Tour Overview :
Dharamshala is a city in the Indian state of Himachal Pradesh. Surrounded by cedar forests on the edge of the Himalayas, this hillside city is home to the Dalai Lama and the Tibetan government-in-exile.
Destination : Dharamshala (202 km / approx 4.5 hrs drive)
Duration : Overnight (2 days)
Places Covered : Kangra Art Museum, Lord Elgin’s Memorial, McLeodganj, Dalai Lama Temple Complex
Price : USD 150.00 per person (subject to minimum 2 persons travelling)
Inclusion : Chauffeur driven air-conditioned vehicle, an English speaking local guide and monument entrance fees; smps bottled mineral water
Pickup from your hotel at 0830 hrs and drive to Dharamshala.
McLeod Ganj: Originally home of the semi-nomadic Gaddi tribe, Mcleodganj is today the residence of His Holiness, the Dalai Lama. This mid-19th century place was developed as a British Garrison. The place was developed as an important administrative point for the whole Kangra valley. Today the place has developed as headquarters of the exiled Tibetan Government. The impressive monastery has larger than life size images of Buddha, Padmasambhava and Avaloketeshwara
Kangra Art Museum: This treasure trove of the Kangra valley’s arts, crafts, and rich past, displays artifacts that date back to the 5th century. The museum also includes a gallery of Kangra’s famous miniature paintings and a representative collection of sculptures, pottery, and anthropological items.
Lord Eligin’s Memorial: It is a world famous church built in the memory of lord Elgin, the Scottish working peer and eighth Viceroy. In 1896, he took vacations from official Shimla. He was not able to finish his 4 years term and died in Dharamsala. Before his death he had given instructions to be buried in the Church of St. John.
Next day return back to Amritsar and transfer to your hotel or airport/station
Pls note : The cost of the hotel is not included in the rate, as this depends on your choice of hotel category.