Overview

A Shimla-Manali trip with youth camping offers an exciting adventure through the scenic landscapes of Himachal Pradesh, combining the vibrant culture of Shimla with the serene beauty of Manali. Participants explore Shimla's colonial architecture and bustling markets, then venture into Manali's snow-capped mountains and adventure sports. Accommodation ranges from hotels to guesthouses, with safety measures in place for activities like river rafting and paragliding. These trips foster social interaction and personal growth while promoting environmental conservation, providing an unforgettable experience in the heart of the Himalayas.

7 Nights 8 Days 01 Jun, 02 Jun, 08 Jun, and more Shimla, Himachal Pradesh
Pricing
Chandigrah to Chandigrah(6Days/5Nights)

Swift Dzire Car(2-4 Pax): 19000/Person

Eartiga Car(4-6 Pax): 16000/Person

Tempo Traveller(10-20Pax): 15000/Person

 

Ahmedabad to Ahmedabad Non AC Sleeper Train

Swift Dzire Car(2-4 Pax): 20300/Person

Eartiga Car(4-6 Pax): 17300/Person

Tempo Traveller(10-20Pax): 16300/Person

 

Ahmedabad to Ahmedabad 3TIER AC Train

Swift Dzire Car(2-4 Pax): 22500/Person

Eartiga Car(4-6 Pax): 19500/Person

Tempo Traveller(10-20Pax): 18500/Person

Highlights
What makes this tour special

Shimla:

  • The Ridge: A spacious open space in the heart of Shimla offering panoramic views of the mountains.
  • Mall Road: A bustling street lined with shops, restaurants, and colonial buildings, perfect for leisurely strolls and shopping.
  • Christ Church: A beautiful neo-gothic style church located on the Ridge, known for its stunning architecture.
  • Jakhoo Temple: Situated atop Jakhoo Hill, this ancient temple dedicated to Lord Hanuman offers breathtaking views of Shimla.
  • Kufri: A picturesque hill station near Shimla, known for its scenic beauty and adventure activities like skiing and hiking.
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  • Manali:
  • Rohtang Pass: A high mountain pass offering breathtaking views of the Himalayas and opportunities for adventure sports like snowboarding and skiing.
  • Solang Valley: Famous for its picturesque landscapes and adventure activities such as paragliding, zorbing, and trekking.
  • Hadimba Temple: An ancient cave temple dedicated to Hadimba Devi, surrounded by cedar forests and tranquil surroundings.
  • Old Manali: A charming village known for its hippie culture, vibrant cafes, and scenic beauty along the banks of the Beas River.
  • Manu Temple: Dedicated to the sage Manu, this ancient temple offers spiritual solace amidst serene surroundings.
  • These are just a few highlights of the numerous attractions Shimla and Manali have to offer, each contributing to the unique charm and appeal of these destinations.
Inclusions/Exclusions
What we'll give. What we won't

What is included in the tour

  • Train transportation from Ahmedabad/Pune/Mumbai/YourCity to Delhi(If Booking with train ticket)
  •  5 night accommodation on sharing bases as per package selected
  •  4 Dinner and 4 breakfast
  •  Local support, All tolls, taxes, Parking Charges, Driver allowance
  •  Transportation from Chandiragh via tempo traveler/bus
  •  Accommodation on Double/Triple/Quad sharing basis in Hotel
  •  Sightseeing as per itinerary

What is NOT included in the tour

  •  Any personal expenses like Insurance, laundry, phone calls, beverages
  •  Mules or Porter’s to carry personal luggage
  •  Meals which are not included
  •  Entry fees if any at sightseeing which is very nominal
  •  River rafting charges are not included
  •  Internal transport if any
  •  Additional hotel charges if you want to checkout late
  •  5% GST
Itinerary
 Day 1: Start Train Journey from your City to Chandigrah

