Golden Triangle Himachal Trip

10 DAYS 9 NIGHTS
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  • himachal

Itinerary

One of the most popular tourist circuits in India, Golden Triangle Tour covers Delhi, Agra and Jaipur. Some of India’s best architectural marvels and heritage sites are located in this circuit.Our 12 day long ‘Himachal Tour with Golden Triangle’ tour package is packed with the best treasures of medieval India.With the addition of Himachal Pradesh, we will take you on a journey through rolling mountains, pastoral setting and colonial structures.

Himachal Pradesh tourism opens its door to nature lovers, honeymoon seekers, adventure lovers, history buffs and pilgrimages. The diverse side of the state is evident from its villages, towns and cities and the stories related to them. On one side, there are picturesque valleys of Kinnaur, Kullu and Kangra, and on the other, there are the barren terrains of Lahaul and Spiti. While the tales of Malana spellbind the tourists, the rich culture in Dharamshala and McLeod Ganj charm them to no end. Not only this, but one can even learn about the history and heritage by witnessing the colonial hamlets of Dalhousie. Adding to this, the state is one of the most preferred honeymoon destinations in India where couples can spend quality time together and create unforgettable memories.

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Day 01: Arrival in Delhi – Shimla

Upon your arrival in Delhi, you will be transferred to one of the most popular tourist destinations in India – Shimla. After covering a journey of 9 hours you will be immediately checked in to your hotel for an overnight stay. The remaining of the evening is free for doing your leisure activities.

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Day 02: Shimla – Kufri (Excursion)

You will be taken on a city-wide excursion of Shimla which will cover sites like, Kalbadevi mandir – which is dedicated to goddess Kalbadevi; Jakhu temple – dedicated to Lord Hanuman and Christ church – the second oldest church in northern India.

You will then be taken for an excursion at the neighboring town of Kufri – which is 30 mines. Drive from the main town of Shimla. You will then be taken to Fagu Indira Gandhi holiday home where you can enjoy a fun horse riding experience among the vast expanse of apple orchids. You are also free to explore the nearby colorful market places.

After a day of fun and admiring the natural beauty you will then be taken back to your allotted hotel in Shimla for the night.

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Day 03: Shimla – Kullu – Manali

Early in the morning your journey for Manali will commence, which will be a 7 hours and 20 mines journey. En route, after 5 hours and 30 mines you will be made to stop and admire the charm of Kullu. Kullu is known as the ‘valley of gods’ because of the presence of numerous temples that stud the region. After enjoying and taking pictures of some of the most scenic places in Kullu like Dussehra Maidan and Beas River, you will be headed on towards Manali, where you will be duly Cheeked in to your allotted hotel and spend the night there.

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Day 04: Manali – Rohtang Pass

Early in the morning you will made to proceed for a day time excursion of Rohtang pass (Pir Panjal Himalayas) – a snow clad mountain pass which remains covered by snow throughout the year. In case due to certain reasons the pass is closed off, you will be taken to snow point, which is equally fun and quirky. Here you will be able to enjoy activities like, paragliding, horse riding etc. (all this will be done on the basis of direct payment).

You will then be taken back to Manali from where you will be free to explore this town on your own in the evening. Be sure to buy some whimsical and unique souvenirs from here like, woolen apparels, hand-woven carpets, rugs, traditional jewellery and so much more. You will be spending the night in Manali.

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Day 05: Manali – Dharamshala

Today early in the morning you will be made to proceed towards the scenic hill town of Dharamshala which will be a journey of 7 hours and 30 mines. Upon your arrival and after getting checked in to your hotel you will you will be free to do your leisurely activities.

Shop for local souvenir items like, woolen apparels, locally produced wooden artifacts, special local paintings called Thangkas, Dorjes (puja ritual object), Kullu shawls, Tibetan rugs and so much more.

Along with mesmerizing landscapes, food here is also delectable. You can try out some locally made cuisines like, Tibetan momos, thukpa, Lang Phing (turmeric flavored pancake), Bulgogi, Belgian waffles and Mani more.

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Day 06: Dharamshala Local Sightseeing – Dalhousie

You will be made to proceed for an excursion of Mcleodganj – a suburb of Dharamshala which is also known as ‘little Tibet’ and home to Dalai Lama. It is located at a distance of just half an hour from the main town of Dharamshala. Here you will be made to visit the following local attractions in Dharamshala. Bhagsu temple and waterfall – An important place of worship for people belonging to Hindu as well as Gorkha communities; One can also take a dip in the water to cool off and freshen up; your next stop will be Kareri Lake – a freshwater high altitude, crystal clear lake; Naddi viewpoint – from where you can admire the surrounding snowcapped peaks, a thrill for every photographer and nature lover.

Later after this, you will be taken to Dalhousie, which is at a distance of 3 hours and 30 mines. You will be immediately checked in to your hotel where you will be spending the night.

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Day 07: Dalhousie – Khajjiar (Excursion)

You will be taken to Khajjiar, early in the morning, which is located at a distance of 1 hour and is also known as the mini Switzerland of Himachal which is nestled at the foothills of Dhauladhar ranges and amongst the thick covering of pine and deodar forests. Here you will be made to visit Kalatop Khajjiar sanctuary – this picturesque animal sanctuary is located on the path of River Ravi, and is surrounded by coniferous and oak tree forest. After a refreshing visit here, you will be made to proceed towards Chamba, a quaint hilly hamlet known for its medieval temples and breathtaking views.

