12 Days - Himachal Pradesh Tour with Amritsar

Chandigarh - Shimla - Manali - Dharamshala - Dalhousie - Khajjiar - Amritsar - Chandigarh

Overview

Shimla, the summer capital of yesteryear is a cliche family destination of today. This hill town is also the capital of Himachal Pradesh. The main attractions of Shimla are the nostalgic British architecture, unhindered Himalayan view, culture-rich lifestyle to enjoy cuisine and shopping, and much more.

Manali is the destination for adventure lovers who love to make some memories. This 12 Days Himachal Tour also covers eminent attractions in the region like Rohtang Pass, Solang Valley, Kufri, and others. If you wish to spend a couple of days with slow-paced activities and relax, Dalhousie and Khajjiar are the best destinations to enjoy a lazy exploration time.

Return downhill to Dharamshala, at the end of the tour to enjoy the spiritual beauty of the land. On the route, the tour will also cover Amritsar's emblematic attractions like Jallianwala Bagh memorial, and Golden Temple.

Highlights

  • Sightseeing at Chandigarh, Shimla, Manali, Dharamshala, Dalhousie, and Amristar
  • Day tour to Khajiiar, Chail, Rohtang Pass, and Kufri
  • Exploring monasteries and temples for a spiritual time
  • Romantic boat ride on Khajjiar Lake
  • A shopping experience at Shimla and Dharamshala

Day Wise Itinerary

Day 1 : Arrival at Chandigarh

The tour starts once you reach Chandigarh via air travel or train. You will be received by our representative and he will transferred to you hotel.

Check-in to hotel and relax for some time. Later you will be taken to Chandigarh Museum and Art Gallery, Rock Garden, Rose Garden, Sukhna Lake, and others.

Back to hotel in evening. Overnight stay at Chandigarh.

Day 2 : Chandigarh - Shimla

After breakfast in Chandigarh, you will be driven to Shimla. Check-in to the hotel, and relax for some time. Later you will be taken to explore Shimla sightseeing like State Museum, Christ Church,Sankat Mochan shrine, Jakhu shrine.

By evening, you will explore the Shimla market covering Lakkar Bazaar, Tibetan Market, and Mall Road. These markets are the best places to buy souvenirs like clothing, fancy articles, artifacts, wooden items, handicrafts, and others.

Back to hotel. Overnight stay at Shimla.

Day 3 : Shimla - Manali

After breakfast at hotel, you will be driven to Manali. Once you reach Manali, you will be checked into a hotel. Rest of the day is at leisure.

Overnight stay at Manali.

Day 4 : Manali Sightseeing
Post breakfast, you will be taken to visit Manali Sightseeing covering Hadimba Devi Temple, Manu Temple, Vashishtha Temple, Handicraft center, Tibetan monastery etc.

If time permit, Enroute enjoy the adventure activities at Solang Valley.

Back to hotel. Overnight stay at Manali.

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

After breakfast, you will be driven to Dharamshala. Once you reach Dharamshala, you will be checked into a hotel. Later you will explore Dharamshala Market.

Back to hotel. Overnight stay at Dharamshala.

Day 6 : Dharamshala Sightseeing

After breakfast, you will taken to visit Dharamshala covering Chamunda Temple, Tapovan, Talnu, Dal Lake, St. John in the Wilderness, Bhagsunag Waterfall, Tsuglagkhang Complex Dalai Lama Temple etc.

Back to hotel. Overnight stay at Dharamshala.

Day 7 : Dharamshala - Dalhousie (By Road 120 KM / approx 3 hours)

Post breakfast, you will be driven to Dalhousie. Once you reach Dalhousie, you will be checked into a hotel.

Later you will be taken to visit St. John's Church, Dainkund Peak, Kalatop Wildlife Sanctuary, Bhuri Singh Museum etc.

Back to hotel. Overnight stay at Dalhousie.

Day 8 : Dalhousie Sightseeing

After breakfast, you will be taken on a sightseeing tour covering Panchpula natural pools, Subhash ki Baoli, and the famous Dalhousie temple – Bhulwani Mata Mandir.

Back to hotel. Overnight stay at Dalhousie.

Day 9 : Dalhousie - Khajjiar - Dalhousie

After breakfast, there will be excursion to Khajjiar. You will visit Khajjiar Lake, Khajji Nag Temple, Dainkund Peak, Kalatop Wildlife Sanctuary etc.

Back to hotel. Overnight stay at Dalhousie.

Day 10 : Dalhousie – Amritsar (By Road 200 KM approx 5 hours)

After breakfast in Dalhousie, you will be checked out of the hotel and taken on a road trip to Amritsar. Once you reach Amritsar, you will be checked into a hotel.

The remainder of the day is at leisure. Overnight stay at Amritsar.

Day 11 : Amritsar Sightseeing

After breakfast, you will be taken to the Golden Temple (Harmandir Sahib) and the Jallianwala Bagh Memorial. Later you will visit the Wagah border to watch the prestigious Wagah border ceremony. This border is the bridge between India and Pakistan for the transit of goods. The town also has the train station that connects the two countries.

Back to hotel. Overnight stay at Amritsar.

Day 12 : Amritsar – Chandigarh (By Road 225 KM/ 5 Hours approx) (Departure)

After breakfast, you will be checked out of the hotel. You will be driven to Chandigarh and transferred to the railway station or the airport to continue your journey.

Inclusions

  • Breakfast at your hotel, every morning
  • Accommodation at comfortable hotels in each destination – room type (double, triple, twin) is based on your request
  • Airport transfer from Chandigarh
  • Comfortable road vehicle for sightseeing
  • Friendly and informative guide cum driver
  • Road tax, parking fee, and fuel charges for the vehicle

Exclusions

  • Government tax – GST
  • Any meal or snack other than breakfast
  • Airfare, airport departure tax, and others
  • Drinks, laundry, tipping, and phone calls
  • Entrance fee, camera fee, and video camera fee at the monuments
  • Medical expenses and other personal expenses
  • Any service or activity which was not explicitly mentioned in the itinerary
  • Additional hotel stays due to any reason like cancellation of flight/train, bad weather, roadblocks, illness, or others.

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