Day 1. To Delhi
Fly from Heathrow on Jet Airways direct flight to Delhi.
Day 2. To Amritsar
Arrive Delhi in the morning with connecting flight on Jet Airways to Amritsar. Evening visit the Golden Temple and witness the very moving Sukh Aasan Ceremony. Two nights at Hotel Hyatt.
Day 3. Amritsar
Morning visit the Golden Temple & the Jallian Wala followed by a drive through the ancient city. Late afternoon drive to witness - the Indo-Pakistan border to witness the electrifying ‘Changing of the Guard Ceremony’.
Day 4. To Dharamsala
Morning drive to Dharamsala. Afternoon at leisure. Dharamsala is often called ‘Little Lhasa’, as it’s the Headquarters of the Tibetan Government in exile. Two nights at Chonor House.
Day 5. Dharamsala
Early morning walk to the town of McLeodganj to see the devotees engrossed in their morning prayer. After breakfast visit the Buddhist sites including the Namgyal Monastery, where the Dalai Lama has his residence and administrative offices. Rest of the day at leisure.
Day 6. To Pragpur
Morning drive to Pragpur. Afternoon at leisure perhaps to walk in the lovely 12 acre orchard of the hotel. Two nights at the Judge’s Court.
Day 7. Pragpur
Day to explore the delightful Heritage Village of Pragpur where time has stood still. There are many beautiful houses, some over 300 years old, accessible through narrow cobbled streets. Local silversmiths sell charming handcrafted trinkets.
Day 8. To Shimla
Delightful picturesque drive up the winding mountain road to Shimla once a summer capital of the British Raj. Three nights at the Oberoi Cecil.
Day 9. Shimla
Morning sightseeing includes Viceroy’s Lodge and highlights of the Mall including the Gaiety Theatre and Christ’s Church. Afternoon at leisure.
Day 10. Shimla
Day at leisure.
Day 11. To Delhi
Morning Toy train to Kalka. Change for the Shatabdi express train to Delhi. Two nights at Shangri-La Eros Hotel.
Day 12. Delhi
Full day sightseeing of Old and New Delhi including the Jama Masjid, Chandni Chowk bazaar, India Gate, Humayan’s Tomb and the Qutab Minar.
Day 13. To Heathrow
Morning transfer to the airport for Jet Airways flight to Heathrow.
Suggested extensions: Agra & Jaipur, Ranthambore National Park, Udaipur and Goa
(Various other extensions are available on request)
Per Person on a Double/ Twin share basis £1,290.00
International flights in economy class.
Accommodation with en-suite facilities.
Daily breakfast throughout. Full board at Ranthambore National Park.
Services of English speaking guide during sightseeing
Transfers as per the itinerary by air-conditioned vehicles.
Excursions, sightseeing and entrance fees as per the itinerary.
Full ATOL Bonding.
Any optional Excursions.
Any expenses of a personal nature.
With love from India.... Cardamom Pods
are made into aromatic essential oil, whilst the seeds are used extensively in cooking - an ingredient of garam masala. Tea infusions aid indigestion, give relief to coughs and naturally warms the body.
It is essential to have adequate insurance in place before your departure. This should be appropriate for your age, health and destination you are visiting.