5 days in Dalhousie & Dharamsala Itinerary

5 days in Dalhousie & Dharamsala Itinerary

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5 days in Dalhousie & Dharamsala Itinerary

Start: Amritsar
Drive:  3​h 30​min
1
Dalhousie
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
2
Dharamsala
— 2 nights
Drive:  8​h
End: New Delhi

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 Khajjiar Lake. On the 28th (Mon), contemplate the waterfront views at Khajjiar Lake and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. John's Church. Here are some ideas for day two: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Dainkund Peak, then trek along Garam Sadak, and then admire the natural beauty at Rock Garden.

To see ratings, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Dalhousie road trip planning app .

Amritsar to Dalhousie is an approximately 3.5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of train and bus; or do a combination of train and taxi. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Wed) so you can go by car to Dharamsala.

Things to do in Dalhousie

Parks Nature Trails

Side Trip

Khajjiar Lake
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Dainkund Peak ©
Dainkund Peak
St. John's Church ©
St. John's Church
Khajjiar Lake ©
Khajjiar Lake

2
nights
Dharamsala

Dharamsala ©
The hill station of Dharamsala's reputation stems from its large community of exiled Tibetan Buddhists, including the Dalai Lama.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Wed): contemplate the waterfront views at Kareri Lake, take in the spiritual surroundings of Mata Brajeshwari Devi, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Jawalamukhi Devi Temple, and finally make a trip to Aghanjar Mahadev Temple. Here are some ideas for day two: deepen your understanding at Norbulingka Institute, then make a trip to Chamunda Devi Temple, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Gyuto Monastery, and finally appreciate the views at Kangra Valley.

For other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Dharamsala trip itinerary planning website .

You can drive from Dalhousie to Dharamsala in 4 hours. You will have some time to spend on the 1st (Fri) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Dharamsala

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Kangra, Jawalamukhi Devi Temple
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Norbulingka Institute ©
Norbulingka Institute
Jawalamukhi Devi Temple ©
Jawalamukhi Devi Temple
Kareri Lake ©
Kareri Lake

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