Chandigarh (Arrive) - Shimla(02 Nights)- Manali(02 Nights)- Dharamshala(01 Night)- Dalhousie(02 Nights)- Amritsar Drop Duration: 08 DAYS/ 07 NIGHTS
Shimla, formerly known as Simla, is the capital city of the Indian state of Himachal Pradesh, located in northern India. It is bounded by Mandi and Kullu in the north, Kinnaur in the east, the state of Uttaranchal in the south-east, and Solan and Sirmaur to the south. The elevation of the city ranges from 300 to 6000 metres. Shimla is well known as a hub for India's tourism sector. It is among the top 10 preferred entrepreneurial locations in India. In addition to being the local hub of transportation and trade, Shimla is the area's healthcare centre, hosting a medical college and four major hospitals. The Kalka-Shimla railway line, constructed in 1906, added to Shimla's accessibility and popularity. The railway route from Kalka to Shimla has more than 806 bridges and 103 tunnels. In 2008, it became part of the UNESCO World Heritage Site, Mountain railways of India.
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Amritsar historically also known as Rāmdāspur and colloquially as Ambarsar, is a city in north-western part in India and the administrative headquarters of the Amritsar District located in the Majha region of the state of Punjabi.
According to the 2011 census, the population of Amritsar was 1,132,761. The city is situated 217 km (135 mi) northwest of state capital Chandigarh. It is near Pakistan, with the Wagah Border being only 28 km (17.4 mi) away. The nearest city is Lahore, the second largest city in Pakistan, located 50 km (31.1 mi) to the west.
Hinduism and Sikhism are the main religions of Amritsar city, practised by 49.36% and 49.00% of the total population.
Amritsar is home to the Harmandir (commonly known as the Golden Temple), the spiritual and cultural centre for the Sikh religion. This important Sikh shrine attracts more visitors than the Taj Mahal with more than 100,000 visitors on weekdays alone and is the most popular destination for Non-resitent Indians (NRI) in the whole of India. The city also houses the Akal Takt, the highest seat of earthly authority of the Khalsa, and the committee responsible for the upkeep of Gurdwaras.
Major attractions to Amritsar are:-
• Durgiana Temple
• Gobindgarh Fort
• Harmandir Sahib
• Jallianwala Bagh
• Wagah Border
Manali at an altitude of 2,050 m in the Beas River Valley is a beautiful hill station nestled in the mountains of the Indian state of Himachal Pradesh near the northern end of the Kullu Valley. It is located about 270 km north of the state capital, Shimla. Manali with a population of approx. 30,000 is administratively a part of the Kullu district. The small town is the beginning of an ancient trade route to Ladakh and from there over the Karakoram Pass on to Yarkand and Khotan in the Tarim Basin. Manali and the surrounding area is of great significance to Indian culture and heritage as it is said to be the home of the Saptarishi, or Seven Sages.
Dharamsala (also Dharamshala) is a city and a municipal corporation in Kangra district in the Indian state of Himachal Pradesh. It is the district headquarters. It was formerly known as Bhagsu. The Dalai Lama's residence and the headquarters of Central Tibetan Administration (the Tibetan government in exile) are in Dharamshala. Dharamshala is 18 kilometres from Kangra.
Dharamshala has been selected as one of the hundred Indian cities to be developed as a smart city under PM Narendra Modi's flagship Smart Cities Mission.
Major attractions to Dharamshala are:-
• Dal Lake
• Khel Parisar
• Jama Masjid Dharamshala
• Sheela Chowk
• Kotwali Bazar
Kufri is a small hill station in Shimla district of Himachal Pradesh state in India. It is located 13 km from the state capital Shimla on the National Highway No.22.
Kufri with NH-22, Shimla district.
The name Kufri is derived from the word kufr meaning "lake" in the local language.
Bear in the Kufri zoo
The highest point in the surrounding region, Kufri has a Himalayan wild life zoo which hosts rare antelopes, felines and birds including the Himalayan monal, the state bird of Himachal Pradesh. During winter a meandering path through the potato plantations turns into a popular ski track.