The Indian Institute of Advanced Study is a research institute based in Shimla, India. It was set up by the Ministry of Education, Government of India in 1964 and it started functioning from October 20, 1965.
One of the most popular tourist attractions of Shimla, the Sankat Mochan Temple is located among lush green and tranquil locales in this beautiful hill station. Shri Sankat Mochan temple in Simla is located on the Kalka - Shimla highway, on the National Highway - 22. The temple is a place where one can actually meditate and enjoy the calm and peaceful surroundings. Lush green trees surround Sankat Mochan Temple and the backdrop consists of the imposing and lofty Himalayan ranges and a light mist adds the mystical touch to that place.
Jakhoo Temple is an ancient temple in Shimla, dedicated to Hindu deity, Hanuman. It is situated on Jakhoo Hill, 2.5 km /1.3 miles east from the Ridge, Shimla at a height of 2,455 m above sea level.
The Tibetan monastery is one of the major tourist spot in Manali and is famous for weaving different and colourfull carpets. Residents and immigrants of Tibet produce handmade handicrafts to attract the various tourists.
Tibetan Monastery is one of the oldest and famous place in Manali. Due to huge number of tibetan peoples settled in Kullu Manali Tibetan Monasteries has been set up.
The main attraction of the monastery is the handicrafts of Tibetan artistry and the carpets that are woven and sold in the monastery. The Gadhan Thekchoking Gompa in Manali was constructed in the year 1969. The architecture of the monastery represents the Tibetan style of architecture designed with hued frescoes. The statue of the Lord Buddha presides in the monastery.
Hidimbi Devi Temple, also known variously as the Hadimba Temple, is located in Manāli, a hill station in the State of Himāchal Pradesh in north India.It is an ancient cave temple dedicated to Hidimbi Devi, sister of Hidimba, a figure in the Indian epic Mahābhārata. The temple is surrounded by a cedar forest at the foot of the Himālayas. The sanctuary is built over a huge rock jutting out of the ground which was worshipped as an image of the deity. The structure was built in 1553.
This magnificent temple is dedicated to the sage Manu, who is said to be the creator of the world and the writer of Manusmriti. The Manu Temple is located in old Manali, at a distance of three kilometers from the main market. Though this area is quite congested, the presence of the River Beas adds to its attraction. The temple is one of the prime attractions in Manali and is believed to be the same place where sage Manu meditated after stepping on earth. This place has a distinct historical background that appeals to most of the people who visit Manali. The popularity of this majestic temple lies in the fact that it is the only temple dedicated to Manu; so whoever visits Manali makes it a point to visit this temple. The travelers are advised to wear dresses covering the knees and shoulders, while inside the temple.
Rohtang Pass - pile of corpses, due to people dying in bad weather trying to cross the pass) (elevation 3,978 m (13,050 ft)), is a high mountain pass on the eastern Pir Panjal Range of the Himalayas around 51 km (32 mi) from Manali. It connects the Kullu Valley with the Lahaul and Spiti Valleys of Himachal Pradesh, India.
Khajjiar is a hill station in Chamba district, Himachal Pradesh, India, located approximately 24 km from Dalhousie.
Khajjiar sits on a small plateau with a small stream-fed lake in the middle that has been covered over with weeds. The hill station is surrounded by meadows and forests. It is about 6,500 feet (2,000 m) above sea level in the foothills of the Dhauladhar ranges of the Western Himalayas and peaks can be seen in the distance. It is part of the Kalatop Khajjiar Sanctuary.
Khajjiar can be reached from Dalhousie, the nearest major town and hill station, by bus in an hour or so. It has a rare combination of three ecosystems: lake, pasture and forest.
On Arrival in Delhi we will meet you and transfer by road to Shimla (343 kms / 8 hrs). Shimla is capital of Himachal - former capital of Britisher, also set amidst the snow copper - Shaivalik mountains which offer some of the most beautiful view of Himalaya. Reach there and check in the hotel. Dinner and overnight at Shimla.Day 01: Delhi - Shimla (380 kms)
Breakfast at the hotel. Morning at leisure. Afternoon half day city tour visiting Indian Institute of Advanced Studies, Sankat Mochan Temple and Jakhu Temple and Visit KUFRI - a beautiful snow hill station. In the evening visit The Mall & The Ridge. Back to hotel. Have dinner and overnight stay at the hotel.Day 02: Shimla
After early breakfast you will proceed to Manali (320 kms/8 hrs). Manali is a perfect hill station covered with snow mountains and beautiful water falls. On arrival check in at hotel. Dinner and overnight stay at Manali.Day 03: Shimla - Manali
Morning after breakfast go for city tour visiting Hadimba Devi Temple, Manu Temple, Tibetan Monastery and Vashisht Village. Afternoon at leisure. Enjoy your dinner in hotel. Overnight at hotel.Day 04: Manali
Breakfast at the hotel. Full day excursion visiting Kothi Gorge, Gulaba, Marhi, Rohtang Pass - (tourist spot in Himalaya having snow all 12 months) is the most visited tourist spot in Himalaya (Upto Snow Line in case Rohtang is closed due to snow fall) and Sollang Valley. Evening return to hotel. Diner and Overnight at hotel.Day 05: Manali
Breakfast at the hotel. Travel by road to Dalhousie 370 Km. Dalhousie has marvelous forests trails overlook vistas of wooded hills, waterfalls, spring and rivulets. Dalhousie still has a touch of the "Raj"; and its colonial style building and houses bring back the flavors of an earlier era. Check in the hotel. Diner and Overnight stay at hotel.Day 06: Manali - Dalhousie (370km and 11hrs)
After breakfast we proceed to Khajjiar. Often called India's Switzerland. Along its fringes, thick forests of deodar climb the slopes, the snow-line rests above these woods and in the center of the glade, is a small lake fed by streams that traverse the green carpet. Khajjiar was probably a glacial bowl formed during the last Himalayan ice age and left with a lake that gradually withered away. Khajjiar is part of the notified Kalatop - Khajjiar sanctuary. Later proceed to Chamba, that stands on the right bank of the river Ravi. It is well known for its splendid architecture and as the base for numerous excursions. Dinner and overnight stay at hotel.Day 07: Dalhousie
After breakfast check out from the hotel. Enroute have lunch. By evening reach Delhi and transfer to railway station / airport for your next destination.Day 08: Dalhousie - Delhi departure (590km and 10hrs)
Terms & Conditions