Delhi – Amritsar
You can fly to Amritsar or take a train from Delhi to Amritsar. On arrival at Amritsar airport/railway station you will be met by our driver and a representative. Transfer to Hotel. Visit the Historical Golden Temple in Amritsar.
Amritsar – Chamba 6 to 7 hours drive
After breakfast drive to Chamba. Overnight stay at Hotel in Chamba. Afternoon visit Chamunda Devi Temple above Chamba town from where you have a good view of Chamba town and the ravi river below. Also visit the ancient Laxmi Narayan Temples to participate in the evening prayer. Overnight stay in Hotel.
Chamba – Chatrari – Holi – Deyol Village 4/5 hours drive
This day we do a side drive into the mountain village of Chatrari. After a short drive from Chamba we take a narrow mountain road to reach Chatrari village. Visit the ancient Shakti Devi Temple in Chatrari village. Continue drive to Deyol Village where we camp for overnight stay.
On Trek: Deyol-Nayagran-Surai 12 kms
After an hour walk on the rough road we get to Nayagran, a tribal village at the last road-head in Chamba valley. After visiting the village we continue our walk to Laka, a small temple at the end of the village. From here it is a steep downhill walk to cross a small stream over a wooden bridge. After crossing the stream it is uphill walk to the next village called Surai. Camp for overnight stay.
Surai – Yaragot 8 kms, 4 hours walk
It is uphill walk passing through the long meadows of Yaragot. Camp for overnight stay.
Yaragot- Base of Jalsu Pass 7 kms, 3 hours walk.
This short stage in included in order to get acclimatize to the altitude. Camp at the base of Jalsu Pass.
Base – Jalsu Pass (3800M)- Parai
After a short ascent for an hour and half we get to the top of the pass. From the pass we have distant view of the snowcovered Himalayan peaks on one side the valley on the other. During April and May the trail to the pass is under snow and you have to walk on the snow to reach the pass. From the pass it is steep downhill walk for three to four hours to Parai, a temporary shepherd encampement. Camp here for night stay.
Parai – Uttarall – Anderetta 4 hours walk and 1 hour drive
After breakfast start your last day walk down to the nearest road-head at Uttarala in Kangra district of Himachal Pradesh. Your driver/car will wait for you at the road-head and drive to Andretta, an artists village . Check in a guest house for overnight stay.
Andretta – Dharamsala 2 hours drive
Explore the village of Andretta in the morning. Afternoon drive to Dharamsala. Check in Hotel/Guest House. Evening visit H.H. Dalai Lama Temple.
Dharamsala – Amritsar – Delhi 5 to 6 Hours drive
Drive to Amritsar to board afternoon flight from Amritsar to Delhi. End of the 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.