Himachal Pradesh, Route

Himachal – The Tibetan Exile Circuit

Plan your Himachal travel with us. We provide stays, transport, guide, permit and assistance to travel any part of this Himalayan territory. You can plan to air travel from/to Pathankot Domestic Airport(IXP). Rail connection available from Pathankot Junction (PTK).

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We offer both economic and premium tour packages for Himachal Pradesh. You can customize your itinerary to fit your passion and pocket. Please ask for a quotation for detailed tour plan and cost.

Itinerary – 7 Nights 8 Days

Day 01PalampurPick up from Pathankot/Dharamshala Airport and transfer to Palampur. A tea estate and a beautiful place to unwind and relax. Overnight at Palampur
Day 02McLeod GanjAfter breakfast move out from Palampur and proceed to McLeod Ganj. In the evening enjoy shopping at McLeod Ganj and walk till the palace. Overnight at McLeod Ganj
Day 03Tibetans in ExileAfter breakfast visit Dalai Lama temple, Bhagsu nag temple, water fall, Dal Lake, naddi and Norbulinka Art centre. Overnight at McLeod Ganj
Day 04KhajjiarAfter breakfast proceed towards Khajjiar. Overnight stay at Khajjiar
Day 05Another day at Khajjiar Go for local attractions like Khajjinag Temple and the small lake, or just take rest. Overnight stay at Khajjiar
Day 06DalhousieAfter breakfast proceed to Dalhousie via Bakrota hills & Lakkar Mandi. Visit the Mall road Gandhi chowk, Satdhara, Panjpulla, Tibetan market. Overnight at Dalhousie
Day 07ChambaAfter breakfast drive to Chamba via rock garden and dam site reach Chamba the district headquarters famous for ancient temples & museum evening back to hotel. Overnight at Dalhousie
Day 08Depart PathankotAfter breakfast proceed to Pathankot. Tour Ends

Palampur

About 30km southeast of Dharamsala, Palampur is a small junction town surrounded by tea plantations and rice fi elds. A short trek from town takes you to the pretty waterfall in Bundla Chasm , or you can pass a few hours observing the tea-making process at the Palampur Tea Cooperative, about 2km south of town on the main road between Kangra and Mandi.

McLeod Ganj

McLeod Ganj isn’t called ‘Little Lhasa’ just because it’s the seat of the Tibetan government-in-exile; it’s infused with a living blend of ancient and contemporary Tibetan culture, from arts to religion to food. The nearby Norbulingka Institute is among the best places in the world to see exquisite Tibetan crafts being handmade by masters and their apprentices.


Khajjiar

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India’s so-called ‘Mini Switzerland’, this grassy bowl-shaped marg (meadow), 22km from Dalhousie, is ringed by pines and thronged by Indian holidaymakers. In among the dhabas on one side is the Khajjinag Temple, with fine woodcarvings and crude effigies of the five Pandavas, installed here in the 16th century.

Chamba

The Chamba Valley is a splendidly isolated valley system, cut off from the Kangra Valley by the Dhauladhar Range and from Kashmir by the Pir Panjal. This area was ruled for centuries as the princely state of Chamba, the most ancient state in North India. Even though good roads connect Chamba with Pathankot and Kangra, surprisingly few travellers make it out here, with even fewer continuing up the valley beyond the old hill station of Dalhousie.

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OTAS| ontrip.in ‘s Himachal trips include stays at economic or luxury hotels with breakfast and all transport from/to airport or rail station and inbound movements. It also includes permits and taxes.