6 days in India Itinerary

6 days in India Itinerary

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6 days in India Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
train:  5​h
1
Chandigarh
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h
2
Shimla
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 45​min
3
Dharamsala
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Dalhousie
— 1 day
Drive:  2​h
5
Chamba
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 15​min
6
Katra
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
End: Jammu City


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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.
To see traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Chandigarh trip maker .

New Delhi to Chandigarh is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) to allow time to take a bus to Shimla.

Things to do in Chandigarh

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Kansa Devi Temple
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Kansa Devi Temple ©
Kansa Devi Temple

1
night
Shimla

Shimla ©
The city of Shimla spreads out across a ridge, offering views of Himalayan scenery all around.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Thu): admire nature's wide array of creatures at Himalayan Bird Park, then examine the collection at Annandale Army Heritage Museum, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kali Bari Temple, and finally take in the awesome beauty at Kufri Fun World.

For photos, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Shimla tour itinerary site .

Getting from Chandigarh to Shimla by bus takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) early enough to drive to Dharamsala.

Things to do in Shimla

Parks Nature Museums
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Kali Bari Temple ©
Kali Bari Temple
Annandale Army Heritage Museum ©
Annandale Army Heritage Museum
Kufri Fun World ©
Kufri Fun World

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nights
Dharamsala

Dharamsala ©
The hill station of Dharamsala's reputation stems from its large community of exiled Tibetan Buddhists, including the Dalai Lama.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Fri): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Gyuto Monastery, admire the verdant scenery at Kangra Valley, then get engrossed in the history at Tibetan Museum, and finally relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers.

To find maps, photos, and other tourist information, use the Dharamsala trip planner.

You can drive from Shimla to Dharamsala in 5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Dalhousie.

Things to do in Dharamsala

Nature Parks Spas
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Tibetan Museum ©
Tibetan Museum
Gyuto Monastery ©
Gyuto Monastery
Kangra Valley ©
Kangra Valley

1
day
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 25th (Sat), identify plant and animal life at Panjpulla, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Raghunath Temple, then browse the different shops at Gandhi Chowk Shopping Plaza, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. John's Church.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Dalhousie trip planner .

Traveling by car from Dharamsala to Dalhousie takes 2.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) so you can travel to Chamba.

Things to do in Dalhousie

Wildlife Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Raghunath Temple
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Raghunath Temple ©
Raghunath Temple
St. John's Church ©
St. John's Church

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night
Chamba

Chamba ©
Beloved for its temples, palaces, and jatras (or fairs), Chamba represents an enchanting destination with plenty of things to do.
On the 26th (Sun), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Vajreshwari Temple, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chamunda Devi Temple, take in the spiritual surroundings of Chattradi Temple, then see the interesting displays at Bhuri Singh Museum, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Laxmi Narayan Temple.

For more things to do, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Chamba online road trip planner .

Traveling by car from Dalhousie to Chamba takes 2 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Katra.

Things to do in Chamba

Historic Sites Museums
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Laxmi Narayan Temple ©
Laxmi Narayan Temple
Chamunda Devi Temple ©
Chamunda Devi Temple
Bhuri Singh Museum ©
Bhuri Singh Museum

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night
Katra

Katra ©
Located at the foothills of the Trikuta Mountains, Katra serves as a base for the great pilgrimage to the cave shrine of Mata Vaishno Devi.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Nau Devi Temple as well as Bhairo Baba Temple. Start off your visit on the 27th (Mon): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Nau Devi Temple and then don't miss a visit to Bhairo Baba Temple.

To see more things to do, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, use the Katra trip itinerary maker app .

Drive from Chamba to Katra in 7 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Katra

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Bhairo Baba Temple ©
Bhairo Baba Temple

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