Dharmashala Dalhousie with Manali Duration: 06 Nights / 7 Days

Day 01: Arrival Delhi- Dalhousie  

On Arrival at Delhi Airport/ Railway Station  you will be met, assisted and drive to Dalhousie. Check-in to the Hotel and overnight stay at the hotel.

 

 

ABOUT DALHOUSIE

In western Himachal Pradesh, the hill station of Dalhousie is full of old world charm and holds lingering echos of the Raj era. It covers an area of 14 sq. km. and is built on five hills – Kathlog, Patreyn, Tehra, Bakrota and Balun. It is named after the British governor General of the 19th century, Lord Dalhousie. The town’s average height is 2036 m, and is surrounded by varied vegetation – pines, deodars, oaks and flowering rhododendron. Dalhousie has charming colonial architecture, including some beautiful churches. Its location presents panoramic views of the plains and like a long silver line, the river Ravi twists and turns below Dalhousie. The spectacular snow-covered Dhauladhar mountains are also visible form this enchanting town.

 

 

Day 02: Dalhousie- Khajjiar –Dalhousie  

Today, we proceed to Khajjiar. Khajjiar is part of the notified Kalatop – Khajjiar sanctuary. The Monal Pheasant, a bird which was fairly common till recent times has become relatively difficult to spot nowadays but this species can be spotted here. Check-in at the hotel in Dalhousie for overnight stay.

  • St. Andrews Church
  • St. Francis Church
  • St. John Church
  • Subhash Baoli
  • Overnight stay in hotel at Dalhousie. 

ABOUT KHAJJIAR

Often called India’s Switzerland, the exquisite glade of Khajjiar (1960m) has a circumference of about 5 km. Along its fringes, thick forests of deodar climb the slopes, the snow-line rests above these woods. At Khajjiar there is a 12th century temple dedicated to KhajjI Nag. Within the temple are life size wooden images of the five Pandav brothers.

Day 03: Dalhousie – Dharamshala 

After Breakfast Check out From the Hotel drive towards Dharamshala. Including local sight seeing  Dal Lake, Church, Bhagsu Nag Temple and Tibetan Monastery.  Overnight Stay at Hotel.

 

ABOUT DHARAMSALA

The High snow clad Dhauladhar ranges form a magnificent backdrop to the hill resort of Dharamsala. This is the principal township of Kangra district and overlooks wide spread of the plains. With dense pine and deodar forests, numerous streams, cool healthy air, attractive surroundings and the nearby snowline, Dharamsala has everything for a perfect holiday. It is full of life and yet peaceful. The headquarters of His Holiness the Dalai Lama are at upper Dharamsala. Covering a wide area in the form of twin settlement, lowerDharamsala (1380m) is a busy commercial centre. While upper Dharamsala (1830m) with the suburbs of Mcleodganj and Forsytheganj, retains a British flavor and colonial lifestyle. The charming church of St. John in the wilderness is situated here and this is the final resting place of Lord Elgin, a British Viceroy of India during the 19th century. There is also a large Tibetan community who have made this place their home. Numerous ancient temples like Jwalamukhi, Brijeshwari and Chamunda lie on the plains below Dharamsala.

 

 

Day 04:  Dharamshala- Manali

After breakfasts, Proceed to Manali including local sight seeing on the way Kullu valley, Bhutico coloney, Pandoh Dame. &Overnight stay at Hotel in Manali.

Day 05: Manali-Rohtang Pass (Up to snow line)   

After Breakfast proceed towards Rohtang up to snow point 51 km from Manali at an altitude of 3978 meters and on the way back from snow point visit Solang Valley and overnight stay in Hotel.

 

 

Day 06: Manali Local 

After breakfast,Visit to Half Day local sightseeing of Manali “HADIMBA TEMPLE” Built in 1553 with a superbly crafted four tiered pagoda roof, it is famous for its exquisitely carved doorway. “CLUB HOUSE” The Club House with its comprehensive facilities that include a roller skating rink, an auditorium, billiards rooms, a library, a bar and restaurant makes wonderful outing for the day.” Tibetan MonasteryVan Vihar, and“VASHIST” Well known for its hot springs. There are old temples dedicated to the sage Vashisth and to Lord Rama & Overnight stay at the hotel in Manali.

Day 07: Manali- Delhi  Departure 

Early morning, After breakfast  to leave for Delhi Railway station/Airport catch onwards train/flight & back to home with sweet memories.

 

Inclusion

  • Welcome drinks on arrival in hotels. (Non Alcohlic)
  • 6 Nights accommodation on Twin sharing basis.
  • 6 breakfasts and 6 Dinner in Hotel.
  • All local Sightseeing by an Individual Taxi.  (Innova)
  • Hotel drop from Bus Station.
  • Check -in and check –out time 12:00 noon.

 

Exclusions

  • Any monument entry fees / camera fees.
  • Any meal, which is not mentioned above.
  •  Any guide charges.
  •  Any air / train fare.
  • Any  heater charges.
  • 3.625% Govt. Service Tax.