9 nights/10 days itinerary in India
Hidden Treasures of the Himalayas
for 2 adults
Dive into Delhi’s chaos before embarking on your journey to explore the foothills of the Himalayas. When riding a rickshaw through Old Delhi you will have a chance to sample the tempting street food delicacies and step foot into the colourful spice markets. Board the famous Toy Train to Shimla and marvel at the landscape when passing through lush green mountains and snow-capped peaks. Take a journey through time at the capital of Himachal Pradesh and learn about the colonial heritage that makes up it’s past. If you are looking for peace and tranquillity, you can find your sense of self when strolling through the serene Himalayan pine forests. From roaming the hometown of the Dalai Lama to hearing about the healing powers of the Amritsar pool, this adventure enables you to discover a true sense of spiritual India and delve deeper into the country’s rich culture and history.
- Immerse yourself within Old Delhi’s compelling chaos through an evening rickshaw food trail accompanied by a private chef
- Board the Toy Train from Kalka to Shimla, one of the world’s most scenic rail routes and get a sense of the India’s colonial past
- Take a tour of the city of Shimla and discover its colonial heritage followed by a visit to the ancient Tara Devi Temple
- Explore Dharamshala, once home to the Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama and take in the unparalleled views of the Himalayas
- Visit the Golden Temple of Amritsar and be invited to listen to the scriptures
- Take a walk through the old city of Amritsar for a chance to barter at the colour bazaar
The Imperial, Delhi
Heritage Room | Bed & Breakfast | 1 Night
Step back in time at the iconic The Imperial, built in 1931 this hotel is known for its classic colonial architecture and rich historical background. As a guest you will experience unrivalled service and hospitality, whether it is enjoying an art tour followed by high tea in The Atrium or taking a plunge in Delhi’s largest outdoor swimming pool. Experience a sensory journey at their signature restaurant The Spice Route, voted as one of the top 10 restaurants in India.
The Oberoi Cecil, Shimla
Deluxe Room | Bed & Breakfast | 2 Nights
Stay at the most exclusive hotel in Shimla, The Oberoi Cecil – a Grand Heritage Hotel. The property sits high upon a hill overlooking a picturesque valley, framed by snow-capped peaks. Enjoy an afternoon by the roaring fireplace in The Lounge while taking in the scenic views Shimla has to offer. Experience Oberoi’s impeccable service whether it’s rejuvenating in their spa or enjoying a private candlelit dinner for two.
Welcome Heritage Judges Court, Pragpur
Suite Room | Bed & Breakfast | 1 Night
Situated in the Kangra Valley, the Judge’s Court is an elegant Country Hotel. With only 10 luxurious rooms and suites, this property offers attentive and intimate service. The Judge’s Court pride themselves in being eco-friendly and organic. They grow their own produce from vegetables, fruit, wheat and maize which you will find on your plate during your delicious breakfast and dinner. This property offers a truly unique stay along your journey.
Fortune Park Moksha, Dharamshala
Club Room | Bed & Breakfast | 2 Nights
Within easy access to the main square but surrounded by forest pines, this hotel is perfect for those wanting to be encompassed by natural beauty. It’s rooms and suites offer astounding views of the surrounding mountains and valley. Take time to unwind whether it’s practicing yoga in the mountain-air, rejuvenating in the spa or enjoying an evening aperitif in the Neptune Bar & Lounge. This property is the perfect retreat to combine with discovering the hometown of the Dalai Lama.
Taj Swarna, Amritsar
Deluxe Room | Bed & Breakfast | 2 Nights
Located in the heart of Amritsar, The Taj Swarna is an elegant and contemporary hotel within close proximity to the Golden Temple. This property captures the spirit of the sacred city and offers guests an oasis to return to after a day of excursions. From being welcomed with a local seasonal beverage to experiencing an authentic Ayurvedic treatment in the Jiva Spa, guests will get a true sense of the seamless Taj hospitality.
*Price shown does not include flights