Tour with Vaishno
-MANALI -LADAKH-KASHMIR - VASHNODEVI & DHARMSHALA
21 Nights & 22 Days
Day 01: Delhi –Chandigarh - Shimla (380 kms)
Pick up Chandigarh railway station & drive Shimla, transfer to hotel .Shimla
is the capital of Himachal Pradesh & former summer capital of British Raj
known as queen of hills, which offer some of the most beautiful view of
Himalayas. Check into the hotel and overnight at Shimla.
02: In Shimla
After breakfast drive to city tour visiting Indian Institute Of Advanced
Studies, Sankat Mochan Temple and Jakhu Temple, Evening free to stroll in
the famous shopping place of Shimla town - The Mall & The Ridge. Overnight
Day 03: In Shimla
Early morning after breakfast drive to Kufri situated at an altitude of 2680
mtrs. famous for Himalayan view & Nature Park. After that drive to Chail
,which is famous for Heights Cricket Ground in the World. In the evening
have a stroll at shimla's mall road which is suppose to be the biggest mall
road of all hills. Overnight at hotel.
Day 04: Shimla - Manali (320 kms/8 hrs)
After early breakfast drive to Manali is a perfect hill station covered with
snow mountains and beautiful water falls. On arrival check into the hotel.
And overnight at Manali.
Day 05: In Manali
Morning after breakfast go for city tour visiting Hadimba Devi Temple, Manu
Temple, Tibetan Monastery and Vashisht Village. In evening free to stroll on
Mall Road. Overnight at hotel.
Day 06 : Manali – Keylong (123 Kms)
Depart Early morning from Manali which enables you to reach Jispa by early
evening. Stopovers at Marhi, Rohtang pass, Koksar, Sissu, Tandi and Keylong.
Day 07 : Keylong – Sarchu (112
Again an early morning departure, taking it easy along the open road, which
helps us acclimitise better. Stopovers at Patseo, Baralacha Pass, Deepak tal.
Day 08 : Sarchu– Tanglangla – Upshi – Leh (250 kms)
A long day, head out after breakfast, with brief stopovers at Pang, Gata
loops, Tso Kar two Passes and moray plains and departure thereafter for Leh.
Stopovers at Tanglangla, Upshi.
Day 09 : Rest Day at Leh. Visit
Hemis and Thiksey in the latter half.
Day 10 : Leh – Khardungla – Nubra Valley – Hunder (130 kms)
A good day of explorations as we ride past the highest motorable pass in the
world (The Khardungla) and get on towards Nubra Valley, halting at Hunder
for the night.
Day 11 : Hunder – Leh
Enjoy camel safari in the morning and thereafter proceed back to Leh.
Accommodation @ Hotel Dreamland or similar.
Day 12 : Leh – Chang la – Pangong tso (170kms)
An early morning as we get ready for one of the great highlights of the trip
– The Pangong lake.
Day 13 – Pangong to Leh
Day 14 : Leh - Kargil (235 kms)
A good day as we visit Lamayuru monastery and thereafter continue towards
Dha Hanu village.
Day 15 : Kargil to Srinagar ( 205 kms)
Journey to Kashmir with stopovers at Drass, Sonamarg Arrive Srinagar, pride
of the beautiful valley of Kashmir famous for its lakes dotted with Shikaras
and the Mughal Gardens. Transfer to Hotel/ Houseboat. day at leisure,
shikara ride to Nehru Park in the evening,
Overnight in the Houseboat.
Day 16 : In Srinagar
Srinagar Excursion to the Mughal gardens built by Emperor Jahangir. Also
visit to the Shalimar bagh & Nishat bagh other beautiful gardens located on
the eastern side of the Dal lake. Overnight in the Deluxe House Boat.
Day 17 : Srinagar - Gulmarg – Srinagar ( 56 kms)
This morning you will proceed for a full day excursion to Gulmarg, Meadow of
Flowers ( 56 km /2 hrs) situated at an altitude of 2730 meters, full day at
leisure to take the leisurely walks on the lush green meadows of flowers
with a backdrop of the snow capped mountains. Enjoy pony ride or Gondola
ride (rope way) to Khillanmarg at your own cost, Return to
Srinagar,Overnight in the Houseboat.
Day 18 : Srinagar – Jammu- Katra ( 490 kms)
Post your arrival at Jammu, move to Katra by car enroute visiting
Kol-Kondoli temple at Nagrota & Devi Mayi Maa temple. chk into your hotel at
arrival and rest.
19 : Katra – Vaishnodevi – Katra
Visit to Mata Vaishnodevi shrine to pay you respect. Return to your hotel
and stay overnight.
Day 20 : Katra –Pathankot-- Dharamshala ( 230 kms)
After breakfast drive to Dharmsala has everything for a perfect holiday. It
is full of life and yet peaceful. Covering a wide area in the form of twin
settlement, Lower Dharmsala (1380m) is a busy commercial centre. While upper
Dharmsala (1830m) with the suburbs of Mcleodganj and Forsytheganj, retains a
British flavour and colonial lifestyle. Overnight at hotel.
Day 21: In Dharmsala
After breakfast go for the sightseeing of Mcleodganj H. H. The Dalai Lama
resides here. At the start of Mcleodganj is a small bazaar filled with
variety of Tibetan handicrafts. 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. The charming church of St. John in
the wilderness is situated here and this is the final resting place of Lord
Elgin, a British Viceroy of India during the 19th century. and Overnight at
Day 22: Dharmsala – Chandigarh – Delhi.
After breakfast drive to chandigarh & drop at railway station to Delhi.