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Amritsar Tour with Himalaya

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The sacred city of Amritsar is one of the wonderful and the main cities in the state of Punjab known for world-famous golden temple or Swarna Mandir. The beautiful and sacred Gurudwara is the holiest place among Sikhs who come to visit the place to worship. In addition, there are numerous wonderful attractions and historical places known for wonders. Jaliawala Bagh, Sri Durga Temple, Bagha Border (India Pakistan border), ancient marketplaces, and above all Amritsari food are famous. We at Make Your Vacations plan a wonderful tour named Amritsar tour with Himalaya that will cover some of the wonderful attractions of Himachal Pradesh.

Our tour packages are planned to cover maximum tourist places within the shortest possible days. We plan tour packages that can make you feel rejuvenated with the feelings of new energy away from home. We also offer all state of the art facilities and world class services along with luxurious accommodation. Our day to day tour itinerary will help you enjoy tour in your own way.

Tour Duration : (06 NIGHTS / 07 DAYS)
Places to Visit : Amritsar - Dalhousie - Khajjiar - Mini Switzerland - Dharamshala - Pathankot.

Day 01 : Arrive Amritsar
Upon arrival meet and drive for check in at your pre booked hotel. After that visit Indo-Pak Wagah Border to watch Flag Retreat Ceremony- Wagah, an army outpost on Indo-Pak border 30 Kms from Amritsar where the daily highlight is the evening "Beating the Retreat" ceremony. Soldiers from both countries march in perfect drill, going through the steps of bringing down their respective national flags. As the sun goes down, nationalistic fervor rises and lights are switched on marking the end of the day amidst thunderous applause. Return to hotel. Overnight stay Amritsar.

Day 02 : Amritsar / Dalhousie
After breakfast city tour with the blessings of Golden Temple-the most important Sikh shrine which is also called Mecca for the Sikhs is a living symbol of the spiritual and historical traditions of the Sikhs. Then visit Jallianwala Bagh- where, on April 13, 1919, British and Gurkha soldiers opened fire on an unarmed forbidden gathering, killing hundreds of civilians. After lunch drive for Dalhousie. Upon arrival check in at your hotel, evening try to catch the sunset across the mountain ranges. Overnight stay Dalhousie.

Day 03 : Dalhousie sightseeing
After breakfast proceed for a full day sightseeing tour of Dalhousie, it’s another picturesque hill station in Himachal Pradesh, India. Nestled in the Dhauladhar mountain range, Dalhousie gives a panoramic view of snow-capped peaks. The sightseeing points included are Panchpula (picnic Spot), Satdhara (springs with medicinal properties), Kynance (a private residential building of Dharamvirs), Subhash Baoli, Laxmi Narayan Temple. Overnight stay hotel.

Day 04 : Dalhousie -Khajjiar - Mini Switzerland
After morning breakfast drive for Khajjiar, on this day visit the Switzerland of India. Khajjiar enjoys the title of Mini Switzerland. Khajjiar is a small picturesque plateauin Himachal Pradesh nestled in the foothills of Dhauladhar ranges of Western Himalayas. The scenic hill station Khajjiar is just 20 miles from Dalhousie and tourists enjoy the drive from Dalhousie to Khajjiar through the dense forest of pine and deodar. There are Khajjiar temple & small Lake also. Overnight stay Hotel.

Day 05 : Khajjiar-Dharamsala (180 kms)
After breakfast proceed to Dharamshala which is just 180 kms from Khajjiar. Check into the hotel. Spend the day at leisure. Overnight stay hotel.

Dharamshala came into being in 1849, when it was selected as a site to accommodate a native regiment that was being raised in the town. Dharamshala originally formed a subsidiary cantonment for the Troops stationed at Kangra were fully occupied by its garrison and there was insufficient space for the civil station, a search for an alternate location was made. The ideal location for the cantonment was found at the slopes of the Dhauladhar, upon which stood an old Hindu sanctuary or 'Dharamshala' the name adopted for the town. Dharamshala stands at the foot of Dhauladhar and has a magnificent view of snowy peaks, deodar and pine forests, tea gardens and beautiful hills. The snow line is perhaps more easily accessible at Dharamshala than any other hill station in India. Dharamshala now really has become international, with a number of Tibetan settlements and the residence of Noble Laureate the 'Dalai Lama'. Dharamshala is devided into two distinct parts: lower Dharamshala the civil and business area with Courts and Kotwali bazar and upper Dharamshala composed of places like McLeod Ganj and Forsyth Ganj.

Day 06 : Dharamshala
After breakfast we leave to visit the McLeod Ganj - This is best known as the headquarters of the Tibetan Government in Exile and is the home of the His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama, Tenzin Gyatso. Dalai, Tsuglagkhang or Central Chapel, is the exiled government's equivalent of the Jokhang Temple in Lahaska and as such in the most important Buddhist monument in McLeod Ganj. Kalachakra Temple, Kangra Art Museum, Jwalamukhi Temple (The goddess of light). The temple is topped by a golden dome and spire. Return to the hotel for an overnight.

Day 07 : Dharamshala-Pathankot drop
After breakfast drive to Pathankot in time transfer to Railway station for further journey.

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