Dharamsala, Himachal pradesh

3 Nights / 4 Days

  • Dharamshala is a penseive little town in the heart of Himachal Pradesh. Popularly called as 'little Lhasa', it also oozes of beauty and Zen. Dharamshala is truly a town where everybody seems contented in life. Surrounded by the magnificent Dhauladhar ranges and flanked by the tall pine trees and deodars, it snuggles up along the Chamba and Kangra valleys and sings a spiritual tune. With the clanging bells of the Monastarys and slow chants of the Monks creates waves across this town.Feel the prayers cleanse you and your soul. Dharamshala truly stands as a testimony to that popular saying; Lose yourself to find yourself! Experience the spiritual Dharamshala and connect with yourself like never before!

    Weather

    Summer (April to June): 20^C to 35^C Winter (October to March): -4^C to 12^C.

    Nearest Airport

    Gaggal Airport (15 kms away) You can arrive at Delhi/Chandigarh airport and drive down to Dharamsala (5 -6 hours away).

    Nearest Railway

    Pathankot railway station is 85 kms away from Dharamsala..

    Best Time to visit

    September to January.

  • Day 01 :
    Pick up from Gaggal airport and drive down to your guest house located in a scenic village of Norbulinka. Most incoming flights arrive at Dehradun in the afternoon from Delhi. Lunch at the guesthouse, relax and head out in the late evening to the nearby Norbulinka Institute and a Monastry and soak up on all the art and culture such as the Tibetian sculpture and paintings done by the local artisans. 12 Kms away from the resort there lies a beautiful Dalai Lama monastary and the famous Parikrama temple. These are some of the best places to visit very close to the village in which your guesthouse is situated. Return back to your stay and have dinner. You can either sit out on the alwn and enjoy a star studded skies or turn in for the night and have a good sleep.

    Day 02 :
    After breakfast, explore the spiritual town of Dharamsala and Mc Leod Ganj. Visit the Tibetian institute and learn about the ancient medicinal techniques and herbs. These medicines have been used for ages to treat various chronic ailments since ancient times. There are alot of secrets to living a healthy life which you can aquire from here. You can also visit the spectacular Bhagsu falls which is 2 kms from the Dalai Lama institute. Later in the day after lunch, visit the St. Johns church and revel in the Gothic architecture and Tishuta meditationc enter for some peaceful renderings. These long stading monuments make some great photographs to take home. Talk to various monks, see them perform various rituals and learn the underlying culture of the ancient Buddhism. Have breakfast and head to the beautiful Sherbaling Monastry which is located 70 kms away from Dharamsala on the foothills of Kangra valley. There are smaller Monastries which are located nearby which are on the road less traveled. We would take you there for sure. You can visit them all if you are up for it untill you get a spiritual overload! You can have lunch at the river side retreats or any authentic tibetian eatery and head back to Dharamsala. On the way to Dharamsala you can stop by this famous Shiva/ Mahadev temple. Along the way you might meet a special lady who has paved a path for her spiritual enlightment by mediatting for 12 years in India! She has been blessed by Dalai Lama himself. Head back to the resort after that and rest after a belly bursting buffet dinner.

    Day 03 :
    Wake up early in the morning, freshen up and head to the sprawling and lushious tea plantation nearby. You can spend some time there amongst the tea estate and have some refreshing tea at a very old and famous tea stall in Dharamsala which serves the Namkeen chai/Tea. You can return to the resort, have your breakfast and head out to Karmapa monastry hich is 3 kms from the resort or you can choose to visit the town the Dharamsala and the complexes there. You can do lot of photography sessions with the Monks as they are happy to oblidge. There is a local market selling all the ancient tibetaian artefacts and a Norlings art show room which has tastefully done art works by local artisans. When you do get tired, you can either have your lunch at the resort, or head out to a very rustic English cafe called Illiterati and dig into some delectable continental cuisine while you enjoy the over looking Dhauldhar ranges. There are lots of activities that happen in this cafe like a photo exhibit by the local photographer, or a small tibetian music jam etc. You can visit a local village a little ahead of Norbulinka by a small 20 minutes hike. The speciality of this is that you will embark upon a beautiful balmy sunset from atop! You can trek back down after that and head back to your resort. Relax for the evening, have your dinner and call it a night!

    Day 04 :
    Wake up in the morning to fresh smell of coffee, birds chirpping and monastry bells clanging somewhere in the distance. Freshen up, have breakfast and check out from the resort. This marks the end of the your great spiritual journey through Dharamsala. You will be driven to your airport where you can board your flight back to Delhi. (Dharamsala is famous for local folklore and spiritual festivals that happen in local villages. These are subjective and we would love for you to experience these events if you happen to book your journey on those following dates. We will let you know in detail of any upcoming fairs or events and design your itinerray to fit that experience in!)

  • PER PERSON COST: INR 6,284/- onwards.
    (Additional 9% of the tour cost would be charged as service tax).

    COST INCLUDES:

    • 3N/4D full board accommodation including Breakfast, lunch and dinner.
    • All applicable taxes.
    • On field guidance.
    • All Park entry fees, accommodation on a twin sharing basis and taxes.

    COST EXCLUDES:

    • Any Airfare or Train fare from Home/Base locations or returns.
    • Any type of drinks like mineral water & alcoholic beverages during journey, safari drives or at the camps/hotel/guest houses etc.
    • Any medical expenses in case of emergencies.
    • he services of Vehicles is not included on leisure days beyond the itiernrary.
    • Any type of personal insurance.
    • Any medical emergencies.
    • (Transport from main cities like Bangalore can be arranged, but will incur additional costs.).

     

  • Payment Terms

    • Indian nationals: 100% payment on or before 60 days of travel.
    • Foreign Nationals:100% payment on or before 90 days of travel.

    Cancellation Policy

    • 50% refund if cancelled before 50 days of travel.
    • 20% refund if cancelled 30 days before travel.
    • No refund if cancelled after above mentioned days.

    Additional terms

    • This tour requires a general fitness among individuals.
    • A medical certificate will be needed to be produced giving a basic stats of your vitals.Indeminity bond needs to be signed prior to the tour.
    • Beyond roads travel and photography Pvt. Ltd will not be held responsible for any damages or mishaps to the property etc. undertaken by the customer.
    • Beyond roads travel and photography Pvt. Ltd will not be responsible for any loss or theft. Although, it is advisable not to keep an eye out on a general note.
    • If you have any medical condition, it did be advisable to inform us about it. This ensures an extra care and support for you from our side.
    • Beyond roads travel and photography Pvt. Ltd can cancel any tours for any unseen or unfavourable conditions which can prove risky for you to travel there. In such a case, a full refund will be amde to you.
    • It is advisable to follow a set rules, especially in mentored tours. This ensures your safety.
    • There are guidlines and advise on what to carry in your clothes baggage. This ensures you are comfortable throughout your journey. Any medical emergencies will not be borne by Beyond roads Travel and Photography Pvt. Although, care and assitance will be given to you throughout any unforeseen circumstances.
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