Best of Himachal with Golden Temple [2N Shimla - 3N Manali 2N Dharamshala 1N Dalhousie 1N Amritsar]

 


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Day 01 Arrival in Delhi | Drive to Shimla (340 kms / approx. 7 hours)

Meet our representative upon arrival in Delhi and proceed to Shimla - abounds in natural bounty and looks picture perfect. The small hill station amidst the lofty snow-clad Himalayan ranges, surrounded by lakes and lush green pastures look as though an artist has painted them. The unique thing about Shimla is that it still retains its colonial charm. Check-in at the hotel and spend evening at leisure. Dinner and overnight stay in Shimla.

Day 02 Trip to Kufri

Drive to Kufri after breakfast. This is a popular picnic spot located 16km from Shimla. You may hike on foot to the Mahasu Peak or pay for a mule ride up the hill. Mahasu is the tallest peak in Kufri that gives tourists an amazing view of distant snow-capped peaks. Return to the hotel in the afternoon. In the evening, take a walk on Shimla’s famous boulevard, Mall Road. See fine specimens of colonial architecture, snack at the various eateries in the market or shop for souvenirs. Dinner and overnight stay at the hotel.

Day 03 Drive to Manali (300 kms / approx. 6.5 hours)

Meet our representative upon arrival in Chandigarh and proceed to Manali - offers super views of the Dhauladhar and Pir Panjal ranges, and with mountain adventures beckoning from all directions, Manali is a year-round magnet for tourists.Apart from temples, Manali is popular among adventure tourists coming for trekking, paragliding, rafting and skiing. Check-in at the hotel and spend evening at leisure. Dinner and overnight stay in Manali.

Day 04Sightseeing in Manali

In morning after breakfast, go on an adventurous drive to Solang valley – a major attraction, without which the trip remains incomplete. All above mentioned adventure activities can be availed here at Solang Valley. Apart from activities, there are splendid views to enjoy in and around the Solang Valley. Later, today visit popular Hadimba Temple, Naggar Castle and Art gallery. In the evening, go for a walk along Mall Road. Overnight stay at the hotel.

Day 05 Day at leisure in Manali

After breakfast, enjoy full day at leisure in Manali. Alternatively, you may explore the destination offering numerous adventure sports and other places of interest. Dinner and overnight stay in Manali.

Day 06 Drive from Manali – Dharamshala (215 kms / approx. 6 hours)

After breakfast, check-out from the hotel and drive to Dharamshala. Upon arrival, check-in to the hotel. Spend the evening at leisure. Overnight stay at the hotel.

Day 07 Sightseeing in Dharamshala

After breakfast, visit Tsuglagkhang Complex - Centre of Tibetan culture, which includes a museum and the residence of His Holiness Dalai Lama – the spiritual leader of Tibetan Buddhism. Later, visit popular monasteries, Tibetan medicalcenter and the Church of St. John. Also, you may rejuvenate yourself with yoga and meditation retreats available in Dharamshala (optional). Dinner and overnight stay in Dharamshala.

Day 08 Drive from Dharamshala – Dalhousie (115 kms / approx. 3.5 hours)

After breakfast, check-out from the hotel and drive to Dalhousie. Upon arrival, check-in to the hotel. Later, visit Bhulwani Mata Mandir at Bara Pathar and hike up the Bakrota Hills to see an impressive view of snow-clad peaks. Also, see St. John’s Church. It was the first to be built after the town of Dalhousie was founded. Dinner and overnight stay at the hotel.

Day 09 Drive from Dalhousie – Amritsar (200 kms / approx. 4.5 hours)

After early breakfast, drive to Amritsar - colloquially known as Ambarsar, is a spiritually significant city for the followers of Sikhism. The city derives its name from the sacred pool, which was founded in 1574 by Guru Ram Das - the 4th Sikh guru. This holy pond circumscribes Harmandir Sahib, which is popularly known as the Golden Temple amongst devotees. After check-in at the hotel, proceed to India-Pakistan border at Wagah. Watch the ‘Beating the Retreat’ ceremony where soldiers of both countries bring down their respective national flags in their unique styles. After returning, visit the iconic Golden Temple. Overnight stay in hotel.

Day 10 Drive from Amritsar – Chandigarh (230 kms / approx. 4.5 hours) | Departure from Chandigarh

After breakfast, you will be transferred to Chandigarh airport for return journey back home.

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9 Nights / 10 Days
Shimla - Manali Dharamshala Dalhousie Amritsar

Package Highlights :

  • Excursion to Kufri, Mall road and scandal point in Shimla
  • Solang Valley, Hadimba Temple, Mall road and much more... in Manali
  • In Dharamshala, visit Tsuglagkhang Complex (Museum and Home of Dalai Lama), Tour of Norbulingka Institute, Monasteries and Yoga/Meditation programs (optional)
  • In Dalhousie, visit st. John’s Church, Bara pathar&Bakrota Hills
  • In Amritsar, visit Harminder Sahib –The Golden Temple and Wagah (India-Pakistan border)
  • Sightseeing tours by private air-conditioned vehicle
  • Startin Delhi and End in Chandigarh
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Package Valid from 1st April to 30th September

Hotels Offered :

City Nights Category A Category B Meal Plan
Shimla 2 East Bourne Resort & Spa Woodville Palace Resorts Breakfast & Dinner
Manali 3 Citrus Resort Manali Heights Breakfast & Dinner
Dharamshala 2 Indraprastha Spa Resort WH Grace Hotel Breakfast & Dinner
Dalhousie 1 JK Clarks Grand View Breakfast & Dinner
Amritsar 1 Hyatt Radisson Blu Breakfast

Package Cost :

  Category A Category B
Cost Per Person when 2 Person Travelling Rs. 51,000/- Rs. 41,720/-
Cost Per Person when 4 Person Travelling Rs. 44,770/- Rs. 54,495/-
Cost for Extra Adult / Child with Bed Rs. 24,410/- Rs. 16,320/-

 

Package Inclusions :

  • 9 night accommodation in well-appointed rooms as mentioned above hotels or equivalent
  • Sightseeing as per itinerary by private tourist vehicle(Air conditioner in vehicles will not work in hilly areas)
  • Drivers allowances, toll taxes and Govt. Service Tax

Package Exclusions :

  • Air tickets and airport taxes
  • Guide service as per the itinerary
  • Excursion to Rohtang Pass
  • Entrance fee at Monuments/parks as per the itinerary
  • Special activities as per the itinerary
  • Items of personal nature like laundry, phone calls, tips to guides / drivers etc.
  • Camera / Video camera fees applicable at monuments

Note :

  • Monuments closed on :
    Rohtang Pass road would remain closed every Tuesday for maintenance purpose
    Dharamshala - Tibetan Institutes remain closed on Sunday & Second Saturday of Month, 2 Oct, 15 Aug, All Tibetan Holidays.
    Tibetan School Office is closed on all Saturdays
  • Medium vehicle will be provided for 1-3 travelers and Innova will be provided for 4-5 travelers.
  • Hotel Check in 1400hrs and check out 1200hrs



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