Mobile: +91 9747 007 479
Dhauladhar Mountain Range
The Dhauladhar mountain range (6 Days & 5 Nights)
(Delhi –Dalhousie – Khajjiar – Dharamshala - Delhi)
- Dalhousie, known for its colonial type architectures. Ideal for honeymooners
- Khajjiar - Known as the 'mini Switzerland of India' for the meadows and thick pine forests
- Dharamshala known as the “Queen of the hills”, is a picturesque hill station on the Dhauladhar range
- McLeodganj called the 'Little Lhasa' and residence of his holiness the Dalai Lama
Day 01: Delhi to Dalhousie (590 kms)
The journey will commence from Delhi to Dalhousie
Dalhousie is built on five hills (Kathalagh, Potreyn, Terah, Bakrota and Bhangora) and is nestled between Dhauladhar and Pir Panjal range in western Himalayas. An erstwhile British capital known for its colonial type architectures and surrounded by snow-capped peaks, lush green forests of pine, oak and rhododendron; this place is ideal for honeymooners who can celebrate their intimate moments amidst romantic environs.
Overnight stay at hotel in Dalhousie
Day 02: Local sightseeing at Dalhousie
Explore the vast and pristine surroundings of Dalhousie. You can visit Panchpula (3 kms from Dalhousie where a number of pools are fed by a stream) , Subash Baoli (a place where Subhash Chandra Bose spent a lot of time meditating and contemplating in 1937), and the four beautiful churches (St. John church is the oldest one built in 1863, St. Francis was built in 1894, St. Andrew in 1903 and St. Patric in 1909) which should be on your itinerary while on a visit to Dalhousie.
Overnight stay at Hotel in Dalhousie
Day 03: Dalhousie to Chamba to Khajjiar to Dalhousie (100 kms)
After breakfast proceed to Chamba, located on the banks of river Ravi. It is known for its splendid architecture (ancient temples more than 1000 years old holding great religious importance) and as the base for numerous excursions.
Later proceed to Khajjiar. Often referred to as 'mini Switzerland of India' or the 'Gulmarg of Himachal Pradesh', the lush green meadows are surrounded by thick pine and cedar forests. It is the most popular excursion of Chamba and Dalhousie, and is flooded with tourists from April to October. At Khajjiar there is a 12th century temple dedicated to Khajinag. Within the temple are life-size wooden images of the five Pandav brothers. Spend an entire day exploring the natural splendour of the region and in the evening head back towards your hotel at Dalhousie.
Overnight stay at Dalhousie
Day 04: Dalhousie to Dharamshala (145 kms)
After breakfast, drive to Dharamshala, a prime tourist spot of the state of Himachal Pradesh. Set amidst elevated snow capped peaks of Dhauladhar range, deodar and pine forests, tea gardens, beautiful hills, ancient temples and monasteries. It is best known as the residence of his holiness, the Dalai Lama. The snowline is perhaps more easily accessible at Dharamshala than at any other hill resort.
At Dharamshala, rest of the day will be free for leisure. Dinner and overnight stay at hotel in Dharamshala
Day 05: Local sightseeing in Dharamshala
After breakfast go for sightseeing in McLeodganj.
McLeodganj – often called the 'Little Lhasa', is the headquarters of the Tibetan government in exile and the residence of his holiness the 14th Dalai Lama. The Tibetan culture of music and dance is preserved at the Tibetan Institute of Performing Arts (TIPA). There is also a Tibetan handicraft center which has a number of curios, with handicrafts and garments on sale every Sunday.
The charming church of St. John's is situated here. Under the shade of deodar branches, a memorial has been erected for the British Viceroy, Lord Elgin who died at Dharamshala in 1863.
Also if time permits, visit the Palampur tea estates – an picturesque valley priding itself with tea gardens and hills covered with pine trees.
Overnight stay at hotel in Dharamshala
Day 06: Dharamshala to Delhi (580 kms)
After breakfast check out and depart for Delhi