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Discover Himachal - 10 Days

Himachal possesses a unique charisma! Truly a traveller's paradise, Himachal has everything which can fascinate a tourist. Mighty snow peaks, deep gorges, lush green and golden valleys, flower filled meadows, misty woods, fast flowing icy rivers, glaciers, gushing water streams, steep waterfalls, enchanting lakes, rippling streams are a few manifestations of its unparallel beauty.Himachal Pradesh is a magical place where the sun sets in paradise. Reorganized as the 18th Indian state in 1971, Himachal is located on the north-western region of the Himalaya. Himachal is landlocked between Jammu and Kashmir to the north, Tibetan plateau to the west, and Punjab to the east; the state stands apart in terms of its sheer topographic diversity and breathtaking pristine natural beauty. It is said that the land possesses such magnetism that it attracts nature lovers and voyagers from not only India but across the globe.

Destinations: - Delhi – Shimla 2N - Manali 3N – Dharamshala 1N – Dalhousie 2N - Chandigarh 1N - Delhi 
Duration: - 9 Nights / 10 Days

 

Day 1
Kathmandu to Pokhara (By flight or Bus)

On arrival pick up from Airport or Railway station. Depart for Shimla. On the way visit Pinjore Garden, Timber Trail. On arrival check in hotel. Dinner at hotel . Overnight stay in Shimla

Day 2
Shimla

After breakfast excursion to Kufri. Kufri is famous for ts Himalayan National Park, Poney and Yak Ride and one can see the endless Himalayan Panorama from Kufri, after lunch sightseeing of various places in and around. Shimla mosques built in (1830), Vice regal Lodge built in (1885), Christ Church built in (1844), The Gaiety Theatre- the first beauty contest of world was supposed to start (1887), The Grind lays Bank (1912)- the world wide bank started by Robert Melville Grind lay, The Scandal Point and The famous Shopping Plaza of the North The Mall. Dinner at hotel, overnight stay in Shimla

Day 3
Shimla to Manali (265 Km & 8 Hrs).

After breakfast check out hotel depart for Manali. On the way visit Pandho Dem, Hanogi Mata Temple. On arrival check in hotel. Dinner at hotel. Overnight stay in Manali

Day 4
Manali (Local S/S)

After Breakfast sightseeing of places in and around Manali, Like Hadimba temple, Manu temple, Vashisht Bath, Van Vihar, Tibetan Monastery, Club House and evening shopping at the local market Mall Road. Dinner at hotel. Overnight stay in Manali

Day 5
Rohtang Pass (100 K.m Round Tour)

Excursion to Rohatang Pass. Situated at an altitude of 3979 mtrs above sea level and 51 kms outside Manali is the mighty Rohtang Pass - the gateway to Lahaul-Spiti valley. It affords a wide panoramic view of the mountains. Here one sees the majesty of the mountains at its height and splendor. At the top of the pass the air seems to glitter against the snow as you look down over herringboned ridges into the Lahaul valley. Dinner at hotel, overnight stay in Manali

Day 6
Manali - Dharmshala (280 Kms 10 Hrs).

After breakfast check out hotel & depart for Dharamshala. On the way visit Kullu Vaishno Devi Temple, Kullu shawal weaving Ind. On arrival check in hotel. After fresh up visit dal lake. Dinner at hotel, overnight stay in Dharmshala

Day 7
Dharmshala - Dalhousie (145 Kms 5 Hrs).

After breakfast visit Dalali Lamba Temple, bhagshunath temple. Later drive towards Dalhousie. On arrival check in hotel. After fresh up visit Mall Road. Dinner at hotel. Overnight stay in Dalhousie

Day 8
Dalhousie - Chamba - Khajjiar

After breakfast visit Kalatop, Khajjiar (India`s Mini Switzerland, a beautiful glade with the forest at its fringes.), Chamba (famous for Temples). Dinner at hotel. Overnight stay in Dalhousie

Day 9
Dalhousie - Chandigarh (280 Kms 10 Hrs).

After breakfast check out hotel & depart for Chandigarh. Chandigarh is the 1st planned modern city of India designed by the French architect Le Corbusier. The city was named after the mother goddess of power, Chandi, whose temple Chandimandu is a feature of the new city. On arrival check in hotel. Dinner at hotel. Overnight stay in Chandigarh

Day 10
Chandigarh - Delhi (250 K.ms 5 Hrs)

After breakfast check out hotel. Visit Rose Garden, Rock Garden, Lake. Depart for Delhi. On arrival drop at Railway station / Airport.

The Trip Cost Includes

  • Nights stay in one Dbl deluxe room for a couple
  • Breakfast and dinner as per the plan
  • All sight-seeing as per the itinerary
  • All applicable taxes, entry fee and driver allowance

    Cost per Person for the proposed tour will be:

    No of Pax StandardDeluxeS. DxLuxury Meal Plan
    02 Pax 29600340003970052700MAP
    04 Pax 25000294003500048000MAP
    Extra Bed8100108001260018000MAP
    Child without Bed58507200900013500MAP

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    Frequently asked Questions

    How fit do I need to be to do this trek?

    Annapurna Base Camp is a Grade B or a moderately difficult trekking route. So any fit person can do this trek, even if you do not have any previous experience. You should be aware of what to expect and mentally prepare for it. Then, as long as you will to, you can.

    How long do we walk every day when doing Annapurna Base Camp trekking?

    On average, you walk about 4 to 6 hours per day. One or two days can be as less as 3hrs and one or two days can be as long as 7hrs.

    What is the highest altitude reached in this trek?

    The highest altitude reached is 4190m. This is the elevation of Annapurna Base Camp. ABC is the highest we will climb in this trek.

    What about battery charging and hot shower facilities?

    Yes, you can charge batteries en route. Charger should be brought. There are hot shower facilities as well. You may have to pay certain amount for both ($1-$2). Negotiate. Also, hot water facility could be free at lower elevation.

    Are there ATMs on the way to Annapurna Base Camp?

    No. There are no ATMs on this trek route. You will have to draw enough cash in Pokhara or Kathmandu. There are a number of ATMs in these cities. Everything is paid in Nepali rupees. So money should be exchanged before the start of the trek.

    What about internet access?

    Yes. Internet can be accessed in most places. Sometimes, there might be some technical problems. Internet in Nepal is not as fast as you are used to and at times you can just lose connection.

    Is it necessary to hire Guides/trekking agency for Annapurna Base Camp trekking?

    Not really. It depends on you. If you want, ABC trekking can be done independently. You could hire a guide and a porter by yourself instead of going through an agency or not hire a guide at all. Although, not having a guide can be a little problematic during off season. It really depends on you. Is it your first time in Nepal? How confident are you of being able to find your way around? How pressed on time are you? If you go through an agency, it will be costlier but everything will be planned. You will only have to come, trek and return.

    How much do guides and porters cost?

    For Annapurna region, pay for guides range from $20 to $30 per day and porters take $15 to $25 per day.

    Cost per Person for the proposed tour will be:

    No of Pax StandardDeluxeS. DxLuxury Meal Plan
    02 Pax 29600340003970052700MAP
    04 Pax 25000294003500048000MAP
    Extra Bed8100108001260018000MAP
    Child without Bed58507200900013500MAP

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    Price From INR ₹ 15,000 INR  13,500/person
    13,500
    Total 13,500 INR

    Trip Facts

    • 1-12 people
    • Moderate

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