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Amritsar Golden Temple and Shimla Toy Train Tour with Flights from Delhi

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Starting From  USD 563 View Pricing Guide
Tour Code 56MFTEDEL1056
Location Delhi
Duration 5 nights / 6 days

A trip to North India is full of adventure, beautiful views, culture and gives you unforgettable memories. This 6 days & 5-night tour package includes sightseeing at Amritsar, Chandigarh & Shimla. Amritsar is a peaceful city and is famous for Golden Temple, the holiest Gurudwara. The city is the cultural centre of the Sikh religion. Langar or the free meal is delicious and should not be missed. Jallianwala Bagh & Wagah Border are popular destinations and gives a sense of patriotism. Beautifully & strategically planned city, Chandigarh, boasts of quite popular places like Rock Garden. The drive into the city gives a spectacular view full of greenery & clean air. The capital of Himachal Pradesh, Shimla is a popular hill station in North India and has attractions like toy train ride, Kufri, Mall road and beautiful landscapes.

Highlights

  • Experience of  Sikh culture, indulge in spiritual activity at the Golden Temple and witness the Palki ceremony
  • Get acquainted with the rich history of Amritsar at Jallianwala Bagh & soak into the patriotism at Wagah Border
  • Step into the beautiful green city, Chandigarh and visit the Rock Garden, built using wastes
  • Hop on the toy train and lose yourself in the beautiful views on the go
  • Spectacular views, cool breeze on your face, local life of people of Shimla awaits you
  • A hike to Kufri will give you a glimpse of mountains, forest on the sides and horsemen

Day 01: Delhi to Amritsar by Flight
In the morning around 08:00 am, you would be picked up from your hotel in Delhi and transferred to the airport to board the to Amritsar. At airport in Amritsar, after meeting our representative you will be transferred to the hotel in Amritsar by an AC car. In the evening, you will witness the Palki ceremony at Golden Temple. Being the holy shrine, Golden Temple sees a lot of visitors every day.  A sense of calm & spirituality is felt in the Golden Temple and you will be able to see the Palki ceremony, conducted twice a day, a process of carrying the holy book Guru Granth Sahib to room accompanied by chanting of hymns. After a day of peace & serendipity, you will return to the hotel for overnight stay.

Day 02: Amritsar Sightseeing
After the breakfast, you will be taken for a sightseeing tour of Amritsar. Visit the holy Golden Temple and lose yourself in the spiritual atmosphere. Known for its Sikh culture and tranquil, Golden Temple is a popular spot and give you the experience of Punjab culture. After the spiritual trip, head towards Jallianwala Bagh and get to explore the memorial, where the Jallianwala Bagh Massacre happened. Afternoon calls for the exciting beating retreat ceremony that takes place at the Wagah Border gate before sunset. After soaking in the patriotism, enjoy the traditional dinner at Sadda Pind. Later you will be dropped back to the hotel for an overnight stay.

Day 03: Amritsar – Chandigarh by road (220 kms /4 to 5 hours) 
After the breakfast, you will be driven towards Chandigarh by an AC car. After the check in at the hotel, a visit to rock garden will give you a sense of relaxation. Built using urban & industrial waste, Rock Garden has been designed & constructed by Nek Chand, former road inspector in Chandigarh. It is a sculpture garden and has different types of installations present. Also present is an open-air exhibition hall, theatre trove & a miniature maze. You can also find some performances taking place at the theatre. Enjoy the overnight stay at the hotel.

Day 04: Chandigarh – Kalka by road (30 kms / 1 hour) - Shimla by Toy Train
After the breakfast, you will be taken to Kalka Railway Station to board the toy train for Shimla (The Himalayan Queen 52455: Departing Kalka at 12:10 hrs // Arriving Shimla at 17:30 hrs). The toy train ride in itself is quite exciting and you will get to see breathtaking views while on the train, including huge mountains & dark tunnels, ones like in the films. On arrival in Shimla, you will be transferred to the hotel and you can enjoy the overnight stay.

Day 05: Shimla & Kufri sightseeing
After the breakfast, sightseeing around Shimla will begin. Located just 16 km away from Shimla, Kufri is known for its trekking & hiking trails. It gives a view of lush green valleys, deep forests, mountains & scenic views. In the evening, you will return to Shimla, explore and indulge in shopping at Mall road.

Day 06: Shimla – Chandigarh by road (120 kms / 4 hours) - Delhi by Flight
After the breakfast, you will be driven back to Chandigarh by car. Afternoon; you will be dropped to the airport in Chandigarh to board the scheduled flight back to Delhi. 

Note: In case if there are any infants traveling with you, there will be infant charges applicable in domestic flights which will be charged additionally. 

Inclusions
  • 02 night’s accommodation in Amritsar at Hotel Golden Tulip or similar
  • 01 night’s accommodation in Chandigarh at Hotel Hometel or similar
  • 02 night’s accommodation in Shimla at East Bourne Resorts or similar
  • Daily breakfast at each hotel
  • Flight Ticket from Delhi to Amritsar in Economy Class
  • Train Tickets from Kalka to Shimla Toy Train in AC Chair Car
  • Flight Tickets from Chandigarh to Delhi in Economy Class
  • All transfers and sightseeing tours by Air-conditioned car on private basis
  • All applicable taxes
Exclusions
  • Tips
  • Lunch / Dinner
  • Infant charges in domestic flights
  • Expense arising out of unexpected circumstances like natural calamities, flight cancellation or delay.
  • 45 days prior commencement of tour, No cancellation charges.
  • 44-30 day’s prior commencement of tour, 25% of travel cost.
  • 29-15 days prior commencement of tour, 50% of travel cost.
  • Less than 15 day’s prior commencement of tour, No Refund.

Note: In case if there are any infants traveling with you, there will be infant charges applicable in domestic flights which will be charged additionally. 

Best tour in Amritsar and Shimla
March 14 2018
Ron Gregry

I visited Golden Temple, Jallianwalah Bagh, Shimla. The tour was relaxing and interactive one. My kids were happy. The tour arrangments were done nicely. Thanks!

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