Boarding the train filled with anticipation

 Day 2: Chandigrah to Shimla Drive & Local Sightseeing in Shimla
  • In Shimla, local sightseeing encompasses a blend of colonial heritage, scenic beauty, and vibrant markets. Visitors typically start their exploration with The Ridge, offering panoramic views of the surrounding mountains and hosting cultural events. Mall Road beckons with its bustling atmosphere, lined with shops, restaurants, and colonial-era buildings like Christ Church, known for its stunning architecture. Jakhoo Temple, situated atop Jakhoo Hill, provides not only a spiritual retreat but also breathtaking vistas of Shimla. Additionally, Kufri, a short drive away, offers opportunities for adventure activities like skiing and hiking amidst picturesque landscapes, completing the quintessential Shimla experience

Pick up: Chandigrah Railway Station
Dep time: 05.00 AM
Distance: 200 km | 4 hours

 Day 3: Kufri Sightseeing & Night Drive to Manali
  • journey to explore the scenic beauty of Kufri before heading for an enchanting night drive to Manali. In Kufri, you'll discover a haven of natural beauty and adventure. Start your day with a visit to Mahasu Peak, the highest point in Kufri, offering mesmerizing panoramic views of the surrounding snow-capped mountains and lush valleys. Indulge in exciting activities like horse riding or yak riding amidst the picturesque landscapes. Next, explore the Himalayan Nature Park, home to diverse flora and fauna, where you can spot indigenous wildlife species and enjoy leisurely walks amidst serene surroundings. After a fulfilling day in Kufri, embark on a thrilling night drive to Manali, where you'll traverse winding mountain roads under the starlit sky, creating unforgettable memories as you anticipate the adventures that await you in this charming hill station.
 Day 4: Manali Local Sightseeing
  • immerse yourself in the vibrant culture and natural beauty of Manali with a day dedicated to local sightseeing. Begin your exploration with a visit to the iconic Hadimba Temple, nestled amidst cedar forests and revered for its unique architecture and religious significance. Next, journey to the tranquil Vashisht Temple and hot water springs, where you can rejuvenate your senses with a dip in the natural thermal waters believed to have medicinal properties. Continue your exploration with a stroll through the bustling streets of Old Manali, characterized by quaint cafes, vibrant markets, and charming alleyways, offering a glimpse into the local way of life. Conclude your day with a visit to the Manu Temple, dedicated to the sage Manu, and soak in the spiritual ambiance amidst the serene surroundings of this ancient shrine. Throughout the day, revel in the breathtaking views of the surrounding Himalayan landscape, ensuring a memorable and enriching experience in the heart of Manali.
 Day 5: Visit to Solang Valley Atal Tunnel & Sissu
  • exhilarating journey to explore the breathtaking beauty of Solang Valley, Atal Tunnel, and Sissu. Begin your day with a visit to Solang Valley, renowned for its picturesque landscapes and thrilling adventure activities. Engage in heart-pounding experiences such as paragliding, zorbing, and skiing amidst the majestic Himalayan peaks. Next, venture towards the iconic Atal Tunnel, an engineering marvel that connects Manali to Lahaul-Spiti Valley, offering stunning vistas along the way. Marvel at the architectural feat of this tunnel, named after former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee, and appreciate the convenience it brings to transportation in the region. Afterward, continue your journey to Sissu, a quaint village nestled amidst verdant valleys and glistening streams. Take in the serene ambiance of this idyllic locale as you unwind amidst nature's tranquility. Capture captivating views of the surrounding landscapes and immerse yourself in the rustic charm of rural life. Conclude your day with a sense of fulfillment and a treasure trove of memories from your exploration of Solang Valley, Atal Tunnel, and Sissu, adding to the allure of your Shimla-Manali adventure.
 Day 6: Rafting & Paragliding at Manali, Adventurous day at Manali
  • Early morning breakfast & go for outdoor camp activities like rock climbing, burma bridge, commando net climb, bamboo bridge & other rope adventure activities available on the campsite.
  • After Camp activites move to highest paragliding(selfpaid) spot in manali, have a birdeye view of kullu valley.
  • After paragliding go for 8KM white water rafting
  • Visit kullu shawl factory & overnight journey towards jalandhar.
 Day 7: Jalandhar to Ahmedabad Train Journey
  • Board a train from Jalandhar railway station and start your journey towards your hometown
  • Train Name: Ahmedabad Jammu Tawi Express (19224)
  • Departure Time: 01:00 PM Board a train from Jalandhar railway station and start your journey towards your hometown
  • It is advised to book your slots early to enjoy hassle-free train journeys, book your slot at least 45 days prior to get confirmed both side tickets
 Day 8:  Arrive at Your City
  • Arrival at Ahmedabad Junction Time: 01:45 PM or at your Hometown according to train timing.
  • The trip will end with beautiful memories. Au revoir!

