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Enjoy some Himalayan highlights on this multifaceted tour of the mountains, with yoga, hiking and delicious local cuisine.

Stop 1: New Delhi

First, begin at the Delhi train station, where you’ll embark upon a seven-hour trip to Haridwar Junction.

Stop 2: Rishikesh

Here, you can easily take a taxi to nearby Rishikesh. Enjoy a two-day yoga retreat, put your feet in the holy Ganges river and enjoy the view of the Himalayas.

Stop 3: Manali

From Rishikesh, drive to Manali, where you can hire a guide for a three-day trek over Hampta Pass to see stunning views of the mountains.

Stop 4: Dharamshala

Travel by taxi to Dharamshala to see the residence of the Dalai Lama, meditate overlooking tea terraces and enjoy Tibetan momos and other local favorites.

Stop 5: Amritsar

Drive 124 miles (200 km) or fly to Amritsar to see Jallianwala Bagh and the Golden Temple, where you can stay for a free lunch of delicious Punjabi cuisine. Return to Delhi by plane.