9 days in New Delhi, Himachal Pradesh & Amritsar Itinerary

9 days in New Delhi, Himachal Pradesh & Amritsar Itinerary

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9 days in New Delhi, Himachal Pradesh & Amritsar Itinerary

Start: Bagdogra
Fly:  4​h 30​min
1
New Delhi
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h
2
Dharamsala
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
3
Amritsar
— 3 nights
Fly:  8​h 15​min
End: Bagdogra

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.
Hauz Khas Village and Gurudwara Sis Ganj Sahib are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Rajpath and Sai Baba Temple will appeal to history buffs. Explore New Delhi's surroundings by going to The Great India Place (in Noida) and Heritage Transport Museum (in Taoru). There's still lots to do: hunt for treasures at Gourmet Desire, take in the spiritual surroundings of Chhatarpur Temple, take in nature's colorful creations at Humayun's Tomb, and contemplate the long history of Raj Ghat.

To see more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our New Delhi holiday builder app .

Bagdogra to New Delhi is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive. In October, daytime highs in New Delhi are 39°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) early enough to travel to Dharamsala.

Things to do in New Delhi

Historic Sites Shopping Classes

Side Trips

The Great India Place, Heritage Transport Museum
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Rajpath ©
Rajpath
Gurudwara Sis Ganj Sahib ©
Gurudwara Sis Ganj Sahib
Chhatarpur Temple ©
Chhatarpur Temple

1
night
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 7th (Mon): relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jawalamukhi Devi Temple, then gain insight at Norbulingka Institute, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Gyuto Monastery.

For reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Dharamsala trip itinerary builder website .

Fly from New Delhi to Dharamsala in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Amritsar.

Things to do in Dharamsala

Spas Historic Sites

Side Trip

Jawalamukhi Devi Temple
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Jawalamukhi Devi Temple ©
Jawalamukhi Devi Temple
Gyuto Monastery ©
Gyuto Monastery
Spas

3
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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Durgiana Temple and Achaleshwar Temple. Visit Mandir Mata Lal Devi and Gurdwara Dera Baba Nanak for their historical value. Change things up with a short trip to Gurudwara Sri Chola Sahib in Gurdaspur (about 1h 15 min away). The adventure continues: take an in-depth tour of The Partition Museum, indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Dukh Bhanjani Ber Tree, and admire the striking features of Akal Takht.

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You can drive from Dharamsala to Amritsar in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi and train; or take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Amritsar are 37°C, while nighttime lows are 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Amritsar

Historic Sites Tours Museums

Side Trip

Gurdaspur
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Durgiana Temple ©
Durgiana Temple
Mandir Mata Lal Devi
Mandir Mata Lal Devi
The Partition Museum ©
The Partition Museum

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