7 days in Amritsar & Katra Itinerary

7 days in Amritsar & Katra Itinerary

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7 days in Amritsar & Katra Itinerary

Start: Lucknow
Fly:  4​h 15​min
1
Amritsar
— 3 nights
Drive:  5​h
2
Katra
— 3 nights
Fly:  9​h
End: Lucknow

3
nights
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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Jalandhar (Rangla Punjab Haveli, Devi Talab Mandir Temple, & more). There's still lots to do: indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, get engrossed in the history at The Partition Museum, admire the striking features of Akal Takht, and make a trip to Khalsa College.

To see other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Amritsar trip planning tool .

Lucknow to Amritsar is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. June in Amritsar sees daily highs of 45°C and lows of 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) early enough to travel to Katra.

Things to do in Amritsar

Historic Sites Tours Parks

Side Trip

Jalandhar
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Rangla Punjab Haveli ©
Rangla Punjab Haveli
Pushpa Gujral Science City ©
Pushpa Gujral Science City
Tarn Taran Sahib ©
Tarn Taran Sahib

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.
Katra is known for historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour, don't miss a visit to Bhairo Baba Temple, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Vaishno Devi Mandir.

To find photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Katra trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Amritsar to Katra in 5.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Katra

Historic Sites Tours

Side Trips

Reasi District, Vaishno Devi Mandir
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Vaishno Devi Mandir ©
Vaishno Devi Mandir
Helicopter Tours
Vaishno Devi ©
Vaishno Devi

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