Buddhist Travel Agent
Want to take a break from the chaotic hotchpotch of the busy city life? We give you amazing options where you can spend your holiday at complete peace. The mighty Himalayas home some of the most exotic places in the world. These places consist of ample amount of peace, harmony, tranquility and picturesque beauty. One of such wonderful land is the mountainous state of Himachal Pradesh. With us take a tour to the green valleys; snow-capped mountains and gurgling little brooks. Let the peaceful aura leave you calm and mesmerized. The state straddles the foothills of the Himalayas right till the spectacular valleys and stark peaks of Lahul and Spiti.
With our Buddhist Travel Agent we take you to the wonderful land of Shimla, the capital. This is one of the best holiday destinations of India during the summers. A visit to this place will take you to snow capped mountains, lush greenery, silent valleys, fresh atmosphere and warm people. In fact Shimla forms the backdrop of some of Rudyard Kipling's "Plain Tales from the Hills". If you are fond of nature, you would fall in love once again at this fascinating place.
Take a walk along the oak trees and rhodendron forests; visit the town's Viceregal Lodge, Grand Hotel, the Police Headquarters and St Michael's Cathedral. A visit to all these will give you an amazing amalgamation of Nature and Mankind. You can also visit Pragpur and Dharamsala. Secure in the protective shadow of the mighty Dhauladhar Mountains, Pragpur is India's first certified heritage village. It was established by the Kuthiala Soods in the memory of Princess Prag of the Jaswan royal family. Dharamsala is where the Dalai Lama resides. The 14th Dalai Lama Tenzin Gyatso has made it his home since the 1960s. Here you can get lost within the serenity of the peacefulness and also the scenic beauty that envelops the area. Take a tour to this amazing place and experience a vacation like never before.
HIMACHAL THE ABODE OF DALAI LAMA
Durations: 11 Nights / 12 Days
Delhi - Amritsar - Dharamsala - Pragpur - Manali -Shimla - Nalagarh - Chandigarh - Delhi
Day 01 : Arrive Delhi
On arriving Delhi, our representatives would receive you and transfer you to the Hotel. Afternoon you may go for a sightseeing tour of New Delhi and Old Delhi. We take you through the prestigious streets of Diplomatic Enclave then on to India Gate, Rastrapati Bhawan and Qutub Minar. Later we take you to Old Delhi to visit the Red Fort, Jama Masjid (the largest mosque in India) and Raj Ghat (memorial of Mahatma Gandhi). Evening, return to the hotel. Over night stay at the hotel.
Day 02 : Delhi-Chandigarh-Nalagarh
Early morning we will drive you to the railway station to board train for Chandigarh. Breakfast on board. On arriving our representatives will transfer you to Nalagarh surrounded by endless acres of greenery, located affording a panoramic view of the Shivalik hills beyond the Sirsa River. Here you are to check in to the hotel. You will have the option of swimming pool, pitch and putt golf green, health club with steam bath and herbal massage, games like badminton and croquet, bar, dining room, nature walks or fishing at Gobind Sagar Lake. Over night stay at Nalagarh.
Day 03 : Nalagarh-Pragpur
After a hearty breakfast we drive you to Pragpur the first World Heritage Site in India. Here you will be amazed by the beautiful landscape with variety of flora, fauna, innumerable small monuments and an idyllic ambience for walks. On arrival, check into the hotel. Over night stay at Pragpur hotel.
Day 04 : In Pragpur
After an early breakfast, we drive you to Bharwain, located at an elevation of 4000ft. It is recommended that you be driven to Bharwain and walk from there. From the roadside a narrow inclined path descends past terraced fields for about 1 km and ends on the bed of a seasonal stream with scree stones. Continue walking on this streambed down-slope. After about 2 kms you will reach Chanota via Bhadyaru. At Chanota, on top of a small hill, you will find old and largely abandoned houses of Brahmins. Beyond Chanota across the stream there you will come across a mudstone road leading to Nalsuha. Follow this for about 3kms to Nalsuha. After crossing Nalsuha the road carries on to the Hamlet of Karoli, about 2 km away. From Karoli the road goes to Har and joins the Pragpur road and the Judge's Court. Lunch en route. Over night at Pragpur.
Day 05 : Pragpur-Dharamshala
After a hearty breakfast we will drive you to Dharamshala covering a distance of 60 Kms / 2 Hrs. On arrival, check-into the hotel. After fresh-up our representatives will take you to the House of Dalai Lama and the Tibetan Medical Center. Over night stay at Dharamshala.
Day 06 : Dharamshala-Palampur
After breakfast we drive you (35 kms /1 hr) to the town surrounded by well-laid tea gardens - Palampur. On arrival you are to check in at hotel. Palampur is situated on a forested state, surrounded by tea gardens of the Kangra Valley. Located at a height of 1000 meters, Taragarh is at the foot of the Dhauladhar Mountains with splendid views of surrounding snow capped peaks. Overnight at Palampur.
Day 07 : In Palampur
After an early breakfast your trek starts for 6-7 hrs to Seven Echo Hill / Langa. This is not a very difficult trek and covers a variety of terrains. En route you can see various villages. Overnight at Palampur.
Day 08 : Palampur-Kullu-Naggar
After a healthy breakfast we will drive you (260 km /08-09 hrs) to Naggar. Check in at hotel. Naggar is a big village with the old Castle of Kullu 'Raja'. It was an old capital of the Kullu state. The area is dotted with orchards, villages and green fields. The scenic view of the whole Kullu valley and mountains is unforgettable. Lunch en route. Overnight at Naggar
Day 09 : In Naggar
After an early breakfast we take you to visit the Roerich Art Gallery. It is a 5 min walk from the castle. Later proceed for a trek to Bijli Mahadev and back. Over night stay at Naggar
Day 10 : Naggar – Solang – Naggar
After a healthy breakfast we drive you to Solang valley which is at a distance of 30 Km along the Beas River. The valley's ski slopes are set against a backdrop of deciduous forests, glaciers and majestic peaks. At a height of 2,800 mts, it is one of the most scenic areas in India. Trek to the glacier (3-4) hrs and back. Packed Lunch en route. Overnight at Naggar
Day 11 : Naggar-Shimla
Start afresh your day with a healthy breakfast. After the breakfast we drive you to Shimla (260Kms /8hours). Shimla was the former 'summer capital' of British India and is the present-day state capital of Himachal Pradesh. It still holds lingering echoes of its colonial past. Here you can go for shopping on the fashionable Mall, visit its neo-Gothic churches, the grand former Viceregal Lodge and the cemeteries. Overnight at Shimla.
Day 12 : Chandigarh-Delhi
After a delicious breakfast we drive you to Chandigarh to board your train for Delhi. On arrival our representatives will drive you to the international airport for your flight back home.