Himalayas Darjeeling Sikkim

Himalayas Darjeeling Sikkim Travel Package

Duration: 12 Days 11 Nights

Description : Delhi, Amritsar, Dalhousie, Dharamshala, Manali, Kulu, Shimla, Chandigarh


Arrive Delhi – Clear Immigration and Customs.
Collect your Baggage and CHECK-IN for flight to Amritsar.(Amritsar is a major commercial and cultural center in the heart of Punjab. The city is the spiritual and cultural center of the Sikh religion and is home to the Harmandir Sahib, also known as the Golden Temple).
Arrive Amritsar – Meet and Greet at Airport.
Transfer to Hotel.
Evening: Leave for Wagha Border ( 28 Km) and witness The Wagah border closing 'lowering of the flags' ceremony or The Beating Retreat ceremony is a daily military practice that the security forces of India (Border Security Force) and Pakistan (Pakistan Rangers) have jointly followed since 1959.
Return to Hotel.
After Dinner – Visit the Golden Temple to see closing ceremony.(OPTIONAL)
Overnight stay at the Hotel in Amritsar.


Breakfast in the Hotel
The Jalianwala Bagh - On April 13, the holiday of Baisakhi, thousands of Hindus, Sikhs and Muslims gathered in the Jallianwala Bagh (garden) near the Harmandir Sahib in Amritsar.
General R.E.H. Dyer accompanied by 50 British Indian Soldiers cordoned off the Area ordered shooting at an unarmed gathering of men, women, and children without warning.
Golden Temple and stay there for some time to Prepare to be humbled by the most tangibly spiritual place in the country, one that, in its status as a living monument. The most sacred part of the complex is Hari Mandir Sahib (Divine Temple) or Darbar Sahib (Court of the Lord), which you'll instantly recognize as the marble-and-gold sanctuary at the center of a large body of water within the temple complex.
Overnight stay at the Hotel in Amritsar.

DAY 03: AMRITSAR-DALHOUSIE (200 Km – 04,30Hrs)

Breakfast in the Hotel.
(DALHOUSIE : In western Himachal Pradesh, the hill station of Dalhousie is full of old world charm and holds lingering echos of the Raj era. It covers an area of 14 sq. km. and is built on five hills - Kathlog, Patreyn, Tehra, Bakrota and Balun.)
AFTERNOON – Arrive, & check-in at the Hotel.
After Relaxation Visit following places:
CHURCHES: There are four beautiful churches in Dalhousie. These are St. Andrew's Church and St. Patrick's Church at Balun, St. Francis church at Subhash Chowk and St.John's Church at Gandhi Chowk.
SUBHASH BAOLI (1 km): It was at this enchanting spot surrounded by majestic trees, that Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose spent time in 1937, contemplating and meditating.
PANCHPULA (3 km): This is a picturesque spot where a stream feed a series of pools. A monument has been built here in memory of the freedom fighter, Sardar Ajit Singh.KALATOP (10 km): This wild life sanctuary is a home to the 'ghoral' and Himalayan black bear.SHOPPING: Tibetan handicrafts including pullovers and carpets at Dalhousie. Chamba Slippers, 'Rumals' and Shawls at Chamba town. Overnight stay at the Hotel in Dalhousie

DAY 04: DALHOUSIE – DHARAMSALA (120Km – 02,30Hrs)

Relaxing Breakfast in the Hotel.
Have a last glimpse of Snow Capped Mountains.
Leave by Car for Dharamshala.
(The High snow clad Dhauladhar ranges form a magnificent backdrop to the hill resort of Dharamshala. This is the principal township of Kangra district and overlooks wide spread of the plains. With dense pine and deodar forests, numerous streams, cool healthy air, attractive surroundings and the nearby snowline, Dharamshala has everything for a perfect holiday. It is full of life and yet peaceful. The headquarters of His Holiness the Dalai Lama are at upper Dharamshala).
AFTERNOON: After arrival, check-in at the HotelRest of the Day Free for walk.
Overnight stay at Hotel in Dharamshala.


