Kashmir with Himachal 25 Nights / 26 Days
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- Accommodation as per itinerary.
- Daily Breakfast.
- Non Air-conditioned vehicle for Arrival / Departure transfers to and from Rly Station.
- Sightseeing as mentioned in the itinerary by NAC Indica Vehicle.
Price do not Included:
- Personal expenses such as tips; telephone , laundry, medical bills and/or alcoholic beverages
- Guide / Escort
- Any other items not specified above
- Government Service Tax @ 4.90% extra.
Day 01: Wagah Border (Amritsar)
Arrive Amritsar Railway Station. On arrival meet and greet by our representative who will take you to the hotel. Check in hotel. Evening 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.
Day 02: Amritsar
After Breakfast, start your city tour with the blessing of Sri Harmandir Sahib also called as Golden Temple or Swarn Mandir, the most important Sikh shrine, visit Langar Hall (24 hrs Free kitchen), thousands of devotees take food as blessings of god in this kitchen every day, later visit Jallianwala Bagh where hundreds of unarmed, innocent Indians were killed by the order of General Dyer a senior British military officer, on 13 April 1919. Overnight stay hotel in Amritsar.
After breakfast drive 190Km to Dalhousie, arrive Dalhousie in the afternoon, Check in hotel and after fresh up you will visit Subhash Chowk, Gandhi Chowk and Punjpulla. Overnight stay in Dalhousie Hotel.
Day4: Dalhousie - Khajjiar(29kms1hr)
After Breakfast drive 29 Km to Khajjiar enjoy the sceneric beauty of Khajjiar, this place is also called as Mini Switzerland, you can also enjoy the horse ride here (optional). Afternoon visit chamba, Evening Back to hotel .Overnight at Dalhousie hotel.
Day 5: Dalhousie - Mcleodganj (Dharamshala) (120kms 5 hrs)
After Breakfast drive for Mcleodganj the upper Dharamshala .On arrival check in hotel, later visit Dalai Lama Monestry, Bhagsunag Temple and Water fall, Norbulingka Institute, Tapovan the Chinmay Mission at Siddhabadi. Back to hotel in the evening. Overnight at hotel in Mcleodganj.
Day 6: Jammu (204km)
After breakfast proceed to Jammu (5-6 hrs. journeys) by road. Arrival at Jammu and transfer to hotel. The rest of the day is free for you to spend at leisure.
Day 7: Jammu
Attractive Jammu city tour includes visit to Peer Khoh, a cave shrine, Amar Mahal Palace Museum, Bahu Fort and Bagh-e-Bahu - the best picnic spot of Jammu Yatries can avail of the Jammu City Tour on return journey to Jammu. Amongst the temples in Jammu, the Raghunath Mandir dedicated to Lord Rama, takes pride of the place, being situated right in the heart of Jammu. The temple has seven shrines, with god-plated interiors. The most important houses the Dogra's patron deity, Rama, Vishnu's eighth incarnation. The cluster of temples makes it the largest temple complex in Northern India. Overnight Stay in hotel.
Day 8: Patnitop (112km)
After breakfast drive for Patnitop -The famous Picnic Spot in Jammu & Kashmir check in the hotel, rest of the day at your leisure to enjoy the natures beauty. Overnight stay at Hotel in Patnitop.
Day 9: Patnitop - Srinagar (180km)
After Breakfast, Drive 180KM 4 Hrs to Srinagar, Kashmir, reach in the late evening; check in the Houseboat, Overnight at House Boat in Srinagar.
Day 10 Srinagar - Local sightseeing
After Breakfast , Start your city tour of Srinagar visit world famous Mughal Gardens visiting the Nishat Bagh (The garden of pleasure) and Shalimar Bagh (Abode of love) and Tulip Garden ,Set in the foothills of the Labara Mountains on the banks of the Dal Lake. In the afternoon Shikara ride (optional) on The Dal Lake to enjoy the beauty that God has graced this city with which is often compared to Venice. You will get a view of some very interesting places around the Lake. Overnight at Houseboat.
Day11: Srinagar - Gulmarg - Srinagar (112Kms)
Full day tour of Gulmarg which is one of the most beautiful summer resorts in the valley. It is also popular for its golf course (in summer), the highest in the world and skiing during the winter season. Enjoy the splendor of nature and the snowy mountains. One can have Gondola ride (cable car) from Gulmarg to Khalinmarg In the evening return to Houseboat. Overnight at Houseboat.
Day12: Srinagar - Pahalgam - Srinagar (186Kms)
Full day excursion to Pahalgam 2440 Mtrs (vale of Kashmir) on the way visit Saffron fields, Avantipur ruins and an ous place for Indian Film Industry. Enjoy the nature charm of the valley. In the evening return back to Houseboat. Overnight stay at Houseboat.
