Day 1 – Arrive in Delhi
Arrive at Delhi international airport. You will meet our company representative and transfer to the hotel. Overnight in Delhi.
Day 2 – Delhi – Chandigarh (By Train)
Transfer to railway station to board the train for Chandigarh. Arrive at Chandigarh railway station and transfer to the hotel. Later visit Rock Garden. Evening free at leisure. Overnight at hotel in Chandigarh.
Day 3 – Chandigarh – Dalhousie
320km / 7 hours
Breakfast at hotel and drive to Dalhousie. Arrive and check in to the hotel in Dalhousie. Rest of the free at leisure. Overnight stay at hotel.
Day 4 – Dalhousie – Khajjar – Dalhousie
Breakfast at hotel and visit Panjpulla, Subash Bowli, and Stature Falls. Morning after breakfast excursion to Khajjiar, which is a great place to enjoy the natural beauty of the mountains. Return to Dalhousie for overnight stay.
Day 5 – Dalhousie – Dharamsala
120km / 3 hours
Breakfast at hotel and drive to Dharamsala. Arrive and check in to hotel. Rest of the day free at leisure. Overnight in Dharamsala.
Day 6 – Dharamsala
After breakfast visit Norbulingka Institute of Tibetan Culture which was founded by Department of Religion and Culture to preserve Tibetan culture. Then visit Chinmaya Tapovan, which was established by Swami Chinmayanand. There is also a 9m tall Lord Hanuman image and Ram Temple. Evening is free to visit market at Mcleodganj known as little Lhasa. Mcleodganj is the residence of His Holiness, the Dalai Lama. Overnight stay in hotel.
Day 7 – Dharamsala – Manali
235km / 7 hours
Breakfast at hotel and drive to Manali. Arrive and check in to hotel. Rest of the day free at leisure. Overnight in Manali.
Day 8 – Manali
After breakfast excursion to Rohtang Pass where you will enjoy the glaciers of snow. Also visit Tibetan Monastery and Handicraft Center. Overnight at Manali.
Day 9 – Manali – Naggar – Shimla
260km / 6 hours
Breakfast at hotel and drive to Shimla. En route visit Nicholas Roerich Art Gallery. Continue drive towards Shimla. Arrive at Shimla and check into hotel. Overnight at the hotel in Shimla.
Day 10 – Shimla
Full day local sightseeing of Shimla visiting State Museum and Mall Road. Start your walk from here to the Indian Institute of Advanced Studies (formerly known as Viceregal Lodge). On this walk we pass many other structures including The Mall, The Ridge, Gorton Castle now office of The Accountant General. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 11 – Shimla – Kalka – Delhi
A full day adventure by train to Kalka on the Himalayan Queen, a famous ‘toy train' which recaptures the romantic past of rail travel, and then from Kalka to Delhi by first-class Shatabdi Express. On arrival in Delhi at 21:30 you'll be met with our representative and transferred directly to airport to board the flight back home. Or according to your international flight schedule, you stay overnight at hotel in Delhi and next day depart to your home country.
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