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Amritsar In A Day
Golden Temple (4am-8am): Golden Temple, without a doubt will be the most peaceful place you will ever visit. The aura here calms your soul so effortlessly. A symbol of human brotherhood where people of any race, color, Gender are welcomed and treated equally. This Central religious place of sikhs is a sure way to balance your peace and show you the beauty of humanity. Jallianwala Bagh (8am-9am): A monument of national history where British army shot and murdered Men, women and children. The place had been preserved as a symbol by community, where bullet holes on the walls are still visible. It is just a 2 minute walk from the Golden Temple. Breakfast(9am-10am): A food walk into the streets of Amritsar, with the most mouth watering dishes and drinks. Hall Bazaar(10am-12pm): The oldest and biggest market of the city. Dating back to the 1500s, the market contain all types of shops and shopkeepers. A adventure in itself. Visit to Village(12pm-4pm): A visit to a punjabi village, where you will experience Amritsar from a true Punjabi's perspective. A walk among crops, picnic under a 100 year old banyan tree, and a ride on a local bus if you feel like it. Wagah Border(4pm-8pm): Country border between India and Pakistan, where 'Lowering the flags' ceremony is performed daily. The ceremony witness people from both sides of the border.
Experience Golden Temple traditionally
We will meet at the entrance of Golden temple, after introductions and a little chit chat I will take you on a journey you will never forget. We will walk down the stairs into the main complex where our journey will begin. We will circle the Holy lake the traditional way, paying respects to different Gurudwaras along the way. Finally we will take the entrance hallway towards the Gurudwara situated in the centre of the holy lake, made of pure gold. After witnessing the heaven on earth, we will eat langar (Free community kitchen) which serves hot meals to more than 50,000 people a day. After finishing the meal, I will show you around the giant sized kitchen where these humongous meals are prepared. Then we will walk toward the entrance of the complex where after climbing up the stairs our adventure will end. Bidding farewell with face full of smiles and mind full of memories. Other things to note If you need a custom availability date for the experience, or the available dates are not to your convenience, you can contact me. I will see if I could host an experience with time that suits your schedule and is convenient for you.
Guided Heritage Walk of Amritsar
Amritsar heritage walk is a two hours walking tour which takes you to deep down in side the old town.During the walk you will cover fourteen specific points where the walk takes a traveler, starting from the Town Hall and ending at the iconic Golden Temple.it is almost 3 km walking tour , you go through the narrow lanes and walk through the old bazaars and you see the authentic old markets of the city. The walk takes you back in the time as you witness town planning traditional trade and crafts being Practiced in the same place and the same manner as has been done for centuries.You will also taste some delicious food like Jalebi and Kulcha.
hilloferry - A guided Bike Ride..
Join me to experience the joy of riding a mountain bike amidst beautiful views of Dhauladhar ranges, enjoy sight-seeing, cherish the nature closely and explore hidden treasures. You will be provided with a well equipped mountain bike, suitable costume for cycling and helmet for safety. We will ride as a group and will take you to some of the beautiful landscapes, close to nature, lovely views, beautiful tea gardens etc. I will be riding along and will support you throughout the ride (in case of any help needed) to make the experience memorable for you. Ride Duration - around 3 hrs On the Ride day - 1. Everyone to reach and meet at the venue as per scheduled time. For private group bookings I can arrange bikes at your hotel/stay (if within our service area) and the ride will start from there. Contact us to check for the possibility. 2. Costumes and helmet will be provided. 3. After everyone is ready a small session "Know your bike" to make you aware about the bike and ride ethics, followed by bike-fit check and a short trial to make you comfortable with the bike. 4. All set to go for the ride and explore the nature. I will be riding along to guide and support throughout the ride. Other things to note For private group bookings - bikes can be made available at your hotel/accommodation (if within service area) & you may choose to start & end the ride there only. Pls contact to check for possibility.
NatureWalk- hills,mountain villg, locals
Here in Dharamshala or planning a visit but have no fixed plans what to do? Do not want to go touristy places or do touristy stuff? In look out for something peaceful, leisurely, as comfortable as walking and which gives you an opportunity - to explore nature closely, to have good views of picturesque Dhauladhar ranges, to interact with local people, see village life, village homes, witness sunset views.. etc.? then come join and do this nature walk wherein we will go to nice trail away from traffic, with lots of greenery, trees around, surrounding awesome views of the hills, crossing free flowing river stream, see village houses, meet locals (doing their day to day work), interact with them and have this lively humane experience.. I will be there to accompany you to guide and have some good conversations along and to also take some pictures for you.. :) Important note: I can provide some discount on total price if you are a group or family. Please message to discuss. Other things to note Pickup and drop will be arranged if within service area. This experience is only for Dharamshala city which includes Naddi, Mcleodganj areas and all places that form part of Dharamshala tehsil. If you are in a city outside Dharamshala please do not book. If any queries feel free to message.
