6 days in Chandigarh, Amritsar & Katra Itinerary

6 days in Chandigarh, Amritsar & Katra Itinerary

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6 days in Chandigarh, Amritsar & Katra Itinerary

Sydney
Fly:  21​h 30​min
Chandigarh
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
Amritsar
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h
Katra
— Few hours
Fly:  24​h
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days
Chandigarh

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 16th (Wed): explore the activities along Sukhna Lake, then tour the pleasant surroundings at The Rock Garden of Chandigarh, and then buy something for everyone on your list at Elante mall. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Thu): get a sense of history and politics at Capitol Complex Tourist Centre and then admire the natural beauty at Chandigarh Rose Garden.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, use the Chandigarh trip itinerary planning app .

Sydney, Australia to Chandigarh is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time (New South Wales) to India Standard Time, which is usually a -4 hour difference. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Thu) to allow time for travel to Amritsar.

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The Rock Garden of Chandigarh ©
The Rock Garden of Chandigarh
Sukhna Lake ©
Sukhna Lake
Capitol Complex Tourist Centre ©
Capitol Complex Tourist Centre

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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 18th (Fri): make a trip to Gandhi Gate, tour the pleasant surroundings at Jallianwala Bagh, then admire the striking features of Akal Takht, then don't miss a visit to Harmandir Sahib, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Durgiana Temple.

For photos, maps, ratings, and tourist information, read our Amritsar online travel route planner .

Traveling by flight from Chandigarh to Amritsar takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 46°C in May, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) so you can travel to Katra.

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

few
hours
Katra

Katra
Located at the foothills of the Trikuta Mountains, Katra serves as a base for the great pilgrimage to the cave shrine of Mata Vaishno Devi.
On the 19th (Sat), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Vaishno Devi.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Katra day trip planner .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Amritsar to Katra. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

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