11 days in Punjab & Himachal Pradesh Itinerary

11 days in Punjab & Himachal Pradesh Itinerary

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11 days in Punjab & Himachal Pradesh Itinerary

Navi Mumbai
Fly:  5​h 30​min
Amritsar
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 30​min
Chamba
— 6 nights
Drive:  10​h
Shimla
— 2 nights
taxi + Fly:  4​h 30​min
New Delhi

1
day
Amritsar

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.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Tue): admire the landmark architecture of Akal Takht, then don't miss a visit to Harmandir Sahib, and then don't miss a visit to Jallianwala Bagh.

For other places to visit, photos, maps, and more tourist information, read our Amritsar vacation maker tool

Navi Mumbai to Amritsar is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive. Traveling from Navi Mumbai in November, expect nights in Amritsar to be cooler, around 11°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 31°C. On the 8th (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Chamba.

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Harmandir Sahib ©
Harmandir Sahib
Jallianwala Bagh ©
Jallianwala Bagh
Akal Takht ©
Akal Takht

6
days
Chamba

Chamba ©
Beloved for its temples, palaces, and jatras (or fairs), Chamba represents an enchanting destination with plenty of things to do.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Chamba: Nurpur Fort, Himachal Pradesh (in Gurdaspur), Pathankot (Mukteshwar Temple & Ranjit Sagar Dam) and Golden Devi Temple (in Khajjiar). And it doesn't end there: explore the activities along Khajjiar Lake, get great views at Kailash View, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Vajreshwari Temple, and step into the grandiose world of Akhand Chandi Palace.

For other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Chamba online road trip planner

Explore your travel options from Amritsar to Chamba with the Route module. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) so you can travel to Shimla.

Things to do in Chamba

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Pathankot, Golden Devi Temple, Nurpur Fort, Himachal Pradesh
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Laxmi Narayan Temple ©
Laxmi Narayan Temple
Khajjiar Lake ©
Khajjiar Lake
Khajji Nag Temple ©
Khajji Nag Temple

2
days
Shimla

Shimla
The city of Shimla spreads out across a ridge, offering views of Himalayan scenery all around.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Wed): admire the striking features of Viceregal Lodge, stroll through Himalayan Bird Park, make a trip to The Ridge, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Shimla Christ Church, then make a trip to The Mall, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Jakhu Temple. On the 16th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Kufri, then don't miss a visit to Scandal Point, and then explore and take pictures at Indian Institute of Advanced Study.

To find photos and other tourist information, refer to the Shimla trip app

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Chamba to Shimla. On the 17th (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

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Kufri
Kufri
Jakhu Temple ©
Jakhu Temple
The Mall ©
The Mall

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