Film Shooting Locations Himachal Shimla Manali and Tours 2019 2020

Film Shooting Locations Himachal Shimla Manali and Tours 2019 2020 - Destination Overview
  • Package Prices
    Himachal Film Shooting Destinations packages for Shimla Dharamshala start from Rs 9999/- with 4 star hotel stay
  • Location: Himachal Pradesh,India -
  • Nearest Airport: Bhuntar Airport Kullu for Manali Shooting Locations, Kangra Airport for Kangra valley shooting locations
  • How to reach: Bhuntar Airport, Kangra Airport
  • Season to Visit: Himachal Pradesh is open all year round.

Bollywood Film Shooting Locations Tour Guide - 2019 2020

Himachal Shimla Manali Dhramshala Dalhousie

Holiday Tour in Himachal Best Shooting Locations - Shimla Manali Dharamshala Dalhousir - 

One Week Tour Package Deal: Overview

Explore the vacations best shooting locations in Himachal yourself by visiting Shimla, Manali, Dharamshala, Dalhousie. You will spend 1 night in Chandigarh, 2 nights in Shimla and 2 nights in manali. We will ensure that you fully enjoy your holidays with great and memorable happiness; we will arrange a luxurious accommodation and picturesque excursions to great locations. This is our best package offering

Package Inclusion:-

  • Accommodation at Shooting Location Site for 1 night on twin sharing basis in Chandigarh

  • Accommodation at shooting location site for 3 nights on twin sharing basis in Manali

  • Accommodation at shooting locatuon site for 2 nights on twin sharing basis in Shimla

  • All Meals Shimla and Manali

  • Daily breakfast at Chandigarh

  • All transfers and sightseeing as per itinerary in an air conditioned vehicle (air conditioning will work in plain areas only)

  • All hotel and transportation taxes



Tour of Himachal Shooting Locations - Shimla Manali One Week Tour Package: Itinerary

Day 01: Delhi to Shimla (370kms/9hrs)

Meals: breakfast & dinner

After arrival at New Delhi airport / railway station you will be transferred by road to Shimla. On arrival check-in at the hotel in Shimal. Spend the rest of the evening at leisure later after a delicious dinner enjoy a comfortable  stay at the hotel. Overnight stay in Shimla

Day 02 & Day 03 : City tour of Shimla &  Shooting Locations Tour

Meals: breakfast & dinner

After having brekfast you will visit Various Sites of Famous Bollywood Shooting Locations in Shimla, Kufri, Chail. It will be a guided tour where you will be told various interesting anacdotes annd tales of famous movies.

Locations Covered in the 2 Day Tour of Shimla

1. Bang Bang Movi Location -  Ritz, Mall Road, Kufri and Lakker Bazar.

2. Black Movie Locations - Woodville Palace of Shimla, which had been shown as the house of Michelle McNally(Protagonist). 

3. Three Idiots Location - Locations shot in Town Hall and Ritz.

4. Tamasha - Shooting Locations in Jakhu Temple, SummerHill and Toy Train in Shimla.

5. Jab we Met - The popular song “Aoge Jab Tum Sajna” was shot at Mall Road. Mountain Railway and summer hill area in Shimla also made the significant presence in the movie.

6. Gadar Ek Prem Katha -  Visit The convent school shown is, in reality, the famous Bishop Cotton’s school of the town.

7. Visit Best locations for movie shootings in Shimla - The green meadows, colorful flower beds, high hills overlooking the valleys, snow capped mountains, thick bed of snow are seen in various scenes shot in Shimla. 

The top locations Tour include :

1. Town Hall: One of the favourite spots of Shimla, Three Idiots had a number of scene shot here. This famous shooting place is just 1 Km from our hotel on mall road Shimla.

2. Christ Church: One of the ancient churches of Shimla where one can feel the yesteryears of Shimla. Just 6 minutes drive from our 4-star hotel in Shimla.

Other movie shootings Lour in shimla

3. Bishop Cotton School : Another popular location used in the movie Gadar ek prem Katha movie shootings in shimla

4. Gaiety theatre : This is where the song ‘Main nikla gaddi leke’ was shot among many others, movie shootings in shimla

5. Hotel Willow Banks Shimla : The shooting of Tamasha and Jab we met was done outside the Hotel Willow Banks, a 4-star hotel, In addition the movie Shoebite with Amitabh Bachchan was shot here too but was not released. 


