13N/14D Himalayan Spiritual Journey

Golden Temple Amritsar

Experience a remarkable journey through India and Nepal on this 14-day tour.

Destinations Covered

Delhi, India: The capital city of India, Delhi, serves as the gateway to this incredible journey. A blend of ancient history and modern vibrancy, it boasts impressive monuments like India Gate, Humayun’s Tomb, and Qutab Minar. Wander through the bustling streets of Old Delhi, where the Jama Masjid and Rajghat pay homage to Mahatma Gandhi.

Dharamshala, India: Nestled in the Himalayas, Dharamshala is a haven for spirituality. The Namgyal Monastery and the residence of the Dalai Lama draw visitors seeking solace and insight. The town’s serene ambiance and stunning surroundings offer a perfect retreat.

Amritsar, India: Known as the spiritual and cultural center of Sikhism, Amritsar boasts the iconic Golden Temple, a masterpiece of architectural beauty and religious significance. The Durgiana Temple and the historical context of the city make it a captivating destination.

Leh, India: Perched high in the Himalayas, Leh is a breathtaking blend of natural beauty and cultural heritage. Shey Palace, Thiksey Monastery, and the enigmatic Pangong Lake offer an immersive experience into Ladakh’s unique charm.

Lumbini, Nepal: As the birthplace of Lord Buddha, Lumbini is a pilgrimage site of great significance. Maya Devi Temple and other ancient ruins stand as a testament to the region’s rich religious history. Lumbini’s tranquil ambiance and spiritual aura create an unforgettable atmosphere.

Kathmandu, Nepal: Nepal’s capital, Kathmandu, is a vibrant city steeped in history and spirituality. Pashupatinath Temple, a UNESCO World Heritage site, is a sacred hub for Hindu devotees. Bouddhanath Stupa and Swayambhunath Stupa offer insights into Buddhism’s deep-rooted presence in the city.

Throughout this journey, you’ll traverse a diverse landscape of historical monuments, sacred sites, and stunning natural vistas, immersing yourself in the cultural and spiritual tapestry of India and Nepal.

Tour Overview

Begin in the bustling city of Delhi, where the blend of ancient monuments and modern skyscrapers creates a unique atmosphere. Immerse yourself in the spiritual essence of Dharamshala, home to the Namgyal Monastery and the residence of the Dalai Lama. Explore the historic Baijnath Temple and Mahakal Temple, delving into their rich heritage. Journey to the sacred city of Amritsar, where the Golden Temple and Durgiana Temple captivate with their intricate designs and spiritual significance.

Traverse the breathtaking landscapes of Leh, visiting Shey Palace, Thiksey Monastery, and the enchanting Pangong Lake. Embark on a scenic flight to Nepal, where Lumbini, the birthplace of Lord Buddha, welcomes you with ancient ruins, temples, and the serene Maya Devi Temple. Delve into Kathmandu’s vibrant culture with visits to Pashupatinath and Bouddhanath, immersing yourself in the spiritual heart of the region. This diverse and spiritually enriching tour offers a profound exploration of history, culture, and devotion across two captivating countries.

Detailed Tour Plan


Today you will arrive in the at Delhi’s International Airport.

Delhi International Airport

Following customs, immigration formalities and baggage collection, a representative will meet you as you exit the arrival terminal building and will escort you to coach Parking where you will be welcomed with floral garlands which is considered auspicious and a mark of respect to our guest here in India. After ceremonial welcome you will be transferred to your hotel (Check-in time is 1200 noon and early check-in would be subject to availability)

India Gate

India’s capital and a major gateway to the country, contemporary Delhi is a bustling metropolis, which successfully combines in its folds – the ancient with the modern. Amidst the fast spiraling skyscrapers the remnants of a bygone time in the form of its many monuments stand as silent reminders to the region’s ancient legacy. The first impressions for any visitor traveling in from the airport are of a specious, garden city, tree-lined with a number of beautiful parks.

Rashtrapati Bhawan

After check in at the hotel, remainder of the day at leisure

Overnight at the hotel


After early breakfast in the hotel, check-out of your rooms, you will be transferred to New Delhi Railway Station to board your train to Chandigarh

Depart: Delhi                        at: 0740 Am                            by: Kalka Shatabadi

Arrive: Chandigarh              at: 1105 Am                           Seat Class: AC Chair Car

Upon arrival at Chandigarh, you will be driven to Dharamshala (250 Kms/05 Hours)

On arrival, check-in at your hotel.

Overnight at the hotel


After breakfast at the hotel, you will today proceed for sightseeing tour of Dharamshala/MCloadganj


You will visit Namgyal Monastery, overlooking the mountain ranges of Dhauladhar, the Namgyal Monastery is situated within the Tsuglagkhang complex. This complex also is the proud home to the residence of Dalai Lama, among various other shrines, temples, bookstores, souvenir shops etc.


The residence of the spiritual leader is out of bounds for tourists but the other parts of the complex are wonderful and must be visited by all tourists.

H.H Dalai Lama Temple

Tsuglagkhang is the place where the Dalai Lama resides. It is one of the most significant places of worship which attracts devotees from all over the world and serves tourists as well. This complex has a monastery, various stupas and temples, a museum, a library, a bookstore and a cafe. Except for Dalai Lama’s residence, every other part of the complex is open for tourists. If lucky, one can even get to meet His Holiness. The complex houses a beautiful statue of Lord Buddha as well as statues of Chenrezig and Guru Rinpoche.

Tibet Museum

The museum inside the complex tends to be a popular choice amongst the tourists and houses many imprints of Tibetan art and culture. These include history documents, pottery, handicrafts, paintings etc. The museum gives tourists an insight into Tibetan culture and at the same time, the various struggles faced by them lately. The structure of the Tibet Museum is influenced by Tibetan architecture which is unique and innovative

McLeodganj Market

After visit, you will walk through streets where you can buy number of Buddhist and Tibetan sovereigns, and collectibles in Mcleodganj. You can shop for Tibetan carpets, Thangka paintings, jewellery, artifacts, handicrafts, books on Tibet and more.

McLeodganj Bhagsu Temple

You will later visit Bhagsunath temple, surrounded by beautiful pools and lush greenery, this temple is located at a height of 1770m above sea level and attracts a huge number of devotees and tourists throughout the year. The hot spring pools around this temple are believed to be sacred and contain miraculous powers of healing. The temple was built by King Bhagsu and is dedicated to Lord Shiva. Also make a short trek to Bhagsu waterfall, which is also a picturisque point for all toursits.

McLeodganj Bhagsu Falls

After visit, return back to your coach and drive back to your hotel.

Overnight at the hotel


After breakfast at the hotel, you will today proceed to famous Baijnath Temple and Mahakal temple. (45 Kms/01 Hour)

baijnath temple himachal pradesh

The Baijnath temple has been continuously under worship ever since its construction in 1204 A.D. by two local merchants named Ahuka and Manyuka. The two long inscriptions in the porch of the temple indicate that a temple of Siva existed on the spot even before the present one was constructed. The present temple is a beautiful example of the early medieval north Indian temple architecture known as Nagara style of temples. The Svayambhu form of Sivalinga is enshrined in the sanctum of the temple that has five projections on each side and is surmounted with a tall curvili near Shikhara. The entrance to sanctum is through a vestibule that has a large square Mandapa in front with two massive balconies one each in north and south.

baijnath temple himachal pradesh

There is a small porch in front of the mandapa hall that rests on four pillars in the front preceded by an idol of Nandi, the bull, in a small pillared shrine. The whole temple is enclosed by a high wall with entrances in the south and north. The outer walls of the temple have several niches with images of gods and goddesses. Numerous images are also fixed or carved in the walls. The outer doorway in the porch as also the inner doorway leading to the sanctum of the temple are also studded with a large number of images of great beauty and iconographic importance. Some of them are very rare to be found elsewhere.

Mahakala temple himachal

Besides this temple there are other ancient shrines in and around the place such as Mahakala temple complex that has recently been renovated, the Sidhanath temple, Mukutanath temple etc. Besides the serene surroundings and salubrious climate of middle range hills of Baijnath, tourists interested in adventure can also enjoy paragliding at nearby (about 10 km) Bir and go for trekking in the region.

Also visit Bajreshwari Devi Temple is a popular Hindu pilgrimage site in Kangra. It is said to be constructed by Goddess Bajreshwari itself at a place where once the famous Ashwamedh or horse-sacrifice took place. It is said that the temple was not known as Bajreshwari Devi Temple when for the first time it was built. According to the history of this region, the temple was attacked by Mohammad Ghazni, the notorious invader and ruined in 1009. Later, the temple was reconstructed and reopened to the public in 1920. The temple of Bajreshwari Devi is one of the few remaining temples from glorious past of Kangra

After visits, return back to hotel.

Remainder of the day at leisure

Overnight at the hotel

DAY 05          PALAMPUR – AMRITSAR               BY SURFACE

After breakfast at the hotel, you will be driven to Amritsar (245 Kms/06 hours)

The name Amritsar means ‘holy pool of nectar’ and the city was named for the pool around the famous Golden Temple: Amritsar is the spiritual and cultural centre of the Sikh religion. It is not surprising then that the main attractions of Amritsar are the temples, and that visitors come primarily to experience the spiritual potency of the city. The Golden Temple is considered one of the most beautiful places of worship in the world, and it is one of India’s top tourist attractions. Other wonderful temples in Amritsar popular with tourists include Harmandir Sahib (best visited at sunrise) and the Durgiana Temple. The political seat of the Sikhs, Akal Takht, is also a lovely and moving place to visit.

Upon arrival, check-in at your hotel.

Golden Temple Amritsar

Afternoon visit Golden Temple – Considered one of the most beautiful temples in the world – and the veritable heart of the Sikh religion – it’s no wonder that tourists come from all over the globe to see the Golden Temple of Amritsar. Situated in the middle of a sacred lake fed by an underground spring, the golden structure is a unique blend of Hindu and Muslim architectural styles. Within the temple is the Adi Grantha, the sacred scripture of the Sikhs, displayed on a jewel-studded platform.

Ashram of Maharishi Balmiki

Also visit Shri Durgiana Tirth, Amritsar. Durgiana Mandir, an important religious pilgrimage of The Hindus is in the Northern India. It is situated in Holy Amritsar City of Punjab. This city of Amritsar is pious, as it was visited by Lord Rama, at the time of Ashavmegh Yagh. Luv & Kush spent their childhood alongwith their mother Mata Sita at the Ashram of Maharishi Balmiki. The foundation stone of the temple was laid down by Pandit Madan Mohan Malviya in 1924 on Ganga Dashmi day .

Overnight at the hotel

DAY 06          AMRITSAR – DELHI – LEH               BY FLIGHTS

After early breakfast at the hotel, you will be transferred to Amritsar Railway Station to board your flight to Leh via Delhi :-

Depart : Amritsar                  at: 0645 AM                      by: Flight 6E 525 (IndiGO)

Arrive : Delhi                           at: 0745 AM

Depart : Delhi                        at: 0925 AM                         by: Flight G8 221 (Go Air)

Arrive : Leh                            at: 1050 AM

Upon arrival, a represenattive will meet you and you will be transferred to your hotel for check-in. Spend the day in the hotel for rest and acclimatization.

shanti stupa leh ladakh

Visit Shanti Stupa and Leh market in the evening.


Overnight at the hotel

DAY 07          LEH

After breakfast, you will proceed for full day visit to Shey Palace,Thiksey Monastery, Stok Palace, Gurudwara, Magnetic Hill & Sangam (104 Kms/5-6 Hrs)

Shey Monastery

The Shey Monastery or Gompa and the Shey Palace complex are structures located on a hillock in Shey, 15 kilometres  to the south of Leh in Ladakh. Shey was the summer capital of Ladakh in the past. The palace, mostly in ruins now, was built first in 1655, near Shey village, by the king of Ladakh, Deldan Namgyal, also known as Lhachen Palgyigon. It was used as a summer retreat by the kings of Ladakh.

