AMRITSAR DALHOUSIE DHARAMSHALA
- 6 Nights / 7 Days
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Arrive in Amritsar, transfer to hotel and check in. Rest of day at leisure on own. Overnight stay at hotel. The second-largest city of Punjab, Amritsar is colloquially known as Ambarsar. Amritsar is the spiritual and cultural centre of the Sikh Religion. Amritsar is home to Harmindir Sahib, popularly known as "the Golden Temple," one of Sikhism’s most spiritually significant and most-visited gurudwaras.
After breakfast, proceed to visit the Golden Temple and later visit the massacre of Jalian Wallan Bagh. Afternoon free time to rest and evening around 3 PM drive to Wagah Border to see the Closing Ceremony, event starts exactly by 5.30 PM everyday. Border closing 'lowering of the flags' ceremony is a daily military practice that the security forces of India and Pakistan. This ceremony takes place every evening before sunset at the Wagah border, which as part of the Grand Trunk Road was the only road link between these two countries before the opening of the Aman Setu in Kashmir in 1999. The ceremony starts with a blustering parade by the soldiers from both the sides and ends up in the perfectly coordinated lowering of the two nations flags, it is called the beating retreat border ceremony on the international level. One infantryman (Jawan) stands at attention on each side of the gate. As the sun sets, the iron gate at the border is opened and the flags are lowered. The flags are folded and the ceremony ends with a retreat that involves a brusque handshake between soldiers from either side. Return back to hotel and overnight.
After breakfast, check out from the hotel and drive to Dalhousie. Day at Leisure. Overnight stay at hotel. Dalhousie, a popular hill station in Himachal Pradesh is situated at a height of 1,970 metres above sea level, famous for its meadows, dense jungles and waterfalls. Established in 1854, it was named after Lord Dalhousie and this hill station was one of the favourite summer destinations of the Britishers during the colonial era.
After Breakfast proceed for local sightseeing and excursion to Khajjiar, 26 km from Dalhouse also known as the Switzerland of India. The vast emerald green meadow of Khajjiar with its thick forested slopes of deodhars, the stupendous mountain views from Lakkar Mandi. Return back to hotel. Overnight stay at hotel.
After breakfast, check out from hotel and drive to Dharamshala. Magnificently set to the background of the Dhauldhar mountains and the seat of his Holiness, the Dalai Lama, the leader of the Tibetans, since 1960. On arrival check in at hotel. Evening visit Dal Lake, Church, Bhagsu Nag Temple and Tibetan Monastery. Overnight stay at hotel.
After breakfast, head out to visit Palampur - the region has innumerable streams and brooks and the water bodies are a huge boon for the tea plantations, Kangra Fort - It’s the largest fort in the Himalayas and, according to the Archaeological Survey of India, it is 8th largest in the country – covering an area of 463 acres. It is believed that Maharaja Susharma Chandra of Katoch dynasty had built Kangra Fort. Chamunda Devi temple - Chamunda Devi Temple is also known as the abode of Lord Shiva and Mata Shakti and presents the impressive architecture of the old era. The temple is located on the banks of Banganga (Baner) River in Kangra district, 10 km from Palampur city. Later drive back to hotel and overnight.
After breakfast, check out from hotel and transfer to Amritsar Airport / Station for onward journey. Tour end with sweet memories...
- 02 Nights Accommodation in Amritsar
- 02 Nights Accommodation in Dalhousie
- 02 Nights Accommodation in Dharmshala
- Breakfast and Dinner in Hotel (Buffet/Set Menu)
- Transportation by Sedan Vehicle (2 persons), Toyota Innova (4 to 6 persons) & Tempo Traveller (8 to 10 persons) or similar. (AC will not work uphills or when parked)
- All sightseeing and excursions as per the itinerary.
- Airfare/Train/Bus Tickets
- Personal expenses of any nature
- Guide & Entry / Monument Tickets Charges
- Heater Charges
- Unforeseen Expenses because of the weather conditions
- Travel Insurance
- Any extra expense such as route change, date change, accommodation facilities, etc incurred due to the unforeseen, unavoidable forced majeure circumstances during the tour.
- Any services or activity charges other than those included in the tour itinerary/ Holiday package offer.
- Personal Expenses such as Laundry, Luggage Charges, telephone calls, tips & gratuity, mineral water, soft hard drinks, rafting, rock climbing, paragliding, joy ride (Toy Train), porterage.etc