Hills and the Heartland

Palampur, Dharamshala, Dalhousie, Gurdaspur, Amritsar


Spectacular Himalayan landscapes and unparalleled Punjabi hospitality come together on this unforgettable journey through mountains, farms, and vibrant cities. From the pine forests of Palampur, you’ll go on to experience the uniquely Tibetan Buddhist culture of Dharamshala, home of the Dalai Lama. Stay at a charming Punjabi farm in the rural countryside, where hearty North Indian meals are the order of the day, and visit the spiritual Golden Temple in Amritsar. 


  • Experience the thrill of paragliding over mountainsat Bir Billing
  • See a stunning 360-degree view of Khajjiar Lake from Dainkund  peak
  • Relax in the lush mountain meadows at Khajjar
  • Experience rustic countryside life at a Punjabi farm
  • Visit the spectacular Golden Temple - India’s most important Sikh shrine
  • Watch the lively flag ceremony at the Wagah Border

DAY 1-7

The dramatic landscape of the Western Himalaya beckons visitors with its pine forest slopes and snowy peaks, icy rivers and vast meadows. Explore quaint mountain towns set in this surreal landscape. Spend days picnicking by rivers and on long forest strolls. In the evenings, sit by a bonfire under a starlit sky. See traditional wooden architecture typical of the mountains, go on hikes, and relax with yoga in the hills. Dharamshala is the home of the Dalai Lama, where you’ll experience a unique Tibetan Buddhist culture and eat delicious momos. 

DAY 8-11

From the mountains, head into the heart of Punjab’s countryside. Stay amidst fields on green and gold on a beautiful farm. Experience what life is like in the heartland as you eat hearty farm-to-table meals, and try your hand at farm activities. Head to Amritsar to visit India’s most revered Sikh shrine, the absolutely spectacular Golden Temple. Spend some time in the serene space and partake in a community meal, but leave enough space for Amritsar’s legendary street food!

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Palampur, Dharamshala, Dalhousie, Gurdaspur, Amritsar


11 Nights

Best time to visit

October - November & Janurary - March

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