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Shimla Manali: The Best Honeymoon Destinations in India

Shimla Manali: The Best Honeymoon Destinations in India

If you are a newly married couple and searching for a perfect place for your honeymoon then you can choose between Shimla and Manali. People from all over the world come here to holiday with their loved ones. Tourism is the biggest source of income for both the places. Most of the people are self-employed as they have their small businesses. People of Shimla and Manali are also very hospitable.

History of Shimla and Manali

The British discovered Shimla in 1819 right after the Gurkha War. Before its discovery, Shimla was known as the temple of Hindu Goddess Shamala Devi. The first british summer home of the city was built in 1822 by Charles Partt Kennedy. Shimla was also known as the eye of Lord William Bentinck who was the Governor General of India from 1828 to 1835. However, in the late 19th century Shimla had become the summer capital of British Rule. Every year British Soldiers, merchants, and civil servants moved to Shimla to cut the heat of the other places of India.

Manali is one of the beautiful hill stations of India, which is situated in the Himalayan Mountains of Himachal Pradesh just next to the northern end of Kullu Valley. Administratively, Manali is the part of Kullu District. The total number of population of this place is around 30,000. This is also an ancient trade route to Ladakh. In the ancient times, the Manali was meagerly populated by the nomadic hunters as Rakshas. The next arrivals were the Shepherds who came from the Kangra valley and settled to do agriculture. Then came the British and introduced apples and trout by establishing apple and trout farming.

Tourist Attractions in Shimla Manali

Shimla is one of the best tourist places and honeymoon destinations in India. There are several places to explore. You can start your journey from the place named The Mall. It is the main shopping center of the Shimla and also has many restaurants, banks, bars, post offices and clubs etc. Besides this, you can also visit the Christ Church. This church is situated on the Ridge and it is the second oldest church in Northern India. This place is blessed with beautiful architecture and natural beauty. The next place that you should not miss on your Shimla trip is the Tara Devi Temple. It is situated 11 kilometers away from Shimla. This temple is dedicated to the goddess of stars on top of hills. You can also include Kufri in your trip as it is one of the most beautiful places of India. It is just 16 kilometers away from Shimla and also famous for the winter sports.

If you are in Manali then the first place that you must explore is the Rohtang Pass. This place is the 3979 meters above the see level and is another adventure tourist sites. Here, you can experience the icy cold winters even in the summer season. Another tourist destination in Manali is Rahala Waterfalls. This placed is blessed with the natural beauty. If you want to include any holy place in your trip then you can visit the Hadimba Temple. You can also explore the Solang Valley in Manali.

Shimla and Manali attract customers because of their rich culture and colorful tradition, flavored by the pleasant weather. It is a perfect place for anybody who wishes to get a break from the daily schedule.

Shimla – Manali Tour

12 Nights-13 Days

Destinations Covered: Delhi > Agra > Jaipur > Delhi > Kasauli > Shimla > Manali > Kullu > Chandigarh > Delhi.

Travel Options : This tour & all other tours on this websites gives you the option to choose your travel
comfort from AC Car, Indian Rails or Flights.

NOTE: We also offer customized tour to our customers. The customized tour is exactly what you want, whenever you want and wherever you want.

Tour Days Tour Program
Tour Day 01

Arrive Delhi

On arrival at Delhi airport or railway station, our representative will be waiting for you with a sign board bearing your name and you will be transferred to the hotel. Rest of the day is at your leisure. Stay overnight at the hotel in Delhi. ( In case of any difficulty call us on our 24 x 7 No. +91 9810383473 ).

Tour Day 02

City Tour of Delhi

This morning after breakfast first you will visit old Delhi. The Raj Ghat, Red fort & Jama Masjid are important places to visit, you may also visit Chandni Chowk, spice market etc. Later on proceed to visit the New Delhi. The Qutub Minar, tallest stone tower in India, imposing India Gate and the Rastrapathi Bhawan, Laxmi Narayan Temple, Lotus Temple and, newly built Akshardham temple are of much significance. By evening return to your hotel for overnight stay.

Tour Day 03

Delhi to Agra

This morning after breakfast you will drive to Mughal city Agra and check into your hotel. Enroot you may also visit Mathura-the birth place of Lord Krishana. This afternoon visit the Agra fort, built by the great Emperor Akbar, and the famous Taj Mahal-the symbol of love, built by Emperor Shah Jahan in memory of his wife Mumtaz Mahal. You may also visit Dayal Bagh. By evening return to your hotel for overnight stay.

Tour Day 04

Agra to Jaipur

This morning after breakfast you will drive to the pink city of Jaipur, enroute you will visit the Fatehpur Sikri, the deserted red sandstone city built by the Mughal Emperor Akbar. On arrival check into your hotel and rest of the day is at leisure. Stay overnight at hotel in Jaipur.

