“In the first six months of 2023, the number of tourists visiting Himachal Pradesh crossed the ‘one-crore’ mark, including 99.78 lakh domestic tourists and 28,239 foreign tourists” – The Hindu.
Our Shimla Manali Tour Package from Rajkot is an affordable treasure chest of natural wonders and cultural gems. These destinations, nestled in the heart of the majestic Himalayas, are a haven of serene landscapes and exhilarating adventures.
Transitioning from Gujarat’s flat, arid landscapes to the lush, snow-capped mountains of Himachal Pradesh offers a refreshing escape. The tranquility of Shimla’s historic Ridge contrasts with the thrill awaiting in Manali’s Solang Valley.
In this package, I will unveil a six-day itinerary laden with picturesque spots and crucial inclusions and exclusions to ensure a safe and worry-free Shimla Manali adventure.
Shimla is a charming town with a rich past. It was the summer capital of British India, which left it with a unique blend of Indian and British cultures.
Today, it’s a haven of history, with echoes of bygone eras in every corner.
The Walk of Heritage Road is a journey back in time, showcasing Shimla’s colonial architecture. Each step tells tales of old amidst dense forests and serene mountains.
The local cuisine is a fusion of traditions that offers a delightful experience for your taste buds.
Top Tourist Destinations in Shimla
- The Ridge
- Mall Road
- Jakhoo Temple
- Christ Church
- Indian Institute of Advanced Study
- Tara Devi Temple
- Chadwick Falls
When I stepped into the enchanting town of Manali, the cool breeze told tales of adventure.
A visit to the ancient Hidimba Devi Temple transported me back in time with its serene ambiance and mystical aura. The bustling Mall Road was a carnival of colors, scents, and flavors, a perfect place to soak in the local culture.
The adrenaline rush while paragliding over the Solang Valley was unparalleled, and the peaceful Rohtang Pass was a sight to behold.
Top Tourist Destinations in Manali
- Solang Valley
- Rohtang Pass
- Hidimba Devi Temple
- Manu Temple
- Old Manali
- Manali Sanctuary
- Mall Road
- Jogini Waterfalls
- Vashisht Hot Water Springs
- Rahala Falls
The first leg of your journey begins with a flight from Rajkot to Chandigarh, the nearest airport to Shimla and Manali. The distance between Rajkot and Chandigarh is approximately 1,325 kilometers, a journey that takes about 2 hours in the air.
Once you touch down in Chandigarh, our representative will warmly greet you, marking the beginning of your Himalayan adventure.
The road stretches for about 113 kilometers to Shimla and a further 247 kilometers to Manali, offering breathtaking views of the towering mountains and meandering rivers along the way.
You can also arrive at Chandigarh by train from Rajkot. Numerous trains ply on this route, so we advise that you book your tickets in advance and secure your seats.
Our Shimla Manali Tour Package from Rajkot is meticulously crafted to ensure a seamless travel experience. From prompt pick-ups to well-planned rest stops, every aspect of your journey is handled with utmost precision to ensure your safety and comfort.
Start your refreshing retreat with Journeyio’s Shimla Manali package from Rajko and unlock a realm of natural splendors and cultural richness.
Our meticulously crafted itinerary and seasoned drivers ensure a seamless, exhilarating experience throughout your Himalayan expeditions.
Commence your trip with a ride from Rajkot to Chandigarh. Upon arrival, we’ll put you on a scenic drive to Shimla. Check into your hotel and unwind, with the crisp mountain air marking the beginning of your Himalayan retreat. Overnight stay in Shimla.
Post breakfast, explore Shimla's colonial heritage by visiting the Viceregal Lodge. Later, feel the thrill at Kufri's adventure parks. Stroll through Mall Road for some shopping and local delights as the evening unfolds. Overnight stay in Shimla.
After a hearty breakfast, drive through the Sunder Nagar Lake route to Manali. Check into your hotel and relax as the serene surroundings of Manali welcome you. Overnight stay in Manali.
Begin your day with a visit to the quaint Manu Temple, followed by a refreshing walk to Jogini Waterfall. Explore the local culture at Vashisht Temple and unwind at Van Vihar. The evening is yours to explore the bustling Mall Road. Overnight stay in Manali.
Post breakfast, the day is set for adrenaline-pumping activities at Solang Valley. Optionally venture towards the awe-inspiring Atal Tunnel or the mystical Rohtang Pass* (subject to weather conditions). Return to Manali and rest. Overnight stay in Manali.
After an early breakfast, drive to the historic town of Kullu and explore the ancient Naggar Castle. Later, continue your journey back to Chandigarh for your return train or flight to Rajkot.