6 days in Amritsar, Shimla & Agra Itinerary

6 days in Amritsar, Shimla & Agra Itinerary

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6 days in Amritsar, Shimla & Agra Itinerary

Start: Bhopal
Fly:  5​h 30​min
1
Amritsar
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h
2
Shimla
— 2 nights
Drive:  8​h
3
Agra
— 1 night
train:  5​h 45​min
End: Bhopal

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 17th (Wed): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Harmandir Sahib.

For reviews, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read Amritsar planner .

Bhopal to Amritsar is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. When traveling from Bhopal in July, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Amritsar: temperatures range from 41°C by day to 30°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) so you can drive to Shimla.

Things to do in Amritsar

Tours Historic Sites Parks
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Harmandir Sahib ©
Harmandir Sahib
Jallianwala Bagh ©
Jallianwala Bagh
Food Tours

2
nights
Shimla

Shimla ©
The city of Shimla spreads out across a ridge, offering views of Himalayan scenery all around.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Fri): gain insight at Indian Institute of Advanced Study, admire the landmark architecture of Viceregal Lodge, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kali Bari Temple, and finally take in the awesome beauty at Kufri Fun World. Keep things going the next day: make a trip to The Mall, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jakhu Temple, make a trip to The Ridge, then pause for some serene contemplation at Christ Church, then gain insight at Gaiety Heritage Cultural Complex, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Dorje Drak Monastery.

For maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Shimla trip planner .

Traveling by car from Amritsar to Shimla takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or do a combination of train and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) so you can drive to Agra.

Things to do in Shimla

Historic Sites Nature Parks
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Jakhu Temple ©
Jakhu Temple
The Mall ©
The Mall
Viceregal Lodge ©
Viceregal Lodge

1
night
Agra

Agra
Tourism in Agra revolves around two words: Taj Mahal.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Sun): explore the historical opulence of Agra Fort and then admire the landmark architecture of Taj Mahal. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon): stroll around Mehtab Bagh and then take a memorable excursion with Day Trips.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Agra trip itinerary builder website .

You can drive from Shimla to Agra in 8 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi, flight, and train; or do a combination of taxi and train. In July in Agra, expect temperatures between 40°C during the day and 31°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) early enough to take a train back home.

Things to do in Agra

Historic Sites Tours Parks
Highlights from your plan
Taj Mahal
Taj Mahal
Agra Fort
Agra Fort
Rail Tours

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