Arrive in Delhi on the first day of the Himalayan Sojourn tour. Delhi will be the best place to begin on a tour across the Himalayan region, owing to its proximity and its accessibility to the region.On the 2nd day of the tour, embark on sightseeing trails across the city. Visit the India Gate, Humayun's Tomb, Qutub Minar, and the Rashtrapati Bhawan located in Lutyen's Delhi (New Delhi). In the Old Delhi area, the prominent places to visit are Red Fort, Chandni Chowk, and the Jama Masjid.
On the 3rd day of the Himalayan Sojourn tour, move out of Delhi and into the first destination in the Himalayan region - Dharamshala. Enroute you will also halt over at Pathankot, an important stopover in this circuit.On the 4th and the 5th day of the Himalayan tour, explore the beauty of Dharamshala. The Hindu temples located here are great places of reverence for the devotees, and people from other faiths also come to visit these shrines owing to the tranquility and serenity that prevail over here. The Bhagshunag temple, the Kunal Parthi temple, and the Chamunda temple are the foremost names to be mentioned here.The 5th day of the tour can be reserved for exploring the Upper Dharamashala area, popularly known as Mcleodganj. This area is specifically significant for its Buddhist shrines and monasteries. A visit to the Norbulingka Institute, Namgyal Monastery, Tibetan Institute of Performing Arts, and the main market will complete the picture for you.
In the morning of the 6th day of the Himalaya tours, travel eastwards to Manali to capture some really interesting visuals of fresh snow! After covering a distance of 235 km, the best thing for you to do will be to retire for the day. Check into the hotel and surrender yourself to its cozy comforts.Early next morning travel around Manali. Begin with a tour of Old Manali and visit the ancient temples and other attractions housed here. The Manu temple, the Vashisth temple, and the Hadimba temple are a few of the most important destinations to name here.The best excursion option from Manali is a trip to Rohtang, the haven of snow and adventure activities. The entire journey from Manali to Rohtang will rejuvenate your senses and prepare you for some real thrill, up in the mountains. Skiing, rock climbing, rappellingand the list of adventure activities available here is endless.
Post-breakfast on the 9th day of the tour, leave Manali for Shimla, popular as the 'queen of hill stations'. The foremost attractions housed within Shimla include the Jakhu temple, the Sankat Mochan temple, the Chadwick Falls, and the Mall. You may also undertake a quick excursion to Kufri and Fagu villages located a few km away from the city. In the afternoon of the 10th day of the tour, travel back to Delhi and then to Rishikesh, a quaint town nestled comfortably in the foothills of the Himalayas.
Rishikesh is the beginning point of the CharDham Yatra, a famous pilgrimage option for the Hindus. Housing a number of temples and ashrams, this is one of the best places in the country for meditation. The Muni-Ki-Reti, the Sivananda Ashram, and the Lakshman Jhula are the most popular attractions housed here.
Embark on day -long excursions to Haridwar from Rishikesh on the twelfth day of the tour. The places worth visiting here include Har ki Pauri, Chandi Devi temple, Mansa Devi temple, and the Maya Devi Temple, among others.Overnight stay will be arranged in Haridwar.
On the 13th day of the tour, travel back from Haridwar to Delhi and check into the hotel for some relaxing moments. Either you stay back in the hotel and explore its amenities or explore the markets on the city; the choice ultimately is yours...
Embark on a day-long excursion to Agra to visit the local attractions of the place, almost adding up like icing on the cake! What could be a better way to conclude the Himalayan Sojourn than a trip to the Taj Mahal and the Agra Fort? Return back to Delhi for an overnight stay.