Thiksey Monastery

Thiksay monastery is a gompa of Tibetan Buddhism religion. It is located on the top of the hill. It is very famous for its similarity with Potala Palace of Lhasa. This monastery is famous for pilgrim activities, architectural elements, sightseeing and exploration. Also visit Stok Palace, Gurudwara, Magnetic Hill and Sangam, return to your hotel after the tour.

Overnight at the hotel

DAY 08          LEH

After breakfast, leave for Pangong Lake (14,500 ft), through Changla Pass 17,350 ft. Arrive Pangong, it is the highest salt water Lake in the World, shared by two countries India & China.

pangong lake ladakh

Enjoy the beauty of the lake on the Banks of Pangong while appreciating the changing Colors and fascinating high altitude of the Lake. Evening return back to Leh.

Overnight at hotel.

DAY 09          LEH

khardong-laAfter breakfast, drive towards the Nubra Valley highway and enjoy a full day excursion to Khardongla pass, the highest motorable pass in the world. The Khardhongla  Pass offers its visitors with the view snow capped mountains.

Late in the afternoon return to the hotel, at Leh.

Overnight at hotel

DAY 10          LEH – DELHI             BY FLIGHT

After breakfast, you will be transferred to Delhi airport for your flight to Kathmandu

Depart : Leh                           at: 1120 AM                           by: Flight G8 220 (GO Air)

Arrive : Delhi                         at: 1300 PM

Upon arrival at Delhi, you will be transferred to your hotel.

Remainder of the day at leisure or You can visit Akshardham Temple Complex

akshardham mandir delhi

 Overnight at the hotel


After breakfast, you will be transferred to Delhi airport for your flight to Gorakhpur

Depart : Delhi          at: 0945 AM       by: Flight AI 9809 (Air India)

Arrive : Gorakhpur          at: 1145 PM

Upon arrival, you will be met and will be driven to Sunali border (Indo-Nepal Border) – 135 Kms/4-5 hours, complete the Nepal visa formalities upon arrival at border (max 30-45 Minutes) and later continue your drive to Lumbini (Nepal).

Upon arrival, check-in at your hotel

Remainder of the day at leisure.

Overnight at the hotel

DAY 12          LUMBINI      

After breakfast, you will visit various religious sites in Lumbini.

Lumbini is one of the ten world sites for religious pilgrimage and sole source of worlds one of the major religions–Buddhism and the source of world peace and prosperity, and no doubt one of the places to be visited in your lifetime. Lumbini, the birth place of Lord Buddha, is one of the most popular destinations for the worlds over one million Buddhists.

Some 2,600 years ago, approximately in 566 BC, Siddhartha Gautam was born in Lumbini while his mother Maya Devi was on her way to her maternal home for the delivery, the holy book also says that Maya Devi feeling the onset of labor pains, she grabbed the branches of a shade tree and gave birth to Lord Buddha then, Immediately after birth, the Buddha is said to have announced that it was his final rebirth and took seven steps, under each of which a lotus flower bloomed, Siddhartha Gautam, was prince of Shakya King, who said to have ruled in central Terai from their capital at Titaurakot, later on had attained the enlightenment, at which time he became Buddha, (released from the cycle of birth and death), the sole source of the world peace and prosperity.

Maya devi temple lumbini

The Lumbini arguably has been world most important historical site and therefore why UNESCO even listed Lumbini under the lists of world’s heritage sites in 1997, and equally, it has been also the source of the one of the world’s great religions and the centre of country’s most significant archeological discovery, dating back from the third century BC. BBC travel team lists Lumbini, as one of the worlds 10 sites of religious pilgrimage. An estimation puts that nearly 100,000 travelers make it to Lumbini every years, this shows that how important and popular in the universe.

ashoka pillar lumbini

There are a number of ancient ruins of Buddhist monasteries, a sacred Bo tree, and a sacred bathing pool, called Puskharni pool, where Maya Devi had taken a bath before giving birth to Gautam Buddha, Maya Devi temple, scared garden spread over 8 Sq km, Ashoka pillar to name a few the Lumbini is situated in the foothills of the Himalayas of Nepal, which houses a large garden with a grove of Pipal trees, and the area is full of a number of religious and cultural sites, Buddhist temples and shrines from various nations are scattered around the holy site itself. But, the most important temple is the Maya Devi Temple, which enshrines the traditional site of the Buddhas birth.

Overnight at the hotel

DAY 13          LUMBINI      

After breakfast, day at leisure to explore other places of interest on your own.

Overnight at the hotel

DAY 14        LUMBINI – KATHMANDU           BY FLIGHT                       

After breakfast at the hotel, you will be transfer to Bhairwa Airport (near Lumbini) for your flight to Kathmandu

Depart : Bhairwa                   at: 0955 AM                   by: Flight 852 (Budhha Air)

Arrive : Kathmandu              at: 1030 AM

Upon arrival at Kathmandu airport, you will proceed for half day visit to Kathmandu city.

Pashupatinath Temple Kathmandu

This morning you will be taken for a visit of the Hindu culture in Nepal, Pashupatinath.  This is the place where holy saddhus pray. The Pashupatinath Temple is a famous, sacred Hindu temple dedicated to Pashupatinath and is located on the banks of the Bagmati River 5 kilometres north-east of Kathmandu Valley in the eastern city of Kathmandu the capital of Nepal. This temple is considered one of the sacred temples of Hindu faith .The temple serves as the seat of the national deity, Lord Pashupatinath. This temple complex is on UNESCO World Heritage Sites’s list Since 1979.

Swayambhunath Stupa Kathmandu

We then continue to the holiest shrine for the Buddhist culture in Nepal, Bouddhanath, with its large stupa, this is the place where all devout Buddhists come for a pilgrimage. You will then go to Swayambhunath the golden spire of the 5th-century Swayambhu stupa is adorned with a colorful fluttering of prayer flags; it crowns a hill overlooking the Kathmandu Valley and offers fantastic views over the city of Kathmandu. Swayambhunath is one of the most recognizable symbols in Nepal and the painted eyes of Buddha watch all who ascend the worn stone steps.

In time, you will be transferred to Kathmandu airport for your onward flight (Flight can be booked ex Kathmandu airport or Delhi airport)

End of Tour

FAQs about this Tour

Q: What is the starting point of the tour?
A: The tour begins in Delhi, the capital city of India.

Q: What are the major attractions in Delhi?
A: In Delhi, you’ll visit iconic landmarks such as India Gate, Humayun’s Tomb, Qutab Minar, Jama Masjid, and Rajghat.

Q: What is the significance of Dharamshala?
A: Dharamshala is known for its spiritual ambiance and is home to the Namgyal Monastery and the residence of the Dalai Lama.

Q: What can I expect to see in Amritsar?
A: Amritsar is renowned for the Golden Temple, a symbol of Sikhism, along with the Durgiana Temple and historical sites.

Q: What is unique about Leh?
A: Leh offers stunning natural beauty, including Shey Palace, Thiksey Monastery, and the mesmerizing Pangong Lake.

Q: What is the significance of Lumbini?
A: Lumbini is the birthplace of Lord Buddha and features the Maya Devi Temple and other ancient ruins of religious importance.

Q: What attractions are there in Kathmandu?
A: Kathmandu boasts the Pashupatinath Temple, a sacred Hindu site, as well as the Bouddhanath Stupa and Swayambhunath Stupa.

Q: How will I travel between destinations on the tour?
A: The tour involves a combination of flights and surface transfers to ensure seamless travel between cities.

Q: Are there opportunities for cultural experiences?
A: Yes, the tour includes visits to monasteries, temples, and historical sites, providing rich insights into the local culture and traditions.

Q: Is the tour suitable for spiritual seekers and history enthusiasts?
A: Absolutely, the tour covers a wide range of spiritual and historical sites, making it ideal for those interested in exploring religious heritage and ancient civilizations.

5N/6D Leh Ladakh Tours from Delhi

Sankar Gompa leh ladakh

Embark on a captivating journey to Ladakh, where every moment is a canvas painted with awe-inspiring landscapes and cultural marvels.

Tour Overview

 Begin by arriving in Leh, where you’ll be seamlessly transferred to your hotel for a day of acclimatization. Explore the Sham Valley, unveiling the regal Shey Palace, the spiritual Thiksey Monastery, and the historic Stok Palace Museum. Traverse the legendary Khardung-la pass to reach the enchanting Nubra Valley, where the mesmerizing Hundar sand dunes and the option of a camel safari await.

Discover the ethereal beauty of Pangong Lake, a shimmering jewel cradled by rugged mountains. Delve into Ladakh’s spiritual heart with visits to the majestic Hemis Monastery and the picturesque Thiksey Monastery. Conclude your journey with memories to treasure as you depart from Leh, with our seamless airport transfer services ensuring a smooth onward journey.

Destinations Covered

Leh: Leh, the heart of Ladakh, welcomes you with its serene landscapes and tranquil atmosphere. Take a day to acclimate to the high altitude while enjoying the comfort of your hotel, preparing for the adventures ahead.

Sham Valley: Explore the Sham Valley, where cultural wonders await. Shey Palace’s grandeur, Thiksey Monastery’s spiritual aura, and Stok Palace Museum’s historical treasures offer a glimpse into Ladakh’s rich heritage.

Khardung-la Pass and Nubra Valley: Venture across the legendary Khardung-la Pass, an adrenaline-filled journey that leads you to the mesmerizing Nubra Valley. Embrace the magic of Hundar’s sand dunes and consider an optional camel safari, immersing yourself in the valley’s unique charm.

Pangong Lake: A visual masterpiece, Pangong Lake’s crystal-clear waters reflect the surrounding rugged terrain, creating an ethereal ambiance. Spend a day absorbing the lake’s changing hues and basking in the tranquility of the landscape.

Hemis Monastery and Thiksey Monastery: Experience Ladakh’s spiritual essence with visits to two significant monasteries. Hemis Monastery, the largest in Ladakh, radiates a sense of serenity, while Thiksey Monastery’s picturesque location atop a hill offers panoramic views and cultural insights.

Detailed Tour Plan



Arrival Leh in the morning and transfer to the hotel. Take complete rest for the day for acclimatization to the high altitude of Leh (11,500 ft / 3500 mtrs). Overnight in hotel.

After leisurely breakfast visit Shey Palace, Thiksey Monastery & Stok Palace Museum.

Leh Palace leh ladakh



Post lunch drive to visit Hall of Fame, Kali Mata (Temple of Guardians in Spituk monastery), Gurudwara Pathar Sahib, Magnetic Point and Sangam (confluence of Indus & Zanskar rivers).

Gurudwara Pathar Sahib

magnetic point leh

Overnight in hotel.

After breakfast leave for Nubra Valley, driving across Khardong-la (alt: 18,380 ft). After descending from the pass, drive on for sightseeing of Sumoor area.

diskit monastery

Later check into a fixed camp in the same area or drive across to Diskit for overnight stay in a camp.

In the morning visit / explore Deskit, Hundar and the Sand Dunes where you can enjoy a short camel safari using the double-humped Bactrian camel found here (optional on direct payment).


Later drive to Pangong Lake via Shyok Village crossing Durbuk and Tangste finally reaching The beautiful Pangong lake.

pangong lake ladakh

After full day of sightseeing around the Lake check-in at fixed tented camp near the lake at Spangmik or drive back for 30 kms to Tangtse and check into Hotel / Guest House for dinner and overnight stay.

After breakfast, leave Pangong / Tangtse and retrace the Leh route across Chang-la. Upon reaching Karu, drive across the Indus and visit the famous Hemis Monastery, biggest monastery of Ladakh.


Later drive on to Leh, enroute visiting the picturesque Thiksey monastery.


Overnight in hotel.

Early morning transfer to the airport for taking the flight for onward journey.

End of Tour.

