6 days in Dharamsala, Dalhousie & Amritsar Itinerary

6 days in Dharamsala, Dalhousie & Amritsar Itinerary

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6 days in Dharamsala, Dalhousie & Amritsar Itinerary

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

2
nights
Dharamsala

Dharamsala ©
The hill station of Dharamsala's reputation stems from its large community of exiled Tibetan Buddhists, including the Dalai Lama.
Jawalamukhi Devi Temple and Mata Brajeshwari Devi are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Take a break from the city and head to Triund Hill and Bhagsu Waterfall. And it doesn't end there: relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, explore the activities along Dal Lake, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Bhagsunath Temple, and gain insight at Norbulingka Institute.

To find photos, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read Dharamsala online tour planner .

New Delhi to Dharamsala is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) so you can drive to Dalhousie.

Things to do in Dharamsala

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Jawalamukhi Devi Temple, Mata Brajeshwari Devi
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Triund Hill ©
Triund Hill
Bhagsu Waterfall ©
Bhagsu Waterfall
Jawalamukhi Devi Temple ©
Jawalamukhi Devi Temple

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.
On the 4th (Sun), take in nature's colorful creations at Rock Garden, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Dainkund Peak, and then identify plant and animal life at Kalatop Wildlife Sanctuary. On the next day, pause for some serene contemplation at St. John's Church, then explore the activities along Chamera Lake, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Patrick's Church.

To find where to stay, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Dalhousie online vacation maker .

Drive from Dharamsala to Dalhousie in 4 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Amritsar.

Things to do in Dalhousie

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Kalatop Wildlife Sanctuary
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Dainkund Peak ©
Dainkund Peak
Chamera Lake ©
Chamera Lake
Kalatop Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Kalatop Wildlife Sanctuary

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 6th (Tue): indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Durgiana Temple, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Harmandir Sahib, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Digamber Jain Temple.

For traveler tips, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Amritsar route planner .

You can drive from Dalhousie to Amritsar in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or do a combination of taxi and train. In August, daytime highs in Amritsar are 39°C, while nighttime lows are 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Amritsar

Spas Historic Sites
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Harmandir Sahib ©
Harmandir Sahib
Durgiana Temple ©
Durgiana Temple
Spas

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