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Spiritual Tour with Varanasi


Package Duration 16 Days / 15 Nights
Pacakge Validity From 2013-05-05 To 2013-09-30
Destination Covered Delhi - Amritsar - Dalhousie - Dharamshala - Chandigarh - Rishikesh - Delhi - Varanasi
Package Cost On Request

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Tour Itinerary :

Day 1: Arrival Delhi

Arrive Delhi and meet the representative at the arrival hall and transfer to the hotel for check-in. Overnight at the hotel.

Day 2: Delhi - Amritsar (By train)

Morning proceed for sightseeing tour of Old Delhi. On your visit to Old Delhi, we will take you to the Red Fort, Jama Masjid and Rajghat. Afternoon transfer to the railway station to board train for Amritsar. Upon arrival check in at the hotel. Overnight at the hotel.

Day 3: Amritsar

Today you enjoy a sightseeing tour of Amritsar. AMRITSAR, the name of the city derives from the name of the pool around the Golden Temple (aka Harmandir Sahib) and means "holy pool of nectar". It is the spiritual and cultural center of the Sikh religion, and they are rightfully very proud of the city and their very beautiful and unique Gurdwara (place of worship). The Golden Temple was initiated by Guru Ramdas Ji, the fourth Sikh Guru, and completed in 1601 by his successor Guru Arjan Dev Ji. It is now a major pilgrimage and tourism center.

After your visit to this exotic complex, you will proceed for Jallianwala Bagh & Mata Temple. Jallianwala Bagh (Garden) is a short 5-minute walk from the Golden Temple, and is the site of the 1919 Amritsar massacre. You will also visit the Summer Palace of Maharaja Ranjit Singh.

Afternoon visit to Wagha border - It’s a border town straddling the line between Pakistan and India, 29 km from the town of Lahore on the Pakistani side and 28 km from Amritsar on the Indian side. This is the only crossing point between Pakistan and India that is regularly open to foreigners.

Evening return to the hotel for relaxation. Overnight at the hotel.

Day 4: Amritsar - Dalhousie

After breakfast depart by surface to Dalhousie (200kms / 5-6 hrs approx). A picturesque and popular hill station, Dalhousie was set up in 1854, as a retreat for the British soldiers and bureaucrats. Located atop the five hills of Kathalagh, Potreyn,Terah,Bakrota and Bhangora, it was named after the British Viceroy Lord Dalhousie. Surrounded by snow-capped mountains, and situated on the western side of the mountainous ranges of Dhauladhar, it is known not only for its captivating beauty, but also for the ancient temples, the valleys of Chamba and Pangi which are great trekking grounds.

Upon arrival transfer to the hotel for check-in. Explore the Hill Station on your own and enjoy the natural beauty. Overnight at the hotel.

Day 5: Dalhousie

Morning drive to Khajjiar, approx an hour drive through dense forest area will take you to Khajjiar. This is a small town located in the beautiful Chamba Valley. It lies midway between Dalhousie and Chamba and is a perfect stopover for the tourists willing to visit the state of Himachal Pradesh. Fenced by the tall Deodar trees, Khajjiar is nestled well in the laps of Himalayas. Khajjiar is famous for the ancient, 12th century, golden-domed temple of Khajinag. Other attractions are The Lake in the rolling green turf is a small lake. Return back to the hotel in the evening.

Day 6: Dalhousie - Dharamshala

Morning drive to Dharamshala (approx on 150kms / 4hours). Upon arrival transfer to the hotel for check-in. Rest of the day free for individual activities or relaxation. Overnight at the hotel.

Day 7: Dharamshala

Dharamsala is better known as Dalai Lama's abode and Tibet's Government-in-exile after the Chinese invasion of Lhasa in October 1959. A visit to Dharamshala would be considered irrelevant without a peek into the various monasteries dotting the hillsides. The Kangra Art Museum is located south of Lower Dharamshala tourist office. It has miniature paintings from the Kangra School of Art, which prospered in the Kangra. The Library of Tibetan Works and Archives, housed in the Central Administration compound at the southern end of McLeod Ganj, has one of the world's most comprehensive collections of original Tibetan manuscripts. Overnight at the hotel.

Day 8: Dharamshala

Day free for individual activities or relaxation. Overnight at the hotel.

Day 9: Dharamshala - Chandigarh

Morning drive to Chandigarh (approx on 255kms / 5-6 hours). Upon arrival transfer to the hotel for check-in. Afternoon enjoy visit to Rock Garden and Sukhna Lake. Overnight at the hotel.

Day 10: Chandigarh - Rishikesh

Morning drive to Rishikesh (approx on 235kms / 5 hours). Upon arrival transfer to the ashram for check-in. Evening free for yoga activities. Overnight at the Ashram.

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Tour Detail :

Includes :

  • Hotel
  • Sightseeing
  • Transfers
  • SIC

Excludes :

  • Items Of Personal Nature Like Porterage, Tips, Laundry And Mineral Water.
  • Monument Entrance Fee.
  • International / Domestic Flight & Visa Fee.
  • All Other Items And Services Not Mentioned Above.
  • Company Will Not Be Responsible For Any Loss / Damage Of Baggage, Train / Flight Delay Or Cancellations Due To Technical Fault Or Natural Disasters, Road Blockage, Strike, Land Slide, Etc.

Departure Cities with rates :

02 pax travelling togther on twin sharing basis from Delhi: USD 795 per person.