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Delhi to Amritsar and Dharamsala

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Combine the spiritual aura of Amritsar with the breathtaking views of Dharamshala. Visit Golden Temple the symbol for Sikh historical and spiritual tradition along with Jalliawala Bagh, Maharaja Ranjit Singh Museum & watch the thunderous applause during the flag retreat ceremony at Bagha border. In Dharamsala the land of Tibetans in exiles visit Dalai Lama temple, listen the fascinating legends associated with the temple & shop Tibetan handicraft. Also visit Bhagsunag Temple & waterfall along with Naddi & Dharamkot village for stunning view of Kangra valley and Dhauladhar.

 

 

 

Day 1: Delhi - Amritsar (Train No.12 29 SWARNA SHTBDI, 720/ 1345hr)

Early morning (5-6am) pick up from your hotel and transfer to airlway station to board satabdi train to Amritsar. 
On arrival assistance & transfer to hotel.

Later excursion to Wagah border to attend beating retreat ceremony. Every evening, just before the sunset, the soldiers from the Indian and Pakistan military meet at this border post to engage in a 30-minute display of military camaraderie and showmanship. During the build-up to the ceremony, the crowd engages in chanting the Indian national anthem, rounds of applause and Bollywood-style dancing on Hindi songs. Overnight at hotel.

 

Day 2: Amritsar - Dharamsala (210kms)

Breakfast at hotel. City tour of Amritsar. Visit Golden Temple one of the most sacred pilgrim spots for Sikhs famous for its full golden dome. The central Sikh Museum is atop the Clock Tower. The Guru Ka Langar offer free food to around 20, 000 people every day. The number shoot up to 1, 00, 000 on special occasions. The Durgiana Temple though a Hindu temple, its architecture is similar to the Golden Temple. Maharaja Ranjit Singh Museum famous for its rare and priceless collections, particularly Paintings, Weapons, Armours, Manuscripts & Coins. Gobindgarh Fort originally built by in the 18th century, it was conquered and enhanced in the early 19th century by Maharaja Ranjit Singh who renamed it after the 10th Sikh guru, Guru Gobind Singh. The fort had five cannons which included the famous two Zamzama cannons. Rickshaw ride and walking tour of old market in Amritsar. 

Later drive to Dharamsala check in at hotel. Overnight at hotel.

 

Day 3: Dharamsala 

Breakfast at hotel. Visit McLeodganj, home to most of the Tibetan exiles. At McLeodganj, the Tibetans have established many monasteries, schools and temples. The main Buddhist temple is five-minute walk from the main bazaar. The temple is surrounded by red and gold prayer wheels that are set in motion by devotees to scatter prayers in the air. Bhagsunag Temple one of the oldest temple surrounded by lovely pools and lush greenery. The two pools around the temple are believed to be sacred and are considered to contain miraculous powers of healing. Bhagsu Waterfalls a peaceful, serene place recommended by Lonely Planet for nice feel of nature throughout. Dal Lake, surrounded by Deodar trees, with temple of Durgeshwara Mahadev by the lakeside. Church of St. John in the Wilderness, a neo-gothic architecture built in 1852. Overnight at hotel.

 

Day 4: Dharamsala - Delhi

Breakfast at hotel. Transfer to Dharamsala airport to board flight for Delhi. 

On arrival at Delhi airport assistance & transfer to your hotel. 

Assistance on arrival at airport.

3 Nights' accommodation in selected price category hotels.

Daily breakfast at hotels.

Private air-conditioned deluxe car for airport transfer, sightseeing and excursion as per program.

English speaking tour guide on sightseeing days (local guide in each city), as per program.

Monument entrances and activities charges mentioned in the itinerary.

AC Train ticket Delhi - Amritsar.

Bottled drinking water in car.

Government taxes.

 

Hotels used or similar for 3 nights accommodation

Amritsar x 1 night
3* - Surya Beacon/ Hotel City Park
4* - Ramada Amritsar/ The Fern Residency
5* - Hyatt Hotel/ Holiday Inn Amritsar Ranjit Avenue

Dharamsala x 2 nights
3* - Hotel Udechee Huts/ Kamal Residency
4* - Grace Hotel/ Shiva Sanctuary - An Amritara Private Hideaway
5* - Fortune Park Moksha/ The Divine Hima

Dharamsala - Delhi flight fare approx INR 7,500 per person in economy class.

Camera charges at monuments.

Daily breakfast at hotels. Any other meal (lunch/ dinner) if clearly mentioned in the itinerary).

Expenses of personal nature like liquor, laundry, tips, telephone, fax, internet etc. 

Gratuities & optional activities.

Anything not mentioned in inclusions.