The giant Himalayas stand in the northern tip of India. Since the ancient age, Himalaya is an attraction for the sages and mountaineers. The Himalayan wonders attract large number of tourists from across the globe. This Himalayan tour package takes the tourists to some of the exotic destinations located at the scenic backdrop of Himalayan hills. Explore the art and culture of the Himalayan villages and get lost amidst the awe-inspiring beauty of Himalaya.
Destinations : Delhi » Chandigarh » Nalagarh » Pragpur » Taragarh » Dharamshala » Pathankot
Day 01 : Arrival in Delhi
You will be kindheartedly greeted by our tour representative at the Delhi airport on your arrival and later your transfer arrangement will be made to check in to the hotel. Enjoy entire day for leisure. Stay overnight in Delhi.
Day 02 : Delhi
After breakfast, get ready for your Delhi sightseeing tour. Visit all the major attractions of New Delhi and Old Delhi like- the Rajghat (cremation sites of Mahatma Gandhi), Jama Masjid, Red Fort, Lotus temple, Kutub Miniar, the Chandni Chowk area, Humayun's Tomb, Lakshminarayan Temple and the India Gate. In the evening you can go on a shopping spree. Return back to hotel in the evening for overnight stay in Delhi.
Day 03 : Delhi - Chandigarh - Nalagarh
Early morning transfer arrangement to board the train to Chandigarh. On arrival at Chandigarh, proceed straight to Nalagarh-the gateway to Himachal Pradesh in North India.
Check in at the hotel. Visit the impressive forts made by the Chandela Rajputs. Also visit panoramic view of the Shivalik Hills, part of the Himalayas and Naina Devi Temple. Return back to hotel in evening for overnight stay.
Day 04 : Nalagarh - Pragpur
During the fourth day of your Himalayan Tour, you will be driven to Pragpur-situated at an altitude of 1800 ft in the Kangra valley. Check-in to the heritage lodge of Judge's Court.
Enjoy visiting the first certified Heritage Village of India. Also visit imposing “haveli” or palace of the royal family of Jaswan and numerous other architectural wonders. Return back to hotel in evening for overnight stay.
Day 05 : Pragpur
Take morning breakfast and get chance to explore the gentle rustic beauty of Pragpur. Recently declared as a "Heritage village", you can experience the culture and heritage of this old village. You will also see a variety of handcrafted trinkets. You will definitely enjoy visiting the Kuthiala suite - 300 year old family home overlooking the Dhauladhar Mountains which has been restored as a heritage property. Return back to hotel in evening for overnight stay
Day 06 : Pragpur - Taragarh
Today you will be drive to Taragarh positioned on a 15 acre forested estate surrounded by Tea Gardens in the Kangra valley.
Visit Taragarh Palace – a royal adobe of the royal family of Jammu and Kashmir. Enjoy exploring the beauty, serenity, and historical charm of the royal palace (earlier known as Alhilal). Also visit Andretta village to see Sobha Singh Art gallery & Andretta Pottery Society. Return back to hotel in evening for overnight stay.
Day 07 : Taragarh - Dharamshala - Taragarh
After the morning breakfast, enjoy a few hours sightseeing of Taragarh and then proceed to Dharamshala for full day excursion to Dharamshala- which is the temporary headquarters of Dalai Lama. The main attractions are museums, monasteries, markets and views of Dharamshala. Also visit the Dal Lake and other places including St. John's Church, McLeodganj, Bhagsunath, Kunal Pathri, and Dharmkot. Return back to hotel in evening for overnight stay in Taragarh.
Day 08 : Taragarh - Pathankot - Delhi
Take morning breakfast and spend initial few hours in Taragarh where you will visit the Baidnath temple- one of the oldest Shiva temples in the country. As per the historical anecdote, this temple dates back to the time of the epic Mahabharata. Later proceed to Pathankot to board on a connecting train to Delhi. Overnight in train.
Day 09 : Delhi - Departure
Arrive in Delhi and enjoy some initial few hours at leisure as per your will. You can enjoy shopping in Delhi. Later, our tour representative will make your transfer arrangement to board your return flight back to your own destination. Your Himalayan India tour comes to an end.