Golden Triangle with Himachal Tour

Duration: 14 Nights / 15 Days

Destinations Covered: Delhi - Agra - Fatehpur Sikri - Jaipur - Delhi - Shimla - Kufri - Shimla - Kullu - Manali - Rohtang Pass - Manali - Dharamshala - Dalhousie - Amritsar - Delhi

Day 1: Arrive Delhi

Arrive Delhi, meet and assistance at the airport / railway station and transfer to the hotel. Night stay in Delhi

Day 2:Delhi

After breakfast drive to Jaipur. Arrive Jaipur and check-in at hotel. Later proceed for city sightseeing tour of Jaipur visiting .

OLD DELHI - A sight-seeing tour of Old Delhi would entail visiting the Raj Ghat - the memorial site where Mahatma Gandhi was cremated; Jama Masjid - the largest mosque in India.

NEW DELHI - An extensive sight-seeing tour of New Delhi would include a visit to the Qutub Minar, a drive along the ceremonial avenue - Rajpath, past the imposing India Gate, Parliament House, the President's Residence and would end with a drive through the Diplomatic Enclave. Night stay in Delhi

Day 3:Delhi – Agra (By Surface)

After breakfast drive to Agra. Arrive Agra and check-in at hotel. Later visit the world famous Taj Mahal, Built by the Mughal Emperor Shahjehan in 1630 for his queen Mumtaz Mahal to enshrine her mortal remains. Also visit Agra Fort, containing the pearl mosque – the rusty and majestic red sandstone fort of Agra stands on the bank of river Yamuna and Emperor Akbar started the construction in 1566. At the Diwan-I-Khas (Hall of Private Audience) where marble pavilions with floral inlays lend on ethereal ambience, the Emperor sat on his gem-studded peacock throne and met foreign ambassador and rulers of friendly kingdoms. Night stay in Agra.

Day 04: Agra – Fatehpur Sikri – Jaipur (By Surface)

After breakfast drive to Jaipur en-route visit Fatehpur sikri, a perfectly preserved red sandstone "ghost town" which was the estranged capital of mughal emperor Akbar, built in 1569 and deserted when its water supply failed. After visiting continue drive to Jaipur. Arrive Jaipur and check-in at hotel. Night stay in Jaipur.

Day 5:Jaipur – Delhi (By Surface)

After breakfast check-out from the hotel and proceed for excursion to Amber Fort. Elephant ride ascent to the fort.

CITY PALACE - A delightful blend of Mughal and traditional Rajasthani architecture, the City Palace sprawls over one-seventh of the area in the walled city. It houses the Chandra Mahal, Shri Govind Dev Temple and the City Palace Museum

JANTAR MANTAR - This is the largest and the best preserved of the five observatories built by Jai Singh II in different parts of the country. This observatory consisting of outsized astronomical instruments is still in use.

AMBER FORT PALACE - Amber is the classic romantic Rajasthani fort palace. Its construction was started by Man Singh I in 1592, and completed by his descendent Jai Singh I. Its forbidding exterior belies an inner paradise where a beautiful fusion of Mughal and Hindu styles finds it's ultimate expression

HAWA MAHAL - The ornamental facade of this "Palace of Winds" is a prominent landmark in Jaipur. Their five-storey structures of sandstone plastered pink encrusted with fine trelliswork and elaborate balconies. The palace has 953 niches and windows. Built in 1799 by Pratap Singh, the Mahal was a royal grandstand for the palace women. After lunch deparcture for Delhi. Check in hotel. Overnight stay in Delhi.

Day 6: Delhi – Shimla (By Surface)

After breakfast straight drive to Shimla. Arrive Shimla and check-in at the hotel. Later proceed for sightseeing tour of Shimla visit Sankat Mochan, Indian Institute of Advance Study, State Museum, Janku Temple, The Mall, Ritz, City Church. Evening visit to Mall Road of Shimla. Night stay in Shimla.

Day 7:Shimla (Excursion trip to Kufri)

After breakfast proceed for the winter sports capital - Kufri, where you can photograph yourself in hired Pahari or Himachal outfits, enjoy horse riding or yak riding (on own). Also proceed to Naldhera, which is famous for its golf course and scenic beauty. After visiting drive back to Shimla.. Night stay in Shimla.

Day 8:Shimla – Kullu – Manali (By Surface)

After breakfast drive to Manali on the way visit Kullu. Which is just 40 km from Manali. Visit Kullu shawl industry, apple gardens, pine forest and fields. After visiting continue drive to Manali. Arrive Manali and check-in at hotel. Night stay in Manali.

Day 9: Manali

After breakfast proceed for tour of Manali visiting Hadimba Devi Temple - built in the tranquil and serene woods, Vashist Bath, Tibetan Monastery, and Roerich art Gallery. Half day is for tour of Naggar Castle and local Bazaar, Ping. Night stay in Manali.

Day 10: Manali (Excursion trip to Rohtang Pass)

After breakfast proceed for full day excursion trip to Rohtang Pass - The majesty of the mountains and the glaciers can be seen at their best, you will enjoy this snowy heaven. Take a sledge ride down the slopes, try your luck climbing the little snow hills. On your descent to Manali, halt at the Rahalla falls and Solang Valley. The Magnificent views and natural beauty are a never-ending source of delight. Also halt at Marhi, Nehru Kund. Later back to Manali. Night stay in Manali.

Day 11: Manali – Dharamsala (By Surface)

After breakfast drive to Dharamsala. Arrive Dharamsala and check-in at hotel. Rest of the day at leisure. Night stay in Dharamshala.

Day 12: Dharamsala

After breakfast visit Kangra Art Museum, War Memorial, McleodGanj, Tibet Museum, Namgyal monastery, the personal monastery of Dharamsala and Tsuglagkhang Complex, one of the important Buddhist place of worship etc. Night stay in Dharamsala.

Day 13:Dharamsala – Dalhousie (By Surface)

After breakfast drive to Dalhousie. Arrive Dalhousie and check-in at hotel. Later proceed for city sightseeing tour of Dalhousie visit The Mall Dalhousie, GPO Dalhousie, Subhash Chownk Dalhousie, Satdhara, Panjphulla Dalhousie, Tibetan Market Dalhousie, A nature walk of "Garam Sarak" Hot Road and "Thandi Sarak" Cold Road. Night stay in Dalhousie.

Day 14: Dalhousie – Amritsar (By Surface)

After breakfast drive to Amritsar. Arrive Amritsar and check-in at hotel. Later visit Golden Temple, Historic Jallianwala Bagh and the beautiful Ram Bagh Gardens. Evening excursion trip to Wagah Border, at the India – Pakistan border, to witness the change of guard ceremony. Soldiers of both countries participate in an interesting ceremony at the end of which they shake hands. Night stay in Amritsar.

Day 15: Amritsar – Delhi (By Surface) and Departure

After early breakfast drive to Delhi. Arrive Delhi and departure transfer to the airport to board the flight for onward journey. Tour ends with sweet memories.