If you want to step out from your boring routine, then you should go to the offbeat tourist places like Shimla and its nearby villages.
Shimla is popularly known as the queen of hills and offers a eye-catching view of Himalayan ranges. When it comes to adventure, fun, shopping, analyzing new places and seeing scenic views, Shimla will present you very memorable and entertaining experience that you will never forget.
Narkanda is a great adventure spot. It is famous for Apple and peach plantations. It is covered by beautiful Himalayan Mountains.
Sarahan is a small village in Himachal. It is originally known as Bhimadevi Temple. Its beauty is beyond imagination and it is incomparable. You can watch the local beauty.
Sangla valley is located in Kinnaur district of Himachal Pradesh and it is known for its snow adventure activities, and it is home to many temples and scenic places.
Kalpa is a small village in Satluj River valley. It is known for its snow-covered peaks.
Upon reaching Chandigarh, you'll be driven towards Shimla. Once you reach the place, you can start your half-day city tour by visiting places like hilly trail, Shoghi Valley, Sankat Mochan Temple, Barog Valley, and Vaishno Devi Cave.
In the evening, you are free to visit the mall road. Head to your hotel for a night stay.
Have your breakfast and head to Narkanda. Its a popular hill station that is located at a distance of 8100 m above sea level. It is located between River Sutlej and Giri. From the valley view's to attractive snow-capped adventure activities, you'll enjoy a lot at this place. Narkanda is a gateway to apple orchard as it is connected to the Thanedar belt of Himachal.
It is also a great place for skiing adventures. Next, you can visit the Hatu peak, Hatu Mata temple, and Parm Jyotir Temple. Head to your hotel for a night stay.
After breakfast head to the scenic place Sarahan. You can halt at Rampur for lunch. Once you reach the place, you can visit Srikhand Mahadev Peak and also visit the 800 years old Bhimakali Temple. In the evening, you can explore the local places nearby. Head to your hotel for a night stay.
Have your breakfast and attend the morning Aarti at Bhimakali Temple before you head to Sangla. You can then visit the Bhaspa valley that is known for its amazing scenic views. Once you reach Sangla, you can check into your hotel for a night stay.
Day 5: (Sangla - Chitkul - Sangla (40 Km / 3 hours)
Have your breakfast and head to visit ancient Kamru Fort and Temple dedicated to the Goddess Kamakhya Devi. It will give you a complete insight into the history of the place.
After having lunch, you can head to Chitkul on the old Indo-Tibetan trade route. Chitkul offers awe-inspiring views of the valleys that are simply fascinating. Head to your hotel for a night stay.
Have your breakfast and head to the scenic place of Kalpa. Kalpa is also the district headquarter of Kinnaur district. Once you reach the place, you can explore all the scenic locations near the place. Also, visit the famous Buddhist Gompa- Hu Bu Lan Kar. Head to your hotel for a night stay.
Have your breakfast and head to the local tour of Kalpa. You can start your tour by visiting Kinner Kailash Peaks that offers you breathtaking beauty of the Himalayan ranges.
Also, catch a glimpse of chilgoza plantations and famous apple orchards in Kalpa. The place is also famous for pine and deodar trees. You can then head to Narayan Nagini Temple Complex.
This houses various temples and shrines of Buddhist and Hindus. After which you can head to Roghi Village to get the local flavor of Pahadi cuisine and culture. Head to your hotel for a night stay.
Have your breakfast and head back to Shimla. Once you reach Shimla, you can explore the local areas nearby. In the evening, you are free to visit the Mall road for shopping. Also taste the local dishes from cafes in the mall road. Head to your hotel for a night stay.
Have your breakfast and head back to Chandigarh. Its the end of your fascinating tour. Take some awesome memories along with you.