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: Ahmedabad
Fly:  4​h 15​min
1
Dharamsala
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
2
Dalhousie
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
3
Amritsar
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
End: Ahmedabad

2
nights
Dharamsala

Dharamsala ©
The hill station of Dharamsala's reputation stems from its large community of exiled Tibetan Buddhists, including the Dalai Lama.
Get outdoors at Triund Hill and Kangra Valley. And it doesn't end there: take in the dramatic scenery at Bhagsu Waterfall, don't miss a visit to Aghanjar Mahadev Temple, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and gain insight at Norbulingka Institute.

For maps, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Dharamsala holiday maker app .

Ahmedabad to Dharamsala is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and taxi; or drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Dalhousie.

Things to do in Dharamsala

Nature Parks Spas
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Triund Hill ©
Triund Hill
Bhagsu Waterfall ©
Bhagsu Waterfall
Dal Lake ©
Dal Lake

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Sat): look for all kinds of wild species at Kalatop Wildlife Sanctuary, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Dainkund Peak, and then stroll through Ganji Pahari. On the 26th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: look for all kinds of wild species at Panjpulla, explore the activities along Chamera Lake, and then admire the natural beauty at Rock Garden.

To see reviews, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Dalhousie itinerary maker app .

Traveling by car from Dharamsala to Dalhousie takes 4 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Amritsar.

Things to do in Dalhousie

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

Kalatop Wildlife Sanctuary
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Dainkund Peak ©
Dainkund Peak
Chamera Lake ©
Chamera Lake
Kalatop Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Kalatop Wildlife Sanctuary

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Mon): indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, take in the spiritual surroundings of Harmandir Sahib, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Digamber Jain Temple, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Gurudwara Shri Janam Asthaan Shri Guru Amardas JI. On the next day, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hanuman Temple, then admire the natural beauty at Jallianwala Bagh, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Durgiana Temple, and finally contemplate the long history of Gobindgarh Fort.

To find photos, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Amritsar trip 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 January in Amritsar, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 5°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Amritsar

Historic Sites Spas Parks
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Harmandir Sahib ©
Harmandir Sahib
Durgiana Temple ©
Durgiana Temple
Gobindgarh Fort ©
Gobindgarh Fort

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