7 days in Chandigarh, Manali & Amritsar Itinerary

7 days in Chandigarh, Manali & Amritsar Itinerary

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7 days in Chandigarh, Manali & Amritsar Itinerary

Start: Pune
Fly:  3​h 15​min
1
Chandigarh
— 1 day
Drive:  5​h
2
Manali
— 3 nights
Drive:  6​h 45​min
3
Amritsar
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
4
Chandigarh
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 15​min
End: Pune

1
day
Chandigarh

Chandigarh ©
Leading the post-independence development of the country, Chandigarh represents the first planned city built after the colonial-era ended.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Sat): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Shiv Mandir Saketri, then take a stroll through Christ The King Cathedral, then browse the different shops at Sector 17 Market, and finally stop by Shastri Market.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Chandigarh tour itinerary planner.

Pune to Chandigarh is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Manali.

Things to do in Chandigarh

Shopping Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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Sector 17 Market ©
Sector 17 Market
Shiv Mandir Saketri ©
Shiv Mandir Saketri

3
nights
Manali

Manali ©
People visit Manali for a number of reasons, but all of them revolve around the landscape.
On the 19th (Sun), skim along the rocks with a canyoning and rapelling tour, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tripura Sundari Temple, get engrossed in the history at International Roerich Memorial Trust, then identify plant and animal life at The Himalayan Trout Fish Farm, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Gayatri Temple. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, then take in the dramatic scenery at Zana Falls, then take a memorable drive along Hampta, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Bhrigu Lake.

For more things to do, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Manali trip itinerary website .

Traveling by car from Chandigarh to Manali takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. You will have some time to spend on the 21st (Tue) before leaving for Amritsar.

Things to do in Manali

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Side Trips

The Himalayan Trout Fish Farm, Tripura Sundari Temple
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Tripura Sundari Temple ©
Tripura Sundari Temple
Hampta ©
Hampta
International Roerich Memorial Trust ©

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 22nd (Wed), stop by The Famous Amritsari Papar Warian, take in the spiritual surroundings of Gurudwara Mata Kaulan, take in the spiritual surroundings of Gurudwara Bir Baba Budha Sahib, take in the spiritual surroundings of Gurudwara Baba Atal Rai, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Dukh Bhanjani Ber Tree, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Digamber Jain Temple.

To see more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, use the Amritsar travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Manali to Amritsar takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in January, and nighttime lows around 5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) early enough to go by car to Chandigarh.

Things to do in Amritsar

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Gurudwara Bir Baba Budha Sahib ©
Gurudwara Bir Baba Budha Sahib
Dukh Bhanjani Ber Tree ©
Dukh Bhanjani Ber Tree
Gurudwara Baba Atal Rai ©
Gurudwara Baba Atal Rai

1
night
Chandigarh

Chandigarh ©
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Thu): hike along Chandigarh Fitness Trail & Flower Garden, take a peaceful walk through Nepli Reserve Forest, then wander the streets of Christ The King Cathedral, and finally buy something for everyone on your list at Sector 17 Market.

For photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Chandigarh trip tool .

Getting from Amritsar to Chandigarh by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Chandigarh

Parks Outdoors Trails
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Nepli Reserve Forest ©
Nepli Reserve Forest
Sector 17 Market ©
Sector 17 Market

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