Breakfast in the Hotel.
Visit the following places:
KANGRA ART MUSEUM, KOTWALI BAZAR: This treasure trove of the Kangra Valley displays arts, crafts and rich past, artifacts that date back to the 5th century. It includes a gallery of Kangra's famous miniature painting.
WAR MEMORIAL: At the start of town, landscaped lawns and a web of narrow paths fill a pine grove where a monument has been raised to commemorate the post independence war heroes of Himachal Pradesh.
KUNAL PATHRI: A 3 km level walk from the Kotwali Bazaar leads up to this rock temple.
ST. JOHN'S CHURCH: 8 km from Dharamsala, between Forsyth Ganj and Mcleodganj is the charmingchurch of St. John in the Wilderness. Under the shade of deodar branches, a memorial has been erected over the body of the British Viceroy, Lord Elgin who died at Dharamsala in 1863. There is a well tended old graveyard on these grassy sloped.
MCLEODGANJ: Often called the Little Lhasa, at 1770m is the residence of His Holiness, The Dalai Lama. The Tibetan Government in exile has been head quartered here for over three decades. The impressive monastery has larger than life images of the Buddha, Padmasambhava and Avaloktwshwara. Overnight stay at the Hotel in Dharamsala

DAY 06: DHARAMSALA – MANALI (215Km –05Hrs)

Leisurely Breakfast at the Hotel.
Enjoy the walking in the street of Dharamshala.
11 AM – CHECK-OUT of the Hotel.
Leave by Car for Manali (Manali is a hill station nestled in the mountains of the Indian state of Himachal Pradesh near the northern end of the Kullu Valley, at an altitude of 2,050 m in the Beas River Valley).
EVENING- Arrive & Proceed to Hotel.
Overnight stay at the Hotel in Manali.


Breakfast in the Hotel.
Rest of the Morning FREE.
AFTERNOON: City sightseeing of Manali, visiting Manu Temple, Hadimba Temple and Tibetan Monasteries. Walk through the Bazaars.
Overnight stay at the Hotel in Manali.


Breakfast in the Hotel.
Full day visit to ROHTANG PASS (subject to permission)– located at an altitude of 3980M is a high Mountain Pass on the Eastern PIR PANJAL range of Himachal Pradesh. It connects LAHUL & SPITI Valley and to LEH also. The pass provides a natural divide between the humid Kulu Valley with a primarily Hindu culture (in the south), and the arid high-altitude Lahul and Spiti valleys with a Buddhist culture (in the north).
Return to Hotel in Manali in the Evening.
Overnight stay at the Hotel in Manali.

DAY 09: MANALI – KULU – SHIMLA (250 Km – 6 Hrs.)

Breakfast in the Hotel.
Leave by Car for Shimla en route visit NAGGAR (26 Km from Manali) - Situated on the left bank of river Beas at an altitude of 1851m, Naggar - an ancient town commands extensive views, especially to the North West of the valley. Visit the Roerich Art Gallery, which houses number of rare paintings and other specimen of Art. Proceed onwards to Shimla.
Evening – Arrive Shimla & Proceed to Hotel.
Overnight stay at the Hotel in Shimla.


Breakfast in the Hotel
Rest of the morning – FREE
AFTERNOON- Excursion to KUFRI – located at an altitude of 2510M, 13 Km from Shimla. It is famous for its trekking and hiking trails. In Winter one can ski on the slopes. It is also famous for its Picnic spots and Nature Parks. NALDHERA Nestled between the beautiful lofty ranges of the Himalayas, lies the Naldhera hill station. The Naldehra hill resort near Shimla is no less than a picture perfect destination. The blue skies, lush green forests and an occasional rainbow thrown in makes the place look like it has been painted on a canvas. The most famous attraction of Naldehra hill station is the 18 - Hole Golf Course that is considered to be the most challenging golf course.
Overnight stay at the Hotel in Shimla.


Breakfast in the Hotel
Take the Mountain Train to Solan and Return to Shimla by Car.
Overnight stay at the Hotel in Shimla.

DAY 12: SHIMLA – 115 Km – 03Hrs

Breakfast in the Hotel
Leave by Car for Chandigarh Airport.
Orientation drive of the City en route to Airport
Meet and greet at Delhi Airport
Transfer to City for orientation drive of New Delhi
Farewell Dinner in a city Restaurant
Transfer to International Airport
Leave for onward destination