Duration : 14 Nights / 15
Destinations Covered : Delhi - Amritsar -
Dharamshala - Manali - Rohtang - Jispa - Sarchu - Leh - Shey
- Thiksey - Likir - Alchi - Leh - Delhi
Day 01 -Delhi
Begin Your tour
Arrive into Delhi.
Welcome to Vardhman's 'Himalaya Tours '. On arrival in Delhi,
you will be met and transfered by our representative to hotel.
Rest of the day free at leisure
Overnight : Hotel
Day 02: Delhi
This morning after breakfast proceed on a City Tour.
Combined City tour of Old Delhi & New Delhi
Visit Red Fort, built in 1648 by Mughal Emperor Shahjehan,
Jama Masjid, one of the largest Mosque of India, Raj Ghat
and Shanti Vana, the cremation sites of Mahatama Gandhi and
Jawaharlal Nehru. Also drive past Chandni Chowk, shopping
centre of Old Delhi.
Proceed on a tour of the city, which includes the main attraction
like Qutab Minar, Humayun's tomb, Lakshminarayan Temple, a
modern Hindu Temple, Parliament House, Government Secretarial
Building and Connaught place, the shopping centre of New Delhi.
Optional: DANCES OF INDIA show in the evening.
Day 3 : Delhi - Amritsar
Early morning transferr to the New Delhi railway Station
to board train for Amritsar. On arrival at railway station,
transfer to your hotel by our representative. Relax for a
while and later visit Golden Temple -It is the most sacred
temple for Sikhs. It is a symbol of the magnificence and strength
of the Sikh people all over the world. In the evolution of
the Darbar Sahib, is entwined the history and ideology of
Sikhism. In its architecture are included, symbols associated
with other places of worship. This is an example of the spirit
of tolerance and acceptance that the Sikh philosophy propounds.
Also visit Jallianwala Bagh- Martyrs Memmorial built
in the shape of eternal flame of liberty is situated on the
outskirts of Golden Temple. Here about 1500 and 2000 persons
who were attending a peaceful meeting during the freedom movement
fell under the bullets of the British General Dyer on 13 April
1919 and the city of Amritsar.
Day 4: Amritsar - Dharamshala
Morning after breakfast depart for Dharmshala, a hill
station full of natural charm and beauty is situated in the
Kangra Valley and spread over a height of 450 metres. The
day is spent walking around the Kangra Valley and mixing and
talking with the Tibetan Community. On arrival, check into
Day 5: Dharamshala
Morning after breakfast proceed on a city tour of Dharmshala.
Visit the Dalai Lama s Monastery , Tibetian children
village and handicraft centre, Bhagsunag and water fall and
the war memorial. Evening is spent relaxing.
Day 6: Dharamshala - Manali
Today morning depart for one new and exciting destination
MANALI. Upon arrival, check into your prebooked hotel. Manali
is a major resort in the Kullu Valley . According to the legend
its name is derived from Manu and Alaya, the abode of Manu.
Manali is synonymous with streams and birdsongs, forest and
orchards and the grandeur of the snowcapped Himalaya.
Day 7: Manali
This morning after breakfast proceed on a city tour of
Visit Hadimba Devi temple set within dense Pine forest and
to the Naggar Castle to have the stunning view of the valley.
Afternoon is spent walking around the Beas river and the local
8: Manali - Rohtang - Jispa
This morning start drive through the Rohtang Pass (4,220m)
to Jipsa visiting the Gompa (monastery) of Khardong en route.
On arrival, check into your hotel.
Day 9: Jispa - Sarchu
After breakfast, depart for Sarchu, the drive to the high
barren mountains of the Ladakh Valley. On our way we cross
over the Baralacha la (4900 Mts.). It is here that roads from
Lahaul, Spiti, Zanskar and Leh meet. We reach Sarchu camp.
Day 10: Sarchu-Leh
After breakfast drive to Leh. Geographically and culturally,
Leh is very much part of Tibet and Tibetan influence pervades
this desert land. On arrival, check into your hotel.
Day 11: Leh
Morning in Leh is kept free for the purpose of getting
acclimatise to the height and weather. Afternoon we do a sightseeing
tour to Shankar Gompa, Shantistupa and Leh Palace..
Day 12: Leh - Shey - Thiksey
After breakfast full day sightseeing to Shey , old summer
palace of the Kings of Ladakh and was built about 560 year
ago. It has a 12 meter high seated Buddha images. From here
we proceed to Thiksey , the monastery is very picturesque
and superbly sited on a hilltop overlooking the village and
we now would proceed on to Hemis , one of the largest and
the most important Gompas in Ladakh, with its excellent library
wall paintings and Buddha figures.
Day 13: Thiksey - Likir -Alchi
After breakfast proceed on a full day excursion visiting
the monastery of Likir and Alchi to see the gigantic painted
clay statues of Buddha, carved arches and old paintings.
Day 14: Alchi - Leh - Delhi
Day 15: Delhi
This morning after breakfast transfer to the airport to
board flight for Delhi. On arrival at the airport, you will
be transferred to your hotel by our representative. Relax
for rest of the day.
In time transfer to International airport to board the flight
for your onward journey to back home with sweet and pleasant
memories of 'Himalaya Tours ' escorted by Vardhman Vacations.
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