Punjab and Himachal Tour 02Lush green hills of Himachal stimulate great senses and love for nature; that is why many do not miss a quite walk downhill the Mall in Simla, and if you can go for little daring but exciting paragliding in Manali. But certainly options are not limited amidst such beauty of nature. A Hill station for those seeking refreshing mood..a new world.
Chandigarh/ Shimla/ Sarahan/ Sangla/ Kalpa/ Shoja/ Taragarh/ Dharamshala/ Dalhousie/ Amritsar
Day 01: Arrival in Chandigarh & transfer to Shimla (120 kms)
Arrive Chandigarh ex Delhi by train. Meet on arrival and transfer to Shimla. On arrival check in & overnight at hotel.
Day 02: In Shimla
Morning transfer to Shimla railway station for a joy ride on the Toy Train which is also a World Heritage Site. Later proceed for a half day tour visiting Indian Institute of Advanced Studies and Jakho temple. Afternoon visit The Christ Church, The Ridge, The Mall and bustling Lower Bazar market. Overnight at hotel.
Day 03: Shimla to Sarahan (175 kms / 7 hrs)
Travel by surface from Shimla to Sarahan enroute visiting Sun temple at Nirath and Rampur. On arrival check in at hotel. Evening visit Bhimakali temple which is one of the 51 shaktipeeths of Hindu religion. Overnight at hotel.
Day 04: Sarahan to Sangla (91 kms / 4 hrs)
Travel by surface from Sarahan to Sangla valley. At Sangla valley vistin Kamru village and Kamru temple. Later check in at deluxe camp. Evening at leisure at camp or optional walk to near by Batseri village. Overnight in camp.
Day 05: In Sangla
A day excursion visiting remote villages of Rackcham and Chitkul villages. Rest of the day at leisure. Overnight in camp.
Day 06: Sangla to Kalpa (51 kms / 2 hrs)
Travel by surface from Sangla to Kalpa enroute visiting Recong Peo. Sangla to Kalpa located in backdrop of Kinner Kailash mountain range. On arrival check in at hotel. Afternoon visit Rogi village and Kalpa village. Overnight at hotel.
Day 07: Kalpa to Shoja (197 kms / 8 hrs)
Travel by surface from Kalpa to Shoja enroute crossing over Jalori Pass. Shoja is a small village located in Tirthan valley surrounded by dense Devdar forests. Overnight at guest house.
Day 08: In Shoja
Day at leisure or optional visit to Seolsar lake. Seolsar lake is located near Jalori Pass and is a 5 kms one way level walk from the pass. Overnight in guest house.
Day 09: Shoja to Taragarh (156 kms / 7 hrs)
Travel by surface from Shoja to Taragarh enroute visiting Mandi town. Tibetan settlement & monastery at Bir and Vaidyanath Shiva temple at Baijnath. On arrival check in at Taragarh Palace. Overnight at hotel.
Day 10: Taragarh to Dharamsala (51 kms/ 3 hrs)
Travel by surface from Taragarh to Dharamsala enroute driving past tea gardens visiting Palampur town, Chamunda Devi temple and Norbulingka Institute. On arrival check in and overnight at hotel.
Day 11: In Dharamsala
Morning a half day tour visiting Dalai Lama temple and Bhagsu Nag temple. Afternoon free to explore Mc Lerodganj market on own. Overnight at hotel.
Day 12: Dharamsala to Dalhousie (143 kms/ 5 hrs)
Travel by surface from Dharamsala to Dalhousie. On arrival check in at hotel. Afternoon & evening at leisure and visit some churches at Dalhousie. Overnight at hotel.
Day 13: In Dalhousie
A day excursion visiting Khajjiar and Chamba town. At Chamba visit Bhuri Singh Museum (closed on Mondays), Laxmi Narayan Temple and local bazaar famous for Chamba rumal & Jewellery. Overnight at hotel.
Day 14: Dalhousie to Amritsar (200 kms / 6 hrs)
Travel by surface from Dalhousie to Amritsar. On arrival check in at hotel. Evening visit Wagah border to see flag ceremony. Late evening visit Golden temple to view Palaki Sahib ceremony. Overnight at hotel.
Day 15: Departure from Amritsar
Intime transfer to railway station to board train for onward destination. End of tour & our services.