8 days in Amritsar, Manali & Dalhousie Itinerary

8 days in Amritsar, Manali & Dalhousie Itinerary

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8 days in Amritsar, Manali & Dalhousie Itinerary

Start: Amritsar
1
Amritsar
— 2 nights
Drive:  6​h 45​min
2
Manali
— 3 nights
Drive:  7​h
3
Dalhousie
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
End: Amritsar

2
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Wagah as well as Harmandir Sahib. On the 10th (Sat), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Harmandir Sahib, make a trip to Jallianwala Bagh, and then add some entertainment to your itinerary with Wagah.

To find where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Amritsar travel route site .

If you are flying in from Singapore, the closest major airport is Sri Guru Ram Dass Jee International Airport. In August, plan for daily highs up to 39°C, and evening lows to 29°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Manali.

Things to do in Amritsar

Nightlife Historic Sites Parks
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Harmandir Sahib ©
Harmandir Sahib
Wagah ©
Wagah
Jallianwala Bagh ©
Jallianwala Bagh

3
nights
Manali

Manali ©
People visit Manali for a number of reasons, but all of them revolve around the landscape.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Solang Valley as well as Vashisht Baths. There's lots more to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Beas River, cruise along Rohtang Pass, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Manu Temple, and see the interesting displays at Museum of Himachal Culture & Folk Art.

To find reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Manali travel route planner .

You can drive from Amritsar to Manali in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. On the 14th (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Shimla.

Things to do in Manali

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Rohtang Pass
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Beas River ©
Beas River
Pandoh Dam ©
Pandoh Dam
Solang Valley ©
Solang Valley

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Khajjiar Lake. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Thu): contemplate the waterfront views at Khajjiar Lake, then admire the natural beauty at Rock Garden, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Dainkund Peak, and finally identify plant and animal life at Panjpulla.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read our Dalhousie road trip planner.

You can drive from Manali to Dalhousie in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) early enough to drive back home.

Things to do in Dalhousie

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Khajjiar Lake
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Dainkund Peak ©
Dainkund Peak
Khajjiar Lake ©
Khajjiar Lake
Rock Garden ©
Rock Garden

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