Day 1: Arrive Delhi
Upon your arrival at Delhi airport, our representative will assist you and transfer you to your hotel. Check-in at the hotel (please note that hotel check-in/out time is usually around 12 pm). Later in the day, embark on a sightseeing tour of Delhi. Explore the iconic Red Fort, Jama Masjid, and take a thrilling cycle rickshaw ride through the bustling lanes of Chandni Chowk, where you can also visit the Khari Baoli Spice Market. Pay your respects at Raj Ghat, visit the Humayun Tomb, admire the towering Qutab Minar, and find serenity at the Lotus Temple. As you drive past the grandeur of the President House, Parliament, and India Gate, absorb the historical and architectural splendors of the city. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 2: Delhi - Shimla (364kms)
After breakfast at the hotel, embark on a scenic drive to Shimla. The journey initially takes you through plains and later winds its way up the curvy mountain roads. En route, enjoy lunch and tea breaks. Upon reaching Shimla, check in at your hotel, and the rest of the day is free for you to relax and acclimate to the charming hill station. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 3: Shimla
Begin your day with a delicious breakfast at the hotel. Today's sightseeing tour of Shimla includes visits to The Ridge, an open street located alongside Shimla Mall Road, the neo-gothic Christ Church (the second oldest church in north India), Jakhoo Temple dedicated to the monkey god Hanuman, and the State Museum, home to an impressive collection of paintings, handicrafts, textiles, and stone carvings. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 4: Shimla - Manali (257kms)
After breakfast, set off on a picturesque drive to Manali. En route, visit the Roerich Art Gallery in Naggar. Upon arrival in Manali, check in at your hotel and enjoy the evening at your leisure. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 5: Manali
Have a hearty breakfast at the hotel and embark on an excursion to Rohtang Pass, a high mountain pass at an elevation of 3,980 meters in the Pir Panjal Range of the Himalayas. Return to Manali, and in the afternoon, explore The Mall. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 6: Manali
After breakfast, visit Hidimba Devi Temple, Manu Temple, Vashisht Village and its hot water springs, the Tibetan Monastery (Himalayan Nyingmapa Gompa & Gadhan Thekchhokling Gompa), and Old Manali. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 7: Manali - Dharamshala (230kms)
Enjoy breakfast at the hotel and then drive to Dharamshala, a hill town known for its natural beauty and rich Buddhist culture. Upon arrival, check in at your hotel and relax. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 8: Dharamshala
After breakfast, explore McLeodganj, the residence of many Tibetan exiles. Visit the Tsuglagkhang Temple, Bhagsunath Temple, Bhagsunath Waterfall, Dal Lake, Church of St. John in the Wilderness, and the local market. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 9: Dharamshala - Amritsar (210kms)
After breakfast, drive to Amritsar, where you will check in at your hotel. In the evening, visit the Wagah Border to witness the Beating Retreat Ceremony, a thrilling 30-minute display of military camaraderie and showmanship between India and Pakistan. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 10: Amritsar - Delhi (Train No. 12032, AMRITSAR SHTBDI, 1650/ 2315)
After breakfast, explore the iconic Golden Temple, Durgiana Temple, Maharaja Ranjit Singh Museum, and Gobindgarh Fort. Enjoy a rickshaw ride through the old market. Later, transfer to the railway station to board the Shatabdi Express train to Delhi. Upon arrival in Delhi, transfer to your hotel. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 11: Delhi - Departure
After breakfast at the hotel, depending on your flight schedule, our representative will transfer you to the airport for your departure.