Spiritual expedition to northern hills
- 6 days
- 1 person
- Family Holidays
Travelling to beautiful destinations can awaken the spark in your soul. Such is the journey to Himachal Pradesh. Serenity and mystical vibes perfectly blend in with the mood of this place. The air of calm that spreads throughout, is just enough to soothe your senses and help you relax. A holiday in a mystic environment is apt for a peaceful stay.
tour plans 6 days
Arrival: Sri Guru Ram Dass Jee International Airport, Amritsar. From Amritsar – Drive to Dharamshala (200 km / approx. 4.5 hours): Our representative will meet you upon arrival in Amritsar -transfer to Dharamshala. The Dalai Lama- leader of Tibetan Buddhism resides in this holy abode located amid coniferous forests. Get to know more about the origin and history of this place by exploring his home in the picturesque territory. This is the Centre of Tibetan culture. Go to the hub of Buddhist culture in Dharamshala-McLeod Ganj and explore its myriad attractions, including the exotic Kangra valley. Overnight stay at Citrus Classic Hotel Mcleodganj in Dharamshala.
Sightseeing in Dharamshala: Have breakfast at the hotel. Visit Tsuglagkhang Complex - Centre of Tibetan culture, which includes a museum and the residence of His Holiness Dalai Lama. Later, visit popular monasteries, and the Tibetan medical center. Alternatively you can visit Mcloadganj, Dal Lake, St John Church, and Bhagsu Nag if time permits. Overnight stay at the hotel
Dharamshala – Dalhousie (115 km / approx. 3.5 hours): Have breakfast, and check out from the hotel. Drive to Dalhousie. Upon arrival, check-in at the SS International hotel. Later, visit St. John’s Church. Overnight stay at the hotel in Dalhousie.
Sightseeing in Dalhousie with Khajjiar Excursion: Have breakfast at the hotel. Go for an excursion to Khajjiar, the mini Switzerland of India, 23 km from Dalhousie by road. The lush green meadows are surrounded by thick pine and cedar forests. There is a small lake in the center of the saucer-shaped meadow which has in it a floating island. A little away from the lake is the temple of Khajji Nag with a sanctum carved from wood. Overnight stay at the hotel
Drive from Dalhousie – Amritsar (200 km / approx. 4.5 hours): Have breakfast at the hotel Drive to Amritsar - colloquially known as Ambarsar, which is a spiritually significant city for the followers of Sikhism. The city derives its name from the sacred pool. This holy pond circumscribes Harmandir Sahib, which is popularly known as the Golden Temple. Later, check in to the hotel, and proceed to the India-Pakistan border at Wagah. Watch the Beating the Retreat ceremony. Then, visit the Golden Temple. If time permits you can also go to the Jalianwala Bagh. Overnight stay at Bloom Boutique Hotel, Amritsar
Departure from Amritsar: Have breakfast at the hotel. Transfer to Amritsar Railway station/airport for your train/flight back home. Have a pleasant journey ahead!
Sightseeing as per itinerary by private tourist vehicleMeal plan as mentioned5 nights accommodation in the mentioned hotels or equivalentDrivers allowances, toll taxes, and Govt. Service Tax
Items of personal nature like laundry, phone calls, tips to guides/drivers, and othersEntrance fees & monuments charges as per the itineraryAir tickets and airport taxesSpecial activities as per the itineraryCamera / video camera fees applicable at monuments