Day 03: Shimla - Manali (257kms/7hrs)

Meals: breakfast & dinner

After breakfast depart to Manali, a picture perfect hill station at an altitude of 1929mtrs. On arrival check-in at the hotel. Spend the rest of the evening at leisure strolling through the Manali market. In the evening after a sumptous dinner settle down for a comfortable overnight stay at the hotel. Overnight stay in Manali

Day 04: Bollywood shooting location tour of Manali

Meals: breakfast & dinner

After an appetizing breakfast proceed for a full day tour of Manali Tour visiting famous shooting locations in Manali

In addition, you will be visiting the 450 years old temple dedicated to Hadimba Devi, Jagatsukh, and Vashist kund. Visit the Tibetan Monastery and the handicraft center and walk to the nearby picturesque village of Vashist known for its hot sulphur springs. In the evening after a delicious dinner settle down for a comfortable overnight stay at the hotel in Manali. 


Day 05: Manali - Rohtang Pass-Manali (51kms/2Hrs)

Meals: breakfast & dinner

After having breakfast you will visit the Solang Valley and the Rohtang Pass nestled in the snow peaked mountains. Rohtang pass is 51 km from Manali and is situated at an altitude of 3978 meters. In the evening after a delectable dinner settle down for a comfortable overnight stay at the hotel in Manali.  

Day 06: Manali to Dharamshala (234Kms/7Hrs)

After breakfast you will proceed for Dharamshala which is 234 km far away from Manali. On the way to Dharamshala you will have lunch in any good restaurant/ Dhaba. After arrival you will transfer to hotel. Please click to read more...

Overnight stay in Dharamshala

Day 07: City tour of Dharamshala & Mcleodganj

After breakfast you will visit for city tour of Dharamshala which include Dalai Lama Temple, Bagsunnag temple, Mcleodganj. After having lunch restaurant later you will visit Bhagsu Nag, St.John's ChurchIn the evening back to hotel. Overnight stay in Dharamshala

McLeod Ganj: McLeod Ganj is named after Sir Donald Friell McLeod who was the Lieutenant-Governor of Punjab under whom the area was developed. The place is known for its various attractions including the residence of the 14th Dalai Lama. The place is one of the most frequented spots in Dharamshala and is famous for its Tibetan culture, handicrafts and temples. The Hanuman Tibba is the highest peak at the height of 5,639 meters above sea level and can be viewed from McLeod Ganj.

Tsuglagkhang: Tsuglagkhang is the abode of His Holiness Dalai Lama. This complex houses Namgyal Monastery where thousends of pilgrims offer prayers. The most unique feature of this monastery is its diversity of practise.It also houses 3 metre high bronze statues of Sakyamuni Buddha, Valokitesvara and Padmasambhava.Situated next to the Tsuglagkhang Temple, the Kalachakra Temple is open to the public. The Dalai Lama uses this temple as his base for public teaching.

St. John's Church: St. John's Church is one of the major attractions, which is a testimony of the bygone British Era. Constructed in 1852, this historic church built in Gothic style is famous for its tapering high windows and a bell in the compound

Dal Lake(McLeod GanJ): Dal Lake is situated at a height of 1775m above sea-level,it is about 2 km away from Mcleodganj. Nestling amidst lush green forests of deodar trees, the Dal Lake is famous for its scenic beauty and pilgrimage center.The area around Dal Lake is a natural paradise.Back to the hotel late evening. You can do shopping at McLeodganj Market or buy some Tibetan souvenirs at the Tibetan Handicrafts Market.

Day 08: Dharamshala to Chandigarh (247km/6hours)

After breakfast you will proceed for Chandigarh which is 247km far away from Dharamshala. On the way to Chandigarh have lunch in a good restaurant/ Dhaba. After arrival at Chandigarh you will visit some famous place which include Rose Garden and Sukhna Lake. In the evening back to hotel. Overnight stay in Chandigarh.

Rose Garden: Zakir Hussain Rose Garden Asia's largest Rose Garden and is spreaded over 30 acres of land having over 1600 different species or roses  It is being maintained by expert gardeners and has a clean and organized look. It is a garden where one gathers to enjoy the view and spend his free time so it contains food stalls and the necessary sitting area and walking paths.

Sukhna Lake: Sukhna Lake is a beautiful lake that lies in the foothills of Shivalik range. The unique thing about Sukhna is that it is a manmade lake.  in the morning to enjoy the cool breeze and the beauty of nature. Chandigarh Sukhna Lake serves as a great picnic spot and an apt place for pursuing water sport activities like boating, yachting and water skiing etc.

