5 days in Amritsar & Katra Itinerary

5 days in Amritsar & Katra Itinerary

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5 days in Amritsar & Katra Itinerary

Start: Ahmedabad
Fly:  3​h 45​min
1
Amritsar
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h
2
Katra
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  9​h
End: Ahmedabad

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.
Amritsar is known for historic sites, nightlife, parks, museums, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Harmandir Sahib, get engrossed in the history at The Partition Museum, don't miss a visit to Khalsa College, and take in nature's colorful creations at Jallianwala Bagh.

To find more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Amritsar tour itinerary app .

Ahmedabad to Amritsar is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 39°C in August, and nighttime lows around 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Katra.

Things to do in Amritsar

Historic Sites Tours Museums
Highlights from your plan
Harmandir Sahib ©
Harmandir Sahib
Food Tours
Akal Takht ©
Akal Takht

2
nights
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 17th (Sat): see the world from above with a helicopter tour and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Nau Devi Temple. On the 18th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Bhairo Baba Temple, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Vaishno Devi, and then steep yourself in history at Bhimgarh Fort.

To find other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Katra trip builder .

You can drive from Amritsar to Katra in 5.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Katra

Historic Sites Tours

Side Trip

Bhimgarh Fort
Highlights from your plan
Vaishno Devi ©
Vaishno Devi
Helicopter Tours
Bhairo Baba Temple ©
Bhairo Baba Temple

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