FAQs about the Tour

Q1: What is the altitude of Leh, and why is acclimatization necessary?
A: Leh is situated at an altitude of 11,500 feet (3500 meters). Acclimatization is necessary to help your body adjust gradually to the high altitude, reducing the risk of altitude sickness.

Q2: How do I reach Sham Valley from Leh, and what attractions will I see?
A: You can reach Sham Valley via a scenic drive. Attractions include Shey Palace, Thiksey Monastery, and Stok Palace Museum, offering insights into Ladakh’s history, culture, and art.

Q3: What is Khardung-la Pass, and how do I reach Nubra Valley from there?
A: Khardung-la Pass is one of the world’s highest motorable passes. You’ll drive across this pass to reach the enchanting Nubra Valley, where the mesmerizing Hundar sand dunes and unique landscapes await.

Q4: Can you tell me more about the camel safari in Hundar?
A: In Hundar, you have the option of enjoying a short camel safari on the unique double-humped Bactrian camels. This experience allows you to explore the stunning sand dunes and adds a touch of adventure to your journey.

Q5: Describe the beauty of Pangong Lake and the experience of visiting it.
A: Pangong Lake is a breathtaking sight with its azure waters nestled among rugged mountains. Spending time by the lake allows you to witness the changing colors of the water and immerse yourself in the serene surroundings.

Q6: What are Hemis Monastery and Thiksey Monastery known for?
A: Hemis Monastery is the largest monastery in Ladakh, known for its spiritual ambiance and cultural significance. Thiksey Monastery, perched atop a hill, offers panoramic views and intricate architecture.

Q7: How can I make the most of my time in Leh?
A: To make the most of your time in Leh, explore its historic landmarks, interact with the local culture, and take in the serene beauty of the surrounding landscapes.

Q8: Is the tour suitable for all age groups?
A: Yes, the tour is designed to cater to various age groups. It offers a mix of cultural experiences, scenic drives, and optional activities, ensuring that everyone can enjoy the journey.

Q9: What is the best time of year to take this tour?
A: The best time to take this tour is during the summer months, from May to September, when the weather is pleasant and the roads are accessible.

Q10: How is the departure from Leh managed?
A: On the departure day, you’ll be provided with an early morning transfer to the airport for your onward flight, ensuring a smooth and hassle-free departure process.

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4N/5D Hola Mohalla Sikh Festival Tour

Hola Mohalla Sikh Festival

Discover the vibrant tapestry of India on this enriching journey.

Tour Overview

Begin your adventure in Delhi, immersing yourself in the capital’s cultural treasures. Next, experience the exhilarating Hola Mohalla festival in Anandpur Sahib, where you’ll witness awe-inspiring mock martial arts battles, archery displays, and captivating festivities. Retreat to the tranquil Kikar Lodge at Kangar Village, your base to unwind amidst nature’s beauty. Marvel at sculptures crafted from urban waste at Chandigarh’s Rock Garden and soak in the serenity of Sukhna Lake.

For those seeking an extended exploration, consider the Golden Triangle Tour, a captivating odyssey through Delhi’s historic marvels, the iconic Taj Mahal in Agra, and the regal elegance of Jaipur. Traverse through the storied Amber Fort and visit the City Palace and Jantar Mantar observatory. Journey to the semi-desert Shekhawati region, where painted havelis chronicle the legacy of prosperous merchants. Whether you choose the extended Golden Triangle tour or the core itinerary, this expedition offers a kaleidoscope of experiences, from cultural festivals to historical marvels, leaving you with cherished memories of India’s diverse wonders.

Destinations Covered

Delhi: India’s vibrant capital, Delhi, welcomes you with a fusion of history and modernity. Explore its iconic landmarks, from the impressive Red Fort to the serene Raj Ghat, a memorial to Mahatma Gandhi. Wander through the bustling streets of Old Delhi, immerse yourself in the cultural diversity, and savor the flavors of classic Indian cuisine.

Anandpur Sahib: Experience the exhilarating Hola Mohalla festival in Anandpur Sahib, a holy city of great significance for the Sikh community. Witness the captivating Gatka mock martial arts battles, archery displays, and other colorful festivities that celebrate Sikh traditions and culture.

Kangar Village: Find tranquility at the Kikar Lodge in Kangar Village, your base to unwind amidst nature’s beauty. Immerse yourself in the surrounding natural trails, engage in sports like volleyball and badminton, and enjoy leisurely buffalo cart or tractor rides.

Chandigarh: Explore the unique Rock Garden, where industrial and urban waste is transformed into captivating sculptures. Discover the picturesque Sukhna Lake, a popular spot for water sports and relaxation, offering a serene escape in the midst of the city.

Agra: Be awestruck by the majestic Taj Mahal, a timeless testament to love and architectural brilliance. Explore the historic Agra Fort, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, showcasing Mughal grandeur and craftsmanship.

Jaipur: Experience the royal heritage of the Pink City, Jaipur, as you explore the 16th-century Amber Fort, perched atop a hill and accessible by an exotic elephant ride. Discover the regal City Palace and the ancient Jantar Mantar observatory, a testament to India’s rich astronomical history.

Shekhawati Region: Immerse yourself in the semi-desert Shekhawati region, where exquisite painted havelis bear witness to the opulent legacy of wealthy merchants. Embark on a village walk and soak in the rustic charm of rural India.

Each destination on this tour offers a unique perspective, from cultural celebrations and historical marvels to tranquil retreats and interactions with local communities. It’s a journey that spans the diverse tapestry of India, leaving you with a profound appreciation for its rich heritage and dynamic landscapes.

Detailed Tour Plan

Day 1: Delhi

Welcome to India! Arrive into New Delhi and be transferred to our hotel. The remainder of the day can be spent at leisure exploring India’s capital. Overnight – Delhi

Days 2 – 3: Holla Mohalla at Anandpur Sahib

Delhi – Kangar Village. After breakfast on day 2 we climb aboard the Shatabdi Express train north to Chandigarh, passing through the picturesque state of Haryana which is blessed with lush green scenery and beautiful lakes and rivers. Upon arrival in Chandigarh we are driven to the tranquil Kikar Lodge in Kangar Village.

Kikar Lodge

This is our base for the next 3 nights, while we attend the prestigious Hola Mohalla festival in the nearby holy city of Anandpur Sahib. Hola Mohalla is an annual 3 day festival which occurs during the first lunar month of Chet.

Hola Mohalla Sikh Festival

We spend the remains of day 2 and day 3 at the Holla Mohalla Festival, where we’ll witness all the colorful festivities which include dramatic mock martial arts battles (known as Gatka), impressive displays of weaponry, archery and wrestling.

Hola Mohalla Sikh FestivalThere’s also music, poetry and prayers, singing and chanting, while food is served to pilgrims from all castes and creeds by women from the neighboring villages, who set up langars (community kitchens). This is impressive and humbling to watch as regardless of caste, all Sikh’s sit together.

Hola Mohalla Sikh Festival

There are also exciting horse riding displays from the Nahib Sikh Army where the riders gallop bareback, performing tricks like riding astride two horses. One of the main attractions at the festival are the Nehangs – a prestigious armed Sikh order who wear a striking blend of blue and orange, with twisted moustaches and staggeringly giant embellished turbans. Any keen photographers will have a whale of a time here with all the amazing sights and vibrant colors on show. Overnight – Kangar Village

Day 4: Kikar

Today is yours to spend at leisure. Anyone who wants to return to the Hola Mohalla Festival can do so, or there are plenty of other forms of entertainment. The lodge is surrounded by nature trails for any keen walkers and wildlife is here in abundance. Sporting activities include volleyball and badminton and there’s the opportunity to take a leisurely buffalo cart or tractor ride. Overnight – Kangar Village

Day 5: Delhi

Kangar – Chandigarh – Delhi. Today we travel back to Chandigarh and explore its wonderful Rock Garden. This unique attraction displays numerous sculptures made entirely from industrial and urban waste.

rock-garden-chandigarhLook out for sculptures made out of mudguards and marbles, broken bangles and brake pads or even handle bars and hubcaps! Next we head over to Sukhna Lake. This picturesque manmade lake is 3 km in length and is very popular with water sports fans and is a great place to relax and unwind. Early this evening we travel by train back down to Delhi.

Once back in Delhi we are transferred back to the airport for onward journeys. Tour end.

OPTION – Add on 6 days Golden Triangle tour of Delhi Agra Jaipur!

If you are coming to India for the first time, have a few more days available then you may consider adding a Golden Triangle Tour of Delhi, Agra and Jaipur to the above tour plan for a rich experience. This is the best option because the 3 cities have unique past, forts, palaces and museums which offer a unique insight into the past.

Day 6: Old Delhi

This morning We’ll enjoy a full day sightseeing tour of Delhi, taking in the impressive Red Fort, Jama Masjid – India’s oldest and largest mosque, Raj Ghat – the site of Gandhi’s cremation and more.

Red FortJama Masjid DelhiMahatma Gandhi's Memorial DelhiTonight, we enjoy Dinner at a restaurant specializing in classic Indian cuisine. Overnight – Delhi

Day 7: Taj Mahal

Delhi – Agra. Departing Delhi, we journey to Agra, once India’s Mughal capital. Here, we will visit the legendary Taj Mahal.


Built entirely of white marble, the Taj Mahal has no peers. Continuing, we visit Agra fort, which boasts some of India’s finest Mughal buildings behind it’s fortified walls. Overnight – Agra

Day 8: Agra

Agra – Jaipur. En route to Jaipur, we visit the ghostly former Mughal city of Fatehpur Sikri, abandoned due to lack of water.

fatehpur sikri

We enjoy lunch at Udai Vilas Palace in Bharatpur, before taking a walk through the nearby rural village Peharsar. Overnight – Jaipur

Day 9: Jaipur

amber fort jaipurAfter breakfast we travel to the 16th century Amber Fort.

Elephant ride to the fort

An exotic elephant ride transports us to the lofty fort, where we’ll enjoy a tour of this Rajput extravaganza.

City Palace jaipur Jantar Mantar jaipurLater in the afternoon we tour the City Palace, which boasts an interesting museum of regal attire and Jantar Mantar, an ancient astronomical observatory. Overnight – Jaipur

Day 10: Village life, rural India

Jaipur – Surajgarh/ Shekhawati region. Today, we drive to the semi-desert Shekhawati region.


The small towns in this region became important trading posts, a lasting legacy of which are the beautiful painted havelis (mansions) constructed by wealthy merchants in the 18th and 19th centuries. Afternoon village walk and time to relax. Overnight – Surajgarh

Day 11: Surajgarh to Delhi

Shekhawati region – Delhi. Returning to Delhi, the latter part of the afternoon is free for you to relax or independently explore more of Delhi. Overnight – Delhi

Day 12: Delhi

Saturday. Hotel check out and included onward departure transfer to airport.

End of Tour

FAQs about the Tour

Q: How do I reach Delhi, the starting point of the tour?
A: You can reach Delhi by air, as it’s a major international and domestic gateway. The tour typically begins with your arrival at New Delhi airport, where you’ll be greeted and transferred to the hotel.

Q: What is the Hola Mohalla festival in Anandpur Sahib?
A: Hola Mohalla is an annual Sikh festival celebrated with vibrant mock martial arts battles, archery displays, music, prayers, and communal dining. It offers a unique insight into Sikh traditions and culture.

Q: Can I attend the Hola Mohalla festival if I join the extended Golden Triangle tour?
A: The Hola Mohalla festival is part of the core tour plan and is not included in the extended Golden Triangle tour. However, you can customize your itinerary to include the festival if desired.

Q: What activities are available at Kikar Lodge in Kangar Village?
A: Kikar Lodge offers a variety of activities, including nature trails, wildlife spotting, volleyball, badminton, and even leisurely buffalo cart or tractor rides for a touch of rural charm.

