Shimla (May 25): Himachal Pradesh tourism department has announced a new packages to woo tourists during the ongoing summer season to visit attractive destinations like the Nicholas Roerich Art Gallery at Nagger in Kullu district, Sardar Shobha Singh Art Gallery at Andretta in Kangra district, Kangra Art Museum, snowclade Rohtang Pass, McLeodganj, Dharmshala international stadium and Dal lake in Kangra district bedides tourist resorts like Manali, Shimla, Chail, Fagu, and Kufri.
Tourism information centre in-charge at Shimla, Varun Sharma, said that Himachal Pradesh Tourism Development Corporation is offering package tours for two to four days during this summer tourist season, providing taxi and lodging in various hotel units of HPTDC.
He said that Nagger Hotel Castle of HPTDC would offer local sight-seeing tour after breakfast to Roerich Art Gallery, followed by visit to world tourist destination Manali, Hadimba Devi temple, Manu temple and Tibetan monastery.
The cost of package for this circuit would be Rs 10,700 four persons, Rs 7,500 per 3 persons and Rs 5,900 for couple or two persons. It would includes 2nd
day full taxi by concerned hotel and accommodation and meal.
In order to carry tourists to snow clad Rohtang Pass, Manali Rendevous-I package of two or thriee nights has been offered at Hotel Kunzam in Manali. Tourist would also be offered paragliding at Solang near Manali at the end of
this tour. Tourists would have to pay Rs 15,200 for four persons, Rs 10,900 to three and Rs 8,100 to two persons respectively. In order to avail this
package tourists could avail Volvo bus service of HPTDC from Dehli to
Manali and vice versa incurring additional fare of Rs 1,190 per seat
from the package for one side.
In another offer, HPTDC has arranged tour to Kangra Art Museum displaying original throne of Raja Sansar Chand, a famous ruler of Katoch lineage. It also showcases specimens of World famed Kangra miniature paintings and many other artifacts dating back to 5th century. Tourists would later be taken to Sardar Shobha Singh Art Gallery, Andretta, the anode of famous playwright
Norah Richards and artist Shobha Singh. In the last leg of the tour, taxi service would be available for McLeodganj, Dal Lake, Bhagsu Nag tempe. HPTDC will charge Rs 20,200 for four persons, Rs 15,200 for three and Rs 11,600 for 2 pesons respectively.