Explore Himachal through the Indian foothills of the Himalayas where you will witness the region’s stunning scenery, rich heritage, and diverse culture. Enjoy breathtaking views of the snow-capped Himalayas. Explore the present day home of His Holiness the Dalai Lama and round off your journey in Shimla, the hill station which became the summer capital of the British Raj. The land of snow, Himachal Pradesh tourism is the “Shangri-la” for tourists owing to its snow-covered mountains. lush green valleys, widespread meadows, dense forests, and rich cultural heritage.
Himachal Pradesh located in the western Himalayas, the state bordered by Tibet autonomous region of China in the east. Punjab in the west, Jammu and Kashmir in the north. Haryana in the south and Uttarakhand in the southeast respectively. Painted in the most colorful moods of nature. the land is surely a perfect destination for all those who want to escape from their feverish and stressed life.
EXPLORE HIMACHAL Hill Station
The impeccable beauty of Shimla, Manali, Chamba, Kullu, Dalhousie Mandi, etc. Has always left spectators spellbound. Besides, being visited by honeymooners and families. Explore this destination flocks with adventure lovers around the corners for various activities namely skiing, river rafting, trekking, para-gliding, etc.
The spectrum of opportunities and experiences that the land beholds has enabled Himachal Tourism to flourish a lot. The availability of all these has enabled Himachal tourism to scale new heights. Moreover, the land inhabits a vast diversification of tradition and cultures that every journeyer to this land love to witness. Mapped along the state are numerous spots such as Gaiety Heritage Cultural Complex. Spiti Valley, Khajjiar Lake, Beas Kund, Rohtang Pass, Jogini Falls, Bhagsunath Fall, Mall Road.
Himachal Pradesh tourism is the epitome of heaven on earth. It is an absorbing state from east to west that leaves every voyager enraptured.
EXPLORE HIMACHAL ITINERARY
DAY 01: Amritsar
Arrive in Amritsar, wherever you’ll be met by our representative and transferred to your hotel and power-assisted with sign up. nowadays you’ll relax or a visit to the guard ever-changing ceremony each evening within the India- Islamic Republic of Pakistan border is that the highlight of the world. Overnight at Hotel.
Day 02: Explore Amritsar
After breakfast, start a full-day private guided tour of Amritsar. Begin with a visit to the Harmandir Sahib, informally known as the Golden Temple, the temple is a Sikh gurdwara (place of worship) of great significance and is effectively the spiritual centre of the Sikh faith, built from white marble and copper gilt with the dome covered with gold leaf, over 100,000 people visit the shrine each day to worship and Jallianwala Bagh. Overnight at Hotel.
Day 03: Drive to Kangra(Pragpur)
After breakfast depart Amritsar and drive up into the Kangra valley amidst the foothills to Pragpur which will take approximately 4 hours. The day is free to relax and enjoy the spectacular surroundings or enjoy a walk around the village, which designated a heritage village in 1997. Overnight at Hotel.
Day 04: Drive to Dharamsala
After breakfast depart Pragpur and enjoy the short, scenic drive to Dharamsala which will take approximately 1.5 hours. Dharamsala, the current home of his holiness the Dalai Lama is located in the Kangra valley, in the Dhauladhars Mountains. Dharamsala has been connecting with Buddhism for a long time, with many monasteries have been establishing in the past. However, in the 8th century, these monasteries declined, with Hinduism experiencing a revival. Overnight at Hotel.
Day 05: Explore Dharamshala
Today enjoy a guided tour of Dharamshala visiting Gompas, the Tibet Museum and the Library of Tibetan Works and Archives. During the afternoon visit the Norbulingka Institute where Tibetan arts and crafts including wood and metal craft, silk weaving and thangka paintings are kept alive. The evening is free to explore Mc Leodganj, originally the home of the semi-nomadic Gaddi tribe; McLeodganj is today the residence of His Holiness, the Dalai Lama and thousands of Tibetan refugees.
Day 06: Drive to Palampur(Taragarh)
Today you will head to Taragarh, a drive of approximately 3.5 hours, and check in to the Taragarh Palace. Situated by a forested estate and surrounded by the tea gardens of the Kangra valley, one of the most scenic and unexplored areas of Himachal Pradesh. Taragarh Palace is at the foot of the Dhauladhar Mountains with splendid views of surrounding snow-capped peaks. Overnight at Hotel.
Day 07: Palampur – Bir – Palampur
In Morning after breakfast drive to Bir, Bir is a village located in the west of Joginder Nagar Valley in the state of Himachal Pradesh in northern India. Mostly referred to as “Paragliding Capital of India”, Bir is also a noted center for ecotourism, spiritual studies, and meditation. Visit Buddhist Monasteries and Enjoy Paragliding From Billing at height Of 2300 Meters. Later drive back to Hotel.
Day 08: Drive to Shimla
Early morning drive to Shimla, approximately 8 hours. Sit back and admire the spectacular scenery stopping en route at Mandi, renowned for its 81 old stone temples and their enormous range of fine carving, as well as its old palaces and notable examples of ‘colonial’ architecture; before continuing on to Shimla. Shimla which formerly known as Shimla is the capital city of Himachal Pradesh. In 1864, Shimla declared the summer capital of the British Raj in India.
Day 09: Explore Shimla
Today spend the morning on a sightseeing tour of Shimla you will begin with a visit to the Viceregal Lodge, designed by British architect Henry Irwin and constructed in the Jacobethan style between 1880 and 1888. formally the residence of the British Viceroy of India the lodge today houses some of the most ancient articles and photographs dating back to British rule in India. Continue on to visit the Hindu Temple containing shrines to the many and various Hindi gods. Thereafter within the evening, fancy a leisure walk on the Mall Road. Delicious dinner and stay at the hotel.
Day 10: Shimla – Delhi
Today will be a real highlight as you enjoy a short ride from Shimla to Taradevi on the “Himalayan Queen’, the narrow gauge or ‘toy’ train. that runs currently utilizing 102 tunnels it was declared a UNESCO world heritage site in 2008. On arrival in Taradevi, you will be met and drive approximately 2 hours down to Kalka to board the late afternoon train to Delhi. On arrival, you will be met by the Company representative and transferred to your hotel.
Day 11: Delhi Departure
Today is that the Last Day of the Explore Himachal tour. Relish associate early morning breakfast. Complete the check-out formalities. Get associate transfer to the Delhi railroad terminal/airfield for your onward journey.`