Golden Temple Monasteries & Mountains Tailor-made

India

Golden Temple Monasteries & Mountains Tailor-made

Visit Amritsar - the home to the Golden Temple and spiritual & cultural centre of Sikhism. Explore the abode of His Holiness the Dalai Lama in Dharamsala. Wander through the exhilarating Kangra Valley and unwind at the British Raj summer capital of Shimla.

13 days from £2,685.00 per person
Delhi - Amritsar - Dharamsala - Pragpur - Shimla - Delhi

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Day 1: To Delhi

Fly from London Heathrow to Delhi on a non-stop flight.

Day 2: To Amritsar

Arrive Delhi in the morning with connecting flight to Amritsar. Evening visit the Golden Temple and witness the very moving Sukh Aasan Ceremony. Two nights at Hyatt Regency. B

Accommodation: Hyatt Regency Amritsar

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’. B

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. B

Accommodation: Chonor House, Dharamsala

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. B

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. B

Accommodation: Judge’s Court, Pragpur

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. B

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. B

Accommodation: Oberoi Cecil, Shimla

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. B

Day 10: Shimla

Day at leisure. B

Day 11: To Delhi

Morning Toy train to Kalka. Change for the Shatabdi express train to Delhi. Two nights at Shangri-La’s Eros Hotel. B

Accommodation: Shangri-La’s Eros

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. B

Day 13: To Heathrow

Morning transfer to the airport for your non-stop flight to London Heathrow.

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Prices

Price per person (Double/Twin share)
£2,685.00
Cost includes:
  • International flights in economy class.
  • Accommodation with en-suite facilities.
  • Daily breakfast throughout.
  • 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.
Cost does not include:
  • Visa Fee.
  • Any optional Excursions.
  • Any expenses of a personal nature.
  • Travel Insurance.

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