Day 09: Chandigarh to Delhi (250kms/5Hrs)

After post breakfast you will be driven to Delhi airport/railway station for onward journey. The wonderful trip to the mountains of Himachal end here with a bag full of memories to look back upon with relish and nostalgia. Tour end

Hindi Block Busters Movies Shootings locations in Himachal ( Full Details)

Bollywood Hindi Movies Shot in Shimla Chail Kufri Region

  • Who Kaun Thi - 1964 - Shimla - Song Naina Barse Rim Jhim Rimjhim - Sadhna - Manoj Kumar - Super Hit
  • Dil Apna Aur Preet Parai - 1960 - Shimla Many Scenes - Super Hit - Raaj Kumar, Meena Kumari, Nadira.
  • Love in Shimla  - 1960 - Shimla All Movie - Super Hit - Joy Mukhargee-Sadhna
  • Tere Ghar Ke Samne - 1963 - Shimla - song ‘Tu kahan ye bata is nasheeli raat mein" - Dev Aanand
  • Daag: A Poem of Love - 1973 - Shimla - song ‘Mere dil mein aaj kya hai Tu kahe to main bata doon’- Rajesh Khanaa Sharmila tagore
  •  Aa Gale Lag Jaa - 1973 - Shimla - Songs Aa Gale Lag Jaa ,Tera Mujhse Hain Pehle Ka Nata Koi” 
  • Dost - 1974 - Shimla to Taradevi Train -  song: Gaadi bula rahi hai, seeti baja rahi hai’  - Dharmendra - Super Hit
  • Namkeen - 1982 - Shimla - Full Movie - Super Hit Sanjeev Kumar
  • Gadar: Ek Prem Katha - 2001 - Shot at Bishop Cottons School and The Ridge (Shimla) - Super Hit
  • Koi… Mil Gaya - 2003 - Kasauli Solan - Super Hit - Hritik roshan
  • Chori Chori - 2003 - Shimla Woodville Palace Hotel and Chail Palace Hotel -  
  • Paap - 2004 - Spiti valley - Super Hit 
  • Black - 2005 - Shot at Christ Church and Indian Institute of Advanced Studies(Shimla)– College where Rani studies - Super Hit
  • Jab We Met - 2007 - Shimla - Aaoge Jab tum song in Jab We Met was shot in Shimla mall road, Shimla-Kalka toy train also featured
  • 3 Idiots - 2009 - Shot at various locations of Shimla , Chail and Manali -  Chail Palace Hotel 
  • Raaz 2 - 2009 - Shimla - Super Hit
  • Udaan - 2010 - Shimla - Shot in Bishop Cotton School, Shimla - 
  • Hansa - 2012 - Village in Himachal - Critics Award for 2012
  • Madras Cafe - 2013 - Kasauli - The scene of drunk Vikram Singh was shot at Church of England or Christ Church in Kasauli.
  • M Cream - 2014 - Himachal 
  • Mein Tera Hero
  • Barkhaa - 2015- Himchal - 
  • Tamasha - 2015 - Shimla

Bollywood Hindi Movies Shot in Spiti and Kinnaur Region ( Beyond Shimla)

  • Liar’s Dice - 2013 - Chitkul Village Kinnaur - Unreleased, Hindi road drama film, written and directed by Geetu Mohandas. 
  • Highway -2014 - Nako village,  Kaza and Tabo Monastery - Full Movie Shooting in Himachal

Bollywood Hindi Movies Shot in Kullu Manali Region

  • Madhumati  - 1958 -  Manali - Suhna Safar Song  - Super Hit - Dilip Kumar, Vajantimala
  • Gupt: The Hidden Truth - 1997 - Manali - Song “Mere khwabon mein tu” - Super Hit
  • Henna - 1991 - Manali - Kothi Village - Full Movie - Super Hit - Rishi kapoor, Zeba Bakhtiar
  • Saudagar - 1991 - Manali - Song "Imli Ka Boota" , ILU scene Hadimba Temple - Hotel Manali Resorts - Super Hit -  Dilip Kumar Raaj Kumar Vivek Mushran
  • Roja - 1992 - Manali - Fighting Scenes, Chase, Terrorist Scenes - Super Hit - “10 Best Soundtracks” of all time listed by TIME magazine - Arvind Goswami
  • 3 Idiots - 2009 - Shot at various locations of Shimla , Chail and Manali -  Chail Palace Hotel 
  • Krrish - 2006 - Shot at Solang Valley - Super Hit - Hritik Roshan
  • Desamuduru - 2007 - Manali - Action scenes
  • Jab We Met - 2007 - Manali - Song “Yeh Ishq Haye”  shot in Rohtang. Shimla-Kalka toy train also featured
  • 3 Idiots - 2009 - Shot at various locations Manali 
  • Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani  - 2013 - Manali - Shooting locations included Hadimba Temple, Gulaba, Banjaar, Hamta, and Naggar. 
  • Bang Bang - 2014 - Manali. At the Manali bridge where the majority of scenes were shot, It has become a grand tourist attraction and  renamed as Bang Bang Point.
  • Hero  - 2015 - Manali - Himachal​

