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Minjar Fair Mela tour package with site seeing

Minjar Fair Mela tour package with site seeing: Overview

Holidaytravel.co designed this package for those who really want to attend Minjar Fair which is held in Chamba in month of april and goes on for a week. Minjar fair is celebrated to worship Laxmi narayan temple and get bless. In this package you will attend Minjar fair and visit famous places near chamba which are Dalhousie, Chamba and Killar. This package will start from Amritsar so you will also visit Golden Temple and Bagha Border.

Holidaytravel.co offers you to visit in the land of Himachal and explore or spread your happiness by visiting to the great and famous Fair in Chamba. We ensure your holiday with perfect guideline with good and affordable rates. Package is well designed and suited for Families with Kids and Holiday Makers.

 

               

                                                                                  (Minjar Fair)

 

 

Why you must attend Minjar Fair

Minjar Fair is a very popular and well visited by tourist as it is held annually in Chambain the month of April. Holidaytravel.co gives you a comfort chance to visit and enjoy Minjar Fair. Sports and cultural programmes are organized on the third Sunday and you will feel your holiday in enjoyable place worship the laxmi narayan temple. Most of the people get together to spend their holiday and visit Minjar Fair. Local people and folks from different places gather and take blessings from the holy temples. The main attractions of the fair are folk singing and dancing. The fair mirrors the traditions in India in a very well manner. Through Minjar Fair spread the knowledge and worship both the temple near ravi river.

 

 

Minjar Fair Mela tour package with site seeing: Rates

Package Category Package cost Per Couple
Peak Season (Oct to Mar) Off Season (April to Aug)
Standard Package Rs.19,499/- Rs.17,499/-
Delux Package Rs.24,499/- Rs.22,499/-
Luxury Package Rs.31,999/- Rs.29,999/-

 

Package includes

  • Assistance on arrival by HolidayTravel.co Himachal Trip Representative to coordinate your holiday arrangements.
  • 3 Nights stay in Chanba & visit Minjar Fair
  • 1 night stay in Amritsar with site seeing
  • 1 Night stay in Dalhousie, Kalaptop & Khjjiar with Site seeing 
  • Private Cab for 6 Days 
  • Breakfast and Dinner include 
  • Accomodation in well adviced Property
  • Pick & Drop Amritsar
  • Accommodation in a Twins Share room 
  • All Taxes included

 

Hotels included in this Package

 

Hotel Dhingra Residency, Amritsar: 2 Star 

Hotel HK Continental, Amritsar: 3 Star

Radisson Blu Amritsar: 5 Star

 

 

Hotel Ark, Dalhousie; 2 Star

Atithi Resort, Dalhousie 3 Star

Aamod Dalhousie 5 Star

 

 

Jamwal Villa, Chamba 2 Star

Hotel Ashiana Regency, Chamba 3 Star

 

 

Minjar Fair Mela tour package with site seeing: Itinerary

Day 01: Arrival at Amritsar airport or railway station

After arrival at Amritsar airport or railway station and you will transfer to hotel. After freshen up and get ready you will visit to the famous site seeing of Amritsar which includes Jalliayanwala Bagh, Golden Temple. After having a lunch in good restaurant later you will visit Hall Bazaar for shopping and after 4 O' clock drive to Wagah border ( Indo - Pak ), enjoy their pared, In the evening back to hotel. Overnight stay in Amritsar

 

Jalliayanwala Bagh: Jalliayanwala Bagh is a public Park in Amritsar, Punjab and is a symbol of Independence and tragedies related to it. Once it so happened that a British Lady named Marshella was cornered by an Indian mob and beaten up. She was rescued by a man who was the father of her pupil. Hearing this General Dyer issued an order that every Indian had to cover the distance by crawling and the English officers could shoot and hit any Indian whom they saw. To protest against this, around 15000 men, women and children gathered in the Jallianwala Bagh and were protesting peacefully. After around an hour General Dyer and his army blocked all the exit ways of the park and ordered random shooting resulting which thousands of men and women died. This was one of the most tragic massacres of the Indian History.

