Himachal Discovery Tour
Delhi| Amritsar | Dalhousie | Dharamsala | Manali | Shimla | Delhi
(10 Nights / 11 Days)
Express love for each other, in the beautiful Himalayan surroundings of Shimla and Manali. Explore the most gorgeous valleys, spectacular mountains, thick forests. Let valleys of Himachal turn your ‘just holiday’ into a romantic tour. An 11 day long sojourn to beautiful hill stations of North India will revitalize your sense with new vigor and will bequeath you with memories to be cherished for life. The tour encompasses various gorgeous hill stations of the country perfect to beat the summer heat of the plains. The destinations included are Delhi, Amritsar, Dalhousie, Chamba, Dharmashala, Manali and Shimla Chandigarh Explore all the main tourist attractions at all these destinations under the guidance of expert guides and historians.
Day 1: Delhi – Amritsar 450 Kms Pick up from Delhi drive to to Amritsar. Check-in the hotel. Evenig at leisure and visit the Golden Temple in the evening. Dinner and overnight at Hotel in Amritsar.
Day 2: Amritsar. Full day S/S tour of Amritsar. Visit the Jalaianwala Bagh and the villages of Punjab. Evening witness the Spectacular Parade at Bagaha Border (Border dividing India and Pakistan), Evening retun to Hotel in Amritsar. Overnight at Hotel in Amritsar.
Day 3: Amritsar – Dalhousie 200Kms After breakfast, drive to Dalhousie, followed by hotel check-in.
Day 4: Dalhousie – Chamba – Khajjiar – Dalhousie Today, we proceed to Khajjiar, en-route visiting Chamba. Khajjiar is part of the notified Kalatop – Khajjiar sanctuary. The Monal Pheasant, a bird which was fairly common till recent times has become relatively difficult to spot nowadays but this species can be spotted here. Check-in at the hotel in Dalhousie for overnight stay.
Day 5: Dalhousie – Dharamshala 150 Kms After breakfast drive to Dharamshala. Mcleodganj is a famous little town of Dharamshala also known as “Little Tibet”. The Dalai Lama resides here. At the start of Mcleodganj is a small bazaar filled with variety of Tibetan handicrafts and artifacts. At the end of the spur lies the Namgyal Monastery. O/N stay at the hotel.
Day 6: Dharamshala – Manali 250 Kms After breakfast drive to Manali, followed by overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 7: Manali After breakfast you may take a walking tour of Manali, visiting the 450 years old temple dedicated to Hadimba Devi in OLD MANALI AREA, which has some excellent woodcarving. You also visit the Vashisht Bath, Jagat Sukh Tibetan Monastery and the handicraft center. The rest of the day at leisure or walk to the nearby picturesque village of Vashisht known for its hot sulphur springs. Visit to Roreich Art Gallery at Naggar and Also visit the Temple there. Evening return to hotel. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 8: Manali Drive to Malana. Full Day Visit Malana village. Malana is a tiny village with just about 100 houses and is very unique in many other ways people here believe they are descendents of Alexander the great.
Getting there :Malana is nestled six kilometres above the town of Jari in the Parvatti Valley. It is about 3700 meters above sea, and is connected to the Kullu valley by three mountain passes.Nearest Road : Manikaran or Jari or Kullu. But, to get to these places, you have to walk on mountains ie trek to Malana. In Jari they are building a dam, so you can drive your car to the top of the project and leave it there. After that, you’ve got a beautiful and difficult 3 hour trek through forest and river to the top of a mountain. Overnight at hotel in Kullu/Kasol/Bhunter.
Day 9: Kullu– Shimla 240 Kms After breakfast drive to Shimla, followed by check-in and overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 10: Shimla Full day local sightseeing and visit all the main tourist attractions such as Kufri, Fagu, Naldhera, Mashobra and back to Shimla. O/N stay.
Day 11: Shimla – Delhi 400 KMSAfter breakfast, back to Delhi and transfer to Railway Station / Airport.
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