Footsteps Of The Dalai Lama
Places : Delhi - Nalagarh - Pragpur - Dharamshala - Palampur -
Duration : 14 Nights / 15 Days
¤ Day walks in the Himalayan foothills
¤ Amazing scenery
¤ Amazing scenery
Day 01 :London - Delhi
from London - Heathrow in the morning on your British Airways flight to
Day 02 :Delhi
Arriving in Delhi in the early hours, transfer to the Imperial Hotel for
a morning at leisure. Later visit the impressive Red Fort and Rajghat and
wander through Old Delhi's teeming bazaars.
Day 03 : Delhi - Nalagarh
Early morning train journey by Shatabdi Express brings you to Chandigarh,
the new capital of Punjab. From here travel by road to the gateway of
Himacal Pradesh, Nalagarh (60kms-1½ hours) where you will overnight
at the Nalagarh Fort Resort.
Day 04 to 5 :Nalagarh - Pragpur
A short drive takes you to Ramgarh Fort the start of today's walk. This
afternoon you will drive to Pragpur and check-in to the Judges Court for a
two night stay. A day of trekking and exploring the market, ideal for
silver trinkets and shawls.
Day 06 :Pragpur - Dharamshala
A 2kms walk through attractive countryside to Garli, the sister village
of Pragpur, from here you will drive to Dharamshala (60kms-3 hours) via
the Jwalamukl Temple. Home for the next two nights will be at Chonor
Day 07 :Dharamshala
A full days trekking towards Triund, permits views of the Dalai Lama's
home and temple before returning to Chonor House.
Day 08 to 09 :Dharamshala - Palampur
After a leisurely breakfast visit the Norbulingka Institute, dedicated to
the preservation of the Tibetan culture then drive (70kms-2 hours) while
enjoying the views of the Dhauladhar range . Check-in to the Taragarh
Palace for two nights. The following day, after a short drive you will
trek down a gentle descent through lovely Kangri villages to a Buddhist
Day 10 :Palampur -
A mornings pottery workshop at the local specialty ethnic clay
potters or a gentle trek from Bir to Billing, a popular paragliding
spot. This afternoon drive to Naggar (180kms-6 hours) and arrive at
Naggar Castle for a two night stay.
Day 11 :Naggar
six hour trek is pure delight, walking through unspoiled villages and
taking in the stunning scenery.
Day 12 to 13 :Naggar - Shimla
After breakfast this morning you will drive to the Oberoi Cecil in
Shimla (290kms-9 hours) for a two night stay.
Day 14 :Shimla - Delhi
A morning drive to Kalka in time for your train to Delhi where you
will have use of a room at the Imperial Hotel until your transfer to
the airport for your flight home.
Day 15 :Delhi - London
Your British Airways flight departs early this morning, arriving back
in London later the same morning.
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