7 days in Amritsar & Himachal Pradesh Itinerary

7 days in Amritsar & Himachal Pradesh Itinerary

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7 days in Amritsar & Himachal Pradesh Itinerary

Start: Mumbai
Fly:  4​h 15​min
1
Amritsar
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
2
Dharamsala
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
3
Shimla
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
4
Manali
— 2 nights
Fly:  7​h 30​min
End: Mumbai

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 (Sat): look for gifts at India House and then take in nature's colorful creations at Jallianwala Bagh. On the 18th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Harmandir Sahib, then make a trip to Akal Takht, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Durgiana Temple.

To find ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Amritsar online journey planner .

Mumbai to Amritsar is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. While traveling from Mumbai, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Amritsar, ranging from highs of 39°C to lows of 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Dharamsala.

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
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 19th (Mon): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Triund Hill, admire the sheer force of Bhagsu Waterfall, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Bhagsunath Temple. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 20th (Tue): gain insight at Norbulingka Institute, admire the verdant scenery at Kangra Valley, and then explore the activities along Dal Lake.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Dharamsala planning website .

You can drive from Amritsar to Dharamsala in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and taxi; or take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Shimla.

Things to do in Dharamsala

Nature Parks Historic Sites
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Bhagsu Waterfall ©
Bhagsu Waterfall
Triund Hill ©
Triund Hill
Kangra Valley ©
Kangra Valley

1
night
Shimla

Shimla ©
The city of Shimla spreads out across a ridge, offering views of Himalayan scenery all around.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Wed): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Kufri Fun World, take in the spiritual surroundings of Jakhu Temple, then admire the striking features of Viceregal Lodge, and finally don't miss a visit to The Mall.

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You can drive from Dharamsala to Shimla in 5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) to allow time to drive to Manali.

Things to do in Shimla

Nature Parks Historic Sites
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Kufri Fun World ©
Kufri Fun World
The Mall ©
The Mall
Jakhu Temple ©
Jakhu Temple

2
nights
Manali

Manali ©
People visit Manali for a number of reasons, but all of them revolve around the landscape.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Thu): take in the dramatic scenery at Jogini Waterfall, admire the verdant scenery at Solang Valley, then explore the activities along Beas River, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hidimba Devi Temple. Keep things going the next day: cruise along Rohtang Pass.

To see ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Manali online trip maker .

Traveling by car from Shimla to Manali takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Manali

Nature Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Rohtang Pass
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Beas River ©
Beas River
Solang Valley ©
Solang Valley
Rohtang Pass ©
Rohtang Pass

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