6 days in Amritsar & Dharamsala Itinerary

6 days in Amritsar & Dharamsala Itinerary

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6 days in Amritsar & Dharamsala Itinerary

Start: Pune
Fly:  4​h 30​min
1
Amritsar
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
2
Dharamsala
— 4 nights
Fly:  5​h
End: Pune

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.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Sun): take in the spiritual surroundings of Digamber Jain Temple and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Harmandir Sahib. On the next day, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Dukh Bhanjani Ber Tree, tour the pleasant surroundings at Jallianwala Bagh, take in the spiritual surroundings of Gurudwara Bir Baba Budha Sahib, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Tarn Taran Sahib, and finally look for gifts at India House.

To find photos, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Amritsar itinerary site .

Pune to Amritsar is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. In July, daily temperatures in Amritsar can reach 41°C, while at night they dip to 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Dharamsala.

Things to do in Amritsar

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Harmandir Sahib ©
Harmandir Sahib
Tarn Taran Sahib ©
Tarn Taran Sahib
Dukh Bhanjani Ber Tree ©
Dukh Bhanjani Ber Tree

4
nights
Dharamsala

Dharamsala ©
The hill station of Dharamsala's reputation stems from its large community of exiled Tibetan Buddhists, including the Dalai Lama.
Kids will enjoy Jawalamukhi Devi Temple and Mata Brajeshwari Devi. Change things up with these side-trips from Dharamsala: Jawali Ji Temple (in Jwalamukhi), Baijnath Temple (in Baijnath) and Palampur (Saurabh Van Vihar & Sobha Singh Art Gallery). There's still lots to do: take in the awesome beauty at Triund Hill, don't miss a visit to Chamunda Devi Temple, appreciate the history behind Dharamsala War Memorial, and contemplate the waterfront views at Dal Lake.

For where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Dharamsala online itinerary planner .

Drive from Amritsar to Dharamsala in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Dharamsala

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Jwalamukhi, Palampur, Baijnath Temple, Mata Brajeshwari Devi
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Jawalamukhi Devi Temple ©
Jawalamukhi Devi Temple
Triund Hill ©
Triund Hill
Bhagsu Waterfall ©
Bhagsu Waterfall

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