Rajasthan tours is one of the most visited places in India that are famous for the rich cultural heritage along with the basking glorifying forts and monuments.
Two of the words that you will associate with this place are luxury and adventure.
You have lot many places to visit and lot many stories to know about. When it comes to culturally rich heritage then Rajasthan is said to be one such place that is still retaining its old culture.
|DEPARTURE/RETURN LOCATION||Union Square, San Francisco|
|DEPARTURE TIME||Please arrive by 8:15 AM for a prompt departure at 8:30 AM.|
|RETURN TIME||Approximately 6:30 PM.|
|WEAR||Comfortable athletic clothing, hiking boots, hat, jacket and sunscreen.|
Tourists get attracted with so many wonders that are here.
DAY - 01 : Delhi
Abyss Tours Welcome you at Delhi airport!! Later trasfer to prebooked hotel for Check in, freshen up and take proper relax. Proceed to half day Delhi sightseeing in Evening. Next day early in the morning we will drive to Chandigarh. First Night dinner & night stay at hotel in Delhi.
DAY - 02 : Delhi - Chandigarh
Early in the morning after the breakfast and tea we will drive to Chandigarh, On arrival at Chandigarh, transfer to your hotel for Check-in. Relax for some time. Later we will proceed for the half day city tour of Chandigarh. We will visit here Rock Garden, Rose Garden and Sukhana Lake along with International Doll Museum. Later drive back to your hotel for overnight stay. Overnight stay at Hotel.
DAY - 03 : Chandigarh - Dalhousie
After Breakfast in the morning, we will drive to Dalhousie. En route to Dalhousie, W’ll take short break at dhabas will give some relaxation from the exertion of long drive. We will continue our journey and on arrival at Dalhousie, transfer to your hotel for check-in. Dalhousie was established in 1854 by the British Governor General Lord Dalhousie. Built around five hills Dalhousie is clothed in stately groves of deodar and oak. Its marvelous forests trails overlook vistas of wooded hills, waterfalls, spring and rivulets. Dalhousie still has a touch of the “Raj” and its colonial style building and houses bring back the flavors of an earlier era. We will visit Panchpula, Kalatop and Khajjiar Lake. Later we will also visit Terah (Moti Tibba) Potreyn hills from the central part of the town. Of the five stately churches, Dalhousie oldest is dedicated to St. John and is situated near the GPO, built on stern Romanesque lines, Sacred Heart School. Lower Bakrota Hill, the waterfall walk., we will drive to Dalhousie. On the way to Dalhousie, the halt at road side authentic dhabas will give some relaxation from the exertion of long drive. We will continue our journey and on arrival at Dalhousie, transfer to your hotel for check-in. Dalhousie was established in 1854 by the British Governor General Lord Dalhousie. Built around five hills Dalhousie is clothed in stately groves of deodar and oak. Its marvelous forests trails overlook vistas of wooded hills, waterfalls, spring and rivulets. Dalhousie still has a touch of the “Raj” and its colonial style building and houses bring back the flavors of an earlier era. We will visit Panchpula, Kalatop and Khajjiar Lake. Later we will also visit Terah (Moti Tibba) Potreyn hills from the central part of the town. Of the five stately churches, Dalhousie oldest is dedicated to St. John and is situated near the GPO, built on stern Romanesque lines, Sacred Heart School. Lower Bakrota Hill, the waterfall walk. Overnight stay at Hotel.
DAY- 04 : Dalhousie - Chamba - Khajjiar - Dalhousie
Morning after breakfast, proceed for full day excursion to Chamba with an en-route visit to Khajjair. Located at the center of the sloping meadows is a small bog like pond into which water from the surrounding meadows and forests drains. Khajjiar was probably a glacial bowl formed during the last Himalayan ice age and left with a lake that gradually withered away. Khajjiar is part of the notified Kalatop – Khajjiar sanctuary. The Monal Pheasant, a bird which was fairly common till recent times has become relatively difficult to spot nowadays. Chamba famous for its magnificent views of Snow clad Himalayan ranges. Enjoy nature walks in Gharwal villages. You may also proceed for the excursion to Tehiri Dam for breathtaking Views.
