Dharamshala - Abode of Dalai Lama with Shimla

6 Nights / 7 Days


Enticing Dharamshala and Shimla

Delhi – Shimla – Dharamsala – Chandigarh - Delhi

Himachal Pradesh (literally meaning snow-laden abode) lies in the lap of the mighty Himalayas, and can undoubtedly deliver an outstanding travel experience to tourists from across the world. Travel to India’s best hill stations, nestled gorgeously in the lap of the mighty Himalayas - Dharamshala and Shimla. Dharamshala is a place to see thriving Tibetan Buddhist culture in India; no wonder, it is called the “Little Tibet”, which is also home to His Holiness “The Dalai Lama” himself. Shimla and Manali are a favorite Indian hill destination filled with a perfect amalgamation of natural beauty, adventure trails (including some of the highest passes in the world), ancient temples and colonial heritage. Embark on a euphoric tour of ‘6 nights and 7 days’, exploring every tourist hotspot and experiencing these three timeless hill towns of India.

Highlights

  1. Get opportunity to visit the official residence of the Dalai Lama in Dharamshala.
  2. Experience Tibetan Buddhist culture and explore stunning monasteries in Dharamshala.
  3. Take home unique and traditonal Tibetan handicrafts as souvenirs from Dharamshala.
  4. Explore the rich colonial heritage of Shimla, an esrtwhile British summer resort.
  5. Enjoy the lush flora and fauna and verdant valleys of Kufri
  6. Witness modern architectural wonders and interesting sights of Chandigarh.

DAY 1
ARRIVE DELHI
Arrive at New Delhi Airport, after clearing immigration and customs, our representative will meet you at the arrival area and transfer to hotel. Dinner and Overnight stay in Delhi

DAY 2
DELHI – SHIMLA (370 KMS. / 8 HRS APPROX.)
After breakfast, check-out and drive to Shimla. You will pass through various small markets, small towns and will see the countryside. Upon arrival check-in at the hotel.Rest of the time on leisure. Dinner and Overnight stay in Shimla.
Shimla: The Summer Capital of the British India, Shimla is truly a perfect place to enjoy your holiday as leisure. Now the capital of Himachal Pradesh, it is a Hill station of north, offering a great view. The place still has the touch of British architecture and designs in certain places; just walking around the Mall is pleasurable. Nothing like the mainstream Indian climate, Shimla is very cool and fresh. The lush green Hills and the snow capped mountains stand tall, making it a very scenic place.

DAY 3
IN SHIMLA – TOUR SHIMLA AND KUFRI
After breakfast, proceed for a day tour of Shimla and Kufri. Visit several prominent attractions like the Jakhu Temple, and Christ Church, Ridge, Viceroy House, Summer Hill.
In the afternoon, drive to Kufri from Shimla where you can rejuvenate yourself amidst the dense forests, snow-capped mountains and exotic flora and fauna. Evening time is completely free to enjoy the breath taking beauty of Kufri region. Return to your hotel. Dinner and Overnight stay in Shimla.

DAY 4
SHIMLA – DHARAMSALA (240 KMS. / 7 HRS APPROX.)
After breakfast, check-out and drive to Dharamsala. Drive through the beautiful landscape. Of Himalaya. Arrive Dharamsala, check-in at the hotel. Dinner and Overnight stay in Dharamsala

DAY 5
DHARAMSALA
After breakfast, a day tour of Dharamsala. Visit the Bhagsu Nath Temple, then visit Norbulingka Institute which is perhaps one of its best in the world. The institute has its own temple, Museum, Meditation Hall, One thousand, one hundred and seventy-three images of the Buddha decorate the forty-four foot high temple hall. Visit Tsuglhakhang, The temple and residence of His Holiness Dalai Lama, afternoon enjoy a walk along the mall road, where Tibetan refugees display and sell their crafts. Also visit St. John in the Wilderness Church Afternoon free to walk around the mall area. Dinner and Overnight stay in Dharamsala.

DAY 6
DHARAMSALA – CHANDIGARH (250 KMS. / 7 HRS. APPROX.)
After breakfast, drive down to Chandigarh. Upon arrival, visit Rock Garden, Open Hand Monument. Sukhna Lake. Then check-in at hotel. Dinner and Overnight stay in Chandigarh.

DAY 7
CHANDIGARH – DELHI (270 KMS. / 6.5 HRS. APPROX.) DEPART DELHI
After a leisurely breakfast, check out from hotel and drive straight to Delhi international airport for your flight to onward destination.




Package Includes -

  • 06 Nights accommodation at good 3 star hotels on Twin / Double Sharing basis.
  • Assistance at airports during arrivals and departures by GeTS Holidays Representative.
  • Daily Breakfast & Dinner at all the Hotels.
  • Transportation in a Private Non Air-conditioned vehicle, with professional driver
  • Air-conditioning will work in plain areas only
  • Bottled water in the car
  • All currently Applicable taxes, tolls . parking charges, driver’s allowances



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