There are different mountainous regions in the North of the Indian subcontinent that does attract tourists of all ages in huge numbers not only from the country, but also abroad. But, two places that are known to be popular among tourists are Shimla and Manali. These are beautiful places that are located in Himachal Pradesh in North India. The state is known to be found within the heart of the Western Himalayas. This state is also popularly called Land of Gods or Dev Bhoomi. Some of the internationally acclaimed destinations are located here where adventure enthusiasts and honeymooners can spend some quality time. There are available numerous options for sports, adventure and tourism enthusiasts to participate at this wonderful hill station.
Must visit destinations
Shimla Manali tour package is known to cover several charming and captivating destinations such as Chamba, Chail, Dharamshala, Dalhousie, Khaiiar, Kasauli, Kullu, Kurfi, Shimla, Mandi, Manali, Naldehra, Mashorba, Rohtang Pass, Solan, Lahau, Kangra, Narkanda, Spiti, etc. Here, one can get to view nature very closely and at its very best. Exploring such destinations also offers the tourist with a lifetime experience and immense pleasure, compelling them to come back again for more.
Popular tourist destination
Himachal Pradesh as a whole is quite charming and captivating. Both the places are known to have gained immense popularity among tourists of all ages. Every year, Shimla-Manali is visited by tourists from across the globe. Shimla is termed to be Himachal Pradesh’ capital and once was the British Raj’s summer capital.
This place is also famous for having enchanting snow capped mountain peaks, beautiful, vibrant and colorful flowers, apple orchards, pleasant climate as well as generous people. The wooden homes, colonial styled cottages, beautiful architecturally built structures, wood gabled buildings, etc. have added further attractions to the Shimla tours. This place also boasts of having a pleasant climate and one can visit the place throughout the year.
Some popular activities to be undertaken
There are various places that can be visited here like the Ridge, The Mall, the Tibetan Bazaar, the Viceroy Lodge, beautiful hills, etc. are some of the prime attractions in the city of Shimla. It also boasts of having the functional mountain railways, with the toy train plying to Shimla. Journey to Shimla on the toy train is really exciting and memorable, offering the tourist with a delightful lifetime experience.
It is located at a distance of about 274 kilometers from Shimla, the capital city of Himachal Pradesh. By road, from Shimla city, the travel to Manali takes around 7 hours. The entire journey is depicted to be a delightful one, offering the tourists with lots of opportunities to experience the very best. One can get to view the various picturesque landscapes, mountain sceneries and much more. They are really captivating and exciting.
The pleasant and cool climate, beautiful landscapes and snow capped mountain peaks does make this place to be termed as ‘Switzerland of India’.
It is all the above factors that make this place a must visit for every tourist.