Arrive Delhi. Transfer to hotel. Tour of Delhi. In Old Delhi visit the Raj Ghat - the cremation sites of Mahatma Gandhi , Jama Masjid and drive past Red Fort and Chandni Chowk. In New Delhi visit the Qutub Minar built by Qutub-ud-Din Aibek in 1199, Humayun's Tomb, India Gate and Lakshminarayan Temple. Also drive past President's House, Parliament House and Government Secretariat Buildings. Overnight Delhi.
Excursion to rishikesh. Rishikesh is an ancient pilgrimage centre nestling in the foothills of the Garhwal Himalayas on the banks of river Ganges. Millions of Hindus come here every year to absolve themselves of their sins by bathing in the Holy Ganges, which has supported the ancient civilisation of the North Indian plains since time immemorial Overnight Haridwar.
Shimla at an altitude of 2130 meters is a utterly charming resort and is the best loved hill station in India and has been a favourite since British troops set up camp here in 1819. At an altitude of 2130 meters, the Shimla town is a beautiful place. With the Mall and Ridge being main attractions, climbing beyond Scandal point and Ridge beyond Shimla a 2 Kms walk takes your to the Jakhoo hill, with a panoramic view of Shimla and Hanuman temple. Overnight Shimla.
Morning drive to Chandigarh. Upon arrival check in at hotel. Afternoon visit city. Chandigarh was Designed by Le Corbusier - The famous French architect. Half day tour includes visit to the Secretariat, High Court, State Library, Assembly Chambers, Rose Gardens, University, Botanical Garden and the beautiful lake. Overnight Chandigarh.
Morning drive to Amritsar. Upon arrival check in at hotel. Afternoon visit city. Visit the Golden Temple - The sacred Sikh sanctuary, marbled, bronzed and covered with gold leaf wherein the Guru Granth Sahib-The Bible of the Sikhs is placed reverently. Also see the Community kitchen where 10000 pilgrims are fed daily on voluntary and complimentary basis. Visit the historic Jallianwala Bagh where Gen. Dyer's bullets killed scores of innocent Indians and the beautiful Ram Bagh Gardens. Overnight Amritsar.