 

                Jalliayanwala Bagh

 

 

 

Golden Temple: It is one of the most sacred pilgrimage spots for Sikhs. The temple derives its name from its fully golden dome. The temple is built over marble and is two storied high structure. Guru Ram Das, the fourth Guru of Sikhs had initially built a pool here which currently houses the Temple. It is the epicenter of Sikhism.

 

 

Wagah border:  Attari Wagah Border is the only road border crossing between India and Pakistan. his border lies on the Grand Trunk Road between Amritsar and Lahore On this border, a retreat ceremony called 'lowering of the flags’ is held every evening, since 1959. During the ceremony, Border Security Force (B.S.F) of India and the Pakistan Rangers soldiers perform energetic parade. The Wagah Border Ceremony is worth seeing and is carried on by the Indian Army and the Pakistan Rangers on the respective sides of the border gate.

 

 

 

Day 02: Amritsar to Dalhousie (201 km/4.5 hours)

After breakfast you will proceed for Dalhousie which is 201 km far away from Amritsar. After reach you will stop for lunch in any nearest restaurant, later you will visit the famous and attractive siteseeings in Dalhousie which include St. John’s Church, St. Francis Church, Subhash  Baoli and Panjpulla, In the evening back to hotel. Overnight stay in Dalhousie

 

St. John’s Church  : St. John’s Church is situated at Gandhi Chowk, it was built in 1863 .The Church is built in  Roman Catholic style but it belongs to Protestants.

 

St. Francis Church: St. Francis Church situated near Subhash Chowk was built in 1894 in accordance with the Church of England. It is a popular tourist spot. The magnificent glass work and stone embellishments on the walls of the church, makes it an irresistible place to visit. 

 

                St. Francis Church

 

 

Subhash  Baoli; Subhash  Baoli is a perennial spring, named after the famous freedom fighter Subhash  Chander  Bose, who came here to regain his failing health in the year 1937.he is said to have lived in Dalhousie for 7 months and rejuvenated by the medicated water of this spring. This is a place for picnicking and to enjoy a gulp of the refreshing spring.

 

Panjpulla : Panjpulla means five bridges. It is a picturesque spot with water flowing under the five small bridges A Samadhi of Sardar Ajit Singh, uncle of Bhagat Singh, adds to its importance. A small fresh water spring Satdhara   is close by. There is also a water fall at Panjpulla.

 

 

Day 03: Dalhousie - Kalatop - Khajjiyar - Chamba   (60 km / 2 hours)

After breakfast you will proceed for the sightseeing tour of Khajjiar (Mini-Switzerland of India), which include Khajjiar Lake and Golden Devi Temple. Later you will visit Kalatop wildlife sanctuary then proceed to Chamba. Overnight stay in Chamba

 

Khajjiar lake:  Khajjiar lake is surrounded by hills, sceneries and lush green landscapes and it is most popular picnic spot. It is a beautiful, colorful and lively tourist spot in the area and an instant favorite of all the visitors

 

                Khajjiar lake

 

 

Golden Devi temple:  The golden devi temple is ancient temple in Khajjiar and derives its name from the golden dome it houses The temple is very close by to the Khajjiar lake and is quiet a popular tourist spot. It also has a golf course neighboring it.

 

Kalatop (wild-life sanctuary) : Kalatop (wild-life sanctuary) is surrounded by dense pine and spruce forests and with a view of the snow capped Pir Panjal Range, and the velvety meadow of Khajjiar, the Kalatop Wildlife Sanctuary is a gem of a tourist destination. The wildlife in the Kalatop Wildlife Sanctuary abounds Ibex, deer, bears and leopards, but they mostly hideaway and rarely come out to the buffer areas. The sanctuary has well defined trekking trails and offers mind blowing view.  

 

Day 04: Full day tour of Minjar Fair

After breakfast you will visit to enjoy the Minjar Fair spend your full day in this fair and get some knowledge about fair and visit both the temple and worship, In the evening back to hotel. Overnight stay in Chamba.

 

Top attraction towards Minjar Fair

Minjar Fair is speciall fair of Chamba city and it is famous worshipping. Main attraction of the fair will be on the end of first week when peoples go to the Ravi River and there they will flow this long thread in to water. The big jaloos will be held in which local Devi and Deities are brings together and they are also taken to the River. Organization of various exhibitions in the fair.  fair Hockey, Football and Cricket matches will be also played in the police ground so if you want to participate then you have to enter your team's name.

