5 days in Amritsar, Katra & Ambala Itinerary

5 days in Amritsar, Katra & Ambala Itinerary

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5 days in Amritsar, Katra & Ambala Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
Fly:  2​h 45​min
1
Amritsar
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h
2
Katra
— 2 nights
Drive:  9​h 45​min
3
Ambala
— 1 day
Drive:  6​h 30​min
End: New Delhi

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.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Tue): take in the spiritual surroundings of Durgiana Temple, admire the striking features of Akal Takht, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Harmandir Sahib. Keep things going the next day: indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, then stroll through Jallianwala Bagh, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Tarn Taran Sahib.

To see more things to do, photos, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Amritsar driving holiday planning site .

New Delhi to Amritsar is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 39°C in September, and nighttime lows around 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Katra.

Things to do in Amritsar

Historic Sites Tours Parks
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Harmandir Sahib ©
Harmandir Sahib
Tarn Taran Sahib ©
Tarn Taran Sahib
Food Tours

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.
On the 26th (Thu), see the world from above with a helicopter tour and then make a trip to Kol Kandoli Mata Mandir. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 27th (Fri): take in the spiritual surroundings of Bhairo Baba Temple, take in the spiritual surroundings of Vaishno Devi, steep yourself in history at Bhimgarh Fort, then make a trip to Baba Dhansar, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Nau Devi Temple.

To see maps, ratings, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Katra visit planning app .

Traveling by car from Amritsar to Katra takes 5.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) early enough to travel to Ambala.

Things to do in Katra

Historic Sites Tours

Side Trips

Kol Kandoli Mata Mandir, Bhimgarh Fort, Baba Dhansar
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Vaishno Devi ©
Vaishno Devi
Helicopter Tours
Bhairo Baba Temple ©
Bhairo Baba Temple

1
day
Ambala

Ambala ©
Ambala is a city and a municipal corporation in Ambala district in the state of Haryana, India, located on the border with the Indian state of Punjab and in proximity to both states capital Chandigarh. Start off your visit on the 28th (Sat): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Gurudwara Panjokhra Sahib, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Gurudwara Manji Sahib, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Sis Ganj Gurudwara.

For other places to visit, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read Ambala trip builder .

Traveling by car from Katra to Ambala takes 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Ambala

Historic Sites
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Sis Ganj Gurudwara ©
Sis Ganj Gurudwara
Gurudwara Manji Sahib ©
Gurudwara Manji Sahib
Gurudwara Panjokhra Sahib ©
Gurudwara Panjokhra Sahib

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