8 days in India Itinerary

8 days in India Itinerary

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8 days in India Itinerary

New Delhi
Drive:  4​h
Agra
— 1 night
Drive:  12​h
Pathankot
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
Dalhousie
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
Dharamsala
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
Amritsar
— 1 night
Fly:  2​h 45​min
New Delhi

1
day
Agra

Agra
Tourism in Agra revolves around two words: Taj Mahal.
Tajmahal Private Day Tours has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Wed): get the lay of the land with Tajmahal Private Day Tours and then admire the striking features of Agra Fort.

To see more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Agra tour site .

New Delhi to Agra is an approximately 3-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 40°C in October, and nighttime lows around 23°C. You'll have a few hours on the 18th (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling to Pathankot.

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Agra Fort
Agra Fort
Marble Cottage ©
Marble Cottage
Tajmahal Private Day Tours ©
Tajmahal Private Day Tours

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Pathankot

Pathankot ©
Pathankot is a city in the Punjab state of India. Kick off your visit on the 19th (Fri): see human ingenuity at work at Ranjit Sagar Dam and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mukteshwar Temple.

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You can drive from Agra to Pathankot in 11 hours. Another option is to fly. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Dalhousie.

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Ranjit Sagar Dam ©
Ranjit Sagar Dam
Mukteshwar Temple ©
Mukteshwar Temple

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.
To find traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Dalhousie tour itinerary maker app .

You can drive from Pathankot to Dalhousie in 2.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Dharamsala.

Things to do in Dalhousie

#Parks, #Wildlife, #Historic Sites

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Kalatop Wildlife Sanctuary
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Kalatop Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Kalatop Wildlife Sanctuary
St. John's Church ©
St. John's Church
St. Francis Church ©
St. Francis Church

3
days
Dharamsala

The hill station of Dharamsala's reputation stems from its large community of exiled Tibetan Buddhists, including the Dalai Lama.
Get outdoors at Triund Hill and Dal Lake. Your inner history buff will appreciate Dalai Lama Temple Complex and St. John in the Wilderness Church. There's lots more to do: soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, get engrossed in the history at Tibetan Museum, admire all the interesting features of Norbulingka Institute, and admire the sheer force of Bhagsu Waterfall.

To find other places to visit, maps, photos, and other tourist information, read Dharamsala online road trip planner .

Traveling by car from Dalhousie to Dharamsala takes 2.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) so you can go by car to Amritsar.

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Spas & Wellness
Triund Hill ©
Triund Hill
Bhagsu Waterfall ©
Bhagsu Waterfall

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hours
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.
To see other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Amritsar trip planner .

Drive from Dharamsala to Amritsar in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of taxi and train. In October, daytime highs in Amritsar are 37°C, while nighttime lows are 21°C. On the 24th (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Amritsar

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Maharaja Ranjit Singh Museum ©
Maharaja Ranjit Singh Museum

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