Duration :- 14 Nights / 15 Days
Destination :- Delhi - Kurukshetra - Chandigarh - Amritsar - Dharamshala - Manali - Shimla -Rishikesh - Haridwar
Day 01: Delhi
Arrival at IGI Airport and transfer to Hotel. Delhi, Delhi is a city that bridges two different worlds. Old Delhi, once the capital of Islamic India, is a labyrinth of narrow lanes lined with crumbling havelis and formidable mosques. In contrast, the imperial city of New Delhi created by the British Raj is composed of spacious, tree-lined avenues and imposing government buildings. Time free at leisure, over night stay at Hotel.
Day 02: Delhi
After breakfast sightseeing of Delhi, visit Jama Masjid, This great mosque of old Delhi is the largest in India, it was begun in 1644 and ended up being the final architctural extravagance of Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan, Lotus Temple, this temple is built in the shape of a lotus flower and is the last of seven Major Bahai's temples built around the world. Qutab Minar, It is a soaring, 73 m-high tower of victory, built in 1193 by Qutab-ud-din Aibak immediately after the defeat of Delhi's last Hindu kingdom. India Gate, At the centre of New Delhi stands the 42 m high India Gate, an "Arc-de-Triomphe" like archway in the middle of a crossroad. Birla Temple/Bengla Sahib Gurudwara. Over night stay at Hotel.
Day 03: Delhi – Kurukshetra – Chandigarh
After breakfast drive to Chandigarh, on the way visit, Kurukshetra is a place of great historical and religious importance, revered all over the country for its sacred association with the Vedas and the Vedic Culture. It was here that the battle of Mahabharat was fought and Lord Krishna preached His Philosophy of 'KARMA' as enshrined in the Holy Bhagwad-Gita, to Arjuna at Jyotisar, continue drive to Chandigarh, arrival and check inn to Hotel. Chandigarh, Chandigarh is the best-planned city in India, with architecture which is world-renowned, and a quality of life, which is unparalleled. As the capital of the states of Punjab and Haryana, and the Union Territory of Chandigarh it is a prestigious city. Time free at leisure to explore Chandigarh city at your own. Over night stay at Hotel.
Day 04: Chandigarh – Amritsar
After breakfast drive to Amritsar, arrival and check inn to Hotel. Amritsar, Amritsar is amongst the most revered sites of the world. It was founded as recently as the 16th century. Its name is a derivative of the Amrit Sarovar (pool of nectar) amidst which stands the Golden Temple the most sacred of Sikh shrines. Later on proceed to tour of Bagah Border, The border with Pakistan lies roughly 30kms from Amritsar at Attari on the Grand Trunk Road to Lahore and is one of the main access points overland to the neighbouring nation. A flag-lowering ceremony is held here daily at sunset by both sides. Over night stay at Hotel.
Day 05: Amritsar – Dharamshala
After breakfast visit Golden Temple, The most sacred of Sikh shrines, the Golden Temple, is a major pilgrimage destination for devotees from around the world, as well as, an ever increasing popular tourist attraction. Construction of the Amrit Sarovar (pool of nectar) was initiated by Guru Amar Das, the third Guru, in 1570 and was completed by Guru Ram Das, the fourth Guru. Later on drive to Dharamshala. Arrival and check inn to Hotel. Dharamshala, 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. Later on proceed to Mcleodganj, aften called the Little Lhasa, at 1770m is the residence of His Holiness, The Dalai Lama. The Tibetan Government in exile has been head quartered here for over three decades. Time free at leisure to explore more abour Dharamshala. Over night stay at Hotel.
Day 06: Dharamshala – Manali
After breakfast drive to Manali, arrival and check inn to Hotel. Later on sightseeing of Manali, visit, Hadimba Temple, Built in 1553 with a superbly crafted four tiered pagoda roof, it is famous for its exquisitely carved doorway. Manu Temple, This is dedicated to the sage Manu situated at old Manali. Vashisth Temple, Well known for its hot springs. There are old temples dedicated to the sage Vashisth and to Lord Rama & Monasteries, There are three recently built Tibetan monasteries at Manali. Over night stay at Manali.
