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Wonders of Shimla


Ascend high into the hills of Himachal as you explore the lovely hill town of Shimla and experience North Indian lifestyle at its best. Begin and end in Delhi, a convenient flight from most any international or domestic location. Then board one of India's most beloved trains as you glide past glorious landscapes of green, blue, and white as you climb higher toward Shimla. 

Upon arrival in this quiet village, you can hear the prayers at temple or meditate in a beautiful garden.  For the adventure-lover, there are plenty of sporting and recreation activities to enjoy, such as trekking, skiing, and horseback riding. There is also ample time to admire Shimla's British-era history and stupendous panoramic views on this 3-night experience.

Take a deep breath and marvel at the beauty and Wonders of Shimla.

Itinerary


This tour can be scheduled to accommodate your chosen departure date.
Cities Covered : New Delhi ,  Shimla
Early this morning you are met by a Palace Tours representative either at the Delhi International Airport or at your hotel. Transfer to the railway station to board the Delhi / Kalka Shatabdi Express train to Kalka. Receive assistance at Kalka railway station to connect to the Toy Train to Shimla, where you are met upon arrival and transferred to your hotel for check-in. Spend your evening at leisure and enjoy your overnight stay at the hotel.
Accommodation : The Oberoi Cecil, Shimla,Shimla or similiar
Cities Covered : Shimla
After breakfast at the hotel, embark on your full day sightseeing tour of Shimla. Visit Kali Bari, a temple dedicated to the Hindu goddess Kali and then move on to Jakhoo Hill, the highest peak in Shimla at 2455 m, which offers a panoramic view of the town and is home to Jakhoo Temple dedicated to Lord Hanuman. Later, enjoy a scenic walk from Summer Hill to admire the 67-meter-high Chadwick Falls. These picturesque falls, surrounded by thick forests, are situated at about 7 km from the city at a height of 1586 metres. The Glen Forests with their refreshing ice-cold stream boast some of the most wonderful picnic areas in Shimla. Today's tour ends with a visit to Christ Church and the shopping center on the Mall Road. Return to your hotel for an overnight stay.
Accommodation : The Oberoi Cecil, Shimla,Shimla or similiar
Cities Covered : Shimla
Enjoy breakfast at the hotel and drive for about 30 minutes to Kufri, a tiny hill station that is famous for its trekking and hiking trails, nature parks and picnic spots. Adventure-seekers flock to Kufri in the winter to enjoy skiing and tobogganing along its snow-covered slopes. Continue your journey with a visit to the Indira Gandhi Holiday Home and onwards to Fagu to explore the nature trails and fruit orchards. Return to Shimla later this afternoon and stay overnight at the hotel.
Accommodation : The Oberoi Cecil, Shimla,Shimla or similiar
Cities Covered : New Delhi ,  Shimla
After breakfast, check out of your hotel and transfer to the railway station to board the train to Kalka. Receive assistance upon arrival in Kalka to board the train to Delhi. Upon arrival at Delhi, transfer to the airport to board your flight to your onward destination or transfer to your chosen Delhi hotel.
Accommodation : The Oberoi Cecil, Shimla,Shimla or similiar

Departure Dates and Rates

All Rates in US$ per person including ALL taxes and surcharges

ClassDatesSingle RateDouble RateTriple Rate
Oberoi Luxury
For departures October 1,2016 through March 31,2017 US$ 1,249 US$ 700 N/A
For departures April 1,2017 through September 30,2017 US$ 1,358 US$ 768 N/A
For departures October 1,2017 through March 31,2018 US$ 1,480 US$ 829 N/A

PLEASE NOTE: The above rates are calculated based on the local currency (INR) and are subject to change based on exchange rate fluctuations. Your balance payment will be due and payable based on the exchange rate at that time. An option to pay in full and lock in today's exchange rate is also available; please contact us for details

Your tour price includes:

  • 03 Nights Deluxe or Luxury Accommodation with private facilities per above room-sharing basis
  • Breakfast at all locations per the itinerary
  • Domestic bottled water at every meal and during sightseeing
  • Domestic train fare as per the itinerary 
  • Arrival and departure transfers with assistance
  • All sightseeing as per the itinerary with a local English-speaking guide 
  • Entrance fees to all monuments and cultural events as per the itinerary
  • Still & video camera charges at all monuments   
  • Baggage handling

Your tour price does not include:

  • Domestic or international airfare
  • Any airport departure taxes
  • Any lunches or dinners
  • Any compulsory holiday dinners or celebrations required by the hotels
  • Travel insurance or Mediclaim
  • Any alcohol, beverages, laundry, telephone calls, gratuities, or other items of a personal nature
  • Any expenses not specifically mentioned as included 

A surcharge may be applicable for departures during Christmas and/or New Year.

Terms and Conditions

PAYMENT TERMS:

25% of total tour cost due at the time of booking

75% or balance no later than 65 days prior to tour departure date

 

CANCELLATION FEES:

(i) 25% of the total tour value if cancelled more than 65 days prior to date of first service sold by TRAVBUZZ / PALACE TOURS
(ii) 100% of the total tour value if cancelled 0-64 days prior to date of first service sold by TRAVBUZZ / PALACE TOURS

 

We strongly recommend purchasing travel insurance to cover the losses incurred in case of cancellation. For information on available plans or to purchase travel insurance, please visit www.palacetours.com/insurance.





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Please note : A visa or visas may be required for some or all of the countries visited on the tour selected. Please check with the respective consulates in your country for visa requirements and they may vary depending on visitor's nationality, origin and/or destination.