Shimla Manali Tour|Kullu Manali Tour
Duration : 6 Nights / 7 Days
Day 01 : Delhi – Shimla (372km)
Day 02 : Shimla
The State Museum, housed in a colonial mansion, is half an hour's hike from the centre on the western edge of town. kullu manali tour, kullu manali honeymoon tour, honeymoon in kullu manali, india honeymoon travel package, honeymoon tour of kullu manali The museum has a good collection of traditional as well as contemporary art. The ground floor has a gallery with fine Pahari miniatures, a style developed Manli under the auspices of the Kangra rulers. These traditional paintings follow the Mughal miniature style, with themes from the life of Krishna, the Hindu god of love.
Other parts of the museum display a collection of traditional costumes and jewellery, stone sculptures, temple bronzes and deity masks from the Kullu valley. One room in the museum is devoted to Mahatma Gandhi, the father of the nation, who spent some time in Shimla. The display includes caricatures of Gandhi and his encounters with the British rulers. Viceregal Lodge : The most impressive colonial edifice of Shimla.
Is the Viceregal Lodge, now known as the Rashtrapati Niwas (President's House). Sitting on the flat top of Observatory Hill, this Elizabethan mansion was built in 1888 for Lord Dufferin. kullu manali tour, kullu manali honeymoon tour, honeymoon in kullu manali, india honeymoon travel package, honeymoon tour of kullu manali It now houses the Institute of Advanced Studies, and is open only in some parts to the public.
The Jakhu Temple, sitting on top of Jakhu hill at 2,455 metres is the highest point on the ridge. This temple dedicated to Lord Hanuman, the monkey god, is quite appropriately beset with hordes of very aggressive monkeys. It is best to steer clear of them and keep all eatables well out of reach. Shimla has some other interesting spots that warrant a quick tour. Chadwick Falls at 1,586 metres where the river drops 67 metres and is best visited during the monsoons, the temple of Tara Devi, the Sankat Mochan Temple about 7 kms on the Shimla-Kalka road and the Himalayan Aviary close to the Viceregal Lodge, with a selection of birds like the monal, pheasant, pea fowls and peacocks.
The suburb of Summer Hill, about 5 kms away from town and a stop on the Kalka-Shimla rail line, has quiet walks through wooded surroundings. The University is also located here. Overnight stay at hotel.
Day 03 : Shimla – Manali (270 km )
Day 04 : Manali - Rohtang - Manali
Day 05 : Manali - Kullu - Manali
Day 06 : Manali – Chandigarh (320 km)
Day 07 : Chandigarh – Delhi (250 km )