Day 1Drive from Pathankot to Dharamshala (90km/approx. 2 hours)
After you arrive at the Pathankot railway station, you car will pick you up and take you to Dharamshala. Check-in at the hotel and spend the rest of the evening at your leisure. Dinner and overnight at the hotel.
Day 2Sightseeing in Dharamshala
After breakfast, visit the Tibetan Medical Centre that produces traditional Tibetan medicines. This research and treatment centre also has a museum that displays rocks, metals, fossils, wood, bark, etc. used to make the medicines. The Church of St. John is located in a deodar forest. Visitors come to admire the beautiful Belgian stained-glass windows from the 19th century. You may also visit local monasteries or take part in a meditation class. Spend the evening at your leisure. Dinner and overnight at the hotel.
Day 3Drive from Dharamshala to Dalhousie (130 km/approx. 4 hrs)
After breakfast, drive to Dalhousie. Check-in and spend a day of rest at the hotel. Dinner and overnight in Dalhousie.
Day 4Sightseeing in Dalhousie
After breakfast, go on a full-day sightseeing tour of Dalhousie. Visit Panchpula, the town’s popular picnic spot. Along with streams and ponds, Panchpula has a memorial dedicated to freedom fighter Sardar Ajit Singh. Ajit Singh was the uncle of young martyr Bhagat Singh. Take a walk under towering pine trees at the Subhash Baoli. You will see the Bhulwani Mata temple at Bara Pathar. There is also a potato field nearby. Hike up Bakrota Hills for an impressive view of snow-clad peaks and see the first church to be built in Dalhousie, the St. John’s Church. Dinner and overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 5Trip to Khajjiar
After breakfast, drive to Khajjiar to spend the day in what is called India’s ‘mini-Switzerland’. Khajjiar is among the 160 places in the world that was officially given the title because of its resemblance to the lovely landscapes in Switzerland. The lush green meadows are a photographer’s delight. Khajjiar Lake is situated at the centre of the plains. Return to Dalhousie. Dinner and overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 6Drive from Dalhousie to Pathankot (70 km/approx. 3 hours)
After breakfast, you will be driven back to Pathankot for your return journey.
Dharamshala was the capital of the erstwhile Katoch Dynasty, considered as one of the oldest serving royal families in the world. It’s a popular hill station among those who love holidaying in the mountains. More recently, the Indian Premier League brought Dharamshala into the cricketing spotlight with its beautiful cricket stadium. Dalhousie is a beautiful and serene hill station with wooded valleys and mountain springs.
05 Nights accommodation on twin sharing basis
Daily breakfast & dinner
All transfers & sightseeing as per itinerary in an air-conditioned vehicle
All toll taxes, parking fees & driver’s allowances
All applicable hotel taxes
All personal expenses, optional tours and extra meals
Vehicle service on leisure days for sightseeing not included in the itinerary