Day 1: Arrive Delhi
Arrive Delhi and meet the ITS representative at the arrival hall
and transfer to hotel. Relax & overnight in Delhi.
Day 02: Delhi
Morning tour of Old Delhi: visit the majestic Red Fort, the historical
Chandni Chowk, besides Raj Ghat and Shanti Vana. Afternoon tour
of New Delhi, visit the Rashtrapati Bhawan, the one-time imperial
residence of the British viceroys; the India Gate, a memorial raised
in honour of the Indian soldiers martyred during the Afghan war;
the Laxmi Narayan Temple, built by the Birlas, one of Indias
leading industrial families; Qutab Minar, built by Qutub-ud-din
Aibek of the Slave Dynasty; and the lotus-shaped Bahai Temple. Evening
free at leisure, overnight in Delhi.
Day 03: Delhi - Shimla (325 kms - 6 hours)
Morning drive to Shimla, on arrival transfer to hotel. Evening free
to relax & acclimatization, overnight at the hotel.
Day 04: Shimla
Morning sightseeing tour of Shimla including The Mall - Shimlas
principal promenade and best for a leisurely walk. Jakhoo Hill is
the highest point in Shimla and offers a panoramic view of the city.
Glen forest is one of the most fascinating picnic spots in Shimla.
Summer Hill has pleasant shady walks in quite surroundings. Chadwick
Falls are situated amidst thick forest and gives a breathtaking
view. Prospect Hill is a popular picnic spot that gives some beautiful
views of the mountains. Evening free to relax, overnight at the
hotel. Evening free to relax, overnight at the hotel.
Day 05: Shimla - Nalagarh (50 kms - 2 hours)
Morning drive to Nalagarh. Arrive Nalagarh and check in at
hotel. Nalagarh was built in 1421 during the reign of Raja Bikram
Chand. It was ruled by the Chandela Rajputs who originated from
Chanderi in the Bundelkhand region of Central India. The Fort is
located on a hillock at the foothills of the mighty Himalayas, surrounded
by endless acres of greenery. Evening free to relax, overnight at
Day 06: Nalagarh - Pragpur (100 kms - 3 hours)
Morning dive to Pragpur. Arrive Pragpur and check in at hotel.
Later visit the surroundings. Pragpur, known as country of
pollen is unbelievably picturesque having held onto the essence
of an earlier era with unchanged shops, cobbled streets, an ornamental
village tank, mud plastered and slate roofed houses. Evening free
to relax, overnight at the hotel.
Day 07: Pragpur - Taragarh (100 kms - 3 hours)
Morning drive to Taragarh. Arrive Taragarh and check in at
hotel. In the afternoon visit temples of Nanbadeshwar, Gauri Shankar
and Murli Manohar. Flat roofed, these temples are Thakurdwaras
dedicated to the Lord Vishnu incarnation- Lord Shiva and Lord Krishna.
Also visit the tea gardens and factory. The tea factory of the co-operative
society offers an insight into the processing of Kangra tea. Evening
free to relax, overnight at the hotel.
Day 08: Taragarh - Dharamshala (60 kms - 2 hours)
Morning drive to Dharamshala. Arrive Dharamshala and check
in at hotel. Set against the backdrop of the dramatic Dauladhar
mountains, Dharamshala is perched on the high slopes in the upper
reaches of Kangra Valley. It is a charming town with elegant bungalows
nestling in thick conifer forests. Evening free to relax, overnight
at the hotel.
Day 09: Dharamshala
Morning sightseeing tour of Dharamshala including various monasteries
and Mcleodganj often called Little Lhasa and the residence of the
Dalai Lama, which has been here for over three decades. The monastery
has larger-than-life images of the Buddha, Padmasambhava and Avalokteshwara.
Also visit ST. JOHNS, the charming dressed stone church in
the wilderness. Evening free to relax, overnight at the hotel.
Day 10: Dharamshala - Amritsar (220 kms - 5 hrs)
Morning drive to Amritsar. Arrive Amritsar and check in at
hotel. The city is famous for its Golden Temple. Evening free to
relax, overnight at the hotel.
Day 11: Amritsar - Delhi (By train at 1700 hrs / 2100 hrs)
Morning city tour of Amritsar visiting the famous Golden Temple,
a glittering gold and marble temple which is one of the holiest
Sikh shrines. Durgiana Mandir is a temple with a golden dome and
silver doors; Jalianwala Bagh has a memorial built in memory of
unarmed victims massacred by the British. In time transfer to Railway
Station to board train for Delhi. Assistance on arrival in Delhi,
transfer to hotel, relax & overnight in Delhi.
Day 11: Delhi - Back Home
In time transfer to International airport to board the flight back