5 days in Chandigarh & Amritsar Itinerary

5 days in Chandigarh & Amritsar Itinerary

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5 days in Chandigarh & Amritsar Itinerary

Amritsar
Fly:  3​h 30​min
Chandigarh
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
Amritsar
— 2 nights
Amritsar

2
days
Chandigarh

Leading the post-independence development of the country, Chandigarh represents the first planned city built after the colonial-era ended.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Sat): admire the natural beauty at Pinjore Gardens, stroll through The Rock Garden of Chandigarh, and then don't miss a visit to Panjab University. On the 1st (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: buy something for everyone on your list at Elante mall, then explore the activities along Sukhna Lake, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Chandigarh Rose Garden.

For traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Chandigarh trip itinerary maker.

Amritsar to Chandigarh is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Mon) so you can travel to Amritsar.

Things to do in Chandigarh

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Pinjore Gardens
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The Rock Garden of Chandigarh
Sukhna Lake
Chandigarh Rose Garden

3
days
Amritsar

A holy city, Amritsar stands as the spiritual and cultural capital of Sikhism, and the location of the religion's most revered and holiest shrine.
Amritsar is known for nightlife, historic sites, museums, shopping, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the spiritual surroundings of Harmandir Sahib, make a trip to Jallianwala Bagh, admire the striking features of Akal Takht, and look for gifts at Raunak Punjabi Jutti.

To find maps, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Amritsar sightseeing planner.

Getting from Chandigarh to Amritsar by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Amritsar

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Harmandir Sahib
Jallianwala Bagh
Akal Takht

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