10 days in Amritsar & Himachal Pradesh Itinerary

10 days in Amritsar & Himachal Pradesh Itinerary

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Amritsar
— Few hours
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Dalhousie
— 3 nights
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Dharamsala
— 1 night
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Manali
— 3 nights
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Shimla
— 2 nights

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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 17th (Tue), let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour and then steep yourself in history at Gobindgarh Fort.

To find maps, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read Amritsar trip planning app.

Mumbai to Amritsar is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. In November, Amritsar is little chillier than Mumbai - with highs of 30°C and lows of 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) so you can drive to Dalhousie.

Things to do in Amritsar

Tours · Historic Sites
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Food Tours
Gobindgarh Fort ©
Gobindgarh Fort

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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.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Wed): buy something for everyone on your list at Gandhi Chowk Shopping Plaza, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Dainkund Peak, and then pause for some serene contemplation at St. John's Church. Keep things going the next day: identify plant and animal life at Panjpulla, explore the activities along Chamera Lake, and then admire the natural beauty at Rock Garden.

To see more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Dalhousie sightseeing planner.

You can drive from Amritsar to Dalhousie in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or do a combination of train and taxi. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Dharamsala.

Things to do in Dalhousie

Parks · Nature · Wildlife
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Dainkund Peak ©
Dainkund Peak
Chamera Lake ©
Chamera Lake
St. John's Church ©
St. John's Church

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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 20th (Fri): take in the awesome beauty at Triund Hill and then deepen your understanding at Norbulingka Institute.

For other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Dharamsala holiday maker.

You can drive from Dalhousie to Dharamsala in 4 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) to allow time to drive to Manali.

Things to do in Dharamsala

Nature · Parks
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Triund Hill ©
Triund Hill
Norbulingka Institute ©
Norbulingka Institute

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Manali

Manali ©
People visit Manali for a number of reasons, but all of them revolve around the landscape.
Bring the kids along to Solang Valley and Hidimba Devi Temple. There's much more to do: explore the activities along Beas River, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Manu Temple, take in the dramatic scenery at Jogini Waterfall, and see the interesting displays at Museum of Himachal Culture & Folk Art.

For traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Manali tour itinerary planning tool.

You can drive from Dharamsala to Manali in 7 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) early enough to drive to Shimla.

Things to do in Manali

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites
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Solang Valley ©
Solang Valley
Beas River ©
Beas River
Hidimba Devi Temple ©
Hidimba Devi Temple

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Shimla

Shimla ©
The city of Shimla spreads out across a ridge, offering views of Himalayan scenery all around.
On the 24th (Tue), don't miss a visit to The Ridge, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jakhu Temple, and then appreciate the history behind Monument Rani Jhansi. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: walk around Daulat Singh Park, make a trip to The Mall, then admire the striking features of Viceregal Lodge, and finally gain insight at Indian Institute of Advanced Study.

To see reviews, maps, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Shimla trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from Manali to Shimla takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. On the 26th (Thu), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Shimla

Historic Sites · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums
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Jakhu Temple ©
Jakhu Temple
The Mall ©
The Mall
Viceregal Lodge ©
Viceregal Lodge

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