The Golden Temple & Summer Capital

Tour: The Golden Temple & Summer Capital
Places Visited
Delhi, Amritsar, Dharamshala, Palampur, Pragpur, Chandigarh, Shimla
Highlights –
1. Rikshaw ride through narrow streets of Old Delhi.
2. First Heritage Village of India.
3. Toy Train Journey.
4. The Golden Temple.
5. Tea Estate Experience.
6. HH Dalai Lama Residence.
7. Shimla-The British Summer Capital.
8. Indian cuisines and culture.
15 days from
Price Includes
✔ Accommodation (14 nights) in amazing Boutique / Heritage/Modern hotels.
✔ Meal Plan – Bed & Breakfast unless specified.
✔ All transportation by air-conditioned chauffeur driven vehicle.
✔ All entrances fee and guide during sightseeing.
✔ Toy Train Tickets in First Class.
✔ Domestic flight from Delhi to Amritsar & Chandigarh to Delhi (Economy Class).
✔ All current applicable taxes (Subject to change).

Day 1 – Arrive Delhi
On arrival, after clearing immigrations, you will be met by Mysteries of India’s representative and escorted to your hotel.
Delhi, the capital and the third largest city of India, is a fusion of ancient and modern. Standing at the western end of the Gangetic Plain, it is a vibrant city rich in culture, architecture, beautiful gardens and human diversity. Its rich history is reflected in magnificent monuments, in museums and in galleries.
Rest of the day at leisure.
Overnight at hotel.

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The Claridges

The Imperial

 


The Oberoi

JW Marriott

Day 2 – Delhi
Today you start your day with Sightseeing of Old and New Delhi.Visit Humayun’s Tomb, Qutab Minar, Red Fort, Jama Masjid (Mosque), Chandni Chowk (Moonlight Square) and its nearby markets, India Gate and drive past the Presidents Palace and Parliament.
Overnight at hotel.

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The Claridges

The Imperial

 


The Oberoi

JW Marriott

Day 3 – Delhi to Amritsar (Flight)
Transfer to airport to board you flight to Amritsar. Arrive and Transfer to hotel.
Amritsar the literal meaning is ‘a Holy pool of nectar’ and it was back in the year 1573 that work for digging the Holy pool had begun. One of the ancient cities of India and also the main seat of Sikh history and culture. The Sikh Guru, Guru Ram Das, founded the city itself and till present times it is the spiritual and temporal centre of Sikh culture.
The highlight is the mega kitchen (The Langar) which serves approx 50.000 free hot meals to the devotees every day. The experience of visiting this great kitchen cannot be described in words.
Afternoon visit the Wagah Border.
Wagah border is the only road border crossing between India and Pakistan, and lies on the Grand Trunk Road between the cities of Amritsar and Lahore. The Wagah border is a ceremonial border where each evening, there is a ceremony called ‘lowering of the flags’. At that time there is very energetic and thrilling parade done by Border Security Force (B.S.F), India and Pakistan Rangers soldiers
Overnight at hotel.

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Taj Swarna

Day 4 – Amritsar
Morning visit Golden Temple- The most sacred temple for Sikhs. It is a symbol of the magnificence and strength of the Sikh people all over the world. and later city tour including Jalianwala Bagh -This place noted for its most notorious massacre under British rule.
Maharaja Ranjit Singh’s Museum.
Late evening visit Golden Temple again to witness the Palki Ceremony.
Overnight at hotel.

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Taj Swarna

Day 5 – Amritsar to Dharamsala
Drive to Dharamsala in the magnificent Dhauladhar hill range, with dense pine and deodar forests. Remainder of the day at leisure.
Overnight at hotel.

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Chonor House

Day 6 – Dharamsala
Day to explore Mcloed Ganj the residence of His Holiness, The Dalai Lama. The impressive monastery has larger than life images of the Buddha, Padmasambhava and Avaloktwshwara.
Overnight at hotel.

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Chonor House

Day 7 – Dharamsala to Palampur
Drive to Palampur, the tea plantation centre in the 19th century. With many picturesque hamlets, colonial architecture, temples and Tea estate etc.
Afternoon free to explore.Wah Tea Estate on a tea tastings tour. If you want to learn about how tea reaches from shrub to your tea cup, try your hand at plucking or learn to taste like a tea sommerlier.
Overnight at hotel.

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The Lodge At Wah

Day 8 – Palampur
Today is the day to explore the Kangra Valley. Start the day by visiting the world famous ancient Temples including Masroor Rock Temple and Chamunda Devi’s Temple with great views of Dhauladhar ranges.
Later visit the Andretta Village is known for its shady walking paths, an Art gallery and the highlight is the Andretta pottery which lets you take classes.
Overnight at hotel.

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The Lodge At Wah

Day 9 – Palampur to Pragpur
Drive to Pragpur. Heritage Village Pragpur, The first heritage village of India was founded about 3 centuries ago has held onto the essence of an earlier era – unchanged shops, cobbled streets, ornamental village tank, mud plastered and slate roofed houses is ideal for Village and nature Tourism and is being promoted as an example of community involvement in tourism.
Overnight at hotel.

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The Judges Court

Day 10 – Pragpur to Chandigarh
Morning drive to Chandigarh. The joint Capital of Haryana and Punjab States on north India. It’s an upcoming city with few of modern architectural marvel.
Day at leisure.
Overnight at hotel.

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Taj Chandigarh

Day 11 – Chandigarh to Kalka Station to Shimla
Morning transfer to Kalka railway station to board the famous Toy Train to Shimla.
Shimla sits on a ridge which is surrounded by forests of pine, rhododendron, and oak. In 1864, Shimla was declared the summer capital of the British Raj in India. The city is famous for its buildings in TudorBethan and neo-gothic styles dating from the colonial era.
Rest of the day at leisure.
Overnight at hotel.

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Oberoi Wild flower Hall

Day 12 – Shimla
Full day to explore, and visit the Vice-Regal Lodge, Jhakoo Temple and walk the famous Mall.
Overnight at hotel.

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Oberoi Wild flower Hall

Day 13 – Shimla
Today is free to explore area or enjoy the views and hotels facilities.
Overnight at hotel.

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Oberoi Wild flower Hall

Day 14 – Shimla to Chandigarh to Delhi
Morning drive to Chandigarh airport to board your flight to Delhi.
Arrive Delhi and and tranfer to hotel.
Overnight at hotel.

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Novotel Aerocity

The Imperial

 


The Oberoi

JW Marriott

Day 15 – Delhi to Home
Transfer to airport in time to board your flight back home.

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