Day13: Srinagar - Sonmarg - Kargil (205kms)
Leave in the morning and drive to Kargil and road passes through the panoramic village to reach Sonmarg (2740 mtrs) After Sonmarg the road is mostly rough and wet to Zojila pass 3527 mtrs (Gateway of Ladakh). Continue drive towards Drass (the second coldest inhibited place in the world) were we stop for tea and passport check. Another 2.5 hours drive will take us to Kargil (2710 mtrs) which has got its importance after opening of Ladakh for tourists in 1974. Overnight at hotel.
Day 14: Kargil to Alchi (Via Lamayuru)
Post breakfast we drive to Alchi enroute visiting Lamayuru, Belongs to Dripung Kagyu (Red Hat) like Phyang. The oldest structure in Lamayuru is the Singey Lhakhang built by the founder of Alchi Lotsava Rinchen bzangpo in 11th century. After visiting Lamayuru we proceed further to Alchi enrote visiting Ridzong Gompa, known as the paradise for Meditation. Upon arrival in Alchi we check in at our Camp for overnight Stay.
Day 15: Alchi to Leh (Enroute Visiting Monasteries)
Post breakfast we check out from the Camp and drive to Leh enroute visiting Basgo is certainly the most impressive of Ladakhi citadels despite its ruined state, Likir gompa situated atop a windy cliff top overlooking the beautiful village of Likir & Phyang Gompa, located just 6 kms before Leh. Upon arrival in Leh you will meet by our representative and check in at our hotel for overnight stay.
Day 16: Leh
Morning free for personal activities and at leisure. Afternoon half day tour of Phyang, Spituk and Shanker Gompa. Overnight at hotel.
Day 17: Leh - Khardongla pass - Leh (85 kms)
Day excursion to Khardongla passes which is the highest motorable pass in the world 5600 mtrs and has been recorded in the Gunnies Book of World Records. At the top enjoy the nature beauty of snow capped mountains. In the late afternoon return back to the hotel. Overnight at hotel.
Day 18: Leh - Sarchu
After Breakfast we leave for leh. On the way we halt for lunch at Lachluang La (5079 m). We arrive at Sarchu in the evening and stay overnight in a tented camp.
Day 19: Sarchu (230km)
After breakfast we leave for Sarchu on the border between Himachal Pradesh and Jammu & Kashmir. Here you can see the nomadic Gaddi people and an army outpost. On our way we stop at Barchala Pass (4891 m). At Barchala, which means "a pass with cross roads," the roads from Ladakh, Zanskar, Lahaul and Spiti intersect. Stay overnight at tents in Sarchu.
Day 20: Keylong (101km)
After breakfast we begin our to keylong. We also visit Dashohar Lake and Beas Kund and drive past the green meadow at Keylong (3348 m). Arrive at keylong overnight stay at hotel.
After breakfast visit Hadimba Devi Temple, Vasishtha Bath & Club House, also visit Solang valley, known as Shooting Point. Evening is at your leisure for shopping etc. Overnight stay at Manali.
Day22:Manali - Kullu - Manali
After breakfast drive for Manali on the way to Manali visit Kullu town famous for the kullu shawls, you can get the best quality of kullu shawls in this town. Reach manali in the evening, check in the hotel, Overnight stay at Manali Hotel.
Day 23: Manali - Shimla (260 Km)
After Breakfast drive to Shimla, upon arrival checks in the hotel, rest of the day at your leisure, we suggest you to walk along the mall road. Overnight at Hotel in Shimla.
Day 24: Shimla - Chandigarh: (117km)
After Breakfast, visit Lakkar Bazar, The ridge, Jakhoo Temple, Kufri and Kamna Devi Temple. Late afternoon drive 110 Km to Chandigarh, upon arrival checks in the Hotel. Overnight at Hotel in Chandigarh.
Day 25: Chandigarh
Start your city tour with Rock garden which is made out of recycled materials. It has man made interlinked waterfalls and many other items that has been made by industrial or urban waste. It was created by Dr Nek Chand. Than visit Museum and art gallery, it is a place that flaunts collection of Miniature paintings, Gandhara period stone sculpture, coins and Decorative arts. After that visit Sukhna Lake that lies in foothills of shivalik range. People visit in the morning to enjoy fresh breeze and peaceful environment. It also serves as a picnic spot and very nice place for water activities. In the evening free time for shopping at sector 17 markets. Return to the hotel, overnight stay at hotel in Chandigarh.
Day 26: Chandigarh - Delhi (238 km)
After Breakfast, Drive to 238 km to Delhi drop at Railway Station/airport for onward/return journey.