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Dharamshala Dalhousie Tour
Duration :- 05 Nights / 06 Days
Arrive Pathankot by Train, pick up from Railway station & drive to Dharamshala for approx 2 hours.
Check in at your hotel and day for rest or explore at your own.
Dharamshala the name adopted for the town. Dharamshala stands at the foot of Dhauladhar and has a magnificent view of snowy peaks, deodar and pine forests, tea gardens and beautiful hills. Picturesque Dharamsala, built on a spur of the Dhauladhar range, commands splendid view of the surrounding country. Originally a little hill resort built by the British, Dharamsala rambles up in levels to very near the snow line. While Lower Dharamsala (1,250 m) is the busy commercial area with government buildings, the bazar and the bus stand, Upper Dharamsala (1,982 m) has suburbs with evocative names like Forsythganj and Macleodganj that are quite fascinating
Day 02 : Dharamashala
Dharamsala is better known as Dalai Lama's abode and Tibet's Government-in-exile after the Chinese invasion of Lhasa in October 1959. A visit to Dharamsala would be considered irrelevent without a peek into the various monasteries dotting the hillsides. The Kangra Art Museum is located south of Lower Dharamsala tourist office. It has miniature paintings from the Kangra School of Art, which prospered in the Kangra. The Library of Tibetan Works and Archives, housed in the Central Administration compound at the southern end of McLeod Ganj, has one of the world's most comprehensive collections of original Tibetan manuscripts
Day 03 : Dharamshala - Dalhousie (143 kms)
After brekfast drive to Dalhousie, Overnight at hotel.
The popular hill station of Dalhousie is located in the Chamba Valley, at the foot of the spectacular Dhaula Dhar range of the Himalayas. The lush cover of vegetation that adorns the town comprises of towering pines, deodars, oaks, and the beautiful rhododendron plants. Dalhousie is know for its old churches. Other tourist attractions are : Subhash Baoli situated at the height of 2085 Meters offers a panoramic view of mountains.
10 Kms from Dalhousie from where one can obtained a clear view of Valleys of Beas, Chenab and Ravi rivers
The seven sparkling springs flows at the height of 2030 meters, these springs contain of mica and medicinal properties.
At an altitude of 2085 meters and around 5Km from Dalhousie.
Day 04 : Dalhousie Khajjiar
Drive to Khajjiar, approx an houre drive through dense forest area will take you to Khajjiar. This is a small town located in the beautiful Chamba Valley. It lies midway between Dalhousie and Chamba and is a perfect stopover for the tourists willing to visit the state of Himachal Pradesh. Fenced by the tall Deodar trees, Khajjiar is nestled well in the laps of Himalayas. Khajjiar is famous for the ancient, 12th century, golden-domed temple of Khajinag.
Other attaractions are The Lake in the rolling green turf is a small lake
known as one of the most charming spots in the Himalayas, derives its name from its ancient, golden-domed temple of Khajinag
Nine Hole Golf Course
A nine-hole golf course is an added attraction at Khajjiar.
Day 05 : Khajjiar - Chamba
Today full day excursion visiting Khajjiar and Chamba town. Overnight at hotel.
Chamba originated in 6th century AD and is one of the oldest princely states. It is situated on the right side of the river Ravi. Located in the beautiful valley, surrounded by the Shivalik ranges, Chamba also has the district headquarters. It is famous for its medieval temples and Chaugan, a public promenade. The architecture of the buildings of Chamba reflects the artistic taste of its former rulers. Chamba is also famous for its local festivals.
Other tourist attractions are Laxmi Narayan Temple : It is one of the major tourist attraction in Chamba. The six temples in this complex display the Hindu shikhara style of architecture. Chowgan is the grassy promenade at the heart of the town and is the focus for local festivals. Brajeshwari Devi Temple Nearby the Laxmi Narayan Temple is the Brajreshwari Devi temple, dedicated to Goddess Durga.
Chamunda Devi Temple
This temple is located on a hill overlooking the town of Chamba and one has to climb for about 30 minutes to reach it.
Sui Mata Temple
Located between the Chamunda Devi temple and Brajreshwari Devi temple, the Sui Mata Temple is dedicated to Sui Mata (a local princess, who gave her life for the people in Chamba). The temple is decorated with colorful paintings depicting the life of Sui.
Day 06 : Chamba - Amritsar
In time transfer to Amritsar Railway station to board train to onward destination.