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How to Spend a Week in the Himalayas with Your Special Someone

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Beautiful valleys, pleasant weather and a host of stuff to do! Shimla and around are a perfect time to escape your daily grind and spend catch up time with your special one. Here is a plan to do just that. 

How to Spend a Week in the Himalayas with Your Special Someone:

  1. Chandigarh
  2. Shimla (Himachal Pradesh)
  3. Tattapani , Naldehra (Himachal Pradesh)
  4. Kufri (Himachal Pradesh)
  5. Green Valley, Shimla (Himachal Pradesh)

Day 1. A spectacular drive to begin your week of togetherness

A spectacular drive to begin your week of togetherness
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source: chandigarhtaxiservice01.blogspot.com

Endless fields on the plains near Chandigarh give way to dense forests of the oaks, Deodar, Pine and the Rhododendron. You are embraced by the of the spiritual, majestic, wild and awe-inspiring Himalayas, the highest mountain chain in the world. 

Day 2. Spend your day exploring historic Shimla

Spend your day exploring historic Shimla
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source: www.himachalecotourism.nic.in

Used by the British as a summer retreat from the hotter plains, Shimla is full of Victorian buildings and reminiscence of the British raj. Spend your day exploring the town, shopping at the mall area, the beautiful churches, the temples and the Palace of the Maharaja of Patiala. Relax at your hotel in the evening. 

Day 3. Get ready to raft the Sutlej near Tattapani

Get ready to raft the Sutlej near Tattapani
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source: www.himachalonline.in

Tattapani, on the banks of the River Sutlej is a beautiful town that is base camp to some of the best white rafting waters in the country. This 60 km 3 hour jpurney from Shimla is filled with little Himalayan villages and is a very scenic drive through beautiful valleys and intermittent company of the Sutlej. 

Day 4. Visit the hot water spring at Tattapani

Visit the hot water spring at Tattapani
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source: Shimlaonline

After an exciting rafting expereince, visit the hot water spring about 5 km from Tattapani where the sulphurous water is said to heal multiple ailments. Also visit the temples near the Shiva cave (shiv ka goofa) close to the spring. 

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Day 5. Drive to natures playground, Kufri

Drive to natures playground, Kufri
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source: shreekantv-nomad.blogspot.com

A 50 km drive through spectacular valleys and pristine Himalayan forests brings to Kufri. Kufri has a Himalayan wild life zoo which hosts rare antelopes, felines and birds including the Himalayan monal, the state bird of Himachal Pradesh. During winter a meandering path through the potato plantations turns into a popular ski track

Day 6. Return to Shimla after visiting Green Valley

Return to Shimla after visiting Green Valley
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source: trawell

Visit this patch of prisitine wilderness while returning to Shimla from Kufri. The 20 km ride passes through Shimla Reserve Forest sanctuary and is one of the most beautiful routes in this journey. Stay the night at Shimla. Spend the evening at a cafe in Shimla and reflect on your little adventure you both have just had. 

Day 7. Make your way back to Chandigarh

Make your way back to Chandigarh
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source: www.sunparkresorts.com

Make you way back to Chandigarh and get ready to head back home with a bag full of memories and a renewed bond

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