Chandigarh Holidays

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The grand entrance into Delhi's famous Red Fort

Day 1: Delhi

Arrive Delhi.You will be met by our representative and driver on arrival and transferred by a private vehicle to your hotel.

India Gate

Day 2: Delhi

Today we explore both Old and New Delhi - the order of New Delhi is a huge contrast to the unorganised chaos of the Old City. But both are just as appealing. Highlights we be the impressive Red Fort, Jama Masjid - India’s oldest and largest mosque, Raj Ghat - the site of Gandhi’s cremation and more.

The lofty Red Fort in Delhi

Day 3: Delhi - Varanasi

You will be met at the hotel by our representative and transfered to the airport by a private vehicle for your departure to Varanasi by flight 9W 723. Expected time of departure 10:30 hours Arrive Varanasi at 11:40 hours. You will be met by our representative and driver on arrival and transferred to your hotel. Evening visit The Ganges with guide to witness the evening Arti ceremony

Varanasi Ghats

Day 4: Varanasi

This morning, we enjoy a sunrise boat ride on the holy Ganges where we’ll view the ancient religious tradition of ritual cleansing that takes place on the many riverbank ghats (riverside steps). Later, we embark on a tour of the city taking in the key places of interest. In the evening your guide will take you to the river to see the evening ritual worship.

Bathers in the morning

Day 5: Varanasi - Delhi

Morning free Later on you will be met at the hotel by our representative and driver to transfer you to the airport by a private vehicle for your departure to Delhi by flight 9W 724. Expected time of departure 14:50 hours Arrive Delhi at16:20 hours. You will be met by our representative and transferred by a private vehicle to your hotel.

Raj Ghat

Day 6: Delhi - Amritsar

Early morning our representative will meet you at your hotel to transfer you by private vehicle to the Railway Station in time for your departure from Delhi by Shatabdi Train (AC Chair Car) to Amritsar. Train departs at 07:20 hours. Arrive Amritsar at 13:25 hours. Transfer to your hotel Evening enjoy an excursion to Wagah border to witness the retreat ceremony

The temple at night

Day 7: Amritsar

This morning we enjoy a half day city tour - including a visit to the Famous Golden Temple the seat of the Sikh religion; Amritsar is one of the Punjab’s principal cities. Built in 1803 and made of marble, copper and pure leaf gold, the temple is an amazing architectural feat.Afternoon free

Lake view of the temple

Day 8: Amritsar

Day free for independent activities

Amritsar smile

Day 9: Amritsar - Dharamsala

Today we travel by road from Amritsar to Dharamsala by Private vehicle(Distance: 200 Kilometres; Approximate Time: 06:00 Hours) Transfer to your hotel and remaining day free

Day 10: Dharamsala

Day will be free for independent activities with car and driver at your disposal

Day 11: Dharamsala - Manali

Breakfast at Hotel Today we travel by road from Dharamsala to Manali by private vehicle(Distance: 235 Kilometres; Approximate Time: 05:00 Hours) Arrive and check in at your hotel Dinner at your hotel

Days 12-14: Manali

For next three days enjoy free time for your independent activities with car and driver at your disposal.

Day 15: Manali - Shimla

Breakfast at Hotel Today we travel by road from Manali to Shimla by private vehicle.(Distance:250 Kilometres; Approximate Time: 05:00 Hours) Transfer to your hotel in Shimla, remaining day free

Anarkanda

Day 16: Shimla

The next two days we will leave you to your own devices to explore and venture into the narrow streets, which fall steeply away from the ridge giving way to colourful bazaars and fine views of the surrounding valley and snow-capped peaks. Car and driver at your disposal

Shimla main street

Day 17: Shimla

Day will be free for independent activities with car and driver at your disposal

Shimla aerial view

Day 18: Shimla - Chandigarh

Breakfast at Hotel Today we travel by road from Shimla to Chandigarh by private vehicle (Distance:115 Kilometres; Approximate Time:05:00 Hours) Arrive and check in at your Hotel, remaining day free

Rose garden

Day 19: Chandigarh

Today free day to explore Chandigarh your own way

Old bangles

Day 20: Chandigarh - Goa

You will be met at the hotel by our representative and transferred to the airport for your departure to Delhi by flight 9W 320. Expected time of departure 12:25 hours. Arrive Delhi at 14:35 hours and connect to flight 9W 2016 to Goa. Expected time of Departure 16:55 hours (arrive Goa 17:55) We will meet you at the airport and transfer to your hotel

Se Cathedral

Days 21-22: Goa

Sit back and relax here in this laid back coastal area of India for today and tomorrow you can walk along palm fringed beaches looking for shells and watching the fishermen at work, or simply kick back and enjoy some fresh fruit cocktails served on a silver platter.

Sacred cows on the beach

Day 23: Goa

You will be met at the hotel by our representative and driver to transfer you to the airport by a private vehicle for your departure to Delhi by flight 6E 332. Expected time of departure 15:15 hours Arrive at Delhi at 17:40 hours. You will be met by our representative on arrival and transferred to your hotel.

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