7 days in Amritsar, Dalhousie & Dharamsala Itinerary

7 days in Amritsar, Dalhousie & Dharamsala Itinerary

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7 days in Amritsar, Dalhousie & Dharamsala Itinerary

Start: Mumbai
Fly:  4​h 15​min
1
Amritsar
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
2
Dalhousie
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
3
Dharamsala
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​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.
On the 1st (Fri), look for gifts at India House and then take in nature's colorful creations at Jallianwala Bagh. On the 2nd (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Durgiana Temple, then admire the striking features of Akal Takht, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Harmandir Sahib, and finally take in the local highlights with Walking tours.

To find other places to visit, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Amritsar trip website .

Mumbai to Amritsar is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Mumbai in November, with highs in Amritsar at 30°C and lows at 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sat) so you can go by car to Dalhousie.

Things to do in Amritsar

Tours Historic Sites Parks
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Harmandir Sahib ©
Harmandir Sahib
Jallianwala Bagh ©
Jallianwala Bagh
Durgiana Temple ©
Durgiana Temple

3
nights
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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Dainkund Peak and Panjpulla. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Dalhousie: Chamba (Khajjiar Lake, Chamera Dam, & more). There's more to do: explore the activities along Chamera Lake and pause for some serene contemplation at St. Patrick's Church.

For where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Dalhousie visit planning website .

Drive from Amritsar to Dalhousie in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or do a combination of train and taxi. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) early enough to drive to Dharamsala.

Things to do in Dalhousie

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Chamba
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Dainkund Peak ©
Dainkund Peak
Chamera Lake ©
Chamera Lake
Khajjiar Lake ©
Khajjiar Lake

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 6th (Wed): deepen your understanding at Norbulingka Institute, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jawalamukhi Devi Temple, and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Triund Hill. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: look for gifts at Kushi Boutique, contemplate the waterfront views at Dal Lake, then admire the sheer force of Bhagsu Waterfall, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Bhagsunath Temple.

To see traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Dharamsala tour itinerary planner .

You can drive from Dalhousie to Dharamsala in 4 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Dharamsala

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Jawalamukhi Devi Temple
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Norbulingka Institute ©
Norbulingka Institute
Jawalamukhi Devi Temple ©
Jawalamukhi Devi Temple
Triund Hill ©
Triund Hill

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