Q: What is the significance of the Rock Garden in Chandigarh?
A: The Rock Garden is a unique attraction where sculptures are created from industrial and urban waste. It showcases creativity, recycling, and artistic expression in an eco-friendly manner.

Q: What is the best time to witness the Taj Mahal in Agra?
A: The Taj Mahal is especially breathtaking during sunrise or sunset when the play of light accentuates its beauty. Early mornings are often less crowded and offer a serene ambiance.

Q: Can I extend the tour with the Golden Triangle option?
A: Yes, you can choose to extend the tour with the 6-day Golden Triangle option, which covers Delhi, Agra, and Jaipur. It’s a great opportunity to explore additional historical and cultural gems.

Q: What is the Amber Fort in Jaipur?
A: The Amber Fort is a majestic hilltop fortress with a rich history. You can reach the fort through an exotic elephant ride and explore its intricate architecture, courtyards, and palaces.

Q: How do I experience village life in the Shekhawati region?
A: The tour provides an opportunity to walk through rural villages and engage with local communities. This gives you an authentic glimpse into village life and traditions.

Q: How do I return to Delhi at the end of the tour?
A: The tour concludes with your return to Delhi by train. You’ll be transferred to the airport for your onward journey, concluding your enriching exploration of India.

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13 Days Festivals of Ladakh with Nubra Valley Tour

hemis festival ladakh

Tour Overview

Embark on a captivating journey through the heart of the Himalayas with this comprehensive tour. Beginning in Delhi, you’ll be greeted with warmth and transferred to your hotel for a comfortable stay. The adventure truly begins as you soar over the majestic Himalayan peaks to reach Leh, a high-altitude gem. Spend your initial days acclimatizing and exploring renowned monasteries like Shey, Thiksey, and Shankar. Immerse yourself in the rich cultural tapestry of the region and witness the vibrant Hemis Festival, a celebration of tradition and spirituality.

Venture to the serene Alchi monastery, where ancient frescoes tell tales of history. Continue your exploration with a captivating excursion to the striking Lamayuru monastery, traversing the dramatic landscapes that Ladakh offers. As you journey through the picturesque Likir, marvel at the local way of life in Leh’s bustling bazaar. The path leads you to Nubra Valley, a Buddhist haven beyond the towering Khardung La pass, offering a glimpse into a tranquil world surrounded by the Karakoram range.

Discover the treasures of Samstanling monastery and the soothing Panamik Hot Springs during a delightful day excursion. Return to Leh, visiting the captivating Diskit monastery en route. Explore the heritage of Stok Palace, Phyang, and Spituk monasteries, embracing the spiritual essence of the region. Conclude your journey with a visit to Delhi, where a combined city tour reveals the fascinating blend of Old and New Delhi’s vibrant cultures. As you bid farewell to this unforgettable expedition, carry cherished memories back home.

Hemis Festival Dates: 16-17 Jun, 2024

Duration:  13 Days / 12 Nights

Places:  Delhi > Leh > Alchi > Lamayuru > Alchi > Likir > Leh > Nubra > Tiger > Leh > Delhi

13 Days Festivals of Ladakh with Nubra Valley Tour

Destinations Covered

Delhi: The tour starts in the bustling capital city of India, Delhi. Explore the contrast of Old and New Delhi as you visit historical sites like India Gate, Red Fort, and Jama Masjid, and experience the vibrant markets and bustling streets.

Leh: Your journey takes you to the enchanting high-altitude town of Leh. Acclimatize to the altitude while discovering the ancient monasteries of Shey, Thiksey, and Shankar. Experience the spiritual and cultural essence of the region.

Hemis Festival: Immerse yourself in the vivid celebrations of the Hemis Festival, a unique and vibrant showcase of Ladakhi culture, featuring colorful costumes, traditional dances, and elaborate rituals.

Alchi: A tranquil village known for its ancient Alchi Monastery, famous for its stunning wall paintings and sculptures. Visit nearby Rizong Monastery and witness the serenity of the surroundings.

Lamayuru: Embark on a scenic excursion to Lamayuru Monastery, nestled amidst the dramatic landscapes of Ladakh. Explore this ancient and picturesque site, known for its spiritual significance.

Likir: A visit to Likir Monastery offers insights into the spiritual heritage of Ladakh. Observe the daily rituals of the monks and enjoy panoramic views of the surrounding landscapes.

Nubra Valley: Cross the towering Khardung La pass to reach the enchanting Nubra Valley. Discover the serene landscapes, visit Samstanling Monastery, and rejuvenate at the Panamik Hot Springs.

Stok Palace: Explore the history and culture of Ladakh through a visit to Stok Palace, which houses a museum displaying royal artifacts, costumes, and historical items.

Phyang and Spituk Monasteries: Delve deeper into Ladakh’s spiritual heritage as you visit Phyang and Spituk Monasteries. These ancient monastic complexes offer a glimpse into the region’s rich history and traditions.

This tour provides a comprehensive exploration of Ladakh’s cultural, spiritual, and natural treasures, offering a unique and unforgettable travel experience.

Detailed Tour Plan

Day-1. Arrive Delhi

Delhi International Airport

Meet assistance at airport and transfer to hotel. Overnight hotel

Day-2. Delhi – Leh – 3500 mts


Early morning transfer to domestic airport to check in highly spectacular flight over the Himalaya’s to Leh. Meet at airport and transfer to hotel. Day free for rest & acclimatization. Overnight hotel.

Day-3. In Leh

After breakfast full day sightseeing of famous monasteries Shey, & Thiksey.

Shey Monastery

Thiksey Monastery

Afternoon visit Shankar monastery.

Sankar Gompa leh ladakh

Overnight hotel.

Day-4. In Leh- Hemis Festival/Thak-Thak Festival

Full day at the monastery and witness the fest.

hemis festival ladakh

Overnight hotel.

Day-5. Leh – Alchi 

In the morning depart for Alchi monastery.


Afternoon visit Alchi and Rizong monasteries.

Rizong monastery

Overnight Guest house

Day-6. Alchi – Lamayuru – Alchi

Full day excursion to Lamayuru monastery.


After having good look around we drive back to Alchi. Overnight guest house.

Day-7. Alchi – Likir – Leh

After breakfast we drive to Leh en route visiting Likir monastery.

likir-monasteryLate afternoon stroll through the main bazar to watch local’s activities.

Leh-BazaarOvernight hotel

Day-8. Leh – Tiger ( Nubra Valley ) 

In the morning drive into Nubra valley to Tiger over Khardung la – 18380 ft.

nubra-valley-lehAfternoon at leisure. Overnight in camp.

Nubra: The Buddhist region of Nubra lies north of Leh across the 5600 Mts. Khardung pass, the first of the five passes on the former trade route from Leh to Turkestan. Nubra consists of two long valleys, the Nubra & upper Shyok lying beneath the towering eastern Karakoram range. At the head of the Nubra valley is the 45 miles long Siachen glacier, the longest glacier in the Karakoram. Overnight in camp.

Day-9. In Tiger

samstanling monastery

Day excursion to Samstanling monastery and Panamik Hot Springs is organized along with picnic / hot lunch.

Panamik-village-ladakhReturn to Tiger enroute visit Ansa gompa. Overnight in camp.

Day-10. Tiger – Leh

After leisure breakfast we drive back to Leh enroute visiting Dishkit monastery.

diskit monastery

Overnight hotel.

Day-11. In Leh

Morning visit Stok Palace & in the afternoon visit Phyang & Spituk monasteries.


Overnight hotel

Day-12. Leh – Delhi

Early morning transfer to airport to board early morning flight for Delhi.

Jama Masjid Delhi Red Fort Mahatma Gandhi's Memorial Delhi

humayun's tomb

India GateQutub Minar

In the afternoon we will go for a combined city tour of Old & New Delhi. Overnight hotel

Day-13. Back Home

Transfer to airport in time to connect your flight back home.

End of Tour

FAQs about the Tour

q: What is the starting point of the tour?
a: The tour starts in Delhi, the capital city of India.

q: What is the highlight of the Hemis Festival?
a: The Hemis Festival is a vibrant celebration of Ladakhi culture, featuring colorful costumes, traditional dances, and elaborate rituals.

q: What is the significance of Alchi Monastery?
a: Alchi Monastery is known for its ancient wall paintings and sculptures, offering a glimpse into Ladakh’s rich spiritual heritage.

q: What can I expect during the excursion to Lamayuru?
a: The excursion to Lamayuru Monastery offers stunning views of Ladakh’s landscapes and a visit to an ancient monastery of spiritual importance.

q: What is unique about Nubra Valley?
a: Nubra Valley is accessible via the Khardung La pass, one of the world’s highest motorable roads. It features serene landscapes, Samstanling Monastery, and natural hot springs.

q: How can I experience Ladakh’s monastic heritage?
a: You can explore monasteries like Shey, Thiksey, Shankar, Likir, Phyang, and Spituk to gain insights into Ladakh’s spiritual and cultural heritage.

q: What are the key attractions in Leh?
a: Leh offers attractions like Stok Palace with its museum, Leh Market, and various monasteries such as Shey, Thiksey, and Shankar.

q: What is the final destination of the tour?
a: The tour concludes back in Delhi after exploring Ladakh’s cultural and natural treasures.

q: How does the tour help with acclimatization to high altitudes?
a: The tour starts with a stay in Leh, allowing travelers to acclimatize to the high altitude before exploring other destinations.

q: What is the overall theme of the tour?
a: The tour focuses on exploring Ladakh’s rich cultural heritage, ancient monasteries, serene landscapes, and unique festivals, providing a comprehensive experience of this Himalayan region.

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13 Days Ladakh and Kashmir Tour from Delhi


Tour Overview

Embark on an exhilarating journey through the enchanting landscapes of Northern India with this meticulously designed tour. Begin in the vibrant capital city, New Delhi, where ancient history harmoniously coexists with modernity. Traverse to the picturesque hill town of Manali, driving through the lush valleys and the renowned Rohtang Pass. Acquaint yourself with the charming Manali town, its bustling Mall Road, Hadimba Temple, and the soothing Vashisth Ashram.

Your adventure then takes you on an epic overland drive to Leh, traversing the dramatic terrains of Lahaul, BaraLacha Pass, and Tanglangla Pass, offering captivating vistas of the Himalayas. Arrive in the tranquil haven of Leh, nestled amidst towering peaks, and explore the town’s intriguing monasteries, vibrant markets, and historical landmarks. Journey further to the mesmerizing Pangong Lake, near the Indo-China border, and marvel at its mystical blue-black waters surrounded by pristine landscapes.

Immerse yourself in the spiritual ambiance of Hemis and Thiksey Monasteries before driving through the world’s highest motorable pass, Khardungla, to the enchanting Nubra Valley. Discover the unique charm of Nubra, its deserts, monasteries, and double-humped camels. As your journey concludes, explore the heritage sites of Alchi, Lamayuru, and Kargil, each narrating tales of ancient art, history, and spirituality.

Conclude your epic voyage in the iconic city of Srinagar, indulging in the serenity of Dal Lake, the elegance of Mughal Gardens, and the vibrant local markets, before bidding adieu to this unforgettable adventure.

Duration:  13 Days / 12 Nights

Places:  Delhi > Chandigarh > Manali > Keylong > Darcha > Sarchu > Leh > Pangong > Leh > Khardungla > Nubra > Khardungla > Leh > Alchi > Lamayuru > Kargil > Sonamarg > Srinagar

13 Days Ladakh and Kashmir Tour from Delhi

Destinations Covered

New Delhi: The bustling capital city of India welcomes you with a blend of historical landmarks and modern marvels. From the iconic India Gate and Red Fort to the serene Lotus Temple, New Delhi offers a glimpse into India’s rich heritage and diverse culture.

Manali: Nestled in the lush Kullu Valley, Manali is a popular hill station known for its picturesque landscapes and vibrant atmosphere. Explore the bustling Mall Road, visit the ancient Hadimba Temple, and relax in the rejuvenating hot springs of Vashisth Ashram.

