8 days in Dalhousie & Dharamsala Itinerary

8 days in Dalhousie & Dharamsala Itinerary

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8 days in Dalhousie & Dharamsala Itinerary

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

4
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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Bhalei Mata Temple and St. Patrick's Church. Visiting Panjpulla and Garam Sadak will get you outdoors. Next up on the itinerary: take in the awesome beauty at Dainkund Peak, take in nature's colorful creations at Rock Garden, explore the activities along Chamera Lake, and trek along Ganji Pahari.

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Amritsar to Dalhousie is an approximately 3.5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of train and bus; or do a combination of train and taxi. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Dharamsala.

Things to do in Dalhousie

Parks Trails Outdoors

Side Trip

Bhalei Mata Temple
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Chamera Lake ©
Chamera Lake
Bhalei Mata Temple ©
Bhalei Mata Temple
Dainkund Peak ©
Dainkund Peak

3
nights
Dharamsala

Dharamsala ©
The hill station of Dharamsala's reputation stems from its large community of exiled Tibetan Buddhists, including the Dalai Lama.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Jawali Ji Temple and Baglamukhi Temple. Visit Mata Brajeshwari Devi and Jawalamukhi Devi Temple for their historical value. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Dharamsala: Baijnath Temple (in Baijnath) and Indrahar Pass (in Kangra). And it doesn't end there: appreciate the views at Kangra Valley, take in the spiritual surroundings of Tushita Meditation Centre, admire the masterpieces at Museum of Kangra Art, and don't miss a visit to Aghanjar Mahadev Temple.

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Traveling by car from Dalhousie to Dharamsala takes 4 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) so you can go by car back home.

Things to do in Dharamsala

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Kangra, Jwalamukhi, Baijnath Temple
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Jawalamukhi Devi Temple ©
Jawalamukhi Devi Temple
Baijnath Temple ©
Baijnath Temple
Baglamukhi Temple ©
Baglamukhi Temple

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