9 days in Amritsar, Dharamsala & Dalhousie Itinerary

9 days in Amritsar, Dharamsala & Dalhousie Itinerary

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9 days in Amritsar, Dharamsala & Dalhousie Itinerary

Start: Mumbai
Fly:  4​h 15​min
1
Amritsar
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
2
Dharamsala
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
3
Dalhousie
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
4
Amritsar
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
End: Mumbai

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.
On the 1st (Sat), take in the spiritual surroundings of Durgiana Temple, then admire the natural beauty at Jallianwala Bagh, then admire the striking features of Akal Takht, and finally indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour. On the 2nd (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take an in-depth tour of The Partition Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Digamber Jain Temple, then contemplate the long history of Gobindgarh Fort, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Mandir Mata Lal Devi, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at ISKCON Amritsar.

For traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read Amritsar trip itinerary app .

Mumbai to Amritsar is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Traveling from Mumbai in June, expect nights in Amritsar to be about the same, around 76°F, while days are somewhat warmer, around 101°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun) early enough to drive to Dharamsala.

Things to do in Amritsar

Historic Sites Tours Museums
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Jallianwala Bagh ©
Jallianwala Bagh
Food Tours
Durgiana Temple ©
Durgiana Temple

3
nights
Dharamsala

Dharamsala ©
The hill station of Dharamsala's reputation stems from its large community of exiled Tibetan Buddhists, including the Dalai Lama.
Dharamsala is known for nature, historic sites, spas, museums, and classes. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire all the interesting features of Norbulingka Institute, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kalachakra Temple, admire the verdant scenery at Kangra Valley, and explore the activities along Dal Lake.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Dharamsala trip itinerary planning site .

Drive from Amritsar to Dharamsala in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) so you can go by car to Dalhousie.

Things to do in Dharamsala

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Jawalamukhi Devi Temple
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Norbulingka Institute ©
Norbulingka Institute
Triund Hill ©
Triund Hill
Bhagsu Waterfall ©
Bhagsu Waterfall

1
night
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): pause for some serene contemplation at St. John's Church and then take in the awesome beauty at Dainkund Peak.

To see photos, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Dalhousie trip maker app .

Traveling by car from Dharamsala to Dalhousie takes 4 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Amritsar.

Things to do in Dalhousie

Nature Parks Historic Sites
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Dainkund Peak ©
Dainkund Peak
St. John's Church ©
St. John's Church

2
nights
Amritsar

Amritsar ©
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Fri): take an in-depth tour of Maharaja Ranjit Singh Museum, pause for some photo ops at Maharaja Ranjit Singh Statue, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Gurudwara Bir Baba Budha Sahib, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tarn Taran Sahib. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Dukh Bhanjani Ber Tree, take in the spiritual surroundings of Gurudwara Baba Atal Rai, then don't miss a visit to Khalsa College, and finally relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

For more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, use the Amritsar trip itinerary planner .

Getting from Dalhousie to Amritsar by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and train; or do a combination of taxi and train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Amritsar

Historic Sites Spas Museums
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Tarn Taran Sahib ©
Tarn Taran Sahib
Khalsa College ©
Khalsa College
Spas

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