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Dalhousie - Chamba

  • Best time
  • April- October
  • Total Duration
  • 13 Days
  • Destinations Covered
  • Delhi- Dalhousie-Khajjiar-Chamba-Bharmour-McLeodganj (Upper Dharamsala)-Palampur-Amritsar
  • Hotel Category
  • Luxury, Mid-Budget, Budgeted andHeritage
  • Main Attraction
  • Delhi, Lower part of Himalayas, Nature, Heritage villages, HH Dalai Mala’s Home – Dharamasla, Sirmour, Chamba cuisine etc

Detailed Itinerary

Map

  • Days
  • Events
  • Day 01
  • Arrival Delhi
    Meet on arrival and transfer to the Hotel.
    Check in with traditional Indian Welcome at hotel.
    Our executive will be present at the hotel, before your arrival to fulfill all check-in formalities. 
    The hotel will serve you a welcome drink – Rose, Lemon water or soft drinks.
    Overnight: Hotel
  • Day 02
  • Delhi
    Morning: After breakfast, Proceed for sightseeing of Delhi with our Guide, Experience the rickshaw ride in Old Delhi through very narrow streets namely - Balli Maran, Kinari Bazar - (Cloth market), Masale Wali Gali – (Spice Market) etc
    Rest of the time is free to explore Connaught Place
    Dinner at own choice of restaurant.
    Overnight: Hotel
  • Day 03
  • Delhi- Pathankot/ Chakki Bank
    After breakfast, proceed for city sightseeing- visit Red Fort, Jama Masjid, Humayun Tomb, Lotus Temple, Qutub Minar, India Gate, Parliament House and President’s House.
    Also experience the rickshaw ride through the narrow streets of Chandani Chowk.
    Late Evening: Departure transfer to Delhi Railway Station.
    Depart by Express train to Pathankot/ Chakki Bank
    Overnight in Air Conditioned Sleeper Coach
  • Day 04
  • Pathankot/ Chakki Bank- Dalhousie (97 KS)
    Meet on arrival at Pathankot/ Chakki Bank Railway Station and drive to Dalhousie.
    Arrive in Dalhousie and check in to the hotel.
    After getting fresh, visit the Churches and explore the local bazaar.
    Overnight in Dalhousie
  • Day 05
  • Dalhousie
    After breakfast, day is free to relax. Optionally, explore the area following the natural trails around the town of Dalhousie - established in 1854 by the British Empire in India as a summer retreat for its troops and bureaucrats.
    Dalhousie is a gateway to the ancient Chamba Hills this part of region is a repository of ancient Hindu culture, art, temples, and handicrafts preserved under the longest-running single dynasty since the mid-6th century. 
    Overnight in Dalhousie
  • Day 06
  • Dalhousie- Khajjiar (20 KS) - Chamba (22 KS)
    After breakfast, drive to Chamba.
    En route stop at Khajjiar. Nicknamed as Mini Switzerland of India, Khajjiar is a small plateau with a stream- fed lake in the middle. Spend some time here and then continue driving to Chamba.
    Arrive in Chamba and transfer to the hotel.
    Overnight in Chamba
  • Day 07
  • Chamba- Bharmour- Chamba (62 KS +62 KS)
    After breakfast, visit the main temple in Chamba.
    Later drive to Bharmour. The erstwhile capital of Chamba state for some 400 years, Bharmour is known for some very old archaeological remains, primarily the temples.
    Visit the 84 ancient temples here. This place is also the summer home of nomadic Gaddipeople.
    Evening: Drive back to Chamba.
    Overnight in Chamba
  • Day 08
  • Chamba- McLeodganj (Upper Dharamsala) (128 KS)
    After breakfast, drive to McLeodganj – situated at 2000 metres, on Dhauladhar Range. It is known as "Little Lhasa" because of its large population of Tibetan refugees. The Tibetan government-in-exile is headquartered in McLeod Ganj.
    Arrive in McLeodganj and check in to the hotel.
    Dinner at authentic Tibetan restaurant
    Overnight: Hotel
  • Day 09
  • McLeodganj (Upper Dharamsala)
    After bed tea and cookies, proceed for parikrama or circumambulation (an important part of Hinduism and Buddhism) of house and main temple of HH Dalai Lama. 
    Back to the hotel and after breakfast proceed for sightseeing local monastery, bazaar etc. 
    Dinner at local restaurant 
    Overnight: Hotel
  • Day 10
  • McLeodganj (Upper Dharamsala) - Taragarh Palace (Palampur) (80 KS)
    After breakfast, drive to Palampur. En route visit the Norbulingka Institute- is dedicated to handing down tradition and restoring standards by providing training, education and employment for Tibetans. Later, continue driving to Palampur. Arrive and check in to the Heritage Hotel Taragarh Palace.
    After getting fresh, visit Kangra tea gardens. Also visit the Monastery and Tibetan Children’s Village (TCV) in Chauntra- TCV is a school for Tibetan children inaugurated and blessed by HH Dalai Lama. 
    Dinner and overnight: Heritage Hotel Taragarh Palace
  • Day 11
  • Palampur- Amritsar (224 KS)
    After breakfast, drive to Amritsar
    Arrive in Amritsar and transfer to the hotel.
    En route visit Masrur, famous for remarkable group of monolithic rock cut temples dedicated to God Rama and Lord Shiva.
    Drive continues to Amritsar. Arrive and check in to the hotel.
    After getting fresh visit to the Shree Harmindar Shib Ji (Golden Temple) 
    Dinner at authentic Punjabi restaurant 
    Overnight: Hotel
  • Day 12
  • Amritsar
    After breakfast, proceed for city sightseeing- 02nd optional visit of  Sri Harmandir Sahib and Jalin wala bagh - is a public garden and houses a memorial of national importance. On April 13, 1919 in the Jallianwala Bagh Massacre. Colonial British Raj sources placed the fatalities at 379, and with 1100 wounded.
    After lunch drive to Wagah Border to attend flag off march at India- Pakistan border.
    Dinner at local restaurant
    Overnight: Hotel
  • Day 13
  • Delhi - Home
    After morning tea and cookies, departure transfer to the Airport and fly Delhi
    Meet on arrival and transfer to the hotel, after getting fresh, explore centre of Delhi “Connaught Place”
    After dinner or as per your flight scheduled, departure transfer to the International Airport of Delhi.
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  • Suggestions:
  • ✔ A day trek to Triund from Dharamsala can be done
    ✔ On return from Triund, stay in a secluded homestay on the top of a hill can be provided.
    ✔ In Delhi, Indian dance class for a day can be arranged subjected to the availability of time.