, and the Capitol Complex. Learn about the city's architectural marvels and enjoy the serene ambiance.
Day 2: Chandigarh - Shimla (by toy train)
After breakfast, transfer to the Kalka railway station to board the toy train to Shimla. Enjoy a scenic journey as the train winds its way through the picturesque hills and valleys. Upon arrival at the Shimla railway station, you will be assisted and transferred to your hotel. Spend the rest of the day at leisure, exploring the charming hill station of Shimla.
Day 3: Shimla City Tour
Embark on a city tour of Shimla, once the summer capital of British India. Visit the iconic Ridge, Mall Road, Christ Church, and Jakhu Temple. Explore the colonial architecture, stroll through the bustling markets, and soak in the panoramic views of the surrounding mountains. Immerse yourself in the rich history and charm of this hill station.
Day 4: Shimla Excursion to Chail and Kufri
Today, take an excursion to Chail, known for its scenic beauty and the historic Chail Palace. Explore the palace and enjoy the tranquility of the surroundings. Later, head to Kufri, a popular hill station known for its panoramic views and adventure activities. Enjoy horse riding and visit the Himalayan Nature Park. Return to Shimla in the evening and spend the rest of the day at leisure.
Day 5: Shimla - Mussoorie (260kms)
Leave Shimla behind and embark on a scenic drive to Mussoorie, a captivating hill station nestled in the foothills of the Himalayas. On arrival, check in at the hotel and enjoy the rest of the day at leisure. You can explore the famous Mall Road, indulge in shopping, or simply relax amidst the breathtaking natural beauty of Mussoorie.
Day 6: Mussoorie Sightseeing
Discover the charm of Mussoorie as you embark on a sightseeing tour of the town. Visit popular attractions such as Kempty Falls, Gun Hill, Lal Tibba, and Company Garden. Immerse yourself in the serene atmosphere, enjoy the pleasant weather, and capture the panoramic views of the Himalayan peaks. Experience the enchanting beauty of this hill station.
Day 7: Mussoorie - Delhi (275kms)
Bid farewell to Mussoorie as you embark on a drive back to Delhi. Upon arrival, you will be dropped off at your hotel or the airport, marking the end of your memorable journey through the colonial hill stations of North India.
- Assistance on arrival at airport.
- 6 Nights' accommodation in selected price category hotels.
- Daily breakfast at hotels.
- Private AC car/van for airport transfers, sightseeing, and excursions as per the program.
- English speaking tour guide on sightseeing days (local guide in each city), as per program.
- Monument entrances and activities charges mentioned in the itinerary.
- Kalka - Shimla heritagetoy toy train ticket.
- Bottled drinking water in car.
- Government taxes.
Hotels used or similar for 6 nights accommodation
Chandigarh x 1 nights
3* - Red Fox Hotel/Sarovar Portico
4* - Lemon Tree Hotel/Welcomhotel Bellavista Panchkula
5* - JW Marriott Hotel/ Taj Chandigarh
Shimla x 3 nights
3* - Toshali Royal View/ British Resort
4* - Clarks Hotel/ Radisson Jass Hotel
5* - The Oberoi Cecil/ Radission Blu
Mussoorie x 2 nights
3* - Royal Orchid Fort Resort/ Hotel Himalaya Castle
4* - Fortune Resort Grace/ WelcomHeritage Kasmanda Palace
5* - Welcomhotel The Savoy/ JW Marriott Mussoorie Walnut Grove Resort & Spa
- Any flight tickets.
- Camera charges at monuments if any.
- Meals other than mentioned in the inclusions.
- Expenses of personal nature like liquor, laundry, tips, telephone, fax, internet etc.
- Gratuities and optional activities.
- Anything not mentioned in inclusions.