 

 

Day 05: Chamba to Killar Over Sach pass (150 km / 6 hours)

Very early in the morning move to another pass know as saach pass but this time by taxi and experience the mountain jeep safari. Around 10:00 am we will reach on the top of saach pass. Stay for 30 minutes at top and then start again to Chamba by Satrundi and Kalaban. After a run 4 hrs reach Chamba. Overnight stay in Chamba

 

 

 

Day 06: Depart from Killar to Amritsar (375 km / 10 hours)

After breakfast you will drop to Amritsar airport or railway station for onwards journey with sweet and enjoyable memory. Tour end

 

                

                                                                           (Wagah border)

 

 

 

 

Minjar Fair Mela tour package with site seeing: Hotels

 

Hotel Dhingra Residency, Amritsar: 2 Star 4.5 - TA RANK - Certificate of Excellence

Hotel Dhingra Residency: Hotel Dhingra Residency, Amritsar, a luxury hotel that has spacious, cozy rooms to make every guests stay comfortable and memorable. The hotel is conveniently located to the city center and caters to both - business as well as leisure travelers.

 

Hotel HK Continental, Amritsar: 3 Star TA RANK - 4.5 -  Certificate of Excellence

Hotel HK Continental: Hotel HK Continental, Amritsar is an attractive eco friendly resort and one of the pleasant places to stay in. It offers a great value for money with an excellent position tucked in the heart of the city the hotel is comfortably designed with elegance to suite leisure and business travelers.

 

Radisson Blu Amritsar: 5 Star - TA RANK 5.0 - Certificate of Excellence

Radisson Blu Hotel, Amritsar is a gorgeous property with modern design and upscale interiors. It offers a relaxing ambience and is surrounded by lush green fields. The rooms are adorned with modern and contemporary amenities. This property features a trendy lounge bar, on site dining, outdoor pool, classy fitness centre and upcoming full service spa.

 

 

Hotel Ark, Dalhousie; 2 Star - TA RANK 4.5 - Certificate of Excellence

Hotel Ark:  Hotel Ark blends an old-world charm with modern amenities. Surrounded by pine trees, the refurbished building of the hotel stands tall with its three storey structure it is located at Gandhi Chowk, offering an easy access to places of tourist interest in and around the town.

 

Atithi Resort, Dalhousie 3 Star - TA RANK 4.5 - Certificate of Excellence

Atithi Resort:  Atithis Resort is located in Dalhousie. Offering an outdoor pool and a restaurant, each room here will provide you with air conditioning, a balcony and a terrace. There is also a refrigerator. Featuring a bath, private bathroom also comes with a bath or shower and free toiletries

 

Aamod Dalhousie 5 Star - TA RANK 4.5 - Certificate of Excellence

Hotel Aamod, Dalhousie welcomes guests into a world of serenity. Located on the western edge of the Dhauladhar mountain range of the Himalayas. Hotel Aamod offers a perfect blend of untouched surroundings to its patrons.

 

Jamwal Villa, Chamba 2 Star - TA RANK 5.0 - Certificate of Excellence

Jamwal Villa:  Jamwal Villa, Chamba, is situated away from the town and offers well roadways connectivity. The basic services offered are room service, front desk, internet, travel desk, non smoking rooms, parking, security and doctor-on-call. The health club truly satisfies the need of fitness conscious patrons during the stay.

 

Hotel Ashiana Regency, Chamba 3 Star - TA RANK 4.5 - Certificate of Excellence

Hotel Ashiana Regency:  Hotel Ashiana Regency, Chamba, is located in the heart of the city. With beautiful views of the mountains and lush green landscapes, the modern hotel is the perfect place to enjoy family vacations the hotel has a well equipped and spacious conference suite use to undertake prominent events and meets. For dining, the the in- house restaurant

 

 

 

About Minjar Fair

Minjar Fair (Mela) is held in Chamba town in Himachal Pradesh with great ceremony and funfare. It is a fiesta that brings into notice the rich cultural heritage of India. Minjar Fair brings the Happiness in the face of every people and during Minjar fair people used to wear silk costumes and there is always a stalk of Minjar attached to it. They offer their prayers to the Laxmi Narayan Temple and celebrate throughout the week. The stalk of Maize symbolizes their faith in God and also indicates their expectation of a good harvest. During the Minjar Fair, sweets, fruits and money are sent to friends and relatives. The immersion ceremony follows the Puja. This is marked by a grand procession.