Tour Day 05

Jaipur City Tour

This morning after breakfast visit the Amber fort, built in 16th century, enjoy an elephant ride at Amber. Drive past the Hawa Mahal-a Palace of winds. In the afternoon you will visit the city palace and museum, walk to adjacent Jantar Mantar an astronomical observatory. Rest of the evening is at leisure. Stay overnight at hotel in Jaipur.

Tour Day 06

Jaipur to Delhi

Today you will be transferred back to Delhi; rest of the day is free at your leisure. Overnight at hotel.

Tour Day 07

Delhi to Kasauli

This morning after breakfast you will be transferred to Kasauli-the gateway to Himachal. Proceed to your hill resort with the rest of the day at leisure Overnight at hotel.

Tour Day 08

Kasauli to Shimla

This morning after breakfast you will proceed to Shimla a charming hill station, surrounded by green pastures and snow capped mountains. Later this afternoon take a walking tour of Shimla, climb the Jakoo hills visit the temple of Lord Hanuman and enjoy some panoramic views of Shimla you also visit the Vice regal Lodge, which once served as the seat of power and take a stroll down the Mall Road. Overnight at hotel.

Tour Day 09

Shimla Kufri Shimla

This morning after breakfast excursion to Kufri at 8,150 ft has some good hiking trails, including the one to Mahasu peak. Kufri is a popular ski resort that offers some stunning mountain views, return to Shimla to stay overnight at hotel.

Tour Day 10

Shimla to Manali

This morning you will be transferred by road to Manali, famous for its apple orchards, snowy peaks and pretty slate house. Rest of the day is free at your leisure. Overnight at hotel.

Tour Day 11

Manali City Tour & drive to Kullu

This morning after breakfast visit Hadimba Devi Temple, Manu Temple, The Nagar Castle-it is one of the places, most tourists visit during their stay in Manali. Later on drive to Kullu. Kullu Valley has treasures of nature that lie carelessly scattered as flowers on the high meadows. There is pleasure in every step. Overnight at hotel.

Tour Day 12

Kullu to Chandigarh

This morning take a city tour of Kullu to explore this beautiful valley and later on proceed to Chandigarh to stay overnight at hotel.

Tour Day 13

Chandigarh to Delhi & transfer to Airport

Today you will be transferred back to Delhi international airport to board your onward flight.

Your Tour Includes:

  • 12 Nights accommodation in hotels with breakfast on twin sharing basis.
  • All arrival, departure, sightseeing’s as per above itinerary by air conditioned car with English speaking driver.
  • Car Including: Fuel, Parking, Road tax, Toll tax, State taxes and Driver Expenses.
  • Elephant ride at Amer fort rampart.
  • All applicable hotel & transport taxes.

Your Tour Does Not Includes:

  • Any meals other than those specified.
  • Expenses of personal nature such as tips, telephone calls, laundry, liquor etc.
  • Entrance fees during sightseeing.
  • Any other item not specified.
  • International airfare.

Terms & conditions:

  • The hotels and services mentioned in the itinerary are subject to confirmation.
  • The rates give below may change in case of change in hotels, transport rates or Government taxes.

Hotels to be provided:

Valid from 1st October 2010 to 31st March 2011, (Except 20th December 2010 to 05th January 2011)
City Number of Nights Standard Hotels Deluxe Hotels Luxury Hotels
Delhi 3 Hotel Karat 87 Hotel Florence Inn Hotel The Park
Agra 1 Hotel Royale Residency Hotel Amar Hotel Clarks Shiraz
Jaipur 2 Hotel Glitz Hotel Mandawa Haveli Hotel Park Prime
Kasauli 1 Hotel Alasia Baikunth Resort Kasauli Resort
Shimla 2 Hotel Ashiana Regency Hotel Honeymoon Inn Hotel Woodville Palace
Manali 1 Hotel Sitara International Hotel Manali Inn Hotel Span Resort
Kullup 1 Hotel Apple Valley Resort Hotel Apple Valley Resort Hotel Apple Valley Resort
Chandigarh 1 Hotel K C Residency Hotel President Hotel Regency
Cost for a single Person traveling alone. US$ 1435 US$ 1650 US$ 3030
Cost per person on twin sharing basis. US$ 835 US$ 955 US$ 1710
Group Rates On request On request On request

Valid from 1st April 2011 to 30th September 2011
Cost for a single Person traveling alone. US$ 1315 US$ 1515 US$ 2775
Cost per person on twin sharing basis. US$ 765 US$ 875 US$ 1575
Group Rates On request On request On request