Kumaon or Kumaun is one of the two regions and administrative divisions of Uttarakhand, a mountainous state of northern India, the other being Garhwal. It includes the districts of Almora, Bageshwar, Champawat, Nainital, Pithoragarh, and Udham Singh Nagar.
DAY 01: Arrive Amritsar – Dalhousie (144 kms / approx 5 hrs)
Arrive Amritsar on own and Proceed to Dalhousie. On arrival at Dalhousie, Check into your hotel. Rest of the day free for leisure. Overnight at hotel in Dalhousie.
DAY 02: Visit Khajjiar (20 kms one way / approx 50 mins)
After breakfast, we visit Panjpulla, Subash Bowli, and Stature Falls. Then we will take you to Khajjiar also known as mini Switzerland of Himachal Pradesh. Overnight at hotel in Dalhousie.
DAY 03: In Dalhousie – Day at Leisure
After breakfast, rest of the day is free for leisure activities. Overnight at hotel in Dalhousie.
DAY 04: Dalhousie to Dharamshala (121 kms / approx 4 hrs)
After breakfast drive to Dharamshala. drive towards Dharamshala, check in at a hotel for dinner and overnight stay. Evening is free for leisure activities.
DAY 05: In Dharamshala – Local Sightseeing
After breakfast we visit the Norbulinga Institute of Tibetan Culture that was founded by the Department of Religion and Culture to preserve Tibetan culture and visit Chinmaya Tapovan that was established by Swami Chimayanand. There is also a 9m tall Lord Hanuman image and Ram Temple. Evening is free to visit the market at Mcleodganj also known as little Lhasa. Mcleodganj is the residence of His Holiness the Dalai Lama. Overnight at hotel in Dharamshala.
DAY 06: Dharamshala to Shimla (247 kms / approx 7 hrs)
After breakfast, Proceed for Journey to Shimla. Upon arrival transfer to the hotel in Shimla. Rest of the day free for leisure. Overnight at hotel in Shimla.
DAY 07: In Shimla – Local Sightseeing
After breakfast, visit Jakhu temple. Located at the town’s highest point, the temple is dedicated to Lord Hanuman. Visit Naldehra - 18km from Shimla. It has a nine-hole golf course designed by the British Viceroy Lord Curzon. After visiting Naldehra, we take you to Kufri, which is famous for the panoramic view it offers and for its ski slopes. We return to Shimla’s hotel for rest. Overnight at hotel in Shimla.
DAY 08: In Shimla – Day at Leisure
After breakfast, Rest of the day is free for leisure activities. Overnight at hotel in Shimla
DAY 09: Shimla – Parwanoo (95kms / approx 2 hrs)
After breakfast, proceed for Parwanoo. On arrival at Parwanoo, check into your hotel. Evening is free for leisure activities.
DAY 10: Departure
After breakfast leave for Delhi railway station / Delhi airport for onward journey.
Accommodation on Twin sharing basis.
Daily breakfast and dinner at all places.
All transfers and sightseeing by AC Vehicle.
Please note that AC will be switched off during hills
All toll taxes, parking charges, driver allowances.
All currently applicable hotel taxes except GST
Any Air or Rail fare.
Any other meal not mentioned in price includes.
Any other destination not mentioned in itinerary.
Any Pony / Doli Charges
Any monument entrance fees, camera fees, guide charges.
Any expenses of personal nature.
GST @ 5%
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