The Hippy Trail

From AUD $9,955.00
  • Duration: 25 Days (approx.)
  • Product code: HTDD040923

Itinerary overview: Delhi > Amritsar > Dharamshala > Palampur> Mandi > Shimla > Chandigarh > Rishikesh > Joshimath > Ranikhet > Corbet National Park > Delhi


· Stay in a working Ashram in Rishikesh with enough free time to have a go at some of the Ashram’s activities, as well as wander through the abandoned ashram of the Maharishi Mahesh Yogi visited by the Beatles in the 60’s

· Explore the Golden Temple of Amritsar and see one of the world’s largest kitchens which feeds thousands free-of-charge daily and take the opportunity to volunteer in the temple for half a day

· Pop in on the Dalai Lama in Dharamshala and visit the many Buddhist temples and spiritual centres, as well as enjoy a brew at a tea plantation in India’s smallest tea producing region

· Ride the rails through the countryside on some of India’s most iconic train journeys, including the Himalayan Queen and the Kanga Toy Train

· Go on safari in search of majestic Bengal tigers in Corbett National Park, and take a night-time walk in the jungle among India’s nocturnal creatures

· For the more adventurous, trek to the UNESCO World Heritage listed ‘Valley of Flowers’. If trekking isn’t for you, stay in Joshimath in a mountain lodge and investigate temples and sights closer to town. The choice is yours!


· 24-nights accommodation in lodges (5-nights), havelis (3-nights), Ashram (4-nights) eco-hotels (2-nights) and hotels (10-nights)

· Tickets for Kanga Toy Train – Dharamshala – Palampur / Himalayan Queen – Shimla to Kalka and other transport as specified in itinerary

· Meals as specified in itinerary (B = Breakfast / L = Lunch / D = Dinner)

· Services of your Inverted Atlas trip leader and local guides

· All entrance fees as per itinerary

· Valley of Flowers National Park Trek OR Joshimath Sightseeing (option must be selected prior to travel).

Trip price does not include: 

· International airfares or domestic airfares

· Airport transfers on arrival and departure

· Visa for India

· Any experiences listed as 'optional' except the 'Valley of the Flowers' trek

· Any expenses associated with COVID-19

· Meals not included as per trip itinerary including drinks and mini bar

· Additional accommodation before or after the tour

· Items of a personal nature including but not limited to laundry, souvenirs, porterage etc.

· Travel insurance – please note comprehensive travel insurance is a condition of travel with Inverted Atlas

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