Movies Shot in Kangra Palampur Dharamshla Region

  • Bombay Ka Babu - 1960 - Palampur, Jogindernagar - Full Movie & song Deeewana mastana hua dil - Super Hit
  • RockStar - 2011 - Dharamshala Mcleodganj - Song Sadda Haq”  at Norbulingka Institute at Dharamshala,Himachal Pradesh. - Super Hit

Movies Shot in Dalhousie Khajjiar Chamba Region

  • Taal - 1999 - Chamba - First Half of the movie - Super Hit - Aishwarya Rai, Khanna - 
  • Dor - 2006 - Bhandal Valley , Chamba Chamera Lake - Hit 
  • Lootera - 2013 - Kalatop Sanctuary Dalhousie
  • The Blue Umbrella - 2013 - Khajjiar Chamba - Cult Classic

Custom Tours - Films Shooting Locations in Himachal

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Tour of Beautiful Bollywood Movie Locations in Shimla :-

This capital city of Himachal Pradesh is very popular destination for Bollywood Movie shooting. Shimla has honor of locatio for Super hit films like Sanjay Leela Bhansali's Black and Vidhu Vinod Chopra's Kareeb, Old Movies Like Love in Shimla, Voh Kon Thi etc. As were films like the recent, Jab We Met and Three Idiots, Gadar: Ek Prem Katha, Black, Raju Chacha, Chori Chori, Lootmar, Baadal, Bade Dilwale, Kudrat

Jab We Met Movie Shooting Location in Shimla-Kalka Toy Train -Mall road Shimla

  • Scene1 : In Jab We Met, Shimla was the place where Geet (Kareena) stayed after she broke up with her boyfriend Anshuman.
  • Scene2 :The song is picturized in the Shimla town with a scene where Sahid Kapoor drives his car on the Shimla Mall road while searching out for Kareena. 

                                 Movie also features the Heritage toy train of Shimla when they head back to Kareena’s native place.

  • Aaoge Jab tum song in Jab We Met Shot in Shimla mall road Shimla, Himachal Pradesh, India.

3 Idiots  Bollywood Movie Locations Shimla,

  • Scene1: Place where Kareena was getting married.
  • Scene2 - Main scenes were shot in Town Hall of Shimla.
  • The famous song Behti Haawa Sa Tha Woh Shot in Christ Church. victory tunnel, Shimla bypass Shimla, Himachal Pradesh, India
  • Rancho's Home is actually the heritage Chail Palace hotel - Chail
  • Madhvan asking Rancho's address in Shimla is Christ Church, Shimla, 

Gadar Ek Prem Katha Movie Location Shimla

‘Gadar Ek Prem Katha’  movie Shooting in  Bishop Cottons School Shimla, Himachal Pradesh, India. The song “udja kale kawan” is picturized in Bishop Cotton School Shimla during the British Colonial Period.

Black Movie Shooting Location Shimla

  • Scene 1:- Indian Institute of Advanced Studies - College where Rani studies
  • Scene 2 :-The inspiration of the last decade “Black” has scenes shot in and around Shimla. In this movie the Woodville Palace had been used as the house of Michelle.Black’ Movie Shooting in  Christ Church, Woodville Palace Shimla, Himachal Pradesh, India

