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Historical Tour, Kangra fort &Rock cut temple from Dharmasla

1. Historical Tour, Kangra fort &Rock cut temple from Dharmasla

Your guide meets you at your hotel in Mcleodgang/Dharamshala to begin your tour to Kangra, heading first to Masroor Rock Cut Temple.On the way, you'll pass the Kangra Valley and a local village, where you can get a glimpse of the natural beauty of the area and daily activities of the local people. The Masroor Rock Cut Temple complex is dedicated to Rama, Laxmana, and Sita, gods from the time of Mahabharata whose stone images are worshiped by Hindu devotees who come from around the world. The temple complex is built on a water pond and situated on a hill with panoramic views of the terrain beyond, including the snowy peaks of the Dhauladhar Range. The Kangra Fort was built by the royal Rajput family of Kangra State (the Katoch dynasty), which traces its origins to the ancient Trigarta Kingdom, mentioned in the Mahabharata epic. It is the largest fort in the Himalayas and probably the oldest dated fort in India. The fort of Kangra resisted Akbar’s siege in 1615. However, Akbar’s son Jehangir successfully subdued the fort in 1620, forcing the submission of the Raja of Chamba, “the greatest of all the rajas in the region. Brajreshwari Devi Temple,A legend says that after Goddess Sati sacrificed herself in the honor of Lord Shiva in her Fathers Yagya. Shiva took her body on his shoulder and started Tandav. In order to stop him from destroying the world Lord Vishnu divided the body of Sati into 51 parts with his Chakra. The left breast of Sati fell at this spot, thus making it a Shakti Peeth.The original temple was built by the Pandavas at the time of Mahabharatha. Explore the local market in Kangra for some time to browse local goods that make great gifts and souvenirs. When your tour ends, you will be taken back to your hotel.

Private 6 hrs Mcleodganj & Dharamshala City Tour

2. Private 6 hrs Mcleodganj & Dharamshala City Tour

Your Guide/driver will meet you at hotel as per scheduled time. Later on get ready for city sightseeing. Visit following Places. Naddi Village is a beautiful spot in the serene setting of Himachal and is the abode of beauty. At an altitude of 7152 ft. from the sea level this amazing village is a well-known place for its trekking experiences and is visited by thousands of travellers every year. Bhagsu Nag Temple;Popular for a waterfall and an ancient temple, tourists need to trek to reach the waterfall. St. John in the Wilderness is a Church of North India church dedicated to John the Baptist built in 1852, located near Dharamshala. Dal Lake; One such natural wonder is the famous Dal Lake that has become as popular in Dharamshala as the primitive and infamous Dal Lake of Kashmir. Dalai Lama Temple Complex. This place, also called "Little Lhasa of Tibet" in Upper Dharamshala is known world-wide, such as His Holiness the Dalai Lama resides here. The main temple is where He gives teachings several times a year. Mcleodganj Market ,McLeodganj is famous for its culture, crafts, etc. and tourists flock in from different parts of the world to experience it and be a part of it. Norbulingka believes in the preservation and continuation of Tibetan art through self-sustaining means. Under the guidance of talented masters, we endow artists and craftspeople with ancestral knowledge, providing jobs to a community of over 300 Tibetans. We invite visitors to come and explore our beautiful campus and witness firsthand the splendor of Tibetan art. The Gyuto Monastery is one of the most famous monasteries and specializes in the study of Tantric meditation, Tantric ritual arts and Buddhist philosophy. It was founded in Tibet in 1474 by the main disciple of the first Dalai Lama, Jetsun Kunga Dhondup. The smallest tea region of India, Dharamshala has beautifully lined and organized tea gardens across the Kangra Valley. It is known for its good quality tea

