14 days in Amritsar & Himachal Pradesh Itinerary

14 days in Amritsar & Himachal Pradesh Itinerary

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14 days in Amritsar & Himachal Pradesh Itinerary

Start: Mumbai
Fly:  4​h 15​min
1
Amritsar
— 2 nights
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
Drive:  4​h 30​min
5
Shimla
— 3 nights
taxi + Fly:  6​h
End: Mumbai

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Wagah as well as Golden Temple - Sri Harmandir Sahib. On the 9th (Sun), add some entertainment to your itinerary with Wagah. On the 10th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Golden Temple - Sri Harmandir Sahib, take in the spiritual surroundings of Tarn Taran Sahib, then steep yourself in history at Gobindgarh Fort, then make a trip to Akal Takht, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Jallianwala Bagh.

For reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Amritsar online attractions planner .

Mumbai to Amritsar is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Traveling from Mumbai in February, you will find days in Amritsar are slightly colder (25°C), and nights are much colder (8°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) so you can go by car to Dalhousie.

Things to do in Amritsar

Historic Sites Nightlife Parks
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Harmandir Sahib ©
Harmandir Sahib
Wagah ©
Wagah
Jallianwala Bagh ©
Jallianwala Bagh

2
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Kalatop Wildlife Sanctuary as well as Khajjiar Lake. Start off your visit on the 11th (Tue): explore the activities along Khajjiar Lake and then identify plant and animal life at Kalatop Wildlife Sanctuary. On the 12th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: pause for some serene contemplation at St. Patrick's Church, then explore the activities along Chamera Lake, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Norwood Paramdham, and finally steep yourself in history at Subhash Baoli.

For more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Dalhousie trip itinerary maker website .

You can drive from Amritsar to Dalhousie in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and bus; or do a combination of train and taxi. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) so you can go by car to Dharamsala.

Things to do in Dalhousie

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Chamba
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Chamera Lake ©
Chamera Lake
Khajjiar Lake ©
Khajjiar Lake
Kalatop Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Kalatop Wildlife Sanctuary

2
nights
Dharamsala

Dharamsala ©
The hill station of Dharamsala's reputation stems from its large community of exiled Tibetan Buddhists, including the Dalai Lama.
You've now added Jawalamukhi Devi Temple to your itinerary. On the 13th (Thu), admire all the interesting features of Norbulingka Institute, don't miss a visit to Aghanjar Mahadev Temple, and then take in the awesome beauty at Triund Hill. On the 14th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the spiritual surroundings of Jawalamukhi Devi Temple, admire the verdant scenery at Kangra Valley, then take in the dramatic scenery at Bhagsu Waterfall, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Bhagsunath Temple.

To find ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Dharamsala trip maker site .

Drive from Dalhousie to Dharamsala in 4 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Manali.

Things to do in Dharamsala

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

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

4
nights
Manali

Manali ©
People visit Manali for a number of reasons, but all of them revolve around the landscape.
Step out of Manali with an excursion to Naggar Castle in Naggar--about 1h 10 min away. And it doesn't end there: admire the verdant scenery at Solang Valley, cruise along Rohtang Pass, get your game on at Club House, and get great views at Gulaba.

For ratings, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Manali trip maker tool .

Drive from Dharamsala to Manali in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Shimla.

Things to do in Manali

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Rohtang Pass, Naggar Castle
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Beas River ©
Beas River
Solang Valley ©
Solang Valley
Hidimba Devi Temple ©
Hidimba Devi Temple

3
nights
Shimla

Shimla ©
The city of Shimla spreads out across a ridge, offering views of Himalayan scenery all around.
On the 20th (Thu), take in the awesome beauty at Kufri Fun World, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jakhu Temple, then make a trip to The Mall, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Viceregal Lodge. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire all the interesting features of Indian Institute of Advanced Study, have some family-friendly fun at SkyJumper Trampoline Park, then pause for some serene contemplation at Christ Church, then make a trip to The Ridge, and finally pause for some photo ops at Monument Rani Jhansi.

To find reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Shimla trip itinerary maker website .

Drive from Manali to Shimla in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. You will have some time to spend on the 22nd (Sat) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Shimla

Parks Fun & Games Nature
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Kufri Fun World ©
Kufri Fun World
The Mall ©
The Mall
Jakhu Temple ©
Jakhu Temple

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