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  1. DHARAMSHALA TREKKING & AMRITSAR

    5 Days / 4 Nights

    Under Rs 2,000

    Per person per night

    A perfect long weekend holiday combined with trekking and fun in Dharamshala. It epitomizes and showcases the spiritual side of the holy city of Amritsar, the headquarters of Tibetans in Dharamshala and the beautiful landscapes of the Kangra district of Himachal Pradesh.

     

    Golden temple which is also known as Harmandir Sahib located in Amritsar, Punjab, is considered the holiest shrine in Sikh religion. Golden temple construction began in the year 1574 on land donated by the Mughal emperor Akbar. The temple is surrounded by a lake called sarovar that is assumed to have water (holy water) inside it to take away the sins of people. Sikhism is a religion founded in fifteenth century in Punjab on the teachings of Guru Nanak Dev Ji

     

    Dharamsala (McLeod Ganj) is the home of Exiled Tibetan Spiritual leader and head His Holiness the Dalai Lama.  His Holiness lives here with thousands of Tibetan refugees who escaped into India. Experience Tibetan monasteries, health alternative Tibetan medicine practitioners, enjoy the Tibetan flavours of McLeod Ganj in Dharamsala, refugees welfare associations selling Tibetan duvet covers, singing bowls, Buddhist Incense Sticks, Tibetan Prayer Beads & Wheel, etc amidst the throbbing flea market selling local Tibetan food, lively cafe’s, wine and steamed momos !

     

    HIGHLIGHTS (5 DAYS/4 NIGHTS)

    >  Trekking and camping in Dhauladhar Himalaya

    >  Visit Golden Temple, Jallianwala Bagh & Colorful Market (Amritsar)

    >  Village walk tour of Amritsar

    >  H.H. Dalai Lama Temple, Tibetan Museum.

    >  Kalachakra Temple,  Shopping in the local Tibetan market

     

     

    DAY

    SKETCH ITINERARY

    MEALS

       1.

    Fly to Amritsar/ Visit Golden Temple, Jallianwala Bagh & Colorful Markets 

    Inflight meals

          2.

    Drive Amritsar – Snow Monk Camp

    B,L, D

          3.

    Trek to the forest Camp 1

    B,L, D

          4.

    Trek back to Base Camp – Drive to Dharamshala / Visit  H.H. Dalai Lama Temple,  Kalachakra Temple and shopping in the local Tibetan market.

    B,L, D

          5.

    Dharamshala – Amritsar airport – Mumbai flight

    B, Inflight meals

     

     

     





    DETAILED ITINERARY (5 DAYS / 4 NIGHTS)

     

    DAY 1      ARRIVE AMRITSAR/ VISIT GOLDEN TEMPLE, JALLIANWALA BAGH & COLORFUL MARKET  

     

     >  Welcome to Amritsar! The city of the Golden temple

     >  Arrive and transfer to the hotel. Check into the hotel

      >  Post Lunch, visit Golden Temple & Jallianwala Bagh

     

    GOLDEN TEMPLE, there are many religious sites in Amritsar. A number of Gurudwaras and Temples are scattered all over the district. Gurudwaras are sacred places for Sikh community. All the Gurudwaras have a copy of the Sacred Book Guru Granth Sahib centrally placed inside. The Temples are Hindus place of worship. Idols of all Hindu Gods are exhibited in the Temple. You can spot a Gurudwaras and a Temple from a distance. Both have domes but of different style. The domes in the Gurudwaras are round whereas in Temples they have a conical shape. About Golden Temple offers you a list of some of the popular pilgrim places in Amritsar. This place noted for its most notorious massacre under British rule. It is 400 meters north of the Golden Temple. Today this ground has been changed to a park and it has a pleasant garden. At the entrance there is a memorial plaque which recounts the history. There is a well on the north side in which many people who tried to escape from the bullets we are drowned, and remnants of walls have been preserved to show the bullet holes. At the east end of the garden there is a large memorial built in memory of those who died.

    JALLIANWALA BAGH is a public garden in Amritsar in the Punjab state of India, and houses a memorial of national importance, established in 1951 to commemorate the massacre by British occupying forces of peaceful celebrators on the occasion of the Punjabi New Year on April 13, 1919 in the Jallianwala Bagh Massacre. Colonial British Raj sources placed the fatalities at 379, and with 1100 wounded. Civil Surgeon Dr. Smith indicated that there were 1,526 casualties. The true figures of fatalities are unknown, but are likely to be many times higher than the official figure of 379.

    >  Evening visit colorful market around Golden Temple

    >  Overnight stay at Amritsar

                                Meals : Breakfast only

     

     DAY 2      DRIVE AMRITSAR TO SNOW MONK CAMP (212Kms/ 5Hrs) / ADVENTURE ACTIVITIES  

    >  Arrive Salli Base Camp (1850M) at lunch time

    >  Check into camp site.

    >  Simple Lunch at the camp

    >  We go for Pine Cones collection activity - they look great after a touch of varnish as a souvenir for home

    >  Return back to the camp for evening tea

    >  Soup with Karaoke music

    >  Dinner

    >  Night Trek with a torch

    >  Overnight at the camp

    (MEALS: Breakfast, Lunch, eve tea with snack, soup & Dinner)

     

     Day 3:  TREK TO CAMP 1 AT HANDI (2300M) 6KMS/ 4HRS – “Snow Monk Trail”

    >  Post   breakfast, departure for trek to Camp I. An easy & delightful trek along with the river Khauli. The camp is set in a lovely meadow in an enchanting forest

    >  Arrive around 12 noon

    >  Tent pitching activity – set up your own tents

    >  Lunch and  rest and experience the4 dense forest around

    >  We enjoy activity of learning rope knots

    >  Tea time followed wood collection activity for building a campfire

    >  Soup time

    >  Dinner and overnight in tents

     

    MEALS- Breakfast, Lunch, eve tea with snack, soup & Dinner

     

    Day 4   TREK BACK TO BASE CAMP/ DEPARTURE to DHARAMSHALA

    >  Trek back to the base camp. Wash and change

    >  Early Lunch at the base camp

    >  Departure for Dharamshala

    >  Visit  H.H. Dalai Lama Temple (also known as Namgyal Temple) including the official home of his Holiness Tsuglagkhang, Tibetian Museum

    >  Visit Kalachakra Temple and enjoy walking & shopping in the local Tibetan market

    >  Drive back to hotel

    >  Overnight at Hotel

        Meals : Breakfast, Lunch only

     

     DAY 5  TRANSFER TO AMRITSAR AIRPORT (218Kms/ 5Hrs)

     

    >  Breakfast at Hotel

    >  Check out from Hotel    

    >  Transfer to Amritsar airport at 09:00am

    >  Arrive Amritsar airport around 1400 Hrs

    >  Board flight at 1615 Hrs

    >  Arrive Mumbai at 1850Hrs

     

    Meals: Breakfast only

    !!! Tour Ends With Sweet Memories!!!

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