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Dalhousie, Khajjiar, Dharamshala and Mcleodganj 5 Day Tour from Amritsar

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Trip Overview

A 5-day sightseeing tour covering Dalhousie, Khajjiar, Dharamshala and Mecleodganj from Amritsar giving you the luxury to witness the best of nature and history.

Highlights

  • Explore the scenic beauty of Dalhousie, Khajjiar, Dharamshala, and Mecleodganj.
  • Covers all main attractions of the above places accompanied by an experienced driver.
  • No hassles of tolls and parking fees.

 

Detailed Overview

Dalhousie has been named after the British Governor-General of the l9th century, Lord Dalhousie. Surrounded by varied vegetation-pines, deodars, oaks and flowering rhododendron. Local sightseeing of Dalhousie includes a visit to Panchipula, Subhash Baoli, and excursion to Khajjiar 24 km from Dalhousie surrounded by thick Deodar forest. Drive from Dalhousie to Khajjiar is a beautiful comprising of the beautiful sceneries on your way. 

Dharamsala is a hill-station lying on the spur of the Dhauladhar Mountains about 18 km north-east of Kangra, in the State of Himachal Pradesh and overlooks a wide spread of plains.McLeod Ganj and Forsythganj retain a British flavor and colonial lifestyle. There is also a large Tibetan community in exile, who has made this their home, living mostly in McLeod Ganj. All these places are a treat to nature lovers.

 

Dalhousie, Khajjiar, Dharamshala and Mcleodganj 5 Day Tour from Amritsar Itinerary

Day 1: Amritsar to Dalhousie

  • Depart from Amritsar early in the morning for Dalhousie, which is around 200 kilometers away. The journey takes approximately 5-6 hours.
  • Enjoy the scenic drive through the countryside of Punjab and Himachal Pradesh.
  • Arrive in Dalhousie and check into your hotel.
  • Freshen up and have lunch at a local restaurant.
  • Visit Subhash Baoli: Spend some time at this serene spot named after Subhash Chandra Bose. Enjoy the tranquility and the natural spring.
  • Explore Gandhi Chowk: Take a stroll around the main market area of Dalhousie, known for its shops, cafes, and vibrant atmosphere.
  • Enjoy dinner at a local restaurant in Dalhousie.
  • Relax and unwind at your hotel.

Day 2: Khajjiar Excursion

  • Start your tour after breakfast at the hotel.
  • Depart for Khajjiar, often referred to as the "Mini Switzerland of India." It's around 22 kilometers from Dalhousie.
  • Spend the morning exploring Khajjiar's lush green meadows, dense forests, and the picturesque Khajjiar Lake.
  • Visit the Khajji Nag Temple: Explore this ancient temple dedicated to the serpent god, Khajji Nag, and admire its architecture and serene surroundings.
  • Enjoy activities like zorbing, horse riding, or simply relax amidst nature.
  • Return to Dalhousie in the evening.
  • Dinner at a local restaurant.
  • Overnight stay in Dalhousie.

Day 3: Dalhousie to Dharamshala

  • Start your tour after breakfast at the hotel.
  • Check out from your hotel in Dalhousie.
  • Depart for Dharamshala, which is approximately 120 kilometers away. The journey takes around 4-5 hours.
  • Arrive in Dharamshala and check into your hotel.
  • Have lunch at a local restaurant.
  • Visit the Kangra Art Museum: Explore the rich cultural heritage of the Kangra region through its collection of paintings, sculptures, and artifacts.
  • Explore McLeod Ganj: Visit the vibrant town known for its Tibetan culture and the residence of His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama.
  • Dinner at a local restaurant.
  • Overnight stay in Dharamshala.

Day 4: McLeod Ganj Exploration

  • Start your tour after breakfast at the hotel.
  • Visit the Dalai Lama Temple Complex: Explore the Tsuglagkhang Complex, including the Dalai Lama's residence, Namgyal Monastery, and Tibet Museum.
  • Explore Bhagsu Nag Temple and Waterfall: Visit the ancient temple dedicated to Lord Shiva and enjoy the scenic Bhagsu Nag waterfall.
  • Visit Norbulingka Institute: Explore this Tibetan cultural center dedicated to preserving Tibetan art and craft traditions.
  • Lunch at a local restaurant.
  • Leisure time for shopping and exploration in McLeod Ganj.
  • Dinner at a local restaurant.
  • Overnight stay in Dharamshala.

Day 5: Return to Amritsar

  • Start your tour after breakfast at the hotel.
  • Check out from your hotel in Dharamshala.
  • Depart for Amritsar, which is approximately 230 kilometers away. The journey takes around 5-6 hours.
  • Arrive in Amritsar in the afternoon.
  • Drop-off at your preferred location, concluding the tour.

This itinerary provides a balanced exploration of Dalhousie, Khajjiar, Dharamshala, and McLeod Ganj, allowing you to experience the natural beauty, cultural heritage, and spiritual essence of these Himalayan destinations. Adjustments can be made based on your preferences and interests.

Basic Details

Start Point
Amritsar
Finish Point
Amritsar
Start time
6:00 am 7:00 am 8:00 am 9:00 am
Category
Multi-day ToursTours & SightseeingFamily-friendly
Trip Code
O2213A3305

Inclusions

  • All Sightseeing using private air-conditioned (AC) vehicle.
  • Meals and accommodation for the driver.
  • Vehicle and fuel charges.
  • Tour as per the itinerary.
  • 1400 Km of Vehicle usage

Exclusions

  • Accommodation charges for the guests.
  • Any parking or toll charges
  • Monument entrance charges.
  • Any expenses of personal nature.
  • Anything not mentioned in the inclusions.
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Important Information

  • Pick-up and drop-off in Amritsar hotel or residence
  • Pick-up and drop location must be the same
  • Sedans models provided are Suzuki Dzire, Toyota Etios or similar
  • SUV models as per chosen
  • Night charge of Rs. 250 is applicable if the cab service is used between 10:00 pm to 6:00 am
  • There is a kilometer limit of 1400 km
  • Upon exceeding the limit the following surcharges will apply (to be paid directly in cash to driver):
    • Rs 11/km for a Sedan Car (4 Seater)
    • Rs 13/km for Ertiga (6 Seater) 
    • Rs 15 /Km for Innova (6 Seater)
  • You can choose to skip places if you don’t want to visit any place on the itinerary
  • This is not a guided tour

Cancellation Policy

  • Full refund if cancelled before* 3 days
  • No refund after that

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Meet-up Information/Reporting Point

  • Pick-up from Hotel/Residence address provided during the booking.
  • The driver details, contact number and cab details will be shared 2 to 4 hours prior to the start time of the tour.
  • Please provide the complete pick-up address during booking.
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