|Day 02 : Agra :
After breakfast proceed for Agra Sightseeing – Taj Mahal & Red Fort then transfer to Jaipur. Overnight stay at Jaipur.
The Taj Mahal is the epitome of Mughal art and one of the most famous buildings in the world. Yet there have been few serious studies of it and no full analysis of its architecture and meaning. Ebba Koch, an important scholar, has been permitted to take measurements of the complex and has been working on the palaces and gardens of Shah Jahan for thirty years and on the Taj Mahal itself—the tomb of the emperor's wife, Mumtaz Mahal—for a decade.
Agra Fort – Near the garden of the Taj Mahal stands the important 16th century Mughal monument known as the Red Fort of Agra. This powerful fortress of red sandstone encompasses, within its 2.5kms long enclosure walls the imperial city of the Mughal rulers. It comprises many fairytale palaces, such as the Jahangir Palace and the khas mahal, built by Shah Jahan.
DAY 03: AGRA – CHANDIGARH
After breakfast check out from the hotel & drive to Chandigarh. arrival & check into the hotel. Overnight at Chandigarh.
DAY 04 CHANDIGARH – MANALI
After breakfast proceed for the sightseeing for Chandigarh, visit Rock Garden, Rose Garden & Sukhna Lake. Then drive to Manali. Overnight at Manali.
Zakir Hussain Rose Garden Asia's largest Rose Garden and is spreaded over 30 acres of land having over 1600 different species or roses. These have been planted beautifully carved out lawns and flowers beds. Like the cultural zone which is just across the road in sector 10,this was also planned by Dr. M.S. Randhawa as his interest in horticulture and fondness for flowers was profuse. Every year, either at the end of February or beginning of March, a big festival known as Rose Festival, is celebrated at this garden.
Rock Garden of Chandigarh is a Sculpture garden in Chandigarh, India, also known as Nek Chand's Rock Garden after its founder Nek Chand, a government official who started the garden secretly in his spare time in 1957. Today it is spread over an area of forty-acres (160,000 m²), it is completely built of industrial & home waste and thrown-away items.
Sukhna Lake is a beautiful lake that lies in the foothills of Shivalik range. The unique thing about Sukhna is that it is a manmade lake. It is a 3 km long lake that was created in the year 1958. It was done by damming the Sukhna Choe, which is a seasonal stream flowing down from the Shivalik hills. Sukhana Lake of Chandigarh, India has become an integral part of the city
DAY 05: MANALI
After relaxed morning proceed for the Kullu Sightseeing, Overnight stay at Manali.
DAY 06: MANALI
Morning Rohtang Pass sightseeing, then back to the hotel for lunch. After lunch proceed for the local sightseeing Vashisht Temple, Hadimba Temple, Monastery, Tibetan Market. Overnight at Manali.
Rohtang Pass - Manali is the gateway to Rohtang pass beyond which lie the twin valley of Lahaul and Spiti. In winter the mountain slopes are snow clad and they turn into perfect skiing slopes. This point is one of the main attraction for tourists coming to Manali. The Rohtang pass is 51 KM north of Manali and it is located on Manali Keylong Highway at an altitude of 4111 meters ( 13,400 ft ). This pass opens for tourist from April end to October end of the year. The permission to travel on this highway is given by Indian army after they clear the snow and inspect the road for it's fitness and safety for movement of person and the vehicles.
DAY 07: MANALI - Shimla
After breakfast drive to Shimla. Check into the Hotel, Overnight stay at Shimla.
Day 08: Shimla
Breakfast. excursion to Kufri, which is situated at an altitude of 2500 meters, just a 2 hours drive from Shimla. Later in the afternoon, visit the Vice Regal Lodge and walk down the Mall Road. Dinner & Overnight
Day 09: Shimla -AMRITSAR
After breakfast checkout from the hotel & drive to Amritsar. Upon arrival check into the hotel & Overnight at Amritsar.
DAY 10: AMRITSAR SIGHTSEEING
Enjoy full Day sightseeing at Amritsar visit Golden Temple, Jaliawala Bagh, Summer palace of Maharaja Ranjit Singh. Evening visit Wagha Border, after that have your dinner & drive back to Delhi. Overnight journey.
Golden Temple Amritsar India (Sri Harimandir Sahib Amritsar) is not only a central religious place of the Sikhs, but also a symbol of human brotherhood and equality. Everybody, irrespective of cast, creed or race can seek spiritual solace and religious fulfilment without any hindrance. It also represents the distinct identity, glory and heritage of the Sikhs. To pen-down the philosophy, ideology, the inner and outer beauty, as well as the historical legacy of Sri Harimandir Sahib is a momentous task. It is a matter of experience rather than a of description.
Wagha Border - Wagah Border is the only open border crossing India and Pakistan and which is officially accessible by both the nations. The closing ceremony at Wagah Border, also known as 'lowering of the flags' ceremony, is a daily martial custom that the security forces of India (Border Security Force) and Pakistan (Pakistan Rangers) have mutually followed since 1959. This interesting ceremony takes place every evening before sunset at the Wagah Border.
DAY 11: DELHI
Arrival in Delhi end tour .
Fixed weekly departure every Friday
Cost of the tour is Rs. 18,500/- per person (Based on 15pax)
· Transportation by A.C. bus 3X2 for whole tour (A/C would not be applicable in hills & parked vehicle)
· Sightseeing as per the itinerary
· Accommodation on triple / quad sharing basis in 2* category hotels
· South Indian breakfast, lunch and dinner
· 1 ltr water bottle daily
· All sightseeing entrance fee to the monuments / gardens
· Drivers TA and other charges
· Fuel charges, state taxes and parking fee
· All government taxes
· Any airfare / train fare
· Camera fee to the monuments
· Any insurance
· Any personal expenses like laundry, STD calls etc
· Any claim or delay charges due to natural calamities such as land slide, road blockage, heavy rain etc
· Or any other things which are not mentioned in cost included column