Amritsar is a significant part of Punjab. This city is one of the topmost pilgrimage destinations for the Sikhs. It houses, Golden Temple an iconic Gurudwara with dome covered in gold which every year is visited by followers of all religions in a huge number. We offer a well-planned peaceful Amritsar tour to you with a chance to pay homage at the Golden Temple. This 8 days and 7 nights’s itinerary also includes sightseeing in Amritsar. You will enjoy an experience at the very popular Wagah Border and Jallianwala Bagh. Also, do not forget to get your hands on some remarkable stuff such as Pappads and Juttis in the local markets of Amritsar. But you trip does not end here. After this, you will also explore a few beautiful towns of Himachal Pradesh as well. The package includes an endless list of cities such as Dalhousie, Chamba, Khajjiar, Dharamshala, Pathankot and many more. The beauty of Himachal Pradesh cannot be described in words. Mighty snow peaks, deep gorges, thriving green and golden valleys, flower-filled meadows, misty woods, quick-flowing icy rivers, glaciers, gushing water streams, steep waterfalls, enchanting lakes, rippling streams are a few manifestations of its unparallel beauty. A trip to Himachal Pradesh, which is set amidst the lush green carpet of manicured tress with 360 degree view of Himalaya, is always peaceful and rejuvenating.
Tour Duration : ( 07 Nights / 08 Days )
Destinations Covered : Amritsar - Dalhousie - Chamba - Khajjiar - Dharamsala - Pathankot / Amritsar.
Day 01 : Arrive Amritsar
Upon arrival meet and drive for check in at your pre booked hotel. After that visit Indo-Pak Wagah Border to watch Flag Retreat Ceremony- Wagah, an army outpost on Indo-Pak border 30 Kms from Amritsar where the daily highlight is the evening "Beating the Retreat" ceremony. Soldiers from both countries march in perfect drill, going through the steps of bringing down their respective national flags. As the sun goes down, nationalistic fervor rises and lights are switched on marking the end of the day amidst thunderous applause. Return to hotel. Overnight stay in Amritsar.
Day 02 : Amritsar / Dalhousie (180 Km / 4 hrs)
Morning after breakfast check out from hotel and leave for Dalhousie. After settling into the resort, try to catch the sunset across the mountain ranges. Overnight at Dalhousie.
Day 03 : Dalhousie sightseeing
After breakfast proceed for a full day sightseeing tour of Dalhousie, it’s an another picturesque hill station in Himachal Pradesh, India. Nestled in the Dhauladhar mountain range, Dalhousie gives a panoramic view of snow-capped peaks. The sightseeing points included are : Panchpula (picnic Spot), Satdhara (Springs with medicinal properties), Kynance (a private residential building of Dharamvirs), Subhash Baoli, Laxmi Narayan Temple. Overnight at hotel.
Day 04 : Dalhousie - Chamba sightseeing
Morning after breakfast proceed for Chamba visit local sightseeing places, Evening back to Dalhousie. Overnight at Hotel.
Day 05 : Dalhousie - Khajjiar (50 kms)
After breakfast proceed to visit the Switzerland of India. Khajjiar enjoys the title of Mini Switzerland. Khajjiar is a small picturesque plateau in Himachal Pradesh nestled in the foothills of Dhauladhar ranges of Western Himalayas. The scenic hill station Khajjiar is just 20 miles from Dalhousie and tourists enjoy the drive from Dalhousie to Khajjiar through the dense forest of pine and deodar. There are Khajjiar temple & small Lake. Overnight at hotel.
Day 06 : Khajjiar - Dharamsala (140 kms)
After breakfast proceed to Dharamshala. En route visit Jwala ji, Kangra and nearby places Check into the hotel. Spend the day at leisure. Evening free at leisure, Overnight at hotel.
Day 07 : Dharamsala sightseeing
After breakfast proceed for local sightseeing of in & around Dharamsala. Visit to Mc Leodganj the seat of his holiness Dalai Lama. The other sightseeing worth visiting are Kangra Art Museum & Kotwali Bazaar. Kotwali bazaar is Dharamsalas busiest area. It offers all the charm of a small town marketplace with small shops selling local goods and all sorts of people wandering around it. Bhagsu Nag Temple : Bhagsu Nag temple is in Bhagsu Village about a km from McCleodganj. Overnight at hotel.
Day 08 : Dharamshala - Pathankot / Amritsar drop
After breakfast drive to Amritsar in time transfer to Airport / Railway station for further journey.