North India Tour - January 2025

Welcome to our North India Tour!

Discover the Magic of North India with our exclusive tour, designed and curated by us. Together, we explore Delhi’s historic monuments, Dharamshala’s Tibetan culture, Amritsar’s Golden Temple, Shimla’s hill stations and more.

Immerse yourself in vibrant cultures, savour local delicacies and enjoy exploring the food, culture, and history of this enchanting region. You will create memories that will last a lifetime. Come and enjoy the rich, warm hospitality that India is famous for.

We have brought you a diverse range of flavours and sensual experiences from the best selection of local dishes. On this tour, you will find that some of the best places to eat are not particularly luxurious but serve exceptional, authentic food.

3rd January: Delhi Arrival and Local Sightseeing

  • We meet you on arrival at Indira Gandhi International Airport in Delhi.
  • Transfer to Dharampura Haveli for check-in
  • Overnight stay


4th January: Delhi Local Sightseeing

  • Have breakfast at the hotel.
  • Continue exploring Delhi's iconic landmarks:
  • Visit Red Fort.
  • Visit India Gate, a war memorial dedicated to Indian soldiers.
  • Explore Humayun's Tomb, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  • Enjoy lunch at Indian Accent, India’s #1 Restaurant.
  • Spend the evening leisurely, perhaps shopping at Connaught Place or exploring Delhi's street food scene.

5th January: Delhi to Amritsar by Flight and Local Sightseeing

  • Check out from Dharampura Haveli after breakfast.
  • Transfer to the airport for your flight to Amritsar.
  • Upon arrival, check in at TAJ Amritsar.
  • Begin local sightseeing:
  • Visit the spiritual haven of the Golden Temple.
  • Pay homage at the poignant Jallianwala Bagh.
  • Witness the patriotic fervor at the Wagah Border ceremony.
  • Enjoy dinner featuring traditional Punjabi cuisine.


6th January: Amritsar Local Sightseeing

  • After breakfast, delve deeper into Amritsar's heritage:
  • Explore the history of the Partition at the Partition Museum.
  • Visit Ram Bagh, a historical garden showcasing Maharaja Ranjit Singh's legacy.
  • Indulge in local delicacies for lunch.
  • Spend the evening at leisure, perhaps enjoying a peaceful stroll around the city.



7th January: Amritsar to Dharamshala by Road and Local Sightseeing

  • Check out from TAJ Amritsar after breakfast.
  • Embark on a scenic road journey to Dharamshala.
  • Upon arrival, check in at ITC Dharamshala.
  • Begin local sightseeing:
  • Visit the serene Dalai Lama Temple Complex.
  • Explore the bustling streets of McLeod Ganj, known for its Tibetan culture and cuisine.
  • Enjoy dinner at a local restaurant.

8th January: Dharamshala Local Sightseeing

  • After breakfast, immerse yourself in the charm of Dharamshala:
  • Visit the Norbulingka Institute, dedicated to preserving Tibetan art and culture.
  • Explore Kangra Fort, one of the oldest forts in India.
  • Return to the hotel for a relaxing evening.



9th January: Dharamshala Local Sightseeing

  • Enjoy a leisurely breakfast at the hotel.
  • Continue exploring Dharamshala
  • Cooking demonstration and lunch at a local Tibetan restaurant
  • Shop for souvenirs and handicrafts at local markets.
  • Relax and rejuvenate amidst the tranquil surroundings.
  • Spend the evening at your own pace.


10th January: Dharamshala to Shimla and Local Sightseeing

  • Check out from Dharamshala after breakfast.
  • Begin the scenic drive to Shimla, the "Queen of Hill Stations."
  • Upon arrival, check in at Oberoi Cecil.
  • Take a leisurely walk along Mall Road, exploring the local handloom and a 99 year old pickle shop.
  • Visit The Ridge for panoramic views of the surrounding mountains.
  • Enjoy dinner at a local eatery.

11th January: Shimla Local Sightseeing

  • After breakfast, continue exploring Shimla:
  • Visit Jakhu Temple, dedicated to Lord Hanuman.
  • Explore the Shimla State Museum, showcasing Himachal Pradesh's rich cultural heritage.
  • Traditional Lunch at the home of a local family
  • Enjoy shopping for souvenirs and handicrafts.
  • Spend the evening at leisure, perhaps enjoying a quiet dinner at the hotel.


12th January: Shimla Local Sightseeing and Activities

  • After breakfast, embark on exciting activities:
  • Experience a thrilling toy train ride on the UNESCO-listed Kalka-Shimla Railway.
  • Visit a traditional Tibetan Monastery
  • Visit Kufri for adventure activities like skiing and horse riding, optional.
  • Explore Mashobra and Naldehra for serene natural beauty.
  • Return to Shimla for a cosy evening by the fireplace or exploring the local nightlife.

13th January: Shimla to Chandigarh and Local Sightseeing

  • Depart from Shimla in the morning and travel to Chandigarh.
  • Check-in to Hyatt Regency.
  • Explore local attractions such as the Rock Garden, Sukhna Lake, and Rose Garden.
  • Overnight stay in Chandigarh.



14th January: Chandigarh to Rishikesh and Local Sightseeing

  • Depart from Chandigarh in the morning and travel to Rishikesh.
  • Check-in to Ganga Kinare hotel.
  • Visit local sights such as Laxman Jhula, Ram Jhula, and the Parmarth Niketan Ashram.
  • Attend the evening Ganga Aarti at Triveni Ghat.
  • Overnight stay in Rishikesh.

15th January: Rishikesh Local Sightseeing

  • Enjoy a morning yoga session or meditation.
  • Explore the Beatles Ashram (Chaurasi Kutiya).
  • Visit the Neelkanth Mahadev Temple in the afternoon.
  • Overnight stay in Rishikesh.

16th January: Rishikesh Local Sightseeing and Departure to Delhi

  • Morning visit to the Vashishta Cave for meditation.
  • Explore the local market and shop for souvenirs.
  • Depart by road to Delhi in the afternoon.
  • Arrive in Delhi and conclude your journey.








Golden Haveli Delhi

3rd Jan

5th Jan

Jahan Ara Rooms

Taj Swarna, Amritsar

5th Jan

7th Jan

Deluxe room

Storii By ITC Hotel Amoha Retreat Dharamshala

7th Jan

10th Jan

Tusha Double

The Oberoi Cecil Shimla

10th Jan

13th Jan

Deluxe room

Hyatt Regency Chandigarh

13th Jan

14th Jan

1 King Bed

GANGA KINARE - A Riverside Boutique Resort Rishikesh

14th Jan

16th Jan

Premium room

Your Price includes:

  • Accommodation for 10 nights on twin sharing basis
  • 14 breakfasts, 14 lunches and 14 Dinners
  • All activities as mentioned in the program.
  • One time entry to all activities as mentioned in the itinerary.
  • Transport in Air-Conditioned Mini coach
  • Specialised service of professional guides at specific locations
  • Airport assistance on arrival and departure
  • 2 bottles of drinking water per day per person
  • (Any change in tax structure can affect the price accordingly)

Transport Arrangements: Air-Conditioned mini coach with private driver/guide

Meals and cooking classes included as listed.

Full tour price excluding international airfares and all listed inclusions AUD $7999 per person twin share.

Non-refundable deposit AUD $1500 per person

Balance due by 15 September AUD $6499

Single room supplement AUD$3800

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