8 days in New Delhi, Dharamsala & Dalhousie Itinerary

8 days in New Delhi, Dharamsala & Dalhousie Itinerary

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8 days in New Delhi, Dharamsala & Dalhousie Itinerary

Start: Pune
Fly:  3​h 30​min
1
New Delhi
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h
2
Dharamsala
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Dalhousie
— 3 nights
taxi + Fly:  7​h
End: Pune

2
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.
Family-friendly places like Jantar Mantar and Nature & Wildlife Tours will thrill your kids. The adventure continues: contemplate the long history of Humayun's Tomb, make a trip to India Gate, see the interesting displays at National Rail Museum, and admire the striking features of Qutub Minar.

To see traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the New Delhi online trip itinerary builder .

Pune to New Delhi is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. In June, daytime highs in New Delhi are 45°C, while nighttime lows are 32°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Dharamsala.

Things to do in New Delhi

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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Humayun's Tomb ©
Humayun's Tomb
Jantar Mantar ©
Jantar Mantar
National Rail Museum ©
National Rail Museum

2
nights
Dharamsala

Dharamsala ©
The hill station of Dharamsala's reputation stems from its large community of exiled Tibetan Buddhists, including the Dalai Lama.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Tue): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jawalamukhi Devi Temple, then explore and take pictures at Norbulingka Institute, and then take in the awesome beauty at Triund Hill. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 5th (Wed): don't miss a visit to Chamunda Devi Temple, take in the spiritual surroundings of Mata Brajeshwari Devi, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Dalai Lama Temple Complex, and finally admire the sheer force of Bhagsu Waterfall.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Dharamsala trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Getting from New Delhi to Dharamsala by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) so you can drive to Dalhousie.

Things to do in Dharamsala

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Mata Brajeshwari Devi, Jawalamukhi Devi Temple
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Triund Hill ©
Triund Hill
Jawalamukhi Devi Temple ©
Jawalamukhi Devi Temple
Chamunda Devi Temple ©
Chamunda Devi Temple

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.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Thu): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Dainkund Peak, explore the activities along Khajjiar Lake, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. John's Church. Here are some ideas for day two: steep yourself in history at Subhash Baoli, contemplate the waterfront views at Chamera Lake, and then see human ingenuity at work at Chamera Dam.

To find other places to visit, reviews, photos, and tourist information, use the Dalhousie online trip builder .

Drive from Dharamsala to Dalhousie in 2.5 hours. On the 8th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

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

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