Dharamshala Dalhousie Tour from Amritsar

3. Dharamshala Dalhousie Tour from Amritsar

Day 01: Amritsar - Dalhousie We will receive you from Amritsar hotel/ airport and your drive starts for Dalhousie which is around 200 km and you need minimum 4 to 5 hours to reach there. Dalhousie is the most famous tourists place in Himachal Pradesh famous for the colonial era, churches, and snow capped mountains. Evening visit the Famous churches and some Scottish architecture famous in Dalhousie. Stay overnight at hotel. Day 02: Dalhousie - Khajjiar-Dalhousie After breakfast you will head towards the popular place of Khajjiar which is located on the distance of 1 hour. This natural place is also known for its pristine beauty green grass land and big mountains and pine trees in the back drop. Also visit the sathdhara falls, Panchpula where five streams of water connect with each other and the Ajit singh smarak. Return back to your hotel in Dalhousie. Stay overnight at hotel. Day 03: Dalhousie - Dharamshala This day after breakfast your will be driven towards for Dharamshala which is 120 km and it takes three and half hour to reach as you are driving down to the mountain ranges. Dharamshala is a world famous town known for its Buddhist culture, monasteries and Buddhist temples. In the evening stroll through the monasteries and Dharamshala stadium. Stay overnight at hotel. Day 04: Dharamshala In the morning visit the Bhagsunath temple and Bhagsunath Lake which is the ancient stops of this town. Then after you will head to Mc leodganj where you will visit Dalai lama house and monasteries, Dal lake and tibbet market famous for shopping. Stay overnight at hotel. Day 05: Dharamshala-Amritsar After the healthy breakfast you will be driven back to Amritsar which is 210 kilometer from Dharamshala. Upon reaching Amritsar we will drop you to your hotel/ airport.

Dharamshala Airport Transfers : Budget Sedan and SUV Cabs

4. Dharamshala Airport Transfers : Budget Sedan and SUV Cabs

Our Chauffeur will meet and greet you at the Dharamshala Airport Or Hotel. He will be waiting for you at the airport in case of any flight delays as well. You can choose the cab as per your requirement. Sedan cab can accommodate 4 persons and 3 luggage. SUV/Minivan can accommodate 6 persons and 5 Luggage. You can take a drop anywhere in Dharamshala Or McLeodganj City irrespective of the distance. Also, you have the privilege of changing the drop point anytime. Driver will be assisting you with a any local knowledge you will require. Cabs can be controlled as per your convenience. You can call our customer help number which will be mentioned in your voucher for any kind of assistance.

Guided Andretta Artists' VIllage Tour

5. Guided Andretta Artists' VIllage Tour

Our guide or driver will come to pick up you from hotel as per scheduled time and proceed for Andretta Artists' VIllage Tour. The tour will start with a presentation about the history of the estate and a brief description about how tea is grown, manufactured, sorted and tasted. This is followed by a walk around the plantation with a tour guide, who will provide information on how the bushes are grown and looked after. You can learn about plucking and try your hand at plucking 'two leaves and a bud'.This is followed by the factory visit, where you will be able to learn the process of tea manufacturing with explanations of the withering, rolling, fermenting, drying and sorting processes and interact with the workers.Lastly, experience a Tea Tasting session where you can discover the different flavours, appearance and aroma of various grades of tea manufactured at factory, throughout the season. After having deep knowledge about kangra tea,lets proceed towards Andretta village.Andretta is a village and an artists' colony in Himachal Pradesh. The artists' colony was established in the 1920s, when Irish theatre artiste and environmentalist, Norah Richards, shifted here from Lahore.Near Palampur in the Kangra District, with Dhauladhar range of the Himalayas as a backdrop, Andretta over the years has attracted many noted artists, theatre practitioners, painters and more recently potter's. First we will visit Sardar Sobha Singh art gallery, a well-known contemporary painter, started his painting career in Andretta.At the art gallery, one can see a range of original works of the artist as well as some of his personal belongings. Let's proceed further towards Norah Richard's House - Andretta artists colony was started some 75 years ago by an Irish woman named Norah Richards, who acquired the land from the District Commissioner of Kangra in 1935. Norah Richards, a dramatist and environmentalist lived in Andretta from the mid 30's, through the time of partition until her death in 1971. Finally visit, Andretta Pottery and Craft Society - This is a working art pottery making attractive earthenware with rangoli style slip designs. The pottery offers 3 month classes for students. Also attached to the pottery is a Terracotta Museum. While the main collection in this museum is the work of local village potters from the neighbouring parts, the museum also has a house collection of pottery from around the globe including several works from Mexico, England and Holland. Here it comes to an end after having cultural and historical knowledge. Your driver will drop you at a hotel.

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