10 days in Amritsar, Dalhousie & Dharamsala Itinerary

10 days in Amritsar, Dalhousie & Dharamsala Itinerary

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10 days in Amritsar, Dalhousie & Dharamsala Itinerary

Start: Kolkata (Calcutta)
Fly:  6​h
1
Amritsar
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
2
Dalhousie
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
3
Dharamsala
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h 45​min
End: Kolkata (Calcutta)

2
nights
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.
The Partition Museum and Central Sikh Museum will appeal to museum buffs. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Punjab State War Heroes Memorial & Museum and Maharaja Ranjit Singh Museum. The adventure continues: relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, take in the spiritual surroundings of Durgiana Temple, see the interesting displays at Virasat-e-Khlasa, and stop by India House.

For reviews, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Amritsar road trip tool .

New Delhi to Amritsar is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. In October in Amritsar, expect temperatures between 37°C during the day and 21°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Dalhousie.

Things to do in Amritsar

Museums Spas Parks

Side Trip

Virasat-e-Khlasa
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Jallianwala Bagh ©
Jallianwala Bagh
Durgiana Temple ©
Durgiana Temple
The Partition Museum ©
The Partition Museum

3
nights
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.
Bring the kids along to Dainkund Peak and Kalatop Wildlife Sanctuary. Get in touch with nature at Khajjiar Lake and Panjpulla. Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the waterfront views at Chamera Lake, take in nature's colorful creations at Rock Garden, buy something for everyone on your list at Gandhi Chowk Shopping Plaza, and pause for some serene contemplation at St. John's Church.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Dalhousie trip builder site .

Getting from Amritsar to Dalhousie by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and bus; or do a combination of train and taxi. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) so you can go by car to Dharamsala.

Things to do in Dalhousie

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Chamba
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Dainkund Peak ©
Dainkund Peak
Chamera Lake ©
Chamera Lake
Khajjiar Lake ©
Khajjiar Lake

3
nights
Dharamsala

Dharamsala ©
The hill station of Dharamsala's reputation stems from its large community of exiled Tibetan Buddhists, including the Dalai Lama.
Get some cultural insight at Tibetan Museum and Jawalamukhi Devi Temple. Escape the urban bustle at Triund Hill and Dal Lake. Next up on the itinerary: admire the sheer force of Bhagsu Waterfall, look for gifts at Thankas and Gifts, relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, and admire the verdant scenery at Kangra Valley.

To see more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Dharamsala online trip itinerary maker .

Drive from Dalhousie to Dharamsala in 4 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Dharamsala

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Jawalamukhi Devi Temple
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Triund Hill ©
Triund Hill
Bhagsu Waterfall ©
Bhagsu Waterfall
Jawalamukhi Devi Temple ©
Jawalamukhi Devi Temple

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