8 days in India Itinerary

8 days in India Itinerary

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8 days in India Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
taxi:  12 h
1
Katra
— 2 nights
taxi:  1 h 30 min
2
Jammu City
— 1 night
taxi:  4 h
3
Dharamsala
— 1 night
taxi:  2 h
4
Jwalamukhi
— 1 day
taxi:  3 h
5
Amritsar
— 1 night
taxi:  7 h 30 min
End: New Delhi

2
nights
Katra

Katra ©
Located at the foothills of the Trikuta Mountains, Katra serves as a base for the great pilgrimage to the cave shrine of Mata Vaishno Devi.
On the 3rd (Sun), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Vaishno Devi. On the next day, don't miss a visit to Bhairo Baba Temple.

To see traveler tips, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Katra tour itinerary maker.

New Delhi to Katra is an approximately 5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. You'll have a few hours on the 5th (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling to Jammu City.

Things to do in Katra

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Vaishno Devi ©
Vaishno Devi
Bhairo Baba Temple ©
Bhairo Baba Temple

1
night
Jammu City

Jammu City ©
Standing on the banks of the Tawi River, Jammu City enjoys popularity as the winter capital of Kashmir.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Tue): take in the spiritual surroundings of Raghunath Temple, then hunt for treasures at Raghunath Bazaar, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Ranbireshwar Temple. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate the long history of Bahu Fort and then admire the masterpieces at Amar Mahal Museum and Library.

To find photos, reviews, maps, and tourist information, go to the Jammu City online trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Katra to Jammu City takes 1.5 hours. In May, daytime highs in Jammu City are 44°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Dharamsala.

Things to do in Jammu City

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Side Trip

Bahu Fort
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Ranbireshwar Temple ©
Ranbireshwar Temple
Amar Mahal Museum and Library ©
Amar Mahal Museum and Library
Bahu Fort ©
Bahu Fort

1
night
Dharamsala

Dharamsala ©
The hill station of Dharamsala's reputation stems from its large community of exiled Tibetan Buddhists, including the Dalai Lama.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Thu): look for gifts at Kushi Boutique.

For maps, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Dharamsala trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Jammu City to Dharamsala in 4.5 hours. On the 7th (Thu), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Jwalamukhi.

Things to do in Dharamsala

Shopping
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Kushi Boutique ©
Kushi Boutique

1
day
Jwalamukhi

Jwalamukhi
On the 7th (Thu), don't miss a visit to Chamba Pattan.

To see more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Jwalamukhi vacation builder tool .

You can drive from Dharamsala to Jwalamukhi in 1.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) early enough to travel to Amritsar.

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.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Fri): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Durgiana Temple, get engrossed in the history at The Partition Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Harmandir Sahib, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Digamber Jain Temple, and finally look for gifts at India House.

To see traveler tips and more tourist information, you can read our Amritsar online trip itinerary builder .

Traveling by car from Jwalamukhi to Amritsar takes 4.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 46°C in May, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Amritsar

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
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Harmandir Sahib ©
Harmandir Sahib
Durgiana Temple ©
Durgiana Temple
The Partition Museum ©
The Partition Museum

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