Day-1 Arrive Chandigarh - Shoghi. Nature walk in evening. Arrive Chandigarh and proceed to Shoghi (105 kms - 3.5 hrs). Time permitting opt for evening nature walk enroute spotting several species of flora and fauna (birds, barking deer, mountain goats etc.)
Day-2 Activiites in and around Shoghi Those interested in adventure can opt for activities such as Rappelling, Rock Climbing, Valley Crossing, Forest treks etc OR Guests interested in walking there are several walking trails of varying difficulty and duration 1-2 hours, half day, full day, night walks, walks along the World Heritage Kalka-Shimla Train track OR Those who just want to relax can enjoy nature and green backdrop.
Day-3 Shoghi - Shoja. Walks around Shoja. Proceed to Shoja (8500 ft asl, 158 kms - 5 hrs) via Jalori pass. Evening walk around Shoja, time permitting or just enjoy stunning views (Himalayan views on a clear day).
Day-4 Walks around Shoja Guests have option to take walks around the area. Options here are Serolsar Lake (5 kms - half day), Waterfall point (2 hour walk), Raghupur Fort (6 kms - half day) etc.
Day-5 Shoja - Manali. Visits around Manali. Proceed to Manali (6500+ ft asl, 115 kms - 3.5 hours). Afternoon visit to local sightseeing options such as Hadimba Temple, Vashisht hot water springs, Manu Temple and Arjun Gufa.
Day-6 Rohtang Excursion. Solang Valley Adventure. Half-day excursion to Rohtang Pass (42 kms - 12000+ ft asl). Rohtang pass is one area where one may get snow in Summer. Guests enjoy snow experience (Rohtang Pass need permits as limited number of vehicles are allowed for a visit). Altenratively you may plan an excursion to Lahaul area across the renowned Atal Tunnel. On the way back visit Solang Valley, hub of adventure sports in Manali such as Paragliding, Zorbing etc. Solang Valley turns into a Ski resort in Winter.
Day-7 Manikaran or Jana Waterfalls Excursion Day excursion to Kullu Valley and Manikaran hotwater springs / Manikaran Sahib Gurdwara (80+ kms one way from Manali) or visit Jana waterfalls, a perennial waterfall at 40 kms from Manali (Jana waterfall is perennial and it is recommended to also have lunch at one of the Dhabas around here).
Day-8 Manali - Chandigarh Proceed to Chandigarh (292 kms - 8 hrs). Reach by evening.
Day-9 Departure Depart for onward journey.
Shoghi - Shoghi is a wooded area 15 kms before Shimla. There are couple of adventure / nature oriented resorts here that are good for guests who want to do nothing of touristy Shimla and want to be by the nature.
Shoja - Shoja (or called Sohja or Sojha) is a Himalayan hamlet (8500 ft asl) 5 kms short of Jalori Pass. The area is blessed with exceptional Himalayan beauty and is excellent for walks, treks, bird watching and a nature centric experience.
Manali - Manali (7000 ft) is a major hill station and a preferred Ex-Chandigarh weekend Getaway and a destination for Honeymooners, adventure lovers.
Chandigarh - Chandigarh is a major business centre and hub for Software, IT and ITES companies. Chandigarh is a tourist destination being a transit point for guests on Delhi - Manali route and an access point to visit neighboring hills of Himachal Pradesh and hill station of Shimla.