Foothills of the Himalayas

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12 Day(s)
Mod/Advanced

Experience India's broad diversity of landscapes, people and wildlife on this incredible journey.

India offers a broad diversity of landscapes, people and wildlife, with an incredible mix of colourful cultures and fascinating history at every turn. From the most spectacular, serene landscapes to vibrant, bustling villages and towns � India offers an unforgettable experience! This exciting and adventurous challenge takes us to the famed Golden Temple of Amritsar, in Northern India, before heading into the beautiful mountainous state of Himachal Pradesh. Our route follows the contours of the western Himalayas, passing through dense forest, scenic tea plantations, farming terraces, remote villages and historic colonial hill stations, with a spectacular backdrop of snow-capped mountains. There are some demanding climbs and thrilling descents as we ride through this mountainous country. Our route also takes in Mcleod Ganj, the mountain-top home of the exiled Dalai Lama, and ends in Shimla, the former summer capital of British India. We celebrate our achievements with a ride on Shimla�s scenic narrow-gauge railway that winds its way through the mountains.


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Tour Location

Country:
India
Region:
India North
From:
London
To:
London

Tour Information

Duration:
12 Days
Level:
Mod/Advanced
Terrain:
Big climbs
Theme:
Make a Difference
Tour Language:
English

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Inclusions

All flights and transport; camping equipment (except sleeping bag and sleeping mat); all meals except three as specified in the itinerary, and entrance to any sites visited as part of the itinerary. A bike is also included. Experienced Discover Adventure leaders/mechanics and doctor (depending on final group size) are also included, along with a local support crew of guides, cooks and drivers.

Exclusions

It does not include personal travel insurance, airline fuel supplement if charged by the airline, three meals as specified, tips for local crew, entry visa or international departure tax (if applicable). It also does not include any entrance fees to any optional sites or attractions. Remember to allow extra for drinks, souvenirs and other personal expenses. Please note that costs may fluctuate and we have no control over any changes. We strongly recommend you carry a credit card in case of personal emergency.

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