6 days in Katra & Amritsar Itinerary

6 days in Katra & Amritsar Itinerary

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6 days in Katra & Amritsar Itinerary

Start: Ambala
train:  10​h
1
Katra
— 3 nights
train:  5​h
2
Amritsar
— 1 night
train:  7​h 30​min
End: Ambala

3
nights
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.
Family-friendly places like Helicopter Tours and Vaishno Devi will thrill your kids. Explore Katra's surroundings by going to Kol Kandoli Mata Mandir (in Nagrota) and Siar Baba (in Udhampur). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Nau Devi Temple, don't miss a visit to Baba Dhansar, and steep yourself in history at Bhimgarh Fort.

To find where to stay, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Katra trip site .

Ambala to Katra is an approximately 8.5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of car and flight. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) so you can travel to Amritsar.

Things to do in Katra

Historic Sites Tours

Side Trips

Reasi District, Udhampur, Kol Kandoli Mata Mandir
Highlights from your plan
Vaishno Devi ©
Vaishno Devi
Helicopter Tours
Bhairo Baba Temple ©
Bhairo Baba Temple

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 (Sat): make a trip to Guru Nanak Dev University, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tarn Taran Sahib, don't miss a visit to Akal Takht, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Harmandir Sahib, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Dukh Bhanjani Ber Tree.

For maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Amritsar attractions planning tool .

You can drive from Katra to Amritsar in 5.5 hours. In September, plan for daily highs up to 39°C, and evening lows to 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Amritsar

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Harmandir Sahib ©
Harmandir Sahib
Tarn Taran Sahib ©
Tarn Taran Sahib
Dukh Bhanjani Ber Tree ©
Dukh Bhanjani Ber Tree

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