5 days in India Itinerary

5 days in India Itinerary

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5 days in India Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
Fly:  2​h 45​min
1
Amritsar
— Few hours
Drive:  3​h 30​min
2
Dalhousie
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Khajjiar
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
4
Dharamsala
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h
End: New Delhi

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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 5th (Wed), look for gifts at India House, then make a trip to Jallianwala Bagh, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Durgiana Temple, and finally admire the striking features of Akal Takht.

To see maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Amritsar trip itinerary planning tool .

New Delhi to Amritsar is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Traveling from New Delhi in June, plan for a bit cooler nights in Amritsar, with lows around 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Dalhousie.

Things to do in Amritsar

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Jallianwala Bagh ©
Jallianwala Bagh
Durgiana Temple ©
Durgiana Temple
Akal Takht ©
Akal Takht

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night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Thu): take in nature's colorful creations at Rock Garden, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Dainkund Peak, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Panjpulla.

To see photos, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Dalhousie trip website .

You can drive from Amritsar to Dalhousie in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or do a combination of train and taxi. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) so you can travel to Khajjiar.

Things to do in Dalhousie

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Dainkund Peak ©
Dainkund Peak

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Khajjiar

Khajjiar ©
Start off your visit on the 7th (Fri): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Khajji Nag Temple, take in the spiritual surroundings of Khajji Nag Temple, then contemplate the waterfront views at Khajjiar Lake, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Golden Devi Temple.

To find more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Khajjiar trip planning site .

Traveling by car from Dalhousie to Khajjiar takes 1.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) so you can travel to Dharamsala.

Things to do in Khajjiar

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Chamba
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Khajji Nag Temple ©
Khajji Nag Temple
Khajjiar Lake ©
Khajjiar Lake
Khajji Nag Temple ©
Khajji Nag Temple

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 8th (Sat): admire all the interesting features of Norbulingka Institute, then admire the verdant scenery at Kangra Valley, then take in the dramatic scenery at Bhagsu Waterfall, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Bhagsunath Temple. Keep things going the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Tsuglag Khang, contemplate the waterfront views at Dal Lake, and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Triund Hill.

To find more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Dharamsala online visit planner .

Traveling by car from Khajjiar to Dharamsala takes 4.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Dharamsala

Parks Nature Historic Sites
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Norbulingka Institute ©
Norbulingka Institute
Triund Hill ©
Triund Hill
Bhagsu Waterfall ©
Bhagsu Waterfall

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