2009 Spirit of the Himalayas:13 day India Tour

2009 Spirit of the Himalayas - 13 days

Wander the grounds of atmospheric Tibetan monasteries beneath spectacular snowcapped peaks.

Experience snowcapped mountain vistas, colourful prayer flags and peaceful monasteries on our 13-day ‘Spirit of the Himalayas’. From Delhi, head to Shimla, former hill station of the Raj, and on to the Kullu Valley. See Dharamsala, Tibetan cultural centre and home of the Dalai Llama, return to the plains of Punjab and visit the remarkable Golden Temple in Amritsar.

Delhi, Shimla, Manali, Mandi, Palampur, Dharamsala (Mcleod Ganj), Amritsar.

Trip grading: MODERATE to ADVENTUROUS Suitable for travellers with an average level of fitness and independent mobility. Expect a fair amount of walking and you may need to carry your bags from time to time. Prepare for some long road journeys.

What's included: 12 nights hotel accommodation, all road transport by air-conditioned vehicles, all sightseeing as specified (excluding entrance fees), Western tour leader (7 or more travellers) and local English-speaking guides throughout, arrival and departure transfers, breakfast daily and 6 lunches.

Tour Leader: Travel Indochina tour leader based on a minimum of 7 people.

Maximum group size: 15 


Ask our Travellers: "Wow - what an amazing place! Northern India was such an unexpected gem, and I have no idea how I would have organised it myself. Things ran like clockwork!" L. Scheid - USA

Responsible Travel: Get to know members of the exiled Tibetan community, and help us support the Tibetan Children’s Village, an organisation that runs schools and orphanages for thousands of disadvantaged refugees.

Did you know: Travel Indochina can organise your flights and any additional accommodation. Call us on 1300 138 755 to speak to one of our experts or click here to request a quote.

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Departure dates

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  • 27/03/2009 | Available
  • 10/04/2009 | Closed
  • 24/04/2009 | Available
  • 08/05/2009 | Available
  • 29/05/2009 | Available
  • 12/06/2009 | Available
  • 03/07/2009 | Available
  • 24/07/2009 | Available


  • Days 1 to 2      - Delhi 
  • Days 3 to 4      - Shimla 
  • Days 5 to 7      - Manali & Mandi
  • Days 8 to 10    - Palampur & Dharamsala
  • Days 11 to 13  - Amritsa & Delhi