8 days in Chandigarh, Punjab & New Delhi Itinerary

8 days in Chandigarh, Punjab & New Delhi Itinerary

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8 days in Chandigarh, Punjab & New Delhi Itinerary

Start: Ahmedabad
Fly:  2​h 30​min
1
Chandigarh
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
2
Amritsar
— 2 nights
Fly:  2​h 45​min
3
New Delhi
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h
End: Ahmedabad

1
night
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 1st (Mon): explore the activities along Sukhna Lake, then stroll through The Rock Garden of Chandigarh, and then get a sense of history and politics at Capitol Complex Tourist Centre. Keep things going the next day: examine the collection at Government Museum and Art Gallery, trek along Chandigarh Fitness Trail & Flower Garden, then admire the natural beauty at Smriti Upavan, and finally see the interesting displays at Museum Maison Jeanneret.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read Chandigarh journey maker site .

Ahmedabad to Chandigarh is an approximately 2.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) so you can drive to Amritsar.

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The Rock Garden of Chandigarh ©
The Rock Garden of Chandigarh
Sukhna Lake ©
Sukhna Lake
Capitol Complex Tourist Centre ©
Capitol Complex Tourist Centre

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.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Wed): indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, stroll through Jallianwala Bagh, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Digamber Jain Temple, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Golden Temple - Sri Harmandir Sahib. On the next day, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Gurudwara Guru Ka Mahal, then don't miss a visit to Akal Takht, then pause for some photo ops at Serai Amanat Khan, and finally relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers.

For photos, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Amritsar online vacation planner .

Getting from Chandigarh to Amritsar by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. April in Amritsar sees daily highs of 39°C and lows of 19°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) early enough to travel to New Delhi.

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Golden Temple - Sri Harmandir Sahib ©
Jallianwala Bagh ©
Jallianwala Bagh
Food Tours

4
nights
New Delhi

New Delhi ©
Designed by notable English architects and proclaimed India's capital in 1931, New Delhi sits in the middle of a sprawling metropolitan area with a population of over 25 million.
New Delhi is known for historic sites, parks, shopping, museums, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the striking features of Humayun's Tomb, steep yourself in history at India Gate, step into the grandiose world of Red Fort (Lal Quila), and indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour.

To see reviews, maps, and other tourist information, go to the New Delhi route planner.

You can fly from Amritsar to New Delhi in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Traveling from Amritsar in April, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 25°C in New Delhi. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

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Qutub Minar ©
Qutub Minar
Humayun's Tomb ©
Humayun's Tomb
Akshardham ©
Akshardham

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