THIS MAGICAL TOUR of the untouched foothills of the Himalayas allows a spellbinding glimpse into the intriguing fusion of the cultures and vistas of India. Your journey will begin in the Imperial capital Delhi where you will witness the heritage and grandeur of the Moghal Empire. Prepare to be humbled by the marble, mirrored Golden Temple of Amristar before visiting the mystical misty valleys of Dharamsala. You will have time to traverse through the lush valleys containing hidden hill stations peppered with beautiful temples and tea plantations. Finally your tour will end in the summer Raj retreat of Shimla, where the roses and rhododendron still bloom amidst the beautiful oak and cedar forests framed by the spectacular snow capped Himalayan peaks.
DAY 1 - ARRIVE DELHI On arrival stay at The Imperial Hotel.
DAY 2 - DELHI After a leisurely start, spend the day discovering old and new Delhi exploring the differentiation between the Moghul and British Capitals.
DAY 3 - DELHI - AMRITSAR Morning transfer to New Delhi railway station. On arrival transfer to MK Hotel for a stay of 2 nights. Afternoon visit to the infamous Jallianwala Bagh.
DAY 4 - AMRITSAR Morning visit to The Golden Temple glistening perfectly on the lake, one of India’s most pre-eminent attractions. Afternoon at leisure.
DAY 5 - AMRITSAR - DHARAMSALA(Mcleodganj)
Morning drive to Dharamsala home of the Tibetan Dalai Lama a place of sheer beauty replete with rich forests littered with monkeys. On arrival check-in to Chonor House for 2 nights stay.
DAY 6 - DHARAMSALA Morning visit the Tibetan Monasteries & Kotwali Bazaar at the foot roads leading up to Mcleodganj - Upper Dharamsala, (Residence of His Holiness The Dalai Lama & Tibetans in exile) strung along a high ridge 10 kms above Dharamsala.
DAY 7 - DHARAMSALA Morning drive to Taragarh visiting the monestaries and temples on the way to Taragarh Palace for 2 nights. Car and driver at disposal to explore surroundings.
DAY 8 - TARAGARH Day at leisure to explore the paddy fields, monasteries and breathtaking surroundings.
DAY 9 - TARAGARH - PRAGPUR Morning drive to Pragpur and check-in to Judge's Court Hotel. Rest of day at leisure to explore the cobbled streets of Pragpur, a heritage hamlet founded as a memorial to a brave warrior princess of the 17th century.
DAY 10 - PRAGPUR - SHIMLA Morning drive to Shimla check in at Oberoi Cecil. Rest of day at leisure.
DAY 11 - SHIMLA Morning sightseeing around this splendid mountain retreat. Meander through the timbered cottages, along the famous pedestrian avenue the Mall and up to the special views of the ridge.
DAY 12 - SHIMLA Day at leisure.
DAY 13 - SHIMLA - CHANDIGARH - DELHI Morning transfer by road to Chandigarh airport for the flight for Delhi. On arrival transfer to The Trident, Gurgaon. Later transfer to Delhi international airport to board flight for onward destination.
DAY 14 - DEPART DELHI Early morning departure for onward destination.