Golden Temple and The Himalayas

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Golden Temple and The Himalayas

Head to the historical city of Amritsar in the state of Punjab to visit the Golden Temple, the most important spiritual and cultural centre of the Sikh religion. The tour will carry on to Dharamshala, Himachal Pradesh, where you will explore Shivalik & Dauladar ranges, and Kangra Valley. Shimla, the summer capital during the British Raj and Manali are other highlights of this tour.

Tour Nights

  • Amritsar: 2 nights
  • Dharamshala: 2 nights
  • Manali: 3 nights
  • Shimla: 2 nights
  • Chandigarh: 1 nights
  • Tour code: AWI18
  • Accommodation Grade
  • Private Tour

Tour At a Glance

  • Sojourn the divine city of Amritsar & pay a visit to the Glistening Golden Temple
  • Witness the Closing ceremony at the only road border crossing between Pakistan and India
  • Explore the beautiful city of Dharamshala with its distinctive Tibetan culture
  • Visit Dalai Lama's residence
  • Enjoy a joyous toy-train ride through the beautiful hill station of Shimla
  • Stay in the beautiful city of Chandigarh

Itinerary details

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  • Day 1 UK to Amritsar
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    UK to Amritsar

    Fly to Amritsar. 

  • Day 2 Amritsar
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    Amritsar

    Meet and assist on arrival and transfer to your hotel for two nights. 

  • Day 3 Amritsar
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    Amritsar

    Morning tour of the city visiting the famed Golden Temples complex, the most important shrine of the Sikhs, Jallianwala Bagh and the Ram Bagh Gardens. Evening visit to the India/Pakistan border at Wagah to see the spectacular joint retreat ceremony by the security forces of India Pakistan. 

  • Days 4-5 Amritsar to Dharamshala
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    Amritsar to Dharamshala

    After breakfast leave for Dharamshala, set along Shivalik Dauladar ranges overlooking Kangra valley. Dharamshala is an amalgam of many cultures. Visit McLeod Ganj, a Tibetan Buddhist settlement and home to exiled Dalai Lama. Also visit Norbilingka Institute, dedicated to the preservation of Tibetan culture. 

  • Day 6 Dharamshala to Manali
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    Dharamshala to Manali

    A scenic drive to Manali,situated on banks of the Beas River in the central Himalayan ranges, en route explore lush green beauty of Palampur, the 'Tea Capital of North-West India', famous for its speciality teas. Visit to a Tea Room / Caffee is rewarding. Stay for three nights. 

  • Days 7-8 Manali
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    Manali

    Manali is a lush green hill resort surrounded by mountain ranges and gushing streams. At leisure to relax or explore the town. Places of interest are the 1000 years old four storey Hidamba Devi Temple with its pagoda shaped roof. Nearby Solang valley is spectacular. Vashisth hot sulphur springs are believed to have medicinal properties. Activities like Paragliding, Zorbing, Cable car Ropeway, Quad biking ride, Rafting and Camping are available. 

  • Days 9-10 Manali to Shimla
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    Manali to Shimla

    Leave for the scenic mountain drive to Shimla visiting Kulu Valley en route and following the raging torrents of Beas River. Shimla, the summer capital of the British Raj, is the state capital of Himachal Pradesh. At leisure to explore the town, the Vice-Regal Lodge, State Museum, Library and the famous Mall. 

  • Day 11 Shimla to Chandigarh
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    Shimla to Chandigarh

    A scenic drive to Chandigarh. Designed by the Swiss architect Le Corbusier, it holds many architectural delights. Afternoon tour includes a visit to the Botanical Garden and the famous Rock Garden made from the rock fossils, coal, clay and art objects fashioned from industrial and urban waste. 

  • Day 12 Chandigarh to UK
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    Chandigarh to UK

    Transfer to the airport for your flight home. 

