13 NIGHTS / 14 DAYS
Delhi – Shimla – Mandi – Dharamshala – Dalhousie – Amritsar – Delhi
Days 1-2 Delhi
Arrival at Delhi airport and included transfer to your hotel. You can arrive at any time on Day 1 as there are no activities planned until the important welcome meeting with your tour guide to discuss the itinerary. Dive head first into the colour and chaos of India. Soak up the sights, sounds and smells of the crowded bazaar and scented spice markets of Delhi. On day 2 we visit the Humayun’s Tomb, Qutub Minar, Lotus Temple, India Gate and Raj Ghat - a memorial to Mahatma Gandhi.
Days 3-4 Shimla
Make an early start by private car to Shimla - once the Summer Capital of British India Company. Arrive and transfer to hotel. The city is draped in forests of pine, rhododendron and oak. It experiences pleasant summers and cold snowy winters. Visit Te Ridge, Mall Road, St. Michael Catherdral and Lakar Bazzar.
Day 5 Mandi
Post breakfast depart in a private car for Mandi - also called "Chotta Kashi" as there are many ancient temples in the city and on the banks of river Beas.
Later depart for excursion trip to Rewalsar, visit Rewalsar Lake and Monastry. Overnight stay in Mandi.
Days 6-7-8 Dharamshala
Proceed for Dharmshala by Private Car. The town of Mcleodganj in Upper Dharamsala is known worldwide for the teachings of His Holiness the Dalai Lama that take place here every year. Visit Norbulinka Institute – A picture of old rural Tibet, Tsuglagkhang – is a sacred building complex enclosing the residence of Dalai Lama, Visit to Bhagsu Nath Temple - a quiet temple and the numerous pools in the vicinity are considered sacred by devout Hindus and Bhagsu Nath Falls. Spend 3 nights in our selected Dharamshala hotel.
Days 9 - 10 Dalhousie
Depart for Dalhousie by private car. Dalhousie is a beautiful hill station in Himachal Pradesh. Depart for an excursion trip to Khajjiar - often called the Mini Switzerland of Himachal Pradesh and was officially baptized thus by the Swiss Ambassador in 1992.
Days 11-12 Amritsar
Post breakfast at hotel, depart for Amritsar by Car. Later visit Golden Temple, Jallian Wala Bagh and Wagah Border.
Day 13 Delhi
Board Train for Delhi, arrive and later day free to unwind and relax.
Day 14 Delhi – Depart
Visit Akshardham Temple – arguably one of the most beautiful temple of India. Later in time transfer to Airport to board flight for your journey back home.