Pick up in the morning from Delhi or Chandigarh and travelling to Dharamshala by cab or Volvo bus service. Check in after arrival in the evening, dinner and overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 2: Tour 1 (Dharamshala local sightseeing tour)
After breakfast at your hotel in Dharamshala, you can choose from the following sights to visit within the city according to your interests :
McLeod Ganj – Also known as “Little Lhasa” because of the presence of a large Tibetan community, McLeodGanj is the headquarters of the Tibetan Government-in-exile. It is also home to His Holiness the Dalai Lama, who resides in the Tsuglagkhang Temple which has larger than life statues of Buddha, Avalokitesvara and Padmasambhava. It is a major pilgrimage for buddhist as it also houses the Namgyal Monastery, one of the most important buddhist temples. Some other places worth visiting in and around McLeodGanj are:
Bhagsunath Temple – Just 10 minutes drive from McLeodGanj, Bhagsunath Temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva and was built by King Bhagsu in reverence to Nag Devta. This Sacred shrine is revered by the Hindu community because the two pools near it are believed to have miraculous healing powers. Other attractions around this ancient temple are The Dal Lake (Famous for the legend of King Bhagsu and Nag Devta), Kotwali Bazaar (which houses the Kangra Art Museum that has paintings and other artifacts dating back to the 5th Century) and the enchanting Bhagsunag waterfall.
St. John in the Wilderness- Located deep in the forest near Forsyth ganj, this Angelic Church was built in a neo-Gothic architecture similar to that of The Christ Church In Shimla. There is an old cemetery and a memorial to the British Viceroy Lord Elgin. It has beautiful stained-glass windows made in Belgium which were donated by Lady Elgin.
Day 3: Tour 2 ( Dharamshala trekking tour)
Triund Hill – Popularly known as the “Jewel of Dharamshala”, this ridge overlooks the magnificent Dhauladhars and is considered to be one of the best trekking spots in the world. A trek of 8 km, this trekking trail is also called 22 curves because you have to walk through 22 hairpin curves to reach Triund. The trek feels worth it when you reach the top and see the view from there. What was an old migratory route used by Gaddi shepherds is now also a favourite trekking and photography destination for many adventure seekers today. If you can walk a further 5 km you can reach the snowline of Ilaka Jot. If you wish to stay here tents and meals can be arranged, or you can return to the hotel if you so desire for dinner and Overnight Stay.
Day 4: Tour 3 ( Sightseeing at Other popular places in Dharamshala)
Vipassana Meditation Centre – Recently brought into the limelight by Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal 10 day vipassana session, this Meditation centre offers intense but proven meditation sessions that have changed people’s life. Located adjacent to Dharamkot village this is an ideal place for shutting out the external world for 10 days and look within to find lasting peace of mind.
HPCA Stadium – Considered to be one of the most Beautiful Cricket Stadiums in the World, it also host some matches of The Indian Premier League each year besides other International Matches. The snow capped Dhauladhar ranges form a beautiful natural backdrop for this stadium of International repute)
Day 5 ( Return from Dharamshala to Delhi -475 KMS or Dharamshala to Chandigarh-247 KMS)
After breakfast and Check out from your Hotel, drive towards Chandigarh or Delhi. After reaching in evening time drop off with happy memories at Airport or railway station as required.