A wonderful varied India Experience, you visit the Golden Temple, the holiest Gurudwara and most important pilgrimage site of Sikhism and more important a symbol of brotherhood and equality. Everybody, irrespective of caste , creed, race can seek spiritual solace here. You also visit the Indo Pak border at Wagah to watch the changing of the guard ceremony – a grand daily affair with school children dancing and cheering. The extension continues to the hills as you drive to Dharamsala, the seat of the Tibetan Government in exile. HH The Dalai Lama resides here and home to the Tibetan people.
** Note: Those wishing to travel overland to Ladakh can continue to Manali and then Leh from Dharamsala.
Trip Code: EXADHA
Dharamsala -Tibetan Culture
Take the morning flight to Amritsar. After checking into you your hotel, visit The Golden Temple and entire complex. Seeing the Temple is a matter of experience rather than description as no words can do justice to describe the place. Amritsar is also famous for its mouth watering sweets and food. In the evening, visit the India Pakistan border at Wagah to watch the lowering of the flags ceremony by the India Border Security Forces and Pakistan rangers . This practise has been jointly followed since 1959. The drill is characterised as colourful and dance like movements and conducted to the cheering and dancing by all
Drive to Dharamsala – 4 ½ hrs. A good scenic drive to Dharamsala. We stop at Norbulingka Institute of Art and preservation of Tibetan Culture on the way and have lunch here. Continue to McLeodganj( upperDharamsala ) . HH The Dalai Lama’s residence and temple is here. O/N
Another day is spent when you can do a day’s walk to Triund Hill or visit the Tibetan SOS village or spend a leisurely day visiting the monasteries
Drive to Gaggal airport for flight to Delhi
2 persons: US$575/- per person plus airfares
3 – 4 pax: US$518/- per person plus airfares
5 – 8 pax; US$460/- per person plus airfares
9 - 12 pax: US$373/- per person plus airfares
Single supplement; US$98/-
hotels in Amritsar and Dharamsala with breakfast only
local guides at Amritsar and Dharamsala
transport as per itinerary
Cost does not include:
services in Delhi
items of any personal nature such as drinks, tips, etc.
extra costs incurred due to roadblocks, landslides