 

 

Why Minjar Fair is celebrated

Why Minjar Fair celebrated:  Minjar Mela is a famous festival in Chamba in Himachal Pradesh it is an annual fair which is held in the last Sunday of July and continues till one week with great grandeur. The little story behind the Minja Fair i.e  

The Ravi River used to flow between Champawati Temple and Hari Rai Temple in Chamba. People found it difficult to visit both the temple together, then Raja of Himachal Pradesh asked a saint to make the temples easily available to people then the saint performed yajna at the Champavati temple and then several sadhus were invited from benaras and they all take participate in Yajna. During the yajna sadhus used a colored stick called Minjar. As a result of the Yajna the course of Ravi River changed and people could easily access both the temples. The fair is held in remembrance of this event.

 

 

When Minjar Fair is celebrated

The Minjar fair commences from the last Sunday of July and goes on for till one week with great magnificence, enthusiasm and delight. The week long International fair starts when the Minjar flag is lifted in historical Chowgan. The huge rushes were gather of pilgrims and devotees from all over the country and across the globe.  The fair mirrors the traditions in India in a very well manner .

 

 

How to reach Amritsar

 

Amritsar by Air:  Amritsar is the city where all the posiible regular flights are avaliable all through the day t connects the city with several important cities of the country as well as the world. Flights from Delhi to Amritsar, Flights from Chandigarh to Amritsar

 

 

Amritsar by railways:  Amritsar railway station is well connected to all the important railheads of Punjab as well as other cities and towns of the country. From here every day a number of trains run on a regular basis to different parts of the country.

 

 

Amritsar by bus:  Amritsar is well connected with the cities of North India which are Chandigarh (235 Kms), Delhi (450 Kms), Shimla, Kulu, Manali, Dharamshala and Dalhousie in Himachal Pradesh, you can easily drive from Amritsar by other neighboring cities

 

 

 

Best time to visit Chamba city

The best time to visit Chamba is between April and October The region is best known for its picturesque landscapes, temples and palaces.The weather during the day is warm and nights are comparatively cool and pleasing. The Minjar Fair is organised in mid-July and is popular amongst tourists and locals alike

 

 

Famous food to eat in Chamba city of Himachal Pradesh

Every state have its own specialty in food and himachal pradesh have cuisine in excess and numerous dishes are served in the state prepares traditional food during festivals and fairs. Due to cold weather, consumption of non vegetarian food is more than vegetarian.

Khatta:  Khatta actually means sour It’s a lusciously sour gravy which is made of amchur powder which is essentially a spice made by pummeling dried green mangos

 

Besan Cheela:  Besan Chilla made from gram flour and its taste is delicious Cheela or chilla or pooda is an Indian style pancake. This is a decent choice for breakfast for children

 

Sidu:   Sidu is a sort of bread produced using wheat flourIt is ordinarily eaten with ghee (elucidated butter), dal (lentil broth) or with hari chutney. It may be looking exhausting in the photo above, yet its truly going to energize your taste buds.

 

Patande:   Patande is the made out of wheat flour and are cooked and looks like the conventional hotcake. Patande makes the fantastic passage to the culinary exotica of Himachal Pradesh It is made with entire wheat flour and is gently spicy in taste because of the expansion of stew flakes.

 

Anardana Chicken:  This is an unordinary chicken dishstacked with spices & oil..but the bronze shading is from hours of marinating in ground anardana (dry pomegranate seeds) & chillies.