Dates & Guide Prices

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Hotels

  • Courtyard by Marriott Amritsar
    Courtyard by Marriott Amritsar
    Amritsar
  • Royal Tulip Shimla Kufri
    Royal Tulip Shimla Kufri
    Shimla
  • Fortune Park Moksha
    Fortune Park Moksha
    Dharamshala
  • The Manali Inn
    The Manali Inn
    Manali
  • Regenta Central Chandigarh Ashok
    Regenta Central Chandigarh Ashok
    Chandigarh
  • Le Meridien Amritsar
    Le Meridien Amritsar
    Star Rating Amritsar
  • The Oberoi Cecil
    The Oberoi Cecil
    Star Rating Shimla
  • Taj Chandigarh
    Taj Chandigarh
    Star Rating Chandigarh
  • Hyatt Regency Dharamshala Resort
    Hyatt Regency Dharamshala Resort
    Star Rating Dharamshala
  • Baragarh Resort & Spa Manali
    Baragarh Resort & Spa Manali
    Star Rating Manali

Courtyard by Marriott Amritsar

Amritsar
  • Courtyard by Marriott Amritsar

On a busy road in a commercial area, this understated hotel is 3 km from Amritsar Junction train station. It’s also 4 km from both Jallianwala Bagh, a memorial garden, and Gobindgarh Fort.

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Le Meridien Amritsar

Amritsar
  • Le Meridien Amritsar

Nearby,Bus Station International Bus Terminal, Amritsar Train Station Amritsar Junction.

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The Oberoi Cecil

Shimla
  • The Oberoi Cecil

Nestled in the foothills of the majestic Himalayas at 2,200 meters above sea level, The Oberoi Cecil is beautiful heritage hotel situated at one end of Shimla's famous Mall. The hotel is a perfect base from which to explore t

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Taj Chandigarh

Chandigarh
  • Taj Chandigarh

The Taj Chandigarh is located at Block 9 in Sector 17, the city's prime business and shopping area. The Chandigarh Airport is 30 minutes drive away, while the railway station is just 15 minutes drive away form the hotel.

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Royal Tulip Shimla Kufri

Shimla
  • Royal Tulip Shimla Kufri

Situated next to national highway 22, the Royal Tulip Shimla Kufri Hills is easily accessible by car. It's nestled in the Shimla district of the famous Himalayas mountain range, surrounded by fresh-scented cedar and pine wood

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Fortune Park Moksha

Dharamshala
  • Fortune Park Moksha

Hotel provides guests easy access to all the main tourist attractions in and around McLeod Ganj. Mcleod Ganj Bus Station is 6 kilometer, the Gaggal Airport is 24 kilometer.

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Hyatt Regency Dharamshala Resort

Dharamshala
  • Hyatt Regency Dharamshala Resort

On a wooded hillside in the Himalayas, this high-end hotel is 2 km from the Tsuglagkhang Dalai Lama Temple Complex, 5 km from Kangra Art Museum and 18 km from Kangra Airport.

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The Manali Inn

Manali
  • The Manali Inn

Set 1.9 km from Van Vihar National Park, this relaxed, mountainside hotel is also 2.6 km from the Himalayan Nyinmapa Tibetan Monastery and 4.5 km from Hidimba Devi Temple.

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Baragarh Resort & Spa Manali

Manali
  • Baragarh Resort & Spa Manali

Set in a beautiful lush farmland, Baragarh Villa offers luxury amidst fruit orchards and Himalayan views. Enjoy features like outdoor activities and exquisite home food. The hotel is just 2 km from Naggar Bus Stop, and 30 km

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Regenta Central Chandigarh Ashok

Chandigarh
  • Regenta Central Chandigarh Ashok

Situated opposite Zirakpur Flyover, the hotel is 1.5 km from Chandigarh Airport and 7.5 km from Chandigarh Railway Station. Sukhna Lake and Rock Garden are 8.5 km away.

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What's Included?

  • Return International flights from UK. Supplement may apply from regional airports.
  • All Airport transfers as specified by a chauffeur driven car inclusive of representative assistance. 
  • Accommodation as specified in the itinerary.
  • Meals, Bed & Breakfast at all places.
  • Services of a local agent in all major cities and an English speaking guide during sightseeing as specified inclusive of entry fee to the monuments.
  •  All applicable taxes and service charges.

What's not Included?

  • Visa fees.
  • ‚ÄčTravel insurance.
  • Personal Expenses such as laundry bills, telephones calls, hard & soft drinks, meals other than specified, beverages and mineral water etc
  •  Still and video camera fee at monuments and game parks.
  • Tips to drivers, porters, bellboys, guides & waiters etc.
  •  Any car arrangements on free days / days at leisure.
  • Any other services not mentioned in the itinerary and inclusions.

Additional Information

Prices above are per person in pounds sterling (£) based on twin sharing.

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