Dalhousie Holidays

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Day 1: Delhi

Namaste! Welcome to India and New Delhi the capital city of India. We will meet you at the airport and transfer you to your hotel with the rest of the day yours to relax after your long flight.

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.

Nrashtrapati Bhawan

Day 3: Delhi - Amritsar

This morning you will be transferred to the train station for your train to Amritsar (0720/1325 - AC Chair Car). You will be met upon arrival at the train station and transferred to your hotel. In the evening you enjoy an excursion to the Wagah border to witness the retreat ceremony.

The temple at night

Day 4: Amritsar

Today 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 at leisure.

Amritsar smile

Day 5: Amritsar - Dalhousie

Today you travel by road (private vehicle with driver only) to Dalhouse which is about 5 hours.

Day 6: Dalhousie

Today you have a full day sightseeing.

Day 7: Dalhousie

Full day excursion today t o Khajiar and Chamba Valley.

Day 8: Dalhousie - Dharamsala

Today we travel about 4 hours by private vehicle (driver only) to Dharamsala. Rest of the day at leisure.

Day 9: Dharamsala

Full day sightseeing today includes a visit to Nam Gyal monastery, Tibet Museum, St John Church and Kangra.

Day 10: Dharamsala

Today we travel about 4.5 hours by private vehicle (with driver) to Mandi. Overnight Mandi - Visco Resort (Super deluxe room).

Day 11: - Shimla

Today we continue to Shimla by private vehicle (driver only). Rest of the day at leisure.


Day 12: Shimla

Today we enjoy a guided sightseeing tour, venturing 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. We also visit Kufri.

Shimla main street

Day 13: Shimla

Day at leisure to explore more on your own.

Shimla aerial view

Day 14: Shimla - Delhi

Today you travel 3 hours by road to Kalka. Here you board your train to Delhi (1745/2155). Upon arrival into Delhi you will be transferred to your hotel.

Delhi fruit stall

Day 15: Delhi

Today we bid you farewell and transfer you to the airport for your onward flight.

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last updated - 31 Jan 2015 3:15 AM