Planning to de-stress in the arms of nature and believe yourself to be miles away from the hurly burly of plains? Himachal Pradesh offers you the two most beautiful hill stations namely; Dalhousie and Manali. The factual meaning of the state’s name is “In the lap of Himalayas”. It was named by Acharya Diwakar Datt Sharma, one of the great Sanskrit scholars of Himachal Pradesh. Dalhousie, named after Lord Dalhousie has scenic views that will completely leave you mesmerized. Khajjiar, no less than a dreamland is popularly known as the “Mini Switzerland of India”. This tinsel town is famous for its old world charm and natural splendor. Dalhousie has many churches of architectural devise and other scenic spots. Manali undoubtedly, is a true wonder of Himachal Pradesh filled with waterfalls like Jogini falls, Zana falls and Rahala falls, the magnificent river Beas, snow capped hills and pine trees that entice millions of hill station lovers. One can witness a variety of temples like the Hidimba Temple, ancient monasteries, besides engaging in a lot of adventurous activities like paragliding, ice skating and mountaineering happening in the marvelous Solang Valley.
Get ready for some excitement as today, you will get to travel to Rohtang Pass, one of the most popular attractions in the area. The drive will take you through forests of fir and deodar and as you will come across the tree line, the trees will tend to diminish and instead blossoming grasslands will come into view. Due to its height, the pass is popular with mountain bikers, road trippers and also with nature buffs and photographers for the views it offers. On reaching here, take the weight off your feet and relax or explore the area on foot; don’t forget to click pictures. After returning to the hotel, you will find your comfortable bed waiting for you to lie down.
This is the end of the tour and you will now make your way back through the mountains to Chandigarh from where you can go your own way.