Visit - Other Hit Bollywood Movie Locations in Shimla

  • “Kraantiveer Movie was also shot at the Mall Road, the Ridge and the Scandal Point , Shimla, Himachal Pradesh, India.
  • "Main Tera Hero" scenes shot in the picturesque Shimla.
  • Horror movie Raaz II has many scenes shot in Shimla.
  • Tere Ghar ke Saamne Movie song  “Tu Kanha ye Baata” ” starring Dev Anand and Nutan has been shot at Shimla Railway Station. Himachal Pradesh, India
  • Main Aisa Hi Hoon” - starring Ajay Devgan and Esha Deol and its song 'Papa mere Papa' shows the Shimla city.
  • The song “deewanapan deewangi” featuring Isha Deol and Ajay Devgan is picturized near The Ridge and The Mall, Shimla. 
  • The Song “Gaadi Bula Rahi Hai” of the movie Dost starring Dharmendra, was shot in the Toy Train Shimla Himachal Pradesh, India
  • The song “Mere Dil Me Aaj Kya Hai” from Daag, Movie starring Rajesh Khanna and Sharmila Tagore has scenes shot in Shimla ,Himachal Pradesh, India
  • The song “yeh vaada hai” is a romantic track from the movie Raju Chacha featuring Ajay Devgan and Kajol. The song is mainly picturized in The woods of St. Bedes and the forest road of Shimla Himachal Pradesh, India.

Film Shooting Locations in Manali (Visit These Locations) 

Manali is one of the favorite places for Bollywood Movie shooting. Spots like Hadimba Devi TempleRohtang Pass, The Mall and Solang Valley extensively used as shooting location for most of the Bollywood movies.

                        Yeh Jawani Hai Diwani Bollywood Movie - Shooting in Hadimba Temple & Rahala Falls in Manali,

Scene Shoot :- Ranbir Kapoor and Deepika Padukone in the movie “Yeh Jawani Hai Deewani”; have been seen expressing their views about marriage at the backdrop of Hadimba TempleRahala Falls near Hadimba Temple is another picturesque spot for shooting.

  • Bollywood Movie - Jab We Met  Movie Shooting in Rohtang Pass and Manali - Scene Shoot:- Ever forget the scene where Shahid Kapoor is driving the jeep through  Rohtang Pass and beautiful Kareena Kapoor is singing the melodious song- Oh Rama, Yeh Ishq Haye, Baithe Bithaye of the hit movie Jab We Met (released 2007).
  •  Bollywood Movie - Krrish  Shooting Location in Solang Valley Manali -  Scene Shoot: Krrish Movie is shot in Beautiful Solang Valley in Manali  in various scenes water rafting scenes in the movie Krish (released 2006) starring Hrithik Roshan and Priyanka Chopra.
  • Bollywood Movie Roja movie Shooting Location - Hadimba Devi Temple Manali - Scene Shoot:- Hit movies Roja starring Madhu and Arvindwhen Arvind, who played the role of Madhu’s husband was kidnapped. Many scenes of this movie revolve around this age old temple Hadimba Devi Temple.
  •  Bollywood Movie Raaz Shooting in Manali - Shooting:-The movie Raaz - The Mystery Continues (release 2009) directed by Mohit Suri has also many scenes shot in Manali.
  • Gulam movie Shooting Location - Chandiyari located at the banks of Beas River, Manali - Song Shoot:- Beas River is the place where the song Aankhon Se Tune Ye Kya Keh Diya of hit movie Ghulam starring Rani Mukhejee and Aamir Khan.
  • Classics  Songs  Henna’ and ‘Laal Dupatta Malmal Ka’Shooting in  Manali.
  • Saudagar Movie Song Shooting in Manali - Song Shot:- The song ILU ILU
  • Aap ki Kasam Song Shooting in Manali - Song Shoot:- The song Aap ki Kasam from the movie Aap Ki Kasam (release 1974) have been shot in Manali showcasing the beauty and elegance of this wonderful hill station.
  • Bang Bang, being directed by Siddarth Anand, under the banner of Fox Star Studios (FSS) India, is also set to shot in Manali.
  • “Mary Com”, the biopic Blockbuster movie based on the life of famous female boxer of India Mary Com starring Priyanka Chopra has also been shot in Manali. 

Shooting of the Highway Movie in Himachal

Highway movie-2014 was extensivly shot in Himachal Kinnaur and Lahaul Spiti Areas, Himachal has never been captured so beautifully in any movie and this is the movie which takes you to the far off areas like Nako, Tabo, Kaza, RecongPio

Some Scenes from the Movie - Highway

  • Veera and Team are Walking up the Spiti Valley into the mountains, beside the frozen Spiti River
  • Veera is sitting in the front of village Nako & Nako Lake in its centre, Himachal Pradesh, India
  • Veera standing in in the mountains of Kaza, Himachal Pradesh, India
  • Veera in  Tabo monastery, Himachal Pradesh, India
  • Film crew at Recong Peo Bus Stand