 

Things to Carry

Basic Essential

  • Backpack (Main bag, preferably rucksack
  • Small backpack (to carry water bottle & personal stuff /20-30 ltr)
  • Refillable Water bottle
  • Sports/Trekking shoes (comfortable in long hikes/treks)
  • Socks (extra pair of woollen socks)
  • Slipper/Sandals
  • Original ID proof

Clothing:

  • Thermal Inners
  • Pair of light clothes, as per requirement
  • Winter jackets/Woolen/Sweater
  • Raincoat/poncho (In case of snow/rain)
  • Winter cap/Headcover/woolen cap
  • Hat/Cap to cover your head in direct sunlight
  • Handkerchief - towel – napkin
  • Gloves

Personal Utilities & Accessories:

  • Sunglasses
  • Skin Moisturizer, lip balm, Sunscreen, etc.
  • Personal Sanitary Items
  • Camera, Power Bank, Charger, Earphones, Bluetooth speaker depending on personal need
  • Personal Medication if any
  • Polythene bags to store wet clothes/personal waste
FAQ

What is the best time to visit Shimla and Manali?

The best time to visit Shimla and Manali is during the summer months (April to June) when the weather is pleasant for sightseeing and outdoor activities. Additionally, the winter months (December to February) are ideal for experiencing snowfall and winter sports.

How do I reach Shimla and Manali from major cities?

Shimla can be reached by road, rail, or air. The nearest airport is in Chandigarh, and the closest major railway station is Kalka. Manali is accessible by road from major cities like Delhi and Chandigarh, with no direct rail or air connectivity.

What are the must-visit attractions in Shimla and Manali?

In Shimla, don't miss The Ridge, Mall Road, Christ Church, and Jakhoo Temple. In Manali, must-visit attractions include Rohtang Pass, Solang Valley, Hadimba Temple, and Old Manali.

What Type of Ground Transportation Will Be Used on the Trip?

We want you to feel comfortable throughout the journey, which is why we make sure to use top-notch vehicles that suit the terrain and your needs. You might travel in vehicles like Tempo Traveller or taxis such as Innova, Bolero, Tata Sumo, and more.

Are there adventure activities available in Shimla and Manali?

Yes, both Shimla and Manali offer a range of adventure activities such as trekking, river rafting, paragliding, skiing (in Manali during winters), and zorbing.

What Are the Washroom/Toilet Facilities ?

During our trip, we'll stay in different types of accommodations like hotels, camps, and homestays. We've made sure that all these places have washrooms with running water and proper sanitation facilities.

What Type of Food Is Served During the Trip?

We make sure to give you good, clean, and healthy vegetarian food during the trip.

Do You Prefer I Should Bring Some Medicines With Me?

It's a good idea to bring your own medication for the Kedarnath trip. But don't worry, we also have first aid boxes available for common symptoms, and all our trip leads know basic medical practices to help if needed.
Pickup point
Directions.
Shimla, Himachal Pradesh, India View on Map
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