7 days in Dharamsala, Dalhousie & Amritsar Itinerary

7 days in Dharamsala, Dalhousie & Amritsar Itinerary

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7 days in Dharamsala, Dalhousie & Amritsar Itinerary

Start: Mumbai
Fly:  6​h 30​min
1
Dharamsala
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Dalhousie
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
3
Amritsar
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
End: Mumbai

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 11th (Sat): admire all the interesting features of Norbulingka Institute. On the 12th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Dalai Lama Temple Complex, get engrossed in the history at Tibetan Museum, and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Triund Hill.

To find maps, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Dharamsala trip site .

Mumbai to Dharamsala is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Dalhousie.

Things to do in Dharamsala

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Bhagsu Naag Temple
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Dalai Lama Temple Complex ©
Dalai Lama Temple Complex
Bhagsunath Temple ©
Bhagsunath Temple
Tibetan Museum ©
Tibetan Museum

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Tue): take in the awesome beauty at Dainkund Peak, browse the different shops at Gandhi Chowk Shopping Plaza, then pause for some serene contemplation at St. John's Church, and finally steep yourself in history at Subhash Baoli.

For traveler tips, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, read Dalhousie online trip maker .

Drive from Dharamsala to Dalhousie in 2.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Amritsar.

Things to do in Dalhousie

Nature Parks Historic Sites
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Dainkund Peak ©
Dainkund Peak
St. John's Church ©
St. John's Church

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.
Tarn Taran Sahib has been added to your itinerary. Popular historic sites such as Durgiana Temple and Gobindgarh Fort are in your itinerary. Museum-lovers will get to explore The Partition Museum and Virasat-e-Khlasa. Next up on the itinerary: learn about all things military at Punjab State War Heroes Memorial & Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Digamber Jain Temple, get engrossed in the history at Maharaja Ranjit Singh Museum, and stop by India House.

To see photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Amritsar itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Dalhousie to Amritsar takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or do a combination of taxi and train. In May, daytime highs in Amritsar are 46°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Amritsar

Museums Historic Sites Tours

Side Trip

Virasat-e-Khlasa
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Jallianwala Bagh ©
Jallianwala Bagh
Durgiana Temple ©
Durgiana Temple
Tarn Taran Sahib ©
Tarn Taran Sahib

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