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Home of HH Dalai Lama - Dharamsala

  • Best time
  • May to October
  • Total Duration
  • 13 Days
  • Destinations Covered
  • Delhi – Amritsar – Dharamsala – Manali – Shimla
  • Hotel Category
  • Luxury, Mid Budget, Budget,Tented Accommodation and Houseboat
  • Main Attraction
  • Heritage city – Shimla, Home of HH Dalai Lama – Dharamsala, Golden Temple, Toy Train ride, Nature, TCV (Tibetan Children Village) Para Gliding, 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
    Overnight: Hotel
  • Day 03
  • Delhi – Amritsar
    Morning: Departure transfer to the Railway Station 
    Depart to Amritsar by Shatabdi Express Train to Amritsar 
    Breakfast on board 
    After Noon Meet on arrival and transfer to the hotel
    After getting fresh and lunch, drive to Wagha Border (50 Kms) to attend flag off March at India Pakistan Border
    Amritsr Temple – Sat Sri Harmandir Sahib Ji, also known as the Golden Temple in Amritsar is the holiest shrine of the Sikh religion
    Overnight: Hotel
  • Day 04
  • Chandigarh – Dharamsala
    After breakfast, proceed for walk in the old city with our local guide who will take you through the history of the city. 
    After walk, drive to Dharamsala ( 120 Kms) 
    Upon arrival, check in to hotel
    Dinner and Overnight: Surya Resorts
  • Day 05
  • Dharamsla
    After bed tea, 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 drive to Norbulingka Institute and Guru Karmapa Lama Institute 
    Now time to explore Mcleodgunj- It lies on a spur of the Dhauladhar range, the Pir Panjal region of the Outer Himalayas
    Dinner and Overnight: Hotel
  • Day 06
  • Dharamsala – Bir (87 Kms)
    After leisurely breakfast, drive to Bir, 
    Arrive and visit Chauntra TCV (Tibetan Children village) started by HH Dalai Lama’s sister 
    After visiting school, check in to hotel
    After lunch, day free to explore local area.
    Dinner and Overnight: Hotel
  • Day 07
  • Bir – Manali (185 Kms)
    After breakfast, drive to Manali
    Arrive and check in to hotel
    Dinner and Overnight: Hotel
  • Day 08
  • Manali
    After breakfast, drive Naggar Castle, this castle belongs to the Local King of Kullu. It is also one of the oldest habitats in this area. Local people are mostly farmers and traders. In the Month of October, at the time of Durga Puja (festival of Goddess Kali), a big fair takes place.
    Take lunch at Castle, and drive back to Manali.
    Take a walk around Manali Market and Old Manali village. Here you can find very old traditional houses; some are more than 100 years old.  
    Dinner and Overnight: Banon Resorts
  • Day 09
  • Manali
    After breakfast drive to Rothang Pass – 3978 Mts. It is a divider between Pir Panjal and Great Himalayan Mountain range and the two valleys – Kullu and Lahul Spiti. 
    Spend some time here and you can explore many wild flowers like Blue Poppy. 
    Drive back to the Manali and rest of the time is leisure to explore Hadimba Temple – More than 1000 years old, this wooden archicture Temple is dedicated to Goddess Hadimba
    Dinner and overnight: Banon Resorts
  • Day 10
  • Manali – Shimla (295 Kms)
    After breakfast, drive to Shimla  
    Arrive Shimla and check in to hotel.
    After wash and change visit Mall road for sightseeing - Shimla came into light when the Britishers discovered it in 1819. Till then it was a part of the Nepalese kingdom. In 1903 a rail line was constructed between Kalka and Shimla.
    Dinner and overnight: Hotel
  • Day 11
  • Shimla
    After breakfast, visit Mall road for sightseeing – and other places
    Also you can enjoy toy train ride
    Dinner and overnight: Hotel
  • Day 12
  • Shimla – Delhi
    After breakfast, drive to Kalka and board the Shatabdi express train to Delhi
    Meet on arrival and transfer to the hotel
    Overnight: Hotel
  • Day 13
  • Delhi - Home
    After morning tea and cookies, departure transfer to the Airport
    Morning: Fly to 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:
  • ✔ You can add one more days and enjoy paragliding at Bir
    ✔ Also you can stay at Chandigarh to explore 02nd planed city of North India
    ✔ Also this is ideal itinerary for bicycle trip
    ✔ Overnight Agra to explore Taj Mahal and Red Fort can be a more heritage idea