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Dream Himalayas with Golden Temple

Delhi - Amritsar -  Dharamsala - Manali - Shimla - Chandigarh - Delhi (10 Nights / 11 Days)



  Day 01 / Arrival Delhi


India Gate



The Golden Temple





Bhagsu Waterfall



Hadimba Devi Temple




Jakhoo Temple





Arrive Delhi, meet assist at the airport & transfer to hotel. Night stay in Delhi.
Day 02 / Delhi

After breakfast move for sightseeing tour of New Delhi . Visit the 11th century Qutab Minar, India Gate , the Presidentís House, Humayun's Tomb, Mahatma Gandhi Memorial, Also visit Laxmi Narayan temple popularly known as Birla Temple. Overnight stay in Delhi.

Day 03 / Delhi- Amritsar ( By train 6 Hrs ) 450 Kms
Early morning pick up from hotel & transfer to railway station to board the super fast air-conditioned train to Amritsar . Breakfast in the train, arrive Amritsar and transfer to hotel.

Evening visit Wagah Border to watch Border Retreat Ceremony
The pageant of the beating of the retreat and the change of guard within handshaking distance of the Indian and Pakistani forces here makes the most charming of the spectacles as a daily evening drill. Ascertain the timings before you leave to see this spectacle since these are changed seasonally. Wagha is the only land border open between Pakistan and India. Night stay in Amritsar.

Day 04 / Amritsar - Local Tour -  Dharamsala ( By road Approx 5 Hrs ) 200 Kms
After breakfast visit The Golden Temple-the holy scripture is brought in a vivid procession from the Akal Takhat (the highest temporal seat of the Sikhs) in the morning to the temple to be returned at night. Singing is central to Sikh worship & is a feast to the souls when hymns from the holy scripture are recited Kirtan and the waves of the classical ragas, a sublime blend of voice & music.

Also visit Jallianwala Bagh- Martyrsí Memorial built in the shape of eternal flame of liberty is situated on the outskirts of Golden Temple. Here about 1500 and 2000 persons who were attending a peaceful meeting during the freedom movement fell under the bullets of the British General Dyer on 13 April 1919 and the city of Amritsar.

After sightseeing ,Drive to dharamsala . Evening at leisure. Overnight in the hotel at Dharmasala.

Day 05 / Dharamsala
Have breakfast. Move for sightseeing covering Namgayal Monastery,

Bhagsunath Temple- Just 11-km from the town center of Dharamsala is the ancient temple of Bhagsunath. There are many fresh watersprings close to the temple, which are considered sacred by the Hindus.

St. John's Church: One of the most poignant memories of the British Raj is the church of St. John, situated in the wilderness. This charmingly dressed stone church is located just 8-km from Dharamsala on the way to McLeod Ganj. Under the shade of Doedar branches, a memorial has been made over the body of the British Viceroy, Lord Elgin who died at Dharamsala in 1863. & Tibetian Children Village Institute. Return to hotel. Overnight stay.

Day 06 / Dharamsala - Manali ( By road 7 Hrs) 250 Kms
After breakfast. Leave for Manali-the most sought after Destination of Kulu Valley. Also referred to as the "Valley of the Gods", Manali is an important hill station of northern India and is the destination of thousands of tourists every year. Besides offering quite a few places for sightseeing, Manali is also an ideal place for the ones in search of both comfort and also for adventure sports like skiing, hiking, mountaineering, paragliding, rafting, trekking, kayaking, and mountain biking. Late evening check in hotel. Overnight stay.
Day 07 /  Manali
After breakfast. Morning at leisure for your own activities Afternoon move for the sightseeing in Manali covering.

Vashishtha Baths-The hot water spring of Vashishtha is famous for its medicinal power and a must visit site during vacations in Manali. A large number of people throng here for a bath as the water of the spring is believed to cure several diseases. There is a pyramidal stone temple nearby, which is dedicated to Vashishta Muni.

Hadimba Devi Temple-The Hadimba Devi temple is an important place to visit for tourists on vacation in Manali. The temple is dedicated to the goddess-turned-demoness Hadimba (or Hirimba), the wife of Bhima. Built in the 1553, this temple is locally known as Doongri Mata temple. Return to hotel. Overnight stay

Day 08 / Manali

After breakfast. Take a walk and chase the shepherd trails Way up to the hills of the Kullu Valley and capture a Picture of Himalayan Culture. Afterwards visit Tibetan Monastery-Tourists must surely visit the colourful Tibetan monastery during their vacation in Manali. The monastery is famous for its carpet-weaving unit where the residents, the immigrants from Tibet, produce handicrafts of various kinds that attract the tourists towards it. Evening at leisure. Overnight stay.

Day 09 / Manali - Shimla ( By road Approx 7 Hrs ) 270 Kms
After breakfast leave for Shimla-the summer capital of British Raj Reach Shimla late evening. Check in hotel. Overnight stay.
Day 10 / Shimla
After breakfast move for local sightseeing in

Shimla - The pleasant sprawling town set among the pine-clad hills presents the visitor with glimpses of fading colonial charm. The buildings, The Mall, the picnic spots tell you the story of the era when it was the summer capital of the British India. A visit to the Mall brings you to the centre of activity in the city. Move around the city and you get to see some of the fascinating sights of the landscape around. Some of the major attractions around are Jakhoo Hill, Glen, Summer Hill, Chadwick Falls, Prospect Hill, Institute of Advance Studies, Sankat Mochan, Taradevi Temple and Himachal State Museum.

The excursions around Shimla are equally interesting experience as they unveil to you the glory of the Raj era. You can take a trip to the oldest and highest golf course in India and to the world's highest cricket ground. For the religious minded, the ancient temples around the Shimla are worth a visit. Some of the interesting spots around Shimla are Naldhera, Tattapani, Wildflower Hall, Mashobra, Craignano, Kufri and Chail.Return to hotel. Overnight stay.

Day 11 / Shimla - Chandigarh ( By road Approx 3 Hrs ) 130 Kms
After early breakfast leave for Chandigarh also known as The City Beautiful. Afternoon visit Rock Garden &  Sukhna Lake. Later in the evening transfer to the railway station to board Shatabadi Express for New Delhi. Arrival in Delhi and transfer to airport for fly back to home. Or overnight stay in Delhi for next day flight to home country.



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