8 days in New Delhi, Katra & Amritsar Itinerary

8 days in New Delhi, Katra & Amritsar Itinerary

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8 days in New Delhi, Katra & Amritsar Itinerary

Start: Pune
Fly:  3​h 30​min
1
New Delhi
— 4 nights
Fly + Drive:  5​h
2
Katra
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h
3
Amritsar
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
End: Pune

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, shopping, parks, museums, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the landmark architecture of Humayun's Tomb, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Lotus Temple, contemplate the long history of India Gate, and indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour.

For maps, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our New Delhi tour planning website .

Pune to New Delhi is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. In December in New Delhi, expect temperatures between 27°C during the day and 10°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) early enough to travel to Katra.

Things to do in New Delhi

Historic Sites Tours Parks
Highlights from your plan
Humayun's Tomb ©
Humayun's Tomb
Qutub Minar ©
Qutub Minar
Akshardham ©
Akshardham

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Fri): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Bhairo Baba Temple, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Vaishno Devi, and then don't miss a visit to Baba Dhansar.

For photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Katra trip planner .

Explore your travel options from New Delhi to Katra with the Route module. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) so you can travel to Amritsar.

Things to do in Katra

Historic Sites

Side Trip

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

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.
On the 21st (Sat), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Harmandir Sahib, admire the natural beauty at Jallianwala Bagh, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Gurudwara Shri Janam Asthaan Shri Guru Amardas JI, and finally appreciate the history behind Serai Amanat Khan. Here are some ideas for day two: savor the flavors at Food & Drink and then indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

For where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Amritsar tour planner.

You can drive from Katra to Amritsar in 5 hours. In December, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 6°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Amritsar

Spas Tours Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Harmandir Sahib ©
Harmandir Sahib
Jallianwala Bagh ©
Jallianwala Bagh
Spas

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