On arrival at Chandigarh, meet & greet and proceed to Shimla (120 kms – 3 hours). On arrival at Shimla, check into Hotel. Afternoon visit to the Mall area. Sightseeing around Mall area comprise Christ Church, Vice Regal Lodge and Indian Institute of Advanced studies. Overnight at Shimla.
After breakfast, day excursion to places around Shimla such as Golf Course at Naldehra (20 kms), High altitude Zoo at Kufri (20 kms) and Chail Palace at Chail (50 kms). Later return by late evening. Overnight at Shimla.
Today after breakfast, proceed to Manali (6500+ ft asl, 260 kms – 7.5 hrs) via Mandi. If time permit, we will visit local sightseeing options such as Hadimba Temple, Vashisht hot water springs, Manu Temple and Arjun Gufa. Overnight at Manali.
After early breakfast, visit half-day excursion to Rohtang Pass (42 kms – 12000+ ft asl). Rohtang pass is one area where one may get snow in Summer. Guests enjoy snow experience. On the way back visit Solang Valley, hub of adventure sports in Manali such as Paragliding, Zorbing etc. Solang Valley turns into a Ski resort in Winter. Overnight at Manali.
Breakfast at hotel. Later sightseeing of Kullu Valley and Manikaran hotwater springs / Manikaran Sahib Gurdwara (80+ kms one way from Manali) or visit Jana waterfalls, a perennial waterfall at 40 kms from Manali (Jana waterfall is perennial and it is recommended to also have lunch at one of the Dhabas around here). Overnight at Manali.
Breakfast at hotel. Today proceed to Dharamshala (3500+ ft asl, 240 kms – 6.5 hrs). Visit Norbulingka Institute, a must visit for any visitor to Dharamshala for a Tibetan cultural heritage experience. If time permitting, visit war memorial at Dharamshala, that commemorates martyrs of the area. Overnight at Dharamshala.
Today visit around Dharamshala. Morning visit to Mcleodgunj (6500+ ft asl, 10 kms), visit Dalai Lama Monastery and Bhagshunath Temple (3 kms from Mcleodgunj). Visit local street market for tibetan artefacts. Naddi Area near Cantonment (8 kms from Mcleodgunj) has one of the best Himalayan views of the area. In the evening if time permitting, Pilgrimage oriented travellers may head for Chinmaya Tapovan, an ashram complex established by the late Swami Chinmayananda (10 kms from Dharamsala). Guests who can do a bit of walking can head for Kunal Pathri Temple, a 3 km walk from Dharamsala is a rock temple dedicated to Goddess Kapaleshwari. Guests also have an option to head for Naam Art Gallery, a renowned art gallery. Overnight at Dharamshala.
After breakfast, drive to Dalhousie. On arrival check into hotel. Later visit local markets and Churches in Dalhousie, Panchpula / Sat Dhara (confluence of 7 streams said to have medicinal effect). Overnight at Dalhousie.
Full Day excursion to Khajjiar Meadows (22 kms), Chamba (riverside pilgrim centre at 44 kms from Dalhousie can be visited with Khajjiar) and Chamera Lake (large lake with watersports centre). Enroute visit Barkota hills. Return back by late evening. Overnight at Dalhousie.
Proceed to Amritsar (180 kms-4.5 hrs). Evening visit to Waga border (36 kms from Amritsar) and late evening visit to Golden Temple. Overnight at Amritsar.
Depart for onward journey.
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