In the 14 Nights 15 Days travel program of Golden Temple with Himalayan Tour , the tourists are able to see world famous tourist monuments and gorgeous hill stations.
Length of the Tour: 14 Nights and 15 Days
Places Covered: Amritsar, Chandigarh, Dalhousie-Dharamshala-Kasauli-Manali-Shimla, Delhi
Arrival in Delhi .The delegate of Golden Temple with Himalayan tour welcomes the tourist’s on their arrival in Delhi. After being accorded with a warm welcome the visitors are escorted to its Hotel for an overnight stay.
2nd Day :
Delhi To Shimla : On Day two , from the National Capital of India the tour proceeds to Shimla . This amazing hill station is situated 370 kilometers from Delhi.
3rd Day :
Shimla Sightseeing and Shopping. Today the tour program involves sightseeing and exploration of Shimla .The former Capital of the British rulers, Shimla thrives with tourist sites . The Mall , The Christ Church ,Shimla State Museum are some of the top visited places in this hill station . Jakhu Temple and The Tara Devi Temple are some of the famous Hindu Temples existing in this beautiful Hill Station . Incidentally , Shimla derives its name from Goddess Shyamala .Shimla which is the Capital of Indian State of Himachal Pradesh , lies at an altitude of 2130 meters .
4th Day :
Manali To Shimla Today is another day to move from one famous Hill Station to another world famous one .The tour proceeds from Shimla to Manali– the principal Hill Station of Kullu district in Himachal Pradesh . For the overnight stay the guest retire in the comforts of Manali Hotel .
5th Day :
Sightseeing in Manali - Apart from mesmerizing natural beauty , Manali thrives with great tourist attractions like Buddhist monasteries. Hindus in particular find great peace in the famous Hadimba temple . For trekkers , Manali has great trekking routes.
6th Day :
Manali To Kasauli : On the sixth day , The Golden Temple with Himalayan Tour moves to another famous hill station of Kasauli .It is nestled in the Solan district of Himachal Pradesh. This hill station has amazing tourist sites like The Lawrence School-Sanawar, The Christ Church and The Hanuman Temple . The tourist go for a walk on both of its principal routes : The Upper and the Lower Malls . In the night the tourist retire in the relaxing environs of the Kasauli Hotel.
7th Day :
Kasauli To Dharamshala : Today the tourists proceed to His Holiness Dalai Lama’s Hill station - The Dharamshala . It is situated 4780 feet above sea level . After traveling a distance of 127 Kilometers, from Dalhousie, the tourists checks into the hotel of Dharamsala for an overnight stay.
8th Day :
Sightseeing in Dharamsala : On the eighth day of the Golden Temple with North India Tour , the travelers will visit the finest tourist sites of Dharamsala . The residence in exile of Nobel Laureate, Dalai Lama lie in McLeod Ganj or Upper Dharamsala. The Church of St John’s with the outstanding stained glass work also lies in McLeod Ganj. After a splendid tour of Dharamsala , the tourist checks into the hotel for an overnight stay .
9th Day :
Dharamshala To Dalhousie : After an enlightening tour of Dharamshala , today the tourist will visit Dalhousie - another great hill station of Himachal Pradesh . It lies at a height of 9000 feet.. On arrival at Dalhousie , the tourist will check into its hotel for an overnight stay .
10th Day :
Sightseeing in Dalhousie : A part of the Western Himalayas Dalhousie lies in Dhauladhar mountain range . It thrives with amazing tourist sites like Punjpula- the spot of seven bridges, Dayan Kund – the meeting point of the three rivers Ravi , Beas and Chenab and Satdhara - abode of seven miracle water streams. After a great tour of Dalhousie , the tourist checks into the hotel for an overnight stay.
11th Day :
Dalhousie To Amritsar : Today as we move towards Amritsar in the plans, we are bidding goodbye to the tour of hill stations lying in the Himalayan mountains . The City of The Golden Temple –Amritsar lies at a distance of 188 kilometers from Dalhousie . Incidentally , The Golden Temple is the number one Sikh Shrine in the world . This famous Gurudwaras of Sikhs is also known as Harmandir Sahib or Darbar Sahib. Built in 1604 AD , Golden Temple is an abode to Guru Granth Sahib - the eleventh Sikh Guru. Notably, The first ten Gurus of Sikhism in the ascending order are Guru Nanak, Guru Angad, Guru Amar Das, Guru Ram Das, Guru Arjan ,Guru Hargobind,Guru Har Rai, Guru Har Krishan ,Guru Tegh Bahadur and Guru Gobind Singh
Soon after praying at Golden Temple , the visitor moves out on a visit to other Gurudwara’s and temples existing in the Amritsar City.
12th Day :
Tour of Other Tourist Sites in Amritsar In addition to Golden Temple , Amritsar is a home to other tourist sites.. Jalianwala Bagh and Wagah Border occupy a top position among the tourist attractions of Amritsar . Jallianwala Bagh bears testimony to one of the world’s worst carnage. It was on a fateful Monday afternoon of April 13, 1919 , that a senior British Army officer Reginald Dyer, ordered his soldiers to fire on thousands of unarmed Indian people. The natives had gathered for a protest meeting against the cruel policies pursued against them by the Colonial British Government . In this mad shooting frenzy over 1000 innocent people lost their lives. Over 2000 people suffered brutal injuries . Even today , the bullet marks on the robust walls of the Jalianwala Bagh reminds humanity of the macabre act piloted by General Dyer.
The Wagah Border lies on the Grand Trunk road between the Indian Punjab City of Amritsar and Pakistani Punjab City of Lahore. Every evening ,the flag lowering ceremony by the soldiers of both India and Pakistan takes place at this border. It is a great sight to watch Indian soldiers in Khaki uniform and Pakistani soldiers in dark green outfit meticulously completing the formality of flag lowering .The tourists retire for the night in the relaxing comforts of Amritsar Hotel.
13th Day :
Amritsar To Chandigarh Soon after the delectable breakfast on the next day , the tourists move to the Union Territory of Chandigarh . This city is designed by the legendary Le Corbusier the Swiss- French architect . Chandigarh is the first planned city of India .It is famous world over for its amazing architectural structures and incredible landscapes. The Rock Garden, The Rose Garden , Sukhna Lake and the International Doll Museum.. are some of its outstanding tourist sites . The tourist retire in the relaxing environ of Chandigarh Hotel
14th Day :
Chandigarh To Delhi : On the fourteenth day , The Golden Temple with Himalayan Tour proceeds to Delhi. Today the guest will explore the magnificent monuments, places of worship and markets dotting the landscape of Delhi. Incidentally, it has been the premier city for rulers of ancient, medieval and modern India. The Qutab Minar, The Humayun’ s Tomb, The Red Fort , The Jama Masjid , The Purana Quila, The Raj Ghat , The Rashtrapati Bhawan , The India Gate , The Lotus Temple, The Birla Mandir , The Sacred Heart Cathedral are some of its famous places of interest . Before checking into the hotel for an overnight stay the tourists are free to go for shopping spree at Khan Market, Sarojini Nagar and Connaught Place .
15th Day :
Indira Gandhi International Airport: Today , the wonderful Golden Temple with Himalayan tour comes to it’s culmination . The tourists will be escorted back to Delhi’s Indira Gandhi International Airport. They will now board their respective flight for their onward journey .