9 days in Dharamsala, Dalhousie & Katra Itinerary

9 days in Dharamsala, Dalhousie & Katra Itinerary

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9 days in Dharamsala, Dalhousie & Katra Itinerary

Agra
Drive:  10​h 30​min
Dharamsala
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
Dalhousie
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
Katra
— 2 nights
train:  13​h
Agra

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: admire all the interesting features of Norbulingka Institute, take in the awesome beauty at Triund Hill, take in the dramatic scenery at Bhagsu Waterfall, and relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Dharamsala trip planner .

Agra to Dharamsala is an approximately 5.5-hour combination of train and flight. You can also do a combination of train, flight, and taxi; or drive. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) so you can go by car to Dalhousie.

Things to do in Dharamsala

#Parks, #Nature, #Historic Sites

Side Trip

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

2
days
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.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Tue): identify plant and animal life at Panjpulla, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Dainkund Peak, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Rock Garden. On the 27th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: pause for some serene contemplation at St. John's Church, look for all kinds of wild species at Kalatop Wildlife Sanctuary, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Chamera Lake.

To see other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Dalhousie travel planning app .

You can drive from Dharamsala to Dalhousie in 2.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) so you can travel to Katra.

Things to do in Dalhousie

#Parks, #Wildlife, #Nature

Side Trip

Kalatop Wildlife Sanctuary
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Dainkund Peak ©
Dainkund Peak
Chamera Lake ©
Chamera Lake
Kalatop Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Kalatop Wildlife Sanctuary

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.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Thu): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Deva Mayi Maa Temple, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Dera Baba Banda, then steep yourself in history at Bhimgarh Fort, and finally make a trip to Baba Dhansar.

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Traveling by car from Dalhousie to Katra takes 5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Katra

#Historic Sites

Side Trips

Udhampur, Baba Dhansar
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Bhimgarh Fort ©
Bhimgarh Fort
Baba Dhansar ©
Baba Dhansar

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