7 Days - Amritsar Dharamshala Shimla Tour from Mumbai

Mumbai - Amritsar - Dharamshala - Shimla - Chandigarh - Mumbai

Overview

Himachal Pradesh - the summer destination of British in India, is one of the largest states of North India. The state holds numerous hill towns including Shimla.

Shimla is famous for the panoramic backdrop of snow-covered mountains of Himalayan Ranges. Dharamshala is a refreshing hill slope destination. Plan 7 Days Amritsar Dharamshala Shimla Itinerary from Mumbai, if you wish to cover interesting destinations of Himachal Pradesh along with the cultural beauty of Amritsar.

Highlights

  • Sightseeing at Amritsar, Dharamshala and, Shimla
  • Pilgrimage excursions to SankatMochan Temple, Golden Temple, Christ Church, Jakhu Temple, the monastery of Dharamshala, and others
  • Shopping at Shimla and Dharamshala
  • Relish the heritage of the land at Wagha Border ceremony and Jallianwala Bagh Memorial
  • A scenic walking trail that ends at Bhagsunag Falls

Day Wise Itinerary

Day 1 : Mumbai – Amritsar (By Flight)

Once you reach Amritsar Airport from Mumbai, you will be received by the tour representative. He will assist you to hotel. Check-in to hotel and relax for the day.

Overnight stay at Amritsar.

Day 2 : Amritsar Sightseeing

After breakfast, you will be taken for Amritsar sightseeing. The first destination is the Golden Temple or Harmandir Sahib or Darbar Sahib. This is a famous Gurdwara and the holiest destination for Sikhs. The temple is also famous for its gold structure and architectural beauty.

Later, you will be visiting the tragic historic landmark of the Indian independence struggle, the Jallianwala Bagh garden. This public garden was where the massacre took place in 1919, in which the British army opened fire on an enclosed gathering of women, men, and children.

By evening, you will be visiting Wagah village to watch the Wagha Border Ceremony. This is the border between India and Pakistan and the ceremony takes place at the border every evening. This border also holds a railway station and transit terminal for transportation between the two countries.

Back to hotel. Overnight stay at Amritsar.

Day 3 : Amritsar – Dharamshala (By Road 205 KM/ 4 Hours approx)

After breakfast, you will be taken driven to reach Dharamshala. Once you reach the destination, you will be checked into a hotel.

After a brief rest, you will be taken on a market tour to enjoy the souvenirs shopping. Back to hotel.

Overnight stay at Dharamshala.

Day 4 : Dharamshala Sightseeing

After breakfast, the sightseeing tour of Dharamshala starts. The first destination covered in the trip is Dalai Lama Temple, which holds a monastery, museum, stupas, library, and a cafe.

Next, you will be driven to the Bhagsunag waterfall. The waterfall is 20m tall and a little away from the Bhagsunag Temple. You will be taken on a walking trail to reach the Bhagsunag Falls. You can relish at the sight of water splashing into a rocky pool.

Later, you will be driven to the Norbulingka Institute of 1995. This institute was built in Sidhpur (closer to Dharamshala) by Kim Yeshi and Kelsang. This institute preserves the culture of Tibet through artistic and literary forms.

Back to hotel. Overnight stay at Dharamshala.

Day 5 : Dharamshala – Shimla (By Road 237 KM/6 Hours)

After breakfast, you will be driven to Shimla. On arrival, Check-in to hotel and relax for the day.

Overnight stay at Shimla.

Day 6 : Shimla Sightseeing

After breakfast, you will be taken on Shimla sightseeing tour. The first stop is at Sankat Mochan and Jakhu Temples. Both the temples are dedicated to Lord Hanuman.

Later, you will be visiting the State Museum and Christ Church. You will be left to enjoy a lazy stroll on the famous Ridge Road.

By evening, you will be taken on a market tour to Tibetan Market, Mall Road, and Lakkar Bazar for souvenir hunting. Top items to buy here are clothing, wooden toys, fancy items, handicrafts, and others.

Overnight stay at Shimla.

Day 7 : Shimla – Chandigarh - Mumbai (Departure)

After breakfast, check out formalities will start. You will be driven to Chandigarh Airport to catch your flight to Mumbai.

Inclusions

  • Daily Breakfast in the hotel
  • Accommodation on double/twine/triple sharing.
  • Pickup from Amritsar and Drop at Chandigarh airport.
  • Transportation for sightseeing
  • Friendly driver cum guide
  • All transfers and Sightseeing by Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Road taxes
  • Parking Fee
  • Fuel Charges.

Exclusions

  • GST
  • Lunch and Dinner
  • Airfares
  • Personal Expenses includes Drinks, Tipping, Laundry & Phone Calls
  • Charges for camera/video
  • Entrance fee at historical monuments, medical expenses, airport departure tax, etc
  • Any services not mentioned
  • Any extra nights due to train cancellation, flight cancellation due to illness, bad weather, and roadblocks, or any factors beyond control.

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