Romance of Himalayas
Romance of Himalayas
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Highlights: Delhi(NCR)- Mashobra - Shimla


Alternate travel dates: 15 Jan 18 - 31 Mar 18


Hotels:
Delhi(NCR)- The Oberoi, Gurgoan
Mashobra - Wildflower Hall
Shimla - The Oberoi Cecil
Delhi(NCR) - Trident, Gurgoan


Itinerary:


Day 0: London Heathrow to Delhi


Day 1: Delhi
08:50 Hrs: Arrive Delhi airport
Upon arrival at Delhi airport welcome, meet and assist by our representative and transfer to The Award winning The Oberoi, Gurgoan. An urban sanctuary defined by bespole design features, its high ceilings and open spaces are filled with natural light, and afford refreshing views of the hotel's vast, azure reflection pool and verdant green walls.


Rest of the day at leisure and Overnight stay at Hotel


Day 02:
Delhi to Kalka by train Shatabadi Express: 07:40 - 11:45 Hrs
Kalka to Shimla by train Himalayan Queen: 12:10 - 17:30 Hrs
Shimla to Mashobra by surface


Today morning you will be transferred to New Delhi railway station to board train for Kalka, Local snacks, tea or coffee will be served on board
11:45 Hrs: Arrive Kalka railway station
Upon arrival at Kalka railway station board connecting train to Shimla, a scenic journey from the mountains down, the narrow gauge train which takes you through 102 tunnels, many arched bridges and several picturesque stations on its 96 kms journey to Shimla
1730 Hrs: Arrive Shimla railway station
Upon arrival at Shimla railway station you will drive to Mashobra a picturesque 45-minute drive over a 13 km distance through forested hills from Shimla, the capital of Himachal Pradesh.
Upon arrival at Mashobra, check in at Wildflower Hall, a serene and relaxed getaway offering an experience of nature on a grand scale. From its vantage point on top of a knoll, the hotel looks out onto a magnificent vista of rugged mountains, snow-clad peaks, verdant meadows and cedar forests
Overnight stay at Hotel


Day 3 - 4: Mashobra
Both days at leisure to enjoy to relax in the peace and tranquility of the pristine Himalayas.
Overnight stay at Hotel


Day 5: Mashobra to Shimla by surface
After breakfast check out from Hotel and drive to Shimla and check in at The Oberoi Cecil Located at the quieter end of the bustling Mall Road, Shimla, The Oberoi Cecil is an impeccably restored heritage property that offers fine dining, exclusive spa therapies and a fantastic children's activity centre with gaming machines, table tennis and a library.


Today you can enjoy city tour of Shimla visiting The Famous Vice Regal Lodge now houses Indian Institute of Advanced studies and small part of it is now a museum open to the tourists:- The site for Viceregal Lodge was selected by Lord Lytton the Viceroy of India between 1876 -1880. The Viceregal Lodge, also known a Rashtrapati Niwas is located on the Observatory Hill of Shima. It was formerly the residency of the British Viceroy of India. It was designed by British architect Hendry Irwin and built in the Jacobethan style during the regime of Lord Dufferin. Its construction stared in 1880 and completed in 1888.
Jhaku Temple/ Hill (2455 Mts.): This is the town's highest peak and a vantage point for Shimla's famous views. The summit is crowned with a temple dedicated to monkey God Hanuman. This also offers a very good view of the Shimla with snow capped mountains. One legend goes that Lord Hanuman stopped there to rest while he was searching for the Sanjivni Booti to revive Lakshman in the Epic Ramayana.
The Gaiety Theatre, and a tradition of amateur theatrical remains in the stump of the once colossal edifice that was the Town Hall. The architect Henry Irwin, who built the Viceregal Lodge, designed the theatre building.
Overnight stay at Hotel


Day 6:
Shimla to Kalka by surface
Kalka to Delhi by train Shatabadi Express: 17:45 - 21:55 Hrs


Breakfast at Hotel
Today you will be transferred from Shimla to Kalka railway station to board train for Delhi.
17:45 Hrs: Depart by Shatabadi Express. Local snacks, tea / coffee and Dinner will be served on board
21:55 Hrs: Arrive New Delhi railway station
Upon arrival at New Delhi railway station you will be met and transferred to Trident Gurgoan features gardens, courtyards and reflection pools, lending it a resort-like ambience. The sense of calm filters through the entire hotel - the spa, swimming pool, the palm courtyard, the restaurants and the main lobby. And just when you think you have savoured every sight there is, the hotel transforms itself when the stars come out, when fire torches sparkle in the hotel’s reflection pools to create a dramatic setting. Who says the world isn't picture perfect? At Trident, Gurgaon, it just might be!
Overnight stay at Hotel


Day 7: Delhi to London Heathrow
Transfer from Hotel to Delhi airport in time to board flight for London Heathrow



Offer Includes

  • Flights from London with British Airways
  • Airport taxes
  • 6 Nights Accommodation on Bed & Breakfast basis
  • All transfers, sightseeing & excursion as mentioned in itinerary by air-conditioned car
  • Services of local English speaking guide as per the itinerary during city tour
  • Entrance fees to the monuments as per the itinerary
  • Train fare for the sector Delhi/Kalka/Delhi by executive chair car and Kalka/Shimla by Non AC class

Meal Plans

  • As per Itinerary