9 days in North India Itinerary

9 days in North India Itinerary

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9 days in North India Itinerary

Start: Indore
Drive:  21​h
1
Amritsar
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
2
Dalhousie
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
3
Dharamsala
— 2 nights
Drive:  19​h 15​min
End: Indore

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Harmandir Sahib as well as Wagah. On the 24th (Sun), take in a show at Wagah. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: make a trip to Gobindgarh Fort, take in the spiritual surroundings of Durgiana Temple, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Harmandir Sahib.

To see more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Amritsar trip site .

Indore to Amritsar is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Traveling from Indore in November, expect Amritsar to be a bit cooler, temps between 30°C and 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Dalhousie.

Things to do in Amritsar

Historic Sites Nightlife
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Harmandir Sahib ©
Harmandir Sahib
Wagah ©
Wagah
Durgiana Temple ©
Durgiana Temple

2
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 26th (Thu): look for all kinds of wild species at Kalatop Wildlife Sanctuary, then take in the awesome beauty at Dainkund Peak, and then pause for some serene contemplation at St. John's Church. Here are some ideas for day two: look for all kinds of wild species at Panjpulla, explore the activities along Chamera Lake, and then admire the natural beauty at Rock Garden.

To see ratings, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Dalhousie day trip planning website .

Traveling by car from Amritsar to Dalhousie takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or do a combination of train and taxi. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) so you can go by car to Dharamsala.

Things to do in Dalhousie

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

Kalatop Wildlife Sanctuary
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Dainkund Peak ©
Dainkund Peak
Chamera Lake ©
Chamera Lake
Kalatop Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Kalatop Wildlife Sanctuary

2
nights
Dharamsala

Dharamsala ©
The hill station of Dharamsala's reputation stems from its large community of exiled Tibetan Buddhists, including the Dalai Lama.
On the 28th (Sat), take in the awesome beauty at Triund Hill and then deepen your understanding at Norbulingka Institute. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 29th (Sun): admire the verdant scenery at Kangra Valley, explore the activities along Dal Lake, and then admire the sheer force of Bhagsu Waterfall.

To find ratings, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Dharamsala trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Dalhousie to Dharamsala takes 4 hours. You will have some time to spend on the 30th (Mon) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Dharamsala

Nature Parks
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Triund Hill ©
Triund Hill
Norbulingka Institute ©
Norbulingka Institute
Bhagsu Waterfall ©
Bhagsu Waterfall

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