|Destinations : Arrive Delhi - Kalka by train - Kalka - Shimla by toy train - Shimla - Kalka by toy train - Kalka - Delhi by shatabdi Express - Depart Delhi
Duration : 07 Days
Day 01: Arrive Delhi
Arrive Delhi by international flight.
A history which encompasses all the various kings and emperors who fixed their royal citadels here-- Indraprastha, Lal Kot, Quila Rai Pithora, Siri, Jahanpanah, Tughlakabad, Ferozabad, Dinpanah, Delhi Sher Shahi or then Shahjahanabad. But, combined and integrated into one, these 'new cities' have always been called Delhi and howsoever many names it may have acquired, Delhi has always been intrinsically identified with power and imperial sway. Upon arrival you will be met and transferred to your hotel. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 02: In Delhi
Breakfast at the hotel. Later you will be given Full day city tour of Delhi.
Old Delhi Visit the former centre of Moghul Power, Old Delhi offers ancient monuments, narrow streets and bustling bazaars. Visit the vast Red Fort, built in 1648, the Jama Masjid, the greatest mosque in India and completed in 1658 by Shah Jahan who also built the Taj Mahal, and the Raj Ghat, the simple memorial to Mahatma Gandhi.
New Delhi - drive past the stately government buildings of the British Era designed by Lutyens, including the India Gate & the Presidential Palace. Continue onto the beautiful Humayuns tomb of the Mughal era & predecessor of the world famous Taj Mahal. End the tour at the towering minaret of Qutab Minar
Overnight at the hotel.
Day 03: Delhi - Kalka by train : Kalka - Shimla by toy train
Early in the morning you will be transferred to the railway station to board train for Kalka. Breakfast will be served onboard. Upon arrival at Kalka Railway station, you will board the toy train for Shimla.
Shimla has been blessed with all the natural bounties, one can think of. Dwelling on a panoramic location, the hilly town is surrounded by green pastures and snow-capped peaks. The spectacular cool hills accompanied by the structures made during the colonial era create an aura, which is very different from other hill stations.
Bulging at its seams with unprecedented expansion, Shimla retains its colonial heritage, with grand old buildings; among them are the stately Viceregal Lodge, charming iron lamp posts and Anglo-Saxon names. The Mall, packed with shops and eateries, is the centre of attraction of the town, and Scandal Point, associated with the former Maharaja of Patiala's escapades, offers a view of distant snow-clad mountain.
Upon arrival at Shimla railway station, you will be met and transferred to your hotel. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 04: In Shimla
Breakfast at the hotel. Morning half day city tour visiting Indian institute of advanced studies, Sankat Mochan Temple and Jhaku temple. Afternoon free to stroll in the famous mall and the ridge. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 05: In Shimla
Full day excursion visiting Chail and Kufri. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 06: Shimla - Kalka by toy train : Kalka - Delhi by shatabdi Express
Transfer to Shimla railway station to board train for Kalka. Upon arrival at Kalka railway station, board shatabdi Express for New Delhi. Upon arrival at Delhi, you will be met and transferred to the hotel. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 07: Depart Delhi
Breakfast at the hotel. Today you will be transferred to the international airport in time to connect your flight for onward destination.