Experiential Holidays

Amritsar – Kangra – Pong Dam 

Experience the boundless joy of offbeat place in wilderness with our families.

Program Code: ASR-01


  • 5 nights/ 6 days
  • Group size 2 to 10
  • Suitable for children of all ages, senior citizens, families, single women, solo girls, couples, etc.
  • Stay and food in – hotels, Overland Truck/ Caravan Camping
  • Camping Trailers – Camp that changes spots
  • Toy Train ride (Pathankot to Kangra)
  • Cultural Bonanza: Amritsar (Golden Temple, Jallianwala Bagh, GG Fort), Kangra Fort (if time permits), etc.
  • Retreat Parade at Attari Border Post.
  • Foodie’s Delight: Amritsar is heaven for Punjabi food.
  • Kangra is famous for Dhaam (Himachali traditional food) its optional for a group.

Note: It’s a suggested program which can be tailored if you have a group of 4 to 10 persons. 

best caravan campervan overlanding holiday onboard overland truck with weber barbecue grill food experience in wilderness at sunset sunrise for best family vacation barot valley himachal pradesh ladakh kutch gujarat jaisalmer rajasthan covid19 corona safe soft adventure.

Taurus photographed during “TAME THE LIGHT GOD’ photography workshop to explain the role of light, especially flash photography.

caravan and camping trailers for mobile camping to experience outdoor family holidays and soft adventure around pong dam reservoir in himachal pradesh.

Most exhilarating experiential holidays for family and friends in India. The photo conveys everything. Its the best nomadic overlanding vacation with comforts. Our infrastructure has caravan, campervan and camping trailers to taker care of comfortable stay in wilderness.

Young boys on offbeat soft adventure holidays with caravan camping trailers while playing musical instrument.

Best offbeat holiday for the young to enjoy and enhance their bonding with friends while detoxing in wilderness with the touch of Mother Nature. It can’t be better than this for the youth to rejuvenate after the stress of Corona Pandemic, it’s the safe holidays. It’s loaded with comforts for fun, we set up the most unique infrastructure for outdoor vacation.

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gurupurab celebration at golden temple Darbar Sahab is sikh holy shrine gurudwara of sikhs punjabi panjabi heritage culture amritsar india. 

Golden Temple (Harmandir Sahab) also known as Darbar Sahab is the holiest Sikh shrine (Gurudwara Sahab), it’s at Amritsar. It get’s decorated with flowers and special lighting on celebration of Gurupurab (special day of any of the 10 Gurus).

Arrive at Amritsar (we suggest you arrive before noon), check-in at a hotel. Enjoy Punjabi lunch. Visit the Golden Temple, Jallianwala Bagh, evening witness light and sound show. Punjabi dinner at one of the famous Dhabas of Amritsar. Stay at a hotel for the night.

Amritsar is a city in the northwestern Indian state of Punjab, 28 kilometers from the Indo-Pak border. The historical town of Amritsar is the hub of cultural heritage of Punjab. It has many attractions for everyone (traveller and photographer) i.e. history, food, religion, rich culture, etc. At the center of its walled old town, the gilded Golden Temple (Harmandir Sahib/ Darbar Sahab) is the holiest gurdwara (religious complex/ shrine) of the Sikh religion, it’s the main attraction of Amritsar rather whole of Punjab.

golden temple (Darbar Sahab) the holy shrine gurudwara of sikhs punjabi heritage culture amritsar india.

Golden Temple (Darbar Sahab) is the holiest Gurudwara Sahab shrines of Sikh revered by Sikhs all over the world.

heritage walk conducted by raminder pal singh photo journalist in old city of amritsar india.

Heritage Walk is conducted by an expert Raminder Pal Singh (international photo journalist) in the old city of Amritsar to get glimpses of Sikh heritage and Punjabi culture and old architecture.

Early morning Heritage Walk with Raminder Pal Singh and enjoy a hot cup of tea at a street tea stall. After the heritage walk enjoy your breakfast, visit the market for shopping Punjabi suits and Punjabi Jutti handcrafted and embroidery with silk thread called Tilla (that’s why it’s called Tillewali Punjabi Jutti). After a delightful Punjabi lunch, departure for Atari Border Post to witness the Retreat Parade. Dinner at Amritsar. Night at the hotel.

bharawan da dhaba at amritsar is the most famous place for punjabi traditional food foodies paradise india.

Amritsar is known for traditional Punjabi food, it’s a paradise. There are famous spots and small vendors who are monumental in this old city. Bharawan Da Dhaba (means Brothers’ Dhaba).

punjabi jutti kasuri tille wali is a traditional handmade shoe very popular in punjab amritsar india.