 



Minjar Fair Mela tour package with site seeing: Rates

Package Category Package cost Per Couple
Peak Season (Oct to Mar) Off Season (April to Aug)
Standard Package Rs.19,499/- Rs.17,499/-
Delux Package Rs.24,499/- Rs.22,499/-
Luxury Package Rs.31,999/- Rs.29,999/-

 

Package includes

  • Assistance on arrival by HolidayTravel.co Himachal Trip Representative to coordinate your holiday arrangements.
  • 3 Nights stay in Chanba & visit Minjar Fair
  • 1 night stay in Amritsar with site seeing
  • 1 Night stay in Dalhousie, Kalaptop & Khjjiar with Site seeing 
  • Private Cab for 6 Days 
  • Breakfast and Dinner include 
  • Accomodation in well adviced Property
  • Pick & Drop Amritsar
  • Accommodation in a Twins Share room 
  • All Taxes included
  •  



Minjar Fair Mela tour package with site seeing: Rates

Package Category Package cost Per Couple
Peak Season (Oct to Mar) Off Season (April to Aug)
Standard Package Rs.19,499/- Rs.17,499/-
Delux Package Rs.24,499/- Rs.22,499/-
Luxury Package Rs.31,999/- Rs.29,999/-

 

Package includes

  • Assistance on arrival by HolidayTravel.co Himachal Trip Representative to coordinate your holiday arrangements.
  • 3 Nights stay in Chanba & visit Minjar Fair
  • 1 night stay in Amritsar with site seeing
  • 1 Night stay in Dalhousie, Kalaptop & Khjjiar with Site seeing 
  • Private Cab for 6 Days 
  • Breakfast and Dinner include 
  • Accomodation in well adviced Property
  • Pick & Drop Amritsar
  • Accommodation in a Twins Share room 
  • All Taxes included
  •  

Minjar Fair Mela tour package with site seeing: Itinerary

Day 01: Arrival at Amritsar airport or railway station

After arrival at Amritsar airport or railway station and you will transfer to hotel. After freshen up and get ready you will visit to the famous site seeing of Amritsar which includes Jalliayanwala Bagh, Golden Temple. After having a lunch in good restaurant later you will visit Hall Bazaar for shopping and after 4 O' clock drive to Wagah border ( Indo - Pak ), enjoy their pared, In the evening back to hotel. Overnight stay in Amritsar

 

Jalliayanwala Bagh: Jalliayanwala Bagh is a public Park in Amritsar, Punjab and is a symbol of Independence and tragedies related to it. Once it so happened that a British Lady named Marshella was cornered by an Indian mob and beaten up. She was rescued by a man who was the father of her pupil. Hearing this General Dyer issued an order that every Indian had to cover the distance by crawling and the English officers could shoot and hit any Indian whom they saw. To protest against this, around 15000 men, women and children gathered in the Jallianwala Bagh and were protesting peacefully. After around an hour General Dyer and his army blocked all the exit ways of the park and ordered random shooting resulting which thousands of men and women died. This was one of the most tragic massacres of the Indian History.

 

                Jalliayanwala Bagh

 

 

 

Golden Temple: It is one of the most sacred pilgrimage spots for Sikhs. The temple derives its name from its fully golden dome. The temple is built over marble and is two storied high structure. Guru Ram Das, the fourth Guru of Sikhs had initially built a pool here which currently houses the Temple. It is the epicenter of Sikhism.

 

 

Wagah border:  Attari Wagah Border is the only road border crossing between India and Pakistan. his border lies on the Grand Trunk Road between Amritsar and Lahore On this border, a retreat ceremony called 'lowering of the flags’ is held every evening, since 1959. During the ceremony, Border Security Force (B.S.F) of India and the Pakistan Rangers soldiers perform energetic parade. The Wagah Border Ceremony is worth seeing and is carried on by the Indian Army and the Pakistan Rangers on the respective sides of the border gate.

 

 

 

Day 02: Amritsar to Dalhousie (201 km/4.5 hours)

After breakfast you will proceed for Dalhousie which is 201 km far away from Amritsar. After reach you will stop for lunch in any nearest restaurant, later you will visit the famous and attractive siteseeings in Dalhousie which include St. John’s Church, St. Francis Church, Subhash  Baoli and Panjpulla, In the evening back to hotel. Overnight stay in Dalhousie

 

St. John’s Church  : St. John’s Church is situated at Gandhi Chowk, it was built in 1863 .The Church is built in  Roman Catholic style but it belongs to Protestants.

