9 days in India Itinerary

9 days in India Itinerary

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9 days in India Itinerary

Start: Mumbai
1
Amritsar
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
2
Dalhousie
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Dharamsala
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Palampur
— 2 nights
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 22nd (Fri), relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers. On the next day, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Golden Temple - Sri Harmandir Sahib, admire the natural beauty at Jallianwala Bagh, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Gurudwara Guru Ka Mahal, and finally get the lay of the land with Walking tours.

To find reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Amritsar day trip planning site .

Mumbai to Amritsar is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. When traveling from Mumbai in February, plan for slightly colder days and much colder nights in Amritsar: temperatures range from 25°C by day to 8°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Dalhousie.

Things to do in Amritsar

Spas Historic Sites Tours
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Golden Temple - Sri Harmandir Sahib ©
Jallianwala Bagh ©
Jallianwala Bagh
Food Tours

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.
On the 24th (Sun), take in the awesome beauty at Dainkund Peak, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Raghunath Temple, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Norwood Paramdham, and finally admire the striking features of Rang Mahal.

For traveler tips, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Dalhousie online tour itinerary planner .

You can drive from Amritsar to Dalhousie in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of train and taxi. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Dharamsala.

Things to do in Dalhousie

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Raghunath Temple
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Dainkund Peak ©
Dainkund Peak

2
nights
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 25th (Mon): take in the awesome beauty at Triund Hill, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Dalai Lama Temple Complex, and then admire all the interesting features of HPCA Stadium. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 26th (Tue): relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. John, then appreciate the views at Kangra Valley, and finally admire all the interesting features of Norbulingka Institute.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Dharamsala trip itinerary planning website .

Getting from Dalhousie to Dharamsala by car takes about 2.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Palampur.

Things to do in Dharamsala

Nature Parks Historic Sites
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Norbulingka Institute ©
Norbulingka Institute
Triund Hill ©
Triund Hill
Dalai Lama Temple Complex ©
Dalai Lama Temple Complex

2
nights
Palampur

Palampur is a green hill station and a municipal council in the Kangra Valley in the Indian state of Himachal Pradesh, surrounded by tea gardens and pine forests before they merge with the Dhauladhar ranges. On the 27th (Wed), make a trip to Deer Park Institute and then glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour. On your second day here, tour the pleasant surroundings at Saurabh Van Vihar, don't miss a visit to Neugal Khad, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Baijnath Temple, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tashi Jong Buddhist Monastery.

To see ratings, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Palampur trip maker .

You can drive from Dharamsala to Palampur in 1.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Palampur

Adventure Parks Tours

Side Trips

Bir, Baijnath Temple
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Parasailing & Paragliding
Baijnath Temple ©
Baijnath Temple
Deer Park Institute ©
Deer Park Institute

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