5 days in New Delhi, Chandigarh & Amritsar Itinerary

5 days in New Delhi, Chandigarh & Amritsar Itinerary

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5 days in New Delhi, Chandigarh & Amritsar Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
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New Delhi
— 1 night
Fly:  2​h 45​min
2
Chandigarh
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
3
Amritsar
— 2 nights
Fly:  2​h 45​min
End: New Delhi

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New Delhi

New Delhi ©
Designed by notable English architects and proclaimed India's capital in 1931, New Delhi sits in the middle of a sprawling metropolitan area with a population of over 25 million.
On the 31st (Thu), browse the eclectic array of goods at Chandni Chowk, then take in nature's colorful creations at Humayun's Tomb, then see the interesting displays at Gandhi Smriti, and finally see the interesting displays at Relics of Buddha at National Museum. Keep things going the next day: explore the historical opulence of Red Fort (Lal Quila), then stop by People Tree, then steep yourself in history at India Gate, and finally see the interesting displays at National Museum.

To see more things to do, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read New Delhi holiday planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from your home destination to New Delhi. In October, daytime highs in New Delhi are 39°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Fri) early enough to travel to Chandigarh.

Things to do in New Delhi

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Humayun's Tomb ©
Humayun's Tomb
India Gate ©
India Gate
Red Fort ©
Red Fort

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Chandigarh

Chandigarh ©
Leading the post-independence development of the country, Chandigarh represents the first planned city built after the colonial-era ended.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Sat): browse the different shops at Elante mall, take in the spiritual surroundings of Gurudwara Nada Sahib, then examine the collection at Museum Maison Jeanneret, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kansa Devi Temple, and finally examine the collection at Government Museum and Art Gallery.

To find out how to plan a trip to Chandigarh, use our trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by flight from New Delhi to Chandigarh takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat) early enough to go by car to Amritsar.

Things to do in Chandigarh

Historic Sites Shopping Museums

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Panchkula
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Gurudwara Nada Sahib ©
Gurudwara Nada Sahib
Kansa Devi Temple ©
Kansa Devi Temple
Government Museum and Art Gallery ©
Government Museum and Art Gallery

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Sun): get engrossed in the history at The Partition Museum, see the interesting displays at Central Sikh Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Harmandir Sahib, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Dukh Bhanjani Ber Tree, and finally look for gifts at India House. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Gurudwara Bir Baba Budha Sahib, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tarn Taran Sahib, and then see the interesting displays at Virasat-e-Khlasa.

For ratings, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Amritsar trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Chandigarh to Amritsar takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in November, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Amritsar

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trip

Virasat-e-Khlasa
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Harmandir Sahib ©
Harmandir Sahib
Tarn Taran Sahib ©
Tarn Taran Sahib
Dukh Bhanjani Ber Tree ©
Dukh Bhanjani Ber Tree

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