NIRVANA WITH BUDDHISM – DALAI LAMA TEACHINGS
- Excursion to Naddi Village
- Visit Dalai Lama Temple or Tsuglakhang
- Visit Golden Temple at Amritsar
- Visit Yoga Capital of India Rishikesh
- Visit Famous Ashrams in Rishikesh
- Attend the speech of Holiness Dalai Lama.
DAY 1: DELHI ARRIVAL
Landed in Delhi and welcome by our company person and transfer to the hotel for your 01 night Stay
DAY 2: DELHI / DHARAMSHALA
Breakfast. In the morning transfer to the airport for your flight to Dharamshala. Upon arrival transfer to the hotel. Dharamshala better is known as the home of the Dalai Lama and the seat of the Tibetan government in exile. Crespo, fresh pine air, the magnificent view of the Dhauladhar Mountains, a delicious selection of cuisines, stories, colors, and spiritual immersion make Dharamshala an attractive destination. Wonder the splendid warmth and picturesque, quiet area of cities and towns in the Kangra district of Himachal Pradesh. In the afternoon we registered for the teachings of the Dalai Lama.
DAY 4: DHARAMSALA
Breakfast. In the morning free to attend the speech of His Holiness Dalai Lama.
In the afternoon, we will leave the road to the village of Naddi, where we will take a beautiful walk through the forest from Naddi to Dharamkot. From Naddi village we have beautiful views of the peaks of the Dhauladhar mountain range. Along the way, we find a Buddhist stupa and some meditation cabins in the middle of the forest where Tibetan monks are living to do meditation and Tatar practices.
DAY 5: DHARAMSALA
Breakfast. In the morning visit Mc Leod Gunj visiting Norbulingka, an Institute for the preservation of traditional Tibetan arts and crafts. You can see the Dalai Lama Temple or Tsuglakhang, the main Buddhist temple, located in front of the residence of His Holiness the Dalai Lama. Enjoy magnificent views of the surrounding landscapes from the richly ornate roof of the temple. Ten minutes of walking down McLeod Ganj takes you to the Church of St. John in the desert, surrounded by cedars of the Himalayas. It is a neo-Gothic stone construction, with its original Belgian stained glass windows intact despite a strong earthquake in 1905 that destroyed the rest of the city.
DAY 6: DHARAMSHALA – AMRITSAR
Breakfast, In the morning departure by road to Amritsar (Approx. 207kms, 6 hours).
Arrived at Amritsar and transfer to the hotel. In the afternoon visit the “Beating the Retreat” ceremony in Wagah, a military post on the border between India and Pakistan – between Amritsar and Lahore, an elaborate complex of buildings, roads, and barriers on both sides. The soldiers of both countries march in perfect drill, going through the stages of putting down their respective national flags. At night visit the Golden Temple to see the prayer ceremonies.
DAY 7: AMRITSAR / HARIDWAR / RISHIKESH
Breakfast. In the morning transfer to the Amritsar train station for your train to Haridwar.
Departure: Amritsar at 0650 hours with Janshatabdi (train)
Arrival: Haridwar at 1410 hours
Upon arrival, visit Har-Ki-Pauri, the most important ghat (bathing steps), We will continue to Rishikesh (Approx. 20kms, 1 Hour), the “yoga capital of the world”. The famous spiritual city of Rishikesh is located on the banks of the Ganges River, surrounded by Shivalik of the Himalayas on three sides. Transfer to the hotel.
DAY 8: RISHIKESH
Early in the morning, Yoga/meditation class followed by relaxation of body and mind, Breakfast. Then visit the Temples, Ashrams, and Ghats (the bathing steps) in Rishikesh. In the afternoon see the ceremony ‘Aarti’ (prayer) in the afternoon in the ghats of Ganges River.
DAY 9: RISHIKESH
Early in the morning, Yoga/meditation class followed by body and mind relaxation, Breakfast. The rest of the day free for independent activities or relax in the hotel or spent your time in Yoga.
DAY 10: RISHIKESH / DEHRADUN / DELHI
Breakfast. In the morning departure by road to Dehradun (Approx. 45kms, 1hours and 30minutes). Upon arrival transfer to the airport for your flight to Delhi, Arrive Delhi and transfer to Hotel
DAY 11: DELHI DEPARTURE
After Breakfast and check-out you will transfer to Delhi International / domestic Airport to board a flight for onward Journeys
THE ABOVE RATES INCLUDE THE FOLLOWING SPECIFIC SERVICES
- Meeting and assistance on arrival and departure by our representative.
- Transportation using an air-conditioned Car.
- Hotel accommodation on sharing basis with Bed & Breakfast at hotels listed above or similar
- Daily Buffet Breakfast at Hotels
- Sightseeing, excursions & surface travel in an air-conditioned Vehicle
- Local English-speaking guide cum escort.
- AC Chair Car Train ( Amritsar – Haridwar)
- Inclusive of prevailing government taxes, which are subject to change without notice.
Rates include only services mentioned above DO NOT include
any airfare/airport tax,
items of personal nature such as phone calls, table drinks, laundry, tipping, etc.
any other services expense not counted for in the above.