Punjabi Jutti (traditional handcrafted footwear for men) is very popular to be worn on special occasions. This pair is made in Kasur town of Pakistan. It’s embroidery has been done with golden thread made of silk.

retreat ceremony being performed at attari/ wagha border post at indo pak border.

Retreat Ceremony at Attari Border Post (Indo-Pak Border)

Optional: Early morning visit to the Golden Temple (as extra activity, not included in the package).

After early breakfast, travel by road to Pathankot railway station to board narrow gauge train for 2 hours of journey; alight at a station short of Kangra. If time permits visit Kangra Fort, otherwise drive straight to the Camp. Check-in at the camp and enjoy your cup of tea. Take a walk and enjoy dinner, sleep onboard Taurus/ Hornbill/ Praying Mantis, as per your program. Location of your Taurus and trailers will be offered as per your package.

view of kangra fort from across the river.

View of the Kangra Fort from across the river. It’s one of the main attractions of Kangra city.

single woman enjoying curated holidays offbeat in caravan as soft adventure safe for women and solo girls campervan in himachal around pong dam india.

We offer the safest offbeat soft adventure holidays in wilderness for single women and solo girls who want experience blissful outdoor holidays. Morning tea at this location is an experience beyond words.

caravan motorhome campervan offbeat family holidays pong dam himachal camp corona safe with social distancing india.

Morning tea around Pong Dam reservoir is a blissful experience worth any price-tag. Only a few lucky ones get to enjoy this as a caravan camping in wilderness.

Enjoy early morning tea at the Camp while enjoying private sunrise, try a light walk or self meditation. After the fresh and hot breakfast in the lap of nature, you may enjoy the recreational activities, go for excursion in your car or a cab, visit nearby areas of interest. Stay onboard Taurus or the trailers.

Young boys enjoying camping in wilderness with campervan around pong dam in himachal for offbeat camp holiday which is safe from corona safe with social distancing india.

We offer offbeat nomadic camping experiential holidays in our ‘roving camp’ which has caravan, campervan, overland truck and camping trailers to provide facilities to be comfortable in wilderness.

Enjoy the aura and positive energy of this place which is in the lap of Mother Nature. To relax, reboot and detox enjoy piping hot morning tea! Walk a mile to invigorate yourself. It’s an ultimate place for yoga and meditation. Indulge with recreational activities. A sumptuous fresh lunch followed by cup of tea and then soup and dinner. If you wish to go out and explore the area around then you drive in your car or hire a local transport. Night onboard Taurus or Camping Trailers

Enjoy your leisurely breakfast to be remembered till your next visit! And set your bearings for home with loads of photos for story telling sessions around dining table or office cafeteria.

Family lunch time at our camp in wilderness with caravan motorhome campervan dharamshala palampur mcleodganj himachal for offbeat outdoor nomadic camp holiday corona safe with social distancing india.

Family enjoying an exclusive breakfast on the banks of Pong Dam reservoir, hosted at ‘roving camp’ which changes spots. Taurus – 1st Overland Truck of India has the most well equipped kitchen for outdoor mobile camping.


  • Pick up and drop at Amritsar
  • Stay in a hotel at Amritsar
  • Food and stay at the Camp around Pong Dam (as per the tariff plan)
  • Transport to Attari Border
  • Transport to visit the Golden Temple
  • Transport to visit Jallianwalla Bagh
  • Transport from Amritsar to Pathankot
  • Transport from Kangra to the Camp at Pong Dam reservoir
  • Welcome tea at the Camp.
  • Stay at the roving camp.
  • Fee for the program conductor at Amritsar


  • Journey from home to Amritsar and the Camp. Return journey from the Camp to home. Drop on the 6th Day.
  • Food, beverages of all kinds, snacks, at Amritsar (basically to let you  exercise freedom of selection and enjoy flexibility, save money in a way).
  • Heritage Walk and entry tickets wherever needed.
  • Toy Train ride – Pathankot to Kangra.
  • Porters, guides and escorts at all places.
  • Insurances of all kinds, accident rescue, medical treatment for any reasons. Any kind of losses because of delay, technical breakdown, weather conditions, etc.
  • Shopping trip. Entry tickets wherever applicable.
  • Anything which is NOT mentioned in the list :”What is Included” written above.


The activities listed in the itinerary are just a sample, your program can be tailored according to your taste, the tariff will be quoted according to your package.