Rohtang Pass: This high-altitude mountain pass offers breathtaking panoramic views of the surrounding valleys and snow-covered peaks. A gateway to Lahaul and Spiti valleys, Rohtang Pass is a must-visit for nature enthusiasts and adventure seekers.

Leh: The enchanting town of Leh is surrounded by majestic mountains and is a hub for Tibetan Buddhist culture. Explore ancient monasteries like Shanti Stupa and Sankar Gompa, visit the royal Leh Palace, and soak in the local markets’ vibrant atmosphere.

Pangong Lake: Located near the Indo-China border, Pangong Lake captivates with its surreal blue waters and stunning backdrop. This serene lake offers a perfect setting for relaxation and reflection amidst the Himalayan beauty.

Nubra Valley: A land of contrasts, Nubra Valley is known for its stark deserts, lush oases, and the unique Bactrian camels. Explore the ancient monasteries of Deskit and Hundar and enjoy a camel safari on the double-humped camels.

Kargil: Infused with historical significance, Kargil marks a turning point in India’s history. Visit the Hall of Fame, Gurudwara Pathar Sahib, and enjoy the dramatic landscapes as you drive through this region.

Srinagar: The charming city of Srinagar is famous for its picturesque Dal Lake and Mughal Gardens. Enjoy a Shikara ride on the lake, explore the vibrant local markets, and witness the architectural splendor of Nishat Bagh and other gardens.

Alchi and Lamayuru: These ancient monastic complexes offer insights into Ladakh’s spiritual heritage and showcase intricate wall frescoes and stunning architecture. Alchi’s Choskor and Lamayuru’s dramatic landscapes are captivating.

Chandigarh: Although briefly mentioned, Chandigarh is known for its urban planning and architecture, representing a perfect blend of modernity and nature.

This comprehensive tour takes you through a diverse range of destinations, each offering a unique perspective on India’s history, culture, and natural beauty. From the bustling cities to the serene landscapes, you’ll experience a captivating journey that leaves you with unforgettable memories.

Detailed Tour Plan

Day 01: Arrive New Delhi 

Delhi International Airport

On arrival meeting assistance & transfer to Hotel. Overnight stay

Day 02:  New Delhi to Chandigarh and Drive to Manali 

In time transfer to New Delhi Railway Station to board Shatabdi Express to Chandigarh.

chandigarh railway station

On arrival meeting assistance at Chandigarh.  After short briefing and introduction with crew / technical support team, proceed to Manali. 325 kms drive will take approx. 8 hours to reach Manali. Check in at the hotel and overnight stay.

Day 02: In Manali 

After a leisurely breakfast, day at leisure to acclimatize or to explore the best of Manali town. One of the most favorite destination for Indian tourist may be crowded with many visitors in summer.

manali market

Explore Mall Road / Hadimba Temple / Vashisth Ashram and hot spring at the temple and post lunch check your gears and essential stuffs for your overland drive to Leh. Dinner and overnight stay at the hotel in Manali.

Day 03: Drive Manali Rohtang Pass – Koksar – Keylong 

Depart Manali early in the morning our first halt is Marhi. A barren landscape offering extensive views of the valley and the mountains. We proceed to Rohtang Pass 3790 M, it is most popular with visitors, being one of the highest road point and gateway to LAHAUL and SPITI valleys.

Rohtang Pass

Pass remains closed during winter due to heavy snow from November end to May end. Visitors can drive upto Marhi below Rohtang with similar high altitude topography, forest of Birch, Fir and Spurce.

keylongOnce we cross the Rohtang Pass border we are in the Barren Himalayas with the landscape completely changing. Khoksar is the first village and gate way to Lahaul Night stay in Keylong.

Overnight stay at the hotel.

Day 04: Drive Keylong – Darcha – Sarchu- Leh 

Get prepared for the most interesting overland high altitude drive up to Leh. May take approx. 10 hours. You will arrive at Darcha (3500 M) it is situated at the junction of Yotche Nullah and the Zanskar chhu which takes off from the Shinkun la. Both these nullahs meet with the main river Bhaga at this place. This is the main point for the trek lovers wish to enter in Zanskar valley or up to Leh.

Baralacha Pass

Drive from this place will take you to BaraLacha Pass (1620 Ft) and further drive to Sarchu which is nearly the mid-point of Manali Leh route. Continue drive to Pang and cross Morai plains and arrive at Tanglangla Pass (5400 M) and enter in Leh Valley.

Your further drive will take you to Upsi by crossing river Indus and follow the highway up to Leh. Check in at your hotel and overnight stay.

Day 05: In Leh:  Visit the town and surrounds 

The morning is at leisure for rest after the long journey. After lunch visit Shanti Stupa, Sankar Gompa, Leh Palace & the markets.

shanti stupa leh ladakh

Sankar Gompa leh ladakh

Leh Palace leh ladakh


Overnight at the hotel.

Day 06: Leh – Pangong Lake (145 kms.) 

Early departure for Pangong Lake (approx. 155 kms, located on the Indo China Border), via Chang-la pass (alt:  17370 ft).

pangong lake ladakh

This famous blue blackish lake is 5 to 6 kms wide and over 144 km long with half of it running to the other side of the Indo-China border. After full day of sightseeing around the Lake check-in at fixed tented camp near the lake at Spangmik or drive back for 30 kms to Tangtse and check into Hotel / Guest House for overnight stay.

Day 07: Pangong – Hemis / Thiksey – Leh 

After breakfast, leave Pangong / Tangtse and retrace the Leh route across Chang-la. Upon reaching Karu, drive across the Indus and visit the famous Hemis Monastery, biggest monastery of Ladakh.


Later drive on to Leh, enroute visiting the picturesque Thiksey monastery. Overnight in hotel.

Day 08: Leh – Khardungla – Nubra  Valley (125 kms.) 

After breakfast leave for Nubra Valley, driving across Khardung-la (alt: 18,380 ft).


After descending from the pass, drive on for sightseeing of Sumoor Village and Samstaling Gompa.


Later check into a fixed camp in the same area or drive across to Deskit / Hundar for overnight in a fixed camp or hotel.

Day 09: Nubra Valley – Khardungla-Leh (125 kms.) 

In the morning visit / explore Deskit , Hundar and the Sand Dunes where you can enjoy a short camel safari using the double-humped Bactrian camel found here (optional on direct payment).

Hundar ladakh

Later drive back to Leh reaching in the late afternoon / evening. Overnight at the hotel.

Day 10: Leh – Alchi – Lamayuru – Kargil 

After leisurely breakfast drive down the Indus Valley on the first leg of your journey to Kargil & Srinagar.

hall of fame leh

On the way, visit Hall of Fame, Gurudwara Pathar Sahib, Magnetic Point, Sangam (confluence of Indus & Zanskar Rivers) and then the 11th century Alchi Choskor, oldest surviving monastic complex famous for its wall frescoes and architecture – a UNESCO listed heritage site.

Gurudwara Pathar Sahib

magnetic point leh

Continue drive towards Kargil, enroute visiting the dramatically located Lamayuru monastery and the adjoining “Moonland” hills.


On the way to Kargil you can view the 9-mtrs, tall rock sculpture of the Maitreya Buddha at Mulbek (7th – 8th century AD).

Maitreya Buddha at Mulbek

Overnight in hotel at Kargil.

Day 11: Kargil – Sonamarg – Srinagar (205kms) 

Early departure for Srinagar driving through Drass (famous as the second coldest inhabited place in the world) and crossing the Zoji-la Pass (11,500-ft. / 3,505 m) to reach hill station of Sonamarg from where it’s smooth driving through the beautiful Kashmir countryside to reach Srinagar.

Zoji-la Pass


Overnight in hotel at hotel / Deluxe house boat in Srinagar.

Day 12: In Srinagar 

After a leisurely breakfast get prepared to have a Shikara ride at Dal Lake to see the beauty of the lake and local shopping around.


Back to the main land and explore world famous Mughal Garden / Nishat Bagh. Explore the down town area of Srinagar city and colorful market may attract you for the local souvenirs.

Nishat-Bagh-Srinagar Mughal-Gardens-Srinagar

Back to the hotel / Deluxe house boat and overnight stay.

house boat srinagar

Day 13: Departure Srinagar 

After breakfast you will get transferred to the airport in time to board flight for onward destination.

End of Tour

FAQs about the Tour

q: What is the highlight of the New Delhi visit?
a: The highlight of the New Delhi visit includes iconic landmarks like India Gate, Red Fort, Lotus Temple, and exploring the rich cultural heritage of the city.

q: How can I reach Manali from New Delhi?
a: You can take a Shatabdi Express train from New Delhi to Chandigarh and then drive to Manali, which takes approximately 8 hours.

q: What can I expect to see and do in Manali?
a: In Manali, you can explore the Mall Road, visit the Hadimba Temple, relax in Vashisth Ashram’s hot springs, and enjoy the vibrant atmosphere of this popular hill station.

q: What is the significance of Rohtang Pass?
a: Rohtang Pass offers stunning panoramic views and serves as a gateway to Lahaul and Spiti valleys, making it a favorite spot for nature enthusiasts and adventure seekers.

q: What attractions can I explore in Leh?
a: Leh offers a blend of Tibetan Buddhist culture and breathtaking landscapes. You can visit monasteries like Shanti Stupa and Sankar Gompa, Leh Palace, and the local markets.

q: What is special about Pangong Lake?
a: Pangong Lake’s mesmerizing blue waters and picturesque surroundings make it a serene and captivating destination for relaxation and reflection.

q: What can I experience in Nubra Valley?
a: In Nubra Valley, you can explore the stark deserts, lush oases, visit ancient monasteries like Deskit and Hundar, and enjoy a unique camel safari on the double-humped Bactrian camels.

q: What historical sites can I explore in Kargil?
a: Kargil is known for its historical significance. You can visit the Hall of Fame, Gurudwara Pathar Sahib, and witness the dramatic landscapes as you drive through this region.

q: What attractions await in Srinagar?
a: Srinagar offers a Shikara ride on Dal Lake, visits to Mughal Gardens like Nishat Bagh, exploration of local markets, and a charming atmosphere.

q: What makes Alchi and Lamayuru special?
a: Alchi and Lamayuru are ancient monastic complexes with intricate wall frescoes and stunning architecture, providing insights into Ladakh’s spiritual heritage. Lamayuru is known for its dramatic landscapes as well.

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12 Days North India Tour

Ranthambore National Park Game Drive

Tour Overview

Embark on a captivating journey through India’s historical and cultural treasures with this meticulously planned itinerary. Begin in Delhi, where the blend of ancient and contemporary marvels awaits exploration. Witness the majestic Red Fort, Jama Masjid, and the serene Raj Ghat, a memorial to Mahatma Gandhi. Traverse the bustling streets of New Delhi, capturing iconic landmarks like India Gate and the President’s House.

Your journey continues to the captivating Pink City, Jaipur, where the opulent Amber Fort, Hawa Mahal, and City Palace beckon. An exciting wildlife adventure awaits at Ranthambore, a renowned tiger reserve, and the Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary offers a birdwatcher’s paradise. Delve into the tranquil beauty of Chambal, enjoying river safaris and temple explorations. As you arrive in Agra, marvel at the immortal Taj Mahal, a testament to love and architectural brilliance. Explore the majestic Agra Fort and delight in a captivating magic show.

Your journey concludes with a return to Delhi, leaving you with cherished memories of India’s diverse landscapes and rich history.

Duration:  12 Days/ 11 Nights

Places:  Delhi > Jaipur > Ranthambhore > Bharatpur > Chambal > Agra > Delhi

12 Days North India Tour from Delhi

Destinations Covered

Delhi: The capital city of India, Delhi, is a vibrant metropolis where history and modernity coexist harmoniously. With its seven historical cities, Delhi boasts an array of attractions. From the magnificent Red Fort, a symbol of Mughal grandeur, to the serene Raj Ghat where Mahatma Gandhi rests, the city encapsulates India’s rich past. The bustling lanes of Old Delhi lead to the Jama Masjid, an architectural marvel, while the India Gate and President’s House stand as dignified symbols of modern governance.

