Arrive at Pathankot and head to Dharamshala (3 hrs. Journey)- Pickup from Pathankot railway station in private vehicle and drive to Dharamshala. Check-in at the hotel. In afternoon, drive your way to Palampur – a green hill station in the Kangra Valley, surrounded on all sides by tea gardens and pine forests before they merge with Dhauladhar ranges. You can visit the Bundla stream, a lovely 2 km walk from Palampur. A wide chasm of more than 100 meters, it swells up and rises madly in monsoons taking stones and boulders along with it. Return to hotel in the evening for dinner and overnight stay.
Explore Dharamshala and head to Dalhousie (3-4 hrs. Journey)- After breakfast and some leisure, explore the town replete with Tibetan culture and the residence of his Holiness, The Dalai Lama. Set on a sightseeing tour of Dharamshala and first visit a quaint little town, Mcleodganj. At the start of Mcleodganj is a small bazaar filled with variety of Tibetan handicrafts and artifacts. Visit the Bhagsunath waterfalls. At the end of the spur lies the Namgyal Monastery thus the entire day at Dharamshala will be full of tranquility and solace perfect for a rejuvenating sojourn to the hills. Collect your bags and depart to Dalhousie after Lunch. Reach Dalhousie by evening. Check-in at the hotel for dinner and overnight stay.
Explore Khajjiar and areas around - After breakfast and some leisure, head to Khajjiar. The place is often referred as Mini Switzerland of India. Enjoy the serenity of the Khajjiar Lake and the Khajjiar Nag temple. It is located at the base of the Dhauladhar mountains and one can get a panoramic view of the ranges from the hill town. Now head to visit the Satdhara Falls. The waterfall is set amidst hills and offers beautiful views of snow-covered mountains, surrounded by pine and Deodar trees. We’ll walk to this picturesque spot and then head towards Panchpula, which is only a few kilometers away from here. Now head to visit the Dainkund Peak, the highest peak in Dalhousie and popularly known as the singing hill. There is an Indian Air Force base at the peak of Dainkund and a left turn from there is the Pholani Devi Temple, which is the prime attraction. Return to hotel in the evening for dinner and overnight stay.
Back to Pathankot and then back to home (3 hrs. Journey)- Wake up lazy morning. Check-out the hotel after breakfast, collect some souvenirs if you want to and now continue your journey to Pathankot to board the train back to home.
Dharamshala, Himachal Pradesh, India
The Sanctuary, A Sterling Holidays Resort
Check In - 8-Oct-2016
Check Out - 9-Oct-2016
Dalhousie, Himachal Pradesh, India
Check In - 9-Oct-2016
Check Out - 11-Oct-2016
Accommodation for 3 nights in properties & room categories specified in the itinerary. One room on double sharing basis at all the locations. All ex- Pathankot transportation in a dedicated & exclusive private vehicle (Dzire/Indigo). Includes driver’s expenses, parking & toll charges, and road taxes. All the sight-seeing and transfers as per the itinerary. Meal plan - MAP (Breakfast And Dinner only) Government Taxes/VAT/ Service Charges
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