Pathankot – Dharamala
Arrive Pathankot Rly station in the morning by an overnight train from Delhi. On arrival transfer to Dharamsala by road (3 hours drive). On arrival Check in Hotel. Check in time is 1300 Hours. Later go for half day sightseeing of Dharamsala visiting Dalai Lama Temple(open everyday from Sunrise to Sunset), Tibet Museum(Closed on Monday), St. John’s Church in the wilderness. Overnight at Hotel.
On Trek: Mcleod Ganj- Boh village – Kanol Village (1500 M)
After breakfast drive to the valley for two hours to reach Boa village, the starting point of the trek. Bao village is situated on the bank or river. Steep ascent for about two hours takes us to Batuni village where we visit a local family house for refreshment and to witneess the life style of inhabitants of Dhauladhar. From Batuni it is an hour long walk takes to the lunch spot. After lunch walk through lush green fields to Kanol village where we camp for night stay.
Kanol Village to Kareri Village(1800 M) 13 kms, 5 to 6 hours walk
From Kanol it is gradual uphill walk for two/three hours and then we descend down to Harnala, where we camp near a small refreshing stream next to Kareri village. We come across several other tribal villages on the way. Night stay in tents.
Kareri Village to Bahl Village (2000 M) 13 kms, 5 to 6 hours walk
Leave after breakfast. First two hours is a gradual walk with little up and downhill walk and we get to Rawa village, situated on the bank of Rawa river. We come across several tribal villges on the way. From Rawa it is steep ascent through the forest for about two hours to Bahl village. Camp near a small stream next to the village.The area is full of Himalayan birds and those interested in bird watching can go for the same around the camp.
Bahl Village to Triund (2875 M) 10 km 5 hours walk
This day we leave all the villages behind and go up in the mountain where there is no human habitation. It is steep ascent through mixed forest of oak, rhododendron and cedar trees to Triund, an alpine meadow situated atop a ridge. Camp here for overnight stay. From Triund you have superb view of the snowclad Dhauladhar mountain on one side and the valley on the other.
Triund – Bhagsu Nag – Mcleod Ganj 4 hours walk
Morning view from the camp is most amazing. After breakfast walk downhill for about 4 hours to reach Bhagsu Nag. Trek Ends. Check in Hotel. Afternoon walk in the Tibetan Market in Mcleod Ganj.
Dharamsala – Amritsar 5 hours drive
After breakfast drive to Amritsar, the holy city of Golden Temple. Check in Hotel in Amritsar. Later visit the Historical Golden Temple in Amritsar. Overnight stay in Hotel.
Morning transfer to Amritsar airport for flight to Delhi or Mumbai. End of Tour.
(1). This is the itinerary for a tour which we run regularly. It can be altered, and we like to discuss plans with clients and can make suggestions about special places to visit depending on our clients’ interests, and available time. The itinerary is planned in such a way that you gain altitude gradually , you get a good and proper time to acclimatise properly while travelling through the Central Himalayas . Every day there is enough free time to make walk / or to relax your own so you could experience the people and culture from much close on the tour.
(2). In case you require accompanying tour escort / local guide with you please tell us and we will be happy to arrange local, knowledgeable guide for your tour, as per your choice.
(3). Please do not hesitate to collect any travel information from us, before working a final tour programme for yourself. We would be glad to provide you all the travel information and hotels details etc. at the time of planning your holidays with us, before you book your tour with Incredible Himachal Holidays. Being local, we can provide you with a wonderful private, personalise, tailor-made holiday tour in India at a cheaper cost than the standard package / group holiday that you might find elsewhere. We believe in delivering the service, more than- promised to our clients.