8 days in Amritsar, Dalhousie & Dharamsala Itinerary

8 days in Amritsar, Dalhousie & Dharamsala Itinerary

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8 days in Amritsar, Dalhousie & Dharamsala Itinerary

Start: Jaipur
Fly:  3​h 45​min
1
Amritsar
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
2
Dalhousie
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
3
Dharamsala
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h
End: Jaipur

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.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Thu): take in the spiritual surroundings of Durgiana Temple, then stroll through Jallianwala Bagh, and then admire the landmark architecture of Akal Takht. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 14th (Fri): take in the spiritual surroundings of Tarn Taran Sahib, steep yourself in history at Gobindgarh Fort, and then get the lay of the land with Walking tours.

For reviews, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read Amritsar route builder tool .

Jaipur to Amritsar is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Jaipur in June, Amritsar is little chillier at night with lows of 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) so you can go by car to Dalhousie.

Things to do in Amritsar

Historic Sites Tours Parks
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Jallianwala Bagh ©
Jallianwala Bagh
Tarn Taran Sahib ©
Tarn Taran Sahib
Food Tours

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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Dainkund Peak and Panjpulla. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Dalhousie: Chamba (Khajjiar Lake, Chamera Dam, & more). Next up on the itinerary: explore the activities along Chamera Lake and take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Patrick's Church.

To see reviews, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Dalhousie online journey planner .

You can 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 17th (Mon) to allow time 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

3
nights
Dharamsala

Dharamsala ©
The hill station of Dharamsala's reputation stems from its large community of exiled Tibetan Buddhists, including the Dalai Lama.
Dharamsala is known for nature, historic sites, spas, museums, and classes. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the awesome beauty at Triund Hill, take in the spiritual surroundings of Bhagsunath Temple, admire the sheer force of Bhagsu Waterfall, and explore and take pictures at Norbulingka Institute.

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You can drive from Dalhousie to Dharamsala in 4 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Dharamsala

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Jawalamukhi Devi Temple
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Triund Hill ©
Triund Hill
Bhagsu Waterfall ©
Bhagsu Waterfall
Dal Lake ©
Dal Lake

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