Golden temple with Vaishno Devi

Golden Temple: Sri Harmandir Sahib, also Sri Darbar Sahib and informally referred to as the “Golden Temple”, is the holiest Gurdwara of Sikhism, located in the city of Amritsar, Punjab, India. Amritsar was founded in 1577 by the fourth Sikh guru, Guru Ram Das.

Vaishno Devi: Vaishno Devi, also known as Mata Rani, Trikuta and Vaishnavi, is a manifestation of the Hindu Mother Goddess Mahalakshmi. The words “maa” and “mata” are commonly used in India for “mother”, and thus are often used in connection with Vaishno Devi. Vaishno Devi Mandir is a Hindu temple dedicated to the Hindu Goddess, located in Katra at the Trikuta Mountains within the Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir.

Day 1
Delhi – Amritsar (500Kms/12Hrs)

On arrival at Delhi you will be pickup by our tour representative and transfer to Amritsar. On arrival transfer to the hotel. Then evening visits Wagah Border to watch Border Retreat Ceremony. The pageant of the beating of the retreat and the change of guard within handshaking distance of the Indian and Pakistani forces here makes the most charming of the spectacles as a daily evening drill. Ascertain the timings before you leave to see this spectacle since these are changed seasonally. Wagha is the only land border open between Pakistan and India. Overnight at Hotel.

Day 2
Amritsar – Katra (250Kms/06Hrs)

Morning after breakfast visit The Golden Temple-the holy scripture is brought in a vivid procession from the Akal Takhat (the highest temporal seat of the Sikhs). Also visit Jallianwala Bagh, Durgiana Temple etc. Afternoon drive for Katra. Shri Mata Vaishno Devi is believed to grant all the four boons to those who visit Her Holy Shrine. She is considered to fulfill anything and everything that a person wishes for in life, in a righteous way. It is an experience of all, that no one goes empty handed from Her Great Pilgrimage. On arrival check in to hotel. Night stay at Katra.

Day 3
Katra – Darbar – Katra

Morning get ready at 8:00 A.M at driver will drop you at helipad to take flight for Sanjichat. Flight Timings are- 8.00 A.M to 5 P.M depending upon sun light and other related conditions. The flight from Katra to Vaishno Devi takes a total of 08 minutes. Evening return back. Driver will pickup from hotel and drop at hotel. Night stay at Katra.

Day 4
Katra – Dharamshala Sightseeing (200Kms/6Hrs)

Morning after breakfast check out from hotel and drive to Dharamshala, where His Holiness Dalai Lama lives in exile. On arrival check in to hotel. Evening visiting The Tibetan Medical Center, Church of St. John, Bhagshu Nath, Dal Lake, meditation courses & local monasteries. Rest of the day is free. Overnight at hotel.

Day 5
Dharamshala – Manali (270Kms/09Hrs)

Morning leave by surface for Manali enroute enjoy the most beautiful & picturesque part of the Himachal Pradesh which takes you through some exhilarating scenery. In the evening on arrival in Manali transfer to your hotel. Overnight at hotel.

Day 6
Manali Local sightseeing

Morning after breakfast proceed to visit manali local sightseen 450 year old Hadimba Temple, old Manali village, Vasisth bath, Club house, and a Tibetan monastery etc. Evening free for shopping in local market and visit mall road. Overnight at hotel.

Day 7
Manali – Rohtang Pass – Manali

Morning after breakfast proceed for full day excursion visiting Kothi Gorge, Gulaba, Marhi, Rohtang Pass (Up to Snow Line in case Rohtang is closed due to snow fall) and Sollang Valley. You can do adventure activities like Paragliding, Skiing etc there. Evening drive back to hotel. Overnight at hotel.

Day 8
Manali – Kullu – Shimla. (280Kms/08Hrs)

Morning after breakfast check out from hotel and drive to Shimla, which was once the Summer Capital of India during the British Raj. Enroute visiting the famous Kullu Shawl Industry, Raghunath Ji Temple, Vaishno Devi temple at Kullu. On arrival in Shimla transfer to hotel. Overnight at hotel.

Day 9
Shimla sightseeing

Morning free. Afternoon half day city tour visiting Indian Institute Of Advanced Studies, Sankat Mochan Temple and Jakhu Temple, Evening free to stroll in the famous shopping place of Shimla town – The Mall & The Ridge. Overnight at hotel.

Day 10
Shimla – Kufri – Nalderha – Shimla

Morning after breakfasts proceed for full day excursion visiting, Kufri and Nalderha. Horse ridding at Kufri is optional. Evening drive back to hotel. Overnight at hotel.

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