Amritsar Food Walk Hidden Gems
After meeting we will have a little chit chat and Introductions, then we will go on our food adventure. We will visit the Lassi shop first, where lassi has been made and served for generations. After that will come accross the hidden gems in the tight alleys of the old Amritsar. Where chefs learned cooking from thier fathers, since they were just Children. Slowly with lightning up your taste buds you will understand why they call Amritsar city of food. All this while we exchange stories about how I grew up in those alleys, tasting food and creating memories. These shops are hidden and far away from the reach of an outsider. Other things to note If you need a custom availability date for the experience, or the available dates are not to your convenience, you can contact me. I will see if I could host an experience with time that suits your schedule and is convenient for you.
Introduction to Coffee with Live Roasting at Pahadee Coffee
We'll meet at PAHADEE Coffee Roastery located at Gunehar village, 4kms from Bir Paragliding landing site. We'll have a small tour of the coffee roastery, followed by a group introduction. We'll then start with "Coffee 101", which will be an interactive session. We'll understand the whole farm to cup process. After the informative session, participants will be offered a coffee beverage of their choice. Then comes the most interesting part, we'll fire up the roaster and understand how a coffee roaster works. We'll be doing a live roasting of a Indian specialty grade arabica. Roast level will be decided based on majority vote. We'll understand the science behind the roasting process and participants will be themselves involved with the roasting process. Once coffee is roasted, we'll have a myth buster session where all queries and myths will be addressed. Before we say goodbye, each participant will receive a bag of roasted coffee bean(grounded if needed). This is the same coffee we've roasted 30mins back! Every participant will reach one step closer to becoming a coffee connoisseur.
Explore Amritsar
Get experience through the local guide to make your tour more interesting.You will get chance to know unique things including stories, history,local life style and culture of the city. It is important to have someone local who could represent you real life of the locals.
Day Hike Tour to Triund from Dharamshala
You will be picked up by your guide Main square of McLeod ganj market (meeting Point) and will take you location where the hike will start as per scheduled pick up time. Walk through the mixed forest of oak, rhododendron and deodar trees. The trail is well marked all the way up to Triund. From McLeod Ganj it is 3/4 hours steep ascent to Triund. Small tea shops on the way can provide good refreshments .Here you can refuel yourself by own expense. Triund is an alpine meadow situates atop a flat ridge with fine views of peaks of Dhauladhars on one side an Kangra valley on the other side. After spending quality of time in the lap of mountains start descending to McLeod Ganj. Take the same route on the way back or follow the grassy ridge which will lead to Bhagsu Nag Temple, after crossing a small waterfall on the way. McLeod Ganj is only 1.5 Km from the Bhagsu Nag by road. When the tour ends, you will return to original meeting point.
Day Hike To Triund
∆° We will meet in Gallu, famously known as Gallu temple and a starting point of the triund hike. From gallu the triund trail is everything a nature lover would dream of. The trail is accompanied by the sweet and wonderful sounds of birds, small & waterfalls. We will hike through the gorgeous alpine scenery and fairy tale forest with Himalayan flora & fauna and fresh air to breath. During the hike I will show you the famous peaks of dhauladhar granite mountain. I will also point to famous sites of mcleodganj like Dalai Lama temple, cricket stadium and a hibrew village in dharamkot, which are visible from a suitable spot with scenic view of shivalik hills . Upon reaching the top of triund we will spend one hour leisure time admiring the splendid face to face view of Mun peak and Indraharpas . Around 2 pm we will began to descend back to gallu and we will be back to Mcleodganj main square by 5:30 pm. Our triund Day hike ends here at the beautiful sunset time . ∆ Note - - For solo travellers it is suggested to book the experience using private tour option only - Any transport charges during the tour are not included in the experience. They are to be paid separately by the traveller itself .
