15 Days - Western Himalayas Tour Packages

Delhi - Rishikesh - Shimla - Manali - Dharamshala - Dalhousie - Khajjiar - Amritsar - Delhi

Overview

Himalaya is an indisputable romantic and attractive tourist destination. Regions around the mountain ranges also have awe-inspiring factors. This itinerary of 15 Days Western Himalayas Tour Packages is focused on the western part of the mountain ranges which includes Haridwar, Rishikesh, Shimla, Kangra, Manali, Dharamsala, Nalagarh and others. The tour starts in Delhi and ends in Nalagarh.

Highlights

  • Witness the Aarti Ritual at the bank of Ganges
  • Enjoy river rafting and visit Laxman Jhoola
  • Visit Ridge area and Lakkar bazaar - Shimla
  • Visit Mcleod ganj Monastery
  • Attend lectures offered by Dalai Lama
  • Visit Kangra Valley and Jwalamukhi Temple
  • Excursion to Kullu Vally and Rohtang Pass

Day Wise Itinerary

Day 1 : Arrival at Delhi

Delhi has an international airport that connects many important destinations around the world. It is also connected to all important cities and states in the country. Once you reach the capital of the country, you can find the tour representative waiting to receive you from the airport. You would be immediately transferred to your hotel.

You can either rest in the hotel room or take up sightseeing tours around your hotel. The whole day is yours.

Day 2 : Delhi - Rishikesh

In the morning after breakfast, you would be escorted to railway station where you would board a train that would take you to Rishikesh. The trip is for five and a half hours. The train will halt at Rishikesh which is 25 km away from Haridwar. You would be escorted to a hotel. The rest of the afternoon is for your rest.

By evening, you would be taken to witness the arti ritual that happens on the banks of Ganges. If time permits, you would be taken to other tourist attractions in the place. Overnight stay at Rishikesh hotel.

Day 3 : Rishikesh Sightseeing

After breakfast at your hotel, you would be take on a rafting trip and visit to Lakshman Jhoola. The rest of the day is yours. There are a lot of attractions in Rishikesh and you can either enjoy small sightseeing tours or rest.

Day 4 : Rishikesh - Shimla

After breakfast, you would enjoy an aesthetically pleasing drive towards Shimla. You would stop at beautiful places and you can interact with locals, if desired. The trip would be mesmerizing and you would reach the place by evening. Overnight stay at Shimla hotel.

Day 5 : Shimla Sightseeing

The sightseeing starts early in the morning. You would be visiting the ridge area, mountain ranges, Christ church, neotudor library, Lakkar bazaar and others.

You would be allocated time for some souvenir shopping too. You would be taken back to your hotel room by evening for an overnight stay.

Day 6 : Shimla - Manali

Enjoy breakfast at the hotel and later drive to Manali. Upon arrival at Manali, check-in to the hotel and enjoy the free day on your own.

Overnight at Manali.

Day 7 : Manali Sightseeing

Post breakfast, you will visit the famous Hadimba Temple. Later move towards Rohtang Pass where you can enjoy adventure activities. On the way back from snow point visit Solang Valley.

Overnight stay at Manali.

Note : Rohtang Pass closed on Tuesday & visit will be possible on subject weather condition.

Day 8 : Manali – Dharamshala (By Road 220 KM/ 5 Hours approx)

Today after breakfast, drive to Dharamshala. Upon arrival check into the hotel. Visit the local market by your own.

Overnight Stay at Dharamashala.

Day 9 : Dharamshala Sightseeing

Today post early morning breakfast, you will visit Dalai Lama Temple, Bhagsunag Waterfall; Bhagsunag Falls & Norbulingka Institute. Back to hotel.

Overnight at Dharamshala.

Day 10 : Dharamshala - Dalhousie (By Road 120 KM approx 3 hours)

Enjoy your breakfast at hotel and later you will be transferred to Dalhousie. On reaching Dalhousie, check in to the hotel. Relax for the day.

Overnight stay at Dalhousie.

Day 11 : Dalhousie Sightseeing

Morning after breakfast, get ready for the sightseeing of Dalhousie. Start with Panchpula natural water pools and visit Subhash ki Baoli. Later visit the popular temple of Dalhousie - Bhulwani Mata Mandir.

Back to hotel and enjoy your dinner. Overnight stay at Dalhousie.

Day 12 : Dalhousie - Khajjiar - Dalhousie

Morning after breakfast, you will have an excursion to Khajjiar. Visit the Khajjiar Lake and enjoy the mesmerizing beauty of the city. Later drive back to the city and relax.

Enjoy dinner at hotel and overnight stay at Dalhousie.

Day 13 : Dalhousie – Amritsar (By Road 200 KM / approx 5 hours)
Enjoy your breakfast and drive to Amritsar. On arrival, you will be transferred to hotel. Relax for the day. Overnight stay in Amritsar.
Day 14 : Amritsar Sightseeing

After Morning breakfast Visit Golden Temple - The Harmandir Sahib, The Jallianwala Bagh & Wagah Border Ceremony. Wagah - The town is famous for the Wagah border ceremony and also serves as a goods transit terminal and a railway station between Pakistan and India.

Back to hotel and overnight stay at Amritsar.

Day 15 : Amritsar – Delhi (By Train) (Departure)
Today, after breakfast drive to Amritsar railway station and arrive to Delhi and departure.

Inclusions

  • Pick up and drop from Delhi
  • Accommodation in the hotels as requested
  • Breakfast is included at all the places.
  • Professional, friendly Car Driver cum guide with a private transport.
  • Sightseeing tours as mentioned in the itinerary.
  • All Toll tax, Parking, Driver Allowances & State Tax

Exclusions

  • GST
  • Internal Air Fare
  • Monument entrances / camera charges are not included.
  • Anything not specifically mentioned under the head “price include”.
  • The services of vehicles are not included on leisure days after finishing the sightseeing as per the itinerary.

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