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Himachal Scenic Hills and Valleys Tour

Overview

Seven Days – One Week – 3 scenic outposts – this Himachal Scenic Hills and Valleys tour of the Kangra Valley offers a sneak-peek into the best that Kangra Valley has to offer. Begin your tour with a drive from Delhi to Dalhousie, with an overnight stay in Palampur. From Palampur, the drive becomes increasingly scenic with every passing kilometre.

At Dalhousie, we spend two nights, enjoying the scenic vistas of snow-capped mountains, lushly wooded slopes and colonial era architecture. After sightseeing, we proceed to Dharamshala, the gateway to the seat of the Tibetan Government in Exile and His Holiness Dalai Lama. Immerse yourself in the spiritual ambience of Little Lhasa before exploring the other attractions of Dharamshala.

The next and final stop of this Scenic Hills and Valleys Kangra Tour package is Chandigarh, an extremely scenic city in the foothills of the Himalayas. Overall, this tour package introduces and offers a truly intrinsic experience of the Scenic Hills and Valleys of Kangra. Book it today!

Day 01: Delhi - Palampur (320 km / 8 hrs by surface)

Arise and shine for it is the day, we depart for the Scenic Hills and Valleys tour of the Kangra Valley. The tour begins with a pick up from your residence or hotel in Delhi on a pre-assigned vehicle. Begin the drive to Palampur and upon arrival, continue directly to the hotel for check-in and overnight stay.

Overnight in Palampur

Day 02: Palampur – Dalhousie (350 km / 9 hrs by surface)

After breakfast, checkout from the hotel in Palampur and embark on the drive to Dalhousie. On arrival at Dalhousie, continue directly to your hotel for check-in and overnight stay. Relax and enjoy the scenic views.

Overnight in Dalhousie

Day 03: Dalhousie

After breakfast, enjoy a wonderful sightseeing tour of Dalhousie, visiting attractions in and around Dalhousie. The attractions that we visit include Khajjiar (Switzerland of India), Kalatop Wildlife Reserve, Panchpula and the beautiful churches of Dalhousie, namely, St. Andrew's Church and St. Patrick's Church at Balun, St. Francis Church at Subhash Chowk and St. John's Church at Gandhi Chowk. Afterwards, enjoy a shopping extravaganza at the Tibetan Market.

The sightseeing tour of Dalhousie ends with a drop back to the hotel in Dalhousie.

Overnight in Dalhousie

Day 04: Palampur - Dharamshala (175 km / 4 hrs by surface)

After a leisurely breakfast, check out of your hotel and proceed on the drive to Dharamshala, the next destination on this Scenic Hills and Valleys Himachal tour package. This journey takes us much closer to the panoramic Dhauladhar ranges.

Upon reaching Dharamshala, proceed directly to the hotel pre-booked for you and check-in. Relax for a while, unpack and then set out to explore this magnificent hill station of the Kangra Valley.

The refuge of the in-exile His Holiness Dalai Lama and thousands of his followers and other Tibetan refugees, Dharamshala and especially McLeodganj has by-and-large transformed into Little Lhasa. Monasteries, Buddhist Temples and Tibetan Markets dot the landscaped along with the Buddhist monks and followers of His Holiness Dalai Lama.

Overnight in Dharamshala

Day 05: Dharamshala

After breakfast, enjoy a sightseeing tour of Dharamshala. Attractions that we visit as part of the tour include the Kangra Art Museum, Bhagsunath, Chinmaya Tapovan, the Namgyal Monastery, the Norbulingka Institute, St. John’s Church in the Wilderness and Dal Lake. Later, stop by at the Tibetan Markets for some more shopping.

Overnight in Dharamshala

Day 06: Dharamshala - Chandigarh (252 km / 7 hrs by surface)

No activities are set for today morning. Enjoy an early breakfast and enjoy the last few hours of hilly vistas and fresh mountain air. In the afternoon, we begin our descent from the hilly slopes to Chandigarh. En-route, we will be visiting Pinjore Gardens in the Panchkula District of Haryana. On arrival, continue to the hotel for check-in.

Overnight in Chandigarh

Day 07: Chandigarh - Delhi (249 km / 5 hrs by surface)

After breakfast, check out of your hotel in Chandigarh and enjoy a Half-day City Sightseeing Tour of Chandigarh. Attractions that we visit as part of the tour include Sukhna Lake, the lifeline of Chandigarh, Rock Garden, Rose Garden and government buildings etc. The sightseeing tour of Chandigarh ends with a departure for Delhi.

Note: A more timesaving alternative, to driving from and back to Delhi, is taking a flight from Delhi to Gaggal Airport. From here, we can commute to both Palampur and Dharamshala.