You will finally be made to proceed back to Dalhousie where you will be spending the night.

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Day 08: Dalhousie – Amritsar

You will be taken on a local sightseeing tour of Dalhousie including places like; St. John’s church, St. Patrick’s church and Chamera Dam, which are some of the prime places of tourist attraction in Dalhousie.

You will then be made to proceed towards Amritsar, which will be a journey of 4 hours and 30 mines. you will be made to be a part of the procedures that take place in Wagah border, after which you will be duly checked in to your hotel for staying the night.

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Day 09: Amritsar Local Sightseeing – Chandigarh

Early in the morning after completing your breakfast, you will be taken on a local sightseeing tour of the city starting with a visit to the sacred Golden Temple – one of the most vital Sikh Shrines in India. You will also be taken to Harmandir Sahib and Darbar Sahib which are two of the other most important shrines in Amritsar. You will then be made to visit Jallianwala Bagh – one of the most heart-wrenching places any Indian can ever experience in their lifetime. You will later be transferred to Chandigarh, which is located at a distance of 4 hours and 15 mines.

You will be checked in to your hotel here for staying the night.

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Day 10: Chandigarh (Local Sightseeing) – Delhi (Departure)

Early in the morning, you will be made to visit some of the local attractions in Chandigarh, like Sukhna Lake – where you can go for boating and enjoy the calming views; Rock garden will be your next destination – where the entire area is dotted with unique rock sculpture.

After a brief sightseeing of the city you will be transferred to Delhi, which is located at a distance of 4 hours and 10 mines. you will then be made to board the train heading towards your onward destination.

INCLUDED

What is Included In This Trip?

Permit and entrance fee

Accommodation

Map meals Plan : breakfast, dinner

Sightseeing

Welcome Drink on Arrival

All toll tax, Parking charges, Fuel cost, Driver charges inclusive

All Taxes inclusive

NOT INCLUDED

What is Not Included In This Trek?

Personal Insurance

Medical Certificate

Personal toiletry Items and Personal Medicine kit

Mandatory Documents

Please carry the documents given below

Original and photocopy of government photo identity card- (Aadhar Card, Driving License, Voters ID, etc,
Passport and Visa important to foreigners
Medical Certificate (First part should be filled by the Doctor and Second part by the Trekker)

Terms And Conditions

Payments: For all the services contracted, certain advance payment should be made to hold the booking, on confirmed basis & the balance amount can be paid either before your departure from your country or upon arrival in INDIA but definitely before the commencement of the services. Management personnels hold the right to decide upon the amount to be paid as advance payment, based on the nature of the service & the time left for the commencement of the service.

Apart from above in some cases like Special Train Journeys, hotels or resorts bookings during the peak season (X-Mas, New Year), full payment is required to be sent in advance.

Mode of Payment: Overseas advance payment can be made through Wire Transfer to our bank.

Cancellation Policy: In the event of cancellation of tour / travel services due to any avoidable / unavoidable reason/s we must be notified of the same in writing. Cancellation charges will be effective from the date we receive advice in writing, and cancellation charges would be as follows:

  • 45 days prior to arrival: 15% of the Tour / service cost
  • 15 days prior to arrival: 50% of the Tour / service cost
  • 07 days prior to arrival: 75% of the Tour / service cost
  • 48 hours prior to arrival OR No Show: No Refund

Note: Written cancellation will accept on all working days, except Sunday, Any cancellation sent on Sunday's will be considered on next working day (Monday).

For the X-mas and new year period from 20 Dec to 05 Jan the payment is non-refundable.

In case you cancel the trip after commencement, refund would be restricted to a limited amount only which too would depend on the amount that we would be able to recover from the hoteliers/ contractors we patronize. For unused hotel accommodation, chartered transportation & missed meals etc. we do not bear any responsibility to refund.

Trekking, Tour and adventure actives in Himalayan region carry an inherent risk to life and goods. The natural calamities may cause injury and loss of life, which is beyond any control. Tour Uttarakhand does its best to minimize all types of risks, discomfort and hazard to the best of their ability, yet there are chances of accidents, mishaps and deficiency in service.




Advisory:

  • Any delay from the customer’s side will lead to cancellation of trek/ tour/ adventure activities.
  • Trekking Tour Adventure maybe cancelled due to some unavoidable circumstances i.e- weather condition, govt. notification, land sliding or any other natural calamity.
  • Trekking in Uttarakhand reserves the right to discontinue, modify any trek, tour & adventure activities without assigning any reasons or without any prior intimation whatsoever.
  • Anybody found to be under the influence of alcohol or drugs medically or physically unfit (any serious ailment, weak heart conditions, epilepsy, asthma, expecting mothers etc.) unfit for any reasons in the wisdom of the trek leader/guide/instructor will not be allowed for trekking /tour/ adventure activities. Request for a refund or a discount in such situation will not be entertained. Decision of the trek lead/guide/management in this regard would be final.
  • Total decided package cost will not be affected if there is any reduction in the number of persons
  • Minimum required 50% of amount to get confirmed the trek/tour/adventure activities.