Day 07: Manali
After breakfast proceed to Rohtang Pass, the Rohtang Pass is at height of 3978 m. Solang Valley, In a picturesque setting this has good ski slopes and picnic spots. Back to Hotel. Time free at leisure. Over night stay at Hotel.
Day 08: Manali – Shimla
After breakfast drive to Shimla, arrival and check inn to Hotel. Shimla, The British empire may have ceased to exit, but its echo lingers on in Shimla (2205m). As the Summer Capital of the British in India, Shimla was the country's focus for the better part of every year and now, is the state capital of Himachal Pradesh. Time free at leisure to explore Shimla at your own. Over night stay at Hotel.
Day 09: Shimla
After breakfast sightseeing of Shimala, visit Kufri, At 2501m, this is famous for its wide views and ski slopes. An enjoyable walk leads up to the Mahasu Peak. Jakhoo Hill, At 2455m, this is the town's highest peak and a famous point for Shimla's famous views. The summit is crowned with a temple dedicated to Lord Hanuman. Sankat Mochan Temple, This is a temple dedicated to Lord Hanuman. Rest time free at leisure to explore The Mall/The Ridge at your own. Over night stay at Hotel.
Day 10: Shimla – Rishikesh
After breakfast drive to Rishikesh, arrival and check inn to Hotel. Rishikesh, surrounded by hills and bisected by the wide and sluggish Ganges, is often claimed as the `Yoga Capital of the World'. Time free at leisure to explore Rishikesh at your own. Over night stay at Hotel.
Day 11: Rishikesh – Haridwar
After breakfast visit Swargashram and later on drive to Hridwar, arrival and check inn to Hotel, Haridwar is the gateway to the four pilgrimages and starting point on the journey to the sacred sources of the rivers Ganga and the Yamuna. Later on visit Har Ki Pauri and Mansadevi Templw, Evening enjoy Arti of Ganga at Har Ki Pauri, over night stay at Hotel.
Day 12: Haridwar – Agra
After breakfast drive to Agra, arrival and check inn to Hotel. Agra . Agra, Agra has found its mention in the famous Hindu epic Mahabharat as the forest of Agraban close to Mathura. Badal Singh founded the city in 1475. Sikandar Lodhi made Agra his capital city. Later, Babur defeated the Lodhis to capture the city situated on the banks of River Yamuna and thus, the long association of Mughals with Agra started, later on sightseeing of Agra visit Taj Mahal, Taj Mahal is one of the most graceful and extravagant monuments in India. The seventh wonder of the world, it attracts thousands of tourists every year, built by Mughal Emperor Shah Jehan and construction begun in 1630. & Agra Fort. Over night stay at Hotel.
Day 13: Agra – Fatehpur Sikri – Jaipur
After breakfast drive to Jaipur, on the way visit Fatehpur Sikri, Fatehpur Sikri, Fatehpur Sikri is an epic in red sandstone. A city of yeasteryear, today lost in the mists of time. Fatehpur Sikri was built by the Mughal Emperor Akbar during 1564 A.D. continue drive to Jaipur, arrival and check inn Hotel. Jaipur, It a bustling capital city and a business centre with all the trappings of a modern metropolis but yet flavored strongly with an age-old charm that never fails to surprise a traveler. Time free at leisure. Over night stay at Hotel.
Day 14: Jaipur
After breakfast sightseeing of Jaipur, visit Amber Palace, Amber was the ancient citadel of the ruling Kachwahas of Amber, before the capital was shifted to the plains, the present day Jaipur. City Palace, is located in the heart of the walled city, the City Palace Complex gives you an idea about the farsightedness of the founder of Jaipur Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh, Jantar Mantar, it was planed around 1732 and completed in 1735. Hawa Mahal, The poet king Sawai Pratap Singh built this palace of winds. This is easily the most well-known landmarks of Jaipur and is also its icon. Located in the City Palace complex, it is best viewed from the road outside. Over night stay at Hotel.
Day 15: Jaipur – Delhi
After breakfast drive to Delhi, arrival and drop to Airport/ Railway station/Hotel.