India: All that glitters really is gold (3 Weeks)
Day 1-5 Delhi
Get lost in India’s capital city. Steeped in history, the city contains many interesting monuments including an astronomy observatory dating from the 18th Century, temples from the 16th Century and India’s largest mosque, where you can ponder the mysteries of the world’s great religions.
Transfers to Shimla 7h16m1h10m10h15m
Day 6-9 Shimla
Explore the city of Shimla, the terminus of the Kalka to Shimla railway in the foothills of the Himalayan Mountains. It’s well known for the Lakkar Bazaar, where you can purchase wooden toys and handicrafts and also the Mall, a centre for handicrafts of all kinds.
Transfers to Pragpur 5h57m
Day 10-13 Pragpur
Peek into this heritage village in the heart of Himachal Pradesh with its cobbled streets and beautiful architecture built by prosperous colonial Portuguese, Rajput, and Kangra merchants in the 19th Century.
Transfers to Amritsar 3h54m
Day 14-17 Amritsar
Be awed by the fabulous and sacred Golden Temple, the Sikh religion’s holiest complex. Its kitchen feeds up to 100000 people each day regardless of their religion. Bathe in the Amrit Sarovar Lake for a complete spiritual experience in this religiously rich town.
Transfers to Mussoorie 9h02m