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Colonial Hill Station in North India

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Product Code : AGORA351

The Colonial Hill Station Adventure in North India offers an enchanting eight-day journey through the scenic landscapes and historic hill stations of North India. Beginning in the bustling capital of Delhi, the tour takes travelers on a cultural exploration to Chandigarh, known for its modern architecture and serene gardens. The adventure continues with a nostalgic toy train ride to Shimla, where colonial charm meets breathtaking mountain views. Excursions to picturesque Chail and Kufri add to the hill station experience, followed by a scenic drive to the charming hill town of Mussoorie. The tour concludes with a return journey to Delhi, leaving travelers with lasting memories of colonial heritage, natural beauty, and cultural richness.


Day 1: Arrival in Delhi

Upon landing in Delhi, our friendly team will warmly welcome you at the airport. You'll be seamlessly transferred to your hotel for check-in. Take some time to unwind and acclimate to the lively Indian atmosphere. Overnight stay at the hotel.


Day 2: Delhi to Chandigarh (250kms)

After a delectable breakfast at the hotel, set out on a picturesque drive to Chandigarh. Upon arrival, check in at the hotel and immerse yourself in the meticulously planned city. Explore the unique Rock Garden, a sprawling park filled with sculptures made from industrial and urban waste. Meander around Sukhna Lake, a man-made reservoir where you can enjoy boating or simply relax by the lakeside. Admire the blooming splendor of Rose Garden, home to over 1,600 varieties of roses. Marvel at the modern architecture of the Capitol Complex, designed by renowned architect Le Corbusier. The evening is yours to enjoy at leisure. Overnight stay in Chandigarh.


Day 3: Chandigarh to Shimla (by toy train)

Following breakfast, head to the Kalka railway station for a delightful journey aboard the toy train to Shimla. Revel in the picturesque landscapes as the train winds through hills covered with pine and deodar forests. Upon reaching Shimla, our attentive team will assist you to your hotel. The rest of the day is yours to explore the captivating hill station at your own pace, taking in the colonial architecture, bustling bazaars, and panoramic views of the Himalayas.


Day 4: Shimla City Tour

Embark on a full-day city tour to unravel the colonial charm of Shimla. Visit the Ridge, a large open space in the heart of the city offering panoramic views of the mountain ranges. Explore the vibrant Mall Road, lined with shops, cafes, and colonial-era buildings. Admire the historic Christ Church, the second oldest church in North India, known for its neo-gothic architecture and beautiful stained glass windows. Don't miss the Jakhu Temple, dedicated to Lord Hanuman and perched atop Jakhu Hill, the highest point in Shimla. The evening is free for leisure. Overnight stay in Shimla.


Day 5: Shimla Excursion to Chail and Kufri

After a delightful breakfast, set out on an excursion to Chail, a serene hill station known for its lush greenery and the historic Chail Palace, once the summer retreat of the Maharaja of Patiala. Later, venture to Kufri, a small hill town offering breathtaking vistas of the Himalayas. Enjoy adventure activities such as horse riding, yak riding, and skiing (in winter months) or simply soak in the natural beauty. Return to Shimla in the evening for leisure and relaxation.


Day 6: Shimla to Mussoorie (260kms)

Bid adieu to Shimla and embark on a scenic drive to the charming Mussoorie. Upon arrival, check in at the hotel and relish the serene ambiance. Explore the famous Mall Road, a bustling promenade lined with shops, restaurants, and colonial-era buildings. Indulge in shopping for local handicrafts, textiles, and souvenirs, or simply unwind amidst Mussoorie's natural beauty, with views of the Doon Valley and Himalayan peaks. Overnight stay in Mussoorie.


Day 7: Mussoorie Sightseeing

Discover Mussoorie's allure with a full-day sightseeing tour. Visit Kempty Falls, a mesmerizing waterfall cascading down from a height of 40 feet, offering an ideal spot for picnics and photography. Take a cable car ride to Gun Hill, the second-highest point in Mussoorie, for panoramic views of the Himalayan peaks and the Doon Valley. Explore Lal Tibba, the highest point in Mussoorie, known for its scenic views and old telescope to view distant Himalayan peaks. Conclude your sightseeing with a visit to Company Garden, a well-maintained garden featuring a colorful array of flowers, an artificial waterfall, and a boating pond. Experience the enchanting beauty that defines Mussoorie. Overnight stay in Mussoorie.


Day 8: Mussoorie to Delhi (275kms)

Embark on a picturesque drive back to Delhi, relishing the memories of the colonial hill stations. Upon arrival, our team will drop you off at your hotel or the airport, marking the end of your immersive journey through North India's hill stations.

- 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.