Shimla offers much more than charming colonial buildings against a backdrop of the magnificent snow-capped Himalayas. Much more than the dozens of Bollywood songs set on Mall Road or its oldest boarding schools. The upper reaches around the Shimla region offer skating on natural ice as well as hosts the MTB Himalaya (South East Asia's biggest mountain biking race). Originally part of the Kingdom of Nepal (before it was declared the British Summer Capital of India), pleasant summers and snow-covered winters make Shimla a favourite weekend getaway with tourists all the year around. Expect a tattoo artist around every corner, but expect no food after midnight. un[travel] your way up that UNESCO heritage railway route to Shimla for sights and sounds like never before.Just 60 kilometres onwards from Shimla is Narkanda. Higher reaches, plentiful summer sunshine or vibrant white winters in abundant apple orchards - all contribute to make Narkanda 'the' place to be. Stunningly beautiful, Narkanda offers superb angling and winter sports as well. 'The' skiing destination of the district in winter, Narkanda attracts a considerable number of tourists around that time of the year.un[travel] the very best of Shimla and Narkanda with a bit of adventure thrown in over an extended weekend.
Check in: 21 Mar Check Out: 25 Mar
- All Transport in one vehicle (Toyota Innova or Mahindra Xylo - 4-5 people in each).
- Accommodation for all nights on twin/double sharing basis.
- 2 meals on each day (breakfast and dinner) at the hotel.
|Date/Location||Suggested Activities||Suggested Accom|
|Day 1 Shimla||Pick up from Chandigarh, Drive to Shimla, Overnight at Shimla||Lantern Hotel|
|Day 2 Shimla||Kufri Excursion, Drive to Chail||Lantern Hotel|
|Day 3 Narkand||Shimla to narkanda, Hatu Peak||Hatu Valley Homestay|
|Day 4 Narkand||Hatu Temple & Karena Peak Hike||Hatu Valley Homestay|
|Day 5 Narkand||Departure||Hatu Valley Homestay|