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Colonial Hill Station in North India

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Experience the colonial charm and breathtaking beauty of North India's hill stations on this captivating 7-day journey. Begin your adventure in Chandigarh, where you'll explore the iconic Rock Garden and Sukhna Lake before boarding the historic toy train to Shimla. Discover Shimla's colonial heritage with visits to the Ridge, Mall Road, and Jakhu Temple. Venture to Chail and Kufri for scenic excursions, then travel to Mussoorie for picturesque landscapes and sightseeing at Kempty Falls, Gun Hill, and Lal Tibba. Conclude your trip with cherished memories of colonial splendor and natural wonders.


Day 1: Arrival in Chandigarh and City Tour

Upon your arrival at Chandigarh Airport, our welcoming team will greet you with warmth and assist you with a smooth transfer to your designated hotel. After a brief rest, embark on a comprehensive city tour to explore the captivating attractions of Chandigarh.

Begin your tour with a visit to the iconic Rock Garden, an artistic marvel created by Nek Chand using recycled materials. Marvel at the intricate sculptures and vibrant artwork that adorn this unique garden.

Next, proceed to Sukhna Lake, a tranquil oasis amidst the city's hustle and bustle. Take a leisurely stroll along the lake promenade, soak in the serene ambiance, and admire the panoramic views of the surrounding hills.

Continue your exploration with a visit to the enchanting Rose Garden, also known as Zakir Hussain Rose Garden, which boasts a stunning collection of roses in various hues and fragrances. Wander through the beautifully landscaped gardens and revel in the beauty of nature's bounty.

Later, explore the architectural masterpiece of Capitol Complex, designed by the legendary Le Corbusier. Admire the modernist design and structural elegance of this iconic landmark, which serves as the seat of the Government of Punjab and Haryana.

In the evening, you can unwind and immerse yourself in the local culture by exploring the vibrant markets or sampling delicious street food. Overnight stay in Chandigarh.


Day 2: Chandigarh to Shimla (by toy train)

After breakfast, embark on an unforgettable journey aboard the historic toy train from Kalka to Shimla. Marvel at the picturesque landscapes, lush forests, and quaint hillside villages as the train chugs along the narrow gauge railway track.

Upon arrival in Shimla, our attentive team will welcome you and assist you to your hotel. Spend the remainder of the day exploring the charming hill station, known for its colonial architecture, bustling bazaars, and panoramic views of the snow-capped Himalayas.

Take a leisurely stroll along the iconic Mall Road, lined with shops, cafes, and heritage buildings. Indulge in some shopping for souvenirs or handicrafts to commemorate your visit to Shimla. Overnight stay in Shimla.


Day 3: Shimla City Tour

Today, immerse yourself in the colonial charm and heritage of Shimla with a full-day city tour. Begin your exploration with a visit to the Ridge, a spacious open-air platform that offers panoramic views of the surrounding mountain ranges and the bustling town below.

Next, explore the historic Mall Road, a popular promenade dotted with shops, restaurants, and colonial-era buildings. Admire the architecture of landmarks such as Christ Church, the second oldest church in North India, known for its neo-gothic style and beautiful stained glass windows.

Don't miss the opportunity to visit Jakhu Temple, dedicated to Lord Hanuman and situated atop Jakhu Hill, the highest point in Shimla. Enjoy the scenic views and tranquil surroundings as you offer prayers at this revered temple.

Conclude your city tour with a visit to Viceregal Lodge, also known as Rashtrapati Niwas, a magnificent heritage structure that served as the summer residence of the Viceroy of India during the British Raj. Explore the architectural splendor and historical significance of this iconic landmark, which now houses the Indian Institute of Advanced Study.

In the evening, you can explore more of Shimla's charming streets, indulge in some shopping, or simply relax and soak in the serene ambiance of the hill station. Overnight stay in Shimla.


Day 4: Shimla Excursion to Chail and Kufri

After breakfast, embark on an exhilarating excursion to the nearby hill stations of Chail and Kufri. Begin your day with a scenic drive to Chail, a serene retreat nestled amidst pine and deodar forests. Explore the historic Chail Palace, once the summer residence of the Maharaja of Patiala, and marvel at its regal architecture and panoramic views of the surrounding valleys.

Next, proceed to Kufri, a picturesque hill town known for its natural beauty and adventure activities. Enjoy panoramic views of the snow-capped Himalayan peaks and lush green valleys from Mahasu Peak, the highest point in Kufri. You can also indulge in activities such as horse riding, yak riding, or simply soak in the breathtaking scenery.

After a day of exploration and adventure, return to Shimla in the evening and unwind at your hotel. Overnight stay in Shimla.


Day 5: Shimla to Mussoorie

Bid farewell to Shimla as you embark on a scenic drive to the charming hill station of Mussoorie. Enjoy the picturesque landscapes and winding roads as you make your way to this idyllic destination nestled in the foothills of the Himalayas.

Upon arrival in Mussoorie, check in to your hotel and take some time to relax and rejuvenate after your journey. Later, you can explore the famous Mall Road, dotted with shops, cafes, and colonial-era buildings, offering stunning views of the Doon Valley and surrounding hills. Overnight stay in Mussoorie.


Day 6: Mussoorie Sightseeing

Spend the day exploring the natural beauty and attractions of Mussoorie with a full-day sightseeing tour. Visit the mesmerizing Kempty Falls, where cascading waters plunge into crystal-clear pools amidst lush greenery, offering an ideal spot for picnics and relaxation.

Next, take a cable car ride to Gun Hill, the second-highest point in Mussoorie, offering panoramic views of the Himalayan peaks and the picturesque Doon Valley. Enjoy the cool mountain breeze and breathtaking vistas as you soak in the serene ambiance of this scenic viewpoint.

Continue your sightseeing tour with a visit to Lal Tibba, the highest point in Mussoorie, known for its panoramic views of the snow-clad mountains and quaint hillside villages. Explore the enchanting Company Garden, a botanical paradise adorned with vibrant flowers, lush lawns, and serene water bodies, offering a tranquil retreat amidst nature's splendor.

In the evening, you can explore more of Mussoorie's charming streets, savor the local cuisine, or simply relax and unwind at your hotel, reflecting on the memories of your hill station adventure. Overnight stay in Mussoorie.


Day 7: Departure from Mussoorie

After breakfast, check out from your hotel and proceed for your onward journey. Our team will assist you with your departure, marking the end of your memorable trip through Chandigarh, Shimla, and Mussoorie.

- 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.