 

St. Francis Church: St. Francis Church situated near Subhash Chowk was built in 1894 in accordance with the Church of England. It is a popular tourist spot. The magnificent glass work and stone embellishments on the walls of the church, makes it an irresistible place to visit. 

 

                St. Francis Church

 

 

Subhash  Baoli; Subhash  Baoli is a perennial spring, named after the famous freedom fighter Subhash  Chander  Bose, who came here to regain his failing health in the year 1937.he is said to have lived in Dalhousie for 7 months and rejuvenated by the medicated water of this spring. This is a place for picnicking and to enjoy a gulp of the refreshing spring.

 

Panjpulla : Panjpulla means five bridges. It is a picturesque spot with water flowing under the five small bridges A Samadhi of Sardar Ajit Singh, uncle of Bhagat Singh, adds to its importance. A small fresh water spring Satdhara   is close by. There is also a water fall at Panjpulla.

 

 

Day 03: Dalhousie - Kalatop - Khajjiyar - Chamba   (60 km / 2 hours)

After breakfast you will proceed for the sightseeing tour of Khajjiar (Mini-Switzerland of India), which include Khajjiar Lake and Golden Devi Temple. Later you will visit Kalatop wildlife sanctuary then proceed to Chamba. Overnight stay in Chamba

 

Khajjiar lake:  Khajjiar lake is surrounded by hills, sceneries and lush green landscapes and it is most popular picnic spot. It is a beautiful, colorful and lively tourist spot in the area and an instant favorite of all the visitors

 

                Khajjiar lake

 

 

Golden Devi temple:  The golden devi temple is ancient temple in Khajjiar and derives its name from the golden dome it houses The temple is very close by to the Khajjiar lake and is quiet a popular tourist spot. It also has a golf course neighboring it.

 

Kalatop (wild-life sanctuary) : Kalatop (wild-life sanctuary) is surrounded by dense pine and spruce forests and with a view of the snow capped Pir Panjal Range, and the velvety meadow of Khajjiar, the Kalatop Wildlife Sanctuary is a gem of a tourist destination. The wildlife in the Kalatop Wildlife Sanctuary abounds Ibex, deer, bears and leopards, but they mostly hideaway and rarely come out to the buffer areas. The sanctuary has well defined trekking trails and offers mind blowing view.  

 

Day 04: Full day tour of Minjar Fair

After breakfast you will visit to enjoy the Minjar Fair spend your full day in this fair and get some knowledge about fair and visit both the temple and worship, In the evening back to hotel. Overnight stay in Chamba.

 

 

Day 05: Chamba to Killar Over Sach pass (150 km / 6 hours)

Very early in the morning move to another pass know as saach pass but this time by taxi and experience the mountain jeep safari. Around 10:00 am we will reach on the top of saach pass. Stay for 30 minutes at top and then start again to Chamba by Satrundi and Kalaban. After a run 4 hrs reach Chamba. Overnight stay in Chamba

 

Day 06: Depart from Killar to Amritsar (375 km / 10 hours)

After breakfast you will drop to Amritsar airport or railway station for onwards journey with sweet and enjoyable memory. Tour end

 

Minjar Fair Mela tour package with site seeing: Rates

Package Category Package cost Per Couple
Peak Season (Oct to Mar) Off Season (April to Aug)
Standard Package Rs.19,499/- Rs.17,499/-
Delux Package Rs.24,499/- Rs.22,499/-
Luxury Package Rs.31,999/- Rs.29,999/-

 

Package includes

  • Assistance on arrival by HolidayTravel.co Himachal Trip Representative to coordinate your holiday arrangements.
  • 3 Nights stay in Chanba & visit Minjar Fair
  • 1 night stay in Amritsar with site seeing
  • 1 Night stay in Dalhousie, Kalaptop & Khjjiar with Site seeing 
  • Private Cab for 6 Days 
  • Breakfast and Dinner include 
  • Accomodation in well adviced Property
  • Pick & Drop Amritsar
  • Accommodation in a Twins Share room 
  • All Taxes included
  •  

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