8 days in New Delhi & Amritsar Itinerary

8 days in New Delhi & Amritsar Itinerary

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8 days in New Delhi & Amritsar Itinerary

Start: Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)
Fly:  5​h
1
New Delhi
— 3 nights
Fly:  2​h 45​min
2
Amritsar
— 2 nights
train:  7​h 15​min
3
New Delhi
— 1 day
Fly:  5​h
End: Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)

3
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.
Gandhi Smriti and Jantar Mantar will appeal to museum buffs. Humayun's Tomb and Gurudwara Bangla Sahib are good opportunities to explore the local culture. And it doesn't end there: make a trip to India Gate, explore the world behind art at Crafts Museum, step into the grandiose world of Red Fort (Lal Quila), and take in nature's colorful creations at Akshardham.

To see traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the New Delhi road trip app .

Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) to New Delhi is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) in September, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in New Delhi: temperatures range from 41°C by day to 30°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Amritsar.

Things to do in New Delhi

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Akshardham ©
Akshardham
Humayun's Tomb ©
Humayun's Tomb
India Gate ©
India Gate

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.
Attractions like Tarn Taran Sahib and Dukh Bhanjani Ber Tree make great kid-friendly stops. Visit Gurudwara Bir Baba Budha Sahib and Gobindgarh Fort for their historical value. And it doesn't end there: take an in-depth tour of The Partition Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Durgiana Temple, admire the natural beauty at Jallianwala Bagh, and brush up on your military savvy at Punjab State War Heroes Memorial & Museum.

To see reviews, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Amritsar travel route app .

You can fly from New Delhi to Amritsar in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. In September, daily temperatures in Amritsar can reach 39°C, while at night they dip to 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to New Delhi.

Things to do in Amritsar

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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The Partition Museum ©
The Partition Museum
Tarn Taran Sahib ©
Tarn Taran Sahib
Dukh Bhanjani Ber Tree ©
Dukh Bhanjani Ber Tree

1
day
New Delhi

New Delhi ©
On the 14th (Sat), take in the spiritual surroundings of Birla Mandir Temple (Lakshmi Narayan) and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Lotus Temple.

To see traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, use the New Delhi online vacation planner .

Traveling by flight from Amritsar to New Delhi takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in New Delhi

Historic Sites
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Lotus Temple ©
Lotus Temple
Birla Mandir Temple (Lakshmi Narayan) ©

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