Delhi – Amritsar (500Kms/12Hrs)
On arrival at Delhi you will be pickup by our tour representative and transfer to Amritsar. On arrival transfer to the hotel. Then evening 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 – Katra. (250Kms/06Hrs)
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. Afternoon drive for Katra. Shri Mata Vaishno Devi is believed to grant all the four boons to those who visit Her Holy Shrine. She is considered to fulfill anything and everything that a person wishes for in life, in a righteous way. It is an experience of all, that no one goes empty handed from Her Great Pilgrimage. On arrival check in to hotel. Night stay at Katra.
Morning get ready at 8:00Am at driver will drop you at helipad to take flight for Sanjichat. Flight Timings are- 8.00 A.M to 5 P.M depending upon sun light and other related conditions. The flight from Katra to Vaishno Devi takes a total of 08 minutes. Evening return back. Driver will pickup from hotel and drop at hotel. Night stay at Katra.
Katra-Dharamshala Sightseeing (200Kms/6Hrs)
Morning after breakfast check out from hotel and drive to Dharamshala, where His Holiness Dalai Lama lives in exile. On arrival check in to hotel. Evening visiting The Tibetan Medical Center, Church of St. John, Bhagshu Nath, Dal Lake, meditation courses & local monasteries. Rest of the day is free. Overnight at hotel.
Dharamshala – Manali (270Kms/09Hrs)
Morning leave by surface for Manali enroute enjoy the most beautiful & picturesque part of the Himachal Pradesh which takes you through some exhilarating scenery. In the evening on arrival in Manali transfer to your hotel. Overnight at hotel.
Manali Local sightseeing
Morning after breakfast proceed to visit manali local sightseen 450 year old Hadimba Temple, old Manali village, Vasisth bath, Club house, and a Tibetan monastery etc. Evening free for shopping in local market and visit mall road. Overnight at hotel.
Manali – Rohtang Pass – Manali
Morning after breakfast proceed for full day excursion visiting Kothi Gorge, Gulaba, Marhi, Rohtang Pass (Up to Snow Line in case Rohtang is closed due to snow fall) and Sollang Valley. You can do adventure activities like Paragliding, Skiing etc there. Evening drive back to hotel. Overnight at hotel.
Manali – Kullu – Shimla. (280Kms/08Hrs)
Morning after breakfast check out from hotel and drive to Shimla, which was once the Summer Capital of India during the British Raj. Enroute visiting the famous Kullu Shawl Industry, Raghunath Ji Temple, Vaishno Devi temple at Kullu. On arrival in Shimla transfer to hotel. Overnight at hotel.
Morning free. Afternoon half day city tour visiting Indian Institute Of Advanced Studies, Sankat Mochan Temple and Jakhu Temple, Evening free to stroll in the famous shopping place of Shimla town – The Mall & The Ridge. Overnight at hotel.
Shimla – Kufri – Nalderha – Shimla
Morning after breakfasts proceed for full day excursion visiting, Kufri and Nalderha. Horse ridding at Kufri is optional. Evening drive back to hotel. Overnight at hotel.
Shimla – Delhi
Morning leave for Delhi by surface (approx 08 hrs. drive). On the way if time remain then visit Chandigarh, the best-planned city of India, designed by renowned French architect Le Corbuiser. Here visit Rock Garden, Rose Garden, Sukhna Lake, Sector 17 Market etc. Afternoon drive to Delhi. On arrival you will be dropped at airport/Rly station to board your 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.