  • The Golden Temple
  • Jallianwala Bagh
  • Heritage Walk – escorted by Raminder Pal Singh 
  • Foodie Walk
  • Partition Museum
  • Saragarhi Gurdwara (related to the famous battle of Saragarhi and Bollywood produced Kesri Film.
  • Gobind Garh Fort
  • Sada Pind
  • War Memorial
  • Attari/Wagha Border
  • Sarai Amanat Khan
  • Pul Mauraan (Pul Kanjri)
  • Haveli on Asr-Jal GT Road – about 15km from Amritsar (optional)
  • Ram Bagh Gardens (Maharaja Ranjit Singh’s summer palace).
  • Shopping – paradise for women to shop Punjabi dresses.

NOTE: Our infrastructure is not available on rental basis, we conduct holiday programs for families, couples, women, girls, senior citizens.

nihang singh warrior in traditional attire represents sikh culture at golden temple on gurupurab amritsar india. 

Nihangs are the descendants and soldiers of Shri Guru Gobind Singh Ji. They have been known as fierce warriors. Even now they wear their traditional outfit of soldiers of that era.

gg qila gobindgarh fort sikh heritage punjabi culture amritsar india.

Gobindgarh Qila (Fort) is one of the main attractions of Amritsar.

jallianwala bagh is main attraction monument spot heritage punjabi culture amritsar india.

Jallianwala Bagh reminds every Indian about the freedom struggle our ancestors did to get India free from the cruel clutches of the British Raj.

punjabi jutti kasuri tille wali is a traditional handmade footwear shoe very popular for women in punjab amritsar india.

Traditional Punjabi Jutti (Kasuri). It’s handcrafted footwear for women. Usually they wear on special occasions with traditional dress on weddings. social parties, festivals, religious gathering, etc.

punjabi jutti tille wali is a traditional handmade footwear for men shoe very popular in punjab amritsar india.

Punjabi Jutti (Punjabi traditional handmade shoes) is very popular and is worn by men. In olden days rich people used to get embroidery done with gold threads known as Tilla – that’s how its also known as TILLE WALI JUTTI.

part of our photo tour of amritsar streets old buildings hosted by raminderpal singh locations attractions offbeat punjabi punjab culture festivals folk art for best photography india.

We conduct the best Photo Tour of Amritsar, escorted by a seasoned photojournalist Raminder Pal Singh who is born and brought up at Amritsar and is familiar with the hidden spots where he knows when and what light and what subject will be there to shoot.

qila gobindgarh gg fort old monuments tourist attraction of amritsar india.

Gobindgarh Qila (GG Fort) is one of the most famous monuments of Amritsar.

pul kanjri is a historical monument built by maharaja ranjit singh amritsar india.

Pul Kanjri is a historical site situated 35 km away from Amritsar on Amritsar-Lahore road. It is one of the heritage sites built by Maharaja Ranjit Singh, where he used to rest while travelling with his troops. During his reign, Pul Kanjari was an important trading centre. The legend has it when Maharaja Ranjit Singh married Begum Gul Bahar, on their way to Lahore they had to cross this canal on Ravi river. People used to cross the canal by foot but Begum Gul Bahar refused to do so. Since Maharaja Ranjit Singh was deeply in love with Begum Gul Bahar, he had a small bridge built for her. Some part of the bridge still exists. It was named Pul Kanjri.

Zamzama Gun cannon gg qila gobindgarh fort sikh heritage punjabi culture amritsar india.

The Zamzama Gun (Zam-Zammah” or “Zam-Zammeh”), meaning “thunder” or “roar”, also known as Kim’s Gun or Bhangianwali Toap is a large bore cannon. It was cast in about 1757 in Lahore (present-day Pakistan). It is currently on display in front of the Lahore Museum in Lahore, Pakistan.

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Gurupurab celebrations at Golden Temple is one of the main attractions of Amritsar for travellers and tourists.

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Phulkari/ Fulkari the most famous traditional folk embroidery on cloth.

temple bells hanging at the door of the temple of the Kangra fort.

These door bells made of brass are hanging at the door of the temple inside Kangra Fort (Himachal Pradesh).

temple wall at the kangra fort inside the wall on top.

Wall of the Temple at the Kangra Fort (Himachal Pradesh). We offer the best ‘photo tours’ of Himachal Pradesh.

a wall engraved at the temple of Kangra Fort.

Temple part of the Kangra Fort . It offers great opportunity to travellers and photographers to grab some nice photos. One can enjoy panoramic view of Kangra and around.

ruins of temple pillars at kangra fort.

Pillar Base stones are lying near the temple in the Fort Kangra.

one of the gates of kangra fort to get entry

One of the doors of the Kangra Fort.

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Amritsar has rich cultural background and historical buildings. We conduct an escorted Heritage Walk early morning.