Mumbai - Amritsar - Dharamshala - Shimla - Chandigarh - Mumbai
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
After breakfast, you will be driven to Shimla. On arrival, Check-in to hotel and relax for the day.
Overnight stay at Shimla.
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.
After breakfast, check out formalities will start. You will be driven to Chandigarh Airport to catch your flight to Mumbai.