Amritsar is a city in the northwestern Indian state of Punjab, 28 kilometers from the border with Pakistan. At the center of its walled old town, the gilded Golden Temple (Harmandir Sahib) is the holiest gurdwara (religious complex) of the Sikh religion. It's at the end of a causeway, surrounded by the sacred Amrit Sarovar tank (lake), where pilgrims bathe.
Dharamshala is the principal township of Kangra Valley region and has been the seat of his Holiness, the Dalai Lama, leader of Tibetans, since 1960 when the Chinese overran and occupied Tibet.
AMRITSAR ARRIVAL & SIGHTSEEING
Welcome greetings on arrival at Amritsar Railway Station / Airport drive to Hotel and proceed to the hotel and check in and take rest. In the Evening get ready to visit Wagah Border to see and enjoy beating the Retreat Ceremony. The pageant of the beating of the retreat and the change of guard within handshaking distance of the Indian and Pakistani forces here makes the most charming of the spectacles as a daily evening drill. In whole India, only Wagah border is the land border which is open between Pakistan and India. Evening drives back to Amritsar and visits Golden Temple which is also known as Sri Harmandir Sahib in the evenings and illumination of Golden Temple looks very beautiful with reflection in the pool of Nector(Amrit Sarovar).
Evening return to hotel and night stay.
AMRITSAR – DALHOUSIE (200 KMS/4.5 HRS)
Breakfast and get ready for once again to visit Golden Temple which is a symbol of the magnificence and strength of the Sikh people. After that visit, Jallianwala Bagh- Martyrs' Memorial built in the shape of an eternal flame of liberty, Here about 1500 and 2000 persons died when they 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.
After that start drive to Dalhousie. The evening reached and check in at Hotel and Overnight stay.
DALHOUSIE – KHAJJIAR - DALHOUSIE
The morning after breakfast proceed to Full day excursion of Khajjiar which is18 km from Dalhousie. Khajjiar is known as one of the most scenic saucers shaped Plateau and is surrounded by dense pine and deodar forest, Its beauty has further been enhanced by a small lake in the center with a floating island and a 9 hole golf course here are the other interesting places to cover.
After enjoying the drive back to Dalhousie. The evening reached Dalhousie and have Dinner & overnight stay.
DALHOUSIE – DHARAMSHALA (120 KMS/04 hrs)
The morning after breakfast checkout from hotel and proceed to visit Chamba Valley known for its 8th-century Laxminarayan temple. After that proceed to visit Baijnath Temple which is the oldest existing Shiva temple in the country. Afternoon visits Dal Lake and enjoys boating on direct payment basis. Evening visit McLeodganj local market. Evening checks in to hotel and night stay.
This day after breakfast for Temple visit in which first visit Dalai Lama Temple and after that proceed to visit Brajeshwari temple in Kangra, Chamunda Devi Temple in Kangra and Jawala Jee Temple and in evening return back to Dharamshala hotel for overnight stay.
DHARAMSHALA – PATHANKOT (90 km / 02 hrs)/Amritsar Airport (210 KMS/05 hrs)
Morning breakfast and check out from hotel & drive to Pathankot Railway Station or Amritsar airport as per own arrangement after completing blissful Himachal Trip.