Beauty of Western Himachal with Vaishno Devi

dalhousie

Family Package, Best Seller Package, Sightseeing Package, Explore India Package, Cultural Package, Hillstation Package, Religious Package, Himachal Package, Jammu & Kashmir Package

Day 1 Arrive Jammu – Katra (51 kms / 2 hrs)

Arrival at Jammu railway station / Airport and transfer to Katra situated in the foothills of the Trikuta Mountains, where the holy shrine of Mata Vaishno Devi is located. On arrival check-in and overnight at hotel in Katra.

 

Day 2 In Katra – Mata Vaishno Devi

After buffet breakfast start trek to Holy shrine. The shrine is a distance of approximately 14 kilometers (8.4 miles) from Katra. This track requires a steep uphill climb till a place called Sanjichhat (around 3 Kms from Adkuwari) and then a downward climb for another 3 Kms till Bhawan. While Adkuwari is at an altitude of 4800 feet and Bhawan at about 5200 feet, Sanjichhat is located at an altitude of 6200 feet. Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Ji resides in a Holy Cave located in the folds of the three peaked mountain named Trikuta (pronounced as Trikoot). The deities are in the shape of three natural rock formations called the Pindies. There are no statues or idols inside the Cave. A geological study of the Holy Cave has indicated its age to be nearly a million years. After Darshan, trek back to your hotel at Katra for overnight stay.

 

Day 3 Katra – Dalhousie (240 kms / 07 hrs)

After breakfast depart from Katra to Dalhousie by surface. On arrival check in at hotel. Dalhousie, in western Himachal is full of old world charm and holds lingering echoes of the Raj era. Rest of the day at leisure. Overnight at hotel.

 

 

Day 4 In Dalhousie – Local sightseeing tour

Morning proceed for local sightseeing tour of Dalhousie. The place is named after the British governor General of the 19th century, Lord Dalhousie. Dalhousie has charming colonial architecture, including some beautiful churches. Visit Punjpula, Subhash Baoli, St. Francis Church and St. John’s Church. Afternoon at leisure. Overnight at hotel.

 

Day 5 In Dalhousie – Excursion to Khajjiar and Chamba

After breakfast at the hotel, you will proceed for a full day tour of Chamba & Khajjiar. Khajjiar, often called India’s Switzerland where the exquisite glade has a circumference of about 5 km. along its fringes. Thick forests of deodar climb the slopes and the snow-line rests above these woods. After visiting Khajjiar drive to Chamba town. As a former princely State, it is one of the oldest town in surrounding mountains and dates back to the sixth century. Visit Laxmi Narayan Temple, the Chowgan: Chamba’s wide concourse, Bhuri Singh Museum; Named after Raja Bhuri Singh of Chamba and St. Andrew’s church. Evening return back to Dalhousie. Overnight at hotel.

 

Day 6 Dalhousie – Dharamshala (143 kms / 05 hrs) PM: local sightseeing

After breakfast depart from Dalhousie to Dharamshala by surface. On arrival check in at hotel. Dharamshala also known as little Lahsa, has been the seat of his Holiness, the Dalai Lama, the leader of the Tibetans, since 1960. Afternoon leave for Sightseeing covering Mcleodganj, Dal Lake, Dalai lama temple, Bhagsu Nag and Naddi. Rest of the day at leisure. Overnight at hotel.

 

 

Day 7 In Dharamshala

After breakfast at the hotel, proceed for full day sightseeing tour of Dharamshala. Visit St. John in the Wilderness, State Museum, War memorial and Norbulingka institute. Rest of the day at leisure or you can visit local market. Overnight at hotel

 

 

Day 8 Departure from Dharamsala

After breakfast, you shall be transferred to Dharamsala Airport or Railway Station by private vehicle.

Trips end here with a bag full of memories to look back upon with relish and nostalgia!

 

 

Tour Ends.

                           PACKAGE COST FOR INDIAN NATIONALS ONLY

 

Standard Deluxe Premium
INR20334/- INR31631 INR36729/-

 

 

HOTEL USED:-

 

Place Bugdet  HOTEL DELUXE HOTEL PREMIUM HOTEL
Katra Hotel Devi Mahal OR Similar Jai Ma Inn OR Similar

 

Jai Ma Inn OR Similar

 

Dalhousie

 

Hotel Himgiri OR Similar

 

Atithis Resort OR Similar

 

JK Clarks Exotica OR Similar

 

Dharamsala

 

Hotel Plaza Residency OR Similar

 

Snow Hermitage Resort OR Similar

 

White Ridge Hotel OR Similar

 

  • 02 Nights accommodation in Katra.
  • 03 Nights accommodation in Dalhousie.
  • 02 Nights accommodation in Dharamshala.
  • Daily breakfast at the hotel.
  • All tours and transfers on private basis as per the itinerary.

 

 

Package Exclude:-

  • Any airfare / train tickets.
  • Any meals other than specified in inclusions.
  • Personal expenses such as tips, porterage, telephone calls, etc.
  • Surcharge will be applicable on particular events, festival & fairs.
  • Travel Insurance.
  • GST extra.

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Vaishno Devi Mandir is a Hindu temple dedicated to the Hindu Goddess, located in Katra at the Trikuta Mountains within the Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir. The Temple or Bhawan is 13.5 km from Katra and various modes of transportation are available from katra to Bhawan, including Ponies, Electric vehicles and paalkhis operated by 2 or 4 persons. Helicopter services are also available up to Sanjichhat, which is 9.5 km from Katra.

The Dalhousie is a hill station in Himachal Pradesh, established in 1854 by the British Empire's government in India as a summer retreat for its troops and officials.

It is built on and around five hills, Kathalagh, Potreyn, Terah, Bakrota and Bhangora. Located on the western edge of the Dhauladhar mountain range of the Himalayas, it is surrounded by snow-capped peaks.

7N/8D at INR 20,334 per person (+flight fare)

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