Delhi Arrival & sightseen
On Arrival at Delhi airport pickup by our tour representative and transfer to hotel. After getting fresh visit New Delhi, a city designed and built by the British in the 1920s. Historically significant sights include Emperor Humayun’s Tomb and the Qutab Minar, Lotus Temple. Afternoon tour of Old Delhi will comprise the Red Fort, Jama Masjid mosque, Raj Ghat (where Mahatama Gandhi was cremated), the Ashoka Pillar and the mile long Chandni Chowk Bazaar. Night stay at Delhi.
Delhi – Amritsar (By Train)
Morning after breakfast checkout from hotel and transfer to New Delhi Rly station to catch Shatabdi Exp to proceed Amritsar at 7:00Am. On arrival at Amritsar at 01:30Pm you will be pickup by our driver and transfer to hotel. After getting fresh proceed to visits Wagah Border to watch Border Retreat Ceremony. The pageant of the beating of the retreat and the change of guard within handshaking distance of the Indian and Pakistani forces here makes the most charming of the spectacles as a daily evening drill. Ascertain the timings before you leave to see this spectacle since these are changed seasonally. Wagha is the only land border open between Pakistan and India. Overnight at Hotel.
Amritsar – Mandi. (280Kms/8Hrs)
Morning after breakfast visit The Golden Temple-the holy scripture is brought in a vivid procession from the Akal Takhat (the highest temporal seat of the Sikhs). Also visit Jallianwala Bagh, Durgiana Temple etc. Then in afternoon depart to Mandi. On arrival check in to hotel. Night stay at Mandi.
Mandi – Manali. (140Kms/4Hrs)
Morning after breakfast checkout from hotel and drive to Manali (4-5Hrs), valley of Gods, is a combination of natural splendor and rich cultural heritage. On the way visit Pandoh Dam, Vaishno Devi and Raghunathji temple at Kullu. On arrival check in to hotel. After getting fresh evening proceed to visit 450 years old Hidimbadevi Temple built in the tranquil and serene woods, the oldest temple in Manali, Tibetean center & monastery, Jagat sukh, Nehru kund, Vasisth village, known for its hot Sulpher springs. Night stay at Manali.
Manali – Rohtang Pass. (By road 51Kms/3 ½ Hrs)
Early Morning proceed for full day tour of Rohtang Pass – The majesty of the mountains and the glaciers can be seen at their best after enjoying this snowy heaven. Take a sledge ride down the slopes & try luck by climbing the little snow hills. On descenting to Manali, halt at the Rahalla falls. The Magnificent views and natural beauty are a never-ending source of delight. Also halt at Marhi, Ralha falls, Nehru Kund. Night stay at Manali.
Manali – Shimla. (280Kms/8Hrs)
Morning after breakfast checkout from hotel and drive to Shimla. Perched at 7000 feet above sea level, the heady combinations of Chill mountain air, orchards and colonial charms still make Shimla a dream get away. Arrive & transfer to hotel. Rest of the day is free to explore various scenic sights or visit mall road and shopping. Night stay at Shimla.
Shimla – Kufri – Shimla
Morning proceed for the sightseeing of Kalibadi devi Temple, Jakhu Temple, Hanuman Temple or stop for a while at the beautiful stained – glass – windows of Christ Church, which was built in the 1850 ‘s. Afternoon visit Kufri at 30 Minutes drive from Shimla, an exotic of nature as a place surrounded by dense forest and snow capped mountains amidst virgin peaks and natures flora and fauna where one can completely relax and tune oneself for natural beauty, .Evening free to enjoy the scenic beauty of Kufri. Fagu, Indira Gandhi Holiday Home, horse riding (optional) in the apple orchids. Rest of the day is free to explore various scenic sights or visit mall road and shopping. Night stay at Shimla.
Shimla – Chandigarh – Delhi. (380Kms/10Hrs)
Morning after breakfast check out from hotel and drive to Chandigarh. On arrival visit Pinjore garden, Rock Garden and Sukhna Lake then evening drive to Delhi 5Hrs drive from Chandigarh. On arrival at Delhi check in to hotel. Night stay at Delhi.
Delhi – Mathura – Agra. (By road 250Kms/5Hrs)
Breakfast at hotel. Morning drive to Agra, enroute visiting Mathura & Vrindavan the birth place of Lord Krishna, Sikandra – the red sandstone mausoleum of Emperor Akbar. On arrival visit Taj Mahal, regarded as one of the Wonders of the World. Then visit the massive Agra Fort which has been the seat of Mughal rulers for several years followed by Itmad-ud-daulah Tomb, Jama Masjid etc. Evening drop you at Rly station/airport to board your train/flight for onward journey.
(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.