Himachal and Vaishno Devi Tour
Duration of the Tour: -14 Days / 13 Nights
Destinations Covered: - New Delhi - Chandigarh - Manali - Dharamshala - Dalhousie - Katra - Amritsar - New Delhi
Day 01: New Delhi - Chandigarh (ARRIVAL): Welcome to New Delhi!!! On your arrival at New Delhi airport you will be received by our representative and straight drive to Chandigarh in your exclusive vehicle. On arrival check-in at your hotel. Later move out to visit Rock Garden, Rose Garden, Open hand monument, Capitol complex, Government Museum and Art Gallery. Over night at your hotel.
Day 02: Manali: After having a leisurely breakfast drive to Manali. Manali, situated in a valley, can be defined as a mini heaven. It has snow capped peaks, the flowing river Beas, Deodhar and pine trees, green fields and fruit orchards helping Manali to remain as the favorite holiday and trekking spot. On your arrival at Manali check-in at your hotel. Later move out to visit Hadimba Devi Temple, Manu Temple and Tibetian Monastery if time permits. Over night at your hotel.
Day 03: Manali: Early morning after breakfast, move out to visit Solang Valley with its emerald meadows, ski slopes and paragliding activities, offering the view of glaciers and snow capped mountains and peaks. The magnificent views and natural beauty are never-ending source of delight. Further proceed for excursion of Rohtang Pass - the gateway to Lahaul-Spiti valley. The majesty of the mountains can be seen at their best here. There are beautiful sights of glaciers, peaks and Chandra river flows down in the Lahaul valley. Revel in the breathtaking beauty of Kothi, Rahalla Falls and Marrhi en-route to Rohtang. Overnight stay at your hotel.
Day 04: Dharamshala: Early morning drive straight to Dharamshala - a picturesque hill town that commands a splendid view of the surroundings Dhauladhar Himalayan ranges. Dharamshala is known for its scenic beauty, calmness and serenity. It has high pine trees, tea gardens and timber yielding trees. On arrival check-in at your hotel. Later explore the Mcleodganj town at your own. The dense forests and the beautiful gardens are one of the major tourist attractions in McLeodganj. Over night at your hotel.
Day 05: Dharamshala: After having a leisurely breakfast move out to visit The Tibetan Monastery, Tsuglagkhang Temple (Namgyal Monastery), St. John's church in the wilderness, War Memorial and Dal Lake. Shop in the bazaar for Tibetan handicrafts in the evening. Overnight stay at your hotel.
Day 06: Dalhousie: In the morning drive straight to Dalhousie in your exclusive vehicle. Dalhousie - an enchanting little town, with a colonial hangover. Thick forests, wildlife, tranquil ambience and refreshing views of the far mountains draped in snow, all make Dalhousie a very pleasant and mesmerizing destination. On arrival check-in at your hotel. Later move out to visit Satdhara waterfalls & Panjpulla waterfalls. Also visit various churches, Bakrota Hills and Kalatope - a famous wildlife sanctuary, the place gives you an opportunity to soak up the natural charm and watch animal species like ghoral, barking deer and the Himalayan black bear. Night stay at your hotel.
Day 07: Dalhousie: After having a leisurely breakfast drive to Khajjiar (25 Kms. away). Khajjiar is one of the favourite retreats for visitors. The saucer-shaped meadow, ringed by pines, has a lake set in the middle, complete with a floating bland. A little golden-spired temple of Khajjinag belonging to the 12th century and a picturesque golf course complete this pretty picture. A picturesque spot with an emerald, saucer shaped meadow set amidst a dense deodar forest, it has a lake as it's centre with a floating island, a forest rest house, a little temple with a golden spire and a golf course. Evening return to Dalhousie. Night stay at your hotel.
Day 08: Katra: In the morning drive straight to Katra. On arrival check-in at your hotel. Remaining day at leisure. Over night at your hotel.
Day 09: Katra: Early morning start Yatra to Vaishno Devi Shrine. Return back to hotel by evening. Over night at your hotel.
Day 10: Amritsar: After having a leisurely breakfast, drive straight to Amritsar in your exclusive vehicle. On arrival check-in at your hotel. Remaining day at leisure. Over night at your hotel.
Day 11: Amritsar: After having a leisurely breakfast, move out to visit the famous Golden Temple located in the heart of the city, Jalianwallah Bagh - a memorial built to commemorate the martyrs of the 1919 massacre and The Durgiana Mandir - dedicated to the Hindu goddess Durga. In the evening proceed to the Wagah Border. At Wagah Border, witness the ceremonial changing of guard, the march-past followed by the singing of national anthem and other patriotic songs. Solders parading in full swing and the sight of India-Pakistan border from such close quarters will evoke a sense of nostalgia. Return back to Hotel. Night stay at your hotel.
Day 12: New Delhi: In the morning you will be transferred to airport of Amritsar to board the flight for New Delhi. On your arrival at New Delhi airport you will be received by our representative and transferred to your hotel. Remaining day at leisure. In the evening move out to visit Akshardham Temple. Over night at your hotel.
Day 13: New Delhi: After having a leisurely breakfast move out for a daylong sightseeing of New Delhi and Old Delhi (Shahajahanabad), which includes Red Fort, Chandni Chowk, Jama Masjid, Humayun Tomb, Lotus Temple and Qutab Minar. Later drive around Govt. impressive buildings of the British Era designed by Lutyens such as India Gate, Parliament house of India and President Palace. Over night in your hotel.
Day 14: New Delhi (DEPARTURE): After having a delightful breakfast at appropriate time you will be transferred to the airport/train station of New Delhi to board the flight/train back to your home with a bunch of sweet memories. (The Tour Ends)