On the day of arrival at the New Delhi airport, Alkof Holidays representative will meet you and transfer you to the hotel. The rest of the day is at leisure to explore the city's bustling streets or wander its wide tree-lined boulevards to get your first taste of India. Overnight stay at the hotel.
After breakfast at the hotel, proceed for a full-day sightseeing of Delhi. The National Capital of India, Delhi has been in existence since the 6th century BC. Start your sightseeing from the Rajghat, the memorial where Mahatma Gandhi was cremated in 1948. Later, visit the Jama Masjid, the largest mosque in India, commissioned by Emperor Shah Jahan. Later, enjoy a rickshaw ride in Chandni Chowk, the busiest market in Old Delhi. Afterwards, drive past President House, and India Gate in Edwin Lutyen's Delhi. Thereafter, visit Humayun's Tomb, built in 1562, commissioned by Humayun's wife Hamida Banu Begum. Later in the evening visit the Qutab Minar, the tallest brick minaret in the world, commissioned by Qutbuddin Aibak. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Early morning leave for Agra - the city of Taj Mahal. Upon arrival visit Itmad-ud-Daulah, Agra Fort and the Taj Mahal. Later in the evening, our representative will transfer you back to Delhi for overnight stay.
After breakfast at the hotel, our representative will transfer you to New Delhi railway station to board an Express train to Amritsar. Upon arrival at Amritsar railway station, our local representative will meet you and transfer you to the hotel. Rest and relax at the hotel, later in the afternoon visit Indo-Pak Wagha Border to watch Flag Retreat Ceremony, after that drive back to the hotel for night stay.
After breakfast at the hotel, visit Golden Temple - central religious place of the Sikhs, and a symbol of human brotherhood and equality. Also visit Jallianwala Bagh, and Durgiana Temple. Later in the afternoon leave for Dalhousie, a high-altitude town spread across 5 hills near the Dhauladhar mountain range of Himachal Pradesh. Upon arrival check-in at the hotel for night stay.
After breakfast at the hotel, proceed for a full day sightseeing of Dalhousie, visit Subhash Chowk, Gandhi Chowk and Thandi Sadak. Later proceed to Khajjiar, to enjoy some free time in beautiful hill town, popular as "the Mini Switzerland of India". Overnight stay at the hotel in Dalhousie.
After breakfast at the hotel, leave for Dharamshala. Upon arrival in Dharamshala, check-in at the hotel. The rest of the day at leisure or you can visit a local market for shopping or enjoy a Nature's walk in this beautiful location. Overnight stay at the hotel.
After breakfast at the hotel, proceed for a full day sightseeing tour of Dharamshala. Start your sightseeing with Baijnath temple, one of the 12 Jyotirlingas situated in Kangra district. Later visit the tea gardens of Palampur. After that proceed to Mcleodganj to visit the famous Tibetan monastery - a seat of His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama, and to enjoy the beautiful views of the Himalayas. Overnight stay at the hotel in Dharamshala.
After breakfast at the hotel, leave for Shimla. On the way to Shimla, enjoy the beautiful views of the Himalayas. Upon arrival check-in at the hotel for an overnight stay.
After breakfast at the hotel, head out to explore Shimla, visit Jakhu Temple, feel the magic of nature from the beautiful stained-glass-windows of Christ Church, which was built in the 1850. Later in the afternoon leave for Kufri, a beautiful place surrounded by dense forest and snow capped mountains where one can completely relax in the lap of nature. Evening is at leisure or you can indulge yourself in shopping at the mall road in Shimla. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Early in the morning, Alkof Holidays representative will transfer you to Shimla railway station to board a toy train upto Kalka. The UNESCO World Heritage Kalka-Shimla Toy Train is the most beautiful hill trains in India connecting Indian Plains to the Summer Capital - Shimla. The toy train ride from Shimla to Kalka, is exciting and adventurous as it offers panoramic views of the picturesque Shivalik Hills, as well as the enigmatic Himalayas along the way. En-route, the toy train passes through 102 tunnels and 87 bridges while crossing some of the most exotic river valleys and serene waterfalls, which all combine to magnify the fun and adventure quotient of the journey. Upon arrival at Kalka railway station, board another train to New Delhi. Upon arrival at New Delhi railway station, our representative will meet you and transfer to the hotel for overnight stay.
After breakfast at the hotel, our representative will transfer you to the New Delhi airport to board the flight to your home or onward destination.
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Good To Know
A deposit of 10% is required to confirm this tour, and the remaining balance will be charged 60 days prior tour starting date. For any bookings within 60 days of departure, the full tour amount will be charged upon booking. This can be paid through bank transfer, credit/debit card, or cash.
No additional cancellation fees apply for this tour. You can cancel the tour prior tour starting date and avoid paying the full amount, but the deposit you have paid is non-refundable. No refund applies for cancellations within of tour starting date.
It is the sole responsibility of each individual traveller to get the required visa(s) for this tour, as visa requirements vary depending on your nationality. We recommend to check with the Embassy of India in your home country.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
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On arrival at New Delhi Airport, India, our local representative will be there at the airport holding a placard of your name for identification. We shall also provide you list of emergency 24 hours contact numbers for any emergency.
Although tipping in India is not compulsory, doing so is a nice gesture. In some circumstances, a small tip is expected. The rules of etiquette for gratuity in India are a little muddled as a colonial past, tourism, and cultural influences clash. We do recommend tipping at various instances, but tip higher only when you are very happy with the service. Tip can given after completion of the services from 5$, 10$ or more as per your choice and depending on how much satisfied & happy you are with the service provider.
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