6 days in India Itinerary

6 days in India Itinerary

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6 days in India Itinerary

Dehradun
Fly:  4​h 15​min
Dharamsala
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
Dalhousie
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
Pathankot
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
Katra
— 1 night
Fly:  9​h
Dehradun

3
days
Dharamsala

Dharamsala ©
The hill station of Dharamsala's reputation stems from its large community of exiled Tibetan Buddhists, including the Dalai Lama.
Dharamsala is known for nature, historic sites, spas, museums, and classes. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore and take pictures at Norbulingka Institute, explore the activities along Dal Lake, soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Bhagsunath Temple.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Dharamsala trip itinerary planner .

Dehradun to Dharamsala is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Dalhousie.

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Norbulingka Institute ©
Norbulingka Institute
Triund Hill ©
Triund Hill
Dalai Lama Temple Complex ©
Dalai Lama Temple Complex

1
day
Dalhousie

Dalhousie ©
Set over a number of hills, the quiet town of Dalhousie was established by the British in the 19th century as a summer resort town.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Mon): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Dainkund Peak, admire the natural beauty at Rock Garden, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Chamera Lake.

To see photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Dalhousie vacation planner .

Traveling by car from Dharamsala to Dalhousie takes 2.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) early enough to travel to Pathankot.

Things to do in Dalhousie

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Dainkund Peak ©
Dainkund Peak
Chamera Lake ©
Chamera Lake

1
day
Pathankot

Pathankot ©
Pathankot is a city in the Punjab state of India. Kick off your visit on the 26th (Tue): take in the spiritual surroundings of Kathgarh Temple, then contemplate the long history of Shahpurkandi Fort, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mukteshwar Temple, and finally see human ingenuity at work at Ranjit Sagar Dam.

To find reviews, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read our Pathankot trip itinerary planning tool .

Traveling by car from Dalhousie to Pathankot takes 2.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Katra.

Things to do in Pathankot

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Shahpurkandi Fort ©
Shahpurkandi Fort
Mukteshwar Temple ©
Mukteshwar Temple
Ranjit Sagar Dam ©
Ranjit Sagar Dam

1
day
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 27th (Wed), don't miss a visit to Baba Dhansar and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Nau Devi Temple.

To find reviews, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read Katra day trip planner .

You can drive from Pathankot to Katra in 3 hours. On the 27th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Katra

#Historic Sites

Side Trip

Baba Dhansar
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Baba Dhansar ©
Baba Dhansar

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