Email Us : | |
+91 9999 706194 / 011 41522406
himachal pradesh tour packages
North India and Dharamsala Tour
Snow-capped mountain peaks of the Himalayas, emerald meadows and blue lakes, breathtaking landscapes, ancient temples and mighty forts, spiritual centers of different religions - all this awaits you on a romantic journey through Northern India, the edge of extraordinary beauty. You will get to know Delhi, the capital of India, and then you will see the famous Taj Mahal - the most famous monument of love in the world, an architectural masterpiece from white marble. Further, your way lies to the north, to Amritsar, the sacred city of the Sikhs with its magnificent Golden Temple - a sparkling giant marble complex with a huge golden dome, cordially opening its doors to people of all faiths and nationalities. The journey ends in the picturesque town of Dharamsala, from ancient times associated with Hinduism and Buddhism, where the official residence of the Dalai Lama is located.
Places to cover : Delhi-Agra-Chandigarh-Amritsar-Dharamsala
Upon arrival at the airport, our representative of Sushant Travels will meet you and take you to the hotel. Further city tour for the whole day.
You will visit the Old and New Delhi, you will see Jama Masjid - the largest mosque in India, the Gate of India - the All India war memorial, the symbol of Delhi, the monument of 90 thousand fallen soldiers, the Parliament - the headquarters of the government apartment, Qutub Minar, the highest brick minaret in the world, Hamayun Mausoleum, Gandhi Memorial, erected in memory of the father of the nation, the Lakshmi-Narayan temple, the Lotus temple and the Sikh temple of Bangla Sahib. You will visit the Red Fort, the magic of stone - the fortress palace, built by the emperor Shah Jahan and included in the UNESCO World Heritage. Fort is one of the most important historical complexes of India, embodying a long period of Indian history, a symbol of architectural beauty and power of the ruling dynasties of India. Overnight at hotel in Delhi.
In the morning a trip to Agra and an excursion to the Taj Mahal is the most outstanding monument of love in white marble, one of the seven wonders of the world. This is the most famous and durable construction of the Mughal Empire, a masterpiece of Indian Muslim architecture included in the UNESCO World Heritage. The mausoleum was built of white marble in memory of Mumtaz Mahal, one of Shah Jahan's most beloved wives. Then you will visit the Mausoleum of Itmad-ud-daula - an architectural construction of extraordinary beauty and the Red Fort, or Fort Agra, built on behalf of the Mughal Emperor Akbar the Great in 1565, another UNESCO World Heritage Site. This is one of the most important fortresses in India, the total length of the walls is 2.4 km. At different times the fort was used for military purposes, and also as a palace. Return to Delhi. Overnight at hotel in Delhi.
In the morning drive to Chandigarh. Upon arrival, check-in at the hotel. In the afternoon excursion to Chandigarh, the best-planned city in India, built by the famous French architect Le Corbusier. You will visit the Rose Garden, the largest in Asia, where more than 1600 kinds of roses grow, the Rock Garden Park is a sculpture park created from waste materials. Originally it originated as a private hobby of amateur sculptor Nick Chand. You will see the large man-made lake Sukna at the foot of the Himalayas, the market of Sector 17, where you can make purchases. Overnight at hotel in Chandigarh.
In the morning drive to Amritsar. Upon arrival, check-in at the hotel. In the evening, a trip to Vagha - on the border between India and Pakistan, 28 km from Amritsar. Every day since 1959 at sunset there is a solemn and very colorful ceremony of descent of the flag and changing of the guard. Overnight at hotel in Amritsar.
In the morning tour of Amritsar - the sacred city of the Sikhs, founded by the fourth Guru Ram Das in 1577 and received its name from the sacred pond (from the word "amrita", the elixir of immortality), in the center of which is the Golden Temple. The city is the center of the cultural, religious and political history of the Sikhs. You will visit the sacred place of the Sikhs - Har Mandir Saheb (Temple of God), world famous as the Golden Temple - a sparkling giant complex of marble, bronze and gold leaf. According to legend, the dome is gilded with 750 kg of pure gold. From the architectural point of view, it is a mixture of Hindu and Muslim styles. This is the main Sikh Gurudvara, a spiritual center for 20 million Sikhs around the world, combining architectural beauty and a truly spiritual atmosphere. In the temple there is a free dining room - langar, any person, irrespective of religion, can come here and be fed at any time, 24 hours a day. Here you can also spend the night for 3 days. Having visited Har Mandir Saheb, you will never forget the atmosphere and kindness of the parishioners reigning here.
After the Golden Temple, you will see Jalianwala Wagh, a memorial in memory of the martyrs who died in the struggle for India's independence in 1919 during the massacres hosted by British General Daer. Then move to Dharamsala. Overnight at hotel in Dharamsala.
After breakfast, a tour of Dharamsala, a small town at an altitude of 1700 m above sea level with an incredibly beautiful nature, inextricably linked with Hinduism and Buddhism from ancient times. The name of the city is translated as "spiritual dwelling". You will visit the official residence of the Dalai Lama. In 1959, the Dalai Lama left the 14th Tibet, and in 1960 adopted the proposal of the Prime Minister of India Jawaharlal Nehru to use this place for the work of the Tibetan government in exile. There are also sessions of the Assembly of Tibetan People's Deputies - the Tibetan legislative body. Many Tibetan refugees settled in the city, where they founded monasteries, temples, schools. The city is sometimes called "Little Lhasa". It divided into Lower Dharamsala, where the Indians live, and the Upper Dharamsala, or the Mac Leod Grunge, where the Tibetans live. You will also visit the Bhang Sunnath temple, the oldest in Dharamsala, next to the beautiful waterfall, and in the church of St. John. Overnight at hotel in Dharamsala.