6 days in Katra & Dharamsala Itinerary

6 days in Katra & Dharamsala Itinerary

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6 days in Katra & Dharamsala Itinerary

Start: London
Fly + Drive:  19​h
1
Katra
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h
2
Dharamsala
— 3 nights
Fly:  13​h 45​min
End: London

1
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.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Tue): take an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Nau Devi Temple. On your second day here, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Vaishno Devi, then steep yourself in history at Bhimgarh Fort, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Dera Baba Banda, and finally don't miss a visit to Baba Dhansar.

For photos, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Katra trip builder tool .

London, UK to Katra is an approximately 19-hour flight. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time to India Standard Time, which is usually a 5 hour difference. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) so you can travel to Dharamsala.

Things to do in Katra

Historic Sites Tours

Side Trips

Bhimgarh Fort, Baba Dhansar
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Vaishno Devi ©
Vaishno Devi
Helicopter Tours
Baba Dhansar ©
Baba Dhansar

3
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 20th (Thu): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jawalamukhi Devi Temple, admire all the interesting features of Norbulingka Institute, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Gyuto Monastery, then don't miss a visit to Chamunda Devi Temple, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tsuglag Khang. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Tushita Meditation Centre, then soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, then admire the verdant scenery at Kangra Valley, and finally don't miss a visit to Aghanjar Mahadev Temple.

To find out how to plan a trip to Dharamsala, use our trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Katra to Dharamsala takes 6 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Dharamsala

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Mata Brajeshwari Devi, Jawalamukhi Devi Temple
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Norbulingka Institute ©
Norbulingka Institute
Spas & Wellness
Jawalamukhi Devi Temple ©
Jawalamukhi Devi Temple

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