Cultural tour - Mcleodganj & Dharamshala
In this very special experience we get to explore every corner of lower Dharamshala and upper Mcleodganj in a single day . What we'll do -Your guide will receive you from the hotel you are staying in or meet you in the meeting point and today we are exploring and learning about : - Naddi village walk - 200 years old village of mountain natives and a crystal clear close view of Snow covered Dhauladhar mountain range. 14000ft - St, John church in wilderness - An Anglican Church build in 1852 - Tibet museum - Story of Tibet , exile and their life as refugees, photographs, Display and movie. - Dalai Lama temple/kora walk - A spirtual walk and Dalai Lama temple and residence we get to see (optional ) - Tea plantation - A 15 min walk in organic tea plantation with a factory tour - Norbulingka institute , an art and craft centre preserving the ancient culture of Tibet Norbulingka is our last tourist site we visit, the tour ends here and we will be back to your hotel by the evening 4:30 to 5:00 pm. Note : ∆ The transport and it's charges are not included in the experience . Either we can hire a tourist cab seperately or use your own car you're already traveling in . ∆ Entrance tickets at museum and monuments are to be paid by tourist itself.
The Hipster Chandigarh Experience
Welcome to Chandigarh! If you search the tourism website, you'd find Chandigarh only talks about the Rock Garden, the Sukhna Lake and some boring random park. Here's where I come in play! I will personally pickup and drop back from anywhere including airport, bus stand, railway station, or else to your hotel / stay in a comfortable AC car. We will visit some authentic, hipster obscure food eateries - including a 35 year old roast chicken place, an authentic Punjabi food dhabba, and lots of snacks along the way. NRI? Foreigner? Single female traveller? Awkward amount of time before going to the hills?Family? No problem! I'll share information about the places that you won't find on the internet. We will also see obscure empty landscapes in the outskirts, where there are great empty spots in nature to sip some beer, or enjoy the peaceful silence that Chd is famous for. If you love nature, we can hit a 6 mile/ 10km nature hike that's great to catch some beautiful greenery views. The places we visit are absolutely non touristy, so you get max clout! If you love to party, we can do a bar crawl where I'd be your designed sober driver. This will be an experience like you've never seen Chandigarh before, even if you're just stopping for a couple of hours, or a few days, there are new activities planned throughout ! All COVID safety followed, I'm double vaccinated.
Triund day hike and back by evening
Your tour guide will recieve you in the main square of Mcleodganj , after greetings exchange we will start our hike with some instructions for the trail. Triund trail is a well defined trail , and is covered with cedar & seasonal red flowered rhododendron tree. One can enjoy the mother nature by stopping for short breaks for rest and photographs. Entire trek offers the view of lower valley hills known as Shivalik hills . Also one can see the crystal clear Dhauladhar mountain range which is known for three famous peaks , called camel , moon and Mattehorn . Upon reaching the top of triund , you will spend ample of time on the ridge of triund . Local shops on the way and top provides water and snacks and much more . We will return back using the same trail , since it's the safest and easy for descending. Our day hikes ends back at the meeting point where we met this morning.
Guided McLeodganj & Dhararmshala city Tour
Our driver will come to pick you up from the hotel as per scheduled time and proceed for city Sightseeing. Visit Bhagsu Nag Temple,Popular for a waterfall and an ancient temple, tourists need to trek to reach the waterfall.   Dharamkot is a spot with wide views of the Kangra Valley and the Dhauladhar ranges.  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. Dal Lake; One such natural wonder is the famous Dal Lake St. John in the Wilderness is a Church of North India church dedicated to John the Baptist built in 1852. 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. War Memorial :The war memorial was built to commemorate the memories of those who lost their lives to save the motherland. Kangra Art Museum (Closed on Monday): A must visit place for art lovers and history buffs. Tea Garden : In the foothills of this region you will find India’s smallest tea region. Dharamshala Cricket Stadium: Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association Stadium, abbreviated as the HPCA Stadium, is a picturesque cricket stadium and back to hotel.
Bonfire experience evening in the woods
There is nothing quite like a bonfire to relax and bring people together. Bring family and friends together for this unique evening experience under the trees, you have to meet at mcleodganj main circle from there we will walk under the stars 1km to our destination, where you can enjoy a bonfire, food, and drinks ( there is a small cafe which full fill all your requirements), Smoking allowed. Naturally, no bonfire experience is complete without marshmallows. Toast them on your own fire to make delicious smores. and at the end, we will light some fireworks to make your experience unforgettable.
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