Himachal With Golden Temple

The Golden Temple Amritsar India (Sri Harimandir Sahib Amritsar) is not only a central religious place of the Sikhs, but also a symbol of human brotherhood and equality. Everybody, irrespective of cast, creed or race can seek spiritual solace and religious fulfilment without any hindrance. It also represents the distinct identity, glory and heritage of the Sikhs. To pen-down the philosophy, ideology, the inner and outer beauty, as well as the historical legacy of Sri Harimandir Sahib is a momentous task. It is a matter of experience rather than a of description. Manali is situated near the end of the valley on the National Highway leading to Leh. The landscape here is breath taking. One sees well-defined snow capped peaks, the Beas river with its clear water meanders through the town. On the other side are deodar and pine trees, tiny fields and fruit orchards. It is an excellent place for a holiday, a favorite resort for trekkers to Lahaul, Spiti, Bara Bhangal (Kangra), and Zanskar ranges. From temples to antiquity, to picturesque sight-seeing spots and adventure activities, Manali is a popular resort for all seasons and for all travellers.

Day 01 – Delhi to Shimla
Arrive Delhi and transfer by road to Shimla (343 Kms / 8 hrs) the former summer capital of British India, set amidst the snow capped Shivalik Mountains which offers some of the most stunning views of the mighty Himalayas. Overnight stay at hotel.
Day 02 – Shimla
Morning tour of Shimla – Kalbadevi Temple, Jakhu Temple, Hanuman Temple or stop for a while at the beautiful stained glass – windows of Christ Church, which was built in the 1850 s. Afternoon excursion to Kufri a 30 Minutes drive from Shimla, an exotica of nature as a place surrounded by dense forest and snow caped mountains amidst virgin peaks and natures flora and fauna where one can completely relax and tune oneself for natural beauty, evening free to enjoy the scenic beauty of Kufri. Overnight at Hotel.
Day 03 – Shimla to Manali

In the morning drive to Manali a 7/8 Hours drive take you to the valley of Gods, is a combination of natural splendor and rich cultural heritage. On arrival check-in at the hotel. Rest of the day at leisure. Overnight at the hotel.

Day 04 – Manali

Morning proceed for a half day tour of Manali visiting Hadimba Devi Temple built in the tranquil and serene woods, Vashisth Bath, Tibetan Monastery, and Roerich art Gallery. In the afternoon half day tour of Naggar Castle and local Bazaar. Return to the hotel for Overnight stay.

Day 05: Manali

Half day excursion to Rohtang Pass (51 Km and at 3979 mtrsaltitude) – the gateway to “Lahaul-Spiti valley” at your own cost. It affords a wide panoramic view of the mountains (Will have to hire taxi directly as local taxi are allow to visit rohtang pass). Evening at Leisure. Dinner & overnight stay at hotel.

Day 06 – Manali to Dharamshala

After breakfast drive to Dharamshala. Arrive Dharamshala and check in at hotel. Evening explore Tibetan Market of Mcleodganj. Dinner & night stay.

Day 07 – Dharamsala to Dalhousie

After breakfast you will visit Baijnath – the oldest existing Shiva temple in the country, War Memorial, Kanga Art Museum, Dally Lake, McLeodganj, St. Johns Church etc. Departs for Dalhousie (4 hrs.). Situated at 2039 mts in the outer slope s of the Dhaula Dhar range with its natural beauty and natural surroundings. Dinner & night stay.

Day 08: Dalhousie

Full day sightseeing to Khajjiar, 18 Kms from. Dalhousie. Its one of the most scenic saucer shaped Plateau and is surrounded by dense pine and deodar forests, its beauty has further been enhanced by a small lake in the center with a floating island and 9-hole golf course here are the other interesting places to cover. Return to Dalhousie and overnight at the hotel.

Day 09 – Dalhousie to Amritsar( 6 hrs)

Morning after breakfast departs for Amritsar. After check inn visit Wagha border in the afternoon. Return back in the evening.

Day 10: Amritsar – Delhi / Chandigarh Departure

Morning visit to Golden temple & later drive to Delhi / Chandigarh & drop at the station / airport.

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