Shimla Holidays

Sample Itinerary - REF INDIA 1964

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The grand entrance into Delhi's famous Red Fort

Day 1: Delhi

Welcome to India, Shimla beckons! Since you are already in Delhi, you will make your own way to the start hotel. The remainder of the day offers free time for you to relax or explore the city your own way.


Day 2: Delhi - Shimla

Today you will be transferred to the Railway Station in time for your departure to Kalka. Here, travelers will transfer (independently) to the Himalayan Queen Toy Train travelling to Shimla. The scenic 96 kilometer journey built on a 2 feet six inches gauge has 919 curves, clatters across 5 level crossings, each to the cacophonous symphony of greetings, tooting horns and the hubbub of Indian life. There are 102 tunnels to navigate and some 863 multi arched galleries bridges to cross where spectacular landscapes of rolling hills, lush valleys and panoramic vistas can be seen. Arrival to Shimla, we meet our representative on the station platform and transfer to our hotel. Evening at leisure – Overnight Shimla

Shimla main street

Day 3: Shimla

Enjoy a full day sightseeing tour of Shimla. Shimla sprawls along a crescent shaped ridge at an altitude of over 2100m. The famous main street, 'The Mall', lined with stately English homes and the fortress like former Viceregal Lodge, reinforces Shimla's quintessential English look. Today we enjoy a guided sightseeing tour of the lofty settlement, venturing into the narrow streets, which fall steeply away from the ridge giving way to colourful bazaars and fine views of the surrounding valley and snow capped peaks – Overnight Shimla

Shimla aerial view

Day 4: Shimla

Today offer free time for you to independently explore, opt to stroll, drop by the colourful Lakkar Bazaar or hike to the summit of Jakhoo Hill, Shimla’s highest point where visitor’s are rewarded with panoramic views of the eternal snows set as a backdrop to the sleepy township of Shimla beneath. Over night Shimla

Local train

Day 5: Shimla - Delhi

This morning spend it at your leisure. Hotel check out is at 12 noon, opt for some lunch and pack an evening picnic meal before driving to Kalka in time for you to board the Kalka Shatabdi Express at sunset and arriving to Delhi at 21:55pm. Upon arrival you will be met by our representatives and transferred to you hotel. Overnigh Delhi

India Gate

Day 6: Delhi

Today we bid you farewell as you are transferred to the airport for your departure flight.

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last updated - 30 Sep 2014 2:11 PM