Arrival in Delhi
Our chauffeur, in a clean and serviced cab shall pick you up from Delhi Airport or Railway Station and transfer you to the pre-booked hotel. Check into the hotel and have a leisurely evening
Delhi Local Sightseeing
Post breakfast, advance for a full day local sightseeing tour of Delhi, the national capital and a city where time travel is possible. From the congested streets of Chandni Chowk where gold can be found being sold on dirty weights to the modern colonies of South Delhi with skyscrapers and clubs and malls, Delhi is a city, one of its kind. Proceed to visit the local vintage monuments left behind by Mughals including Red Fort, Jama Masjid, Qutub Minar and Jantar Mantar (Observatory) and then towards the colonies built by the British including Parliament house, Rashtrapati Bhavan and India Gate. Later return to the hotel for overnight stay.
Delhi to Shimla. (7 hours/350 km)
Our chauffeur, in a clean and serviced cab shall pick you up from your desired location anywhere within urban city limits of Delhi and drive towards Shimla. The Himachal capital is one of the most popular hill resorts in the country and has been the summer capital of British India. The roads are smooth and the journey is comfortable. En-route visit the mighty Pinjore Garden and enjoy Ropeway at Timber Trail in Parwanoo. Arrive in Shimla and check into your hotel.
Evening is free to take a stroll on The Mall Road and the famous Ridge of Shimla. The Ridge is famous for its stunning vistas of the valley and the Christ Church which is the most photographed landmark of Shimla. Christ Church is also the second oldest church in India after St. john’s Church in Meerut, UP. Overnight stay in the hotel.
Shimla Local Sightseeing
Post breakfast, proceed to visit Jakhoo templea well celebrated tempe dedicated to Lord Hanuman), the highest point in Shimla. Next, proceed to Kufri, the popular hotspot nearby Shimla. Things you can do here include Gokart racing, himalayan yak photography, amusement park ride adventure and play with snowballs in winters. Further proceed to Naldehra, a small village known for its lush green scenic beauty and holds the highest golf course in the world. Further, return to hotel and stay overnight.
Shimla to Manali Drive (7 hours/250 km)
After breakfast proceed towards Manali, famous as an ideal backpacking and honeymooning destination. Visit the famous Kullu Shawl factories and/or enjoy white water rafting in River Beas (at your own cost) on your way. After a smooth hilly, scenic ride reach Manali, check into the hotel and relax. Evening free for leisure. You can choose to stroll on The Mall road. Stay overnight at hotel.
Manali Local Sightseeing
Post breakfast, proceed for your full day local sightseeing in Manali. Visit Vashist Bath, Hadimba Devi Temple, Tibetan Monastery, and Club House. Later march to Solang Valley, popular for its picturesque landscapes and adventurous activities that is offers viz River Crossing/ Rock Climbing/Rappelling/Paragliding/Mountain Biking/Zorbing/Hot Air Ballooning/Pony Riding/Cable Car and a lot more. (at your own cost). Return to hotel in Manali and stay overnight.
Rohtang Pass Excursion from Manali (At additional cost)
Now, call in on the most desired sightseeing destination is the Rohtang Pass (Altitude 13000 feet). The pass is accessible by vehicles only for 6 months each year i.e. from mid of May to the end of October. This is the only and best time to visit Rohtang. Rohtang Pass is famous for snow adventure sports viz Skiing, snow biking and pony riding. The place is awe-strikingly picturesque as well. En-route you shall visit Gulaba, Nehru Kund, Rani Nallah and Rahalla Falls. Return to Manali for overnight stay at the hotel.
Manali to Dharamshala Drive (280 km/10 hours)
Check out of the hotel early and proceed towards the next exciting destination, Dharamshala. It is a long 10 hour drive on hills and hence keep yourself light. On your way take halt at the Shiva Temple of Baijnath and later at the famous Tea Gardens of Palampur. Onwards drive to Dharamshala. The city of Dharamshala is home to the spiritual leader Dalai Lama and has overtime grown its reputation as “The Little Lhasa in India”. Dharamshala is also the second winter capital of the state of Himachal Pradesh. The city lies in the upper reaches of Kangra valley and is surrounded by a vast expanse of Cedar trees. On arrival, check in to your hotel and relax overnight.
Dharamshala Local Sightseeing and transfer to Dalhousie (145 km/5 hours)
Post breakfast, check-out of the hotel and move for local sightseeing in Dharamshala. Visit Dalai Lama Residence at McLeodganj, war memorial, Bhagsunath temple and Dalai Lake. Next, proceed towards Dalhousie and check in at the hotel. Spend a leisurely evening at the hotel.
Local Dalhousie Sightseeing and Excursion to Khajjiar
Dalhousie is one of the most pristine hill stations in the country with neatly planned streets and colonial era architecture of buildings. The overall layout of the city is beautifully planned and is appreciated throughout the country amongst all hill stations. The city was established as a summer retreat by a British General Lord Ramsay (also named The Earl of Dalhousie) in 1854. One of the most frequented destination around Dalhousie is Khajjiar. A small village which is so beautiful that it is termed as the Switzerland of India. Proceed towards Khajjiar for witnessing some breathtaking landscapes of lush greenery. Further visit Panjipula and Subhash Baoli in Dalhousie..
Dalhousie to Amritsar Drive (200 km/4 hours)
Post breakfast, check out of the hotel to proceed for Amritsar, Punjab. Amritsar is mainly frequented for housing one of the most revered shrines of Sikhs, The Golden Temple but it has a charm of its own beyond the lovely Gurudwara as well. After checking in, leave for your most awaited visit to the Golden Temple.
Amritsar Local Sightseeing
Post breakfast, proceed for a full day local sightseeing in Amritsar. Visit Jallianwala Bagh, the place that has witnessed the merciless killings of over 1000 unarmed Sikh men, women and children under the orders of the British General Dyer in 1919. Today it is a public garden complex where tourists can still find bullet marks on the walls where rifles were fired at innocent people. Later advance to visit Golden Temple, Mata Mandir, Durghiana Temple and Wagah Border.
Wagah Border is the Indo-Pakistani border where ceremonial events are conducted each evening. In this display show, the armymen of both countries perform and display passion towards the security of their nation. Finally visit local Amritsari markets and shop and have dinner. Return to hotel for overnight stay.
Amritsar to Chandigarh Drive (300 km/ 5 hours)
Post breakfast, check out of the hotel and depart towards Chandigarh. Chandigarh means the Home of CHandi, the goddess of Shakti (or anger). On arrival, check into your hotel and freshen up. Proceed for some local sightseeing in Chandigarh. Visit the famous Rock Garden built by Nek Chand. This beautiful garden is spread over 40 Acres of land and each sculpture built within is made only using industrial and domestic waste. In the evening you can visit one of the most exquisite markets of Chandigarh, Market 22. Return to the hotel for overnight stay.
Chandigarh to Delhi Drive (250 km/5 hours)
Post breakfast, check out of your hotel and proceed to visit Sukhna Lake, Rose garden (A garden spread across 30 Acres of land which is home to 50000 rose bushes and 1600 different species of roses. Finally depart to Delhi for a 5 hour smooth drive and take your drip at Delhi Airport/Railway Station. The trip ends with happy memories.Cheers