4 days in Vadodara, Amritsar & Shimla Itinerary

4 days in Vadodara, Amritsar & Shimla Itinerary

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4 days in Vadodara, Amritsar & Shimla Itinerary

Start: Ahmedabad
train:  1​h 45​min
1
Vadodara
— 1 day
Fly:  4​h 15​min
2
Amritsar
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h
3
Shimla
— 2 nights
taxi + Fly:  4​h
End: Ahmedabad

1
day
Vadodara

Vadodara ©
Tourism in Vadodara, the cultural capital of Gujarat, thrives on four major palace complexes, great regional dance performances, gardens and galleries, and a number of museums offering a wide variety of events, activities, and things to see.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Sun): see the interesting displays at Maharaja Fatesingh Museum, admire the striking features of Lukshmi Vilas Palace, then admire the natural beauty at Sayaji Baug, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of EME Temple.

For reviews, maps, photos, and more tourist information, read our Vadodara trip itinerary planning app .

Ahmedabad to Vadodara is an approximately 2-hour train ride. You can also drive; or take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) so you can travel to Amritsar.

Things to do in Vadodara

Historic Sites Parks Museums
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Lukshmi Vilas Palace ©
Lukshmi Vilas Palace
EME Temple ©
EME Temple
Sayaji Baug ©
Sayaji Baug

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.
On the 7th (Mon), take in the spiritual surroundings of Durgiana Temple, admire the landmark architecture of Akal Takht, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Harmandir Sahib, then admire the natural beauty at Jallianwala Bagh, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Gurudwara Baba Atal Rai.

To see other places to visit, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read Amritsar vacation planner.

You can fly from Vadodara to Amritsar in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. In October in Amritsar, expect temperatures between 37°C during the day and 21°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Shimla.

Things to do in Amritsar

Historic Sites Parks
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Harmandir Sahib ©
Harmandir Sahib
Jallianwala Bagh ©
Jallianwala Bagh
Durgiana Temple ©
Durgiana Temple

2
nights
Shimla

Shimla ©
The city of Shimla spreads out across a ridge, offering views of Himalayan scenery all around.
On the 8th (Tue), take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Kufri Fun World, then gain insight at Indian Institute of Advanced Study, then admire the landmark architecture of Viceregal Lodge, and finally don't miss a visit to The Mall. Here are some ideas for day two: don't miss a visit to The Ridge, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Christ Church, gain insight at Gaiety Heritage Cultural Complex, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jakhu Temple, and finally get your game on at SkyJumper Trampoline Park - Shimla.

To find more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, read our Shimla journey maker site .

Traveling by car from Amritsar to Shimla takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or do a combination of train and bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Shimla

Nature Parks Fun & Games
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Jakhu Temple ©
Jakhu Temple
The Mall ©
The Mall
Viceregal Lodge ©
Viceregal Lodge

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