10 days in Amritsar & Himachal Pradesh Itinerary

10 days in Amritsar & Himachal Pradesh Itinerary

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10 days in Amritsar & Himachal Pradesh Itinerary

Start: Dharamsala
Drive:  3​h 30​min
1
Amritsar
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
2
Dalhousie
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
3
Dharamsala
— 2 nights
Drive:  7​h
4
Manali
— 4 nights
End: Manali

1
night
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.
You've now added Golden Temple - Sri Harmandir Sahib to your itinerary. On the 14th (Fri), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Golden Temple - Sri Harmandir Sahib. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get engrossed in the history at The Partition Museum, admire the landmark architecture of Akal Takht, and then admire the natural beauty at Jallianwala Bagh.

For photos, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Amritsar trip itinerary app .

Dharamsala to Amritsar is an approximately 3.5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of taxi and train; or take a bus. In June in Amritsar, expect temperatures between 45°C during the day and 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Dalhousie.

Things to do in Amritsar

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

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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 16th (Sun): take in the awesome beauty at Dainkund Peak, then browse the different shops at Gandhi Chowk Shopping Plaza, then pause for some serene contemplation at St. John's Church, and finally contemplate the long history of Subhash Baoli. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Mon): explore the activities along Chamera Lake.

To find reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Dalhousie trip builder tool .

Drive from Amritsar to Dalhousie in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or do a combination of train and taxi. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Dharamsala.

Things to do in Dalhousie

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Dainkund Peak ©
Dainkund Peak
Chamera Lake ©
Chamera Lake
St. John's Church ©
St. John's Church

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Dharamsala

Dharamsala ©
The hill station of Dharamsala's reputation stems from its large community of exiled Tibetan Buddhists, including the Dalai Lama.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Tue): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Triund Hill, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Bhagsunath Temple, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Bhagsu Waterfall. Keep things going the next day: contemplate the waterfront views at Dal Lake and then explore and take pictures at Norbulingka Institute.

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Drive from Dalhousie to Dharamsala in 4 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) so you can drive to Manali.

Things to do in Dharamsala

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Triund Hill ©
Triund Hill
Norbulingka Institute ©
Norbulingka Institute
Bhagsu Waterfall ©
Bhagsu Waterfall

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Manali

Manali ©
People visit Manali for a number of reasons, but all of them revolve around the landscape.
Step out of Manali to go to Naggar and see Naggar Castle, which is approximately 1h 10 min away. Next up on the itinerary: explore the activities along Beas River, head outdoors with Rohtang Pass, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Manikaran Gurudwara, and appreciate the views at Solang Valley.

To find photos, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read our Manali road trip planning site .

Traveling by car from Dharamsala to Manali takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Manali

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Side Trips

Naggar Castle, Rohtang Pass
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Beas River ©
Beas River
Gurudwara Shri Manikaran Sahib ©
Gurudwara Shri Manikaran Sahib
Solang Valley ©
Solang Valley

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