India is a destination full of real life experiences where its rich history is immortalized in its culture and heritage. The real essence of India can be found in its people and their culture and this trip is an opportunity to experience the unique atmosphere of the Indian Himalayas.
You start with Amritsar, sacred place for the Sikhs, where the business of the vibrant city takes you through Independance history. Museum, memorial and border closing ceremony helps you have a better understanding of the struggle of the area and its sad faith during the partition. Back in the center, the Golden Temple and the narrow streets take you to a trip in the present time experiencing holy moments of spirituality and gastronomy.
When reaching Dharamsala, you enter another world. A world made of the highest mountains in the world and Bhuddism, the world of Tibet. The city welcomes the Dalai Lama in exil and a large community of bhuddists and you take that chance to lean more about this rich, complex and still on going history. A trip to spirituality through religion as well as nature.
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Today is a travel through Independance History and your guide takes you to Jallianwala Bagh, a public garden which houses a memorial. Then, you proceed to visit the Partition Museum and end the day at Wagah to attend the beautiful closing ceremony at the border post between India and Pakistan.
After visiting Maharaja Ranjit Singh Museum, walk to the Golden Temple, the holiest religious complex of Sikh religion. While admiring the architecture you bond with the pilgrims bathing in the sacred Amrit Sarovar tank. In the evening, you enjoy a gastronomical tour spreading across Amritsar's local shops.
Feeding the holi cows is a very simple yet captivating experience you can share with the locals this morning. Then, it is time for a beautiful road trip through the cedars' forest to the hillside city of Dharamshala, home to the Dalai Lama and the Tibetan government-in-exile.
Namgyal monastery, overlooking the mountain ranges of Dhauladhar, is the proud home to the residence of Dalai Lama and contains shrines and temples. After a stop to the Tibetan Museum, in the Tsuglagkhang complex, and its collection of Tibetan Art, you visit the neo-gothic St John Church built in 1852 and one of the most important in Himachal Pradesh.
Free day to meet with nature and enjoy the wide range of outdoor activities. Mountain biking, wall climbing, hiking, nature walks, bird watching, pottery workshop, handloom weaving or even archery, just name it!
Time to say goodbye to the gorgeous mountains and the peacful atmosphere of the tibetan city. According to your flight schedule, your driver takes you to the airport.
Travel terms and conditions
- 24/7 assistance from our Travel Experts.
- An English speaking guide on days 1 and 2.
- Transfers by private vehicle with English speaking driver.
- Accommodation as mentioned in the program in a double / twin room.
- Half board in Dharamsala and breakfast only in Amritsar.
- Food tour in Amritsar.
- Cow feeding
- Activities with the hotel on day 5.
- The SIM card to allow you to communicate with your driver and travel expert during your tour.
- Government taxes and service taxes.
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