Jaipur: Known as the Pink City, Jaipur is a royal destination with a rich cultural heritage. The majestic Amber Fort, perched atop a hill, narrates tales of Rajput valor. The intricate Hawa Mahal, a palace of winds, showcases Rajput architecture’s finesse. City Palace, with its palatial courtyards and museums, offers insights into the royal era. The observatory Jantar Mantar, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, mesmerizes with its astronomical instruments.

Ranthambore: A wildlife enthusiast’s paradise, Ranthambore National Park is famed for its population of Bengal tigers. The dry deciduous forest, dotted with lakes, is home to various wildlife species, including deer, birds, and crocodiles. The imposing Ranthambore Fort offers panoramic views of the surroundings and a glimpse into history.

Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary: Also known as Keoladeo Ghana National Park, this UNESCO World Heritage Site is a haven for bird lovers. Over 360 bird species, including migratory birds from Siberia, create a symphony of colors. The sanctuary also hosts other wildlife like chital, Nilgai, and reptiles.

Chambal: The Chambal River offers a unique wildlife experience with boat safaris. The Chambal Safari showcases various wildlife, including crocodiles, gharials, and various bird species. The Bateshwar Temples, a complex dedicated to Lord Shiva, display intricate architecture and cultural significance.

Agra: Home to the iconic Taj Mahal, Agra is synonymous with architectural brilliance. The white marble monument of love, Taj Mahal, leaves visitors spellbound. The Agra Fort, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, showcases Mughal architecture’s splendor. Sikandra’s tomb of Emperor Akbar and its tranquil gardens offer historical insights.

This comprehensive itinerary combines historical marvels, natural beauty, and cultural experiences, providing travelers with an immersive exploration of India’s diverse landscapes and heritage.

Detailed Tour Plan

Day 01:  Arrive Delhi 

On arrival in India you will be greeted and escorted by our executive to your hotel. (Rooms will be available from 1200 Hrs)

Delhi International Airport

In its 3000 years of existence; seven cities have risen where the present capital of India stands.  Here you’ll encounter a fascinating blend of the ancient and the contemporary. Where government buildings, medieval palaces and bazaars exist beside a modern metropolis.  Delhi is a city waiting to be explored.

Overnight in the Hotel

Day 02:   Delhi 

After breakfast enjoy the sightseeing of Delhi.

Visit the Red Fort   the 17th century imposing fortress built in red sandstone is surrounded by a huge 33m high boundary wall. Inside are exquisite palaces and beautiful gardens.

Red Fort

Opposite the Red Fort lies Jama Masjid (Friday Mosque) made of red sandstone and white marble, completed in 1656 at a cost of one million Rupees has perfect proportions.

Jama Masjid DelhiJama Masjid is India’s largest mosque where more than 20.000 people can kneel in prayer. The interior of the prayer hall is divided into aisles by arches. The walls and floors are of marble inlay panels.

Mahatma Gandhi's Memorial DelhiAlso visit the Raj Ghat on the banks of the river Yamuna, Mahatma Gandhi’s Memorial, where he was cremated following his assassination in January 1948. The memorial lies in the midst of landscaped gardens and made of a simple square platform of black marble inscribed with his last words “Hey Ram”. An eternal flame burns 24 hours.

India GateIn the afternoon visit New Delhi. You will drive past India Gate   Built of Bharatpur stone, commemorates the 70,000 Indian soldiers who died in the 1st world war. 13516 names of British and Indian soldiers killed in the Afghan War of 1919 are engraved on the arch and foundations. Photo stop at Rashtrapati Bhawan once the Viceroy’s residence is now the official residence of the President of India.

Rashtrapati Bhawan

Visit the Humayun’s Tomb, built by his wife Haji Begum in the 16th. Century. An early example of Mughal architecture considered the predecessor of the Taj Mahal.

humayun's tomb

Later visit the Qutub Minar   the landmark of Delhi, a huge tower of victory started in 1199 and completed in 1368. The minar is 72.5m high with a diameter at the base 14.4m and 2.7m at the top. The tower has 379 steps to the top.

Qutub Minar

Overnight in the Hotel

Day 03:  Delhi / Jaipur (Approx. 258 Kms / 05 Hrs)

After breakfast drive to Jaipur.

Jaipur- the City of Victory was originally Sawai Jaipur, named after its founder Sawai Jai Singh II (1700-1743). The sunset-pink tinge of its walls, buildings, temples and emporia gave it the name Pink City, the name in which it became famous throughout the world.


On arrival in Jaipur, check in at the hotel.

Overnight in the hotel

Day 04:   Jaipur

After breakfast enjoys an excursion trip which takes you to Amber Fort on Jeep / Elephants.

Elephant ride to the fort

This city Fort is situated 130m high with the Aravalli hills all around it in a valley 11 km north of Jaipur. It was the ancient capital of the Kachhawaha Rajputs till 1037.

Hawa Mahal jaipur

En route, make a photo stop at the Palace of Winds (Hawa Mahal). It is a 5 storied building from the 18th century having 953 windows and niches made so that the ladies of the Royal family.

In the afternoon visit the “Pink City” of Jaipur.

You will visit City Palace, which houses the Royal residence and museums with collections of textiles and costumes, armoury, manuscripts, paintings etc.

City Palace jaipur

Also visit Royal Observatory (Jantar Mantar-1728-34) built by king astrologer Jai Singh II. The instruments are built of stone with marble facing on the important plains for measuring the harmony of the heavens. Each instrument serves a particular function and each gives an accurate reading.

Jantar Mantar jaipur

Enjoy Rickshaw ride in Jaipur

Overnight in the Hotel

Day 05:  Jaipur / Ranthambore (Approx. 180 Kms / 04 Hrs)

After breakfast drive to Ranthambore.

Ranthambore National Park Fort

Ranthambore is one of the finest tiger reserves in India nestled in the Aravallis it is home to a variety of flora and fauna. The park along with the contiguous regions of Kela Devi and Sawai Man Singh parks forms a good biosphere along the Chambal River, which separates it from Madhya Pradesh.

Ranthambore National Park

On arrival, transfer to the Hotel.

Dinner & Overnight in the Hotel

Day 06:   Ranthambore         

Early morning enjoy game drive in the park

Return to the hotel for breakfast.  Ranthambore is a dry deciduous forest replete with several lakes, rivulets and a magnificent ancient fort overlooking the park. The wildlife that one can see here are a large variety of birds, including an impressive number of waterfowl and birds of prey.

Ranthambore National Park Game Drive

In the afternoon set out for another game drive.

Dinner & Overnight in the Hotel

Day 07:   Ranthambore / Bharatpur (240 Kms – 5 ½ Hrs drive)

After breakfast, drive to Bharatpur.

Bharatpur Bird SanctuaryBharatpur Bird Sanctuary or Keoladeo Ghana National Park, which was established in 1956. This 29 sq km marshland is one of the finest bird sanctuaries in the world with over 360 species of birds, out of which 117 are the local birds. Now a UNESCO World Heritage site, it used to be a part of the private shooting reserve of the Maharaja of Bharatpur.

bharatpur Among many bird species to be seen are egrets, storks, ducks, Chinese coots, kingfishers, spoonbills, sarus cranes and several birds of prey, including falcon, marsh harrier and eagle. Alone 80 species of ducks can be spotted here. There are also chital, Nilgai, deer, wild cats, hyenas and wild boar whilst near the entrance there are usually some very large rock pythons.

During November to February the northern hemisphere migratory birds visit the park from China, Europe and Siberia, including the rare Siberian Crane.

On arrival Check in at Hotel.

Overnight at the hotel

Day 08: Bharatpur / Chambal  (125 Kms – 2 ½ Hrs drive)

Morning enjoy the Rickshaw ride in Bharatpur.

Rickshaw ride in Bharatpur

Later drive to Chambal, on the way visit Fatehpur Sikri, the beautiful and deserted medieval city built by Akbar the Great in the 16th century to serve as the capital of his vast empire.

fatehpur sikri

The complex consists of religious, residential and administrative buildings. The Mosque is considered a copy for the Mosque at Mecca and is extremely elegant, containing elements of Hindu and Persian design.  Housed here is the Shrine of Sheikh Salim Chisti one of the greatest of Sufi saints of the Muslim world.

On arrival, transfer to the hotel and check in.

Boat Ride at Chambal River

Later enjoy the special Nature walk along the river banks, around the ravines and in the fields surrounding the National Chambal Sanctuary.

National Chambal Sanctuary

Overnight at the hotel

Day 09: Chambal  

After breakfast, enjoy the River Safari. The calm and gentle waters of the Chambal River are best explored on boats and the River Safari provides spectacular opportunities to view the wildlife.

Chambal Safari
Chambal Safari

The Chambal Safari boatmen are exceptionally skilled at cutting the boat engines, and maneuvering as close to the birds and animals as possible without disturbing them. Trained naturalists accompany visitors and provide expert information on the Chambal wildlife. The River Safari is a most relaxing, enjoyable and special experience.

Afternoon  enjoy the trip to Bateshwar Temples.

Bateshwar TemplesThe ancient temple complex at Bateshwar on the river Yamuna, 10 km from the Chambal Safari Lodge, consists of more than a hundred temples dedicated to the Hindu God Shiva. Referred to as Surajpur in ancient texts, Bateshwar derives its current name from its reigning deity Lord Bateshwar Mahadev (another name for Shiva).

Day 10:  Chambal / Agra   (70 Kms – 1 ½ Hrs drive)

After breakfast drive to Agra.

Agra stands on the right bank of the river Yamuna, was once the seat of the Mughal rulers, the zenith of art and an enshrined romance. A town famous for its beautiful medieval monuments. The passion of the Mughals for building endowed it with some of the loveliest buildings in the world.


Later visit Taj Mahal (Closed on Fridays) – A poignant poetry in marble, stands serene and

The most extravagant monument ever built for love is a tribute to the timelessness of art and love. The inimitable poem in white marble, one of the seven modern wonders of the world, the finest expression of love of Emperor Shah Jahan for his queen Mumtaz who died giving birth to their 14th child, is located on the banks of the Yamuna river here. The construction of the Taj had commenced in 1631AD and had ended in 1653AD. Workers were gathered from all over the country and from central Asia. About 20,000 people were recruited to translate this dream into reality. The main architect was Isa Khan who was brought from Iran.

Red Fort Agra

Later visit Agra Fort, -Built by the great Emperor Akbar in 1565 AD, the fort is a masterpiece of design and construction. Within the fort are a number of exquisite buildings, including the Moti Masjid, Diwane-I-Am, Diwane-I-Khas and Musamman Burj, where the Emperor Shah Jahan died in imprisonment, besides Jahangir’s Palace, Khaas Mahal and the Sheesh Mahal.

Also enjoy the Magic Show in Agra.

Overnight in the hotel

Day 11:   Agra – Delhi (203 Kms – 5 Hrs drive)

After leisurely breakfast drive to Delhi, on the way visit Sikandra.

Sikandra Agra

Sikandra: The mausoleum of the great Mughal King Akbar (1556-1605). Akbar began building it during his lifetime and his son, the Mughal Emperor Jahangir, completed it. It has a large arched entrance and green lawns, on which deer can be seen grazing, surround the tomb

Arrive Delhi and check in at the Hotel.

Overnight in the Hotel

Day 12:  Delhi Departure

In time transfer to the airport to board the flight back home.

