10D Northern India Golden Foothills Tour

Amritsar, Punjab, India,
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What To Expect

This 10 day Northern India tour takes you to the foothills of the towering Himalayas and includes a visit to Amritsar's Sikh Golden Temple and the Buddhist enclave in Mcleodganj, exploring the less visited heritage visitors and takes you on a scenic mountain railway journey.
This North India tour starts in Amritsar, where you'll have the chance to visit the Golden Temple twice, giving you the opportunity to participate in a Langar Sevar in a community kitchen. Then, head to the India & Pakistan border, where we witness the unique Wagah Border ceremony before we head north towards the tiny town of Mcleod Ganj, which is the home of the Tibetan Government in exile, and you can get to explore its various Buddhist temples and monasteries.

Visit the villages of Pragpur and Garli, where you can take in its old colonial architecture, before heading up the mountain towards Shimla, with a section of the journey commencing on the Himalayan Queen toy train. You will also travel through one of India's most famous mountain narrow gauge railways and is also a UNESCO World Heritage Site. You'll be enthralled by the scenic views along the way as we make our way up hills, underneath bridges and through winding tunnels. Once you arrive in Shimla, you have some time to explore, hiking and taking cable car rides to temples situated on the hilltops, before you explore the town and make our way back to India's capital city of Delhi via train and you'll have the chance to explore its old and new sides before the tour ends.

What's included
9 nights accommodation: Amritsar Hotel (2 Hotel), Mcleod Ganj Hotel (2 nights), Garli Hotel (1 night), Shimla Hotel (2 nights), Delhi Hotel (2 nights) 9 breakfasts, 1 lunch and 1 dinner 24 hour airport arrival and departure transfer service Transport and transfers in AC vehicles Himalayan Queen toy train to Shimla 2nd Class AC Fast train from Chandigarh to Delhi Sightseeing tours and activities as per the itinerary Services of a local tour leader and specialist local guides Meals as indicated in the itinerary
What's not included
International flights, which will be available on request, Visa fees, Travel insurance, if compulsory, available on request, Meals not indicated in the itinerary, Drinks, snacks and other personal expenses e.g. laundry, Tips for drivers and guides, Entrance fees budget USD 40, payable in Amritsar.
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Know Before You Go
Visit Sikh Golden Temple in Amritsar
Visit Wagah Border ceremony
Visit Buddhist sites at Dharamsala
Visit Pragpur and Garli heritage villages
Enjoy in Toy train to Shimla
Visit Himalayan Foothills
Visit Old and New Delhi
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can-cancel You can cancel your tour until 14 days before your travel date
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On arrival in Amritsar, you will be picked up from the airport and transferred to your hotel.