DAY - 05 : Dalhousie - Dharamshala
This morning post breakfast, we will drive to our next destination Dharamshala. Mcleodganj is a famous little town of Dharamshala also known as “Little Tibet”. The Dalai Lama resides here. At the start of Mcleodganj is a small bazaar filled with variety of Tibetan handicrafts and artifacts. At the end of the spur lies the Namgyal Monastery. The external wall is surrounded by rows of prayer wheels. With in the monastery are large idols of Buddha. Excitement to visit the most beautiful hill station and formerly the Summer Headquarter of Govt. during British Rule – will compel you to wake-up early in the morning. Enjoy your breakfast and then proceed for the full day sightseeing of Dharamshala.
Visit Kunal Pathri, War Memorial, Dal Lake, Bhagsung falls, overnight stay at the hotel. Dharamshala is the district hqr. of Kangra district. This is a hill station lying on the spur of the Dhauladhar range about 18kms in North-East of Kangra town. Hill station is wooded with oak and conifer trees and snow capped mountains enfold three sides of the town while the valley stretches in front.
DAY - 06 : Dharamshala - Manali (6-7 hrs drive)
Today morning after breakfast, we will drive to Manali – A Dazzling Beauty of Hills and also called The Switzerland of India. Manali- the sheer raw beauty of perennial snow covered peaks for a backdrop, a wooded land full of majestic deodars and scented pines, a newly born mighty Himalyan river flowing by and a panoramic valley stretching out gives the place a surrealistic setting. A favourite shooting place for Bollywood filmmakers, Manali also has many avenues for summer activities full of adventure like trekking, mountaineering, river rafting , ballooning, parasailing and winter activities of skiing and heli-skiing. Above all Manali offers a surprising diversity of holidays.
The most beautiful aspect of this road journey is the winding and zigzag serpentines road with mesmerizing views of road side hills as well as valleys and deep gorges. Overnight stay at hotel.
DAY - 07 : Manali (Half day local sightseeing)
The exciting day will begin with delicious and leisurely breakfast. Get refresh and energize yourself for the exploration of the hill town. We will visit some of the most interesting tourist places like Hadimba devi Temple, Manu Temple, Club House, Tibetan Monasteries, Mountaineering Institute, Vasisht Hot Water Spring and Temple, Nehru Kund – on the road to Keylong is the Nehru kund (6 km) which is a clear water spring end scenic spot named after the late Pt. Jawahar Lal Nehru. Kothi (12 km) is a picturesque village and has a thrilling view of the deep gorge through which the Beas swiftly races. The beautiful Rahalla falls (16 km) are at an altitude of 2500 m. A crucial link on the old trade route and still the gateway to Trans Himalayan Lahaul, the Rohtang Pass is at the height of 3980m.
DAY - 08 : Manali - Shimla
Morning after breakfast drive to Shimla. On arrival, check-in at the Hotel.
DAY - 08 : Shimla (Full day sightseeing)
Today morning after breakfast, we will proceed to explore the city by visiting the most interesting places of Shimla, which attracts the tourists through out the year. We will visit here The State Museum, ViceRegal Lodge, The Prospect Hill, The Jakhu temple, and Summer Hill. There are many local markets decorated with small as well as congested stalls. Shimla is perfect place in winters for Honeymooners and Lovebirds. Walking on the Ridge is the most deliberate experience for any visitor. Visitors with strong bargaining skills may also visit Lakad Bazaar of Shimla near Ridge, established on the steep hill path side market.
DAY - 08 : Shimla - Kalka (by Toy Train) - Delhi
Today morning post early breakfast, you will be timely transferred to Shimla Railway station to board the toy train for Kalka. On arrival at Kalka Railway station transfer yourself to board the connected train for Delhi for your onward journey to next destination.