End of Tour

FAQs about the Tour

q: What is the highlight of Delhi’s attractions?
a: Delhi’s attractions encompass a blend of historical and modern landmarks, including the iconic Red Fort, Jama Masjid, India Gate, and the President’s House.

q: What is Jaipur famous for?
a: Jaipur, known as the Pink City, is renowned for its grandeur and cultural heritage, with attractions like the majestic Amber Fort, Hawa Mahal, and City Palace.

q: What makes Ranthambore National Park special?
a: Ranthambore National Park is famous for its Bengal tiger population and diverse wildlife, set in a dry deciduous forest with lakes and the historic Ranthambore Fort.

q: What can be experienced at Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary?
a: Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary offers an exceptional birdwatching experience with over 360 bird species, including migratory birds from Siberia, amidst lakes and lush surroundings.

q: What’s unique about Chambal?
a: Chambal River offers river safaris showcasing diverse wildlife such as crocodiles and gharials, while the Bateshwar Temples offer insights into ancient architecture and culture.

q: What are the main attractions of Agra?
a: Agra is renowned for the magnificent Taj Mahal, the Agra Fort, and the serene Sikandra tomb of Emperor Akbar, all showcasing exquisite Mughal architecture.

q: What is the significance of the Bateshwar Temples?
a: The Bateshwar Temples complex is dedicated to Lord Shiva and showcases intricate architecture, providing a cultural glimpse into India’s historical past.

q: How can one explore the Chambal River’s wildlife?
a: The Chambal Safari offers a unique river safari experience with skilled boatmen, providing close encounters with wildlife like crocodiles and various bird species.

q: What is the appeal of the Amber Fort in Jaipur?
a: The Amber Fort is perched atop a hill and narrates tales of Rajput valor through its architecture, history, and panoramic views of the surrounding landscape.

q: What’s special about the Keoladeo Ghana National Park?
a: Keoladeo Ghana National Park, also known as Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary, is a UNESCO World Heritage Site known for hosting over 360 bird species, including rare migratory birds, amidst scenic lakes and marshland.

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15 Days North India and Ganges Tour


Tour Overview

Embark on a captivating journey through North India’s cultural and historical treasures with our comprehensive tour. Your adventure commences in the bustling metropolis of Delhi, where you’ll experience a blend of ancient and modern allure. From there, you’ll journey to the sacred city of Amritsar, home to the renowned Golden Temple and the vibrant tapestry of its bustling bazaar.

Delve deeper into the Tibetan culture in Dharamshala and McLeodganj, discovering the serene H.H Dalai Lama Temple and the Norbulinga Institute. Experience the spiritual atmosphere of Varanasi as you witness the Evening Puja Ceremony on the ghats of the Ganges River. Explore the ancient ruins and Buddhist significance of Sarnath, an essential pilgrimage site.

Continue your voyage to the exquisite temples of Khajuraho, showcasing artistic creativity from the Chandela dynasty. Traverse historical landmarks like Gwalior Fort and the exquisite Taj Mahal in Agra, before returning to Delhi via the fascinating Fatehpur Sikri. As your extraordinary journey concludes, depart with memories of captivating cultures and remarkable heritage.

Duration:  15 Days / 14 Nights

Places:  Delhi > Amritsar > Dharamshala > Pathankot > Delhi > Varanasi > Khajuraho > Jhansi > Gwalior > Agra > Delhi

Destinations Covered

Delhi: Begin your journey in the vibrant heart of India, Delhi, a city that effortlessly juxtaposes historical marvels like the Red Fort and Jama Masjid with the modernity of government buildings and bustling markets. Explore the rich history of seven cities and discover the captivating blend of the old and new.

Amritsar: Immerse yourself in the spiritual haven of Amritsar, home to the iconic Golden Temple. Witness the harmonious coexistence of religions as you experience the evening ceremony at the temple and navigate the bustling lanes of the old city on a rickshaw ride.

Dharamshala and McLeodganj: Embrace the tranquility and Tibetan culture of these twin towns nestled in the Himalayan foothills. Visit the H.H Dalai Lama Temple, the Norbulinga Institute, and the Church of St. John in the Wilderness, absorbing the serene beauty and spiritual essence of the region.

Varanasi: Experience the spiritual fervor of Varanasi, where the Ganges River flows alongside ancient ghats and temples. Witness the mesmerizing evening Puja Ceremony and explore the labyrinthine lanes that encapsulate the essence of Hindu spirituality.

Sarnath: Journey to the sacred site of Sarnath, where Buddha delivered his first sermon. Marvel at the archaeological museum, the Dhamek and Chaukandi Stupas, and the modern Buddhist temple that encapsulates the area’s spiritual significance.

Khajuraho: Explore the world-famous Khajuraho Temples, a UNESCO World Heritage Site showcasing intricate sculptures depicting various aspects of life, love, and devotion. Experience the grandeur of the Western and Eastern group of temples, a testament to the Chandela dynasty’s artistic prowess.

Gwalior: Uncover the historical legacy of Gwalior as you visit the majestic Gwalior Fort, offering panoramic views of the city. Explore the Man Mandir and Sas-bahu Temples within the fort complex, and discover the city’s role in India’s fight for independence.

Agra: Marvel at the eternal symbol of love, the Taj Mahal, in Agra’s enchanting backdrop. Delve into the captivating history of the Mughal Empire as you explore the Agra Fort and stroll through the lively bazaars that echo the city’s vibrant heritage.

Fatehpur Sikri: Discover the enigmatic Fatehpur Sikri, a deserted Mughal city of intricate red stone structures. Explore the ancient architecture and learn about Emperor Akbar’s vision that led to its creation.

Detailed Tour Plan

Day-1. Arrive Delhi.

Delhi International Airport

Arrive at Delhi International Airport, Meet and Greet, transfer to the Hotel.

Day-2. Delhi- Amritsar

Morning we catch a train to Amritsar.

Golden Temple Amritsar

Arrive by afternoon and transfer to Hotel. Overnight in Hotel

Day-3. In Amritsar:

Today we visit the Famous Golden Temple and later have rickshaw ride in the Bazaar of the old city.

Golden Temple Amritsar

Golden Temple Amritsar

Overnight in Hotel

Day-4. Amritsar- Dharamshala.  Appx 200 Kms 5-6 Hrs

After breakfast we drive to Dharamshala/Mcleodganj.

McLeod Ganj

Evening time to browse through wonderful bazaar with its strong Tibetan Influence. Overnight in Hotel

Day-5. In Dharamshala

Today we have full day in the Tibetan capital in Exile. We visit the H.H Dalai Lama Temple and later visit Norbulinga Institute of Tibetan.

H.H Dalai Lama Temple

Evening free. Overnight in Hotel

Day-6. Dharamshala – Pathankot – Delhi

Morning we pay a visit to Church St. John in the Wilderness at Forsyth Ganj, this mystical place is surrouned by pine trees and the church though small gives us a good feel of the British Era architecture.

Church St. John in the Wilderness at Forsyth Ganj

Inside the church are memorials of various Viceroys from the Britain. Afternoon we drive to Pathankot Railway station to catch train to Delhi

Overnight in II Tier Sleeper A.C Train

Day-7. Arrive Delhi – Varanasi Flight

We arrive very early this morning, we get time to freshen up and have breakfast. After Breakfast transfer to Airport to catch flight to Varanasi.


On arrival in Varanasi we meet our transport and we drive to our Hotel. After getting some time to relax we re-group in the evening and take Rickshaw ride through the old parts of the City to Ghats to experience the Evening Puja Ceremony on Dashashwamedha Ghat on the banks of River Ganges.

Varanasi Aarti

Come back to Hotel for Dinner Overnight in Hotel

Day-8. In Varanasi.

Early morning we Take a Boat ride on the Ganges, then walk to the Vishwanath Temple one of the Famous Temple dedicated to the Lord Shiva. A lot of Pilgrims throng the premises just to get a glimpse of the shrine.

vishwanath temple uttarkashi

Later come back to Hotel for Breakfast.

Before Noon we Drive to Sarnath appx (30mins 0ne-wa)y; We start the tour with the Visit to the Archaeological museum renowned for keeping world famous artifacts and relics from the Golden era.

Archaeological Museum Varanasi

Later we visit the famous Chaukandi and Dhamek Stupa and the ruins of the ancient town later we visit the Modern Buddhist Temple erected by the Mahabodhi society adjacent to the ruins. Evening we return to Hotel. Overnight in Hotel


Sarnath is a small town next door to Varansi and holds the religious importance to Buddhism. Its an important pilgrim site them, Buddhists from all across South East Asia and far East come to Visit the Place. The famous Stupa was Build by the Emperor Ashoka in 243 BC

Day-9. Varanasi- Khajuraho

Morning we pay a visit to a Hindu Ashram and see how Monks live there. In the afternoon we get transferred to Airport to Board Flight to Khajuraho.

Arrive Khajuraho Transfer to Hotel Overnight in Hotel

Day-10. In Khajuraho

Today we have full day to visit The Western and the Eastern group of Temples.

Khajuraho Khajuraho

Khajuraho is famous for its temple structures and most them have been declared “UNESCO –World Heritage Monuments”. These temples depict the generous and artistic creativity towards the kings of Chandela dynasty having ruled in the central India around 1000 AD. Out of the total 85 temples only 22 have survived till now and are divided as Eastern , Western and Southern Group of temples.

Overnight in Hotel

Day-11. Khajuraho – Jhansi – Gwalior

After Breakfast we drive to Jhansi Railway station. En route we visit the Orcha Fort.

Orchha Fort

After visiting the fort we head straight to the nearby Railway Station at Jhansi to board the train to Gwalior.

Overnight in Hotel B,-, D

Orcha is a small town of Palace complex on the Banks of the Betwa River, which used to be the occupied the Kings of Bundela Rajput Dynasty and was founded in some 1501 AD.

Day-12. Gwalior- Agra

Morning we visit Gwalior Fort. We visit the Fort complex Man Mandir and the Sas-bahu Temple. One can have a nice view of the whole town from the Walls of the fort.

Gwalior Fort

sas bahu temple gwalior

sas bahu temple gwalior

On our way down we walk to the bus and visit the famous stone cut sculptures of Lord Mahaveer. Afternoon we drive to Agra.  We arrive by evening. Overnight in Hotel B,-, D

Gwalior is a small city located in the Center of India in the state of Madhya Pradesh and the foundation of the city can be traced to 8thCentury AD. The city was ruled by various dynasties and is renowned to have warrior kings, musicians and great saints. It was also eminent place during the fight for our Independence and was a hotbed of planning during the First uprising by Indians against British in 1857 for the freedom fighters Tatya tope and the Queen of Jhansi Rani Laksmi Bai; the city also has memorials in memory of them

Day-13. In Agra: 

We have a full day in Agra Today. We start the day by our visit to the Taj Mahal one of the 7 wonders of the world;later we visit the Agra Fort.


Red Fort Agra

In the Evening we take a stroll in the Bazaar. Overnight in Hotel B,-, D

Agra located on the banks of river Yamuna is famous for the world renowned Taj Mahal and also the Leather industry. The modern Agra was founded by King Sikander Lodhi in the 16th Century and later became the seat of the Mughal Empire and thus the city came into prominence and it was Shahjehan who built the Memoir of Love for his beloved wife Mumtaz.

Day-14. Agra- Delhi

After Breakfast we drive to Delhi via Fatehpur Sikri – all done in Fine Red Stone. Now a lost city Fatehpur Sikri was once an inhabited city and was build by Mughal King Akbar during 1564 AD. Around noon we continue our final drive towards Delhi.

fatehpur sikri

Depart Delhi B,-, D

Day-15. Arrive Home

After breakfast transfer to IGIA Airport for your flight home.

End of Tour

FAQs about the Tour

Q1: What is the starting point of the tour?
A1: The tour starts in Delhi, the vibrant capital city of India.

Q2: What iconic site is visited in Amritsar?
A2: The tour includes a visit to the Golden Temple, a revered spiritual site for Sikhs.

Q3: How does the tour immerse participants in Tibetan culture?
A3: The tour takes you to Dharamshala and McLeodganj, where you can explore the H.H Dalai Lama Temple and the Norbulinga Institute, offering insights into Tibetan culture.

Q4: What spiritual experiences await in Varanasi?
A4: In Varanasi, you can witness the mesmerizing evening Puja Ceremony on the ghats of the Ganges and explore the sacred city’s vibrant spiritual ambiance.

Q5: What is the significance of Sarnath?
A5: Sarnath is a sacred Buddhist site where Buddha delivered his first sermon. The tour includes visits to the archaeological museum, stupas, and a modern Buddhist temple.

Q6: What can visitors expect to see at the Khajuraho Temples?
A6: The Khajuraho Temples are renowned for their intricate sculptures depicting various aspects of life, love, and devotion, showcasing the artistic prowess of the Chandela dynasty.

Q7: What historical attraction is explored in Gwalior?
A7: The tour takes you to the majestic Gwalior Fort, where you can explore the Man Mandir and Sas-bahu Temples and learn about the city’s role in India’s fight for independence.

Q8: What is the highlight of Agra?
A8: The tour includes a visit to the iconic Taj Mahal, a symbol of eternal love, as well as the Agra Fort, showcasing the grandeur of the Mughal Empire.

Q9: What is Fatehpur Sikri known for?
A9: Fatehpur Sikri is an ancient Mughal city known for its intricate red stone structures and historical significance during the reign of Emperor Akbar.

Q10: How does the tour conclude?
A10: The tour concludes in Delhi, offering a reflection on the diverse cultural experiences, architectural marvels, and spiritual connections explored throughout the journey.

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16 Days Leh to Amritsar Tour

Leh Palace leh ladakh

Tour Overview

Embark on a captivating journey through the enchanting landscapes of northern India on this comprehensive tour. Begin your adventure in Delhi, where ancient history meets modern vibrancy, before soaring over the majestic Himalayas to reach Leh, an oasis of tranquility at high altitude. Explore Leh’s monasteries and immerse yourself in its serene ambiance. Journey to Likir and Alchi, discovering monastic treasures and hidden valleys.

Marvel at the remarkable Alchi Monastery’s unique artistry and take an excursion to Lamayuru, unveiling the geological wonders of Ladakh. Traverse the spectacular Leh-Manali Highway, ascending mountain passes and descending into fertile valleys. Experience the diverse charm of Manali and Dharamsala, where Tibetan culture and spirituality thrive. Conclude your odyssey in Amritsar, visiting the revered Golden Temple and reflecting on the rich history that has shaped this fascinating land.

This immersive journey through India’s northern gems offers a blend of cultural exploration, natural beauty, and spiritual discovery.

Duration:  16 Days / 15 Nights

Places:  Delhi > Leh > Likir > Alchi > Leh > Tsokar > Jispa > Manali > McLeodganj > Amritsar > Delhi

16 Days Leh to Amritsar Tour

Destinations Covered

Delhi: The tour commences in Delhi, a vibrant metropolis where historic monuments coexist with modern urban life. Its blend of ancient architecture, bustling markets, and government buildings presents a microcosm of India’s rich history and dynamic present.

Leh: The journey takes you to Leh, nestled in the Himalayas. At 3,500 meters above sea level, Leh offers stunning landscapes and a serene atmosphere. It serves as the gateway to Ladakh’s monastic treasures, where centuries-old monasteries such as Shey and Thiksey offer glimpses into the region’s spiritual heritage.

Likir and Alchi: Moving on to Likir, you’ll encounter the remarkable Likir Monastery, resembling Tibet’s iconic Potala Palace. The route leads to Alchi, a picturesque village surrounded by barley fields and apricot trees. The Alchi Monastery, a treasure trove of early Buddhist art, showcases a unique Kashmiri artistic style.

Tsokar Lake: Amidst breathtaking landscapes, Tsokar Lake shines like a gem. The lake is nestled amidst wind-eroded earth and rock formations, creating a mesmerizing setting for your camp. The ecological importance of the area is respected as camping is prohibited on the lake shore.

Jispa and Manali: Crossing high mountain passes, you reach Jispa with its captivating landscapes. From here, you descend into the lush Kulu Valley, arriving in Manali. The town offers a refreshing change with its pine forests, greenery, and opportunities for exploration.

Dharamsala and McLeodganj: The tour continues to Dharamsala, a town that gained prominence as the residence of the Dalai Lama. In the upper area known as McLeodganj, Tibetan culture flourishes, and you’ll explore its vibrant streets and tranquil corners.

Amritsar: The journey concludes in Amritsar, the spiritual heart of Sikhism. The Golden Temple, a glistening structure surrounded by a sacred pool, is a symbol of unity and devotion. A visit to the Jallianwala Bagh serves as a poignant reminder of India’s colonial history.

This tour unveils the diverse tapestry of northern India, encompassing ancient monasteries, tranquil lakes, stunning landscapes, and deeply rooted cultural traditions. Each destination offers a unique perspective on the region’s history, spirituality, and natural beauty, creating an unforgettable journey of exploration and discovery.

Detailed Tour Plan

Day-1. Arrive Delhi

Meet assistance at airport and transfer to hotel.

Delhi International Airport

Overnight hotel

Day-2 Flight Delhi-Leh.

Transfer to the domestic terminal for the spectacular early morning flight over the Himalaya to Leh.


The rest of the day is free to relax and acclimatize to the altitude (3,500m). Overnight Hotel.

Day-3.  In Leh

After breakfast full day sightseeing of famous monasteries Shey, & Thiksey. Afternoon visit Shankar monastery.

Shey Monastery

Overnight hotel

Day-4. Leh-Likir-Alchi

Drive to monastery at Likir, a beautiful building, reminiscent of the Potala Palace in Lhasa. From here we drive to Yangtang village from where there is the option to walk to Rizong monastery, set hidden in a valley.

Rizong monastery

This solitary gompa is renowned for its strict monastic teachings. Just below in a grove of apricots is a small nunnery, which is inhabited by young nuns from the Nubra Valley who have come here to study Buddhism. After Rizong we rejoin the Indus again, which we follow to Saspol. Just after the village we cross this mighty river and drive to Alchi, a pretty village set in a grove of apricot trees. Barley fields surround the village and at harvest time the village is a buzz of activity.

Alchi Village

Overnight in Traditional Guest House

Day-5. In Alchi

We visit the famous Alchi Monastery.

Alchi-monasteryThe main attraction in Alchi is the monastery, which is the most important cultural site in Ladakh. Built in the 11th century, it is a treasure trove of early Buddhist art in the Kashmiri tradition, a style quite different from the Tibetan art found in Ladakh’s other monasteries. It was founded by Rinchen Zangpo who was said to have built 108 temples in Ladakh and is responsible for reviving interest in Buddhism at that time.


Next we make an excursion to Lamayuru. The drive takes us through some of the most spectacular scenery in Ladakh. This part of Ladakh is where 50 million years ago the continents crashed together and the Himalaya were formed. There will be time to explore the monastery and the village before driving back to Alchi. Overnight in Traditional Guest House

Day-6. Drive to Leh

After breakfast we drive back to Leh visiting Basgo Fort en route.

Basgo Fort Ladakh

The rest of the afternoon is free for individual exploration. The old town and the local bazaar are well worth a visit. Overnight Hotel

Day-7.Free day in Leh. 

There are options to visit some of the monasteries in the Leh valley, or to take a jeep trip to the Khardung La Pass, the highest motorable road in the world at 5,602m.


These activities can be arranged and paid for locally and your leader will have details. Overnight Hotel

Day-8. Drive to Tsokar Lake 6 Hrs drive

 An early start as we leave Leh and begin our journey along the legendary road from Leh to Manali across the Great Himalayan Range.


This journey rates as one of the classic road journeys of the world. From Leh we follow the Indus River for a short while before turning away to climb to the Taglang La. At 5,328 m., this pass is the second highest road pass in the world. The road winds its way up through a spectacular landscape to the prayer flags at the top. Descending from the pass we leave the main road for a while to visit Tsokar Lake. We camp about a mile from the lake (due to ecological reasons camping is not allowed on the lake shore). Overnight Fixed Camp

Day-9. Tsokar – Jispa 8-9 Hrs drive

A long drive today as we climb through a stunning wind eroded landscape of earth and rock pillars to the Nakli La and further on to the Lachalung La.

Lachalung La

We then descend the Gata Loops, an amazing series of 22 hairpin bends. The highest point today is Baralacha Pass (4,845m, Continue driving to Jispa for the night. Overnight Guest House

Day-10. Drive to Manali

Crossing our last pass, the Rhotang La (3,985 m). This takes us over the Himalayas and from here the scenery changes dramatically – we leave the barren mountains behind and descend into the green and fertile Kulu Valley to Manali.

manali market

Overnight Hotel

Day-11.  In Manali

We have a full day to explore Manali. Manali is surrounded by beautiful fir and pine forests and there are lovely walks in and around the town. The ancient wooden Hadimba Devi Temple is the most important temple in Manali.

Hadimba Devi Temple

Overnight Hotel

Day-12: Manali-Mandi 6 Hrs drive

Drive to Mandi. En-route we will visit Rewalsar where a charming hilltop lake is revered by Sikhs, Hindus and Buddhists, who have each built their temples on its banks.

Rewalsar Lake

Overnight Hotel

Days-13/14.  McLeodganj

Today we drive to the hill station of Dharamsala. This was a quiet unassuming town until 1959. This all changed when H.H Dalai Lama settled here after fleeing from Tibet at the time of the Chinese invasion.

McLeod Ganj

McLeod Ganj is the upper part of the town and is the area with the greatest Tibetan influence and is where we are based for two nights. We have a full day to explore the town.

Day-15. McLeodganj- Amritsar

We drive to Amritsar, the Sikh’s holiest city and in the afternoon we visit the Golden Temple, their main shrine.

Golden Temple Amritsar

Golden Temple Amritsar

We can also visit the nearby Jalianwala Gardens, site of the notorious massacre under General Dyer in 1919, which led to 319 Sikhs being shot by British troops.

Jallianwala Bagh

Overnight Hotel

Day-16. Transfer to Airport. Depart Home

End of Tour

FAQs about the Tour

Q: What is the starting point of the tour?
A: The tour begins in Delhi, the capital city of India, known for its historical landmarks and modern vibrancy.

Q: What is the significance of Leh in this tour?
A: Leh, situated in the Himalayas, serves as a gateway to Ladakh’s monasteries and offers a serene atmosphere amidst stunning landscapes.

Q: What cultural sites can be explored in Leh?
A: You can explore monasteries like Shey, Thiksey, and Shankar while enjoying the spiritual and cultural richness of the region.

Q: What is the highlight of Likir and Alchi?
A: Likir Monastery, resembling the Potala Palace, and Alchi Monastery, with its unique Kashmiri artistic style, are the highlights of this part of the tour.

Q: What makes Tsokar Lake special?
A: Tsokar Lake captivates with its wind-eroded landscapes and is a unique camping spot, though camping is restricted on the lake shore for ecological reasons.

Q: How does the tour progress to Jispa and Manali?
A: The tour continues with a drive through high mountain passes, leading to Jispa and eventually to Manali, offering a contrast of landscapes from arid to lush.

Q: What is the significance of Dharamsala and McLeodganj?
A: Dharamsala is known for hosting the Dalai Lama and McLeodganj represents Tibetan culture, making them both culturally rich and spiritually significant destinations.

Q: What can be experienced in Amritsar?
A: Amritsar is the spiritual heart of Sikhism, featuring the iconic Golden Temple and the historically significant Jallianwala Bagh.

Q: What kind of landscapes are encountered on this tour?
A: The tour traverses diverse landscapes, from the barren beauty of Leh to the lush greenery of Manali, offering a visual treat throughout the journey.

Q: How does this tour capture the essence of northern India?
A: This tour captures the essence by showcasing historical monuments, monasteries, serene lakes, and vibrant cultures, offering a comprehensive exploration of the region.

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